Pleas to save trees

FRANKSTON Council will make a plea to the state government to have greater protection placed on red gum trees. Council voted on 22 July to make “representation” to the Premier Daniel Andrews, energy ...

Ratepayers pay for parting gift

RATEPAYERS will foot the bill for a gift to departing Kingston CEO John Nevins. Kingston Council voted on 22 July to “approve the expenditure of $2,000 for the purposes of a gift to the retiring CEO”...

Survey says council on the up

FRANKSTON Council’s performance has improved, but are still below the standards set statewide according to the results of a community satisfaction survey coordinated by the Department of Environment,...

New CEO chosen

JULIE Reid has been announced as the new CEO of Kingston Council. Ms Reid replaces outgoing CEO John Nevins, who has been with Kingston Council since 2005. Her tenure will begin on 26 August. “I look...

Kingston Council structure review

THE Victorian Electoral Commission have begun a review into the structure of Kingston Council.  The electoral representation review will determine whether Kingston Council has an appropriate num...

Petition to relieve Mentone traffic woes

A PETITION with over 1000 signatures was submitted to Kingston Council this week flagging concerns with the redesign of Mentone Parade. Cr Geoff Gledhill presented the petition to the CEO, declaring ...

Council structure under review

THE Victorian Electoral Commission have begun a review into the structure of Kingston Council.  The electoral representation review will determine whether Kingston Council has an appropriate num...

Cash for shop front improvement

GRANTS of up to $5000 will be available for Frankston business owners to put towards refurbishing their shopfronts. The state government and council joint initiative is designed to help clean up the ...