Council hopes that water makes a splash

FRANKSTON Council is one of eight Victorian councils receiving support from Vichealth to help make water the “drink of choice” at local sporting facilities. Frankston mayor Michael O’Reilly said it w...

Station Street Mall road closure explored

FRANKSTON councillors have voted to confer with emergency services about the possibility of cutting off vehicle access to Station Street Mall. Councillors voted nearly unanimously to explore cutting ...

Refugee motion splits councillors

A MOTION for Kingston councillors to note that “refugees and migrants have made a positive contribution to our community” has divided council. The motion, moved by deputy mayor Cr Steve Staikos, read...

Concern from council on campaigning

FRANKSTON Council will write to VicRoads to express their “grave concern that a government authority sees fit to grant consent for reserves under its control being used for candidate electoral signag...

Council calls for commitments

FRANKSTON Council has made a plea to re-elected Frankston MP Paul Edbrooke to make funding commitments to their ‘Future Frankston’ projects. Council last week released a statement which heaped praise...

Change of guard for pool operator

THREE out of five board members of Peninsula Leisure have been replaced in a significant shake-up. Frankston Council confirmed that, three new “non-executive directors” have been appointed to the boa...

Councillor O’Connor back on board

FRANKSTON councillor Lillian O’Connor has returned to council after a prolonged leave of absence. Cr O’Connor stepped down as deputy mayor and had a leave of absence granted in June, with “personal r...

‘Gifts’ enable networking – mayor

TICKETS and invitations for council officers and councillors to attend sporting events are a “perfect example” of the type of “gift” that can benefit Mornington Peninsula Shire, according to the mayo...