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 ...

Pet test on agenda

A FRANKSTON council push to introduce a pet ownership test has not been resolved at the May MAV state council meeting. At the meeting of the councils, Frankston Council submitted a motion that read “...

Session to have say on land sale

THE sale of public land on Evelyn Street will be discussed at a two hour consultation session on 9 May. The sale of the land was to be debated behind closed doors at Frankston’s 18 February council m...

Green Wedge plan out to consultation

THE proposed 2019 Green Wedge management plan will be put out for a six week period of public consultation. Frankston Council’s plan was debated at the 24 April council meeting, with Cr Glenn Aitken ...

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...