Climate change action survey

FRANKSTON Council is asking residents to take a survey about the impacts of climate change and what should be done to address it. Frankston mayor Sandra Mayer said “we recognise the need for urgent a...

Councillor censured for Facebook post

A CENSURE motion has been passed by Frankston Council against Cr Steve Toms. Cr Toms had posted a video to his Facebook page spruiking council’s new free parking scheme. The video was later removed, ...

Sports works in long term plans

FRANKSTON Council has approved their long term infrastructure plan, which outlines a plan for the next decade of council spending. Councillors approved the plan unanimously at their June meeting. As ...

Minister removal won’t change law

THE removal of local government minister Adem Somyurek won’t have an effect on changes made when the new Local Government Act was passed in March this year. The passage of the act mandated changes to...

Council call centre open

FRANKSTON Council has opened a call centre service to assist people who need to access services during the coronavirus pandemic. Frankston mayor Sandra Mayer said “the call centre is designed to faci...

Fireworks show to go on

FRANKSTON Council has agreed to continue using fireworks for their local events after completing a cost analysis into alternatives. In January council considered cancelling the fireworks display for ...

Jobs on agenda

FRANKSTON Council has agreed to call for a report outlining “any opportunities to be further investigated regarding changes to processes, strategic position and policy that could aid with the creatio...

Councillor’s suspension concludes

FRANKSTON councillor Steve Toms’ four month suspension has concluded. A councillor conduct panel upheld a bullying complaint against Cr Toms in September last year, and handed him a four month suspen...

Report into development applications

A REPORT will be prepared by Frankston Council officers looking into whether developers embroiled in the IBAC investigation into alleged corruption at Casey Council have lodged applications in Franks...

Cash for kinder enrolment change

THE state government has given an $18,000 handout to council to go towards improving their enrolment system for kindergartens. The grant will be used for the implementation of a central enrolment sys...