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Thursday, 30 May 2013

Reminder - Submissions Due Port Melbourne Waterfront Urban Design Framework

Port Melbourne Waterfront Urban Design Framework
City of Port Phillip
Reminder - Submissions Due 1st June 2013

As advised on the13th May via an email from the Secretary, BCNA, the closing date for Council acceptances of submissions on the draft CoPP Port Melbourne Waterfront Urban Design Framework (as approved for consultation) is nominally 1st June 2013.

Our BCNA President has consulted with Council officers and received assurance that CoPP will consider submissions received subsequent to this date. Sooner rather than later would be wise as we have no indication as to how long this extension will apply.
 
Note that this Framework includes Beacon Cove Promenade, Princes Pier and the Bay and Beach Street Hub, but excludes privately owned property e.g. 1- 7 Waterfront Place, there being a quite separate process for establishment of CoPP's position in relation to this area.

Those who have previously forwarded submission to Council on the Port Melbourne Waterfront UDF (which then included 1- 7 Waterfront Place) will need to resubmit for this latest round
That is, you may wish to prepare a new submission or resubmit previous correspondence deleting reference to 1 - 7 Waterfront Place or resubmit previous correspondence acknowledging to Council that you are aware that references to 1-7 Waterfront Place are not directly relevant to the current consultation process.
 
Click here to go the CoPP website page with full details of the 2013 framework and see further down the page on how you can make a submission.

Extract from CoPP website page with links....

How to have your say

The City of Port Phillip will be accepting submissions to the Draft Port Melbourne Waterfront UDF 2013 until 1 June 2013. Council will then consider all submissions, make any necessary changes to the work, and adopt a final document.

Review the documents

  • Download or view online at Council’s Have Your Say webpage
  • Review hard copies at any City of Port Phillip library or town hall

Make a submission


Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Exhibition: The Borough and Its People: Port Melbourne 1839 to 1939

Exhibition

The Borough and Its People: Port Melbourne 1839 to 1939 - the book and the exhibition

Exhibition closes on Friday 31 May 2013

Foyer/Gallery at Port Melbourne Town Hall

333 Bay Street

 
Interested in the history of Port Melbourne?  Find out more and visit the exhibition this week.

Port Melbourne residents, Graham and Margaret Bride, have written an accessible, illustrated history of Port Melbourne from the year Liardet stepped ashore at 'the beach' in 1839 to the eve of the second World War. 

There 'is something for everyone' in this publication as Professor Weston Bate said in launching the book.

The book is supported by an exhibition of a very high standard in the foyer/gallery of the Port Melbourne Town Hall at 333 Bay St. The exhibition is laid out according to the chapter headings of the book. If you haven't got the time to read the book, you can get an excellent overview of it from the exhibition. It closes on Friday.

The book is available from the newsagent and the Port Melbourne Town Hall Assist desk

 

Monday, 27 May 2013

Beach Patrol 3207 - Next Beach Clean

Beach Patrol 3207
Next Beach Clean
Saturday 1 June at 9 am
Meet  Opposite London Hotel adjacent to Station Pier
 
Hi 3207 Beach patrollers

Our next group clean is Saturday 1 June 9am on Port beach. Please gather in our bright blue t shirts opposite the London Hotel adjacent to Station Pier.
This beach usually hides good stashes of litter in the bushes - so should be a productive hour! see you there and a coffee n chat afterwards.
New t shirts will be there for new members.

Happy Beaches