Redland City Council – week ending 30 May

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Redlands2030 brings you a weekly summary of Redland City Council news, media stunts and photo opportunities.

Hawaiian Voyaging Canoe visiting the Redlands

Hawaiian Voyaging Canoe Hōkūleʻa

Hawaiian Voyaging Canoe Hōkūleʻa

The Council advised that the Hawaiian Voyaging Canoe Hōkūleʻa is visiting Redland City. The voyage will cover 47,000 nautical miles, 85 ports, and 26 countries as it sails around the world to promote indigenous knowledge, ocean restoration and global sustainability. Residents were encouraged to make the visitors welcome.

For more information here is the Council’s news release. and a brief report by the Redland City Bulletin

Dredging of Weinam Creek to improve access

Redland City Council will be undertaking dredging on Weinam Creek, Redland Bay as part of their regular maintenance schedule.

Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards said the eight week dredge was expected to start Monday 1 June, and would provide safer more reliable access to the bay.

For more information here is the Council’s news release. and a report by the Redland City Bulletin

Aquatic Paradise residents discuss planning concerns

Community meeting to discuss Dorsal Drive development

Community meeting to discuss Dorsal Drive development

“Developments in conflict with the Redlands Planning Scheme were discussed when more than 150 Birkdale residents met to oppose a townhouse project in Dorsal Drive, Aquatic Paradise on Monday.” reported the Redland City Bulletin.

This meeting was also the subject of a Redlands2030 post: Residents discuss Dorsal Drive objections

Council Meeting on 3 June at 9:30 am

Council will have a General Meeting on Wednesday 3 June, commencing as usual at 9:30 am. Here is a link to the agenda.

Items on the agenda include:

11.2.1 NEW LOCAL LAWS IMPLEMENTATION-DELEGATIONS
11.2.2 NEW LOCALLAWS IMPLEMENTATION-HORSE SIGNAGE
11.2.3 REVIEW OF DELEGATIONS TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
11.2.4 OPERATIONAL PLAN 2015/16
11.4.1 CONSOLIDATED ENVIRONMENT POLICIES
11.5.1 NEW LEASE REDLAND BAY MEN’S SHED
11.5.2 NEW LEASE TO CLEVELAND THORNLANDS CRICKET CLUB INC
11.5.3 GAZETTAL OF PART OF WELLINGTON POINT AS A BATHING RESERVE
11.5.4 PUBLIC VEHICLE ACCESS TO THE BASIN AT AMITY POINT
13.1.1 RESCIND MOTION OF GENERAL MEETING 20 MAY 2015 (Item 11.2.1 Redland City Council Corporate Plan: 2015-2020)
14.1.1 SMBI TRANSPORT STRATEGY
There is also one item for discussion in closed session:
16.1.1 APPOINTMENT OF INTEGRATED VOICE RECOGNITION/RESPONSE CONTRACTOR

Report by Redlands2030 – 31 May 2015