MINUTES OF MEETINGOFFLOWERDALE RECOVERY COMMITTEE@BURGO’S SHEDMONDAY 7
Peter Auty, Judy Baker, Julie Bateman, John Burgess, Annie Robertson, RicStubbings, Darryl Treloar (MSC Bushfire Reconstruction & Recovery Co-ordinator), Leanne Pleash (Hub Captain), Liam Mc Carthy (MSC CDO), BetsyHarrington (VBRRA)
Kim Fawcus (VBRRA)
John Burgess welcomed our guests.
Around the table.
Peter Auty: No more
Economics (John Burgess):Jane Arwis & Paul spent a day in Flowerdale (thanks Betsy). Discussionaround training for the new wholesale markets and DonnybrookInterchange. Discussions around agricultural issues: growing locally tosupply markets. Discussion around the acquisition of the Hazeldene Storeand set up as co-op, long term project and in its early stages.Meeting with Mara Bunn Green Cross in conjunction with other bodies –Building Back Green funding with Flowerdale being the main area for development.2.Environment (Julie Bateman):Trees: Julie reported. As environment is part of her special interest with theFRC, Julie has been monitoring the issues of trees, bores and theenvironmental issues surrounding them.Peter Auty suggested we keep free the 6
December for the BBB – BigBlackberry Bash. Request to Council for suitable chemical products to helpwith this.
Funding (Ric Stubbings):Donation for Playground equipment $536, with the possibility of putting thisto playground at Community House.
Sustainable Building (Ric Stubbings):Council is requiring new builders to use treatment plants, yet, this may notbe in the best interest of Flowerdale’s long term sustainability objectives.FRC would like to see more co-ordination, communication and
efficienciesin rebuilding in relation to treatment plants, water etc.
FRC Action:Working group to be set up from CRC, Community and Shire.
Fire Safety including community safety (Judy Baker):