council news

Bike Plan...put outer suburbs on the map!

Submitted by sam on Sun, 25/07/2010 - 12:00

The city is in the midst of preparing a new Bike Plan to promote cycling in Fremantle. You might remember my dismay when I discovered that the consultants who had been commissioned to draft the plan had not included Samson or Hilton in the study area!

Freo pulls pin on youth crisis accommodation service

Submitted by sam on Sat, 24/07/2010 - 12:00

Council is withdrawing from the provision of the youth crisis accommodation service (18-25 year olds) based in Quarry St. Essentially this is a state government service and the city is the contracted service provider.

Council drops individual GPS

Submitted by sam on Fri, 23/07/2010 - 12:00

In what is a great result for common sense and civil liberties; council management, the workforce and the Australian Services Union have agreed that parking officers will not carry individual GPS monitors.

Hilton Precinct works out priorities

Submitted by sam on Sat, 01/05/2010 - 12:32

The April meeting of the Hilton Precinct hammered out a list of local projects residents at the meeting would like to see funded in the next Council budget:

Review of Hilton Local Planning Area Policy

Submitted by sam on Thu, 25/02/2010 - 13:00

The February 24 Council meeting voted to review the Local Planning Policies for a number of suburbs, including Hilton. One of the features of the Hilton Planning Policy that I strongly believe should be retained is it's recommendation that houses only have single garages facing the street.

Freo Hawks need proper facilities

Submitted by sam on Tue, 23/02/2010 - 22:37

The February Hilton Precinct meeting heard a passionate presentation from Vice President of Fremantle Hawks Junior Football Club Leon Flanagan.

Shop till we drop?

Submitted by sam on Wed, 27/01/2010 - 13:00

January 2009: Council was presented with a proposal to extend the boundaries of the “Fremantle Tourism Precinct” to cover the whole of the City of Fremantle.

Affordable community spaces in the CBD

Submitted by sam on Fri, 18/12/2009 - 13:00

December 2009: In my experience there is a real shortage of affordable spaces in central Fremantle available for hire by community groups who want to hold meetings, functions, workshops and other activities.