When it comes to the MRC, Council turns a blind eye again and again.

Two days ago the CMFEU had their annual picnic day at the racecourse. Contrary to the so called ‘agreement’ –

  • Cars were parked in the centre of the racecourse – a definite ‘no-no’
  • No traffic wardens to manage the mayhem – although radio reports kept warning motorists to stay clear of the area
  • No warning to residents
  • No clarity as to whether this constitutes a ‘major’ event or not?
  • In short, council simply lets the MRC do whatever it wants, whenever it wants.

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The Caulfield Village is now really taking shape along Station St and residents should not be surprised to find that what was supposed to be a 5 storey building (according to the Incorporated Plan of 2011) became a 6 storey building with the Development Plan. Please also note how balconies are now allowed to intrude as far as they like into the setbacks – courtesy of another Amendment that was gleefully promoted by council. We can hardly wait for all the other cave-ins to occur when the next set of Development plans come in for the remaining two precincts. Well done council for selling out residents completely!

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