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2003 Records

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·  Bayside Council Approvals
Committee, on 1st December, refused a permit to build 2 roof decks
(height of
11.24 m)

at 1 & 1A Beach Road, Beaumaris. Agenda Page 80


·  VCAT judgment upholding Bayside Council’s refusal to permit 3
two-storey dwellings on a 920 m2 lot at 420 Balcombe Rd Beaumaris
sets limits. BCS Inc.’s view was heard. 

·  VCAT upholds, on streetscape
& neighbourhood character,
  Bayside City Council
rejection of proposed 7-dwelling block, with 16 underground car spaces, &
2 roof decks.

·  Bayside City Council
releases its Draft Bayside
Bicycle Strategy
, which notes the need to complete the link
from Cromer Road to Charman Road,
reveals no details.

·  Hutchison Communications’ A4-size laminated paper
signs at
Beach Park fence invite questions on planned mobile phone antennas Rennison-Sparks & Haydens-Coral.


·  Details of three infestations of Sparaxis
bulbs in Beaumaris Beach Park
have been reported to CityWide, Bayside City
Council’s conservation reserves contractor.


of Abandoning the "Minor Viewing Platform" originally proposed near
"Moysey Gardens": Letter sent to Bayside Council


·  Mrs Barbara Cook, 7th Treasurer of BCS, 1976-79,
died on 24th August 2003. Former BCS Presidents Geoffrey Goode and Ken
Rendell attended her Memorial Service.

Permit from Bayside Council & Department of
Sustainability & Environment to dredge Beaumaris Bay to increase access
to Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron

JULY 2003

Current Bayside Planning Scheme Index
Map, & Zoning Maps, Coastal Height Control Maps, & Vegetation
Protection Overlay Maps
for Western & Eastern Beaumaris

Bayside City Council Press Release
partial acceptance by the Planning Minister of proposed C2 Amendment to the Bayside Planning Scheme

Bayside City Council to be praised
removing the serious pest plant Polygala in Beach Park from
Deauville Street to Cromer Road – only 2 more infested sections left!

of Beaumaris proposed
by Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc. to be
designated for protection in Bayside
Council’s  2003 Neighbourhood Character Review

JUNE 2003

by BCS Inc. President to Special Meeting on Heritage of Bayside
City Council’s General Committee

·  Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc. makes new Regulations
Nos. 2 and 3
to establish Standing Orders for
meetings, and provisions for elections at General Meetings.

MAY 2003

of the Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc. Bulletin


·  Special Council Election Issue of the Beaumaris
Conservation Society Inc. Bulletin
Society’s recommendations on the best candidate in Moysey
and Ebden Wards.

·  Proposed "Viewing Platforms" at Moysey Gardens in Beach Park: Intrusion
of Unnecessary Structures is Opposed
should be on Pest Plant control.

acute bushfires bring back memories of the 1944 Beaumaris Bushfire

to Bayside Councillor Graeme Disney
(Bayside Leader, 27 Jan 2003, p. 14)
and BCS Inc. Treasurer, Geoffrey Goode, who both have strong  memories
of being  near it as young children when it happened: Click here to
see copy of the Report on that bushfire.


50th Anniversary, on 28th January 2003, of the Inaugural
General Meeting
of Beaumaris Tree Preservation Society (renamed Beaumaris
Conservation Society
in 1970) 

Congratulations to Roy Hardcastle AO, a member of
Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc. since 1983, on the announcement, in the
Australia Day Honours List, of his appointment as an Officer of the Order
of Australia


Click here to visit the Web site of Port Phillip
Conservation Council Inc.