BCS Inc. News 2015

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DECEMBER 2015

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SPECIALMEETING ON PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT C140: Bayside Council heard 45 speakers, then voted to pursue C140.

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FEATUREARTICLE ON BEAUMARIS: The’Domain’ section of The Age had a 2-page article on Beaumaris on 2015-12-12.  

 

NOVEMBER 2015

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HOLDINGSTREET TREESPACE: BCSInc. letterto Bayside City Council seeks replanting for sawn-off and dying Manna Gums.

 

OCTOBER 2015

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RICKETTSPOINT SIGNAGE DESIGN STYLE

GUIDEBCSInc. letterto Bayside City Council comments on new signage plans.

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ABC1TV NEWS: See video of leading palaeontologist, and the BMYS Ltd Commodore, speaking on marina proposal.

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CHURCH WITHDRAWS TREE APPLICATION: A recentpew sheet notifies parishioners of the withdrawal of its application.

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DRAFTMINUTES OF BCS INC. 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: See the draft minutes and the President’s Report.

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

*BAYSIDE PLAN AMENDMENT C140: Send yoursupport here or Bayside Council’s strong move against overdevelopment.

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RESPONSEBY SUB-BRANCH COMMITTEE: RSL Committee declined to implement the general meeting resolution below. 

 

AUGUST 2015

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COUNCIL FOOTPATH CONSTRUCTION: BCS Inc. gave its views on unnecessary concretefootpaths on many nature strips.

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HEAVY TRACKED MACHINES CROSS LANDSIDE RESERVE: The LandsideReserve suffers to repair a botched development.

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BEAUMARIS RSL GENERAL MEETING: A motion that the Committee strive to retain the Beaumaris property wassolidly carried.

 

JULY 2015

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ARTICLE IN THE CONVERSATION: Prof. John Long, of Flinders University, has a fine article on theBeaumaris Bay Fossil Site. 

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CHURCH DAMAGES TREE ROOTS: In the week before objections to their removal close, a Church damages roots of the trees.

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CHURCH TRIES TO REMOVE 5 MATURE TREES: Beaumaris Anglicans urged to save their 5 trees by using an already clear site.

 

MARCH 2015

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VCAT APPEAL FOR RSL PARKLAND: The appeal resulted in VCAT reducing the lots from 21 to 20, and saving a tree or so.

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VISUAL IMPACT OF JUST ONE BIG BOAT: Click here to see the visual impact of just one 20-metre power boat in Beaumaris Bay.

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COMMENT ON COUNCIL’S DRAFT WALKING STRATEGY: BCSInc’s 1-page comment alerts Council to certain faults in the draft.

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FOSSILS OF BEAUMARIS: Museumof Victoria publication has fine photos of Beaumaris fossils with their names and description.

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“THE CROCODILE THAT ATE THE POWERBOATS”: Public Land Consultancy’s analysisof the marina controversy and the law

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CLEAN UP AUSTRALIA DAY AT LANDSIDE RESERVE: Volunteers are asked to meet on Sunday 2015-03-01 as detailed here.

 

 FEBRUARY 2015

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VCAT’S2ND REFUSAL FOR 1 NAUTILUS ST: Thesame developer, again seeking 3 three-storey dwellings, was refuseda permit.

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 FOSSILSITE: Over 1,000 people attended Prof. Tim Flannery and others‘ talks on the Beaumaris Bay Fossil Site in February 2015.

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CHANNEL7 NEWS ITEM ON MARINA PLAN: PeterHitchener reports on the BMYS Ltd marina controversy for Beaumaris Bay.

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STATEMENTBY U.S. PALAEONTOLOGY SOCIETY: The Paleontological Society supports protectingBeaumaris Bay Fossil Site.

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ARTICLEON FOSSIL EVENT: The Age on Friday has anillustrated article on the Fossil Site before the Fossil Event above.

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NEW WEBSITE OPPOSES MARINA: The website nobeaumarismarina.com is opposing the Beaumaris marina.

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PROF.JOHN LONG’S LETTER: Society of Vertebrate Paleontology warns of marina’sthreat to the Beaumaris Bay Fossil Site

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ROYAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA SUPPORTS FOSSIL SITE PROTECTION: A position statement by this long established scientific society stresses the need for Victoria’s Govenment to protect the internationally important Beaumaris Bay Fossil Site.

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BAYSIDEWEEKLY REVIEW ARTICLES ON FOSSIL SITE:

Articlesreport views of Professors Tim Flannery and John Long.

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BMYSOPEN DAY: Motor Yacht Squadron’s Open Day to explain its marina proposal, on Sunday, 01 February 2015, 10 am – 2 pm

  

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