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 DECEMBER2016
*BIG TREE SLAUGHTER
AT COLLEGE SITE:
Disgusted citizens
saw a
tragedy
. A 100%indigenous planting is now
needed.
*MRS JOAN KRSTIC: A BCS Inc. member
since 1997, Joandied on 2016-12-10.
*PROFESSIONAL
ARBORIST’S REPORT ON COLLEGE SITE
TREES:
This important
arborist’s report is accessible here.
*BCS INC. THANKS
CHRIS SUTTON:
BCS Inc’s letterunder seal thanked Chris, a
former BCS Inc. President, for his
great work.
 NOVEMBER2016
*SCHOOL BUILDING
AUTHORITY’S ‘INFORMATION SESSION’:
VSBA’ssession, on Friday, 25 November,
was inept.
*BEAUMARIS PRIMARY:
School newsletter
shows BCS Inc. President’s letter
applauding the school winning a
Biodiversity Award.
*IMPORTANT LETTER: BCS Inc. publishes a
strong letterto the Education Minister on
major issues with the school site
process.
*VIDEO: See a 7-minutevideo of Heather Stewart
explaining the importance of retaining
trees, including the River Red Gums.
*INFORMATION
SESSION:
A full meeting
heard reportof work to reduce tree loss
& avoid non-indigenous planting at
School site.
*SECONDARY COLLEGE
TREES:
Plansand details of tree removal and
replacement provided by School
Building Authority.
*BAYSIDE COUNCIL ELECTIONRESULTS: The polls were declared
at 5:30 p.m. on 2016-11-02 at the
Bayside Corporate Centre.
 OCTOBER2016
*229 TREES TO GO AT
SECONDARY COLLEGE:
BCS Inc. and
Bayside City Council want detailsof trees and time to consider.
*BCS INC. THANKS CR
HEATHER STEWART:
BCS Inc’s letterunder seal thanked Heather for
her fine work on Bayside Council.
 SEPTEMBER2016
*SUPPORTING
BAYSIDE’S CR LAURIE EVANS:
BCS Inc. advertisements
in Bayside Leader urge ‘VOTE
1 Laurie Evans’.
*DRAFT MINUTES OF
THE 2016 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, AND
THE PRESIDENT’S
REPORT
 JULY
2016
*APPLICATION FOR
NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTING:
The applicationfor Beaumaris Bay is now on the
federal heritage website.
*BCSINC. BULLETIN: July 2016
issue
features Concourse Master
Plan, marina threat, footpath
concreting, and Amendment C140.
 JUNE2016
*BCSINC. CONGRATULATES BAYSIDE CITY
COUNCIL: The Council readilyagreed to BCS Inc’s request to
soon remove the four large basalt
boulders on the beach
just north of Table Rock Point
,
and has now done so. Neither Council
staff nor BCS Inc. is aware of how,
why or when the large extraneous
boulders came to be there.
*PRINCIPAL HERITAGE
LIST NOMINATOR HONOURED:
Assoc. Prof. Vicki
Kotsirilos, President of the Sandringham Foreshore
Association
, whose married name
is Karalis, and who was a principal of
the Consortium that has nominatedBeaumaris Bay for Australia’s
National Heritage List, was listed in
the 2016Queen’s Birthday Honours List as
a Member of the Order of Australia
(AM).
*PLANNING PANEL REPORT
ON C140:
Council will developits response to the
recommendation to abandon Amendment C140.
 APRIL2016
*GIANT WHALE TOOTH
AT BEAUMARIS:
Museum Victoria
confirms Beaumaris as site of
Australia’s largest-everwhale tooth find.
*ENVIRONMENTAL
SUSTAINABILITY FRAMEWORK:
BCS Inc’s commentsubmitted on Bayside City
Council document
*APPEARANCES BEFORE
C140 PLANNING PANEL:
BCS Inc. officers
addressed the Panel to support theC140 Amendment.
 MARCH2016
*ARTICLE
IN VNPA MAGAZINE:
Threat to Beaumaris
Bay is reported in Victorian National
Parks Association’s March Park
Watch.
 FEBRUARY2016
*MLC ASKS MINISTER
TO NOT RENEW BMYS LTD LEASE:
Greens MLC for
Southern Metropolitan Region, Sue
Pennicuik, has asked,
in Parliament,
the Environment
Minister to not renew Beaumaris Motor
Yacht Squadron Ltd’s lease on its
expiry in 2018.
*CONSORTIUMNOMINATES BEÅUMARIS BAY: Beaumaris Bay
has been nominated
for
Australia’s National
Heritage List.
*DRAFTLANDSCAPE POLICY: A
BCSInc. letter commented
on Bayside City Council’s
draft policy.
*RESPONSETO COUNCIL FOOTPATH POLICY:
BCSInc. letterasks Council to recognize
where paved footpaths should
not be built.
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