BCS Inc. News 2017

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NOVEMBER

2017*STONECROP
RE-INFESTATION:
The
Bushland Crew of Bayside
City
Council’s
contractor, Citywide, has
meticulously removed a re-infestation
of Stonecrop (Sedum
sp.)
on the foreshore
just south of the top of the
ramp opposite Tramway
Parade, Beaumaris.

SEPTEMBER

2017*

MRS

JOAN MACRAE: Joan

Macrae, nee McIntosh,
BCS Inc. Life Member since
1997, resident with a bush
garden in the unkerbed

part of Point Avenue
from 1949, and widow of BCS
Inc’s Second President, Colin
Macrae
, died on
2017-09-18 at the age of 99.*

MRS

JOAN PALMER: Joan,

of Rosemary Road, Beaumaris,
a BCS Inc. member since 1996
– and mother of Sue Raverty,
BCS Inc’s
Facebook

Manager – died on
2017-09-03 at the age of 91.
*

2017

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: See

the draft

minutes of the 2017
AGM and the President’s

Report.*

NAMING

& REZONING HOLDING ST.
PUBLIC LAND: A letter to Bayside City Council
seeks to protect 3 areas of
public land here.

AUGUST

2017*

KEN

RENDELL: Murray

Thompson MLA’s speech
in Parliament honoured a BCS
Inc. Honorary Life
Member’s
conservation
efforts. *A
CELEBRATION OF BEAUMARIS
MID-CENTURY ARCHITECTURE:
Beaumaris Modern’s event was SOLD

OUT!JULY
2017
*

FOUR

NEW COMMITTEE MEMBERS: The

BCS Inc. Management
Committee has filled
four vacancies
with new

members.*

JULY

NEWSLETTER ISSUED: The

July 2017 newsletter of
Beaumaris Conservation
Society is viewable here.JUNE
2017
*

MRS

RUTH EWART: The

funeral

service for Ruth, a
BCS Inc. member since 1996,
will be on Friday,
2017-06-23, at 10 a.m.
*

VOW

FOR NRZ: See

video

of Shadow Planning
Minister, Hon. David
Davis, vowing to restore Neighbourhood
Residential Zoning
.
   MAY
2017
*

‘WE

OPPOSE INAPPROPRIATE
DEVELOPMENT”: Order

a free

sign for your front
garden or fence. Email info@bcs.asn.au*

CONCOURSE

GREEN DEFENCE MARK III: BCS

Inc. thanks all councillors
and petitioners for working
to keep

the Green, green.
*

‘THE

FOSSILS OF THE URBAN
SANCTUARY’ 2016

book

on Ricketts Point fossils
has a Beaumaris
palaeontologist as an
author.*

CONCOURSE

GREEN ON COUNCIL

AGENDA: BCS’s

861-signature petition,
& Master Plan threats to
the Green to be voted on.*

RICKETTS

POINT BYO BARBECUE: BCS

asks members to

celebrate National
Volunteer Week at noon
on Saturday, 2017-05-13.

APRIL

2017*

CONCOURSE

PETITION: BCS
Inc’s KEEP THE

CONCOURSE GREEN, GREEN petition,
over 4 weekends, has been lodged.*

MARINA

EES DATE NOTED: Beaumaris

Motor Yacht Squadron Ltd.
expects its marina EES to be
lodged

in June 2017.

FEBRUARY

2017*

QUIET

CORNER: BCS

Inc. letter supports
Bayside Council plan to
protect vulnerable slope,
saved earlier by sand, not
boulders.*

CONCOURSE

GREEN THREATENED: BCS

Inc. has six

major concerns with
the Draft Master Plan
proposals for the Concourse.*

VACANCY

FILLED: The

Committee has elected Ms

Annie Price as Acting
Zone 6 Leader to replace
the late Adrian Cerbasi.*

ARTICLE

IN THE AGE ON
TREE REMOVAL: BCS

Inc’s President wrote of
excessive, unnecessary
tree loss at the College
site.

JANUARY

2017*

DEATH

OF IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT:
Adrian

Cerbasi, BCS Inc. President
2002-10 and 2014-16, died

on 2017-01-26.

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