MINUTES OF THE 42ND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE BEAUMARIS CONSERVATION SOCIETY 

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   HELD AT ST. MICHAEL’S CHURCH HALL AT 8 P.M. ON THURSDAY, 3RD NOVEMBER 1994
 
1. PRESENT:         R. (Robert) Casamento, M. (Margaret) Goode, G. (Geoffrey) Goode, K. (Kenneth) Rendell, J. (Jill) Rendell,
                              Heini Mogg, 
                              Visitors: Murray Thompson MLA, (Hon.) Geoffrey Connard MLC, H. Moffat, M. (Malcolm) and M. (Marjorie)
                             
Cumming, S. & R. Reed, G. (Geoffrey) Ewart 

                              Guest Speaker: Don Pollock, President R.A.P.I. [Royal Australian Planning Institute] (Vic. Div.) 

2. APOLOGIES:   M. (Moira) Longden, J. (June) & R. (Roy) Hardcastle, A. (Anita) Heughan, B. (Bea) Hosking.
                             Cr. L. (Laurence) Bottomley, Cr. A. (Anthony) Reinhardt, D. (David) Walmsley S.C.C. (Sandringham City Council) 

                            Geoff Goode advised that our (Honorary) Life Member, Colin Macrae, died recently, and a letter of sympathy was sent to
                            his wife (Joan)

3. PREVIOUS MINUTES: Minutes of the 41st AGM were circulated to all members and accepted as a true record. 
                            (Moved K. Rendell, Seconded G. Goode) 

4. PRESIDENT’S REPORT: Rob Casamento gave a brief summary of our year’s activities, which included: 

  • Arguing against the erection of an Optus tower in Balcombe Park.
  • Helping with ‘Clean up Australia’ campaign by managing a foreshore clean up. A submission concerning Vic.Code 2.
  • Involvement in management committee meetings for Gramatan Reserve.
  • Appointment of representative to advisory committee of BHS (Beaumaris High School) Heathland.
  • Advice from G. Goode that as B.C.S. is a member of P.P.C.C. (Port Phillip Conservation Council Inc.)  they were successful in obtaining a grant of $2500 to prepare a submission on Pt.Wilson and Pt.Lillias Development Proposals by the State Government.
Acceptance of the President’s Report. (Moved G. Goode, Seconded K. Rendell) 

5. TREASURER’S REPORT: M. Goode presented a copy to all members and summarised the detail. (Moved M. Goode, Seconded R. Casamento) 

6. OFFICE BEARERS: 

President:         G.Goode called for nominations – R. Casamento elected. 

Vice President: A. Heughan elected 

Treasurer:        M. Goode elected 

Secretary:        K. Rendell elected 

7. GUEST SPEAKER: R. Casamento introduced Mr. Don Pollock. 

He spoke on the background and implementation of Vic.Code 2, a new code in Victoria for multi dwelling residential development. The code was welcomed by planners but its implementation had not been satisfactory in all cases. Many questions were asked and an interesting discussion ensued. 

Rob Casamento thanked our speaker and presented him with a bottle of wine. 

The meeting closed at 9.58 p.m. and supper was served. 

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