Ordinary Council Meeting – 22 September 2020

Consultation (albeit limited) on the new Dutch Inn Playground, street tree species changes, next steps for ‘North Cott Primary Car Park’, and further moves toward securing Sculpture by the Sea for Cottesloe. New Dutch Inn Playground Following 2019’s ‘Public Open Space Strategy‘, a new expanded playground at Dutch Inn was given first priority, with the […]

Ordinary Council Meeting – 23 June 2020

Cottesloe’s experienced ‘Art Panel’ wiped out in one fell swoop – and a move away from supporting the artists who are the ‘heart‘ of Sculpture by the Sea. Plus, one first real step toward Reconciliation, albeit not an entirely inclusive one. A range of other items were addressed at the last Cottesloe Council meeting for […]

Special Council Meeting – 27 February 2020

In this post I’ll summarise both of Council’s steps to support ‘Sculpture by the Sea‘. These occured both at this ‘SCM’ called for that purpose, and the February “OCM”. In summary, Council approved $70,000 in direct support to “SxS” in 2020, and the procurement of traffic management and provision of extra toilets . The key […]

Ordinary Council Meeting – 26 February 2019

Another packed Council meeting – but sadly one that ended with what I consider to be an ongoing issue with the culture at Cottesloe, singling-out one Councillor with targetted restrictions that seem undemocratic, when other solutions do exist. I spoke of my strong concerns about this cultural and democratic issue at the meeting, despite some […]