Ordinary Council Meeting – 25 August 2020

Initial design steps for Anderson Pavilion’s replacement, Shark Barrier back this summer, and further steps toward ‘The Cove’ surf break path upgrade. And, al fresco plans approved surrounding the Cottesloe Beach Hotel. Anderson Pavilion (Football Oval, Harvey Field) Whilst the need for an upgrade of Anderson Pavilion has been clear for while, this project was […]

Ordinary Council Meeting – 28 July 2020

Foreshore ‘Car Park One’ ‘short term bays’ reduced, several petitions received, a new Privacy Policy – and an Acknowledgement of Country. Car Park One Council approved a Masterplan (the guiding concept for the Car Park One upgrade) in 2019, based on the extensive community consultation occuring throughout 2019. Tonight, Council’s approval was sought on 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 […]

Ordinary Council Meeting – 28 May 2019

I took a few hits in my effort to make what I see as positive change at Cottesloe in May. Council legalised dogs in theatres & public pools just because we don’t currently have either, despite my urging to leave that ‘as is’ (ie “not broke”). More importantly, Council took a step backwards (in my […]

Ordinary Council Meeting – 26 March 2019

I was an apology for this month’s Council meeting, but I was very pleased to hear on the next morning’s RTRFM 92.1 radio news that the no-smoking ban had been applied to all beaches. I’m hopeful that this will lead to a greater understanding of the impact cigarette butts have on marine life, and also […]