Tonight Council adopted a voluntary significant tree register on private land.
Two years ago I supported this. Tonight I did not.
It is my personal view that if someone nominates their own tree in their own yard they are unlikely to cut it down in the first place and a voluntary tree register will not be saving any tree canopy.
I couldn’t vote yes for something that I felt was a waste of Officers time. Wording of Cr Cornish’s motion as adopted by Council is as follows;
I’m really pleased that last night Council supported changes to the City of Bayswater Street Verges Policy. In December I requested that the policy come to our Policy Review and Development Committee with a view to make changes in order to allow residents to incorporate rocks and logs as part of their verge gardens. So, the Verge policy now includes:
List of acceptable treatments - “Rocks, Logs and Gravel materials contained with natural Verge landscaping that does not prese
Environmental Health - Swan River The City received notification from the WA Department of Health (DOH) that a potentially toxic microscopic algae known as Alexandrium spp. is present within the Swan River from Matilda Bay/ Pelican Point to the West Swan Road Bridge, Guildford. The City has installed health warning signage at jetty’s and prominent fishing locations to help warn the public not to fish or collect crabs/ shellfish from the waters. Information has also been place