Proposed Road Discontinuance - Fieldstone Avenue

On Display Indefinitely

Baw Baw Shire Council (Council) hereby gives notice pursuant to sections 206(1), 223 and clause 3 of Schedule 10 of the Local Government Act 1989 (Act) of a proposal to discontinue and sell two sections of road abutting Fieldstone Avenue, Warragul (Road). The Road forms part of the road R1 on Plan of Subdivision 647690M and is contained in Certificate of Title Volume 11392 Folio 208 as shown on the plan below. It is proposed that the Road be sold by private treaty to Baw Baw Developments Pty Ltd.

Pursuant to section 223 of the Act, any person has a right to make a submission on the proposed Road discontinuance and sale. Submissions must be received by Council by 5.00pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017 and should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Baw Baw Shire Council, P.O. Box 304, Warragul, 3820.

If a person wishes to be heard in support of his or her submission they must include the request to be heard in the written submission and this will entitle them to appear in person or by a person acting on their behalf, before a meeting of Council.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act.

Submissions made in accordance with section 223 of the Act are not confidential and;

  • may be incorporated in full (including any personal information) into the agenda and minutes of any Council or Committee meeting at which the matter is considered; and
  • may be made available on Council’s website as part of any relevant Council or Committee agenda and minutes; and
  • must be made available for public inspection in accordance with the provisions of the Act.

Following consideration of submissions, Council may resolve to discontinue the Road and retain the land, sell all or part of the land or not discontinue or sell the land.

The Road is to be retained or part or all are to be sold subject to any right, power or interest held by a public authority in the Road in connection with any sewers, drains, pipes, wires or cables under the control of the authority in or near the Road.

Phil Cantillon
Interim Chief Executive Officer