A Special Council Meeting is to be held on Monday, 20 November 2017 commencing at 6.30pm for the purpose of considering a motion regarding Great Eastern Highway upgrade works.
The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber at the Shire of Mundaring Administration Building, 7000 Great Eastern Highway, Mundaring.
The motion is as follows:
1. That Council confirms its view on the Stage Two of the Great Eastern Highway upgrade as:
a. Trees and other vegetation are not removed along Great Eastern Highway Stage 2 Upgrade until Council and the community are made fully aware of the proposed extent of clearing by way of extensive consultation and communication methods; and
b. Trees and other vegetation removal is, as a principle, to be kept to a minimum allowing for safety outcomes; and
2. That a delegation of Council including the President, Deputy President, Central and South Ward Councillors, the Chief Executive Officer and Director Infrastructure Services:
a. Meet with all state government members representing the area including the Great Eastern Highway from Bilgoman Road to Craven Road (Mr Hughes, Mr Urban, Minister Roberts) and with representatives from Main Roads WA and Western Power;
b. Present Council's views on the clearing of vegetation and trees along Stage Two of the Great Eastern Highway upgrade; and
c. Request to hold this meeting with urgency due to the imminent commencement of vegetation clearing.