Antonella Celi Blog

Ordinary Council Meeting 27th January 2015

Posted by antonellaceli on January 26, 2015 at 11:10 PM


Ordinary Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 at the Municipal Offices, Besgrove Street, Rosebud



3.1 Letter Under Seal – Roy Francis

3.2 Monthly Report to the Community – November/December 2014

3.3 Instigation of Somers Path Network Special Charge Scheme

3.4 Update of Delegations from Council to Officers

3.5 Instrument of Appointment and Authorisation


For complete agenda and management reports click on this link:

October Edition of PenWide out now!

Posted by antonellaceli on October 16, 2013 at 6:20 PM

Find out what the Shire has been up to! October edition of PenWide is now available.


Feature articles include:


Protecting the Peninsula - how did the community help inform the Mornington Peninsula Planning Statement that formed part of Council's advocacy to the State Government? and Where to from here now that the State Government has released the Melbourne Metro Strategy 3050?


Fresh, healthy food on the Mornington Peninsula. What is the Best Bites Program? How doe MPS Local Food Strategy promote sustainable food production for the region?


The Rosebud West Action Group continues on with the Community Renewal Local Action Plan to deliver programs and services to the community.


Plus much more... Read on and your feedback on the ongoing community consultations is welcome.

Tidy Town Awards 2013 MPS Winners

Posted by antonellaceli on October 13, 2013 at 6:35 AM

The Mornington Peninsula Shire had winners in the following categories at this year's 2013 Tidy Town Awards  held in Wycheproof. :

Congratulations to the following winners:


Litter Prevention - Westernport Secondary College Hastings


Community Action Leadership - Hastings Community House


Gift Fund Prize $1500 - St Josephs Crib Point for Mangrove Regeneration


Hastings and Rye were nominated as Finalists in the Tidy Town of the Year Award but the


2013 Tidy Town of the Year went to Wangarratta.


An outstanding effort by the MPS community who were nominated across many Tidy Town Award Categories this year.

Seawinds Ward Meeting - Meet Your Ward Councillors

Posted by antonellaceli on October 13, 2013 at 6:25 AM

Seawinds Ward Meeting


Seawinds Ward Councillors will be holding a ward meeting to update the community on news and projects happening around the ward.


When: 14th November, 2013


Where: MPS Council Chamber - Besgrove Street, Rosebud


Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm



RSVP your attendance for catering purposes on: 5950 1428 or by Monday 11 November










No Charge Green Waste Weekend 26-27 October, 2013

Posted by antonellaceli on October 13, 2013 at 6:25 AM

No-Charge Green Waste Weekend is coming up for all MPS residents

on 26-27 October 2013.

Click on link for more info..

Local Council Electoral System .. Have Your Say

Posted by antonellaceli on September 30, 2013 at 8:20 PM

Local Council Electoral System.. Find out what it's all about and Have Your Say

How to Get Involved .  Public submissions will be received until 5th November.  Click on this link to access the discussion paper and submission details.


Vote YES! Referendum on Local Councild

Posted by antonellaceli on July 22, 2013 at 3:25 AM


What is the Referendum on Local Councils all about?


Find out all about it on this link...

EPA Works Approval - Landfill at Old Pioneer Quarry

Posted by antonellaceli on July 18, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Update on Landfill Application: Council Decision on EPA Works Approval.

Note: Council is yet to determine on a Permit Application.




Moved: Cr. Martin Seconded: Cr. Rodgers


That Council notifies the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) of the following:


1. Based on the information contained in the Works Approval application WA72215 at the old Pioneer Quarry, Council does not support the application as it is presented, for the reasons in the report.


2. The Council considers that the EPA should ask for further information from Peninsula Waste Management as set out in the Council officer’s report and this information should be attached to the Council’s response. This further information should include an assessment as to whether the proposal complies with each specific requirement of the Best Practice Environmental Management and the principles of the Environment Protection Act 1970.


To view Council Report and final decision click on this link.

Council Meeting - Boneo Community Hall

Posted by antonellaceli on June 22, 2013 at 9:35 AM


Community Meeting and Public Briefings to be held on Monday, 24 June 2013

at the Boneo Community Hall, Boneo


All Welcome to come along...


Public Briefings:


5.00pm Update on the Local Integrated Drainage Strategy


5.30pm Tootgarook Wetlands Strategy


7.00pm Council Meeting


2.1 Monthly Report to the Community – May 2013

2.2 CFA Main Ridge – Request for Lease

2.3 Road Management Plan Review

2.4 Adoption of Fraud Control Plan and Fraud Prevention Policy

2.5 Section 86 Committees of Management – Review and Adoption of Instruments of Delegation

2.6 Request for Dispersal from Ward Discretionary Fund – Cr. Celi –Mornington Peninsula All Terrain Vehicle Project

2.7 Request for Dispersal from Ward Discretionary Fund –

Cr. Garnock – Hastings Foreshore Outer Fitness Track

2.8 Request for Dispersal from Ward Discretionary Fund –

Cr. Garnock – Welcome to Hastings Sign


Click on link for Agenda Items and Reports



Vote YES in the Referendum to Support Recognition of Local Government in the Constitution

Posted by antonellaceli on May 28, 2013 at 10:05 AM

Support your Local Government to deliver benefits and services to the community better by voting YES in the Referendum at the next Federal Election in September.

Financial Recognition of Local Government in the Constitution will go to the people's vote in a referendum to be held on the same day at the Federal Election - September 14th, 2013.

This is a significant even tor the LG Industry and it's success at the Referendum will secure certainty for the local community that their Local Government can be financially funded to provide and deliver local services to the community. Services such as Roads to Recovery and Health & Community Care (HACC)

"on 9 May 2013, the Prime Minister announced the Australian Government's intention to proceed with a referendum to recognise local government in the Constitution. The referendum will be held on the same day as the Federal Election, on September 14 this year, and will ask voters to cast a vote on "financial recognition - to enable the Commonwealth to continue to provide direct funding to local services and local communities."