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Docklands Community Association - July 2014

03 Jul 2014

Greetings everybody

My column this month is necessarily  short as I am overseas, returning July 8. Right now I am writing this on board ship in the Caribbean near Puerto Rico. It’s Thursday afternoon here, its 30 degrees, the humidity over 80 per cent and it’s good for swimming. Sorry about that, but somebody’s got to do it. Hope it’s not too cold in Melbourne.

I believe there was a big attendance at the opening of the library/ community centre. I think our major meetings and functions will be held there in the future.

The major item I wish to comment on (apart from doing well in the footy tipping) is the result of the online survey the DCA has conducted regarding preferences for the redevelopment of Harbour Esplanade.

Some 80 per cent of respondents have opted for a linear park as first preference; 11 per cent for a few buildings ; 7 per cent for  the large number of buildings with lanes in between as proposed by Places Victoria and council and a mere 2 per cent for inclusion of old cargo sheds as proposed by them.

This sends a clear message to those authorities that the people are opposed to their schemes. The issue will be pursued.

I’ll be catching up with the activities of other community groups on my return. The formation of the Owners’ Corporation Network is taking shape with interest in committee work being registered by OC members from various buildings around the city.

This is all I am able to contribute from where I am overseas. But I will be in full swing when I return.

Dont forget to keep in touch with our website www. docklandscommunityassociation.com and you can email us at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Kind regards,
Roger Gardner
President DCA

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