Baw Baw Shire have arranged an open meeting to discuss whether a new ECFCOM (Erica Community Facilities Committee of Management) can be formed. The meeting will be in the Erica Public Hall at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 15 October. Everybody with an interest in the control and maintenance of their community’s local facilities is encouraged… Continue reading ‘Save ECFCOM’ meeting 15 October
As part of a state-wide maintenance program, the Victorian Government has allocated $56 558 to the Rawson Primary School to be used on urgent repairs to school facilities.
The parents of students using the Rawson school bus explain to Cr Michael Leaney the fairness and safety issues arising from the proposed cancellation. Thanks to Jodie at Erica’s 1914 Cafe for arranging and hosting the meeting. Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone.
Thanks to some great lobbying by a group of local parents with help from Jodie at 1914 Cafe, local Councilor Michael Leaney, Gary Blackwood MP and Harriet Shing MP, the Rawson school bus will continue to operate. The decision to retain the service was announced by Public Transport Minister Melissa Horne earlier today.
Baw Baw Shire has replaced the entrance ramp in front of the Erica and District Historical Society’s premises in Rawson. A new ramp down from the adjacent car park will also enable safer access for members and visitors.
The spring firewood collection season opens this Sunday 1 September. There have been changes to some Designated Firewood Collection Areas in Gippsland.
Walhalla’s Star Hotel has installed Level 1 and Level 2 charge stations for Electric Vehicles.
ECFCOM, Baw Baw Council’s Section 86 Committee of Management which had been managing the Shire’s public facilities in Erica failed to attract any nominations at its Annual General Meeting held in the Erica Hall on Tuesday 20 August. (Update: a further meeting to explore whether the committee can be re-formed will be held in the… Continue reading Erica’s ECFCOM Folds
COMMUNITY NEWS FLASH! We have just had news that the Department of Education/Department of transport- School Bus have reviewed Bus Services and they have decided to terminate our service at the end of 2019. With just over half of the school population currently using the service it is going to be very difficult. Community members… Continue reading School Bus to be axed