Hume Pride

Hume Pride Spring 2019

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15 15 Councillor updates Jacksons Creek Ward Monday 28 October Ordinary (Town Planning) Broadmeadows Council Chamber Wednesday 30 October Statutory Meeting Town Hall Broadmeadows Monday 11 November Ordinary Hume Global Learning Centre – Craigieburn Monday 25 November Ordinary (Town Planning) Broadmeadows Council Chamber Monday 9 December Ordinary Sunbury Global Learning Centre Monday 16 December Ordinary (Town Planning) Broadmeadows Council Chamber UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS Cr Ann Potter 0400 604 210 @ AnnP@hume.vic.gov.au At a recent Council meeting, Councillors endorsed naming the new pavilion at John McMahon Recreation Reserve - the Jessy Carroll Pavilion in honour of a young man who contributed significantly to our community. Jessy was the East Sunbury Cricket Club Captain-Coach and demonstrated strong leadership traits not only on the field but also in the community. Unfortunately, Jessy lost his battle with cancer in late 2018, so naming the pavilion after him means his legacy will remain in our local community forever. Signage for the Pavilion is currently being arranged and once it has been completed, an unveiling ceremony will be held with the Carroll family and the user groups at the reserve. Vale Jessy! Cr Leigh Johnson 0484 240 972 @ LeighJ@hume.vic.gov.au A recent visit to our local Neighbourhood House at Sunbury with the Mayor highlighted to me what a terrific sense of place these centres provide in offering activities of interest close to where people live - building community spirit. Sunbury Neighbourhood House and Community Centre is one of many such special places across our City which help people meet new friends, learn life skills and feel a sense of purpose. From playgroups, First Aid courses, crafts, cake decorating, book clubs, belly dancing, yoga, tai chi, tech lessons, art, laughter classes, chess, pilates and dance, they are great places for you to forge a sense of belonging. So do take a look at what your local centre is offering this term and join in! Cr Jack Medcraft 0484 611 902 @ JackM@hume.vic.gov.au Council is continuing in its call for an extra vehicle lane to be constructed over Deep Creek at Bulla Bridge with gantries on both sides. This would help resolve local traffic congestion issues and prevent unsafe bottlenecks and delays at this crossing for drivers. The Minister has advised that the existing route's steep grades and tight curves would make duplication unlikely to deliver significant time travel benefits to motorists. With more than 22,000 vehicles travelling over Bulla Bridge per day there is already too much traffic on the road. We will continue our calls until this project is funded. Find out more on hume.vic.gov.au JUNE JULY AUGUST Residents of the month: Maureen Reed is recognised for her active participation in civic life and campaigning for infrastructure improvements in Craigieburn and Hume City. Frank Rivoli is recognised for his ongoing involvement with local advocacy groups such as the Melbourne Airport Community Aviation Consultation Group, the Hume Residents Airport Action Group, and the Terminate Tulla Toxic Dump Action Group. Koos Soeterboek is recognised for his contribution to community life in Tullamarine and Hume over past 50 years. Particularly with the Computer Club, Hume Toastmasters Club and Sailability North. John Haddad is recognised for his continued contribution to the Hume community as a widely respected community leader, volunteer, activist and humanitarian. His volunteering focuses on community services. Gareth Hanlon is recognised for his role with the Westmeadows Football Club. As President of the club, he oversaw many changes, including facility upgrades and the inclusion of girls and women's teams to help the club. Sheridan Tate is recognised as an active Hume resident for 25 years, as a member of the Hume Safety Advisory Committee, Broadmeadows Progress Association, Hume Climate Action Now and Upfield Transport Alliance.

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