Monthly Archives: September 2009

Boroondara foundation seeks new chairperson

Foundation Boroondara – a community foundation established to further develop the social connection within our city – is seeking a new chairperson. The Foundation is seeking someone with key business/public sector expertise, relevant networks, enlightened leadership and a clear passion to work with Foundation Boroondara to achieve its goals.

From the Boroondara council website

More information on the foundation website.

Boroondara Urban Planning Committee – 21 September 2009

A couple of items of interest are on the agenda for this upcoming meeting: Endorsement of the Draft Glenferrie Structure Plan for Community Consultation and the Assessment of the Burwood Road Heritage Precinct (up near Swinburne).

The meeting is on at the Camberwell Office in the Council Chamber 4 Inglesby Road, Camberwell on Monday 21 September 2009, commencing at 8.00pm (see the Boroondara website for details and the agenda).

Plans proceed on Library Precinct Redevelopment

The $9.85 million redevelopment of the area around the Glenferrie Library is set to go ahead after the council resolved to proceed with design plans for the project.

The new development will incorporate the Glenferrie Early Learning Centre and Manresa Kindergarten as well as accommodating Maternal and Child Health services, Peppercorn Senior Citizens Club, Hawthorn Community Education Centre, Occasional Care and Meals on Wheels.

The council is proposing a 5 star energy efficient two-story building for the site.