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No rate rise for City of Swan

Talk time cut at Swan

OUT of 17 local governments across the Perth metro area, City of Swan is the only one to have no rate rise this year, a decision the deputy mayor says was made to help relieve families of the higher cost ...

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Lloyd Street Bridge on hold

HRA

ENVIRONMENTAL and cultural heritage groups have spoken of their elation after successfully lobbying for a review of the Lloyd Street Bridge. Construction on the infamous bridge, connecting Lloyd Street from Hazelmere to Midland over the Helena River, has now ground ...

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Talk time cut at Swan

Talk time cut at Swan

TIME allowed for the public and councillors to speak at City of Swan council meetings has been cut in an effort to streamline council meetings. The change was part of a review of the City’s meeting procedures local law which ...

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Plan to improve tree canopy

plan to plant 1200 new trees

SWAN council has adopted a plan to plant 1200 new trees in the City per year despite some members of the public pushing for a higher target. Twenty-five responses were received during the draft Urban Forest Plan’s 60-day public consultation ...

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Balcony merry-go-round

James St balcony.

CITY of Swan council has backflipped on a decision to allow a fellow councillor to add a controversial balcony to their Guildford home. The proposed balcony with balustrade and French door is only one of many previously approved alterations at ...

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Bridge redesign another no

By Claire Ottaviano AN attempt to overrule a mayoral decision to shut down a second bid to overhaul the Lloyd Street Bridge design flopped at Swan Council last week. Swan mayor David Lucas scrapped Ian Johnson’s motion to ‘direct’ Main ...

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Future of Lloyd Street Bridge in limbo

By Claire Ottaviano THE City of Swan and the State Government are in a deadlock over the controversial request for a redesign of the Lloyd Street Bridge – just months away from construction. All councillors, with the exception of the ...

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Midland Oval land purchase bid fails

By Claire Ottaviano A BID to purchase land within the Midland Oval redevelopment footprint was rejected by City of Swan Council last month. Council voted 14/1 to not accept Swan Valley Fresh Markets’ offer to buy four lots near the ...

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Private college gets JDAP thumbs up

By Claire Ottaviano WORKS on a new 1000-student Islamic College in Henley Brook will begin shortly after an independent panel approved plans for the campus last week. Existing houses on the corner of Henley Street and Asturian Drive will soon ...

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