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Heritage concerns see bridge put on hold

Construction on the new Lloyd Street Bridge from Hazelmere to Midland has ground to a halt while the State considers moving the bridge further west to mitigate cultural and heritage concerns. Traditional Owners and local conservation groups put forward the ...

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Local leaders reap rewards

OAM

TWO eastern region local government key players were recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. City of Swan former chief executive  Mike Foley and Shire of Mundaring former president David Lavell both received Order of Australia (OAM) medals for service ...

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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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Search for CEO begins

THE City of Swan has allocated $60,000 for its nation-wide search for a new chief executive. The chief executive position became vacant in April after the sudden resignation of Jeremy Edwards. Mr Edwards had only held the position for 15 ...

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Third rates freeze proposed for Swan

SWAN mayor David Lucas has signalled his support for a “modest” rate rise in 2022/23, despite City staff saying a zero per cent increase would be achievable within the proposed budget.    If Swan Council adopts its advertised rates when ...

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City doesn’t stop for COVID

Talk time cut at Swan

IT was unusually quiet at the City of Swan’s council meeting last week with a number of councillors and key staff testing positive for COVID. At the start of the meeting, mayor David Lucas told those in the gallery and ...

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Varsity Bar bid for old Spotlight site

A POPULAR Perth-founded American sports bar venue is one step closer to setting up its newest location in Midland. The proposal to use the abandoned Spotlight site at 226 Great Eastern Highway for two separate businesses, a Varsity Bar and ...

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