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Recycling locations

Frankston Regional Recycling and Recovery Centre 20 Harold Road, Skye (off Ballarto Road, opposite the Skye Recreation Reserve) Phone: 1300 322 322 Open: seven days a week, 8am-4pm Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day Knox Transfer Station and Recycling Centre George Street, Wantirna South (Melway reference 72 D3) Phone: 9887 4222 Open: seven days a …

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Question: Rubbish dumping

Good Morning Sean, Having been a long time resident of Springvale, I have noticed that a lot of residents are treating certain areas as dumping grounds. It appears that anywhere where there appears to be a higher density of people (i.e. flats/units), there seems to be more rubbish. The creek is always full of rubbish …

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Question: trucks parking on properties

What is the size limit for trucks, where they can or are allowed to have them on the properties? If they are bigger than 3 tonnes or 5 tonnes I believe they may be illegally parked on the street, is that correct? The maximum weight for a truck to be parked in a residential street …

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Cars blocking driveways

Council issues parking infringement notices (fines) for vehicles parked over driveways, however, Council does not have the authority to issue fines for most other traffic offences. The Police may be able to enforce other traffic offences if resources permit. If there are particular locations of concern, the police generally recommend contacting Crimestoppers at https://www.crimestoppersvic.com.au/report-a-crime/ or …

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Events

Following is info on running a community event.  Accurate as at 15/09/2017 All community groups, organisations or individuals that would like to host an event in our municipality would be required to submit an application if the event is held on Council land. Please see below details outlining the application process including information, application forms …

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Gambling reform

Link to council webpage: http://greaterdandenong.com/news/1754/fighting-pokies-together Following are my responses to questions put to me by a RMIT student: The statement you’ve linked me to is from a couple of years ago now. It’s clear the council has a strong stance in regards to gambling, what significant moves has the council taken towards lowering the average …

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History of the Springvale library

Hi Heather, I had been on the Dandenong Valley Regional Library Service for over 10 years and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Colin Watson was the Regional Librarian from its inception and Kevin Moody who resides in Berwick was the Foundation CEO ., The Region was from Springvale, Dandenong, Pakenham. Cranbourne, Berwick, Kooweerup, Lang Lang I …

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About Springvale

Springvale was named after its abundant source of natural spring water in the early 1850s. Springvale was also an important stopping place between Melbourne and Dandenong. Springvale was chosen as a location for one of the Australian Government’s purpose-built Enterprise Migrant Hostels to meet short term housing needs created by waves of migration in the …

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Local Area Traffic Management

Council conducts surveys of roads.  Upon receiving the results of these surveys, the road is included in council’s Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) program. This program is utilised by the council to prioritise road safety matters raised by the public. Each street in the program is assessed based on a variety of factors, including but …

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Formation of Springvale & District Historical Society

In 1982 a public meeting was called by the mayor, Councillor IGN Warner JP, with assistance of the Town Clerk Holman Lindsay Williams. As a result of the public meeting Cr Warner was elected temporary President and Deputy Town Clerk Kevin Moody was appointed temporary secretary. A number of interested members of the community were elected to …

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