19th September 2021 (#57)

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By Chris Eddy. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

On the Roundup today… the City of Melbourne’s homeless accommodation project gets a big boost; a funding increase for Victoria’s public libraries; the mayoral election decided by just two votes; a council reconsiders a staff vaccination payment scheme; and new voting rules announced for England’s mayoral elections.
Just some of the stories ahead on the Roundup, which is brought to you by the Victorian Local Governance Association, home of the VLGA Connect series of YouTube panel discussions and podcasts.

And by Hunt & Hunt Lawyers - providing advice to help Councils achieve the best for their communities.

Links:
City of Melbourne housing project boost
Brimbank welcomes EPA action on landfill
EPA fines Mansfield Shire over closed landfill
Parliamentary Committee social media impact on elections report
Vic public libraries funding increase
Campaspe Shire proceeds with new Port of Echuca management model
New water and catchment authority board members announced
Vaccination challenge across Vic/NSW border
23 Sydney Councils band together to oppose government bill; LGNSW statement
Alice Springs mayoral election decided by two votes; official results
Willoughby Council opposes plan for hospital site
Parramatta Council buys new administrative headquarters site
Hawkesbury raises concerns over delays addressing riverbank flood damage
Hobart Christmas Pageant cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions
Manjimup Shire reconsiders staff vaccination incentive scheme
Tweed Shire re-elects Deputy Mayor
England mayoral elections move to First Past the Post
US: City of Minneapolis governance restructure proposed

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