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Cr Chen has lived in the Waldau Ward for 20 years and has been a Manningham Councillor since 2016.
Cr Chen values equity, inclusion and positivity as well as the importance of understanding local issues, listening and working together with our community. She stands for cost-effective operations, sustainable planning outcomes, reducing climate impacts and improving public transport. Cr Chen wants to see more civic participation opportunities provided for our young residents to grow and shine. Cr Chen also wants to see proactive traffic management around schools and that our parks and open spaces are protected and improved. Cr Chen believes in an inclusive, safe and sustainable community for all including seniors, youth and young families.
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Part of the building accommodating the Scouts at Rieschiecks Reserve has become vacant. This presents an exciting opportunity for incorporated not for profit organisations to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the space comprising an area of approx. 147.5m2 including shared common areas (kitchen, male and female toilets and a passageway).
It is envisioned that the space will accommodate a use or uses providing programs or activities which either complement existing services or which recognise a service gap in response to community needs in Manningham.
Viewing the facility
Interested parties will have the opportunity to inspect the space between 3.00pm to 3.45pm on Wednesday, 21 June 2023.
How to apply
Applications can be submitted by:
Attention: Chief Legal and Governance Officer
Expression of Interest - Part 125-149 George Street, Doncaster East
Manningham City Council
P.O. Box 1
Doncaster VIC 3108
Include ‘Expression of Interest - Part 125-149 George Street, Doncaster East in the subject.
Applications must be received before 5.00pm on 5 July 2023.