Nursery Corner in the community's hands

Monday, 1 October 2018

Moonee Valley City Council is seeking input from the community for parkland ideas for Nursery Corner Reserve in Strathmore.

After many years of being leased and used as a plant nursery, the site has been returned to the community for public open space.

Moonee Valley Mayor Cr John Sipek said an upcoming community ideas session will be an important step in determining the future parkland design of the site.

“It’s exciting to be opening up a space such as Nursery Corner Reserve for the community to enjoy, so we really want to hear from people about how they think it should look,” Cr Sipek said.

“The feedback will be used to prepare a draft master plan which will guide the design, development and management of Nursery Creek Reserve.”

Portfolio holder for Planning and Environment Cr Nicole Marshall said Council is hoping to hear a range of ideas and possible options for the site from the community.

“Nursery Corner Reserve is a beautiful site alongside the Moonee Ponds Creek with a number of significant trees and home to many native animals,” Cr Marshall said.

“There are many options which could enhance the area while protecting the existing plants and animals.”

The community ideas session will be held at Nursery Corner Reserve from 9.30am–11.30am on Sunday, 14 October.

The draft master plan will go out for public consultation in 2019.

Contact for journalists:
Sarah Schwager, Media Advisor
Phone: 03 9243 8813; Mobile 0447 517 177; Email: media@mvcc.vic.gov.au

Last updated: Monday, 26 November 2018, 3:13 AM