Minutes March 2023

Apr 17, 2023 | RR&BA, RRBA Meeting Minutes

Meeting held at Avebury House

Tuesday, 28 March, 2023



Committee Members:  D. DuffyC. Carter, R. Taylor, J. McBride, R. Crawford

Council Representatives: 

Visitors:  R. Taylor, L. Brucham, E. Brucham

Apologies:  C.Given, P. Cotter, S. Holbrough, M. James, S. Gautam, J. Miller, J. McClellan, W. Robinson


Minutes of Previous Meeting 



  • Contract payment – R.Crawford – $2670 February payment. 


  • Community Matters (DIA) Funding granted – $15,000


Major Item 1. 

  • Feedback from DIA meeting. Discussion on document prepared after February 28 workshop and Community Dot Matrix surveys held at No10 Shirley Rd and the Richmond Gala. Next steps.

Major Item 2: 

  • Report on the progress of the Petrie Park rejuvenation project. $40,000 parks partnership fund. $25,000 towards landscape plan. Discussion of what will be in the park. Bridget Allen interviewed. Motion: “to contract Bridget Allen with a view to writing and signing a contract”. H. Guglietta/D. Duffy. Thank you to Hayley for all of your hard work.


Current Activity Reports


  • Richmond Gala 18 March. Children’s play area was a success. Will contact organisations for the event in Oct.
  • Richmond Village Wayfinding Signs. Michelle painting. Need a second copy made for Swanns Rd.
  • Roading Report –  Poulton Avenue resealing and tree protection work is underway.
  • Richmond Village Sign – New cost analysis presented by Craig. Letter to be prepared for circulation amongst business operators to fill sign slots.
  • Walking Festival Tuesday 18 April 11am-12pm Adventure Avenue. Volunteers organised.
  • Shirley Intermediate Liaison – Pool. Timeline established.
  • Community Led Development Programme/DIA Expression of Interest submitted 22 February.
  • Dudley Street starling faecal deposits. No further progress reported.
  • Rollover R.Crawford’s contract. Moved H. Guglietta/ D.Duffy that the Capacity Builder’s contract be rolled over to 30 September, 2023..
  • Avebury Park playground renewal. Submission submitted.
  • Urban Forest Plan. H. Guglietta writing key themes.


General meeting concluded at 8:25pm


Next General Meeting: Tuesday 25 April – Avebury House – 7.00 p.m.