Foreshore Plan and the LBT

posted Apr 23, 2020, 8:20 PM by Posts Editor   [ updated Apr 27, 2020, 3:30 PM ]
Reader's of this column will be aware of the ongoing discussion about how to spend the $750k allocated by the state government to improving the Franklin foreshore (see for instance  The engineers have been at work, the mayor has inspected, the council has met and as previously reported ( plans are being finalised.  As far as the LBT is concerned the parts of this plan likely to have immediate impact are: 
  • a landing which will be used for tying up our pontoon; 
  • a public toilet to be built on our license land, downstream from the Shed; 
  • a path for walkers proceeding along the wall on our upstream boundary. 
These are highlighted in the graphic below. 

The LBT committee will be discussing this and forming a view to share with both LBT members and the council.  In the meantime  if LBT members wish to have a say or have a query they should speak to committee members, or email