Works Summary

Road sealing approximately 1070m on Menzies Road, Menzies Creek.

The construction includes:

  • Sealed pavement 5 metres wide for two-way traffic with proposed section of localised narrowing.
  • Concrete rollover kerb and channel and/or concrete edge strip.
  • Associated underground drainage as required to manage stormwater runoff.

Reinstatement of existing property crossovers to the new road level using a similar material and as close to their current standard as possible.

Project Timeline

  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Landowner consultation

    • Questionnaire sent to all landowners affected to gauge your support for proposal.
    • Special Charge Scheme road construction projects only proceed where both Council and a majority of landowners are supportive of the proposal.

    Landowner survey complete.

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    Design

    • Council’s Project Engineer will coordinate feature survey and design

    View the plans

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    Landowner briefing

    • Accessible online via Council’s website.
    • Invitation letter sent to landowners
    • The briefing will outline design and Special Charge Scheme Statutory process.

    Watch the landowner briefing

  • Timeline item 4 - complete

    Intent to levy

    • Report to Council 24 August 2021 View agenda & minutes
    • Intent to Levy Notice sent to landowners
    • Landowners may submit formal submissions
    • Review of submissions
    • Report to Council with submissions 26 October 2021 View agenda & minutes
  • Timeline item 5 - active

    Declaration

    • Declaration of Special Charge Scheme Notice sent to landowners
    • Landowners may apply for Council’s Declaration of the Special Charge to be reviewed at VCAT
    • If no appeals to VCAT the project will be tendered
    • If an appeal is lodged at VCAT the project will be put on hold until a written decision has been made
  • Timeline item 6 - incomplete

    Construction

    • Contractor engaged via tender
    • Notification of works commencement letter sent to landowners
    • Works complete
    • Final costs of project reported to Council
    • Letter sent to landowners to notify final cost

Contact Us

Have questions or want to learn more about a project, contact us below:

Name Roads for the Community Initiative Team
Phone 1300 368 333
Email mail@yarraranges.vic.gov.au