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Road Management Act 2004: Proposed Amendment of Road Management Plan

Public notice

In accordance with section 54(6) of the Road Management Act 2004, and regulation 10(1) of the Road Management (General) Regulations 2016, the City of Ballarat (Council) gives notice that it proposes to amend its Road Management Plan (RMP).

The purpose of the proposed amendments is to incorporate into the RMP the suggested improvements identified in Council’s written review report which summarises the findings and conclusions of the review of Council’s current RMP (V5) 2017.

This includes:
• Changes to the defect classifications
• Changes to standards for in and repair of the roads to which
Council’s RMP applies are safe and efficient.

These amendments have taken into account the needs, priorities and expectations of the community, relevant policies and available funding and resources.

The amendments apply to all of the roads and classes of roads in the municipality for which Council is the responsible road authority under the Act.

A copy of the proposed amended RMP and the review report may be obtained or inspected at The Phoenix Customer Service Centre at 25 Armstrong Street South, or accessed online at ballarat.vic.gov.au

Any person who is aggrieved by the proposed amendments may make a submission on the proposed amendments to Council by close of business on Monday 2 September 2019.

Submissions must be in writing, marked as “Proposed Amendment to Road Management Plan” and be addressed to: Safety, Risk and Compliance Services City of Ballarat, PO Box 655 Ballarat VIC 3353; or by email to info [at] ballarat.vic.gov.au

A person who has made a submission and requested that they be heard in support of their submission is entitled to appear in person, or be represented by a person acting on their behalf, before a meeting of the Council in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989, the day, time and place of which will be advised.

Any enquiries about the proposed amendments can be directed to Cameron Montgomery, Executive Manager Safety Risk and Compliance Services, on (03) 5320 5503.

Date of Publication: 
1 August 2019