Governance Issues in the Glen Waverley Central Car Park Redevelopment

The people of Glen Waverley have called for Monash Council to STOP the EOI process on Central Car Park. From whichever perspective you look at it the decision to build multi-storey buildings on this land is appalling. The article re blogged here discusses a Chinese cultural perspective and calls for better transparency by the Council.

Monash Ratepayers Inc.

Monash Council does consult their communities about their decisions, but they provide poor disclosure of information that do not evidently show how they arrive at best value choices. Politicised, groupthink, disrespecting and bullying behaviours among councillors do not help either, but exasperate the undermining of community confidence and trust in their decisions, and worsen the decision making transparency problem.

The Case Story in Development

The decision focus is about redeveloping the Glen Waverley central car-park, as part of a bigger Glen Waverley Activity Centre planning program.

The complications:

Over the last 3 to 4 years, a councillor, captivated with his 2012 campaign goal of building a state of the art, 21st century library in his ward, has been convincing decision making directions in determining the redevelopment of the Glen Waverley central car park.

Despite the council’s presentations of its 2013 Glen Waverley Activity Centre Masterplan(PDF, 21MB) and 2104

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