YARRIAMBIACK Shire Council have approved the transfer of land to the Rupanyup Community Fund for community housing.
During the council meeting held on Wednesday, November 24, the transfer of the the land was recommended to council.
The matter was previously brought up in the September council meeting where is was approved for community consultation.
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Yarriambiack chief executive officer Jessie Holmes said the issue of housing continues to be raised on multiple occasions across Yarriambiack's communities.
"The proposal to transfer the land to Rupanyup Future Fund was placed in locally circulating newspapers and on social media," she said.
"Three submissions were received, with one in favour of the proposal and two seeking additional information about the Rupanyup Future Fund and community involvement in the project."
Ferguson Perry Surveying have been engaged to undertake the work associated with the proposed subdivision and it is expected that certification of titles will occur within 12 months of the transfer of the land.
Rupanyup Future Fund will have a member of Council staff, the Manager Development Services, attending their meetings and offering assistance on the project. Conveyancing documentation will be prepared by Power and Bennet.
Any financial gain from the development of the property by the Rupanyup Future Fund be allocated for community purpose
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