THE Foster Community Association has been responsible for many improvements in the Foster community over the years of its existence – and the new FCA Vice-President, Lynn Atkinson, is pleased to announce that it will continue doing this into 2017.
Last month the FCA held its annual general meeting. The meeting discussed how the FCA might keep going at a time of limited volunteer capacity and agreed on a more focused format. Along with the Vice-President, a small and enthusiastic committee was elected, with Secretary Dianne Frey, Treasurer Pam Park, Minute Secretary Jose Goosens and member Tom Holman. Until the membership grows again monthly general meetings will not be held, but members will be informed of potential projects and important decisions needing to be made, and invited to contribute. The committee will continue to meet regularly and members can also attend these meetings.
The Foster laneways project is a continuing FCA project and currently awaits funding through South Gippsland Shire Council’s Streetscape Project; coal seam gas policy continues to be monitored; and there is continuing interest In Foster possibly being recognised as an RV (recreational vehicle) friendly town. A potential project currently being scoped is concerned with improving the Stockyard Creek environment around Foster.
The FCA welcomes new members, their ideas and input. It is only $10 to become a member and forms can be requested from Pam Park at the FCA email address (firstname.lastname@example.org). Dianne Frey (Ph 0402 035 754) is happy to talk to prospective members. The FCA thanks all past and present members for their support and contributions and looks forward to progressing current and new projects in 2017.