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Building and Open Space Renewal Program 2021/22

Council wishes to advise that building and open space renewal works are about to start or have been completed as part of Bass Coast Shire Council’s Building and Open Space Renewal Program for 2021/22.

Benefits to the Community

Bass Coast Shire Council is committed to providing effective and safe building facilities, reserves and other public infrastructure within the Bass Coast Shire. This project will ensure delivery of Council's adopted Community Service Levels for, Community Health and complement similar projects within the Shire recently completed under the Building and Open Space Renewal Program, in response to customer requests received from Local residents and groups.

What to Expect

Foreshore Toilet Block - Thompson Avenue and The Esplanade Cowes – Internal Painting Works

Works shall involve the preparation and treatment of the ceiling and painting works within the toilet block. Works are anticipated to start Monday 4 October and take up to a week to complete. The public toilet facility will be closed during this period. Public are advise the nearest public toilet facilities are located on the foreshore The Esplanade/Findlay Street or Mussell Rock foreshore area – The Esplanade/Warley Avenue.

For information or assistance during these works, please contact:

  • Bass Coast Shire Council's infrastructure – Dulee Menik – Project Manager Building and Open Space or Infrastructure Asset Management - Laurie Gervasi on I300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 221l

Phillip Island Tennis Club – Retaining Wall improvements and Light Tower works

Bass Coast Shire have engaged SR Excavations & Bilson Electrical to carry out Replacement of Retaining Wall and Light Tower Phillip Island Tennis Club Cowes located at 1-15 Chapel Street Cowes. Works are expected to start on 4 October and complete within a week, subject to favourable weather and contractor/supplier availability. See map below.

The existing timber sleeper retaining wall has reached its end of life and requires to be replaced. The footings of one of the light tower located near the retaining wall has settled and requires to be fixed. These works will involve removal of existing timber sleeper retaining wall, construction of a new concrete sleeper retaining wall, remove the light tower and the existing footing, followed by the construction of new concrete footing and reinstallation of existing light tower.

For information or assistance during these works, please contact:

  • SR Excavations – Brad Hewton – 0429 598 819, Bilson Electrical – Frank Bilson - 0418 591 088
  • Bass Coast Shire Council's infrastructure – Dulee Menik – Project Manager or Infrastructure Asset Management - Laurie Gervasi on I300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 221l
Phillip Island Tennis Club Retaining Wall and Light Tower works
Map of works

Old Post Office Wonthaggi - Internal Painting Works

Following the recent roof replacement works that have been completed, internal painting works have started. The works shall involve preparation and treatment of the ceiling/walls etc. within the main areas of the old post office. It is anticipated to be completed by end of October. The old post office will be open for use by late October.

For information or assistance during these works, please contact:

  • Bass Coast Shire Council's infrastructure – John Dordevic – Project Manager or Infrastructure Asset Management - Laurie Gervasi on I300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 221l

Inverloch Yacht Club Fence Replacement Works

These works involved the replacement of sections of the existing fence and gate. These works were completed late September 2021.

For information, please contact:

  • Bass Coast Shire Council's infrastructure – Dulee Menik – Project Manager or Infrastructure Asset Management - Laurie Gervasi on I300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 221l

Wonthaggi North Kindergarten – Replacement of Floor Coverings

Works include removal of the existing and replacement of the existing floor coverings. Works have begun and is anticipated to be completed before Christmas, subject to material and contractor availability.

For information or assistance during these works, please contact:

  • Bass Coast Shire Council's infrastructure – John Dordevic – Project Manager or Infrastructure Asset Management - Laurie Gervasi on I300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 221l

We appreciate that these works may present an inconvenience and ask for your patience during this time. Our contractor(s) will work with property/service managers to minimise disruptions during construction. All projects are subject to favourable weather conditions, contractor and supplier availability and any potential Covid-19 restrictions imposed by the State Government.

Thanks for your cooperation.