The MERRA committee meets bi-monthly and the business of the group broadly is to be community advocates for our region, promote a sense of community and enhance the beauty of the peninsular. This they do by;
- Promoting the rich history of the region
- Seeking to make the peninsular predator and weed-pest free
- Promoting good community relations by
- Staging and supporting events such as the annual barbecue
- Setting up and maintaining neighbour watch and support systems and information
- Providing civil defence and community response capabilities
- Identifying and completing community projects such as the Little Library, Scotts Landing sign, produce, bus shelter, seating, stairs to the historic cemetery
- Staging and promoting community education programmes such as defibrillator use, CPR course
- Maintaining good relations with key groups such as council and other ratepayer associations for the benefit of the community
- Identifying key projects to support, such as the “waste by rail” project.
And, if you don’t know who’s on this committee, then SEE ATTACHED small bios and some photos of the current MERRA committee.