Project objective

To seek community feedback on the proposed sale of 126 Carpenter Street, Brighton.

Project impacts

The project impacts neighbouring properties and residents and businesses of Brighton who may have an opinion on whether Council should sell the land or not. The business that owns the adjacent land relies on this land to access and operate their business (currently accessed under a licence from Council).

As Council cannot use this land for any other purpose, we are seeking community feedback on whether to sell the land to the adjoining business (Environmental Funerals Pty Ltd).

Council has obtained an independent valuation of the land at the current commercial rate and is proposing to sell the land for $300,000.

What information do we need from the community?

We will present the community with the proposed sale of the subject land, the reasons for the sale and invite feedback/submissions from any individual or organisation concerning that sale.

We will ensure that neighbouring owners are aware of the proposed sale and ensure they have an opportunity to provide comment.

What can the community influence?

Whether to sell land or not

What can’t the community influence?

Commercial value of land

What the money from the sale will be used for

Stakeholders and community

This stakeholder assessment is a generalised understanding of sections of the community that have a connection to the project or matter. This information is used to understand the types of tools and techniques that will achieve the strongest and most effective outcomes for engagement and communication.

Impact: What level of change the stakeholder / community segment may experience as a result of the project / matter

Interest: What level of interest has been expressed or is anticipated

Influence: Reference to the IAP2 Spectrum

Stakeholder / community




Close neighbours




Neighbouring business




Brighton residents and businesses




Wider Bayside community




Decision making process

It is expected that Council will consider the results of the community feedback and make a decision on the sale of the land at Council meeting on 26 October 2021. The Council meeting agenda, including the community engagement report and Council officer's recommendation in relation to the proposed sale of the land at 126 Carpenter Street, Brighton will be published on the Wednesday before the Council meeting via Council's website.

Project subscribers will be notified of the results of the engagement via email update once the agenda is published.

All Council meetings are live-streamed via Council’s website. Community members can also ask a question or request to have a submission read out at this meeting.