Disposal of Portion of Crown Reserve 50100 - Geraldton Foreshore

Published: Friday, 18 October 2019 at 11:15:13 AM

In accordance with Section 3.58 (3) and (4) of the Local Government Act 1995, the City of Greater Geraldton at its meeting of Council on the 15 October 2019 resolved to give local public notice of the intent to lease 50m² of Crown Reserve 50100 for the purpose of a sea container/transportable structure for café purposes to Thornells Group Pty Ltd – Trading as Hogs Express.

The proposed conditions are as follows:

  • enter into a five (5) year lease agreement commencing on the date of execution of the lease with a further term option of five (5) years;

  • set the commencement lease fee at $8,225 plus GST per annum;

  • consent from the Minister for Lands.

Should the lessee:

i. not return the endorsed lease documents to the City within two (2) months of the date of being sent; or

ii. not complete the build and construction of the proposed café within six (6) months of approval, the City will seek a resolution of Council to determine the consequences of either of these inaction.

The lessee is responsible for separately paying all applicable rates, taxes and other utilities and all connection and installation or services to the leased area and removal of any trees with their relocation or replacement with similar maturity trees on the foreshore area.

Submissions are invited to be received from the public in writing regarding the proposed disposition until 4.00pm, Friday 1 November 2019.

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