Motorcycling Victoria and the Frankston City Council have come together to keep the Frankston Motorcycle Park open as a recreational venue for off-road use according to a post on the Frankston City Council web site.
According to the post, council has asked Motorcycling Victoria to manage the venue as a recreational track for the next 12 months when the current lease ends on the 28th of May 2015, though that date could be bought forward if the current club grant earlier access.
A Transition Committee will be established to develop a long-term management plan for the Motorcycle Park, to oversee the management of the venue for the next 12 months and to provide support and direction to Motorcycling Victoria about the safety of operations.
The Transition Committee will be chaired by the Deputy Mayor Cr Glenn Aitken, and will include Cr Colin Hampton, a representative from Motorcycling Victoria, Council Officers and motorcycling industry experts. ‰Û÷Expressions of Interest‰Ûª to appoint motorcycling experts is likely to be advertised on Council‰Ûªs website shortly.
The Transition Committee will present all reports and findings regarding the Frankston Motorcycle Park to Councillor Briefings. Council Reports will also be submitted where required.
‰ÛÏCouncil resolved to take action to ensure the safety and management of the facilities, to prevent any future tragedies, such as the death of a recreational motorcyclist earlier this month,‰Û