Heathcote Lions Estate
HISTORY OF HEATHCOTE LIONS ESTATE Inc [Elderly Citizens Units June 1985 - October 2016]
1982 Lions Club of Heathcote make the Units a Club Project
1985 November, Lions Estate Committee formed.
Up to April 1986 applications for funding unsuccessful
1986 April, Grant of $66,000 from the Department of Community Services for construction of three Units
1986 September, Tender let to J Gilmore, $118,400 for three units. Units valued at $150,000. Heathcote Lions contribution $33,400
1987 September, Units occupied Official opening of the Units on 24 January 1988
1988 June, Local Government and Community Housing Program Grant of $100,000
1988 November, Tender let to J Gilmore, $149,600 for units. Units valued at $180,000. Heathcote Lions contribution $61,000
1989 September, Units occupied Official opening of the Units on 4 March 1990
1991 June, Council deputation for Grant money to Municipal Association of Victoria; Grant of $210,00 received
1992 February, Tender let to L Zoanetti, $205,000 for units. Units valued at $250,000. Heathcote Lions contribution $25,000
1992 October, Units occupied 1993 May, Official opening of the Units on 16 May 1993
2001 June, Construction of Units 11 and 12 for $125,000. Funding for $22,577 received from Department of Human Services (SHIP) 2001 September, Construction of storage shed for $1,000
2002 August, Construction completed
2004 January, Commence construction of Unit 13; completed in September 2004
2005 April, Commence construction of Units 14 and 15 for $120,000.
2006 October, Construction of carport for $3,000 (adjacent to Unit 14)
2006 December, Construction of Units 14 and 15 completed 2007 August, Construction of double carport for $7,000
2008 November, C Stobaus commenced construction of Units 16 and 17 for $167,000
2009 May, Construction of carport for $3,000 (adjacent to Unit 11)
2009 December, Contribution of $15,000 received from Australian Lions Foundation; construction completed 2010 October.
2012 January, Outside of Units 1 - 10 painted by Argyle Painting (Des Ayres)
2016 August - Deb Simpson (CoGB) advised Units President, Lion Frank Dailey that the Tripartite Deed of Agreement had been signed by the CoGB, Wintringham Housing and the Victorian Government's Director of Housing.
This signing will allow the transfer of ownership of the Lions units to Wintringham Housing.
2016 October (Dinner Meeting) - Vote taken to cancel Lions Estate Incorporation.
2016, October 28 - Official handover to Wintringham Housing took place at the Heathcote Bowling Club. 50 attend, Lions (past & present), CoGB, Wintringham Housing & interested persons.