ROADS and rail were a heavy topic of discussion at the Strathbogie Shire Council monthly meeting, held on September 18.
Council endorsed the appointment of a roads advisory committee, which will advise council on development and review of policy and strategy relating to the road network.
Councillor Graeme Williams was selected as committee chair and Cr Alistair Thomson will be the second councillor representative.
VicRoads North Eastern manager planning, Rebecca Steer, and manager operations, Steve McCallum, were also selected to sit on the advisory committee.
The committee will also look at policy relating to the management of roadsides and potential advocacy priorities regarding road safety issues and initiatives of community benefit Sitting on the committee will be elected community representatives John Dunn, Craig Hahnel and Paul Swan.