Town councils have been given the thumbs up for their performance in areas such as cleanliness, lift performance and corporate governance. Results of the FY2012 Town Council Management Report also show that there is room for improvement on estate maintenance, particularly on the obstructions of common areas.
An inaugural call for innovative solutions that create new space in a cost-effective manner, and optimise the use of land to sustain Singapore’s long-term growth and resilience has just been launched, as part of the Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge.
In his speech, MOS Lee shared more about a new multi-stakeholders collaboration committee who will focus on areas such as codes of animal welfare, and to promote community outreach. He also announced that AVA will exempt the first year's licence fee for dogs released from AVA's pound to identified Animal Welfare Groups.