Discussions surrounding the details of the highly-anticipated Sloane Street housing development are taking place with both major parties having their say.
The Northern Grampians Shire Council and development company PassivePlace are still deciding on some key details, with more works set to begin soon.
Northern Grampians Shire Council mayor Murray Emerson said the Council and PassivePlace have been in "positive" discussions about the timeline of the project.
"The discussions with PassivePlace have been very positive and they are in a position to continue their development," he said.
"Our CEO and her team are currently in discussion with PassivePlace around several matters, including timeframes and starting dates.
"Liana (Thompson) has assured us, in the last couple of days, that everything is on track.
"They are getting themselves organised and they will be ready to get going soon, so it is all pretty positive."
The Stawell Times-News contacted PassivePlace about the process of the development, who said they are unable to provide any particular details at this stage, due to the ongoing discussions.
PassivePlace confirmed they will be in a position to announce more details in the coming weeks as the negotiations end and the next stage of works begins.
In 2020, Council elected PassivePlace as the preferred developer for the project with the project designed to address Stawell's housing demand.
Northern Grampians Shire estimate the project is expected to generate 374 direct and indirect jobs created over its lifetime, deliver key community infrastructure and facilitate 126 ongoing jobs after completion.
On their webiste, PassivePlace said this project is designed to create a Net Zero community, with the eight-hectare housing project to meet changing housing and accommodation needs in the town and deliver the highest environmental living standards.
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