Longford is one step closer to recognising some of the town's local legends in Stokes Park.
The Northern Midlands Council's special committee, the Longford Local Legend Committee, are hoping to place eight plaques on Abel Tasman Avenue walking track in the park.
The plaques will recognise the town's legends including people, groups, organisations or events.
One proposed plaque will acknowledge and pay respect to the Panniher Aboriginal peoples and another will recognise the 1959 and 1969 Australian Grand Prixes at the town.
The initial plaques will be on the avenue and each year three or four more will be added to the footpath in Stokes Park.
The estimated cost of the project is $5000.
At the council's February meeting it agreed to establish the local legend committee, with the members proposing the idea, and has since moved forward with the members plans.
However some councillors were worried it did not meet the Memorandum of Understanding for committees.
Councillor Janet Lambert said she thought it was a fabulous idea and supported it but the committee had been established the wrong way.
"All other committees have to apply for their positions and have them advertised, we're all about consistency at this council," she said.
Councillor Dick Adams said the committee had done highly good work in proposing the idea in the first place.
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Councillor Matthew Brooks supported Cr Adams sentiment and said the committee was made up of local identities who were passionate about Longford.
Cr Brooks warned the people who had proposed the idea and were enthusiastic about the project may disappear.
Councillor Ian Goninon said he believed the idea should be looked at across the municipality in future.
"I think this should be presented in another town and people can come along with their regions and go through the same process," he said.
The decision was made the committee would be made up of the project's proposing members for 12 months, before, in line with the Memorandum of Understanding, positions would be advertised.
Councillor Michael Polley said if things were over regulated the council would kill off people's enthusiasm.
"This is a group of people who in this time, have got together and come up with this idea," he said.
The planning application is available for viewing at the council's website and is available for public comment until April 20.