The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale along with other concerned Councils across Perth have lost their legal battle against the State Government questioning the validity of Local Government Reform.
The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will now commence negotiations with the City of Armadale and the Shire of Murray through the Local Implementation Committee, designed to progress the Local Government Reform process.
Minister for Local Government, Mr Tony Simpson MLA has announced a decision on metropolitan Local Government Reform.
The northern portion of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will be added to the City of Armadale, with Mundijong Road forming its southern boundary. The area includes Byford, Mundijong, Whitby, Cardup, Darling Downs and Oakford.
The southern portion of the Shire will be added to the Shire of Murray, with Mundijong Road forming the northern boundary. The area includes Hopeland, Jarrahdale, Keysbrook, Mardella and Serpentine.