Port Fairy Bowls Club is seeking further discussion with Moyne Shire over the council's insistence it funds and builds a $208,000 public-use car park as part of a redevelopment of its clubrooms.
Club president Bob Mallett said he would like to meet with Moyne Shire mayor Mick Wolfe and CEO Bill Millard as soon as possible.
"We're trying to arrange a meeting," he said.
About 50 people attended a one-hour meeting at the bowls club on Wednesday night to discuss the issue.
"It was a really good meeting," Mr Mallett said.
"They were all very interested.
"The town has become fairly interested in it."
The club was awarded $2 million from the state government for the redevelopment of its clubrooms but Mr Mallett said the council had now told the club it needed to build a new car park at its own expense.
Mr Mallett said the 54-space car park would cost $208,000 and would be open to not just club members and visitors, but also the general public.
A Moyne Shire spokesman said council had told the club it could request assistance from council for the car park construction.
"The building permit triggers the need for a car park and additional drainage. This is consistent for any building in that area," a spokesman said.
"Our planning team have reiterated that it is the size of the project that requires the work.
"Following meetings with the club where the costs were discussed, we have provided options to the club, one of which is to request assistance from council for the car park construction."
The bowls club redevelopment will include an upgrade of key facilities in the clubrooms including toilets, kitchen, office, bar and storage spaces.
Mr Mallett said all improvements made to the club facilities in recent times have been completed by volunteers and paid for by the club.
The bowls club received funding for the redevelopment about two years ago in the 2017 state budget.
Former Western Victoria MP James Purcell lobbied for the club to get $2 million after the club approached him for help.
At the time, Mr Purcell said it was a worthy project because the building needed to be replaced.
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