A Koroit community group wants Moyne Shire Council to develop a master plan for the town's main street.
The Koroit Cultural Flags Group wants the council to put its footpath works on hold in favour of developing an overall plan.
Spokesman Michael McGoldrick said the group hoped the plan could include costings and options for new bluestone footpaths, 32 Irish county street flags/ banners, the cost of putting power lines underground and reducing the number of power poles, new street lighting and continued development of the Village Green.
"We believe many of these things are possible if a master plan is completed," Mr McGoldrick said.
"It would give us a document to support the push for comprehensive works and attract the government funding required for a project of this size."
Mr McGoldrick said Koroit had a bright future and the group believed it deserved a holistic approach for its main street.
"Koroit is the service town for more people in Moyne than any other town," he said.
"New businesses are opening in the main street to meet this need and we think it is important for town pride and community spirit for Koroit to have an impressive streetscape."
Mr McGoldrick said Irish flags would highlight the town's standing as Australia's Irish heartland and cement its standing as a visitor destination town.
He said the town didn't have a streetscape plan and the group believed there was a case for one - given Koroit's size and importance.
"Moyne Shire Council has done wonderful work developing and already, in some cases, delivering streetscape plans for towns such as Port Fairy, Peterborough, Woorndoo and Mortlake so the model does work in our shire," Mr McGoldrick said.
He said the group was not asking for a quick fix for Koroit.
"We think asking for a master plan shows our long-term commitment to get the best result for Koroit," Mr McGoldrick said.
"Some great work has already been done in costing some of the works so the master plan could be completed in a short time and we think would give council great community buy-in."
Mr McGoldrick said the group had many letters of support from organisations and businesses.
"We are proud to present this on behalf of a united and pro-active Koroit community," he said.
The council announced earlier this year it would spend $500,000 on the town's footpaths.
A Koroit Streetscape Committee was formed to oversee the project.
New street furniture and trees are also set to be included in the works.
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