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Council has consulted with the community on a range of projects over the past 12 months. 

 

Playground Development Evaluation

Council sought feedback from previous playground engagement participants, local residents and playground users in regard to newly developed playgrounds. The playgrounds that were included were Rosedale Court, Grantham Grove Reserve, Flinders Parade Reserve, Reservoir Road Reserve, Melville Grove Reserve and Grandview Grove Reserve. Feedback has been collated and a report will be presented to Council in October/November 2019.

Heather Court Bridge Paradise

Council engaged with the local community to seek feedback on whether there was support for the removal of the pedestrian footbridge at Heather Court in Paradise. Feedback was received from a total of 11 respondents with differing views and considerations.

On Tuesday, 15 October, Council received the Community Engagement Outcomes Report for consideration of the permanent removal of the pedestrian footbridge at Heather Court Paradise. After considering the report and feedback, Council resolved to:

  • receive the consultation outcome report
  • remove the pedestrian footbridge at Heather Court at a cost of $9,000 and in the meantime block access to underneath the bridge
  • construct approximately 100m of paved path from Fae Court to River Torrens Linear Park Shared Use Path at an estimated cost of approximately $16,000
  • allocate $25,000 at the next Budget Review to fund the removal of the pedestrian bridge at Heather Court and the construction of the new paved footpath from Fae Court to Linear Park Shared Use Path.

To read the Council report and the Community Engagement Outcomes Report, please access the Council Agenda - 15 October 2019.pdf(9816 kb) and scroll to item 11.2 (page 159).

Max Amber Sportsfield Master Plan Revised Concept Options

Council engaged with the community to seek feedback on the Max Amber Sportsfield Master Plan - Revised Concept Options from 5 June to 26 June 2019. 

On Tuesday 6 August, Council received the Community Engagement Outcomes Report noting the high-level of support for Option 2 to be developed. Council resolved to: 

  1. receive the report, note the feedback from the Community and endorses Option 2 for the Max Amber Sportsfield Master Plan
  2. allocate funding in the 2020/2021 Annual Business Plan and Budget (subject to the Federal Government providing Grant Funding of $5 million) to undertake the redevelopment of Max Amber Sportsfield in accordance with Option 2
  3. request Staff to commence the detailed design work to facilitate the redevelopment of Max Amber Sportsfield.
  4. adopt a sustainability first approach for the development of this project
  5. consult with the relevant Council Section 41 Committees in relation to the project
  6. establish a working party comprising of Cr McLuskey, Cr Barbaro, Cr Bonomi, Cr Irvine and Staff to oversee the project as it progresses.

To read the Council report and Community Engagement Outcomes Report, please access the Council Agenda - 6 August 2019 and scroll to Item 11.1 (page 37)

To view the final Master Plan adopted by Council on 6 August 2019, please click here.

Draft 2019/2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget

Council engaged with the community to seek feedback on the Draft 2019/2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget (ABP&B) from 8 May to 3 June 2019. 

On Tuesday 18 June, Council received the Community Engagement Outcomes Report for the Draft 2019/2020 ABP&B. Council noted that the Community responded with a high-level of support for the plan and Council resolved to make no changes to the previously proposed plans and budget. To read the Council report and Community Engagement Outcomes Report, please access the Council Agenda - 18 June 2019 and scroll to Item 11.1 (page 31)

The 2019/2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget was adopted on 2 July at the Council meeting on that date.

The 2019/2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget Summary is now available.

Residential (Limited Scope) Development Plan Amendment

Council recently completed it's Community Engagement Process for seeking feedback on the Residential (Limited Scope) Development Plan Amendment.  

The DPA has now been signed by the Minister and was published in the Government Gazette on Thursday 26 September 2019. All applications from Thursday 26 September 2019 will be assessed against the Campbelltown Council Development Plan - Consolidated 26 September 2019(14785 kb).

Church Road Traffic Management Options

Council engaged with the community in March 2019 to determine the preferred traffic management options required for Church Road Paradise. In addition to this as requested by local residents additional road traffic data was collected from 7 April to 6 May 2019. An overview of this data is provided Church Road Paradise Histograms of 2019 traffic data collected(143 kb).

On Tuesday 4 June, Council received the Community Engagement Outcomes Report for Church Road Traffic Management Options. After considering the report and feedback, receiving the community engagement outcomes and noting that the residents of Church Road, Paradise and the surrounding areas preference was to install roundabouts to slow traffic on Church Road. Council requested Staff to:  

  • Subject to approval of this project within the 2019/2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget:
    • install one roundabout on Church Road at the Melville Road intersection
    • undertake proposed line marking and parking changes on Church Road at the Lower North East Road intersection
    • review the classification of Church Road as part of the next review of Council’s Transport Plan 2006-2016.
  • Request that Staff provide feedback to SAPOL regarding continual Community concerns in relation to the hoon driving issues on Church Road.

To read the Council report and Community Engagement Outcomes Report, please access the Council Agenda - 4 June 2019 and scroll to Item 11.1 (page 85)

Murray Park Reserve Playground Consultation

Council undertook Stage 1 of the playground consultation at Murray Park Reserve in February 2019. This involved the opportunity for local residents including children to provide their feedback in regards to their needs and how they would like to see the playground improved. A talking point held at Murray Park Reserve Playground on Monday 18th February was very well attended with approximately 100 people attending and lots of great discussions and feedback provided. Feedback has been formally received via the talking point, online survey, hard copy surveys letters and emails. Feedback has been collated and is contributing to the development of a concept plan, which will be consulted on as a Stage 2 consultation process.

Fox Avenue Reserve Playground Consultation

Council undertook Stage 1 of the playground consultation at Fox Avenue Reserve in February 2019. This involved the opportunity for local residents including children to provide their feedback in regards to their needs and how they would like to see the playground improved. A talking point held at Fox Avenue Reserve Playground on Tuesday 19th February was very well attended with approximately 70 people attending and lots of great discussions and feedback provided. Feedback has been formally received via the talking point, online survey, hard copy surveys letters and emails. Feedback has been collated and is contributing to the development of a concept plan, which will be consulted on as a Stage 2 consultation process.

Accommodating Larger Dogs at Four Paws Dog Park at Denis Morrissey Park

Council consulted the community in January/February 2019 to determine the level of support to accommodate larger dogs at Denis Morrissey Park with expansion options of Four Paws Dog Park. 

On Tuesday 5 March, Council received a report on accommodating larger dogs at Four Paws Dog Park, Denis Morrissey Park. After considering the report and feedback from the community, Council requested Staff to: 

  1. not proceed with any extension to Four Paws Dog Park at Denis Morrissey Park 
  2. review other existing dog parks and areas respondents are currently utilising (e.g. North Adelaide Dog Park and Holden Hill Dog Park) to determine how a new dog park could be developed to meet the Community’s expectations and determine what funding is required. 
  3. investigate other suggested locations mentioned in the feedback to accommodate larger dogs in the Campbelltown City Council area.

To read the Council report and Community Engagement Outcomes Report, please access the Council Agenda - 5 March 2019 - Reduced.pdf(17998 kb)and scroll to Item 11.2 (page 87)

Brookside Cellars

Council has recently undertaken a closed consultation with residents close to the facility regarding potential future use of Brookside Cellars (previously Tranmere Sea Scouts hall).  Letters and door knocking with residents most likely to be affected by future use of the facility to gather their feedback about the proposed ideas has occurred and the results are being reported to Council in Item 11.13D of Council Agenda - 18 December 2018.pdf(6441 kb) 

Christmas Parade/Carols

Council staff obtained direct feedback at the Christmas Parade from audience members about the Carols in the Park program that takes place annually in partnership with the Athelstone Lions Club.  Feedback gathered has assisted planning of the 2019 event. The event will be moving to Saturday 7 December this year instead of the first Sunday in December as traditionally run.

Proposed Thorndon Park Miniature Train

Council consulted the community in July/August 2018 to find out what people thought about establishing a miniature train at Thorndon Park. 723 people responded to the consultation (636 of them were residents and ratepayers).  From the resident/ratepayer responses, 

  • 56% of people (45% within walking distance to the park) supported the train proposal
  • 57% of people (64% within walking distance) opposed Council fully funding the project

As a result of the consultation, Council decided to go ahead with the project subject to Paradise Railway Club Incorporated raising all funds required to complete the installation above the $135,000 already committed by Council in previous budget decisions.

Thank you to everyone that completed a survey or provided other feedback on this topic; to view the report presented to Council on the outcomes to the consultation click here (go to Item 11.4, page 209).

Roaming Cats

Council consulted the community in July/August 2018 to find out if there is an issue with nuisance cats in the local area. 

On Tuesday 22 January, Council received a report on the Roaming Cats Community Engagement. After considering the Report and feedback from the community, Council requested Staff to:

  1. support State Government agencies if requested, to manage the feral cat population in its areas of responsibility (eg local Conservation Parks and along the River Torrens Linear Park),
  2. continue to work with appropriate organisations (eg C.A.T.S) to manage the unhomed and feral cat population in identified problem locations, Council creeks and drainage reserve areas,
  3. proceed with the establishment of a Cat by law (including cat confinement) and with Council to be updated on the progress, as per the Community feedback which shows that there are concerns about roaming cats in the Council area and generally support Council  providing regulatory control, and
  4. undertake a Community education campaign using existing Council resources on topics proposed in the Council report.

To read the Council report and Community Engagement Outcomes Report, please access the January 22 2019 Council Meeting Agenda(25.2 Mb) and scroll to Item 11.4 (page 93).

Policy Consultations

Council regularly reviews its policies, and in doing so, invites you to have your say on any proposed policy amendments, prior to adopting these policies.  Policies are presented for your review in batches (usually by Department) and feedback received is reported to Council for consideration after the close of the consultation for each batch. Refer to the Current Engagement page for details about current opportunities.

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