Playground Relocation - Bayswood, Vincentia
Shoalhaven City Council is engaging landowners within the Bayswood residential area regarding the current state of the Pacific City Park playground and seeking feedback on options to improve this facility. Pacific City Park is located on Coaster Circuit, Vincentia.
Since the playground’s installation in 2008, there have been ongoing issues related to the low lying location and its inaccessibility for community and maintenance due to regular water logging. The water logging of the site is due to the close proximity of a waterway and soil condition limitations. The water logging of the site has also compromised the normal lifespan of the existing playground. Therefore, Council plans to replace the playground within the current financial year (2016-17).
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Lake Conjola Boardwalk upgrade
Huskisson Foreshore Masterplan and Development Options
Following the Councils purchase of No. 59 Owen Street, Council resolved to prepare a Masterplan for the Huskisson Foreshore Precinct as well as investigate preliminary development concepts for No. 59 Owen Street to establish a 'way forward' for the site and broader precinct. In the meantime, some minimal work has been done to the current informal car park that has existed on the site for some time, to assist with its usability.
Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Stadium
Shoalhaven City Council is preparing to deliver the Shoalhaven Indoor Sports Stadium adjacent to the existing Bomaderry Basketball Stadium and which will complement the adjacent sporting precinct. The sports stadium is anticipated to accommodate sports such as Basketball, Volleyball, Futsal, Netball and Badminton. In addition the stadium will have the potential to accommodate large indoor regional sporting competitions and events.
As shown in the attached in the plans below, key elements of the sports include:
Bay and Basin Community Hub Masterplan
Council staff and consultants are currently in the process of developing a master plan for the existing Bay and Basin Leisure Centre precinct. Council has identified the need for improved community infrastructure within the Bay and Basin area so as to meet the growing community’s needs into the future.
Shoalhaven Community and Recreational Precinct - Bomaderry
Vision: Delivers for the Shoalhaven an integrated community and recreational precinct to meet the needs of the region, operating on a commercially viable and sustainable basis seven days a week.
Shoalhaven Equestrian Centre of Excellence
Sanctuary Point Boat Launching Ramp and Carpark upgrade
Council completed the Sanctuary Point Boat Ramp at John Williams Reserve and made significant improvements to the car park, access road and the landscape.
Berry District Park
The Berry District Park area provides a unique opportunity to reinvigorate the northern edge of the township of Berry following the introduction of the Berry bypass road. The area is already popular with the local community and visitors, with a great diversity of active sporting and passive recreation activities.
Shoalhaven Animal Shelter Relocation
Council is currently proposing to construct and operate a Resource Recovery Park (RRP) on Lot 342 DP 257515 Flatrock Road Mundamia.
This site, adjacent to the West Nowra Waste and Recycling Facility, is currently occupied by the Shoalhaven Animal Shelter which is owned by Shoalhaven City Council and operated by the RSPCA.
Waste Processing Facility - Resource Recovery Park
Flatrock Road West Nowra (Mundamia)
Council resolved in 26th March 2013 to move forward with the development of a waste processing and recovery facility (Resource Recovery Park) adjacent to the West Nowra Recycling and Waste Landfill Facility on Flatrock Road, at Mundamia. The proposed site is highlighted on the map in yellow.
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West Nowra Recycling and Waste Facility - Landfill Extension
The site of the proposed landfill extension is at the West Nowra Recycling and Waste Facility, 120 Flatrock Road, Mundamia. The site is approximately 5km west of the Nowra CBD and within the existing land zoned (SP2) for the West Nowra Recycling and Waste Facility. The land is owned by Shoalhaven City Council. The area of the proposed landfill extension is within Lot 1 DP 1104402, being an area of approximately 14.5ha.
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Community Infrastructure Strategic Plan
Council has commissioned Ross Planning, Recreation Planning Specialists, to undertake a review of existing recreational, sporting and community facilities in the Shoalhaven and to produce a Community Infrastructure Strategic Plan for the whole of the Shoalhaven.
The project has eight distinct stages, two critical stages being: a comprehensive audit of Council's community facilities and; intensive community and stakeholder engagement, to ensure that all community groups will have the opportunity to have their opinions and aspirations heard.
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Mollymook Beach Reserve Inclusive Play space
Council is currently working towards the installation of all-inclusive play equipment to replace the existing playground at Mollymook Beach Reserve. The Mollymook Inclusive Playspace will be the first of its kind in the Shoalhaven and will help continue to showcase the Shoalhaven as a leader in inclusive tourism.
Jerberra Estate infrastructure
Essential infrastructure includes roads and perimeter fire trails, road drainage, electricity, and minimal street lighting. Properties will be self-reliant in respect of water and on-site effluent management in accordance with the DCP. The provision of essential infrastructure will potentially involve the following steps:
- Infrastructure design and cost estimation, in consultation with landowners.
- Secure funding (i.e. obtain a loan). This will require a special variation application to IPART, following consultation with landowners and the community.
- Introduce special rates to repay loan over fixed period of time based on estimated costs.
- Construct infrastructure (after a competitive tender process).
- Finalise costs and adjust special rate levy.
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