Placemaking

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An accessible, vibrant and safe coastal city that celebrates our past to build for our future.

In 2019−20 council will allocate $17.02 million to creating vibrant and safe places; developing walkable, connected neighbourhoods; building character and celebrating history; and housing a diverse population.

Below are the new initiatives and projects for 2019-2020

An accessible, vibrant and safe coastal city that celebrates our past to build for our future.

In 2019−20 council will allocate $17.02 million to creating vibrant and safe places; developing walkable, connected neighbourhoods; building character and celebrating history; and housing a diverse population.

Below are the new initiatives and projects for 2019-2020

  • Improving Our Footpaths

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    9 months ago

    Accelerated footpath improvement program –$200,000 Council has allocated an additional $200,000 to accelerate the footpath improvement program.

    Accelerated footpath improvement program –$200,000 Council has allocated an additional $200,000 to accelerate the footpath improvement program.

  • Jetty Road, Glenelg Masterplan

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    9 months ago

    The Jetty Road Glenelg Masterplan was commissioned to establish a planning and design framework that will guide future works while maintaining the historical and distinctive character of the street. This includes the proposal of new interventions to enhance the street function and attractiveness as a destination.

    The Jetty Road Glenelg Masterplan was commissioned to establish a planning and design framework that will guide future works while maintaining the historical and distinctive character of the street. This includes the proposal of new interventions to enhance the street function and attractiveness as a destination.

  • Minda Coast Park

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    9 months ago

    The Minda Dunes Coast Park will be 500 metres long and 4 metres wide and is the last section to be built in the City of Holdfast Bay and will link our city from Kingston Park to Glenelg North. This crucial path will link our two Jetty Road Mainstreets in Glenelg and Brighton.

    The Minda Dunes Coast Park will be 500 metres long and 4 metres wide and is the last section to be built in the City of Holdfast Bay and will link our city from Kingston Park to Glenelg North. This crucial path will link our two Jetty Road Mainstreets in Glenelg and Brighton.

  • Brighton Civic Centre

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    9 months ago

    Brighton Civic Centre – $250,000 Civic centres have long been an important meeting and gathering place for communities. This project will transform the Brighton Civic Centre landscape into a lovely place for casual meetings, create opportunities for small markets,and improve the biodiversity of the area, as well as greening a dry urban space.

    Brighton Civic Centre – $250,000 Civic centres have long been an important meeting and gathering place for communities. This project will transform the Brighton Civic Centre landscape into a lovely place for casual meetings, create opportunities for small markets,and improve the biodiversity of the area, as well as greening a dry urban space.

  • Jetty Road Brighton

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    9 months ago
    • New signage for Jetty Road Brighton – $25,000 Council will install street banners to improve the visibility of Jetty Road Brighton, helping to increase the vibrancy for this popular mainstreet.

    • Support for Jetty Road Brighton Winter Solstice Activation – $10,000 Council will support local traders to create a winter activation at time of the solstice (June 21–22). Following a Nordic theme, the event will feature tepees, fire drums and pine trees and incorporate family activities and acoustic music performances. Local business will be engaged to provide instore and on-street activation helping to create a street party atmosphere. The event will...

    • New signage for Jetty Road Brighton – $25,000 Council will install street banners to improve the visibility of Jetty Road Brighton, helping to increase the vibrancy for this popular mainstreet.

    • Support for Jetty Road Brighton Winter Solstice Activation – $10,000 Council will support local traders to create a winter activation at time of the solstice (June 21–22). Following a Nordic theme, the event will feature tepees, fire drums and pine trees and incorporate family activities and acoustic music performances. Local business will be engaged to provide instore and on-street activation helping to create a street party atmosphere. The event will also recognise the strip’s relationship with sculpture and involve local charities.

  • Parkinson Reserve Community Space Safety Upgrade

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    9 months ago

    Parkinson Reserve safety improvements –$35,000 Additional lighting and CCTV coverage will be installed on the western pathway and playspace to reduce illegal and antisocial behaviour

    Parkinson Reserve safety improvements –$35,000 Additional lighting and CCTV coverage will be installed on the western pathway and playspace to reduce illegal and antisocial behaviour

  • The Buffalo Site

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    9 months ago

    Buffalo site amenity improvements – $300,000 Council is committed to finding a long-term purpose for the site the HMS Buffalo replica formerly occupied, that takes into account its historical value and responds to wishes of the community. In 2019–20 we will rehabilitate the site, making it safe for visitors to access, and develop a plan for its ongoing use and maintenance.

    Buffalo site amenity improvements – $300,000 Council is committed to finding a long-term purpose for the site the HMS Buffalo replica formerly occupied, that takes into account its historical value and responds to wishes of the community. In 2019–20 we will rehabilitate the site, making it safe for visitors to access, and develop a plan for its ongoing use and maintenance.

  • Improving Traffic Safety

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    9 months ago
    • Traffic control studies and devices – $140,000 This project will improve a number of locations by installing traffic control devices, complementing the traffic studies undertaken.

    • Pedestrian crossing Angus Neill Reserve –$200,000 We will improve safety for pedestrians crossing the esplanade to and from this popular playspace and reserve

    • Traffic control studies and devices – $140,000 This project will improve a number of locations by installing traffic control devices, complementing the traffic studies undertaken.

    • Pedestrian crossing Angus Neill Reserve –$200,000 We will improve safety for pedestrians crossing the esplanade to and from this popular playspace and reserve

  • Public toilets

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    8 months ago

    Public toilets – $38,000
    Well maintained and well-located public toilet facilities are an important aspect of providing a liveable City. In 2019–20 council has allocated $38,000 to undertake works at a number of public toilets across the City.

    Public toilets – $38,000
    Well maintained and well-located public toilet facilities are an important aspect of providing a liveable City. In 2019–20 council has allocated $38,000 to undertake works at a number of public toilets across the City.