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Community Consultation is your opportunity to provide input on a range of Council projects and activites and to be involved in Council's decision making processes.

Beachport Playground Outdoor Dining Proposal

Council has received a proposal from the proprietors of the premises adjacent the Susan Wilson Memorial Playground in Beachport to establish access and outdoor dining from their café directly into the playground.

The proposed access doorway, viewing deck and associated fencing works would require formal approvals under both the Development Act 1993 and the Local Government Act 1999. Both processes requiring consultation with affected parties.  However, in considering the details of the proposal at its meeting held on 13 June 2017, Council resolved to seek preliminary comments from the public via community consultation prior to any consideration of in principle support.

Interested parties are encouraged to comment on the proposal for the establishment of outdoor dining in the Susan Wilson Memorial Playground (Portion of Section 4, Lot 13 in D42663, Railway Terrace, Beachport) by making written submissions to Council.

Written comments should be marked – “Beachport Playground Outdoor Dining” – and posted to Wattle Range Council, PO Box 27, MILLICENT, SA, 5280 or emailed to council@wattlerange.sa.gov.au by no later than 5pm on Tuesday, 22 August 2017. 

Alternatively an online survey can be completed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/beachportplaygrounddining201708 and hard copies are also available from any Council office.

Please note that all comments, including the names of those responding may be tabled at a public meeting of Council unless otherwise indicated by the respondent in which case their details are to be excluded from publication.

Council’s Planning Officer, Pete Whiting will be present at the Beachport Visitor Information Centre on Thursday August 17 and Friday August 18 during office hours to discuss the proposal with interested community members and answer any questions they may have.

A copy of the proposed plans can be viewed at Council’s Millicent Office or can be downloaded below:

Plans - Outdoor Dining in Beachport Playground Proposal(217 kb)

Enquiries should be directed to Council’s Manager Development, Health and Compliance, John Best on (08) 8733 0900.

Proposed Road Closure & Sale of Unmade Road Reserve - Hd Mayurra (located between Canunda Frontage Rd & Bakers Rd, Millicent

Council is currently seeking feedback in relation to a proposal to close and sell to the adjoining landowner portion of unmade road reserve located between Canunda Frontage Road and Bakers Road, Millicent  and immediately adjacent to Sections 322, 323, 327 and 306, hundred of Mayurra.  The formal process will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the Roads (Opening & Closing) Act 1991.

In accordance with Council’s Community Engagement policy, the public is invited to comment and make formal representation to Council on the proposal.

Written submissions marked “PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURE - MAYURRA” can be:

•      Posted to PO Box 27, Millicent SA 5280;
•      left at: 'Civic Centre', George Street, Millicent; Beachport Visitor Information Centre, Millicent Road, Beachport; or Penola Visitor Information Centre, 27 Arthur Street, Penola;
•      or emailed to council@wattlerange.sa.gov.au

and will be received by Council until 5pm Monday, 4 September 2017.

Please note that all comments, including the names of those responding may be tabled at a public meeting of Council unless otherwise indicated by the respondent in which case their details are to be excluded from publication.

Copies of the plan showing the location of the unmade road reserve to be closed are available from any of Council’s Offices located at Millicent, Beachport or Penola or by downloading the file below.

Proposed Road Closure & Sale of Unmade Road Reserve Mayurra(266 kb)

Millicent Shop Trading Hours Consultation

Wattle Range Council recently invited interested persons to make written submissions on a proposal to abolish the Proclaimed Shopping District in Millicent.

Submissions have now closed and the results were presented to Elected Members at the Council meeting of 11 April 2017. Council resolved not to pursue any recommendation to the Minister to deregulate the town’s trading hours.

Further information available at www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au/millicentshoptrading 

Category 3 Development Public Notfication

Due to their nature, some types of development proposals require public notification. This allows people likely to be affected by the development the opportunity to comment.

Any application(s) currently on public notification are available to view here and anyone wishing to make representation to Council should do so in writing by the closing dates shown on the notice.

Penola Town Square Project

The Penola Town Square is an ongoing project being progressed by Wattle Range Council and members of the Penola community. 

A community based consultation group has been formed to further develop a vision for the square considering the needs and desires of the future users of the space.

For further information visit www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au/penolatownsquare or find them on facebook.


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