Dog Park Improvements Conyngham Street, Glenside

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Consultation has concluded

Council is undertaking improvements to the Dog Park and is seeking your input on the design features of the park.

Background

As part of the 2015/16 business plan and budget process Council allocated funds towards improvements to the dog park. Through negotiation with the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation the City of Burnside has secured a long-term license over the existing Conyngham Street Dog Park however, as part of the licence agreement, improvements to the dog park require the approval of the Minister and must be removable.

The opportunity

Council plans to develop a Master Plan for the dog

Council is undertaking improvements to the Dog Park and is seeking your input on the design features of the park.

Background

As part of the 2015/16 business plan and budget process Council allocated funds towards improvements to the dog park. Through negotiation with the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation the City of Burnside has secured a long-term license over the existing Conyngham Street Dog Park however, as part of the licence agreement, improvements to the dog park require the approval of the Minister and must be removable.

The opportunity

Council plans to develop a Master Plan for the dog park in the future, and in the meantime wishes to undertake some minor improvements and seeks your input in choosing which feature/s to install first with the limited budget available.

What are the options?

Council seeks your opinion on which key features you would most like to see in the dog park. These features may include:

· Shade (tree planting)

· Shade (removable structure)

· Drink fountains and taps

· Bench seating and bins

· Irrigated turf areas

· Agility play elements (eg weaving poles, ramps)

· Garden beds.

Your responses will guide Council's choices for improvements to the Dog Park.

How can I have my say?

Please complete the survey below by Friday 27 November 2015.

Alternatively, you can print the survey located in the Document Library (to the right) and return it by:

Post: City of Burnside, Reply Paid 9, Glenside, SA 5065

Fax: 8366 4299

Email: burnside@burnside.sa.gov.au

I need more information

If you require more information please do not hesitate to contact Claire Bottrall, Council’s Landscape Architect, on 8366 4200 or you can email cbottrall@burnside.sa.gov.au.

When will work begin?

The results of this survey will be reviewed and incorporated, where possible, into a draft landscape design. Scheduled works are planned to commence in early 2016.

Consultation has concluded
  • Update

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    about 4 years ago

    Through negotiation with the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, the City of Burnside has secured a 10-year licence over the existing Conyngham Street Dog Park. However, as part of the licence agreement, improvements to the dog park require the approval of the Minister and must be removable.

    Council has negotiated this lease to ensure it is available to dog owners and has invested $50,000 in the site to date.

    The community has told Council they wanted more investment in upgrading the park and at Council’s 28 June meeting, Council agreed to allocate a further $50,000 to upgrade the park.

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    Through negotiation with the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, the City of Burnside has secured a 10-year licence over the existing Conyngham Street Dog Park. However, as part of the licence agreement, improvements to the dog park require the approval of the Minister and must be removable.

    Council has negotiated this lease to ensure it is available to dog owners and has invested $50,000 in the site to date.

    The community has told Council they wanted more investment in upgrading the park and at Council’s 28 June meeting, Council agreed to allocate a further $50,000 to upgrade the park.

    The State Government can end the lease with nine months’ written notice however the community has embraced the park and made it very clear to Council they want it to stay and for Council to develop it further.

    If you require more information about the Dog Park, please do not hesitate to contact John Draper, Council’s Acting Manager, Open Space, Recreation and Property, on 8366 4200 or you can email jdraper@burnside.sa.gov.au.