Your Neighbourhood Budget

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$20,000 is available to spend on projects in your neighbourhood. Tell us how you would spend it to benefit the Burnside community.

Have you ever thought of great and creative ideas that would improve your experience at your local park? Can you suggest improvements to community spaces or buildings in Burnside?

Council is piloting a new project to seek nominations from the community for projects to be completed in your neighbourhood. These projects will be installed and maintained by Council on community land such as parks, reserves, road verges and community centres in the City of Burnside.

Ideas can include

$20,000 is available to spend on projects in your neighbourhood. Tell us how you would spend it to benefit the Burnside community.

Have you ever thought of great and creative ideas that would improve your experience at your local park? Can you suggest improvements to community spaces or buildings in Burnside?

Council is piloting a new project to seek nominations from the community for projects to be completed in your neighbourhood. These projects will be installed and maintained by Council on community land such as parks, reserves, road verges and community centres in the City of Burnside.

Ideas can include water fountains, benches, gardens, rubbish bins, little libraries, picnic benches, dog bag dispensers, bike racks, possum boxes and barbeques. Be creative – all suggestions are welcome.

The community decides what projects will get funded

Criteria for projects has been prepared to give you a guide on what projects are eligible, and to ensure that Council will be able to install your idea. This guide can be found in the Document Library to the right of the screen.

All eligible suggestions will be promoted on this site (engage.burnside).

The community will vote online for the projects that will be funded.

Encourage your friends and family to vote for your idea!

I have an idea. What do I do now?

Talk about your idea with Kelly Burns on 8366 4200.

Submit your ideas online via the suggestion form below or email us at burnside@burnside.sa.gov.au and we can post or email you a suggestion form.

For more information about Your Neighbourhood Budget contact Council's Strategic Projects Officer, Kelly Burns, on 8366 4200.

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday 1 February 2019.

After applications close, Council will review all of the suggestions to ensure that the projects can be implemented on time, on budget, and meet the minimum criteria. Then the community will have the final say on how the Your Neighbourhood Budget is allocated by voting for their preferred idea/s.

Voting will open 23 February 2019 and close 18 March 2019.

Key dates to remember are located to the right of the screen (above).

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  • Winning Projects Announced

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    22 March, 2019

    The community were invited to vote for the projects that they would like funded, with the option to allocate any leftover funds to any of the projects.

    The project that received the most support, and within overall budget, will be installed by Council this financial year.

    The projects which received the highest number of votes and will be funded are (in order):

    · Conyngham Street Dog Park, Glenside

    · Verge Garden, Rose Park

    · Queens Avenue Garden, Burnside

    · 2 Netball Rings, Eastwood and Glenunga

    · Wombat Waterhole Tap for Sandpit, Hazelwood Park.

    The total cost for this spend is $18,400.

    To see a detailed breakdown of all of the results, please see the Community Engagement Report located in the Document Library.

    Thank you to all involved!

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    19 March, 2019
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