Sup­port for night lights

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - News -

THE Town of Vic­to­ria Park will con­sider sup­port­ing the in­stal­la­tion of flood­lights at the multi-pur­pose sports courts on McCal­lum Park at tonight’s coun­cil meet­ing.

Town of­fi­cers have rec­om­mended that coun­cil sup­port the in­stal­la­tion af­ter public feed­back for it was mostly favourable.

The is­sue first came to the at­ten­tion of the coun­cil ear­lier this year when lo­cal sports league Ballin’ in the Park be­gan cam­paign­ing the Town for the lights.

The Town then con­ducted an online sur­vey and of the 238 re­sponses, 211 were in favour.

It is sug­gested it would cost the Town about $15,000 for the de­sign and doc­u­men­ta­tion and about $65,000 for the light­ing in­fra­struc­ture di­rectly.

It is pro­posed the light­ing be op­er­a­tional un­til 8pm Sun­day to Wed­nes­day and un­til 9pm Thurs­day to Satur­day, with the op­tion of a later time for spe­cial events.

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