Parks funds in bud­get

Wanneroo Times - - News - Tyler Brown City of Wan­neroo cap­i­tal works, page 5

PARKS, sport­ing, leisure and com­mu­nity fa­cil­i­ties will see the big­gest pro­por­tion of fund­ing from the City of Joon­dalup’s 2018-19 bud­get.

Ap­proved last week, the sec­tor will re­ceive $48.5 mil­lion, while the next big­gest is roads, street­lights and land­scap­ing with $34.4 mil­lion.

Waste and re­cy­cling has been al­lo­cated $26 mil­lion, li­braries, com­mu­nity ser­vices and events $13 mil­lion, plan­ning, com­pli­ance and health $7 mil­lion, and rangers and com­mu­nity safety $4.5 mil­lion.

High­lights in­clude $5.7 mil­lion to im­ple­ment the three-bin sys­tem, $2.7 mil­lion for the dual-use path from Burns Beach to Min­darie, $2.7 mil­lion for the Joon­dalup Men’s Shed and $467,000 to ad­vance the Joon­dalup CBD de­vel­op­ment and other sig­nif­i­cant projects.

Percy Doyle Re­serve has been al­lo­cated $1.4 mil­lion for up­grade works in­clud­ing re­fur­bish­ment of Milden­hall, the ten­nis clu­b­rooms and Dun­craig Leisure Cen­tre, ex­ten­sion of the Sor­rento Bowl­ing Clu­b­rooms and util­i­ties up­grades, while $1.7 mil­lion is ear­marked for re­fur­bish­ment works at other City­owned build­ings.

Park im­prove­ment projects will re­ceive $3.8 mil­lion in­clud­ing flood­light­ing up­grades at Kings­ley Park, re­fur­bish­ment of the toi­lets and chang­e­rooms at Maw­son Park in Hillarys, ir­ri­ga­tion works, re­newal of ex­ist­ing play equip­ment at sev­eral parks, and sig­nif­i­cant drainage up­grades at Tim­ber­lane Park (Wood­vale).

Fund­ing of $1.4 mil­lion will go to street light­ing, in­clud­ing $500,000 for the Joon­dalup city cen­tre light­ing project, and $1.6 mil­lion is for streetscape en­hance­ments and land­scap­ing, in­clud­ing the Leafy City pro­gram.

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