of Narre Warren South Development Contributions Plan
February 2016 where the community were asked about Narre Warren South
Development Contributions Plan (DCP).
development of the Narre Warren South area is almost complete and most of the
projects listed in the Narre Warren South Development Contributions Plan have been delivered, with the exception of a tennis facility
that includes courts and a pavilion.
$830,000 has been collected for its construction; however that amount is no
longer enough for it to be delivered. There is also a lack of demonstrated
demand for further tennis facilities within the area and residents can access
the nearby court facilities at Sweeney Reserve. As the construction of this
facility has not commenced, there is an opportunity to reconsider the
allocation of these funds.
alternative to a tennis facility, Council sought your views on what you would
like to see these funds spent on to support leisure and recreation within the
western part of the Berwick Springs Wetland Reserve.
was general support for the reallocation of the funds on alternative leisure
and recreation projects, Council would then seek formal approval from the
Minister for Planning to reallocate the funds for that purpose.
refer to the plan for the location of the Narre Warren South
DCP area, the site originally proposed for a tennis facility and the Berwick
Springs Wetland Reserve area.
residents whether they supported the reallocation of funds remaining in the
DCP, and if so what the funds could be spent on to support healthy and active
sought from the community on the proposal to reallocate funds was
overwhelmingly supportive and provided invaluable ideas and suggestions about
what facilities people would like to see implemented in the Berwick Springs
Springs Wetland Reserve Masterplan: A further
consultation was undertaken in April 2016, with those residents that
wanted to be updated on the process. Residents were provided with a copy of the
Draft Berwick Springs Wetland Reserve Masterplan and asked to provide feedback.
The responses were positive, residents felt like their suggestions had been
heard and reflected in the draft Masterplan.