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Are you sick of being consulted yet?

By johnboy 7 May 2009 22

Our brave, beloved, and most of all Chiefly Leader has unleashed a tsunami of consultation with which to bludgeon the whingers into submission.

Topics for consultation this month include:

    — BelconnenTown Centre Improvements
    — Proposed southern cemetery
    — Draft ACT Kangaroo Management Plan
    — Lyons shopping centre upgrades
    — Tuggeranong Town Park Stage
    — Waramanga shopping centre upgrades
    — Stromlo Forest Park Master Plan and Feasibility Study

That’ll learn you.

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damien haas 5:44 pm 08 May 09

sexynotsmart – the meeting went very well. the main item discussed was a submission for the airport master plan, to consider lightrail and integrated public transport for travellers and workers in the brindabella business park, and possible extension to queanbeyan.

what did you do with your time now macleods daughters has finished?


damien haas

chair – act light rail

Gungahlin Al 9:57 am 08 May 09

There has always been an incredible amount of consultation on. The thing now is that CMD have reinstated a community engagement unit that was allowed to fall over when under DHCS (Katy’s portfolio I believe).

The new people are doing a good job at lifting the profile of what is going on, and have actively engaged with Community Councils and other groups about what we need from the government to improve things.

On the Nicholls Shops parking issue Felix, to Tony Gill’s credit he realised that they hadn’t done enough, and put the plans on hold while they remedied the situation. The 55 people at the meeting at Nicholls last week were heard loud and clear, and some workable (but not cheap) holistic solutions were put forward for resolving the problems. And he has agree to leverage GCC’s communications tools to make sure future communiques get a better airing on this and other transport issues.

Credit also to Alistair Coe for his active pursuit of the issue, as opposed to Mary Porter’s “I brought all this up 4 years ago” (and then apparently forgot to do anything more about it…

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