Development Application Lodged for the Bridge over the Molonglo

Council welcomes the lodgment of the Development Application for the bridge over the Molonglo River in Molonglo. It will be the biggest bridge in the ACT. The cost estimate is $174 million part of which will be funded by the Commonwealth government. Continue reading

Council opposes Request for Lease Variation On Community Zoned Land

Council has lodged comments opposing the request for a lease variation on Block 1 Section 17 in Coombs [Development Application 202037450] where the space required to be provided to be used by the Community in the original lease will essentially be lost of the Request is agreed to.

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UPDATE – Tender open for the new Park and Ride parking spaces at Kirkpatrick Street

The Tender was opened today for the building of an additional 46 car parking spaces at the Kirkpatrick Street Park and Ride.  This will bring the toal number of spaces at this site to 95.
Council welcomes these additional spaces.  The Tender closes on the 26th of May so hopefully these will be in place well before the end of the year.

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Another Disappointment in Coombs

Here is yet another disappointment for those people living in Coombs.  The ACT Government made a requirement that there be space for a Community Hall in the site sold for a Child Care Centre in Coombs.  However, Council understands that no-one can use it as the area has been offerred for lease at a price which virtually puts all Community Groups out of the market. Continue reading

Refused – Proposed Development of Block 3 Section 12 Coombs – the ZAPARI Development

Council is very pleased that the Proposed Development of Block 3 Section 12 Coombs – the ZAPARI Development has been refused on numerous grounds by ACTPLA. Some of these reasons include: The proposal is inconsistent with Zone Objectives for the RZ5 High Density Residential Zone.  The assessment concluded that the proposed development will not be conducive to a high standard of… Continue reading

Refused – Proposed development of Block 4 Section 39 Coombs – the POD Development

Council is very pleased that the Proposed development of Block 4 Section 39 Coombs – the POD Development – has been refused on numerous grounds by ACTPLA. Some of these reasons include: The proposal is inconsistent with Zone Objectives for High Density Residential Zone.  The assessment concluded that the proposed development will not be conducive to a high standard of residential… Continue reading