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$15 million in projects completed in three months

$15 million in projects completed in three months More than 120 capital works projects, valued at more than $15 million, have recently been completed in Canterbury-Bankstown. No $15 million in projects completed in three months More than 120 capital works projects, valued at more than $15 million, have recently been completed in Canterbury-Bankstown. News Columns; News and Updates
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More than 120 capital works projects, valued at more than $15 million, have recently been completed in Canterbury-Bankstown.

This consisted of 75 transport, 10 building, and 19 sports field/playground/open space projects. Some key capital works highlights for the second quarter of 2018-19 included:

  • Opening the new $3 million Riverwood Library and Community Hub;
  • Starting work on stage one of the $5.2 million Canterbury Town Centre upgrade;
  • $780,000 upgrade of Lambeth Reserve boardwalk; and
  • Completing the $620,000 restoration of Waterworth Park, including construction of a 730-metre path.

Mayor Khal Asfour said of the 470 projects to be undertaken in 2018-19, 26 per cent are already complete, with a further 44 per cent being designed or under construction.

"This a great start to 2019," he said.

"Our $90.1 million Capital Works Program is one of the largest in NSW and I am proud of how hard we have worked to reach this milestone. By the end of June, we will have made a real difference to the lives of tens of thousands of residents."

Second quarter service highlights included:

  • 15,000 people participated in Council’s Safety Expo;
  • 5,400 picnickers engaged through the We Like our Parks Litter Free campaign;
  • 8,724 bags of Wheelie Good Compost given to 2,181 households;
  • 283 incidents of graffiti removed;
  • 4,272 bins inspected as part of the Recycle Right program;
  • 28,150 kilometres of roads were swept;
  • 6,615 children enrolled in Swim School;
  • 3,458 members signed up to Council’s nine Library and Knowledge Centres;
  • 3,825 rounds of golf played at Sefton Golf Course;
  • 49,865 calls were answered by Council’s Customer Experience Team
  • 620 development applications determined; and
  • 12,595 parking infringements issued.

For more information on projects being delivered over the next 12 months, view Council’s interactive map at cb.city/councilprojects


 29/05/2019 4:05 PM