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Demolition of boat shed

Demolition of boat shed The demolition of the Picnic Point boat shed and jetty has been completed. No Demolition of boat shed The demolition of the Picnic Point boat shed and jetty has been completed.  
Boat Hull

​The demolition of the Picnic Point boat shed and jetty has been completed.

Council Administrator, Richard Colley, said a closer analysis of the underground fuel tanks could now be undertaken.

“A preliminary assessment was carried out by independent environmental experts in September,” Mr Colley said.

“They found the tanks needed to be removed due to their age. However, for this to occur, the shed and jetty needed to be demolished.”

Council realises the importance of the boat ramp during the Summer period, and for this reason has kept the boat ramp open for use.

“Part of the ramp will also need to be removed to complete the environmental remediation work required, but we will wait until the end of Summer.

“We know this park is an important public asset and is used heavily by residents and visitors, so we will make sure that Council engages with the community prior to any future changes.”

Council was left with the expensive task of remediation after the boat shed operator vacated the site stating he was unable to fulfill his obligations under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 for decommissioning his fuel tanks.


 6/02/2017 1:48 PM