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BCC Candidate Q8of8 - Community Consultation Standards

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 31/03/2012 - 7:48pm

How will you address Council’s failure to follow best practice community consultation (i.e. as per IAP2 fully developed model attached – http://www.iap2.org.au) and therefore ensure that respect for neighbourhood plans is maintained (rather than having non-consultative changes such as “Corinda as a community hub” rather than Sherwood, 5-storeys where 3-storeys were planned, the Sherwood Bus Depot, and the Nosworthy Park bikeway)?

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Questions for Council Election Candidates

Submitted by webmaster on Wed, 22/02/2012 - 9:17pm

WTSAG is planning to approach all Council candidates for the Tennyson Ward, inviting them to attend a community meeting prior to the Council elections being held on 21st April.
 
This is your chance to suggest some questions to pose to the candidates, questions that you would like them to think about and answer.
 
It is intended that the questions and answers will be placed on the WTSAG website prior to the public meeting as well as being part of the discussion during the community meeting.
 

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Oxley Road to Nowhere

Submitted by Nicole Johnston on Tue, 07/02/2012 - 12:03pm

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has today confirmed secret plans to upgrade Oxley Road to four lanes over the next 11 to 20 years as part of Brisbane’s Long Term Infrastructure Plan 2012 – 2031.

 

Councillor Johnston said that Council’s plan, to be debated at today’s meeting, came without any consultation with local residents.

 

“Making Oxley Road four lanes without addressing the single lane choke point at the Walter Taylor Bridge is appalling planning. It will create a road to nowhere and cause further congestion and delay for residents,” Councillor Johnston said.

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Proposed Demolition pre-1946 house Park Terrace, Sherwood

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 04/02/2012 - 5:53am

A development application number A003272804 has been submitted for the demolition of a pre-1946 house at 10 Park Terrace, Sherwood.

 

As this lot adjoins the shopping centre and is currently used as a physotherapist office there is also the possibility that a following this application there may be another application to rezone this residential land for shopping/office development.

 

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Character House - Partial demolition, Raise above Height Limit

Submitted by webmaster on Wed, 07/12/2011 - 7:23am

An impact assessible development application has been submitted for this site (not a flood prone site) to raise a house above the height limit.  This has occurred a number of times in this street, and on each occassion a suitable solution was found within the existing limits.

 

The relevant DA A003229007 can be found on council's website where you can respond to this particular request by Friday 16th of December.

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