Capital Works and Projects
The proposed capital works program for 2018/19 is $9.2 million in total, of which $3.9 million is allocated for new assets and the remainder of $5.3 million for the renewal and upgrade of existing assets.
Work will be continuing on the redevelopment of the Port Pirie Sporting Precinct project with an allocation of $3m for the 2018/19 budget. This project is supported with Australian and State Government grant funding and new loan borrowings.
Capital works proposed include the redevelopment of the Crystal Brook Library and Office to provide a more functional community centre to encourage broader use. Further works will be undertaken at the Port Pirie and various rural Cemeteries and a number of Council and community buildings will be upgraded.
A total of $9.2 million will be spent on capital projects including:
Sealed Roads $1,700,000
Unsealed Roads $885,000
Street Services $170,000
Parks and Recreation $410,000
Cemetery Projects $100,000
Stormwater Drainage and Environment $110,000
Township Entrance Statements $100,000
Road Safety Centre Improvements $55,000
Cultural Precinct $510,000
Crystal Brook Library & Community Centre $286,000
Major Plant and Vehicles $865,000
Aerodrome Boundary Fence $15,000
Irrigation, barbeques and rubbish bins will be installed in various parks and the restoration of the Port Pirie WW1 Gates will be completed. There will also be resources committed to tree management, footpath improvements and other community amenities in the region.
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