Priority Projects 2018-22

Goal 1 Valuing the natural environment
  • Coordinate and implement the delivery of the Environmental Management Fund to deliver improved environmental outcomes including community delivery through grants

  • Collaborate with Nature Conservation Margaret River Region and other agencies to develop and implement the Margaret River Protection Strategy in collaboration with the community
  • Implement and regularly review the Bushfire Risk Management Plan, including the bushfire risk treatment schedule through consultation with Landcare services

  • Implement and regularly review the Climate Change Response Plan

Goal 2 Welcoming and inclusive communities
  • Develop and implement the Shire’s Reconciliation Action Plan and supporting policy

  • Develop a plan for community resilience and regeneration, to absorb the Community Safety Plan and include strategies for volunteerism, community capacity building and addressing disadvantage

  • Complete construction of the Lower Western Oval at Gloucester Park

  • Develop and implement the Public Health Plan to include the core principles of the Community Strategic Plan 2036

  • Develop the Shire’s childcare facilities to adequately respond to local needs

  • Develop long term partnerships to provide youth mental health services across the Shire

Goal 3 Managing growth sustainably
  • Review the Shire’s Local Planning Scheme and Strategy
  • Progressively install solar panels on Shire buildings

  • Develop and implement long term waste plans, a Master Plan and Waste Management Strategy, supported by Waste Management Plans for Shire waste facilities

  • Deliver the upgrade to the Margaret River Main Street

  • Develop a Margaret River Precinct Masterplan, to include Rotary Park, bridge, the weirs and traffic management strategies for Carters Road and the wider precinct

Goal 4 Vibrant and diverse economy
  • Develop a masterplan for Turner Caravan Park

  • Complete the redevelopment of the Margaret River Cultural Centre and launch the HEART complex

  • Conduct long term planning for rural roads maintenance and upgrades which take into consideration needs of industry, safety and risk to ensure Shire roads are fit for purpose

  • Create efficiencies which better enable local businesses to provide contract services for the Shire

  • Finalise and commence implementation of the Sustainable Economy Strategy, including recruitment of the Sustainable Economy Development Officer and establishment of the Sustainable Economy Advisory Committee, and review every four years

  • Participate in the Scott River Region Study

  • Implement the Shire's Asset Management Improvement Plan

  • Deliver the Integrated Planning Framework through review of the Shire's Service Levels and Operational Plan in accordance with the annual budget and workforce plan

  • Develop online customer services at the Shire including upgrades to the Shire website

 

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