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Hurstville City Council to develop a Plan of Management for Penshurst Park

Posted 5 December 2014 by (Hurstville News)

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Con Hindi today announced Hurstville City Council will develop a Plan of Management for Penshurst Park.

Mayor Hindi said the plan to upgrade Penshurst Park will provide the community with new facilities and more diverse recreational space within the park.

The development of this plan is the first step in the upgrade of the park,” he said.

“I am excited that this proposal has been given the green light as it builds on the recent upgrade of the Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre.”

“Also, with additional new developments in the vicinity of Penshurst Park including 400 residential dwellings more people will visit the park to participate in recreational activities.

“The project is anticipated to include a sports facilities upgrade that consists of a new building, toilet amenities, and synthetic turf training area.

“Some of the other key elements of the project include; new playground facilities, fencing, shade cover, fitness equipment and lighting.

“There will also be additional car parking and lighting improvements.

“Hurstville City Council is committed to providing quality facilities for everyone and forms part of Council’s ongoing long-term strategy to address the changing needs of our community.”

Mayor Hindi said in developing the plan Council will undertake extensive community consultation, particularly with local residents and community stakeholders.

“Once the plan has been approved only after extensive community consultation this will allow Council to embark on a multi-million dollar sporting precinct that will benefit the whole community,” he said.

“The community consultation for the Plan of Management is set to commence in 2015 on appointment of a project consultant.”

For more information about the Plan of Management for Penshurst Park, contact Council on 9330 6222.
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