Capital works projects update

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Council has an on-going program of capital works and upgrades to buildings, parks, playgrounds and roads across Ku-ring-gai.

Stay updated on the progress of these projects via our Monthly Capital and Operational Project Report.

Capital and Operational Project Report November 2018 

 

Suburb Project Description  Project Update Comments - November 2018  Project Update Comments - year to date 

Local Government Area

Fire breaks and trails

Fire Breaks ‐ maintenance works were completed on the Wyuna to Kippara APZ (BRIMS: HR10070844942) and Bobbin Head Road APZ (BRIMS: HR10070944967). Both APZ's received intensive maintenance to restore them to RFS APZ maintenance standards. Fire trails ‐ upgrade works have been identified for the Kissing Point Road and Cove St Fire Trails. Works will commence in December and continue into the new year.

Inspections will continue to identify more areas of APZ and Fire Trails which required maintenance / upgrading.

Local

Neighbourhood Centres Revitalisation Program

No change.

Preliminary layouts commenced.

Killara

Marian Street Theatre Building Renewal

Site Investigation Report & initial costings for three (3) re‐development Options is complete. Findings are to be reported to Council in December.

Site Investigation Report & initial costings for three (3) re‐development Options is complete. Findings are to be reported to Council in December.

St Ives

St Ives Indoor Courts

Council was short listed to lodge a stage 2 business case for $5 million in the Greater Sydney Sports Facility Fund. Applications due by 7 December.

Negotiations continuing with School Infrastructure NSW.

Gordon

Tulkiyan Building – Capital Improvement

Remediation work is ongoing.

Remediation work is ongoing.

East Lindfield

East Lindfield Community Hall ‐ Remedial Works

Awaiting results from community consultation process.

Awaiting results from community consultation process.

St Ives

St Ives Cultural and Environmental Education

Centre

No change.

Investigations for new location in progress.

Local Government Area

Drainage

  1. Council drainage network ‐ Tender advertised and will be closed on 18/12/18.

     

  2. Gordon Recreation ‐ CCTV completed and design proposal being prepared.

     

  3. Quotations requested from suitable contractors

     

  4. 41 Arnold ‐ Construction has commenced with completion to be confirmed.

     

  5. 77 Roseville Avenue ‐ contract awarded, works commencing 26 November 2018 , date of completion to be advised.
  1. Council drainage network ‐ Tender advertised and will be closed on 18/12/18.

     

  2. Gordon Recreation ‐ CCTV completed and design proposal being prepared.

     

  3. Quotations requested from suitable contractors

     

  4. 41 Arnold ‐ Construction has commenced with completion to be confirmed.

     

  5. 77 Roseville Avenue ‐ contract awarded, works commencing 26 November 2018 , date of completion to be advised.

Local

Government Area

Drainage

Reviewed and approved the final design. Consultant to proceed to finalise the design and construction drawings.

Final design submitted and is being reviewed.

St Ives

St Ives Showground Main Car Park Upgrade

No change.

Preliminary design commenced ‐ project linked to regional playground.

Turramurra

Howson Oval car park upgrade

No change.

No change.

Wahroonga

Wahroonga Park‐ New Accessible Parking

No change.

New project per adopted landscape masterplan ‐ full scope of works to be determined.

Local

Government Area

Footpath

Total footpaths reconstructed = 6

Total square metres of footpaths reconstructed = 808m2

Total footpaths reconstructed = 6

Total square metres of footpaths reconstructed = 808m2

Local Government Area

Footpath

Minor Works ‐ Two (2) projects constructed, four (4) designs completed and handed to Project Delivery, one design waiting for structural consultant submission, two (2) design in progress.

Minor Works ‐ Two (2) projects constructed, four (4) designs completed and handed to Project Delivery, one design waiting for structural consultant submission, two (2) design in progress.

Lindfield

Lindfield Library Site

Design team completing preparation of DA documentation.

Lodgement of the DA is on programme, expected first week of

December.

Roseville

Rezoning of 47 Warrane Road, Roseville Chase (former East Roseville Bowling Club)

No change.

Planning Proposal submitted to Department for Gateway Determination 2 October 2018.

Gordon

Reclass and Rezoning ‐ 4 Pennant Avenue,Gordon (former Gordon Bowling Club)

No change.

Planning Proposal submitted to Department for Gateway Determination 2 October 2018.

St Ives

Putarri Reserve Upgrade

No change.

Concept design adopted, preliminary design development

commenced.

St Ives

St Ives Showground Landscape Masterplan ‐

Phase 1

Documentation package being finalised for tender.

Playground design documents completed; arboricultural impact

assessment completed; REF completed and authorised; tender package being prepared.

St Ives

St Ives Village Green Masterplan Implementation Works

New wombat crossing in Village Green Parade and accessible car spaces in St Ives Shopping Village carpark nearing completion.

Staged construction of a safe accessible pedestrian route between park and accessible parking spaces in carpark is near complete.

St Ives

Koola Park Upgrade Stage 4 ‐ carparks and

surrounds

Quotation requested from suitable contractors.

Project designed, documented and approved. Procurement has

commenced.

St Ives

St Ives Village Green New Recreation Precinct

No change.

Consultants appointed ‐ project at design development stage pending resolution of building upgrades.

East Lindfield

Lindfield Soldiers Memorial Park New Facilities

Reviewing tree retention & site layout to optimise design outcomes.

Community consultation for playground and associated works

completed ‐ design development commenced.

St Ives

St Ives Showground Upgrade Works

No change.

Project funding linked to the delivery of the Regional Playground & associated site upgrades ‐ full scope of works to be determined.

St Ives

St Ives VG & William Cowan Oval Implementation of Masterplan

No change.

Consultants appointed for high priority New Recreation Precinct

project. Balance of funds to be used for landscape masterplan implementation with full scope of works to be determined, expenditure likely 2020‐21.

Pymble

Robert Pymble Park Masterplan

No change.

Preliminary Draft Landscape Masterplan prepared.

Gordon

Gordon Recreation Ground Masterplan

Preliminary layouts being reviewed.

Landscape Masterplan adopted ‐ construction documentation

commenced.

Killara

Killara Park Accessible Toilet Block

Architect preparing measured drawings and concepts.

Architect engaged to prepare concept and detailed design.

Turramurra

Construction of newly acquired park at Duff

Street & Allan

Documentation package finalised for tender.

Design completed, approvals issued, tender documentation package

finalised and released.

St Ives

Hassall Park Implementation of Master Plan

No change.

New project ‐ full scope of masterplan works to be determined.

Turramurra

Irish Town Grove Playground Landscape Works

Community feedback ‐ including over 110 completed surveys is

being analysed and reviewed, prior to preparation of a preliminary draft concept plan, arboricultural report and internal stakeholder review. A draft concept plan will then be prepared for community comment prior to reporting results back to Council in the first quarter of 2019.

Irish Town Grove ‐ Works to continue on from 109027 ‐ including construction works.

Roseville

Roseville Park Implementation of Landscape

Masterplan

Draft documentation to be reviewed.

Stage 1 priority works ‐ Tennis Pavilion design documentation

underway.

Roseville

Park Upgrade ‐ Roseville park

Not due.

Roseville Park upgrade works to compliment the new Tennis Pavilion

and balance of masterplan works.

Lindfield

Lindfield Soldiers Memorial Park Playground

Upgrade

Reviewing tree retention & site layout to optimise design outcomes.

Community consultation for playground and associated works

completed ‐ design development commenced.

Wahroonga

Morona Ave Reserve Playgound upgrade

Tender awarded and playground construction programmed to

commence in January 2019.

Project designed, documented, approved and tendered.

Construction programmed to commence in early 2019.

St Ives

St Ives SG Regional Playground & Accessible Toilet ‐ Stage 2

Tender package being finalised.

Playground design and documentation completed; arboricultural

impact assessment completed; REF completed and approved; tender package being finalised.

St Ives

St Ives Village Green New Playground & Landscaping

No change.

Consultants appointed ‐ project at design development stage pending resolution of building upgrades.

Gordon

Gordon Recreation Ground Playground

Upgrade

No change.

Landscape Masterplan adopted ‐ construction documentation

commenced.

St Ives

St Ives Village Green amenities upgrade and extension

Revised architectural plans being reviewed.

Architect appointed, concept plans prepared and design development underway.

Gordon

New Street ‐ 32 Dumaresq to Moree Street

Dumaresq Street end ‐ work complete, handover from developer back to Council is in progress.

Moree Street end ‐ Quantity surveyors report adopted, awaiting

submission for construction work ‐ No change.

Dumaresq Street end ‐ work complete, handover from developer back to Council is in progress.

Moree Street end ‐ Quantity surveyors report adopted, awaiting

submission for construction work ‐ No change.

Local Government Area

Roads Maintenance (Block Grant)

No change.

No change.

Lindfield

Queen Elizabeth Reserve Tennis Courts Fencing

Replacement

Contractor appointed and works programmed to commence in

January 2019.

Contractor appointed and works programmed to commence in

January 2019.

East Lindfield

Lindfield Soldiers Memorial Park ‐ Upgrade of

Cricket Nets

Contractor appointed and works programmed to commence in

December 2018.

Project designed, documented, approved and tendered.

Construction programmed to commence in December 2018.

West Pymble

Norman Griffiths Oval Upgrade

Stakeholder consultation held with sports club on feasibility and high cost of proposed synthetic upgrade within flood basin. Project on hold pending outcome of investigations on alternative synthetic field site at Mimosa Oval.

Norman Griffiths Oval Flood Study reported to Flood Risk Management Committee on 18 September 2018. Preliminary stakeholder consultation held with sporting club. Alternative site for synthetic field is being investigated.

Lindfield

Primula Oval Sportsfield Upgrade

Footings and electrical conduit installation complete.

Project designed, documented, approved and tendered. Installation of sportsfield lighting underway.

St Ives

St Ives Showground Main Arena Sportsfield

Expansion

No change.

New project. Full scope of works yet to be determined.

Local Government Area

Town Centre & Urban Design ‐ Planning Study Updates

Background studies for Lindfield and Turramurra Local Centres are in final draft stage. Consultants have been engaged for St Ives local centre with Stage 1 reports due end of December 2018. Gordon not commenced on consideration of Major Project Steering Committee.

Ongoing studies for local centres masterplanning.

Gordon

St Johns Avenue ‐ Project Management

Public Doman Coordinator commenced on 19th November. Internal meetings commenced to scope project and develop project brief.

This project forms part of a broader study for the Gordon Local Centre Plan. This work has commenced with preparation of project briefs. New position of Public Domain Coordinator currently being finalised whose role will be to manage this project.

Turramurra

Streetscape Works Eastern Rd (West Side,Rohini St‐Olive Lane

Public Doman Coordinator commenced on 19th November. Internal meetings commenced to scope project and develop project brief.

This work forms part of a broader planning study for Turramurra Local Centre. Work has commenced including updating traffic counts. New position of Public Domain Coordinator currently being finalised whose role will be to manage this project.

Lindfield

Lindfield Village Green ‐ Design Stage

Tender and award for Detailed Design consultancy has been completed and is now underway. Negotiations with TfNSW are ongoing.

Tender and award for Detailed Design consultancy has been completed and is now underway. Negotiations with TfNSW are ongoing.

Gordon

Gordon Civic Hub ‐ Project Management

No change.

MPSC recommended that roles and decisions for both planning and property development functions be resolved prior to re‐establishing the project.

Lindfield

Lindfield Village Green ‐ Project Management

No change.

Tender and award for Detailed Design consultancy has been completed and is now underway. Negotiations with TfNSW are ongoing.

Lindfield

Lindfield Village Green ‐ Construction

No change.

Detailed design for documentation to tender for construction has commenced. Tender for construction is expected in May 2019 pending conclusion of negotiations with TfNSW.

Lindfield

Lindfield Community Hub ‐ Project Management

A strong response was received from the marketplace to the invitation to submit an expression of interest for the Lindfield Village Hub project with 18 responses received. Staff and consultants are evaluating the submissions, and propose to take a report to Council in December 2018, recommending a Tender shortlist.

EOIs evaluated and shortlist of proposed tenderers being prepared.

Turramurra

Turramurra Community Hub ‐ Project Management

Proceeding to prepare the detailed business case as planned. Further engagement with legal advisers pending legal panel establishment.

Proceeding to prepare the detailed business case as planned.

Local

Government Area

Street Signage Audit

Mayor has chosen the combination of black/white signs for

installation. Councillor briefing scheduled for Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Mayor has chosen the combination of black/white signs for

installation. Councillor briefing scheduled for Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Turramurra

Stormwater harvesting and reuse project ‐

Kent Oval

No change.

Carry forward for Bannockburn Oval stormwater harvesting project.

View previous reports

View capital works project update October 2018

View capital works project update September 2018

View capital works project update August 2018

View capital works project update July 2018