Capital works projects update September 2018

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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 September 2018

 

Suburb

Project Description

Project Update Comments - September 2018

Project Update Comments - year to date

Local Government Area

Town Centre & Urban Design - Planning Study Updates

No change.

Ongoing studies for local centres masterplanning.

Gordon

St Johns Avenue - Project Management

No change.

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

No change.

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.

Gordon

Gordon Civic Hub - Project Management

No change.

This project was placed on hold by way of Council resolution on 10 April 2018. Recommencement currently linked to establishment of Gordon Public Realm Committee which has not been finalised by Council.

Gordon

New Street - 32 Dumaresq to Moree Street

Council has identified areas in the subbase that have not been property compacted. Council has engaged an independent consultant to test the subbase.

Construction of a new link road between Dumaresq Street to Moree Street is in progress.

St Ives

Putarri Reserve Upgrade

No change.

Concept design adopted, preliminary design development commenced.

Lindfield

Lindfield Soldiers Memorial Park Playground Upgrade

No change.

Community consultation for playground and associated works completed - design development commenced.

Wahroonga

Morona Ave Reserve Playgound upgrade

The tender has closed. Council staff are currently evaluating tender submissions.

Project transferred from Strategy to Operations.

St Ives

St Ives Cultural and Environmental Education Centre

No change.

Investigations for new location in progress.

Turramurra

Stormwater harvesting and reuse project - Kent Oval

No change.

Carry forward for Bannockburn Oval stormwater harvesting project.

Local Government Area

Street Signage Audit

Council staff are in the process of preparing a Councillor's briefing.

The proposed design for the new street blades is complete.

Gordon

Tulkiyan Building – Capital Improvement

Council is continuing to work with Historic Houses Australia to improve the facility.

Council is continuing to work with Historic Houses Australia to improve the facility.

East Lindfield

East Lindfield Community Hall - Remedial Works

Community consultation launches on 8 October 2018.

Council has adopted the draft Community Facilities Strategy Part 1 which will be referred to in the communication strategy as part of the community consultation process.

East Killara

Koola Park Oval Amenities, Changerooms Only

 

 

Lindfield

Queen Elizabeth Reserve Tennis Courts Fencing Replacement

No change.

New project. Scope of works to be determined.

West Pymble

Norman Griffiths Oval Upgrade

Status reported to Flood Risk Management Committee on 18 September 2018.

Norman Griffiths Oval Flood Study reported to Flood Risk Management Committee on 18 September 2018.

Lindfield

Primula Oval Sportsfield Upgrade

Floodlights have been ordered. Planning Impact Assessment finalised.

Lighting construction commencement subject to completion of PIA. Work likely to commence in last quarter of 2018. Final scope of landscape and sportsfield improvements to be determined post completion of lighting upgrade.

Lindfield

Lindfield Library Site

Pre-DA meeting held on 26 September 2018.

Project is Design only and does not include disposal. DA soon to be lodged.

Lindfield

Lindfield Village Green - Design Stage

Heads of agreement resubmitted to Council on 25th September with minor alterations required by TfNSW. Councillors briefed at Major Projects Consultation Forum on 17 September in relation to status of funding negotiations with TfNSW.

Initial design was approved in November 2017. Council subsequently resolved to lodge a S96 for an additional level of basement carparking. S96 approved on 1 August 2018. Negotiations with Transport for NSW for funding of commuter parking ongoing.

Lindfield

Lindfield Village Green - Project Management

Tenders for detailed design and documentation currently being assessed for reporting to Council in October 2018.

Ongoing project. Initial design was approved. Initial design was approved in November 2017. Council subsequently resolved to lodge a S96 for an additional level of basement carparking. S96 approved on 1 August 2018. Negotiations with Transport for NSW for funding of commuter parking ongoing.

Lindfield

Lindfield Village Green - Construction

Not due.

Construction commencement subject to conclusion of negotiations with Transport for NSW regarding funding.

Local Government Area

Drainage

1. Council drainage network - Tender documentation is currently being prepared.
2. Gordon Recreation - feasibility study for different options is currently being drafted. 3. Design complete - to be allocated to project officer 4. 41 Arnold - A review of the design is currently being undertaken.

1. Council drainage network - Tender documentation is currently being prepared. 2. Gordon Recreation - feasibility study for different options is currently being drafted. 3. Design complete - to be allocated to project officer 4. 41 Arnold - A review of the design is currently being undertaken.

Local Government Area

Drainage

50% design documentation is complete.

Still awaiting design to be supplied from consultants.

Local Government Area

Footpath

Total footpaths reconstructed = 8
Total square metres of footpaths reconstructed = 917m2

Total footpaths reconstructed = 8
Total square metres of footpaths reconstructed = 917m2

Local Government Area

Footpath

Minor Works Contract approved by Council. Contracts have been sent to contractors for signatures.

Minor Works Contract approved by Council. Contracts have been sent to contractors for signatures.

Local Government Area

Roads Maintenance (Block Grant)

Work is currently being scheduled.

Work is currently being scheduled.

Lindfield

Lindfield Community Hub - Project Management

Project progressing on track. EOI documentation is completed and approved by Council for release to market on 2 October 2018. Technical advisor team are appointed and have begun their engagement. Major Projects Advisory Committee established. Financial modeller and cost consultant are appointed to work with the Technical advisor in development of financial requirement for the RFT. Communications strategy is drafted and community consultation has begun.

Major Milestone is reached in gaining Council approval to go to market via a two stage procurement process with phase 1, EOI being stage 1 and due to be released 2 October 2018.

Turramurra

Turramurra Community Hub - Project Management

Proceeding to prepare the detailed business case as planned and procurement of legal and commercial consultants in underway, as well as procurement of communications and planning advice. KPMG are peer reviewing financial assumptions in business case.

Proceeding to prepare the detailed business case as planned.

St Ives

St Ives Showground Main Car Park Upgrade

No change.

Preliminary design commenced - project linked to regional playground.

St Ives

St Ives Showground Landscape Masterplan - Phase 1

90% document issue received; arboricultural impact assessment complete; REF completed and authorised.

PRMF project funding linked to the delivery of the Regional Playground.

St Ives

St Ives Village Green Masterplan Implementation Works

No change.

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

St Ives

Koola Park Upgrade Stage 4 - carparks and surrounds

Quotation documents for construction are currently being prepared.

Quotation documents for construction are currently being prepared.

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

90% document issue prepared for Environmental Assessment.

Community consultation & design development for playground and associated works completed; Detailed documentation underway.

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.

St Ives

St Ives SG Regional Playground & Accessible Toilet - Stage 2

90% document issue received; arboricultural impact assessment complete; detailed REF review underway.

Documentation nearing completion, pre-ordered equipment received, arboricultural impact assessment complete and Environmental Assessment commenced.

St Ives

St Ives Village Green New Playground & Landscaping

No change.

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

St Ives

St Ives Village Green amenities upgrade and extension

Concept plan review completed - comments provided for design development phase.

Architect appointed, concept plans prepared and design development 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

Neighbourhood Centres Revitalisation Program

No change

Babbage Rd Shops initial concept adopted by Council for consultation. Further works required in accordance with the adopted program.

Turramurra

Howson Oval carpark upgrade

No change

New project. Scope of works to be determined.

Wahroonga

Wahroonga Park- New Accessible Parking

No change.

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

Pymble

Robert Pymble Park Masterplan

No change.

Preliminary Draft Landscape Masterplan prepared.

Gordon

Gordon Recreation Ground Masterplan

Architects commissioned to design and document amenities building upgrades and alterations.

Landscape Masterplan adopted - construction documentation commenced.

Killara

Killara Park Accessible Toilet Block

No change.

Conservation Management Plan completed - architect appointed for preparation of concept and detailed design.

Turramurra

Construction of newly acquired park at Duff Street & Allan

Project issued for tender.

Project issued for tender.

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

Public survey closed.

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

Roseville

Roseville Park Implementation of Landscape Masterplan

75% document issue received.

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.

Gordon

Gordon Recreation Ground Playground Upgrade

No change.

Landscape Masterplan adopted - construction documentation commenced.

Local Government Area

Fire breaks and trails

Not due.

Planning has commenced to identify priority works on Council's fire trail and APZ network to improve access and maintenance opportunity. Need to set up contracts. Fire trail networks have been identified. Bushfire Officer Role.

Roseville

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

Considered by the Ku-ring-gai Local Planning Panel on 17 September and supported.

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

Gordon

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

Considered by the Ku-ring-gai Local Planning Panel on 17 September and supported.

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

Killara

Marian Street Theatre Building Renewal

Site Investigation Report commissioned. Inception meeting held with consultants. Councillors briefed at Major Projects Consultation Forum on 17 September on project status.

Site Investigation Report commissioned. Inception meeting held with consultants.

St Ives

St Ives Indoor Courts

Councillors briefed at Major Projects Consultation Forum on 17 September in relation to status of funding negotiations with School Infrastructure NSW.

Negotiations continuing with School Infrastructure NSW.

East Lindfield

Lindfield Soldiers Memorial Park - Upgrade of Cricket Nets

Tender for works closed.

Lindfield Soldiers Memorial Park - Upgrade of Cricket Nets - tenders being assessed.

View previous reports

View capital works project update August 2018

View capital works project update July 2018