Thursday, May 12, 2011

Draft budget 2011/12, 2: Open Space

There are many parks and open space initiatives proposed in the budget. Most are Port Phillip wide projects but some are Port Melbourne particular:

  • Murphy's Reserve [$400k] to implement priority actions from the Masterplan

  • Rouse St streetscape works [$600k] to introduce trees and a central median in Rouse St between Bay and Princes St

  • Street tree planting [$700k] across the city

  • Park tree assessment [$60k] to assess the health of trees across the city's parks and recommend priorities for planting

  • Foreshore managment plans [$50k] to guide vegetation management along the Port Phillip foreshore

  • Pocket parks renewal [$430k] across the city - Turville Reserve will be upgraded as part of this programme

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