Friday, May 11, 2012

Port Phillip Council Draft 2012/13 Budget, 4

Trees, parks and streetscapes
The draft budget includes:
  • landscaping and pedestrian safety works in and around Nott St, between Rouse & Graham: $400,000. The area between Graham St and the Beach is covered by a Developer Contribution Scheme which requires co-contribution of Council and developers to improve the quality of the streetscapes in this area.
  • replacement of fig trees in Beacon Cove: $45,000 [as per Council resolution]
Across Port Phillip
  • Street tree planting: $600,000
  • Greening Port Phillip: $200,000 includes raingardens to clean stormwater and other landscaping initiatives
Turville Reserve [environs of Graham St underpass] is due for completion this financial year and Rouse St, the second stage, by the end of the calendar year.

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