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Current Public Consultation:

Revocation of Classification of Community Land

NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to Section 194 of the Local Government Act 1994 that the Port Augusta City Council resolved to commence public consultation for the revocation of the following parcels of land from the classification of Community Land:

  1. Allotment 50 and Allotment 52 in DP93846 – Crown Land under the care, control and management of Council. Port Augusta Golf Course area and Port Augusta Homing Club area.

The reason that Council wishes to revoke the community land classification applicable to Allotments 50 and 52, Stuart Highway, Port Augusta is to enable the State Government to sell a portion of both properties directly to the purchaser of Allotment 51.

A Section 194 report (known as a Revocation Proposal) is available at the Council Office within the foyer area located at 4 Mackay Street, Port Augusta, during normal business hours or can be downloaded below:

Any person may make relevant representation in writing concerning the proposed revocation and submissions must be forwarded to Mrs Lee Heron, Director – City & Cultural Services at 4 Mackay Street, (PO Box 1704) Port Augusta SA 5700, or email submission to admin@portaugusta.sa.gov.au, no later than 4:00pm on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

A member of the community wishing to clarify any information within the revocation proposal or to ask a question about the process can telephone or arrange a meeting with Mrs Lee Heron by calling (08) 8641 9100.

Each person making a written submission should indicate the reasons why Council should consider retaining the land as Community Land for community purposes and whether that person wishes to appear personally or be represented by another party before the Council in support of that submission. Alternatively, written submissions supporting the proposal are also encouraged, to enable Council to obtain a balanced view from the community on this matter.

Please note that details of submissions will be included in a report within Council’s public agenda and copies of all submissions will be provided to Elected Members for perusal.

Draft Report "Port Augusta City Council - Review of Basis of Rating"

Port Augusta City Council engaged JAC Comrie Pty Ltd to undertake a review of its basis of rating. A draft report “Port Augusta City Council – Review of its Basis of Rating” has been completed and endorsed by Council for public consultation. Copies of the draft report will be available for perusal, from this date, at the Civic Centre’s foyer or for download below.

Community Forum meetings have been scheduled for 28th February 2017 at 10am, 1pm and 7pm at the Institute Theatre 52 Commercial Road, Port Augusta, to provide an opportunity for members of the community to ask and have answered any general questions on the draft report and proposed changes to the basis of rating.

Any person may make relevant representation in writing concerning the draft report and proposed change in basis of rating. Submissions must be forwarded to Mrs Anne O’Reilly, Acting Director – Corporate Services at 4 Mackay Street, (PO Box 1704) Port Augusta SA 5700, or email submission to admin@portaugusta.sa.gov.au, no later than 4:00pm on Tuesday 7th March 2017. Written submissions may include the desire to make a verbal presentation to Council at the relevant Council meeting.

Please note that details of written submissions will be included in a report within Council’s public agenda and copies of all submissions will be provided to Elected Members for perusal.

For further information please contact Mrs Anne O’Reilly on 86419100.

East Side T-Jetty

Council is seeking comments from the Port Augusta community in relation to the future of the East Side T-Jetty. The jetty has been declared structurally unsound and will cost an estimated $1.1m to restore. Please let us know what direction you believe Council should take in regard to the future of the T-Jetty.

Comment on the future of the T-Jetty