There has been a huge response to the 2015 Draft Plan of Management for Boronia Park. Council received:
- 522 submissions from individuals
- 12 submissions from clubs and organisations associated with the park (including Hunters Hill Trust)
- 2 petitions from the same group, one with 12 signatures and the other with 91 signatures.
The issues most commonly raised:
- 536 people emphasized the value of open space
- 277 support upgrades of the grandstand for community and sporting clubs use
- 271 want drainage improved to ovals #1 and #2
- 267 want disabled parking access
- 242 support proposals for the collection and reuse of water on the site
- 241 want turfing, regrading and resurfacing for ovals 1 & 2
- 233 noted the importance of informal recreation
- 224 noted the environmental values of the park
- 214 do not support any new building in the centre of the park
- 212 want access for emergency vehicle to organised sporting facilities
- 207 said Boronia Park is a highly valued place for everyone to enjoy
- 197 support new community facility building between ovals 2 and 3
- 99 highlighted heritage issues
- 54 were concerned about bushland management.
You can check the full Boronia Park 2015 Consultation Report.
Amendments to the Plan of Management will be presented to Council on Monday 25th May.