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The following is a brief overview of Council’s achievements over the past 12 months and what Council will be working on over the next 12 months.

The main points covered in the video are:

Highlights of Council’s 2015/16 Infrastructure program:

  • Hospital Bay Wharf and Lilli Pilli Bay Wharf upgrade
  • Greenhills Skatepark completed
  • $8 million dollar upgrade to Captain Cook Drive completed
  • Menai Bushfire Station opened

Looking ahead Council has a comprehensive $42.2 million capital works program for 2016/17, including:

  • more than $12 million for roads, kerb and guttering and traffic works
  • $5.4 million for sporting fields and facilities
  • $3.4 million to upgrade parks and playgrounds
  • $2 million for stormwater improvements
  • More than $1 million for footpath and shopping centre upgrades
  • $1 million for new library resources and
  • Just under $1 million for new cycleways

Across the Shire this includes projects such as:

A Ward: the extension of the Cronulla Coast Walkway, works at Wanda Heritage Dune, masterplanning of the new Cronulla Plaza

B Ward: a new playground at Dianella Street Early Education Centre, structural work at Gymea Bay Community Building, and drainage upgrades at Grays Point Oval and Wonga Reserve

C Ward: Stage 2 of the Joseph Banks Native Reserve upgrade, a new synthetic surface at Sylvania Waters Athletics track and stage 6 of the Woolooware Bay Cycleway

D Ward: Development of a regional AFL facility at Waratah Sports Field, Rawson Avenue shared path & cycleway Stage 1 and further planning and feasibility work on the new Sutherland Entertainment Centre

E Ward: Construction of Barden Ridge Park, a boat ramp upgrade at Burnum Burnum Reserve and construction of a BMX track at the Ridge Sports Complex

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