Work continues at Rayment Park
- Tree pruning activities – The Town's contractor is currently working on site. They're removing deadwood and some low hanging branches to improve the health of the trees, reduce the potential of branch drop and provide better vision across the park. They won't be removing any trees.
Playground works begin at Rayment Park
It's an exciting time at Rayment Park at the moment! Work on the car park at Petherbridge Street has started, with parking spaces (including a disabled parking bay) to be sloped back into the park so that rainfall will run-off into the reserve. (Pictures 1 and 2)
Landscaping works underway at community building
Landscaping works have begun out the back and should be finished in three to four weeks.
Lease discussions with the three proposed tenants are continuing.
Town still receiving feedback on plan
The Town is still receiving feedback on the concept design for Zone 2 and will continue to receive and consider such feedback.
The Town has been meeting with experts in dog behaviour and attending training courses to better understand the need for a dog park.
Town back in possession of community building
Great news! With the issuing of an occupancy permit for the new Community Building, the Town has now re-taken possession of the site.
It means that landscaping of a nature playground at the rear of the building can be done, which should begin in early January 2017. The estimated timeframe of these works is three to four weeks.
Key milestones reached
Several key milestones in the Lathlain Park redevelopment are being reached in December with the completion of both ovals taking place prior to the New Year.
The development application for the West Coast Eagles training, administration and community facility was also approved by the Metropolitan Joint Development Assessment Panel on December 16, with works scheduled to commence in June/July 2017.
Special Council Meeting outcome
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
On 25 October the draft Lathlain Park Management Plan (MP) and West Coast Eagles Development Application (DA) were advertised for public comment for 28 days. After submissions closed a Special Meeting of Council was held on 6 December 2016 to:
Community Building update
The builder is still finishing some final works before formally handing over the site back to the Town. It is expected that these works will be finished very soon.
The delay in handing over the site has meant that the landscaping has also been delayed. It is expected that the landscaping of the site will begin in early January 2017.