THE City of Wanneroo’s biggest budget allocation will go towards expanding the Wanneroo Civic Centre to accommodate growing staff numbers.
In its 2016-17 budget, the City has allocated more than $12 million from its reserve funds for the $27 million expansion project of the Dundebar Road building, expected to finish in mid-2018.
Other significant projects in the South and Central wards include almost $1 million for a sports amenities building and upgrades at Hudson Park in Girrawheen, more than $1.6 million for Marangaroo Golf Course improvements and $700,000 for the Pearsall Hocking Community Centre.
The budget includes a combination of municipal funds, reserve funds, state and federal grants, loans and contributions from other sources.
The City decided to raise residential rates by 3.5 per cent to generate $142.13 million needed through rates.
The budget includes an anticipated unallocated surplus of $970,000, which will be directed into reserve funds.
Adult Day Care Centre upgrades ($571,000). Alexander Heights Park fitness equipment, paths and ground upgrade ($200,000).
Banksia Grove conservation area maintaining environmental offset for Hester Avenue ($20,000). Sports ground design ($79,730 carried forward). Flynn Drive design ($190,000cf).
Golf course upgrades ($206,250). Houghton Park BMX track ($20,000cf). Joondalup and Cheriton drives junction traffic signals ($25,000cf).
Appleby Park environmental offset maintenance for Hartman Drive extension ($30,000). Mirrabooka Avenue improvements ($300,000). Hartman Drive traffic treatment ($45,000).
Hudson Park sports amenities building ($572,000), upgrades ($274,000cf), floodlighting ($80,000cf) and needs assessment ($40,000). Templeton Crescent traffic treatment ($42,908cf). Mirrabooka Avenue upgrade design ($20,000), traffic treatment ($96,000) and guardrail ($24,079cf). Girrawheen Drive traffic treatments ($30,000).
Pearsall-Hocking Community Centre and car park construction ($573,000 plus $146,400cf). Salitage Park northern end completion ($90,000 plus $183,971cf). Boboli Way path ($46,000).
Peace Park development ($100,000). Koondoola Multicultural Centre construction ($61,890cf). Rendell Park passive park development ($182,504cf). Koondoola Avenue traffic treatments ($125,000).
New playgrounds at Kyara Park, Clarkson and Sandison Park, Landsdale ($118,000 plus $105,800cf). Warradale Park nature play ($30,000 plus $259,584cf) and oval extension, landscaping and floodlighting ($91,681cf). Hardcastle Park passive park development ($335,000). Gnangara Road landscaping design ($60,000).
Southern suburbs library at Kingsway ($300,000 plus $144,904cf). Hartman Drive path ($132,000). Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex baseball changerooms and kiosk ($46,569cf), indoor stadium upgrades and annual allocations ($110,000 plus $35,000cf), Olympic clubrooms design ($63,000 plus $45,000cf), Little Athletics building construction ($668,000 plus $4960cf), netball facility upgrades ($100,000) and floodlights ($60,000), fenced dog area ($25,000) and Kingsway cricket wicket installation ($30,000). Traffic treatments for Cooper Street ($260,000) and Kingsway ($50,000).
Golf course reticulation replacement ($505,000 plus $444,668cf), general upgrades ($206,250) and fencing ($462,925cf). John Moloney Park drink fountain ($7000). Marangaroo Drive road rehabilitiation ($786,104). Parin Road traffic treatments ($90,000 plus $83,700cf). Highclere Boulevard and Hepburn Avenue traffic study ($25,000). Hepburn Avenue traffic treatment ($115,000).
Pinjar Road realignment offset sites in Caporn, San Teodoro, Spring and Alvarez parks ($85,000). Caporn Street and Garden Park Drive junction upgrades ($120,000 plus $59,221cf). Jimbub Reserve drainage ($150,000 plus $61,789cf). Clarkson Avenue traffic treatment design ($20,000).
Motivation Drive contaminated sites investigation and remediation ($500,000 plus $139,000cf). Gnangara Road realignment design ($80,000). Buckingham Drive rehabilitation ($10,000cf). Destiny Way extension design ($20,000). Gnangara Road and Marathon Loop junction upgrade ($180,000). Ocean Reef Road path ($352,000). Cockman House bus turning area ($15,345cf).
Wanneroo Civic Centre extension ($12 million plus $366,787cf) and modifications to change rooms/toilets ($249,200cf). Aquamotion building asset renewal ($265,000) and modifications ($42,000), gym equipment replacement ($50,000). Wanneroo Sports and Social Club toilets and storage shed design and construction ($30,000). Excise part of Dundebar Road for commercial lot ($50,000). Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre airlock entrance ($131,408cf). Badgerup Lake rehabilitation of offset site for Ocean Reef Road extension ($400,000). Wanneroo Showground skate park ($85,438cf) and tennis court resurfacing ($27,191cf). Wanneroo BMX club relocation ($15,000cf). Lake Joondalup Park floodlighting ($338,720cf). Yellagonga Regional Park capital works design ($80,000). Lenore Road single carriageway construction ($650,000 plus $384,464cf) and landscaping ($150,000). Franklin Road upgrade design ($20,000). Villanova Street traffic treatment design ($20,000). Badgerup Road, Hawkins Road and Elliot Road street lighting ($162,000).