Victorian Government stumps up $300 000 to make masterplan a reality.CHALPAT SONTI May 28, 2014 3:29am
The Goulburn Park masterplan is the biggest ticket Seymour item in the Mitchell Shire Council budget, but most of the money will come from a Victorian Government grant.
The proposed overhaul of Goulburn Park will become a reality after the Victorian Government committed $300
While the masterplan for the park is still in draft form and out for public discussion, any work is expected to be done by the end of March next year.
The fate of the pool shell will be known when the plan is finalised, with the work to include whatever is in store for it, extensive landscaping, park furniture, the development of linked walking trails, a new playground, improvements to car parking and the entrance, lighting and new barbecue facilities among others.
The total cost of the work will be about $410
The Victorian Government’s share will come from the Regional Growth Fund.
State Member for Seymour Cindy McLeish joined Mitchell Shire councillors and staff for the announcement at the park on Thursday.
She said more needed to be done to keep visitors in town.
‘‘This is one of my favourite spots in Seymour but also one of those ones that is heard least about these days,’’ she said.
‘‘This area has .
Mitchell Shire Mayor Rodney Parker said the park was one of Seymour’s ‘‘hidden gems’’.
‘‘The improvements that will occur here as part of this investment will improve the amenity of this incredible community asset,’’ he said.
‘‘Residents will continue to enjoy this precinct for many years to come.’’
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