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Beachport community invited to share their vision for 10 year plan

27 April 2017

The seaside community of Beachport is invited to contribute ideas about the future of its township through the development of a ten year plan for the town.

Wattle Range Council have enlisted the assistance of the Beachport District Development Association in drafting the plan which will enable the community to drive their vision for the town and look at developing a strategic approach to projects and initiatives to be progressed over the ensuing ten years.

"Council is working through a process of developing Ten Year Community Town plans for each of the townships within its boundaries" Director Development Services, Steve Chapple said.

"The Community Town Plan has been completed for the township of Penola, with Plans for Coonawarra, Millicent and Rendelsham currently in draft stages. The focus is now on the community of Beachport."

An information gathering session for the Beachport Community Town Plan will be on Monday 15 May in the Beachport Bowling Club. Hosted by the Beachport Business and Development Association and supported by Council staff, the community is invited to participate.

Running from 6 pm to 8.30 pm this initial meeting will help develop a Vision Statement for the township and to list and highlight what makes Beachport unique and what potential is available for the future.

Tables of people attending will examine subjects including assets and infrastructure needed for the township, marketing and promotional opportunities, including the use of social media, and what events or celebrations could be held to bring tourists and visitors to area.

There will also be the opportunity for those attending to provide their thoughts on social and community needs for the township for the next ten years.

The Beachport District Development Association will then work forward with the development of the ten year plan and present a finalised document to Council. Council will be able to consider the plan as part of their long term planning and budget strategies.


For further information please contact:

Steve Chapple, Director Development Services
Email:                      swc@wattlerange.sa.gov.au
Telephone:              (08) 8733 0900 or 0427 946 783


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