This Week at Council 18 October

Yass Valley Council

Community Announcements/Latest News

Have your say on the new Adventure Playspace at Riverbank Park

Yass Valley Council has been allocated $1,784,700 under the NSW Government’s Public Spaces Legacy Program to build an Adventure Playspace at Riverbank Park.

The funding is subject to planning acceleration targets, which Council is on track to meet.

Planning is therefore underway and the public is now invited to provide ideas and feedback on the concept designs.

Council has inspected playgrounds surrounding the local government area and engaged Group GSA to develop the two concept designs: ‘Where The Wild Things Are’ and ‘A Riverland Adventure’.

To view the designs and provide feedback, please visit:

Works schedule – unsealed road program – 18-22 October (weather permitting)

  • Fifeshire Road – in progress
  • Graces Flat Road – in progress
  • Tallagandra Lane – in progress

Works schedule – gravel re-sheeting program – 18-22 October

  • Old Gap Road – in progress
  • Lucernvale Road – in progress
  • Coolalie Road – scheduled

Works progress

  • The Gundaroo Recreation Ground amenities building upgrade is on track to be completed by the end of October.
  • Murrumbateman Winery Trail – asphalt work has been undertaken on part of Murrumbateman Road and the earthworks for the concrete sections on Hercules Street and McIntosh Circuit have now commenced. This will be completed over the next few weeks.
  • Nanima Road Stage Two – work has commenced.
  • Shingle Hill Way bridge replacement – work is underway on site. The contractors are working off the road with no disruptions to motorists.
  • Illalong Road – work is progressing well on site and should be completed in a couple of weeks.
  • Morton Avenue – work has commenced.
  • Cusack Place – work will commence this week.
  • Heavy patching has now commenced and will continue over the next few months. Resealing works will commence in the coming weeks.
  • Work will commence in a week or so on Yass River Road as part of our Fixing Local Roads stage two road rehabilitations.

Public Consultation

Have your say on the Adventure Playspace at Riverbank Park

Closing: 5:00 pm Wednesday, 10 November

Yass Valley Council has commenced planning to build a new Adventure Playspace at Riverbank Park and is inviting the public to provide feedback on the concept designs.

Re-establishment of Alcohol Free Zone

Closing: 5:00 pm Friday, 12 November

In accordance with Section 644(1) of the Local Government Act 1993, Yass Valley Council proposes to re-establish the Alcohol Free Zone that was previously in place in the main street area of Yass CBD.

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