State to review draft Hemmant Lytton Neighbourhood Plan

State to review draft Hemmant Lytton Neighbourhood Plan

Brisbane City Council is set to submit the draft Hemmant Lytton Neighbourhood Plan to the Queensland Government for review.

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk said the plan would support the area’s continued commercial growth while taking into account its natural environment and the community’s needs.

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Council completes $1.8 million upgrade of Hemmant parkland

Council completes $1.8 million upgrade of Hemmant parkland

The Hemmant community can now enjoy a thriving community leisure facility, following the completion of the third and final stage of work on Bill Benham Park.

Stage three of the remediation project site at the Poppy Street precinct involved removal of weeds, extensive landscaping and installation of parkland facilities.

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Council delivers park upgrades for Doboy families

Council delivers park upgrades for Doboy families

Doboy Ward Councillor Ryan Murphy is providing more outdoor facilities for residents to enjoy in Doboy Ward, with $139,600 worth of park upgrades completed in November.

Cr Murphy said Council was investing $44.5 million into new and upgraded parks this financial year to provide residents and visitors with attractive parks and recreational facilities.

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Residents listened to on Wakerley eyesore redevelopment

Residents listened to on Wakerley eyesore redevelopment

Brisbane City Council has imposed strict conditions on the redevelopment of a Wakerley eyesore to ensure its approval does not impact on the amenity of local residents.

Neighbourhood Planning and Development Assessment Chairman Amanda Cooper said Gospel Trust’s proposal to build a community hall was in line with the area's current zoning of ‘emerging community’.

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Murphy to ‘come in like a wrecking ball’ on Tingalpa traffic calming

Murphy to ‘come in like a wrecking ball’ on Tingalpa traffic calming

A controversial traffic calming project in Tingalpa is due to be ripped up by Brisbane City Council within weeks.

 Doboy Ward Councillor Ryan Murphy said six platforms that formed part of the Tingalpa Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) project would be removed by Council in the week commencing Monday 14 April 2014.

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River Gateway Neighbourhood Plan to be adopted

River Gateway Neighbourhood Plan to be adopted

“The River Gateway neighbourhood plan is expected to receive the final stamp of approval from Brisbane City Council on Tuesday 19 March, 2013.

Local Councillor Ryan Murphy (Doboy Ward) said the plan was the result of more than two years of close collaboration between Council and the local community.

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