State Government funding offer $300,000 for Interim rock/hard materials works, Manfred St, Belongil – An extension of time to consider the funding agreement has been provided by the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) until 14 August 2013. Staff are still negotiating with OEH and, if required, staff will provide an update at the meeting.
Council has sufficient funds available from the Belongil Beach Budget in 2012/13 to match the State Government grant if it is accepted. It will be proposed as part of the June 2013 Quarterly Review that these funds be carried over to 2013/14. It is anticipated that the June 2013 Quarterly Review will be reported to Council on the 29 August 2013.
A draft preliminary design considerations report has been received by the consultant. The draft detailed design report is expected from the consultant on about the 16 August 2013. The Review of Environmental Factors is underway however further progress is dependent on progression of the detailed design.
The engagement of a suitable consultant to project manage the implementation of Resolution 13-146 is expected to be finalised within the next 1-2 weeks.