Balancing uses at Arlington Reserve

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Image courtesy of Nick Hyde, Dulwich Hill FC

Background

Arlington Reserve is well used and loved green space and oval in Dulwich Hill. In February this year we sought your feedback about any issues and experiences associated with the use of the space.


What is happening now?

The feedback received from the community has been used to develop the draft Operational Plan for this wonderful and well used reserve.

The draft operational plan provides a clear direction in assisting to improve relationships between local residents and sporting users. The plan specifically addresses the following areas of concern:


Image courtesy of Nick Hyde, Dulwich Hill FC

Background

Arlington Reserve is well used and loved green space and oval in Dulwich Hill. In February this year we sought your feedback about any issues and experiences associated with the use of the space.


What is happening now?

The feedback received from the community has been used to develop the draft Operational Plan for this wonderful and well used reserve.

The draft operational plan provides a clear direction in assisting to improve relationships between local residents and sporting users. The plan specifically addresses the following areas of concern:

  • compliance with the prescribed hours of use
  • provision of an identified Community Liaison Representative
  • promoting compliance with traffic and car parking restrictions
  • promoting and encouraging carpooling and other forms of public transport
  • managing noise levels
  • ensuring the cleanliness of the Reserve


What’s new in the plan?

Some of the topics covered by the plan:

Arlington Recreation Reserve Committee – page one

  • The establishment of management committee comprising of representatives from sporting clubs and local residents.

Submission for Hire and Public Liability – page one

  • A process for hiring the grounds and a required level of Public Liability insurance for hires

Hours of use – page two

  • Variation on the hours of use, maximum 41 hours per week. During the week use staring at 9am and floodlights will be turned off by 9.10pm. During weekend use starting at 9am and concluding at 9pm.

Community Liaison Officer - page two

  • The responsibilities of the officer role are clarified


Read the draft Arlington Reserve Operational Plan.


Have your say

Have we got it right? Let us know your thoughts.

Last day to provide feedback is Monday 24 August 2020.


More information

View the previous plan


What happens next?

After the engagement period, we will review and consider community feedback before finalising the plan. All those who provide feedback will be advice of when the plan is considered by Council.


Consultation has concluded
  • Adopted by Council

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    19 Oct 2020

    At its meeting on 13 October 2020, Council considered a post exhibition report and adopted the Arlington Reserve Operational Plan.

    For more information read item two in Council report and view the meeting minutes.

  • What we heard

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    12 Oct 2020

    Did you provide feedback on the draft Operational Plan for Arlington Reserve? Read the Engagement Outcomes Report to find out what we heard. The draft Plan will be considered by Council at its meeting on 13 October 2020. For more information visit Council meetings page.