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(4) What methods of consultation was conducted with residents likely be most affected by the decision to relocate the site to Stockdill Drive.
Mr Steel: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Several other locations were considered but were not considered feasible due to leasing and road constraints.
(2) Shorter term locations were examined along Parkwood Road; however these were not considered appropriate due to the future development proposed within the area.
(3) An assessment was undertaken to examine potential impact to the community, environment, future development, access to utilities and planning considerations such as zoning.
(4) Information on the preferred site was distributed in January 2022, including a letter box drop for surrounding residents. An information session was held with the Belconnen Community Council in February 2022. Two information sessions for Ginninderry residents on the development application were held at the Link building in Ginninderry on the 6 and 14 July 2022.
Water quality—staff qualifications
(Question No 876)
Ms Lawder asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 5 August 2022:
(1) How many people are employed by Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) or related directorates for their expertise in water quality.
(2) Under what positions are the people employed by TCCS or related directorates.
(3) What are the qualifications of the people employed by TCCS or related directorates for their expertise in water quality.
(4) How many contracts for water quality works have been entered into with TCCS over the past five financial years, including during the current financial year.
(5) What are the details of the contracts, referred to in part (4), including the (a) companies or entities involved, (b) reasons for entering each contract, (c) term length of each contract and (d) dollar value of each contract.
Mr Rattenbury: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Within TCCS there are at least three persons employed for their expertise in water quality. TCCS employs other persons outside the Directorate as subject matter experts in water quality, such as engineering consultancies and other stormwater management consultancies.
There are 16 staff currently employed within the Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate (EPSDD) who engage in water management activities, and support water quality outcomes through roles that extend across