Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 11 Hansard (Thursday, 22 September 2005) . . Page.. 3702 ..
• $197,000 was expended for numerous bus pads at various suburbs, including Gungahlin Town Centre, Nicholls, Palmerston, Turner, Phillip, Garran, Hughes, Deakin, Forrest, Barton, Civic, Yarralumla, Griffith and Kingston. The 2004-05 expenditure was $200,000.
• There was no roll-over to 2005-06.
• No funding remained to roll over.
• Refer to (4).
• The project was fully expended within 2004-05, as per the budget forecast.
Roads—lighting(Question No 573)
Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 26 August 2005:
• Where and what was delivered for the $7000 of capital expenditure on “Arterial roads lighting” as at the end of the March 2004-05 quarter;
• Why was only 2% of the funds allocated to this project been expended as at the end of the March quarter;
• Was there any further expenditure on this project in the final quarter of 2004-05; if so, where and what was delivered for that expenditure and what was the total amount of expenditure as at the end of 2004-05;
• What was the total amount rolled over for this project into the 2005-06 financial year;
• If there is no rolled over amount, why not;
• Where and what projects are planned as part of this rolled-over amount in 2005-06;
• Was there new funding allocated to “Arterial roads lighting” in the 2005-06 budget; if so, how much and what, if any, of that budget, has been expended;
• Is there a list or schedule of improvements for the current financial year; if so, where are the sites that improvements will be made.
Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
• The $7,000 was expended on the preliminary design of the Gungahlin Drive/Mirrabei Drive mid-block street lighting;
• Most of the work was carried out in the final quarter of 2004-05;
• $293,000 was expended for the design and construction of Gungahlin Drive/Mirrabei Drive mid-block street lighting, the supply of lamps and luminaries for Limestone Avenue/Melrose Drive and closing off a previous “Streetlighting” project. The 2004-05 expenditure was $300,000.