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Mr Barr: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1&2) Total Government expenditure on Westside Village from its establishment in early 2015 to 31 July 2017 is $2,307,381.05 (excluding GST), including staffing, structure removal and site-clean-up. During its operation, over 50 major organised events are estimated to have attracted more than 100,000 visitors. Visit numbers for attendance outside organised events have not been estimated.
(3) All containers and other equipment associated with Westside Village were removed by 16 August 2017.
(4) The expected total cost to remove the structure, containers, and clean the site is $175,000 (excluding GST).
(5) The total amount received in commercial rent for the period since the Westside Village was established until 1 January 2017 was $129,680 (including GST).
(6) The total amount received in peppercorn rent since 1 January 2017 to date is $0.
Regulatory services—fix my street portal
(Question No 435)
Mr Coe asked the Minister for Regulatory Services, upon notice, on 4 August 2017:
(1) What is the total cost of the project to improve the Fix My Street portal.
(2) What enhancements are being made to the Fix My Street portal and the date each enhancement will be implemented.
(3) Is the work to improve the Fix My Street portal being undertaken within the ACT Public Service or external organisation; if an external organisation is undertaking the work, what is the name of the organisation undertaking the project.
(4) What areas across the ACT Public Service are involved in the project to improve the Fix My Street portal.
(5) What testing is being undertaken to ensure the enhancements operate effectively before they are implemented on the portal.
(6) How will transparency for users of the Fix My Street portal be improved.
(7) Is it expected that the improvements will result in Fix My Street submissions, such as regarding failed street lights, being resolved faster than is currently the case.
(8) Is a public relations program being developed to promote the changes to the Fix My Street portal; if so, what public relations activity is proposed.
Mr Ramsay: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
(1) Improvement to Fix My Street are undertaken within existing resources.