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also conforming to a number of operational constraints. Design choices were made to achieve a relatively visually unobtrusive element that marked the laneway entry point, allowed adequate height and width for service vehicles and to meet operational maintenance standards and requirements.

(3) The Anketell Street (North) public space upgrade project undertook a consultation process that engaged with key community and government stakeholders in the early design stages and then on the draft concept design via a six week period of public consultation. The public consultation was on the concept design that proposed changes to the whole area of Anketell Street from Reed to Pitman Streets and included the proposal for a feature light.

(4) The full public consultation received 482 participations. To call for review and comment on the proposals 4,200 nearby residents and businesses were sent letter box notifications of the consultation.

(5) The full public consultation period was six weeks.

(6) Refer to question three.

(7) The project’s lead construction contractor was RAM Constructions who engaged Pro Metalwork to manufacture the feature lighting and assist with onsite installation.

(8) Both RAM Construction and Pro Metalwork are local ACT businesses.

(9) The feature lighting installed on Anketell Street was delivered as part of the project’s overall construction contract with an item cost of approximately $64,000. Design development and consultation work in relation to the feature light formed part of the broader consultancies contract prices and was not broken down into an individual item for this specific work.

(10) The feature light was designed and included as a bespoke structure primarily to light the junction of the laneway to the lake on Anketell Street and to act as a beacon/marker for this space so as to attract pedestrian attention to the area, especially at night. Part of the feature’s function is to attract and allow space for a range of uses such as night markets, weekend markets and community events, as well as ease of maintenance and operations.

(11) The lead contractor was RAM Construction with assistance onsite from Pro Metalwork.

Planning—Kippax master plan
(Question No 675)

Ms Lawder asked the Minister for Planning and Land Management, upon notice, on 22 September 2017:

(1) In relation to the Minister’s answer to the Select committee on Estimates 2017-2018 question on notice No E17-515, what is the current status of the Kippax Master plan.

(2) When does the Minister expect it to be finalised.

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