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Native bee hotel launch with Sophie Thomson

23/05/2018

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is excited to be a part of a global movement to increase and protect native bee populations.

The eight Councils along the River Torrens have joined together to create habitats for native bees in the form of native bee hotels (or bee B‘n’Bs). These structures will be installed throughout the River Torrens Linear Park to form part of a corridor of native bee habitat from the Adelaide Hills to the sea.


Event details

Saturday 7 July
10:00am - 12:00pm
St Peters Billabong

Join us at the St Peters Billabong, along with Sophie Thomson and SA bee expert Dr Katja Hogendoorn, to help make a Native Bee B'n'B and plant species preferred by native bees.

For more information and to register your attendance, visit: Events & Festivals Calendar

Free event.

View image gallery of local native bees

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Local Area Traffic Management Study update

21/05/2018

The Council has engaged Tonkin Consulting to undertake its Stepney Maylands Evandale Local Area Traffic Management Study (LATM Study).

The LATM Study encompasses all local roads under the care, control and management of the Council located within the area bound by Portrush Road, Payneham Road and Magill Road (LATM Study Area).

Download: LATM Study Area Map

 

Purpose of the LATM Study

The key objective of the LATM Study is to identify and address issues which exist within the Study Area associated with traffic management and safety for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. These issues include number of vehicles, speeds, cut-through movements and crashes.

The LATM Study will not include on-street parking as the Council is undertaking a City-Wide Parking Review as a separate project.

Study stages

The LATM Study is being delivered in two community consultation stages. Stage 1 consultation has been completed and Stage 2 will commence later this year.

Residents, property and business owners within the Study Area are strongly encouraged to participate in Stage 2 consultation, as the feedback received will be critical to the success of the Project.

Information on how to submit feedback will be provided on this website, once the consultation period has been confirmed.

LATM Study Stages Summary

  • Stage 1

    In progress

    Community Consultation (20 November - 15 December 2017).

    Members of the community, including residents, property and business owners, were invited to assist in identifying the key issues which needed to be considered and addressed. More than 400 written submissions were received.

    An analysis of the Stage 1 consultation results, as well as the various traffic data which was collated from the Study Area, is currently being undertaken and will guide the development of a Draft Local Area Traffic Management Plan (the draft Plan).

    The draft Plan will set out the key issues which have been identified and recommend strategies to address these issues. Completion of the draft Plan is expected by the end of June 2018.

  • Stage 2

    Scheduled

    Community Consultation (expected to be in August 2018 but is yet to be confirmed).

    This round of consultation will invite residents, property and business owners and members of the community to provide comments on the draft Plan.

    These comments will guide the development of the final Plan, which is expected to be presented to the Council for endorsement in late 2018.

More information

For more information about the LATM Study, contact the Council’s Manager, City Projects, Claude Malak on 08 8366 4542 or email townhall@npsp.sa.gov.au 

 

Find Yourself in a Library photo competition

16/05/2018

Win one of six $100 Booktopia gift vouchers. Competition open from 14 May-18 June. 

Public libraries are amazing places which provide 24 hours access to e-library and online resources. 

Help celebrate Libraries everywhere by taking a photo of yourself enjoying a library item or resource. Your photo can be taken anywhere, anytime, in (or out) of your public library.

This competition coincides with this year’s theme for ALIA’s Library & Information Week, running from 21-27 May 2018. 

For full competition details and to submit your photo, visit: Libraries SA - Find Yourself

 

Read the latest Your NPSP eNewsletter

14/05/2018

Read our latest edition of Your NPSP eNewsletter and discover all that's happening in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

Read: Your NPSP: May 2018

Your NPSP eNewsletter brings you regular bi-monthly updates about Council’s events, initiatives, major projects and business activities, delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe now to future editions of Your NPSP. This is an opt-in subscription and you can unsubscribe at any time.

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Smoke-free Policy endorsed

14/05/2018

The Council’s Smoke-free Policy was endorsed at its Council Meeting on Monday 6 May, and is now in effect.

The introduction of smoke-free areas and events in our City will help to provide healthy public spaces, facilities and events for the community to enjoy.

Download: Smoke-free Policy


Smoke-free locations

The Smoke-free Policy introduces smoking restrictions at the following locations:

  1. Council-owned reserves and parks, including the Norwood Oval and Payneham Oval
  2. Norwood Swimming Centre and Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre
  3. Council events, including Council organised events and those supported by the Council through a partnership, sponsorship or similar arrangement, within the defined boundary of the event.

Please note: The Memorial Gardens, located on The Parade, Norwood (adjacent to the Norwood Oval) has been excluded from the Policy as it will be considered separately by the Council, as part of the review of smoking restrictions on The Parade. 

 

Display of ‘no smoking’ signs

To ensure that smoke-free areas are clearly identified, signage will soon be installed at the affected reserves, parks and swimming centres, and at the entrances of all Council-run and supported events.

 

Draft Smoke-free Policy consultation

The community was consulted on the draft Smoke-free Policy from 15 March to 23 April 2018.

A total of 28 responses were received, with the majority (75%) expressing support for the proposed Policy.

For information about the outcomes of the consultation and a copy of the submissions, download the Council Meeting Agenda: 7 May 2018, from the Council Agenda and Minutes page.

 

Contact

Olivia Franco
Strategic Projects Coordinator
T: 08 8366 4524
E: townhall@npsp.sa.gov.au

 

Draft Outdoor Dining Policy consultation

10/05/2018

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is seeking feedback on the Council’s draft Outdoor Dining Policy and on the operation of the existing Outdoor Dining Policy.

The Policy provides a framework that guides the design, siting and assessment and permit process for outdoor dining areas.  The Policy also sets out the obligations of traders when operating an outdoor dining area with a Permit.

Consultation closes 5.00pm, Friday 15 June 2018.

For more information, visit: Community Consultation

Have your say: Annual Business Plan & Budget

09/05/2018

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters aspires to be a progressive city which is prosperous, sustainable and socially cohesive with a strong community spirit. In order to achieve this vision, the Council has a number of strategies and plans in place.
 
The Council is now seeking comments on its draft 2018-2019 Annual Business Plan and Budget – a key document outlining the proposed projects, services and programs for the coming financial year.
 
Your comments are valuable and must be received by Wednesday 30 May 2018.

For more information, visit: Community Consultation

Free cycling safety presentation - 29 May

08/05/2018

Attend a free 30 minute cycling safety presentation and learn about the three most common causes of crashes and strategies to avoid them.

Everyone who attends will receive a gift pack valued at $50.

Presented by BikeSA and sponsored by MAC and the Government of South Australia.

For more details and to book, visit: Events & Festivals Calendar

Council elections - enrol to vote by 10 August

07/05/2018

How can you make a difference? You can influence what happens in your local community in two ways – by nominating for a position on council, or by voting for a candidate who represents your views.


Enrolling to vote

Voting in council elections is open to a broader range of people than State and Federal elections. Even if you are not an Australian citizen, and/or not on the State Electoral Roll you can vote in a council election, as long as you are above 18 years of age and have lived in the council area for more than one month. You can also vote in a council election if you own a rateable property in the area, regardless of whether you live in it.

Another important difference is that businesses and body-corporates can vote in council elections.

For more information about eligibility and to obtain a voter registration form for the supplementary roll, visit:  www.lga.sa.gov.au/councilelections


Enrolments close 5.00pm, Friday 10 August 2018.

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07/05/2018

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is now bringing you the latest about Council projects, initiatives and events on social media!

If you can't find what you're looking for on our website or are unable to visit us at the Norwood Town Hall, social media is also a great way to contact us with questions and feedback.

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