Crunch Time – Will Sippy Downs get a Community Facilities Precinct?

Crunch Time – Will Sippy Downs get a Community Facilities Precinct?

Council OM will determine the fate of Proposed Community Facilities Precinct

Dear Members and Residents,

Tomorrow (Thursday 20 June 2019) at the Sunshine Coast Council Ordinary Meeting (OM), Sunshine Coast Councillors will vote on the final determination of the Palmview Urban Investigation Areas with the northern portion (UIA B North) on Peter Crosby Way, Sippy Downs including the proposed and much anticipated Sippy Downs Community Facilities Precinct.

At this time we would like to thank the 351 community members who completed “Letters of Support” which have formed an integral part of body of information submitted to council for consideration and a very sincere thanks to Cr Christian Dickson for his enthusiasm and support for the proposed facilities precinct.

Below for your information and in the interests of transparency is copy of the SDDCA Management Committee’s Letter to all Sunshine Coast Councillors:

Click this link to download the SDDCA’s Letter to all Sunshine Coast Councillors re Proposed Sippy Downs Community Facilities Precinct.

The Ordinary Meeting commences at 11am on Thursday 20 June at the Nambour Council Chambers. Residents are encouraged to attend to show support.

For those community members unable to attend, we will provide an update Thursday evening.

SDDCA Management Committee

SDDCA Inc to Councillors 16.6.19

Referenced Letter from State Government

Background :

Through town planning consultant Innovative Planning Solutions, the Sippy Downs & District Community Association Inc (SDDCA) has been engaging with the landowner re a parcel of land bordering Chancellor Park Estate, located on Peter Crosby Way, Sippy Downs. The late Peter Crosby farmed the land for almost 50 years and had a vision to see community facilities delivered on this land for the benefit of Sippy Downs residents. The SDDCA has been engaging with Ben Crosby, who continues to have a contractual interest, and new landowners Living Choice Australia.

To paint a clear picture of the development site – it is mainly cleared farmland. All of the mature trees bordering Red Cedar Street and Sippy Creek would be retained. Of the 50ha site, only 13ha is proposed for development.

Related Community Notices

https://sippydowns.qld.au/?s=community+facilities+precinct

Night Road Works. Tomorrow Night. Sippy Downs Drive

Night Road Works. Tomorrow Night. Sippy Downs Drive

Night works Notification

Dear Community Members,

Please be aware that night works are scheduled for this Sunday night, 17 March as part of the Sippy Downs Drive Upgrade project.

The works will take place at the entrance to the Chancellor Park Golf Driving Range, 15 Sippy Downs Drive, from 6pm to midnight.

No changes to traffic conditions along Sippy Downs Drive are expected.

Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

Sippy Downs Drive Upgrade Team – SCC

(Please note the image attached is a stock photo added to facilitate publishing. SDDCW Admin Team)

Flinders Football Club – Registrations for 2019 Open

Flinders Football Club – Registrations for 2019 Open

We are pleased to advise that registrations for the 2019 Flinders Football Club season have opened for players in the Under 6 (born 2013/2014) to Under 15 (born 2004) age groups.

• ALL players will receive a free training shirt
• New players to the club receive a free backpack and cap
• New Under 6 players also receive a free ball

To register your child, please visit

2019 Flinders Football Club Registration Open

http://www.flindersfootballclub.com/2019/01/2019-flinders-football-club-registration-open/

 

or by emailing registrar@flindersfootballclub.com.

Sponsor found for University Way Fence Project

Sponsor found for University Way Fence Project

SDDCA MEDIA RELEASE

Sippy Downs and District Community Association (SDDCA) President Matt Druce is pleased to announce that a sponsor has been secured for the final stage of the University Way fence project between Colombia and Albany Streets, Sippy Downs.

Mr Druce said, “This is an important community project as this particular roadway is one of the area’s most used local roads and is in desperate need of repair and paint. A joint project last year between the SDDCA, Cr Christian Dickson, former State Member Steve Dickson and the Buderim Men’s Shed saw the restoration of the fence from Oxford Close to Scholars Drive. This has made an incredible difference to the amenity of the area with stage 2 set to remedy this long-standing eyesore.

“At the SDDCA AGM in August, we made an open call for sponsorship for the restoration of the remainder of the fence along University Way from Columbia Street to Albany Street.  I am pleased to advise residents that through town planning consultants Innovative Planning Solutions, Mr Graham Hobbs and Mr Ian Tregoning, the owners and Directors of Living Choice Australia, have responded to that call and advised that LCA will provide sponsorship for this project.

Completion of stage 2 of this project will see the erection of “Project Thank You” signage at the beginning and ends of stage 1 and 2 of the project, recognising the efforts and contributions of all the organisations and businesses involved. This has been approved by Council for a period of 12 months for which we are grateful.

We are aiming to commence work in the new year and are calling for expressions of interest from local industry relevant businesses to put up their hand and volunteer to assist in the management and delivery of this final stage, in turn securing the opportunity to have their business acknowledged in the “Project Thank You” signage. (APPLY BELOW)

“The SDDCA has established good working relationships with many of the landowners in our fast-growing area and it is encouraging to see this genuine desire by Living Choice Australia to provide for the Sippy Downs community.  As well as the proposal of community facilities put forward by Living Choice Palmview on land bordering Chancellor Park Estate, they also have approval for a large residential development in Palmview. Our aim is to continue to work with them and other developers on matters of community interest.”

Mr Hobbs said, “Living Choice provides a wide choice of living options and leisure facilities in safe, secure communities located in sought-after locations. We value engagement with local residents and were only too pleased to provide sponsorship for this community project run by the Sippy Downs & District Community Association.”

END

Media inquiries:  Matt Druce, President, SDDCA, Ph: 0406 991 402

Media op:

Matt Druce, SDDCA, Graham Hobbs, Living Choice Australia and James Brownsworth, Innovative Planning Solutions will be inspecting the fence on University Way, Sippy Downs near the intersection on Albany Street at 1.30pm on Thursday 13 December 2018.  Media welcome to attend.

 

Fence Project Manager EOI

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Sippy Downs Craft Market for Charity | Thurs Nov 22

Sippy Downs Craft Market for Charity | Thurs Nov 22

Bellflower Village in Sippy downs has a craft market at the community hall tomorrow (Thursday, Nov 22) from 10 – 1 pm. Many local crafts for sale just in time for Christmas.

Google Maps Directions to Bellflower Village

My Gran Frances is going to be selling all her wonderful succulents there – around $5 per plant!

Raising money for the View club who donate all money to the Smith family, learning for life for disadvantaged children charity! All profit goes to this. Get behind the ladies and gents who have so kindly donated their crafts/plants and time for a great cause.

Many thanks,

Cassie

2nd Chance – Introduction to Electric Bikes group ride at Sippy Downs

2nd Chance – Introduction to Electric Bikes group ride at Sippy Downs

As published back on the 20th of September The Sunshine Coast Environment Council (SCEC) has scheduled an “Introduction to Electric Bikes” group ride at Sippy Downs as part of this year’s Bike Week events. We have received funding from the Sunshine Coast Council to deliver 12 monthly rides across the region, and they are part of SCEC’s commitment to encouraging more sustainable transport choices for some journeys.

The first Sippy Downs ride was cancelled due to the weather with a second opportunity now available from 8 am to 10 am on Sunday 11 November, departing from Windmill Park, Oxford Close, Sippy Downs with a lovely ride scheduled along the lake, and thence into Brightwater estate.

The rides are free to participants, and bikes and helmets are supplied.  SCEC Reps will commence with a technical and safety briefing and finish with a friendly morning tea.

There are a LIMITED number of positions with just 10 spots available so bookings will fill up fast.

Bookings can be made by emailing etherealcrew@gmail.com or telephoning 0407116105.

(This updated invite was sent to us by Sunshine Coast Environment Council)

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