Chancellor State College Secondary Building Handover executed

Chancellor State College Secondary Building Handover executed

Len Falknau,  Chancellor State School IT Manager reported on 21 June that he “had completed the IT Handover for the new building at Secondary”, sharing a few pictures of the amazing new building!

This news was shared by community volunteers, taking time out from their lives to inform and educate the community.

We invite Chancellor State School to take charge of their ability to share local community information from this central source be contacting our management team and sharing; Chancellor State school information by completing a community author registration via https://sippydowns.qld.au/share-community-news/

Winter does not mean Snakes are not About!

Winter does not mean Snakes are not About!

It might be winter but that doesn’t mean there are snakes out and about around Sippy Downs.

We just came across a post from local Beck Hart on the Sippy Downs Community – Connect Facebook group showing a photo of what appears to be a red belly black snake in a property on the corner of university way and Fitzgerald Street here in Sippy Downs.

After photographing the snake and exploring potential solutions the snake had left this location and as yet has not bee caught. If you leave in the vicinity of this location please be aware that this snake is on the move.

Here in Sippy Downs living on the very edge over National Park always pays to consider that there may be wildlife on your property, potentially wildlife that can do you harm.

Please don’t ever be complacent and always check places like your pets kennels and children’s play areas vigilantly.

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)

Carport Approval DENIED

Carport Approval DENIED

Have you had a Carport Approval DENIED by Sunshine Coast Council or a Building Assessor?

Dear, Sippy Downs and District Community Members,

We are calling on local community members who have either had issues with getting approval for a carport on their residential property whether or not any boundary relaxations have been sought.

We have recently been contacted by a local resident who has the number of concerns surrounding the Sunshine Coast councils management and application of the regional planning scheme as it they relates to approvals of carports for residential properties across the district as they have recently had their Carport Approval DENIED.

Following contact with Sunshine Coast Council today regarding carport approval processes we have a number of concerns surrounding what appears to be an extremely subjective manner in which council officers interpret “Visual amenity” and “Performance Outcomes” through the approval process especially relating to the relaxation of minimum boundary distances.

We have been informed that Council officers consider the following “Performance Outcomes” with seemingly complete autonomy “choosing” based on their individual interpretation to approve or deny applications devoid of a tangible and measurable decision making processes.

Performance Outcomes
Garages, carports and sheds:-
(a) preserve the amenity of adjacent land and dwelling houses;
(b) do not dominate the streetscape;
(c) maintain an adequate area suitable for landscapes adjacent to the road frontage; and
(d) maintain the visual continuity and pattern of buildings and landscape elements within the street.

In addition it would appear from what we have been told that even if all of your neighbours “Interpret” a carport addition is ok with them you can still have you Carport Approval DENIED as the council officers “interpretation” overrides that of the property owner and neighbours.

This is something the SDDCA finds disturbing and intends to explore to to the fullest extent possible and as such we are reaching out to you, District Locals to tell us of your experiences with council approval for a carport on your property.

Please contact the Sippy Downs and District Community Association Management Team via info@sippydowns.org.au or simply complete the form below if you too are having or have had issues with the approval of a carport addition to your property.

SDDCA Management Team
www.sippydown.ORG.au

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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.

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