Port Macquarie Aquatic Facility Site Selection Survey

Writing a submission is one way of sharing your views and opinions with Council. All submissions are considered before making a decision and your submission will be included in a report to Council. Submissions close 1 September 2019.

Note: Submissions and petitions are public information and may be made public. If you wish to have information in your submission suppressed, you will need to request this in writing. 

WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO YOU FOR THE SITE SELECTED FOR THE NEW PORT MACQUARIE AQUATIC FACILITY?

Each of the potential sites for a new Aquatic Facility has different "pros and cons." The following questions are designed to gain a better understanding of what factors are important to you in selecting a site for a new facility. Please rate each of the statements according to how strongly you agree with each of them.

The new Aquatic Facility should be located within the Port Macquarie CBD required
The new Aquatic Facility should be co-located with other sporting facilities required

In answering the following question, please be aware that Council will work with any existing users/potential users of that site if selected (e.g. sporting groups) to determine a suitable alternative venue.

The new Aquatic Facility should be built on a location that minimises the impact to existing/future users. required
The new Aquatic Facility should be easily accessible by all forms of transport (including public transport) required
The new Aquatic Facility should be located away from residential areas required
The new Aquatic Facility should be built on a landmark/high-visibility site required

CONSTRUCTION COSTS

Based on recently developed contemporary facilities within Australia, it is estimated that a new Aquatic Facilty in its entirety will cost in the vicinity of $40 - $50 million. Some of the potential sites may incur additional construction costs due to the physical features of the site (topography) and/or the cost of site services (e.g. water, access).

Please select from the options below the statement which best reflects your response regarding construction costs (pleaseselect one option only). required

YOUR PREFERRED SITE

Given your responses to the above statements and taking into account the pros and cons listed for each site (see document in the Document Library), please indicate below which are your top 3 preferred sites for the new Aquatic Facility in Port Macquarie.

ABOUT YOU

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What is your age group? required
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Which pool do you currently use most frequently? Please select one response.
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Which site do you currently use?
Which site do you neighbour?
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