We've got a number of strategic documents On Exhibition, including the draft budget 2022/23. You can view the documents between now and 7 June.
Draft Budget 2022/23
The Rutherglen Place Plan provides a guide to support the future growth and development of the town for the next 30 years.
The main aims of the Place Plan are to:
The steering committee met in February 2022 to discuss the themes emerging in the place plan in more detail. Following this meeting, Public Realm has developed an engagement plan to guide community input into the place plan.
Engagement with the community on the themes and about suggestions and ideas for the future of Rutherglen has now commenced.
The Steering Committee met with Public Realm Lab and project partners Urban Enterprise and Habitat Planning, in November to undertake a workshop and discuss key themes for the place plan.
The four themes emerging for the Place Plan are:
Public Realm Lab has started to develop a strategic framework for the Place Plan, to be tested at upcoming stakeholder and community engagement sessions.
The framework is underpinned by the liveable cities model and considers critical elements for Urban Amenity within Rutherglen. The four themes of the Place Plan are embedded within the model.
The project took an exciting step forward in early October, with the Steering Committee selecting Public Realm Lab as the successful tenderer to work with the community on the development of the Place Plan.
The Committee will meet with Public Realm Lab on 5 November to discuss the project's next steps. In the meantime, Public Realm Lab will be reviewing some background documents and learning more about the Rutherglen community.
At its May 2021 meeting, Indigo Shire Council finalised the composition of the Place Planning Steering Committee including appointing five community members from 20 nominations.
The Steering Committee will provide input into the scope of the Place Plan, provide strategic advice and ensure everyone in Rutherglen has the opportunity to provide input and have their say.
The commencement meeting of this Steering Committee was held in mid June.
The Steering Committee
The Steering Committee membership is:
Want to know about place planning? Visit our placemaking page.
Have your say on the draft place plan