SAP Documents On Public Exhibition Until December 20 - Snowy Mountains Magazine
The Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct (SAP) master plan has moved into another phase with the release of new documents on public exhibition. The Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct master plan was dealt a severe blow last week with the Federal Government retracting their proposed $100 million funding for shared costs of the Southern Connector bypass road in Jindabyne. Considering this ‘bypass road’ was the key project to the 40 year vision of creating a year round tourist economy and strengthening the summer product, it will be interesting to see how the overall project moves forward. The road will still be factored into planning but may never be built. In previously announced cutbacks, the NSW State Government slashed $200 million from the original SAP, now leaving $196 million which has been forecast to be spent in the next four years. With the Southern Connector Road how seemingly being shelved, where will the $196 million be spent, and on what projects? These answers will not be known until the end of 2023. The NSW Planning Department and Regional Growth Development Corporation (RGDC) have indicated they will advise by end of year the final list of projects that will commence. It is near guaranteed two projects will be upgrades of both the Jindabyne water treatment plant and sewer plant. New Planning Papers Released As the community await any new developments and information, new planning papers have now been published and are on public exhibition. These documents will guide the development of the Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct. Public exhibition for these documents will end on 20 December 2023 and will provide the public with the opportunity to view and provide formal feedback. It is important for the community to look at these documents, discuss with your friends and then offer feedback. Community Drop In Sessions Community drop-in sessions will be held on the following dates: 27 November 2023, anytime between 2:00pm and 4:00pm at Nuggets Crossing27 November 2023, anytime between 5:00pm and 7:00pm at Jindabyne Library28 November 2023, anytime between 9:00am and 11:00am at Jindabyne Library2 December 2023, anytime between 9:00am and 1:00pm at Jindabyne Markets Documents On Public Exhibition The Department of Planning and Environment, in collaboration with Regional Growth NSW Development Corporation, National Parks and Wildlife Service and Snowy Monaro Regional Council, have prepared a suite of delivery documents to enable the delivery of the Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct.