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PUBLIC NOTICE | Aboriginal Heritage

Date listed: 20/11/2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

Aboriginal Heritage

Ballina Shire Council propose to undertake several areas of minor works located within highly disturbed contexts within the Ballina Shire Council Local Government Area, including

– Lennox Head Village Centre Renewal and ancillary works

Ballina St – Reconstruction of existing roadway and footpaths, installation of new poles and underground cables for street lighting,  installation of underground power and removal of overhead powerlines, reconstruction of drinking water and stormwater system. Installation of a new drinking water trunk main.

Lennox Park – Replacing existing toilet facility, construction of new picnic shelters, and installation of a new stormwater outlet and pollutant interceptor.

Ross Park - Construction of a new single unisex disabled toilet and picnic shelters. Provision of new concrete footpath, timber viewing platform, and play equipment. Additional native vegetation planting and landscaping. Reconstruction of stormwater outlet and installation of pollutant interceptor.

Rayner Lane North (adjoining Ross Park) – Reconstruction of existing roadway and parking spaces plus new footpath.      

Park Lane – Construction of additional footpaths and provision of additional native tree planting.

 – Stewart St roadworks and Lennox St stormwater and ancillary works

Reconstruction of existing road shoulder (parking lane) in Stewart St and construction of additional stormwater system in Lennox St.

 – Megan Cres streetlights and Gibbon St roadworks and drainage and ancillary works

Installation of new poles and underground cables for street lighting in Megan Crescent.

Road surface milling and reconstruction of existing roadway plus parking bays and additional stormwater in Gibbon St.  

 – Byron Bay Rd and Ross Lane roadworks and ancillary works

Road surface milling, resurfacing and widening of existing road sections in Byron Bay Road and Ross Lane. Includes vegetation clearing in places plus signs and road markings. 

 – Banksia Ave, Sunrise Cres & Greenwood Place footpath works and ancillary works

Carrying out shallow excavation within the existing road reserve, some vegetation removal and construction of new concrete footpath and some roadside kerb and gutter.

The proposals are within proximity or with potential to harm Aboriginal objects.  The proposal may result in Ballina Shire Council undertaking investigations in accordance with the Code of Practice for Archaeological Investigations in NSW 2010 and obtaining an Aboriginal Heritage Impact Permit.

Ballina Shire Council wishes to invite Aboriginal people and Aboriginal groups who hold cultural knowledge relevant to determining the significance of Aboriginal objects and places within the project area to register to be consulted as part of the preparation of an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment/s (ACHA) and any further investigations.

To register your interest, please contact:

Dr Mary-Jean Sutton

Principal Archaeologist

Virtus Heritage Pty Limited

PO Box 101

Pottsville NSW 2489

Phone/Fax: (02) 6676 ...

Mobile: 0439 703...

Email: consultation@virtusheritage.com.au

 

The contact details of the proponent for this project are:

Kerry Condon

Project Manager

Ballina Shire Council

Phone: (02) 6681 ...

Fax: (02) 6686 ...  

Email: Kerry.Condon@ballina.nsw.gov.au

Registrations must be received by phone, writing, or email by 5pm on 30 November 2020.

Lennox Head 2478