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Following a number of suggestions by interested Park members and due discussion at a recent
General meeting, four new sub committees have been formed to facilitate the completion of
a number of outstanding Park landscaping requirements. Each of these sub committees are
described below and your NCPA general committee is seeking commitments from member
 volunteers to fill the vacant positions on each of these sub committees.

Your assistance will be much appreciated and if you are interested please use the
web site contact form to register your interest with the NCPA secretary.

 

NCPA Sub Committee '1'

Fig Tree Garden

SubCom1                                                                                   SubCom1a

 

The objective of this sub committee is to design the layout of the gardens under the fig tree.
                             Source the required plants and organise the workforce to complete the project.  
                                 

Number of people on the committee – 3 to 5

                                                  Sub Committee Brief:

                                                          - Design the layout of plants for the defined areas.

                                                - Groups already contacted and expressing an interest in helping include Qld Native Gardens and
                                                  Friends of Botanic Gardens.

                                                - Provide a schedule of plant requirements.

                                                - Source and cost the planting requirements.

                                                - Provide costing on irrigation system.

                                                - Provide a schedule of planting, eg number of weekend working bees estimated to complete the work.

                                                - Provide a list of equipment that will be required for the task.

                                                - Provide an estimate of total costs for the project.

                                                - Report to the NCPA committee the final workup of all cost, design and schedule of works for final approval.

                                                  No work or cost outlay is to proceed without NCPA approval.

                                                - Target star date for this project is April 2020.

                                                - Sub committee to organise working bees etc to complete the work as per approved schedule and design

 

 NCPA Sub Committee '2'

Improvements to Existing Great Walk

SubCom2                                                                                  SubCom2a

 

The objective of this sub committee is to inspect the existing section of the great walk
and make recommendations for improvements. These improvements can be as simple
as carry out maintenance to planting larger trees or information signs.

Number of people on the committee – 3 to 5

                                    Sub Committee Brief:

                                                          - Identify areas that could be improved either by maintenance or design change.

                                                - Design changes can be anything from the addition of signage about the plants to adding trees to provide
                                                  colour, shade or other interests.

                                                - Contact other expert on type of plants and their use to help with signage.

                                                - Provide a schedule of plant requirements.

                                                - Provide a list of equipment that will be required for the task.

                                                - Provide an estimate of total costs for the project.

                                                - Report to the NCPA committee the final workup of all cost, design and schedule of works for final approval.
                                                  No work or cost outlay is to proceed without NCPA approval.

                                                - Target star date for this project is April 2020.

                                                - Sub committee is responsible for overseeing all works, organising labour force such as working bees etc and
                                                  to complete the project to the approved designs.

 SubCom2b

 

NCPA Sub Committee '3'
Great Walk to Chardonnay Hill

SubCom3                                                                              SubCom3b

 

The objective of this sub committee is to design the layout of the path as defined
by the NCPA committee.
Source the required plants and organise the workforce to complete the project.

 Number of people on the committee – 5 to 7

                                    NCPA Responsibilities:

                                                            - NCPA committee in conjunction with sub committee to define the path that the walkway will take.

                                                 - Ensure the musical instruments are built and installed.

                                                 - Provide the necessary mulch for the project.

                                           Sub Committee Brief:

                                                        - Design the layout of gardens and plants for the defined areas.

                                                 - Provide a schedule of plant requirements.

                                                 - Contact outside interest groups such as butterfly and bird watching organisations to identify local
                                                   wildlife and plant requirements.

                                                 - Other groups that have been contacted and expressed an interest in helping include Qld Native
                                                   gardens and GC Orchid society.

                                                 - Source and cost the planting requirements.

                                                 - Provide a schedule of planting, eg number of weekend working bees estimated to complete the work.
                                                   This project can be undertaken over 2 or 3 stages depending on design.

                                                 - Provide a list of equipment that will be required for the task.

                                                 - Provide an estimate of total costs for the project.

                                                 - Report to the NCPA committee the final workup of all cost, design and schedule of works for final
                                                   approval. No work or cost outlay is to proceed without NCPA approval.

                                                 - Target star date for this project is May 2020.

                                                 - Sub committee is responsible for overseeing all works, organising labour force such as working bees
                                                   etc. and to complete the project to the approved designs.

 SubCom3c

 

NCPA Sub Committee '4'
Rotunda

SubCom4

The objective of this sub committee is to determine the best and most practical form
of preserving a Rotunda in the park.

 Number of people on the committee – 3 to 5

                                           Sub Committee Brief:

                                                         - Investigate the cost of relocating the existing Rotunda roof to another location either on the far side
                                                 of the oval or onto of the hill where the existing bamboo patch is currently.

                                               - Investigate the cost of constructing a new Rotunda in the current Bamboo patch once the bamboo
                                                 has been removed

                                               - This project will require building approvals, which will also include but not limited to engineering
                                                 and building certification.

                                               - Provide a recommendation of the best proposal and an estimate of total costs for the project.

                                               - Report to the NCPA committee the final workup of all cost, design and schedule of works for final
                                                 approval. No work or cost outlay is to proceed without NCPA approval.

                                               - Target star date for this project is April 2020.

                                               - Sub committee is responsible for overseeing all works, organising labour force such as working bees etc.
                                                 and to complete the project to the approved designs.

 

SubCom4a

 

 

For some older news on the Park family select this link:  KathyNewsUpdateApril2019.pdf