DCRAG Terms of Reference
DCRAG Seating Plan to SOM
DCRAG capital requests to Shire of Mundaring for 2021
Summary List – DCRAG Capital Items Request to Shire of Mundaring 2021
WHOLE OF DARLINGTON MASTERPLAN to connect and plan for the whole recreation area future developments and protection of area. Includes Darlington Reconciliation Plan, Community Consultation & Concept Map for the Whole DRAM.
LANDSCAPING / TREES: Implementation of planting program and some winter planting of large replacement trees, as per the 2020 -2120 DCRAG Large Tree Replacement Management plan.
DCRAG SEATING PLAN: DCRAG notes the SOM budget entry “Replace bollards perimeter” 2020-21 for $9000 2020/2021. In discussion with Shane Purdy, the 2021 DCRAG Seating Plan has now been presented to Shire for consideration in relation to SOM budget entry. “We aim for appropriate, plentiful, natural seating including picnic tables, benches and continued low stone wall sections. https://www.darlingtonvillage.org/community-groups/darlington-community-recreation-advisory-group-dcrag/
ACCESSIBILITY PATHWAY & STONE WALL SECTIONS : REQUEST: A new red asphalt accessibility pathway with sections of low stonewalls around the South side of the oval to link east and west recreational facilities.
LOWER RECREATION AREA MASTER PLAN (SKATEPARK): Minor infrastructure ; Seats, shelters, landscaping. fitness stations, nesting boxes, water fountain, water for nature.
BUSHLANDS AND WINTER WETLANDS BOARDWALK – STAGE 2 OF THE LAMP MASTERPLAN – Boardwalk and adventure playground and regeneration of western bush area toward RRHT – Conceptual 2021
CRICKET PITCH & CRICKET NETS improvements – further discussion with Social Club and Junior Club.
Air conditioning heating and cooling
New kitchen (not commercial)
Sound reduction treatments
Instant hot water system in the kitchen / New oven and new fridge
UPGRADE OF THE EXISTING BBQ FACILITY near Darlington Hall including; replacement of existing BBQ, additional BBQ, Lighting, external power point. in conjunction with the Darlington Club. This improvement is support by DCRAG. SOM FUNDED FOR 2022/23
FITNESS TRACK NORTH/EAST OVAL : A new soft fall pathway along the bank on the north and east side of the oval. This pathway would connect with accessible paths at either end and act as a fitness circuit.
NATURE BASED FITNESS EQUIPMENT with nature-based materials ( X 2 LAMP)NATURE BASED FITNESS EQUIPMENT x 1 near tennis court area (proposed)
UNDERGROUND POWER LINES for the Pine Terrace and grassy areas in front of Hall. (SOM to make application to Western Power).
NEW TURF for the playground/Hall area to complete the pathways undertaken in 2020.
OTHER DARLINGTON VILLAGE PROJECTS SUPPORTED BY DCRAG
DRRA PROJECT : INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS TO THE OWEN STREET PLAYGROUND/SHOP CROSSING.
SOM – TENNIS COURT L.E.D. LIGHTING
DRRA LOCALITY PLAN
DARLINGTON HISTORY GROUP – TRIBUTE TO EARLY YEARS / DARLINGTON HISTORY WALK TRAIL.
End of Summary
Author: Patricia Cook
Darlington Community Recreation Advisory Group (DCRAG)
Capital Request 2020 – submitted to the Shire
The 2020 capital requests include (but are not limited to) the following:
Completion of paving/grass installation on the western end of the community pavilion
Boxing in of the Tree Protection Zones (TPZ) on south side of the oval
Continuation of support for the Darlington Skate Park Community Masterplan
Darlington Hall improvements
Replacement of the astro turf wicket
upgrade of the existing BBQ facility on the oval
A new red asphalt accessibility pathway
A new soft fall pathway
A nature based fitness circuit
Installaion of a third cricket net
Large Tree Replacement Masterplan
Infrastructure improvements to the Owen Street Playground / Shop crossing area
Underground power lines on Pine Terrace
Support of DaSRA for funds to comple of the Pavilion
Capital Request 2019 – submitted to the shire
DCRAG has requested allocation of money for the following Community Recreation areas (summary below). Please download the DCRAG proposal to Shire Jan 2019 pdf for full details:
Replacement of the astro turf wicket
Upgrade to existing barbeque near Darlington Hall
Additional support for Stage 2 of the Pavilion upgrade
Completion of paving /grass near pavilion and skate park
Accessible pathway through the oval
Safety, stone wall around southern end of oval
Suggested upgrades to some seating areas
Support for the Darlington Skatepark Community Master Plan
Exercise equipment on the oval
Funding of large tree planting when the Large Tree Masterplan has been developed
Safety improvements to crossing area on Owen Road.
Graphics of DCRAG members
Projects / Subcommittee
Skate park Half-pipe – 2017 ongoing
Masterplan Skate park area 2018 – ongoing
Large Tree Replacement Management Plan 2019 -ongoing
Retaining wall / new access paths in front of Hall – ongoing
Retaining wall / new access paths / seating / stone wall / trees – future
Masterplan for whole of Recreation area – future
DCRAG 2020 quarterly meetings will be held at the Community Pavilion;
Monday, 24th February
Monday, 25th May
Monday, 31st August
Monday, 30th November.
The pdf available for download outlines the proposal that DCRAG sent to the Shire of Mundaring in January.