Engagement plan overview
Read about how we’re engaging with our community on this project.
We’re reviewing our Road Management Plan (RMP) to include more repair options when fixing defects in our local footpaths and kerb and channels.
Including these new repair options will allow us to continue delivering our maintenance works with fewer disruptions through challenging construction conditions.
The primary change to the RMP will allow us to use a range of treatment options, including grinding, repairing, or replacing faults, to fix defects in concrete footpaths and kerb and channels.
Other changes proposed include:
What do you think about the proposed changes to our Road Management Plan? Consultation closed 1 August 2023.
Timeline item 1 - complete
29 June – 1 August 2023
Timeline item 2 - complete
Consideration of community feedback
Timeline item 3 - complete
Council considers revised Road Management Plan for adoption
Council is expected to consider a report on community feedback and the revised Road Management Plan at its August 2023 meeting.
Council's Road Management Plan outlines the system for making sure our local roads, kerbs, footpaths and bridges are safe and in good condition. The Bayside Road Management Plan is reviewed every four years as required under the Road Management Act 2004.
This targeted review provides an opportunity to improve Council’s existing Road Management Plan. The changes proposed will allow us to repair damaged assets more efficiently without compromising safety.
There will be no change to our maintenance standards, or our customer response times, although an improvement is expected.Council is not seeking feedback on other aspects of the Road Management Plan through this consultation, as the Road Management Plan was subject to a major review in 2021.
Minor changes proposed as part of this target review include:
Introducing new methods to repair defects in our local footpaths and kerb and channels.
Increasing the width of footpaths (when and where possible) to achieve compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992
Extending the condition assessment frequency for laneways from once every four years to once every six years.
Maintenance issues are inspected and evaluated for repairs as per the RMP guidelines outlined in appendix 1 of the draft Road Management Plan.
If you have a current maintenance issue in your street, please use the following links:
The proposed Road Management Plan 2023 is an overarching, strategic document that outlines the system for maintaining our roads.
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Please note: Materials can be provided in accessible formats on request
Submissions closed 5pm 1 August 2023
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