Community Questionnaire

The Community Briefing conducted by Council in April 2019 surfaces a vast number of questions. Council believe that a questionnaire is required to provide clarity to the communities wishes.

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* 1. We would like to understand your age group

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* 2. How many years have you lived in Cowell?

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* 3. A survey conducted in 2011 concluded that community wishes were to make Cowell a “better place in the future, attracting more tourists and become more of a destination in its own right”.

Do you support Tourism?

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* 4. Do you think Tourists are affecting fish stocks?

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* 5. The oyster farmers have asked for a dedicated slip road to enable separation of oyster punts/tractors and boat trailers from the children’s play areas and caravan parking area.

Do you support a dedicated slip road?

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* 6. Do you support the slip road being an extension of Second Street?

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* 7. Council is keen to establish a large covered area (Market Shed) to enable shelter for community functions held at the foreshore e.g. Australia Day Breakfast. Do you support the Market Shed?

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* 8. Council has received a grant of $1.5 million from the South Australian Boating Facilities Advisory Committee (SABFAC). This is for the boat ramp improvements (which are complete) bulk earthworks for the marina, excavation of the harbour, establishment of marina pontoons and a marina control building. This building is proposed to have toilets, showers, laundry and a commercial space.


Do you support the Marina to be built?

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* 9. Do you Support the Marina control building?

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* 10. Council has funding for a commercial building to be built at the foreshore, this could be used either a restaurant, possible relocation site for the FishBox and/or other commercial/tourist-based offerings. 

Do you support the building of a commercial/rental space on the foreshore?

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* 11. Do you think that such a building will adversely affect the existing main street business?

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* 12. Council has made many attempts to obtain grants to build bicycle paths both north and south of the foreshore development. Eventually it is hoped to be extended over the causeway to the Harbour View area. It is planned that the bicycle paths could be built in such a way to double as a defense against sea level rise and to be built up progressively if they are topped by storms. 

Do you Support the building of bicycle paths?

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* 13. do you support the bicycle paths being built to act as a sea wall?

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* 14. Council has long wanted to replace the current swimming hole with something more appealing. It is proposed to build a new swimming pool and water playground. 

Do you support the building of a swimming pool and water playground?

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* 15. The 2011 Masterplan of Cowell suggested that Council should build a tourist information center on the old SA Water site (Cnr, West Terrace & Lincoln Highway) in conjunction with the possibility of moving Councils Offices and Chambers to this site. The existing visitor information centre at the Institute will continue to exist.

Do you support the building of a Tourist Information Center at the SA Water Site?

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* 16. Do you support moving the Council Chambers to the SA Water Site?

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* 17. Can we please have your name and address. If we do not have your name and address your answers cannot be considered. you are only allowed one survey per person.

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* 18. Please let us know your Email address.

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* 19. The District Council of Franklin Harbour thanks you for taking the time to complete this survey. 

Do you have any further comments to make regarding the Foreshore Redevelopment?

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