Mount Thorley Warkworth VPA Community Committee

The Mount Thorley Warkworth VPA Community Committee was established to assist Council in engaging with the community to implement the MTW VPA and raise opportunities for sustainable community projects.

The committee is chaired by the Mayor of Singleton, Cr Sue Moore and comprises of Council and Yancoal representatives as well as community members from the surrounding villages.


PROJECTS

Approved Project

Project Lead

Status

Project Update -Feb 2022

Allocated Funding 

Lockable noticeboard 

Singleton Council

Completed 

completed 2020

$2,000.00

Outdoor Exercise equipment

Singleton Council

Completed

completed 2019

$30,000.00

Recreation area improvements project

Singleton Council 

Completed

completed 2019

$50,000.00

Electronic message board

Singleton Council 

Completed

completed 2021

$27,014.00

Bulga Stock Reserve Plan of Management & Masterplan

Singleton Council 

Completed

Documents adopted by Council February 2021

$60,000.00

Bulga Stock Reserve Stage 1 maintenance works 

Singleton Council 

Completed

Maintenance works completed September 2021

$46,811.82

Bulga Stock Reserve Stage 2 detailed survey 

Singleton Council 

Completed

Survey completed

$6,500.00

Bulga Stock Reserve Stage 3 Aboriginal cultural study

Singleton Council 

Funds committed

Report completed

$3,275.00

Bulga Stock Reserve  Stage 4 detailed design plans

Singleton Council 

Funds committed

Project planning in progress

$25,000.00

Wollombi Brook Walking Trail Masterplan and land purchase exploration 

Singleton Council 

Funds committed 

Final draft masterplan completed. Community engagement to be finalised

$20,000.00

Milbrodale Public School - Welsh’s Road sealing 600m

Singleton Council 

Funds committed

Works to commence 2023

$517,259.68

Bulga Hall media system and verandah

Bulga Hall Committee

Funds committed

Works to commence in 2022

$100,000.00

Bulga Hall additional funding – replacement of hall ceiling 

Bulga Hall Committee 

Funds committed

works in conjuction with the project above

$53,000.00

Old Bulga School restoration

Bulga Milbrodale Progress Association 

Funds committed

Building plans in progress

$430,000.00

Milbrodale Public School Yarning Circle

Milbrodale Public School

Funds Committed

Project to be completed in Term 1, 2022

$3,000.00

Milbrodale public School storage room renovations

Milbrodale Public School 

Funds committed

Project planning in progress

$22,000.00

Bulga Recreation Ground RV dump point 

Singleton Council 

Funds committed 

Project planning and design in progress

$60,000.00

Friends of St Mark's Cemetery - replacement fence 

Friends of St Marks Cemetary

Funds committed

Project planning in progress

$19,349.48

Project management incidentals 

Singleton Council 

Funds committed

 

$24,000.00

Project Officer resource – 3 year contract

Singleton Council

Funds Committed

 

$390,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

$1,889,209.98



PROJECT NOMINATIONS

Members of the community are  invited to nominate projects for consideration for funding under the VPA by completing the Project Nomination Form. Nomination forms need to be submitted to Council by Friday 20 November for the December VPA meeting.

The completed form can be returned to Singleton Council by e-mail to E council@singleton.nsw.gov.au or posted to the General Manager, PO Box 314, Singleton NSW 2330

All ideas submitted will be considered by the Committee biannually.

FUNDING

Total Income Expected 

$6,600,000.00

Total Income Received to date (including interest) – As at 30/06/2021

$3,541,385.81

Total Allocated VPA Funding

$1,904,434.98

Total Expenditure Paid to date – As at 09/11/2021

$353,441.15

Total uncommitted received funds

$1,636,950.83

The above information is correct as of 17 January 2021


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