Guilderton paid parking survey closes on Friday

At a meeting in December last year a clear majority of residents approved a motion calling for the Shire of Gingin to reconsider having paid parking at the foreshore. Picture: Anita McInnes

THE Shire of Gingin wants residents and visitors to the town to take part in a survey on Guilderton foreshore parking and maintenance solutions.

Respondents will have the opportunity to provide their input on a number of options to address parking and maintenance issues at the Guilderton foreshore.

Last year in Guilderton paid parking plan unpopular Yanchep News Online reported the proposed installation of parking meters on the foreshore was a hot topic at the annual general meeting of electors held in Guilderton on Thursday, December 22.

Shire of Gingin chief executive officer Jeremy Edwards said the shire proposed to introduce paid parking at the foreshore to help off-set the cost of maintaining foreshore facilities and services during peak seasons, as well as better manage parking congestion during those times.

But Mr Edwards said residents expressed concern about the how the proposal could affect them.

He said the council listened to their concerns and resolved to reconsider the introduction of paid parking and seek further community input.

All Shire of Gingin residents, ratepayers, as well as any visitors to Guilderton are welcome to participate in the survey.

To access the survey visit the shire’s website and go to ‘Your Say & Public Notices’ section on the homepage.

The survey takes five minutes to complete and closes on Friday, 16 June 16.

Guilderton paid parking plan unpopular