Baulkham Hills State Liberal MP David Elliott today announced that ten projects would a total of $300,000 in funding for community infrastructure committed to rebuilding NSW and creating local jobs.
The funding has been provided under the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program.
Mr Elliott said he was delighted the NSW Premier Mike Baird announced the roll out of these local projects as part of over 1500 throughout NSW.
“There was a strong level of interest from the community for the available funds, with almost 3,000 applications received across NSW,” Mr Elliott said.
“Local businesses and construction jobs will benefit this community infrastructure is built, upgraded and enhanced.
“The NSW Government is getting on with the job ensuring a stronger and better Baulkham Hills as part of our plan to rebuild NSW.
Local projects to receive funding include:
- $49,335 for a waterproof shade sail and replacement of leaking windows at Norwest Anglican Church;
- $29,800 for a BBQ facility at Max Ruddock Reserve Winston Hills;
- $10,638 for a community bus for Northmead Coptic Church;
- $45,000 for a storage facility for Hills District Little Athletics at AH
- $7260 for lighting and repairs at Balcombe Heights Scout Hall;
- $2587 for hall repairs and eaves at 4th Castle Hill Scout Hall;
- $60,000 for a new building for The Hills Men’s Shed;
- $50,000 for an electrical upgrade and airconditioning at Redeemer Baptist School;
- $20,380 for drainage upgrades and painting at North Rocks Girl Guides Hall; and
- $25,000 for a shade sail at Excelsior Public School.
“Since 2011 it’s been a privilege to support community projects that make a real difference to our community worth $1 million.
“I look forward to seeing the benefits of these local projects announced today for Baulkham Hills as they are undertaken and more importantly put into use.
“Mike Baird and the NSW Government understand the importance of community infrastructure grants while we roll out a record $61.5 billion on infrastructure over 4 years on projects such as the North West Rail Link.
“The NSW Liberals & Nationals also have a clear plan to unlock an additional $20 billion for infrastructure if re-elected in March 2015 for schools, hospitals, public transport, sports and culture, Sydney roads and regional water that will rebuild NSW.” Mr Elliott