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September 2016 Newsletter

News, events, developments and items of interest in the City South Precinct. Join our Facebook group here for updates!

City South AGM
Wed Sept 28

City South Association's Annual General Meeting will be held on 
Wednesday September 28 at The Astor Hotel 
- 437 Pulteney St Adelaide . 
6.15pm for 6.30pm start.
 All Committee positions are declared open 
(President, Vice President, Treasurer, Public Officer, Committee Member) and 
nominations can be sent to coordinator@citysouth.org.au. We will review our Activities for the 2015-16 year and update attendees on our Strategies for the year ahead. 
If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to the Coordinator by the link above. Look forward to seeing you there!

Join us at City South, become a Member!

To our valued 2015-16 Members, we'd like to remind you that it's now time to renew your Membership as we'd love to have you on board for another year. And to the readers of this Newsletter who aren't members, we like to invite you to join our Association and help enhance the Community for Business and Residents.
Our rates have changed for 2016-17. Pensioners & Concession $10, Residents $20 and Business $50. All rates include GST
Please go to our website here to download a form or use our online version. Payment can be made via direct debit, cheque, or cash (at one of our meetings).
We are happy to offer our Business Members an article in our Newsletter as part of their Membership fee. The Newsletter goes out to over 1000 recipients via Email, Facebook and Twitter. Get in touch with our Coordinator for more details.

Strategic Plan Update

The City South Committee have been working hard over recent months putting our plans together for the year ahead and beyond. You can peruse these goals and strategies in the newly update Strategic Plan that has been uploaded to our website. Check it out here, and if you have any comments, don't hesitate to get in touch with the Coordinator via email.

Bike Path Proposal for South Terrace

As part of our ongoing commitment to safety and beneficial development in the Precinct, City South suggested the Adelaide City Council consider installing a bike path between Morphett St and West Tce, running parallel to South Tce - particularly given there are no bike lanes along South Tce. Not only will this provide a more direct route to the West Tce bike trail but also provide better access for families visiting the popular Princess Elizabeth Playground.
We received a swift response from Council noting that a proposal had been lodged for such as project in the 2016-17 Budget but was not funded. We have touched base with our Area Councillors to put our support behind another application in the 2017-18 Budget. 

Beans & Sprouts at a new venue!

Our next Beans & Sprouts Family Day event will be at a different playground, after two fantastic events at The Princess Elizbaeth Playground. Join us on Saturday October 15, this time at the recently upgraded Glover Playground on South Terrace (near Pulteney St). As usual, we'll have food and coffee trucks onsite plus a petting zoo, face painting, and balloon animals for the kids as well as funky tunes playing all day. Catch up with the City South Committee at our Event Desk and chat about our upcoming projects, become a Member, or just shoot the breeze! It should be another great day out and we look forward to seeing you there! Check out the Facebook event here and start sharing! 

City South launches Traders Group

City South welcomes Business Owners and Managers of the Precinct (as well as Residents) to the launch of our Business Task Group. With the working title of City South Traders, this new Committee will work alongside the existing one, but will focus solely on issues affecting businesses in the area. These include increasing foot traffic, lifting revenues, lowering vacancy rates and increasing the area's profile.
We are hosting a Launch event at the Minor Works Building on Wed Oct 26 at 6pm for 6.15pm start. Area Councillors Alex Antic and Priscilla Corbell will both be in attendance and we will be discussing the Groups format, meeting schedule and some of the ideas we have already developed. Drinks and nibbles will be served on the night. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to coordinator@citysouth.org.au.
In the weeks leading up to the event, we aim to meet face-to-face with as many businesses in the Precinct as we can to introduce ourselves and promote the Group.

Festive Lights return to Whitmore Square this November

Plans are underway for one of City South's most popular projects - The Whitmore Square Festive Lights! We are booked in to erect the display on Tues Nov 22, and the festoon, LEDs and Floods will stay in place until the end of Fringe in Mid March 2017!
And look out for the Christmas Yarn Bombing that will occur on Whitmore and Hurtle Squares again this year in early December! 

The City South Precinct is bordered by West Tce, South Tce, Pulteney St and Gouger/Angas Streets.

Got some good news about happenings in City South? Let our Coordinator know and we'll try to include it in our monthly Newsletter! 
 

 

http://www.citysouth.org.au

Coordinator: Andrew Peters 0438 526 517 
coordinator@citysouth.org.au
Post: PO Box 6733 Halifax St Adelaide SA 5000

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