II1.1.1 - Deliver key marketing objectives from the City Positioning and Marketing Roadmap.
Purpose: Provide streamlined messaging to key audiences.
Streamlining marketing planning and messaging for internal branches into more strategic groupings and content approaches as aligned to the new city brand, position and road map.
II1.2.1 - Implement amendments to the City of Choice initiative.
Purpose: Advocate the interests of the city. Create partnerships with other levels of government and non-government organisations.
In February 2021, Council agreed to continue with the City of Choice initiative with a focus on "jobs and job pathways" and to form a Steering Group.
The Steering Group has agreed to a framework for proceeding with the initiative. In March 2021 the Mayor wrote to State and Federal governments requesting discussions on an MOU for the initiative.
II1.3.1 - Deliver the Catapult Program in collaboration with:
Purpose: Build job readiness and entrepreneurial capability for young people in Logan.
During the month of March the City Transformation team finalised program details for Term 2. Schools that will participate in Term 2 are Shailer Park SHS, Park Ridge SHS and Mabel Park SHS.
Schools who have expressed interest in taking part in the program for Term 3 include Flagstone State Secondary College, Woodridge SHS, Loganlea SHS and Springwood SHS.
Over 150 students will take part in 2021 which is double the number who participated in 2020 and the program will provide opportunities to young people from more divisional areas across the City of Logan.
Following a robust procurement process, the vendor who will support delivery of the program is Young Change Agents who facilitated the pilot program in 2020.
Work is also being done to identify partners who can help provide support for students who wish to develop their skills more deeply through the launch of their business ideas, and the City Transformation team are also in the process of identifying partnerships and opportunities to connect students to existing job vacancies.
II2.1.1 - Deliver the Parks Asset Renewal Program.
Purpose: Provide and maintain healthy and active recreation opportunities for families.
As at the end of the third quarter, the delivery of the 2020/21 Parks Asset Renewal Program is on track. 100% of the asset renewal program funding has been allocated and committed to projects that are currently in design or construction.
Drafting of the 2021/22 Parks Asset Renewal Program will be completed shortly.
II2.1.2 - Deliver park infrastructure through the Parks Capital Works Program.
Purpose: Increase tourism in the city. Create healthy and active recreation opportunities for families.
As at the end of the third quarter, the delivery of the Parks Capital Works Program is currently on track. Construction program for 2020/21 projects is progressing positively.
It is noted the delivery of a number of recently identified projects and larger Local Infrastructure Program funded projects will roll over into the 2021/22 financial year.
II2.2.1 - Implement a Logan City Council Events Strategy 2020-2025.
Purpose: Guide the strategic direction of city-wide events across a five-year period.
Work continues in this space with a large focus on the COVID restrictions and upskilling the community in how to navigate COVID requirements.
While a long-term strategic approach needs to be taken the landscape of Events is increasingly evolving under COVID restrictions/short notice lock downs/increased costs for delivering events and community confidence.
II2.6.1 - Deliver detailed design work for a new general community space at Greater Flagstone.
Purpose: Enable the next stage of the proposed Greater Flagstone Integrated Service Hub to progress.
At the end of the third quarter, officers are still waiting on confirmation from PEET that the land transfer process has been approved. Until notification is received other flow on work cannot commence.
II2.6.2 - Deliver detailed design for a new district level community centre at Yarrabilba.
Purpose: Enable construction to start on the Yarrabilba Integrated Service Hub.
During this quarter the schematic design process was approved by the Steering Committee, and progress has been made on the various Agreements being developed in relation to the funding and the planned operational arrangements.