Sun. May 19th, 2024

Gunnedah Shire Council has approved an area in Wandobah Reserve (opposite McAndrew Park) as the location for development of an Off-Leash Dog Park.

It is the latest step in a long and drawn out process to establish a suitable fenced off-leash dog park in town. The construction of a fenced off-leash dog park is the third oldest outstanding resolution on council’s list.

Wandobah Reserve was selected after a proposal for a park at Woolshed Reserve was rejected due to the area being prone to flooding and the high cost for fencing. Wandobah Reserve was selected as a better, and more financially viable option, due to the existing shared footpath and the amount of space available for car parking.

The project is scheduled for completion by the end of the current financial year. It will be funded by a grant.

The approved location takes into account key considerations for dog parks contained within the Open Space Strategy.

Council is welcoming feedback from the local community about how the facility should take shape https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QDLM9HX. Surveys must be completed by Monday, 31 October, 2023. 

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