Weed Spray Parks & Reserves
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The following parks will be having a Herbicide application on them from the 2 August - 3 September 2021 (weather pending).
St Leonards Park
Playing surfaces and surrounds being sprayed.
Sites are being treated for Pre-Emergent turf weeds / Post emergent control of broadleaf weeds and grasses in turf.
Spray is done at night / early morning to minimise impact to the public.
Residue of foam from the spraying is detergent base.
Herbicides used are:
Destiny Herbicide (Active Constituent: Iodosulfuron-Methyl-Sodium 100g/kg)
Pennmag Herbicide (Active Constituent: S-Metolachlor 960g/L)
Casper Herbicide (Active Constituent: Dicamba 500g/kg, Prosulfuron 50g/ kg)
MP Roots: Liquid fertiliser and organic enhancement for soil and turf
Signs will be displayed at each individual site for public awareness.
Any questions or queries can be directed to Peter Devlin – 9936 8100
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A centrally located and well-used urban park.
With paving, pathways and rolling lawns dotted with mature specimen trees, Ted Mack Civic Park is a pleasant meeting place for the North Sydney community. Ted Mack Civic Park is on Miller Street, North Sydney, and is bordered by Stanton Library and offices, the Council Chambers and the North Sydney Community Centre, the Ros Crichton Pavilion, plus the Council visitors carpark at the top of Kelrose Lane.
North Sydney's Civic Centre opened in September 1982. It incorporates a number of existing buildings, including the Council Chambers and the Stanton Library, together with a park area consisting of lawns and gardens, named Ted Mack Civic Park in honour of the former Mayor on 6 November 2019 (the first anniversary of his death).
Buses run regularly along Miller Street, or the Park is a 10 minute walk up Miller Street from North Sydney railway station. Limited parking is available in the surrounding streets, or there is the adjoining Ridge St multi-level carpark.
A large fountain, exercise equipment, shade and shelter, lighting, accessible toilets, seats and picnic tables, a bubbler, and community notice boards.
The various mature specimen trees provide shade.
The Park hosts regular public events including community markets.
The playground attached to the adjacent North Sydney Community Centre is available for public use out of hours.
Equipment for children located in the fenced Community Centre grounds.
Equipment includes junior and senior structures linked by a sandstone sandpit, a cubby house, an outdoor stage and a ball play area.
Hours of use are restricted during school holiday vacation care programs, and by weekly playgroup sessions.
Unfenced adult exercise equipment is located adjacent to the Community Centre.