Gawler Community Plan 2014-2024 - page 6

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CommunityPlan
2014-2024
would like to take this
opportunity to thank
everyonewhohas
shared their ideas and
aspirations forGawler’s
future through the ‘Picture
This’ project. Your contributions are the
mainstay in thedevelopment of Gawler’s
CommunityPlan2014 -2024.
Thecommunity’s vision forGawler,
reflected in thisPlanwill nowbeused to
guideCouncil’sdecision-makingover the
next decade.
Gawler has a very richandproudhistory
and2014marks a significantmilestone
inour history as the175thanniversary of
European settlement.
Gawler has changed significantly over the
past 175 years and isonceagainabout to
enter another very excitingperiodaswe
continue togrowas a regional centrewith
a richanddiversecommunity.
The local community and key stakeholders
have sent a very clearmessage toCouncil
thatGawler’s heritage, illustratedby its
historicbuildings andnatural beauty
is intrinsic toour town’s identity. The
communitywants toensure this senseof
identity ispreserved for futuregenerations
bymanaginggrowth ina sustainable,
environmentally respectful and integrated
manner. Growth that builds a strong,
healthy, active, safe, engagedandwell
servicedcommunity.
ThisCommunityPlanacknowledges
Identity, Growth, Community,
Environment andLeadershipas key
pillarsof performance. It isGawler
Council’sprincipal strategicdocument
anda reflectionof thecommunity’s
collectiveaspirations for the future. It
is thedocument thatwill beused to
guideCouncil and its citizens inbuilding
andmaintaining the typeof townand
communitywewant.
Thecommunity hasplayedacentral
role in thedevelopment of thisPlanand
I nowencourage youall tobeapart of
its implementation. It isonly throughour
collectiveefforts thatwewill ensure this
visionwill come to fruition.
BrianSambell JP
Mayor
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MESSAGE
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