$45,914 allocated to fund 16 local sport teams

Gosford Council has allocated $45,914 in financial assistance to 16 applicants as part of its Recreation Assistance Program.

The assistance is by way of dollar-for-dollar funding for a myriad of projects, including the installation of new goal posts, upgrades to tennis courts, and for the purchase of sun shelters and defibrillators. Each year, Council allocates up to $50,000 in funding assistance to the sporting and recreation community. The funding is divided between successful applicants, according to the priority and significance of their proposal. The Niagara Park Dockers AFL Club was awarded $3,000 to install new goal posts and additional security bollards at Paddy Clifton Oval; Avoca Beach Tennis Club Inc. was awarded $4,500 to upgrade a half court; Central Coast Soaring Club was allocated $5,000 to install security fencing; and Gosford Little Athletics Club was also awarded $5,000 to install a storage shed on Adcock 9 for high jump mats. Narara Wyoming Cricket Club was awarded $3,916 to refurbish cricket nets at Alan Davidson Oval and purchase sun protective clothing for two volunteer curators; Narara Wyoming Junior Cricket Club received $1,199 to purchase two portable sun shelters; Southern Spirit Cricket Club received $5,000 to rewire cricket nets at Rogers Park; Terrigal United Football Club received $5,000 to upgrade the change room amenities at Duffys Oval; Terrigal Wamberal Junior Rugby League Club received $3,450 to purchase a ride on lawn mower; Umina Tennis and Sporting Club received $1,728 for electrical work to isolate floodlighting to save power; Umina United Soccer Club received $5,000 for the installation of floodlight poles to improve lighting; Woy Woy Peninsula Little Athletics was awarded $1,821 to purchase a defibrillator and high jumps mat trolley; and Woy Woy Rugby Club was allocated $1,300 to purchase two portable sun shelters.


Gosford Council Agenda
GRO.11, 28 Apr 2015