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Framework needed to stop developer favours

Forum – Mr Hart’s concern about the draft Bill on developer contributions (“Hart backs backlash over daft developer funding Bill”, Chronicle p24 Aug 25) seems to be very narrowly focussed…


Zombie myths from Administrator

Forum – Central Coast Council Administrator Rik Hart continues to defend Gosford’s 42 per cent rate hike with zombie myths – i.e., myths that refuse to die despite the evidence…




Sophistry of the highest order

Forum – I would like to respond to (Council Administrator) Rik Hart’s suggestion that the rate rise (of 15 per cent) is needed beyond three years (CCN301). He has accused…


Hart supports local government reform

Central Coast Council Administrator Rik Hart has come out strongly in favour of local government reform. “The framework local government operates under is archaic, restrictive and conflicting,” Hart said. Particularly…






Greening strategy may take 30 years to work

The Woy Woy Peninsula takes centre stage in the Central Coast Council’s Greener Places Strategy, adopted by Administrator Rik Hart on Tuesday, July 27. The strategy aims to address the…