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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…







Sydney Metro should pay us to take its sand

Forum – The latest unelected Council Administrator wants to pay for sand to replenish Wamberal foreshore. Sydney Metro West is currently required to dispose of the spoil from the tunnel…


Kicking the can down the road

Forum – In his 30 day report, the Central Coast Council Interim Administrator, Dick Persson, criticised the previous Council for not reducing expenditure after it received less revenue than expected…





Does a referendum really cost $1.75M?

Forum – Could we get it cheaper? Well, I think so. It would appear that when the NSW Electoral Office advised it was unable to supervise/conduct our completely unnecessary referendum…





Council makes loan repayments

Central Coast Council has spent $24M paying out balloon payments on some of its loans. Council approved the refinancing of borrowings of $24,618,322 from a financial institution with a repayment…



We are living under a dictatorship

Forum – Central Coast Council and its long suffering ratepayers are being rapped over the knuckles and ground into the dirt for our half a billion dollar debt, Councillors sacked…


Where are the cost reductions?

Forum – Why is the third Central Coast Council Administrator, Mr Rik Hart, not driven to reducing operating costs and minimising the rate shock to Gosford residents and businesses? The…