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Farewell Dick

On Wednesday, May 12, Dick Persson officially stepped down as Administrator of Central Coast Council after serving six months at the helm as Council set about clawing its way back…



Avoid blaming the easy targets

Forum – So much has been written about the financial crisis that has occurred with our local government. Many have fallen into the trap, perhaps gratuitously, of joining a witch…



A big week for Council

New Chief Executive Officer, David Farmer, started work on the Coast on Monday, April 12, starting off a big week for Central Coast Council. He was welcomed by Parliamentary Secretary…


Reprieve for Status of Women Advisory Committee

Central Coast Council’s Status of Women Advisory Committee has had a reprieve. Former Gosford Councillor Vicki Scott, who was instrumental in setting up the committee in 2005, has applauded Council’s…


Major changes to Council committees proposed

The Status of Women’s Advisory Committee would disappear under a Central Coast Council proposal that goes to the March 23 meeting for a decision by the Administrator, Dick Persson. Also…





Administrator lets fly

State Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch, has come under fire from Central Coast Administrator, Dick Persson, during a speech that also targeted former Mayor Jane Smith and sacked CEO Gary…





Council debt reduced by $107M

Central Coast Council’s total actual debt is now down to $458M, it has been revealed. Administrator, Dick Persson, had forecasted a $565M debt in his 30 day report last December…



An interview with Dick Persson

Central Coast Administrator Dick Persson has urged residents to access all available information before “banging the drum” in protest of Council’s financial mitigation measures. In an exclusive interview with Central…