rate rise

Resident protest expected at Council meeting

A large number of residents are expected to protest a proposed 10-15 percent rate increase outside Gosford Chambers at an extraordinary Central Coast Council meeting on February 3. Ratepayers were…


Council meeting deferred to February 3

A large number of residents is expected to protest a proposed 10-15 per cent rate increase outside Gosford Chambers at an extraordinary Central Coast Council meeting on February 3. Ratepayers…


Timeline extended for feedback on rates

Peninsula residents now have until February 1 to provide feedback to Central Coast Council on a proposed rate rise of 10-15 per cent next year. Council has extended the deadline…


Ratepayers should not bear burden

Forum – When I began getting my rates notices, I noticed I was paying for non-existent storm water drainage. I went to the Council and they said “Oh that’s for…


Second survey has a no rate rise option

Central Coast Council has issued a second survey about rate rise options following strong community feedback that there was no option in the first survey to express opposition to any…



No taxation without representation

Forum – No taxation without representation is one of the most powerful slogans in history. Yet, here on the Central Coast, an unelected and unaccountable administrator is seeking to impose…



Ratepayers respond to rate rise options

Ratepayers and residents are speaking up with their ideas on how Central Coast Council should manage its financial debt. Council invited people to take a survey on Council’s suggestions of…



Rate rise survey a cheap tactic

Forum – Central Coast Council has asked local residents to take part in community consultation in regards to the upcoming rate rise proposed to help alleviate some of the financial…



Consultation underway on a rate rise

Central Coast Council has commenced a formal community consultation for their proposed rate rise of between 10-15% to cover the repayment of restricted funds accessed over the last several years….





Labor opposes Council rates rise

Federal and State Labor MPs on the Central Coast have vowed to oppose any attempt to introduce a 10 per cent rate increase for residents, as mooted in a motion…



Rate rise on the cards

Central Coast Council held a special meeting on November 26 to give itself permission to apply for a rate rise, even though the Council hasn’t decided as yet if it…