ratepayers

One happy rate payer

Forum – I have some good news for Wyong ratepayers. I have just received my latest annual rate notice with a total cost of $1856, a saving of $163. Note…


Brickbats and bouquets for Operational Plan

Forum – The recently released Central Coast Council four year Operational Plan has some excellent initiatives but also some glaringly short sighted misjudgments and poor use of our scarce funds,…



Paid visitor parking at beaches on its way

Beaches at Terrigal Beach, Avoca Beach, North Avoca, Macmasters Beach, Copacabana, Forresters Beach and Wamberal are on the list of Coast beaches earmarked for paid visitor parking. Lakeside and other…


We need more detail

Forum – Central Coast Council seems content on shifting the blame for its poor financial performance on the unlawful accessing of funds from the Restricted Fund. In a letter to…





CEO $380,000 termination payment explained

Central Coast Administrator, Dick Persson, has issued a statement to explain his decision to make a $380,000 termination payment to former Chief Executive Officer, Gary Murphy. “Ratepayers’ anger about my…




Reprieve for rate payers?

Central Coast ratepayers could be in for a reprieve with State regulatory changes that allow councils to delay sending out the first quarterly rates notice for 2020-21. Central Coast Council…