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Collapse Issue 496:<br />15 Jun 2020<br />_____________Issue 496:
15 Jun 2020
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On-demand commuter bus service stops abruptly
Council resists campaign for soap in public toilets
Keep coral trees, says shade tree group
Ownership mistake discovered
Registered clubs re-open to limited numbers of patrons
Her own teeth, a sense of humour and an able body
Landcare group seeks answers about damaged trees
Parking meters removed from implementation plan
Proposed swimming pool removal prompts action
Hardy's Bay hall re-roofed
Closing date extended for comment on facilities policy
'Play space' strategy online soon
Library offers select and collect service
Economic strategy to be open for public comment
Holstein elected to fire management committees
Local picnic spots miss out on Council listing
Safety concerns recorded for Peninsula schools
John Della Bosca honoured for service to public health
Friendship led to career seeking social justice
Peninsula more vulnerable than average to job losses
Check for unclaimed money, says Crouch
Council and national park campsites reopen
Umina PCYC plans to resume classes
Coronavirus puts damper on 70th birthday celebrations
Designs wanted
Peninsula records low rainfall in wettest month
Mutu St upgrade was needed
Exhaust all public transport and current parking options
Council's parking essay must make us all tremble
Planning Statement raises two queries
Issues keep circulating on planner merry-go-round
Planning vacuum fails to consider flooding
Principal asks that children wear helmets
Woy Woy school is yet to reopen to parents and carers
New plan for Year 5 opportunity class
Digital scoreboard installed at Woy Woy oval
Roosters expect to field three teams this season
Netball association frustrated by lack of clear guidelines
Charity bowls expected to resume soon
Leisure Centre re-opens for exercise
Pretty Beach tennis court reopens
Real estate interest led to local development

Mutu St upgrade was needed

I wish to take this opportunity to rebuff comments made by Brian Raffa, Woy Woy, (Forum, Peninsula News, 1 June 2020) in relation to the upgrading of Mutu St, Woy Woy.

Firstly, I would like to point out that the majority of funding came from the Federal Government granted to Central Coast Council for use to improve drainage and roadworks on the Woy Woy Peninsula.

This small street, which is only 110 metres long, has only had potholes filled with bitumen for the past 30 years.

Businesses in that street employ about 200 people.

Rates paid by business owners are three times more than residential rates.

Residents dropping merchandise to the Salvation Army op shop were being fined for illegal parking because there were no defined parking spaces.

There were more than 250 pothole patches on the road before it was upgraded.

I would like to thank our Federal Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks, for this funding and those in Council who approved the works.

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