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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
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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
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Principal asks that children wear helmets
Woy Woy school is yet to reopen to parents and carers
New plan for Year 5 opportunity class
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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
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Real estate interest led to local development

Economic strategy to be open for public comment

Central Coast Council will open its Draft Economic Development Strategy 2020-2040 and its Economic Recovery and Resilience Framework for public comment.

The draft strategy includes a list of "priority actions" including democratising economic planning and collaborating with local industry to prepare a visitor economy growth action plan and a road map to enhance international economic engagement.

It reiterates the long-term objective that, by 2040, the Central Coast will welcome nearly 88,000 new residents, grow the economy by over $21 billion, and create over 72,000 new jobs.

The draft Framework aims to keep businesses active, support jobs, foster human capital growth, increase community outreach, and drive collaboration and innovation.

Mayor Cr Lisa Matthews said the importance of planning for future economic challenges had been underscored by the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

"Council must play its role to enable economic development that can increase local employment opportunities and provide a range of jobs for all residents."

Both documents will be available for online comment at yourvoiceourcoast.com for a 28-day-period with an analysis of the public submissions to be considered by Council's Employment and Economic Development Advisory Committee.




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