Building, fixing, and maintaining

community facilities and spaces

The Coast is a hive of activity with Council infrastructure works continuing to upgrade, renew, maintain and improve community facilities, services and open space green areas.

Urban stormwater channel maintenance, Woy Woy June 2022

14 June 2022

 

CENTRAL Coast Council CEO, David Farmer said Council has remained committed to the delivery of essential services and key projects, even as we managed the financial challenges.

 

“In recent months we have delivered a new sports amenities building at Woy Woy, improved playspace accessibility with new pathways, removed 191 tonnes of waste from gross pollutant traps to keep it from entering the waterways, undertook roadside vegetation along Wyong Road, filled over 32,000 potholes and removed tonnes of debris from the beaches following the intense rainfall events,” Mr Farmer said.

 

“This month, Council is progressing works from the south to the north of the Central Coast on roads, at sports facilities and fields, playspaces and reserves, leisure centres, and libraries.”

 

Some of the works underway in June include:

 

•Tuggerawong shared pathway (Tuggerawong Road along the foreshore from February Street to Palmer Street) - new shared path construction.

 

Library maintenance and improvement works at Toukley, Tuggerah, Kincumber, Lake Haven, Woy Woy and Bateau Bay. Works include upgrades to Toukley library to enable the trial of an innovative Library@yourtime program so community members can access the library outside of the normal staffed opening hours.

 

Upgrade of sports lighting, drainage and irrigation infrastructure at 16 local sports grounds. Funded by NSW Government.

 

Renewal and replacement of play equipment at six playspaces to provide safe, engaging and improved play equipment, with accessible features - Ross Park Playspace (Avoca Beach), Woolmers Crescent Playspace (Mardi), Hylton Moore Oval Playspace (East Gosford), Palm Gully Park Playspace (North Avoca), Turo Reserve Playspace (Pretty Beach) and Jirramba Reserve Playspace (Saratoga). Funded by Australian Government.

 

Upgrade public toilets and change facilities with new amenities building at Macmasters Beach. Funded by NSW Government.

 

Upgrade of change room and toilet facilities Grant McBride Baths and the construction of the new Visitor Information Centre, The Entrance.

 

Urban stormwater channel maintenance works in Wyoming, Woy Woy, Point Clare, Copacabana, Umina, Tascott and Narara to ensure stormwaters run effectively without obstruction.

 

Major water and sewer infrastructure upgrades for Gosford CBD which will support economic and population growth by providing critical new water and sewer infrastructure for the CBD. Funded by NSW Government.

 

Davistown and St Huberts Island Vacuum Sewer Refurbishment to improve the reliability and resilience of the system.

 

•Several road upgrades or improvements at specific streets in Avoca Beach, Berkeley Vale, Budgewoi, Copacabana, Davistown, East Gosford, Empire Bay, Erina, Gosford, Long Jetty, North Avoca, and Mardi.

 

 For more information on projects underway in June, go to Council’s website, centralcoast.nsw.gov.au.

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