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    Playspace renewals: 9 completed, 1 underway and 3 more announced
    Central Coast Council is pleased to announce the completion of nine playspace renewals across the Coast, with another underway and scheduled for completion by early July 2024.
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    Avoca Lagoon water main replacement works
    As part of our commitment towards delivering quality water and sewer infrastructure across the region, Central Coast Council Water and Sewer are working with Eire Construction to replace the water transfer trunk main under Avoca Lagoon. Using trenchless technology, boring underneath the lagoon has commenced to construct the new main. Works will primarily be between Heazlett Park and Lake Street, Avoca. The alignment of the watermain has been designed to completely bypass the Bareena Wetland where the Green and Golden Bell Frogs breed. This upgrade is essential as the water main supplies the Copacabana Reservoir and is critical for supplying water to the residents of North Avoca, Avoca Beach, Copacabana and Macmasters Beach. There will be limited access for users of these areas while Council is working on site.
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    Local housing strategy developed to address challenges on the Central Coast
    The Local Housing Strategy recognises our region’s housing challenges and outlines a number of ways to address these in the short term and through to 2041.A Central Coast Local Housing Strategy has been developed with feedback from community engagement, to address the local housing challenges impacting our community and region, including:•    continued rapid population growth•    a shortage of low-cost rental accommodation•    lack of housing diversityA coordinated approach across all levels of government and the private sector is required to support diverse and sustainable housing on the Central Coast, and respond to community concerns.Our Local Housing Strategy outlines Council’s role and sets the agenda for work that we will undertake in the coming years to address these challenges at a local level - in a coordinated and collaborative way.Council activities will support and encourage the responsible delivery of additional housing that’s diverse, affordable and resilient to climate changes with suitable protection of community green spaces and the environment.
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    Central Coast Council launches new Street Design Guideline to enhance public spaces
    Central Coast Council is excited to introduce the Street Design Guideline (Guideline) and Landscape Works Specifications, a comprehensive framework designed to transform the design and development of streets and civic spaces across our towns and neighbourhoods.The draft Guideline, which was on exhibition for community feedback, was adopted at Council’s Ordinary May meeting, and lays out both the visionary and technical criteria necessary to create greener, safer, and healthier streets throughout the Central Coast.Council Acting Director Environment and Planning, Luke Sulkowski, said well-designed streets can create a strong sense of place and strengthen the bonds within our neighbourhoods and towns.“Community feedback on the draft Guideline, indicated support for vegetated, shaded streetscapes, more seating and designs that safely cater for the rise in alternative modes of transport.“Streets form a significant part of urban public spaces and play multiple roles beyond providing transportation routes.
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  • Rocky cliff with the coast town of Terrigal Central Coast in the background
  • A person walking through Strickland State Forest, Central Coast New South Wales
  • Aerial view of Ettalong Beach in Central Coast, New South Wales
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