Central Coast Council finalist in eight categories of NSW Local Government Excellence Awards 2022

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Tuesday, 3 May 2022

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Central Coast Council has been named a finalist in eight categories of the NSW Local Government Excellence Awards. Winners will be announced on 26 May 2022.

The NSW Local Government Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding achievements across Local Government that promote innovation and improvement within the community. Central Coast Council has been named a finalist in the following categories: 

  • I&T for its Property & Rating Consolidation Project in the Partnerships and Collaboration category
  • Procurement for its role in the Hunter and Central Coast Councils Power Purchase Agreement, in the Partnerships and Collaboration category
  • Plant & Fleet for its Fleet and Driver Management Transformation project in the Innovative Leadership category 
  • Tourism for its Love Central Coast project in the Special Project Initiative category
  • Economic Development and Property for the Terrigal Boardwalk as a finalist in the Asset and Infrastructure - Over $1.5 million category
  • Economic Development for the Central Coast Economic Development Strategy in the Supporting Local Enterprise category
  • Economic Development for the Central Coast Economic Recovery and Resilience Framework in the Special Project Initiative category
  • Environment and Planning for the Little Tern Conservation Project 2021 in the Environmental Leadership category

Central Coast Council Chief Executive Officer, David Farmer, has congratulated the nominated staff and teams on their innovation and success, saying he is delighted the Council has been recognised amongst best practice in Local Government.

“The recognition as award finalists is validation of the commitment we have had in building a new Corporate Affairs Directorate focused on improving systems and processes to deliver better service for our ratepayers and residents and driving economic initiatives to enable regional growth.  Additionally, in meeting our community expectations in our care of the beautiful environment on the Central Coast,” Mr Farmer said.

“To be showcased as a top Council in NSW and have our projects within Council recognised at a state level, is a wonderful achievement.”
Central Coast Council Administrator, Rik Hart, also congratulated Council staff on their fantastic efforts, in what has been a difficult operating environment.

“These nominations are testament to staff resilience, skills and their commitment to the community, of which they are, of course, a part of themselves, to continue to deliver services and projects at such high standards.”

“Council will continue to innovate in a financially responsible, sustainable and strategic manner as we progress the organisation’s recovery,” Mr Hart said.

The 2022 NSW Local Government Awards will be held on Thursday 26 May 2022 at The Fullerton Hotel in Sydney.

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Last updated : Tue 3 May 2022