North Arm Cove Community Website

bobreidTue, 22/09/2020 - 9:44am

MidCoast Council is currently working on a project to develop a clear, consistent, region-wide planning framework. This project is called "Zoning in on our future", and it started in early 2020.

This needs to be done since the amalgamation of the three Councils (Great Lakes, Greater Taree and Gloucester) in 2016 to form MidCoast Council left Council with three different planning frameworks.

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mpicklesSat, 19/09/2020 - 8:22am

The Community Center Committee has been asked by Council to prepare a submission for upgrading of the electricity to the Center and an additional water tank. The submission will be made to the Office of Gambling Community Infrastructure Fund.

The upgrade of electricity to the Center has been on the agenda at Council for more than 2 years. Council have not been able to source funds for the upgrade which amounts to around $45,000.

We need the upgrade to provide enough electricity at the Center to operate, stoves, fridges, air conditioners, BBQ and minor appliances. Outside lighting is...

bobreidFri, 18/09/2020 - 11:09am

Those of you that are presently in the Cove should have received postcards last week from MidCoast Council asking you to get involved in developing the community plan for North Arm Cove and Carrington.

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bobreidTue, 15/09/2020 - 9:22pm

MidCoast Council prepared a comprehensive stormwater management strategy for North Arm Cove in 2017. Drainage works undertaken in the Cove are based on this strategy. 

Council has now published the strategy on its web site.

It can be accessed by clicking on the following link:

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bobreidTue, 15/09/2020 - 9:07pm

The draft minutes of the NACCAi meeting held on 29 August are attached.

1960cjjFri, 11/09/2020 - 3:51pm

Subject to weather conditions a HR is scheduled to commence 14th September from 10:00am. We have a window of a week to have this completed. As soon as ground and weather conditions allow, we will commence.

The HR will take place between Promontory Way, Muswellbrook Ave and trail to the south of North Arm Cove. 

Notice of proposal attached.


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dougkSun, 12/06/2016 - 11:13pm

The struggle for water access in North Arm Cove - including a community boat ramp and jetty - has been a long one which, until now, has always met with disappointment. For almost 50 years the Residents Association (which has over time also been known as the Progress Association and the Village Association) “water access” has been a recurring issue of concern.

Both the Walter Burley Griffin original and Henry F Halloran's subsequent early 20th century designs for "Port Stephens City" included multiple public jetties. Boat ramps in the early 20th century were not, of course, a consideration....