Port Stephens Council Seeks Input on Town Centre and Foreshore Strategy Nelson Bay (Tomaree Peninsula areas) by News Of The Area - Modern Media - February 16, 2017March 2, 2017 Council is calling on the community to comment on the Nelson Bay Town Centre and Foreshore Strategy. PORT Stephens Council is calling on the community to comment on a discussion paper to improve the existing Nelson Bay Town Centre and Foreshore Strategy. Since its adoption in 2012, the Nelson Bay Strategy has sought to guide the town towards becoming more attractive to tourists, the business community and residents. Group Manager of Development Services, Mike McIntosh, said that despite significant growth in the housing and construction industries in the last four years, there has been limited private investment in the town centre. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or [email protected] Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE “Council is committed to understanding why limited development has occurred, formulating ideas to improve the existing strategy, and ultimately enhancing the town centre. “We also want the community to ensure their needs are addressed in future planning,” Mr McIntosh said. With the aim to gather feedback for future amendments, the Discussion Paper – Progress of the Nelson Bay Town Centre and Foreshore Strategy identifies six key themes and 21 ideas for a better strategy. To read the paper and provide input on future plans for the town, visit haveyoursayportstephens.com.au from 13 February to 13 March 2017. Copies of the paper are also available at the following locations during normal business hours: Council’s Administration Building, 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace Tomaree Library, Town Centre Circuit, Salamander Bay Submissions can be made prior to 5pm Monday 13 March 2017 by: Email: [email protected] Online: haveyoursayportstephens.com.au Post: PO Box 42, Raymond Terrace, NSW, 2324 For more information, contact Council’s Strategy and Environment Section on (02) 4980 0141 or drop into one of the following information sessions: 4-6pm Thursday 23 February 2017 at the Ngioka Centre (cnr Victoria Parade and Dixon Drive, Little Beach, Nelson Bay) 4-8pm Friday 10 March at the Sacred Tree Markets, d’Albora Marinas.