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13 September 2016 Community Capital Infrastructure Grants Presented

BMX riders at Sawtell
The latest rounds of Council’s Community Capital Infrastructure Grants were presented to the successful applicants at a presentation at the Council Chamber today (13 September).

Nine applications were approved in the first 2015/2016 round, totaling $82,400, and the balance of $117,600 was approved for a second round in February 2016. Six applications were subsequently received in the second round and four applications totaling $117,600 in funds were approved. 

These are:

  • Districts BMX Club Inc. Grant requested for a BMX Track Starting Gate upgrade. $17,000 is to be provided.
  • Coffs Harbour Men’s Shed Inc. Grant requested for Stage 1 - Construction of a slab and groundworks for a Men’s Shed Facility on Council-owned land at Howard Street. $67,500 is to be provided.
  • Sawtell Croquet Club Inc. Grant requested for construction of a new Croquet Lawn. $20,000 is to be provided.
  • Sawtell Toormina Sports Recreation Club Inc. Grant requested for a ridged, all-weather shade shelter at Rex Hardaker Oval. $13,100 is to be provided.

In the first round of the 2016/2017 programme, seven applications were received. Three of those were successful and they are to be presented with grants totalling $85,500.

  • Westside Tennis Club. Construction of new hard court for wheelchair participants and the upgrade of a sand court to synthetic grass. Funds worth $20,000 in funds have been provided.
  • Coffs Harbour Netball Association Inc.  Lighting upgrade to LED. $33,000 in funds is to be provided.
  • Coffs City United Football Club. McLean Street Oval lighting upgrade (Stage 2). A grant of $32,500 has been provided. 

 Representatives of the successful groups after the presentation