The Wauchope Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc are delighted to share correspondence from the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (PMHC) that the Wauchope Main St Plan works are to progress in the near future.
State Government funding to the tune of $1.8 M has been made available for the project. While this funding offer was presented to Council a few months ago certain criteria required PMHC to contribute further ratepayer dollars to employ an RMS approved Project Officer which was not part of the original cost estimate.
PMHC has made representations to Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) to revise this criteria and the variation has been accepted. Council can now take the next steps to secure a Project Officer and commence with procurement of contractors.
The Wauchope Chamber highlighted the Wauchope Main St Plan as a key Agenda item and advocated on this issue this year. We thank Melinda Pavey MP - Member for Oxley and Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, RMS and PMHC for their work to progress this project and we cannot wait to see the results.
See more information on the Wauchope Main St Plan Here