Maitland city Council join local and state governments in collaboration for the Hunter
Maitland city Council cements a shared commitment to collaboratively drive the delivery of the Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan 2036.
Maitland city Council has come together with the councils of Greater Newcastle and the NSW Planning and Public Spaces Minister for a virtual signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), cementing a shared commitment to collaboratively drive the delivery of the Greater Newcastle Metropolitan Plan 2036.
The Plan focuses on outcomes for the future of Greater Newcastle of a skilled workforce, increased housing, enhanced liveability, and improved connection across the Greater Newcastle area, comprising Cessnock city, Lake Macquarie city, Maitland city, Newcastle city and Port Stephens.
Mayor Loretta Baker said ‘I’m pleased to be here today on behalf of the Maitland community to sign this MOU alongside my fellow Mayors from the councils involved, along with a commitment from the NSW Government. This is a positive next step to ensure the long term successful delivery of the Plan.’
Bob Pynsent, Mayor of Cessnock city Council and Chair of the Hunter Joint Organisation said ‘The whole Hunter region benefits from meaningful collaboration between local and state governments, and signing this Memorandum of Understanding marks the commitment that we have to our growing population of diverse communities.’