The petition to the NSW State Legislature calling for State Legislature to ask the Minster for Local Government to order a pause on the Gordon Street development and deeper analysis and consideration of other alternatives reached it’s goal of ten thousand signatures in under three weeks yesterday.
The Citizens Voice group that is behind the petition informed the Coffs Coast Outlook yesterday that at mid-afternoon on Thursday 5 September just over 10,000 signatures had been received with some petitions still to be collected.
Petition organisers, in an email yesterday, also signaled they will leave petitions out in the community so as to achieve even more signatures if possible stating they had never seen the Coffs Harbour community so united on an issue.
Outlook received many online comments and emails about the proposed Cultural Centre and new Council Chambers along similar lines including the following photo shopped picture.
The petition has also driven a lot of comment on social media such as Facebook……..