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Vale Bob Ward

Former Gosford Deputy Mayor Dies

Vale Bob Ward RDAC

Former Gosford Deputy Mayor and Deputy Chair,Regional Development Australia Central Coast, Bob Ward has sadly passed away.

He moved to the Central Coast in 1982and his experience includes accounting, finance, real estate and training.

He was elected to Gosford City Councilin September, 2012 and was Deputy Mayor for 2 years. He reverted to the role of Councillor in September 2014. This role ceased when the council was dissolved in May 2016 as part of the amalgamation of Gosford and Wyong Councils. During his time as a Councillor, Bob was Chairman of council’s Employment and Economic Development Committee and continues to focus on the region’s growth. 

Bob was appointed, as one of the Central Coast Council's two representatives, on the Hunter and Central Coast Joint Regional Planning Panel in June, 2016. He was also a member of Central Coast Council’s Local Representation Committee and Chairman of council's Community Working Group.

Member for Robertson Lucy Wicks tweeting 'So sad to hear of the passing of former Gosford Deputy Mayor Bob Ward, a man always thinking of others and an advocate for the Central Coast'.