Maitland council to throw hat in the ring for dog park, playground and pathway funding

Run doggo: Five off leash dog exercise parks could receive funding.

Run doggo: Five off leash dog exercise parks could receive funding.

Maitland City Council will apply for more than $2m worth of funding from the state government, to go towards dog parks upgrades, a playground revamp and pathway works.

Councillors voted in favour of lodging applications for the projects through the NSW government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund, with the application to include $597,000 for upgrades to five off leash dog exercise area around Maitland, $559,000 for improvements to Bakers Brickyard Playground in Raworth, and $950,000 for further stages of the shared pathway between Gillieston Heights and Maitland. 

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