Posts Tagged ‘ Waikato District Council ’

Council wards up for revamp

Apr 11th, 2019 | By
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Waikato District Council’s final proposal for representation arrangements for the next local body elections, including the shape of the district’s voting Wards and the number of Councillors elected, has been largely endorsed. The Local Government Commission said the proposed arrangements with some further minor boundary alterations, provided a good balance between both the fair and

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Library access decision disappoints

Oct 24th, 2018 | By
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Hamilton City Council’s rejection of a proposal which would have resumed library access for Waikato District Council residents is disappointing, says Waikato District Council Hukunui-Waerenga ward councillor and deputy mayor Dynes Fulton. At a closed session last Thursday, HCC turned down a $250,000 offer from WDC to re-establish library service and said it would initiate

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Speed limits on rural roads in the spotlight

Oct 15th, 2018 | By
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Locals are being urged to have their say on the speeds traffic can travel on the area’s roads, which have been found to be high-risk or that have been affected by rapid residential growth. Feedback can be given by making submissions on a Waikato District Council by-law. Submissions are open now and close on November

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Have your say at Council workshop

Sep 28th, 2018 | By
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Waikato District Council is visiting more towns in the district to hear further from its community. The first round of workshops in the north of the Waikato district had nearly 200 in attendance, Waikato District Council general manager community growth Clive Morgan said. “It was fantastic to see so many from our communities come to

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Submissions close soon on district plan

Sep 22nd, 2018 | By
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Want to have input into what you can do with your land?  The Waikato District Council is seeking submissions on its Proposed Waikato District Plan but time is running out. Submissions have been open since July 18 and close at 5pm on Tuesday 9 October 2018. The Proposed Waikato District Plan (Stage 1) establishes the

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Cheap deal has big cost

Aug 21st, 2018 | By
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The Waikato District Council wanted a cheaper deal for access to Hamilton city libraries, a move that axed the long running deal and caused an outcry.

District Council chief executive Gavin Ion told our sister site Tamahere Forum the Hamilton City Council didn’t agree with the proposed fee cut “so the negotiations ended unsuccessfully.”

But one city councillor maintains the district has ditched a good deal which was being subsidised by the city.