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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has a range of community buildings available for hire for recreational activities, events, meetings and private functions.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 60 with limited means.
You can share your views about the Council's plans and projects by making a submission.
The Waimakariri District Council is one of the largest employers in the Waimakariri District and has become an employer of choice.
Over 3,100 of you made a
submission in the recent Waste Management and Minimisation consultation where
we sought feedback on how many choices should be offered to people for a
kerbside collection. This was a record
response for a Waimakariri District Council consultation, and represented a
fantastic effort from the community.
Based on the number of submissions
received, it was obvious that many of you had strong views on the proposed
Councillor Robbie Brine, Portfolio
Holder for Solid Waste says, “The level of interest from the public was
incredible and we are really pleased to see people taking the time to respond
and for sharing their views with us.
This is a really important issue for the community.”
Here are the numbers based on what
you shared with us:
Option A – One Standard Service
Option B – Two service choices
Option C – Four service choices
From the submissions made, over
2,600 have been taken into account by Council as permitted under government
legislation. The remainder either were late
submissions, did not contain an option choice, were anonymous and so could not
be counted, or were duplicate submissions.
Anonymous submissions could not be
considered because there was no way of knowing whether they were duplicates or
We are now moving to the next
stage of the process and will hear from those 35 individuals or organisations
who requested to present their submissions to Council in person.
A Hearing Panel will consider the
feedback received through the consultation process over two days on Monday 28
August and Thursday 31 August. Both public hearings will be held in the Council
Chambers at 215 High Street Rangiora starting at 4.30pm. The deliberations hearing will take place on
Monday 4 September at 4.30pm in the Function Room at the Rangiora
After considering all written and
verbal submissions, the Hearing Panel will make recommendations to the full Council
at its meeting in November. The kerbside collection service that the Council
approves will be put into the final Waste Management and Minimisation Plan and
the Council’s draft Long Term Plan. The
Long Term Plan consultation is in 2018 and there will be another opportunity
for people to make submissions about the proposed level of service during that
For more information, you can read
the report here. And background information
about the consultation can be found here.
Contact: Kitty Waghorn
Phone: 0800 965 468