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The Fencing of Swimming Pools Act was introduced to protect young children from the danger of drowning.
The Council has 112 units in Kaiapoi, Oxford, Rangiora and Woodend for people over 65 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.
The Council approved a recommendation to establish the Waimakariri Public Arts Trust at their meeting on 6 August 2019, following the development of an 'Art in Public Places' policy in 2015.
This policy provides a framework for the acquisition, installation, placement and maintenance of public space artworks across the Waimakariri District.
A minimum of five and a maximum of seven Trustees will make up the Board, including two Councillors as Council appointed Trustees. It will be a Charitable Trust, set up as a Council controlled organisation. The Trust Deed also allows for the Landscape Architect, from the Council's Greenspace Team, to be an advisory Trustee. Applications for trustees closed on Monday 16 September.
Trustees are volunteers who give up their time and skills voluntarily, and their primary responsibilities are to manage the Art in Public Places policy, and foster a wide range of art in public places. The Trust may also facilitate funding applications, and can commission art work. The Trust will minimise cost to ratepayers by seeking independent funding via donations and applications to funding agencies.
Trustees would be required to attend monthly meetings, be present at the annual AGM and to attend events associated with the Waimakariri Art in Public Places Trust.
The purpose of the 'Art in Public Places' policy is to:
The criteria for considering suitability for appointment of a Trustee is detailed in Schedule A of the Trust Deed, and considers the following attributes:
For more information, contact Chris Brown, Manager Community and Recreation by email or phone 0800 965 648.