Rates Resolutions 2019/20

Council is required to set its rates each year by resolution. The rates resolution is made at the same meeting as the adoption of the Long Term Plan or Annual Plan and Funding Impact Statement. It sets the level of each rate and the basis by which it is collected. More details are available in the Revenue & Financing Policy and Funding Impact Statement.

Moved:  Councillor Doody         Seconded:  Mayor Ayers

THAT the Council:

(a) Receives report No. 190606079783

(b) Resolves to set and assess the following rates under the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002 and in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Annual Plan 2019/20 and Funding Impact Statement for the  2019/20 year, on rating units in the Waimakariri District for the financial year commencing on 1 July 2019 and ending on 30 June 2020.

Rates are inclusive of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

All section references are to the Local Government (Rating) Act 2002.

1.        GENERAL RATES

(a)       a general rate set under Section 13 as a rate in the dollar on the rateable capital value for all rateable land; and(b)       a uniform annual general charge set under Section 15 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit.

Uniform annual general charge per rateable rating unit

$120.00

General rate in the dollar on rateable capital value

0.000501

2.        ROADING RATES

Targeted rates set under Section 16-18 comprising a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the District; and a rate in the dollar on the rateable capital value for all rateable land in the District.

Fixed amount on each rateable rating unit

$100.58

Roading rate in the dollar on rateable capital value

0.000640

3.         THONGCASTER ROAD and BROWNS ROCK ROAD SEAL EXTENSION LOAN RATE

A targeted rate set under sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the Thongcaster Road and Browns Rock Road Seal Extension rating area where a lump sum contribution has not previously been paid.

The boundary of the Thongcaster Road and Browns Rock Road Seal Extension rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 47.

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit

$354.39

4.         BARKERS ROAD SEAL EXTENSION LOAN RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the Barkers Road Seal Extension rating area where a lump sum contribution has not previously been paid

The boundary of the Barkers Road Seal Extension rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 51.

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit

$232.19

5.         EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the District.

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit

$80.59

6.         COMMUNITY PARKS AND RESERVES, BUILDINGS AND GRANTS RATES

Targeted rates set under Sections 16-18 on a differential basis according to where the land is situated and the use to which the land is put, and targeted to each rateable rating unit or separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit as follows:

Fixed amount per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit in the Town Residential category

$498.80

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the Town Commercial category

$498.80

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the Town Vacant category

$58.70

Fixed amount per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit in the Rural Residential category

$440.10

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the Rural Commercial category

$440.10

Town boundaries for Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Woodend, Oxford and Pegasus are shown on the Rating Policy Maps 1-4.

A full explanation of the differential categories is contained in the Funding Impact Statement.

7.         PEGASUS SERVICES RATE

Targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit situated in the Pegasus Town boundary.

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit

$66.22

The town boundary for Pegasus is shown on Rating Policy Map 1.

8.         COMMUNITY LIBRARY AND MUSEUMS RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the District that is used for business purposes; and each separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit in the District that is used for residential purposes.

Fixed charge per rateable rating unit used for business purposes

$185.06

Fixed charge per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit used for residential purposes

$185.06

9.         COMMUNITY SWIMMING POOLS RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the District that is used for business purposes; and per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit in the District that is used for residential purposes.

Fixed charge per rateable rating unit used for business purposes

$161.41

Fixed charge per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit used for residential purposes

$161.41

10.        CANTERBURY MUSEUM OPERATIONAL LEVY RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the District that is used for business purposes; and per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit in the District that is used for residential purposes.

Fixed charge per rateable rating unit used for business purposes

$29.10

Fixed charge per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit used for residential purposes

$29.10

11.        CANTERBURY MUSEUM REDEVELOPMENT LEVY RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit in the District that is used for business purposes; and per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit in the District that is used for residential purposes.

Fixed charge per rateable rating unit used for business purposes

$3.90

Fixed charge per separately used or inhabited part of a rateable rating unit used for residential purposes

$3.90

12.        ANIMAL CONTROL (STOCK) RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a rate in the dollar on the rateable capital value on rating units situated in the Residential 4A, Residential 4B and rural zones in the Waimakariri District Council District Plan.

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value

0.000007

13.        COMMUNITY BOARD RATES

Targeted rates set Under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit plus a rate in the dollar on the rateable capital value according to where the land is situated.

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit situated in the Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Community Board area

$21.30

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on each  rating unit situated in the Kaiapoi-Tuahiwi Community Board area

0.000011

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit situated in the Rangiora-Ashley Community Board area

$22.14

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on each rating unit situated in the Rangiora-Ashley Community Board area

0.000009

Fixed amount on per rateable rating unit situated in the Woodend-Sefton Community Board area

$28.81

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on each rating unit situated in the Woodend-Sefton Community Board area

0.000015

Fixed amount per rateable rating unit situated in the Oxford-Ohoka Community Board area

$29.02

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on each rating unit situated in the Oxford-Ohoka Community Board area

0.000008

Community Board boundaries are those in place at 1 July 2019 and are illustrated on Rating Policy Map 11.

14.        RANGIORA CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT AREA MAINTENANCE AND STREET WORKS RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on rating units situated in the Rangiora Central Business District rating area that are used for business purposes.

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value

0.0001423

The boundary of the Rangiora CBD rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 12.

15.        KAIAPOI CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT AREA MAINTENANCE AND STREET WORKS

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on rating units in the Kaiapoi Central Business District rating area that are used for business purposes.

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value

0.0002890

The boundary of the Kaiapoi CBD rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 13.

16.        PROMOTION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RATE

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a rate in the dollar on rateable capital value on each rating unit that is used primarily for business purposes.

Rate in the dollar on rateable capital value

0.00021

17.        URBAN DRAINAGE RATES

Targeted rates set under Sections 16-18 as a rate in the dollar on the rateable land value on each rating unit situated in the Rangiora, Oxford, Pegasus and Coastal Urban (Woodend, Waikuku and Pines/Kairaki) urban drainage rating areas.

Targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a rate in the dollar on the rateable land value on each rating unit situated in the Kaiapoi urban drainage rating area on a differential basis according to where the land is situated.

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rating unit on the properties in Alexander Lane that benefit directly from the private stormwater pump, to be charged in addition to the Kaiapoi urban drainage rate.

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value in the Kaiapoi urban drainage rating area excluding the Island Road rural extension

0.001850

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value in the Kaiapoi urban drainage rating area Island Road rural extension

0.000925

Fixed amount per rating unit in the Alexander Lane Drainage Rating area

$120.00

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value in Rangiora urban drainage rating area

0.0012253

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value in Coastal Urban (Woodend, Waikuku and Pines/Kairaki) urban drainage rating areas

0.0009507

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value in the Oxford urban drainage rating area

0.0006917

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value in the Pegasus urban drainage rating area

0.0014337

Rangiora Urban Drainage Rating Area is shown on Rating Policy Map 14.

Kaiapoi Urban Drainage Rating Area, including the Island Road extension is shown on Rating Policy Map 15.

Pegasus Urban Drainage Rating Area is shown on Rating Policy Map 16.

Coastal Urban Drainage Rating Area is shown on Rating Policy
Maps 17 (Waikuku and Waikuku Beach), 18 (The Pines Beach and Kairaki)
and 19 (Woodend).

Oxford Urban Drainage Rating Area is shown on Rating Policy Map 21.

Alexander Lane Drainage Rating Area is shown on Rating Policy Map 22.

18.        KERBSIDE RUBBISH AND RECYCLING COLLECTION

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per separately used or inhabited part of a rating unit within the Kerbside Collection Contract areas to which the rubbish and recycling service is available.

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount on each separately used or inhabited part of a rating unit in the Ohoka Recycling Area.

Fixed charge per separately used or inhabited parts of a rating unit to which the Kerbside Rubbish and Recycling Collection service is available

$103.00

Fixed charge per separately used or inhabited parts of a rating unit in the Ohoka Kerbside Recycling Area

$93.00

Kerbside Collection contract areas are shown on Rating Policy Maps 34-44.

The Kerbside Collection Contract areas are shown on Rating Policy Maps 34-40 and 42-44. The Ohoka Kerbside Recycling Area is shown on Rating Policy Map 41.

19.        KERBSIDE BIN RUBBISH COLLECTION

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rubbish wheelie bin provided to rating units within the Kerbside Collection Contract areas including the Ohoka Kerbside Recycling Area.

Fixed charge per 80 litre rubbish wheelie bin

$95.00

Fixed charge per 140 litre rubbish wheelie bin

$125.00

20.        KERBSIDE ORGANICS BIN COLLECTION

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per organics wheelie bin provided to rating units within the Kerbside Collection Contract areas (not including the Ohoka Kerbside Recycling Area).

Fixed charge per 80 litre organics wheelie bin

$80.00

Fixed charge per 140 litre organics wheelie bin

$110.00

Fixed charge per 240 litre organics wheelie bin

$160.00

Kerbside Collection Contract areas are shown on Rating Policy Maps 34- 40 and 42-44.

21.        WATER RATES

Targeted rates for water supply set under Sections 16-19

On a differential basis according to the provision or availability of the service, a fixed amount per separately used or inhabited part of a rating unit that is provided with an unrestricted connection to the Cust, Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Waikuku Beach, Woodend-Tuahiwi-Pegasus, Oxford Township water supplies. A fixed amount (40% of the rate for an unrestricted connection) for each unit of water supplied is set on rating units provided with a restricted connection to the above named water supplies.

A fixed amount per rating unit connected to the Summerhill, West Eyreton, Poyntzs Road, Garrymere and Ohoka restricted water supplies together with a fixed amount for each unit of water supplied.

A fixed amount per unit of water supplied from Oxford Rural No. 1, Oxford Rural No. 2 and Mandeville (including the Fernside extension) water supplies.

(1 unit of water = 1,000 litres/day).

Targeted rate for Water UV Treatment set as a fixed amount per rating unit on all rating units connected to a Council water supply.

Targeted loan rates set under Sections 16-18 on a differential basis according to the provision or availability of a service, on rating units in the Tuahiwi residential area that are serviced by the Woodend Tuahiwi-Pegasus Water Supply, where a lump sum contribution has not been paid. Loan rates are set as a fixed amount on each rating unit that is connected to the Woodend-Tuahiwi-Pegasus Water Supply, with a reduced amount payable on rating units that are not connected (pipeline share). The lower differential reflects the cost of installing the main pipeline and does not include the cost of property connections.

Targeted loan rate set as a fixed amount per rating unit in the rural land adjacent to the Tuahiwi residential area that have a restricted connection to the Woodend-Tuahiwi-Pegasus Water supply, where a lump sum contribution has not been paid.

Targeted loan rate set as a fixed amount per unit of water in the Fernside Water Loan area.

Cust

$973.70

Cust – restricted supply per unit of water

$389.48

Summerhill – per unit of water

$111.00

Summerhill – per rating unit

$1018.80

Fernside Loan Rate per unit of water

$122.50

Rangiora

$332.50

Rangiora – restricted supply per unit of water

$133.00

Kaiapoi

$209.30

Kaiapoi – restricted supply per unit of water

$83.72

Waikuku Beach

$376.80

Waikuku Beach – restricted supply per unit of water

$150.72

Woodend-Tuahiwi-Pegasus

$392.20

Woodend-Tuahiwi– Pegasus restricted supply per unit of water

$156.88

West Eyreton—per unit of water

$69.40

West Eyreton—per rating unit

$735.60

Oxford Township

$456.20

Oxford Township – restricted supply per unit of water

$182.48

Oxford Rural Water No 1 per unit of water

$480.00

Oxford Rural Water No 2 per unit of water

$408.80

Mandeville – per unit of water

$224.90

Ohoka – per unit of water

$21.88

Ohoka – per rating unit

$1,125.81

Poyntzs Road – per unit of water

$31.00

Poyntzs Road – per rating unit

$532.00

Garrymere – per unit of water

$29.65

Garrymere – per rating unit

$1,183.02

Tuahiwi residential area water connection loan rate

$667.11

Tuahiwi residential area water pipeline loan rate

$489.22

Tuahiwi rural water loan rate

$778.30

Water UV Treatment rate – per rating unit

$4.44

Tuahiwi residential area (water supply) is shown on Rating Policy Map 45.

Tuahiwi rural restricted water supply area is shown on Rating Policy Map 46.

Fernside Water Loan area is shown on Rating Policy Map 49.

Mandeville Water Supply area (including Fernside extension) is shown on Rating Policy Map 50.

22.        SEWER RATES

A targeted rate under Sections 16-18 per water closet or urinal within a rating unit connected to the Eastern Districts Sewer in Rangiora, Waikuku Beach, Woodend, Woodend Beach, Pines Kairaki, Tuahiwi, Kaiapoi, Pegasus, Swannanoa, Mandeville, Ohoka Meadows and Ohoka Utilities.

A targeted rate set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed charge per rating unit in the Oxford, Fernside and Loburn Lea sewer rating areas.

Targeted loan rates set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rating unit and as a rate per hectare of land area in each rating unit located in the Southbrook Services (Sewer) Extension Stage 1 area where a lump sum contribution was not been paid.

Targeted loan rates set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rating unit located in the Ohoka Utilities Connection Loan rating area.

Eastern Districts (Rangiora, Waikuku Beach, Woodend, Woodend Beach, Pines Kairaki, Tuahiwi, Kaiapoi, Pegasus, Swannanoa, Mandeville, Ohoka Meadows and Ohoka Utilities) per WC or urinal.

$495.30

Ohoka Utilities Connection Loan Rate

$386.98

Fernside fixed amount per rating unit

$2,307.80

Loburn Lea fixed amount per rating unit

$1,911.30

Southbrook Services (Sewer) Extension Stage 1 loan rate fixed amount per rating unit

$726.60

Southbrook Services (Sewer) Extension Stage 1 loan rate rate per hectare of land area

$4,761.65

Oxford operating rate fixed amount per rating unit

$990.20

Oxford sewer rating boundary is shown on Rating Policy Map 32.

Fernside sewer rating boundary is shown on Rating Policy Map 30.

Loburn Lea sewer rating boundary is shown on Rating Policy Map 31.

Southbrook Services (Sewer) Stage 1 Extension boundary is shown on Rating Policy Map 33.

Ohoka Utilities Connection Loan rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 48.

23.        WATER RACE RATES

Targeted rates set under Sections 16-18 as a fixed amount per rateable rating unit where the Waimakariri water race system is available assessed on a differential basis according to the area of land within each rating unit; together with a targeted rate per hectare of land area.

Small holdings for which special arrangements have been made to pipe water from this scheme are charged the special fixed charge only.

Fixed amount per rating unit (properties of over .4046 ha land area

$110.00

Fixed amount per rating unit (properties less than or equal to .4046 ha)

$105.00

Special fixed amount per rating unit for piped supply

$110.00

Area Rate (per hectare)

$6.90

24.        RURAL DRAINAGE RATES

Targeted rates for rural land drainage set under Sections 16-18 on all rating units situated within the separate rural drainage targeted rating areas:

Waimakariri Coastal Rural

20% collected as a fixed amount per rating unit and

80% by a rate per hectare of land

Cust

Rate per hectare of land

Clarkville

50% collected as a fixed amount per rating unit and

50% as a rate per hectare of land area

Oxford, Ohoka and Waimakariri Central Rural

20% collected as a fixed amount per rating unit and

80% as a rate in the dollar on the rateable land value

Loburn Lea

Rate in the dollar on rateable land value

Ohoka fixed amount per rating unit

$55.00

Ohoka rate in the dollar on rateable land value

0.0006461

Oxford fixed amount per rating unit

$25.00

Oxford rate in the dollar on rateable land value

0.0001615

Clarkville fixed amount per rating unit

$129.00

Clarkville rate on land area (per hectare)

$36.21

Waimakariri Coastal Rural fixed amount per rating unit

$47.00

Waimakariri Coastal Rural rate on land area (per hectare)

$30.38

Waimakariri Central Rural fixed amount per rating unit

$32.00

Waimakariri Central Rural rate in the dollar on rateable land value

0.0002495

Cust rate on land area (per hectare)

$20.44

Loburn Lea rate in the dollar on rateable land value

0.0023029

Ohoka Rural Drainage rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 23.

Oxford Rural Drainage rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 28 (West) and Rating Policy Map 29 (East).

Clarkville Rural Drainage rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 24.

Waimakariri Coastal Rural Drainage rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 27.

Waimakariri Central Rural Drainage rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 26.

Cust Rural Drainage rating area is shown on Rating Policy Map 25.

Loburn Lea Rural Residential Drainage Rating Area is shown on Rating Policy Map 20.

(c) Resolves that rates are due and payable by four equal instalments on the dates listed below and resolves pursuant to Sections 57 and 58 that a penalty amounting to 10% of the amount unpaid will be added to any amount of the current instalment remaining unpaid seven days after the due date of that instalment. No penalty will be applied where a ratepayer has entered into an arrangement by way of a direct debit authority and honours that arrangement so that all current years rates will be paid in full by 30 June in that year.

Instalment         Due Date                               Penalty Charge Applies

1                   20 August 2019                      27 August 2019

2                   20 November 2019                 27 November 2019

3                   20 February 2020                   27 February 2020

4                   20 May 2020                          7 May 2020

(d) Resolves pursuant to Sections 57 and 58 a penalty charge amounting to 10% of the amount of unpaid rates from previous financial years, remaining unpaid at 1 July 2019 will be added on 2 July 2019 and a further penalty charge of 10% will be added on 6 January 2020 to rates for previous years still remaining unpaid as at 1 January 2020.

(e) Resolves pursuant to Section 55, a discount amounting to 4% of the general rate, uniform

annual general charge, roading rates, community parks and reserves, buildings and grants rate, community library and museums rate, community swimming pools rate, Pegasus services rate, Canterbury Museum operational levy rate and Canterbury Museum redevelopment levy rate, will be allowed if the total year’s rates and charges assessed, including those rates collected on behalf of the Canterbury Regional Council are paid in full by 27 August 2019.

(f) Resolves that rates shall be payable by cash, cheque or eftpos (debit card) at any of the following places during office opening hours:

Rangiora Service Centre, 215 High Street, Rangiora

Kaiapoi Service Centre, 176 Williams Street, Kaiapoi

Oxford Service Centre, 34 Main Street, Oxford

Or by using on-line banking, e-payments, direct credit or direct debit facilities established by the Council.

(g) Resolves to set the following Lump Sum Contributions for the early repayment of loans.

  1. SOUTHBROOK SERVICES (SEWER) EXTENSION STAGE 1 LUMP SUM   CONTRIBUTIONS

Lump sum contributions towards the early repayment of the Southbrook Services Extension Loans on all rating units in the Southbrook Services (Sewer) Extension Stage 1 rating area where an election has been made to pay a lump sum contribution in accordance with Section 117H and the Capital Project Funding Plan.

Fixed Lump Sum Contribution fixed amount per rating unit

$4,730.02

Variable Lump Sum Contribution rate per hectare of land area

$30,997.76

Southbrook Services (Sewer) Stage 1 Extension boundary is shown on Rating Policy Map 33

CARRIED