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What we propose in your local board area in 2021/2022

We will:

  • improve focus on play space renewals – including equipment for all ages
  • investigate the provision of a play space focused on people with differing needs
  • provide shade for play spaces
  • investigate a destination play space
  • provide more options for wheeled play for all ages.

Key areas of spend

Illustration of a palm tree in front of a marae; a rugby ball flying through the air; a child on a swing; a rubbish bin, a maunga, trees and stormwater pipe; a crane on a building site - all depicting council services and local board areas of spend.

Community services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $25.4 million

Capital spend 2021/2022: $5 million

Environmental services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $401,000

Planning services

$528,000

Governance

Operating spend 2021/2022: $1.1 million

Key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

We will advocate to the Governing Body for:

  • the Local Board Transport Capital Fund to be reinstated to the pre-COVID-19 level, and previously allocated funding to be fully restored
  • increased regional funding for the restoration of our beaches
  • funding to upgrade rural roads to urban standards.
  • use of eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable building methods, and for bringing
  • forward the construction timeframe for the Flat Bush Community Centre and Library.

What do you think?

See section six of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 Supporting Information document for more information about the priorities for your local area.

What we propose in your local board area in 2021/2022

We will:

  • improve focus on play space renewals – including equipment for all ages
  • investigate the provision of a play space focused on people with differing needs
  • provide shade for play spaces
  • investigate a destination play space
  • provide more options for wheeled play for all ages.

Key areas of spend

Illustration of a palm tree in front of a marae; a rugby ball flying through the air; a child on a swing; a rubbish bin, a maunga, trees and stormwater pipe; a crane on a building site - all depicting council services and local board areas of spend.

Community services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $25.4 million

Capital spend 2021/2022: $5 million

Environmental services

Operating spend 2021/2022: $401,000

Planning services

$528,000

Governance

Operating spend 2021/2022: $1.1 million

Key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

We will advocate to the Governing Body for:

  • the Local Board Transport Capital Fund to be reinstated to the pre-COVID-19 level, and previously allocated funding to be fully restored
  • increased regional funding for the restoration of our beaches
  • funding to upgrade rural roads to urban standards.
  • use of eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable building methods, and for bringing
  • forward the construction timeframe for the Flat Bush Community Centre and Library.

What do you think?

See section six of the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 Supporting Information document for more information about the priorities for your local area.