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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?

Tell us your thoughts on our proposed priorities for the local board area in 2021/2022 and our key advocacy initiatives – have we got it right? See feedback form question 6.

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?

Tell us your thoughts on our proposed priorities for the local board area in 2021/2022 and our key advocacy initiatives – have we got it right? See feedback form question 6.

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