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Week 1 begins Monday 19 June 2017

16/06/2017 2:00pm

Sounds like a plan

AP1718cvrIt might be mid-winter but our year is just beginning. Council’s rating year runs from 1 July to 30 June. Every three years we create a Long Term Plan (LTP) and every year we update our programme to match our progress and any unforeseen changes. 

View the Annual Plan

For the 2017/18 year the services you receive from us will stay the same. Our focus will be on working towards completing some major capital projects, like the ones shown below. 


Roading

  • sealed road resurfacing and improvements ($1,909,000)
Water works
  • increasing treated water storage on the Hauraki Plains ($2,800,000).
  • connecting the Kaimanawa water supply with Paeroa ($1,995,000).
  • upgrading the Waitakaruru water treatment plant ($1,000,000).
Land drainage
  • increasing the height of our stopbanks on the Hauraki Plains ($502,000).
Wastewater
  • renewing wastewater pipes in Paeroa ($1,257,000).
Community growth
  • completing the Wharf Street section of the Wharf/Mackay streetscape in Paeroa ($567,000).
  • further development of Karangahake Reserve ($517,000)
Cost of operating for 2017/18
  • Governance and leadership $3,096,000
  • Roads and footpaths $8,152,000
  • Water supply $5,924,000
  • Wastewater $3,188,000
  • Land drainage $1,026,000
  • Stormwater $785,000
  • Solid waste $548,000
  • Community services $5,886,000
  • Community development $2,100,000
  • Regulatory services $3,666,000
We’re keeping the rates down

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We’ve been able to reduce the general rate rise we had signalled in our LTP, from a 4.20% increase to a 3.69% increase.


We’ve kept our water rate increase in line with what we signalled in our Long Term Plan, which means a 2.0% increase in water rates.