Process re Council Vacancy
The council is now faced with the sad task of replacing Cr
Raffills on the Auckland City Council.
On August 24, 2000
it will be considering this matter.
The options are that
the council hold a by-election, or appoint a person
qualified to be elected to the council.
(To qualify a
person must be over 18 years and on the electoral
Should the council choose against an election and
to appoint a person instead, there is provision in the Local
Government Act for 5 percent of the electors of the
Avondale/Roskill ward to require the council to hold a
For more information please contact: Steve
McDowell, Democracy Services Manager, 307
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