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Annual Plan submissions open today

Media release

13 April 2004 04 13

Annual Plan submissions open today

Waitakere City’s 2005-2005 draft Annual Plan is open for submissions from today (April 13) until 5pm on 13 May.

The draft Annual Plan 2004-2005 can be viewed and submissions made, online at waitakere.govt.nz. Hard copies of the plan – copies of the submission form - are available for viewing in libraries, the New Lynn Council Service Centre, Citizens’ Advice Bureaux community centres and Waitakere City reception..

A 50 page Summary of the Annual Plan is also available.

Residents wishing to have their own copy of either the draft Annual Plan document or the Summary document, can obtain them through Waitakere City libraries or by calling the Waitakere City Council Call Centre on 839 0400.

The 180-page draft Annual Plan offers the Council’s proposed work programme and budget for the next financial year, for public comment. People wishing to make submissions may do so in any written form, but submission forms are available in the documents, online, from Waitakere City Civic Centre, Waipareira Avenue, Henderson or by calling the Council’s call centre.

Submitors wish to speak to their submission must indicate this in their written submission and they will be allocated a time during the council hearings between 4 June to 18 June
The Long term Council Community Plan (LTCCP) was adopted last year and forecasts the Council’s planned work programme, approximate costs and sources of income for the 10 years 2003 to 2013. Significant variations from the LTCCP in each year’s annual plan, must be publicly notified.

The LTCCP established priorities including transport, education, public safety, environmental protection, building better town centres.

This draft Annual Plan is the Council’s work programme and budget for year two of the LTCCP.


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