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Glen Innes moving into the future

Glen Innes moving into the future

Auckland City Council have adopted the Glen Innes into the future strategy and will begin developing an implementation plan in line with the vision and objectives of the new strategy.

The strategy provides a framework to guide the growth and revitalisation of Glen Innes and was developed following feedback from extensive community consultation.

Actions outlined in the strategy document guide and manage the effects of growth within Glen Innes and focus on retaining and enhancing the valued aspects of the community and the environment.

“In developing and honing this strategy we have addressed several issues raised by the community,” says chairperson of the City Development Committee, Councillor Juliet Yates.

Concerns raised during consultation have been addressed with the development of key actions points which focus on: the town centre housing public transport traffic and roading community facilities and open spaces community networks public safety and security the environment.

“This strategy and the associated key action areas are in keeping with Auckland City’s policy to actively work toward building stronger communities,” she says.

A staged implementation plan will be developed to meet the needs of the growing population in Glen Innes, and is intended to provide certainty to the community in respect of the council’s intentions.

“This is an important liveable communities project and we intend to work hand-in-hand with the Glen Innes community to ensure that the residents and business owners are fully informed about the implementation of this strategy,” she says.

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