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Dale Evans statement: New KCDC Building

Media release from Dale Evans

23 March 2012

Dale Evans, former Paraparaumu/Raumati Community Board deputy chair has fired a shot at KCDC over the costs of its proposed new building.

“I understand other councils are in discussions about sharing buildings for council administration and that seems like a good option for Kapiti also,” said Mr Evans.

Mr Evans said he had seriously considered taking out an injunction to stop KCDC from proceeding with spending over $8 million but hopes the Council will be wise enough to make that decision themselves.

“I think this is a very unwise spend especially at a time when KCDC is swimming in debt,” said Mr Evans.

Mr Evans has written to Council and to the current community board chair urging them to put a stop to this unnecessary spending.

With the probability of Kapiti being part of the new Super City as has been highlighted in the media, spending over $8 million on the council itself seems a foolish waste of ratepayers money.

Mr Evans says this represents about $175 for every man, woman and child in Kapiti.

ENDS


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