Representation Arrangements Appeal Hearing
30 November 2012
Representation Arrangements Appeal
On December 6 a Local Government Commission
hearing will take place in the Waikato District Council
chambers at Ngaruawahia. The hearing will consider two
appeals to the council’s final representation arrangements
proposal, which was adopted on August 9.
which is open to the public, begins at 2 pm with the council
outlining the review process and reasons for its decisions
regarding final representation arrangements. This will be
followed by the two appellants to the Council’s
The Commission has until April 11, 2013 to make
its decision on the appeals.
The council commenced a
review of its representation arrangements in February 2012.
The result of the review was a proposal to reduce the number
of councillors from 13 to 14, and the number of wards from
11 to 10.
Two appeals to the council’s decision were
received by the deadline of September 10, with both
appellants advising they wished to appear before the
Commission in support of their appeal.
For more on the
representation arrangements process see http://www.waikatodc.govt.nz/Your-Council/Elections.aspx
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