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Council congratulated on exceptional performance

24 April 2014


Council congratulated on exceptional performance

Palmerston North City Council has been congratulated by the Minister for the Environment the Hon Amy Adams, for its exceptional resource consent processing performance.

“I am pleased to note that your Council has processed a high percentage of your resource consents within the statutory timeframes for processing consent applications,” Hon Amy Adams said. “I wish to congratulate Palmerston North City Council on this achievement.”

“The Government is creating a resource management system that is more certain, less costly and enables growth, while protecting core environmental standards which are critical to New Zealand. Your Council’s excellent performance in processing consent applications on time contributes to the achievement of this goal.”

Council’s chief executive Paddy Clifford said he was very pleased his staff had received this recognition by Minister Adams for their good work in processing resource consents.

“My staff work very hard at meeting timelines and standards required in the area of the Resource Management Act and to receive this praise is a credit to their commitment to the Council and the city at large,” he said.


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