Auckland Council correcting minor issue on rates resolution
Auckland Council correcting minor issue on
rates resolution – no change to rates
Auckland Council is correcting a minor
technical issue in the setting of this year’s rates.
the 26 June Governing Body meeting, the Council voted to set
its rates immediately prior to adopting the Annual Plan,
rather than immediately after as required by the Local
Government (Rating) Act 2002.
To remove any potential
ambiguity created by this issue, Auckland Council’s
Governing Body will be asked to repeat its 2014-15 rates
resolutions as part of its ordinary meeting on 14
The resolution will not change rates as set on 26
June, and there will be no change to what appears on
people’s rates bills.
A Council spokesperson
“Unfortunately the ordering of the agenda was not
strictly in line with what is required by the Act. This
resolution will remove any potential ambiguity this may have
created. It will have no impact on the rates that were set
Auckland Council will publish a notice in
the New Zealand Herald tomorrow, pursuant to section 119 of
the Local Government (Rating) Act
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