There are only a few days left to submit on Tauranga City Council’s Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018-2028, with consultation closing at 4pm on Monday, 16 April.
Deputy Mayor Kelvin Clout urged residents and ratepayers to have their say on Council’s spending priorities over the next 10 years.
“We’re had an excellent response from our community so far, and we’ll use this feedback to help shape the way we manage our growing city,” Mr Clout said.
“There’s still time for people to have their say about our spending commitments, what kind of facilities they think we’ll need in years to come, or anything else they think is important for Tauranga’s future.
“So if there’s anything you’d like to share with us, make sure you submit by 4pm on Monday.”
The Council is seeking feedback on:
- Rating structure changes;
- Finding the right level of investment in public transport and roading;
- Waste and recycling options;
- Museum and library proposals;
- Elder housing provision;
- Funding for tourism, arts and culture; and
- Tsunami alerts and resilience.
“We encourage feedback on these topics, but this is also an opportunity for our communities to provide feedback on any other topic that matters to them, or to raise any issue they believe Council should look into,” said Mr Clout.
“We’ll be considering all the feedback in making our final decisions, so it’s important make the most of this opportunity.”
The consultation document outlines all these topics, as well as other items the Council is consulting on and other issues that may affect the plan over the next 10 years.
More information, including the consultation document, submission forms and a rates calculator, is on Council’s LTP webpage.
Customers can also pick up a copy of the consultation document in the customer service centre or any library, or request a copy by calling 07 577 7000.