Issue No. 19 - 13 October 2001
At Your Service - Emergency Management
We provide an emergency management service
How this service is provided
An Emergency Management and Civil Defence (CD) organisation
based in the Council building provides planning skills, information,
training and, in the event of an emergency, co-ordination of the response
Monitoring the service
The average ratepayer pays $17 per year.
Further information about emergency management is available from Max
Benseman at the Council office, phone 349 0001 or email email@example.com.
This information is part of the At Your Service booklet, which gives
details on all of the Council's services. You can pick up a copy of the
booklet from the Council's Help Desk, or ring the Help Desk on 349 0001
and we will post a copy to you, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
to request a copy. You can view information about each of the Council's
services on our Services pages.
The preliminary count from the 2001 local authority elections will be available on the Council's web site on Saturday, October 13.
Voting closes at midday on Saturday and the preliminary count will be on
the site some time after 4pm. It can be viewed at www.wanganui.govt.nz/results2001/.
Please note that the link will not be live until the preliminary count
The quest is on for the perfect soakpit or alternative on-site stormwater disposal method.
If you have a clever idea to dispose of your stormwater that would help other people then we would like to know.
The Council is offering prizes to people who can come up with innovative ways of stormwater disposal, including different methods of installing soakpits. The competition is open to anyone who is not in the trade and will be judged on the following criteria:
Entries must include photographs and/or drawings as well as a description suitable for publication.
The Council will be the sole judge of all entries.
Entries should be addressed to:
Stormwater Separation Co-ordinator
For a free copy of the Separation Guide, please phone the Hotline on 349 0548.
Road works at Bason Botanic Gardens until end of October
Work will begin on the road at Bason Botanic Gardens next week and may cause some disruption to traffic.
Kerbing and sealing work will be done from the entrance to the Gardens to the top of the hill. The road will remain open but there may be some minor inconvenience for traffic.
The work is expected to take several weeks, weather permitting.
Fortnightly Rural Bag Collection Contract
November 2001 - April 2002
The Council's new contractor, Budget Waste, will take over the rural rubbish bag collection from Tuesday, November 6.
Collection days remain the same, but bags will be collected fortnightly not weekly. Correctly packaged recyclables will be collected.
The Papaiti bin site will be closed and a bag pick-up point will be established on Papaiti Road.
Yellow stickers will not be valid after November 1.
The Budget Waste system offers the options of pink stickers, or blue or yellow prepaid bags.
Rural residents with excess yellow stickers are welcome to exchange these for pink stickers at the Wanganui District Council office, Treasury Services counter, 101 Guyton Street. This exchange offer is available until the end of November.
During October rural residents will receive Budget Waste leaflets about the collection dates. The Budget Waste help telephone number is 344 4201.
If you would like more information, please contact Larry Jones at the Council on 349 0001.
Creative Communities New Zealand
Local Arts Funding Scheme
Financial Assistance to Arts and Cultural Activities
TE MAHI TAHA TOI ME TE MAHI WHAKANGAHAU MO TENEI WAHI
MO NGA ROPU KEI TE PIRANGI MONI AWHINATIA MO TE MAHI
Applications for financial assistance under the Creative New Zealand Local Arts Funding Scheme are now being called for.
Approximately $16,000 is available for distribution to arts and cultural activity groups, organisations and individuals, based in the Wanganui District Council area. (Applications from individuals must indicate community rather than exclusive benefit).
To assist those wishing to apply, and who may need assistance, please contact either Keith Smith, at the District Council, or Barbara Vine at the Community Arts Centre.
Application forms are available from:
Wanganui District Council
Wanganui Community Arts Centre
Further detailed information is available from:
Mr Keith Smith
Applications close at 4.00pm on Monday, 5 November 2001
Pursuant to regulation 35 of the Local Electoral Regulations 2001, special voting documents for the Local Authority Elections to be held on Saturday, 13 October 2001, may be obtained from the Special Voting Booth, First Floor, Wanganui District Council Chambers, from Monday, 24 September 2001, to Friday, 12 October 2001, between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm daily and also Saturday, 13 October 2001, between the hours of 9.00am and noon.
Persons Entitled to Vote as Special Voters
Any elector may vote at an election or poll as a special
voter if -
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Sale of Former Plant Nursery
The Wanganui District Council wishes to sell by tender the former Council Plant Nursery located at 16 Abbot Street. The entire property is contained in a 8,896 square metre rear lot and comprises a number of structures including glasshouses, a workshop, tunnel houses, shade house and toilet block.
The Council's preference is to sell the property. However, if no tenders are received, the Council will consider other options, such as lease proposals or offers to purchase, for removal, individual structures or other items. The Tender Pack also contains the appropriate form for parties to register their interest.
Tender Packs for the property are available from the Help Desk of the Wanganui District Council, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui. Tender documents shall be completed as set out in the Terms and Conditions of Tender contained in the Tender Pack.
Tenders and Registrations of Other Interest must be posted or delivered so as to be received no later than 4.00pm, Tuesday, 6 November 2001, by:
Facsimile, telegram, telex or email copies of the tender documents will not be accepted. The highest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
Any enquiries should be directed to Joanne O'Connell, Property
Officer, Parks & Property Management Services, Wanganui District Council.
Phone: (06) 349 0542 or email email@example.com.
Contract 972: Supply of PVC Pressure Pipe
Tenders are invited for the supply of the following PVC pressure pipe.
Tender documents can be obtained from the Help Desk, Wanganui District Council, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui.
Tenders close on 16 October 2001.
Contract 971: Professional Services, Seal Extensions 2001/2002
Tenders are invited for the provision of professional services to provide engineering solutions and organise seal extensions for the following roads:
Documents are available from the Wanganui District Council's Help Desk, 101 Guyton Street, PO Box 637, Wanganui, between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Tenders, which close at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 16 October 2001, must be placed in the Tenders Box at the Help Desk, or posted to:
Tenders are to be in sealed envelopes, endorsed with the contract number, title, and Tenderer's name and address.
Fax or e-mail tenders will not be accepted, and the lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.
Prime Commercial Location
Within Wanganui's CBD, corner site on St Hill Street (arterial street) across from Cooks Gardens, adjoining public car park and walkway.
Two Council properties and one private property are available for sale as a single package by public tender. The properties comprise a total land area of 815 square metres and older but functional buildings with a combined floor area of 490 square metres.
The properties offer the buyer a unique redevelopment opportunity adding to Wanganui's fine streetscape or an investment with a potential for growth.
For an information pack on the properties and a form of tender, please contact Anne Flutey, Property Officer, Wanganui District Council phone (06) 349 0543 extn 8186; PO Box 637, Wanganui; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tenders close at the Tenders Box which is located at the
Wanganui District Council's Help Desk, 101 Guyton Street Wanganui at 4.00pm
on Tuesday, 4 December 2001. The highest or any tender not necessarily
Contract No. 955: Brunswick Road Water Treatment Plant
Tenders are invited for the above contract, which is for the construction of a new water treatment plant for the city of Wanganui.
The work includes but is not limited to excavation, drainage, concrete work, steelwork, blockwork, carpentry and roofing, chlorination, electrical controls and pumping, road works and restoration. The plant contractor shall work with another supply and installation contractor for some water treatment.
Tender documents may be obtained from 2 October 2001 at the Help Desk, Wanganui District Council, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui, between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm; phone (06) 349 0001, fax (06) 349 0000.
Tenders close with the Secretary, Tenders Board, Wanganui District Council, PO Box 637, Wanganui at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 30 October 2001.
Tenders will be evaluated by the weighted attribute method in accordance with Transfund NZ Competitive Pricing Procedures (CPP). The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.
Contract No. 956: Brunswick Road Water Main
Tenders are invited for the above contract, which is for the provision of approximately 1400m of new water main to be laid from the existing main to the Brunswick Road proposed water treatment plant.
The work includes but is not limited to trenching, installation and testing, filling and reinstatement.
Tender documents may be obtained from 1 October 2001 at the Help Desk, Wanganui District Council, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui, between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm; phone (06) 349 0001, fax (06) 349 0000.
Tenders close with Secretary, Tenders Board, Wanganui District Council, PO Box 637, Wanganui at 4.00pm on Tuesday, 16 October 2001.
Tenders will be evaluated in accordance with Transfund Competitive Pricing Procedures (CPP). The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.
Tender For Removal
Two Bedroom Stucco House
An information sheet and tender documents are available at:
The Help Desk, Wanganui District Council, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui
Tenders close 4.00pm Tuesday, 30 October 2001
Enquiries to Anne Flutey or Stephen Horn