Issue No. 42 - 23 March 2002
It's time to have your say on Council plans
Wanganui residents are invited to have their say about the Wanganui District Council's draft plans for the coming year and the next 10 years.
Which documents is the Council consulting on?
In the coming weeks we'll be telling you more about what's in the plans and the submission process.
You can pick up copies of any of the plans from the Council's Customer Services Desk and from the District Library from Monday, March 25.
How to have your say
You can make a submission to the plans by filling in the submission form, and attaching any additional information, or by phoning the hotline on 349 0501.
The draft plans are available for public submissions from March 25 to May 3. The Council will then consider all submissions at a series of meetings scheduled for May 21-23. People who have made a submission have the opportunity to speak about their submission to the Council at those meetings if they wish.
Following consideration of the public submissions, the Council will meet on May 28-30 to finalise the plans.
Copies of the draft plans are available from Monday, March 25 from the Customer Services Desk at the Council building, 101 Guyton Street, and from the District Library.
What's on in and around Wanganui
March 24: Schola Sacra - Easter Concert
March 28-April 1: Street Rod Nationals (30th
March 29-31: NZ Tree Crops Association Conference
More information about things to do in the Wanganui District is available from the Visitor Information Centre, 101 Guyton Street.
Vacancy - Recreation and Culture Manager
Applications close at 5.00pm on 15 April 2002.
Vacancy - Network Administrator
Applications close at 5.00pm on 25 March 2002.
Lake Wiritoa will be closed to the public on Sunday,
24 March 2002, until 12.00pm to allow the WCNITWSA to conduct national
water ski training.
The Wanganui District Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause the public.
Temporary Road Closure:
Somme Parade - Delhi Avenue to Madras Street.
Wanganui Wastewater Scheme: Separation Upper Aramoho
(Contractor - B Bullock & Co Ltd)
Wanganui District Council wishes to advise that Somme Parade, between Delhi Avenue and Madras Street, will be closed from 8.00am on Monday, 18 March 2002, until 5.00pm on Thursday, 28 March 2002, for the purpose of constructing sewer and stormwater pipelines across Somme Parade at Delhi Avenue.
A signposted detour route will be available via Delhi Avenue, Bombay Street and Madras Street.
Residents in the closed section will have vehicular access to their properties available at all times. Pedestrians and cyclists are also requested to detour via the alternative route.
The Council regrets any inconvenience caused.
Next Week's Council Meetings
Works and Transport
Finance and Administration
Works and Transport - Special
Council Meeting (Council Chamber)
The Harbour Committee's meeting scheduled for 25 March 2002
is cancelled as there is no business to transact.
Agendas are available for inspection two working days before the scheduled meeting, at the Help Desk, Municipal Office Building, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui and the Wanganui District Library.
Commencement times may be changed. Therefore, members of the public intending to attend any meeting should check the agenda or contact the Committee Co-ordinator on telephone (06) 349 0001, extension 8032, to confirm the start time. Except as noted, all meetings will be convened in Committee Room 2, Municipal Office Building, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui.