Issue No. 84 - 11 January 2003
At Your Service - Footpaths, berms and walkways
We provide footpaths
How this service is provided
Monitoring the service
Durie Hill Elevator charges are:
Further information is available from Ian McGowan, phone 349 0001, email Ian McGowan.
What's on in and around Wanganui
January 11: Suzuki Super Cross Spectacular
January 11-12: Water Skiing - Wanganui Goldstar
January 11: Rivercity Markets
January 11: Whanganui River Flea Market
To January 12: Chess Championships
January 12: NZ Opera School Grand Finale Concert
January 12: "G Shock World Teams Demolition
To January 31: DoC horizons.mw Summer Nature
More information about things to do in the Wanganui District is available from the i-Site Wanganui Visitor Centre, 101 Guyton Street.
Lake Wiritoa closure
Lake Wiritoa will be closed to the public from Sunday, 5 January 2003, until Sunday, 12 January 2003, inclusive to allow for the NZ Tournament Water Ski Association's elite coaching week and the Wanganui Goldstar Tournament.
The beach area of the lake will remain open for passive recreation.
The Council apologises for any inconvenience this may cause the public.
Notice of proposed temporary road closure to vehicular traffic
The Wanganui Road Rodders, for the purpose of the annual drag event, propose to close Taupo Quay from Heads Road near Suzuki corner to Carlton Avenue and also Pacific Place on Sunday, 23 February 2003, from 6.00am to 6.00pm.
During the closure, provision will be made for ordinary vehicular traffic which would otherwise use Taupo Quay.
Any person objecting to the proposed road closure should lodge notice of his/her objections and grounds thereof in writing before 26 January 2003 at the Wanganui District Council, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui.
Special consultative procedure
Permanent liquor ban - central business area
Public notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 709(F) of the Local Government Act 1974 that the Wanganui District Council at a Special Meeting on Monday, 9 December 2002, resolved:
To implement the proposed Permanent Liquor Ban, under Section 709C of the Local Government Act 1974, stipulating that:
(i) The consumption, bringing and possession of liquor in a public place is prohibited on specified days, and
(ii) The specified days are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of each week, 24 December, 26 December and 31 December, from 7.00pm to 7.00am the following day, the time period starting on each specified day, and
(iii) The Permanent Liquor Ban will be in force on public places as specified under Section 709B of the Local Government Act 1974, including:
within the area defined on the map and described as all public places including streets, service lanes, lanes and footpaths, car-parks, parks and reserves within the area bounded by and including the Wanganui Town Bridge, Taupo Quay, Wilson Street, Guyton Street, St Hill Street, Ingestre Street, Wilson Street, Bassett Street, Nelson Street, Dublin Street, Castlecliff Branch Railway Line, London Street, Wicksteed Street, Cameron Terrace, Bell Street and Market Place.
Click here to view the map (74 Kbs).
AND THAT in accordance with Section 709(F)(3) of the Local Government Act 1974, the Liquor Ban come into force on 24 December 2002.
Community organisations are advised that applications for Council funding (Community Contracts) for the 2003/2004 financial year (1 July-30 June) are now being called.
'Community Contracts' is the Council's funding scheme to community organisations, within the Wanganui District, which offer a service with positive benefits and outcomes to the community, in line with Council activities.
They must be applied for on a specific application form which is available, along with Explanation Notes and an Information Pamphlet, at the District Council Office, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui.
A seminar will be held to assist organisations that wish to apply for a Community Contract. The seminar will explain the general outline of the scheme, provide details of the guidelines and criteria to be applied, and answer queries concerning the scheme. Application forms will be available at the seminar.
Seminar: Wednesday, 22 January 2003 at 7.00pm
Venue: Conference Room, Westpac Trust Stadium Cooks Gardens
Further information is available from:
Keith Smith, Community Liaison Officer; telephone 349 0001, extension 8062, fax 349 0523, email Keith Smith.
Applications close at 4.00pm Monday, 10 February 2003.
Wanganui Rural Community Board
The meeting commences at 2.00pm in Committee Room 2, 1st Floor, Municipal Office Building, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui.
Agendas are available at the Customer Services Counter, Municipal Office Building, 101 Guyton Street, Wanganui and the Wanganui District Library two working days prior to the meeting.
The Council welcomes members of the public to attend its meetings.