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COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - MAY 20 2020 Waimakariri District Council Services at Alert Level 2 At level 2 our service centres, libraries and aquatic centres are open to the public again. You will notice a lot of changes around when you visit our facilities that have been put in place to keep our staff and the public safe. You will be asked for your details for contact tracing purposes, numbers in our buildings may be limited, we will be asking you to keep physically distanced and there will be plenty of sanitiser on site for you to use. We are here to help. You can contact us in a number of ways: Rangiora Service Centre office@wmk govt.nz, 0800 965 468 Or search for us on facebook A lot more of our places and spaces opened for use including playgrounds, skate parks, dog parks. tennis courts, basketball courts, sports areas and boat ramps. WaimakaririDistrictCouncil Try our online options waimakariri.govtne services/online-services Snap Send Solve App. Community Facilities, like community halls, remain closed for bookings until 23 May. The delay in opening will give us time to implement contact tracing, set up changes in facilities to meet requirements and move or update bookings as needed. Update Your Details Now Your Fourth 2019/20 Dog registrations for 2020/21 are just around the corner, so it's a great time to check your details are up to date. Rates Instalment is Due If you are unsure of anything please ask a member of staff - who will be happy to help, from a distance. You can find out more about We'd like to remind you that the fourth instalment of the 2019/2020 Have your contact or address details changed? what to expect when you visit one of our facilities here waimakariri govt.nz/covid19. We're in the process of reviewing our Draft Annual Plan to make sure any rates increases are as low as possible. We're also drafting a recovery plan which will support the District bouncing back and are reviewing previous assumptions when drafting our Long Term Plan later in the year. rates is due. Have you got a new dog. or has a fury friend passed away? Service centres are now open. Please pay before 27 May 2020. If you're having difficulty paying your rates please get in touch with us to talk through suitable payment options - phone 0800 965 468, email rates@wmkgovt.nz. Penalty charges will not apply if a payment plan has been agreed. Was your dog desexed or microchipped in the last year? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you'll need to let us know. Email office@wmk.govt.nz or phone 00800 965 468. It is important that we don't make hasty decisions at this time without fully considering the consequences of this pandemic, both long and short term. The decisions we make must consider our current workload ensuring essential services continue for our community, or contribute to the strong and sustained recovery of our District. Internet/Telephone banking payments Details updated prior to 20 May will appear on the new registration forms. Intenet and telephone barking payments are welcome. Use the valuation number as a reference. If you are paying rates for more than one property, please send the remittance advices marked "internet banking" or email property valuation references and details of payment to rates@wmkgovt.nz. Upcoming Meetings Meetings will be livestreamed on the Council website and agendas will be available online two working days before the meeting. Council Draft Annual Plan The Council will meet next week to discuss the draft 2020/21 Annual Plan and the subsequent rates level for the coming year. We have listened very carefully to the feedback we have received from public both through the consultation process and various other channels. Our approach to the coming year is a carefully considered plan that looks at the whole picture to deliver what we Payments to account 01-0877-0129222-00. Payments made by Visa, MasterCard or Account2Account Payments can also be made online at waimakariri.govt.nz using Visa, MasterCard or Account2Account. Deliberations Tuesday 26 May at 9am Council Draft Annual Plan Deliberations (Continuation Day) Wednesday 27 May at 9am. need to support our community. At Alert level 2 with more people returning to work and school, there will be a lot more traffic on our roads so please play it safe, stay calm and be kind. An online fee of 220% of the total amount of the payment is charged for all payments made by credit card. Sarah Nichols Govemance Manager WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri.govt.nz ISTHICT COUNCIL COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - MAY 20 2020 Waimakariri District Council Services at Alert Level 2 At level 2 our service centres, libraries and aquatic centres are open to the public again. You will notice a lot of changes around when you visit our facilities that have been put in place to keep our staff and the public safe. You will be asked for your details for contact tracing purposes, numbers in our buildings may be limited, we will be asking you to keep physically distanced and there will be plenty of sanitiser on site for you to use. We are here to help. You can contact us in a number of ways: Rangiora Service Centre office@wmk govt.nz, 0800 965 468 Or search for us on facebook A lot more of our places and spaces opened for use including playgrounds, skate parks, dog parks. tennis courts, basketball courts, sports areas and boat ramps. WaimakaririDistrictCouncil Try our online options waimakariri.govtne services/online-services Snap Send Solve App. Community Facilities, like community halls, remain closed for bookings until 23 May. The delay in opening will give us time to implement contact tracing, set up changes in facilities to meet requirements and move or update bookings as needed. Update Your Details Now Your Fourth 2019/20 Dog registrations for 2020/21 are just around the corner, so it's a great time to check your details are up to date. Rates Instalment is Due If you are unsure of anything please ask a member of staff - who will be happy to help, from a distance. You can find out more about We'd like to remind you that the fourth instalment of the 2019/2020 Have your contact or address details changed? what to expect when you visit one of our facilities here waimakariri govt.nz/covid19. We're in the process of reviewing our Draft Annual Plan to make sure any rates increases are as low as possible. We're also drafting a recovery plan which will support the District bouncing back and are reviewing previous assumptions when drafting our Long Term Plan later in the year. rates is due. Have you got a new dog. or has a fury friend passed away? Service centres are now open. Please pay before 27 May 2020. If you're having difficulty paying your rates please get in touch with us to talk through suitable payment options - phone 0800 965 468, email rates@wmkgovt.nz. Penalty charges will not apply if a payment plan has been agreed. Was your dog desexed or microchipped in the last year? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you'll need to let us know. Email office@wmk.govt.nz or phone 00800 965 468. It is important that we don't make hasty decisions at this time without fully considering the consequences of this pandemic, both long and short term. The decisions we make must consider our current workload ensuring essential services continue for our community, or contribute to the strong and sustained recovery of our District. Internet/Telephone banking payments Details updated prior to 20 May will appear on the new registration forms. Intenet and telephone barking payments are welcome. Use the valuation number as a reference. If you are paying rates for more than one property, please send the remittance advices marked "internet banking" or email property valuation references and details of payment to rates@wmkgovt.nz. Upcoming Meetings Meetings will be livestreamed on the Council website and agendas will be available online two working days before the meeting. Council Draft Annual Plan The Council will meet next week to discuss the draft 2020/21 Annual Plan and the subsequent rates level for the coming year. We have listened very carefully to the feedback we have received from public both through the consultation process and various other channels. Our approach to the coming year is a carefully considered plan that looks at the whole picture to deliver what we Payments to account 01-0877-0129222-00. Payments made by Visa, MasterCard or Account2Account Payments can also be made online at waimakariri.govt.nz using Visa, MasterCard or Account2Account. Deliberations Tuesday 26 May at 9am Council Draft Annual Plan Deliberations (Continuation Day) Wednesday 27 May at 9am. need to support our community. At Alert level 2 with more people returning to work and school, there will be a lot more traffic on our roads so please play it safe, stay calm and be kind. An online fee of 220% of the total amount of the payment is charged for all payments made by credit card. Sarah Nichols Govemance Manager WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri.govt.nz ISTHICT COUNCIL