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COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - 3 JUNE 2020 Waimakariri District Council Update on Annual Plan and Rates Last week the Council deliberated on the Draft Annual Plan 2020/21. This was revised and significant changes were made to the plan and the budgets in direct response to COVID-19. Recycling Contamination Three truckloads of recycling had to be dumped at the landfil last week due to contamination - caused by people putting non-recyclable items in recycling bins. If you're not sure how or where to start, this list of community support resources is a great place to begin and it includes networks who offer support with money concems, mental health, legal advice, talking with children about COVID-19 and much more. You can find it on The priority was to keep rates increase as low as possible and still maintain levels of service. The proposed rates increase was 4% which has been reduced to 1.5%. To get to this point has required a balancing act in trying to ease the pressure on our residents while still being able to focus on the longer term economic recovery of the District. We're asking everyone to make a conscious effort to ensure only clean cardboard, paper, tin and aluminium cans, glass bottles, and rigid plastic bottles and containers marked with the numbers 1, 2 or 5 go in the yellow wheelie bin and the bins at transfer stations. All lids. tops and soft plastics go in the rubbish. our website: waimakariri.govt.nz/community community-infomation This was achieved by a significant reprioritisation of over $10m of capital works to outer years, lowering repayments to the carthquake loan. and a line-by-line review of all budgets. It also included a remuneration freeze for staff, cuts on Rating Information Database Available for Inspection Community Facilities Our Community Facilities re-opened last week which is great news for the groups, clubs, businesses and organisations that use these spaces. We will only be opening to existing bookings. To make sure we keep everyone using our facilities safe we have some new protocols to be followed and changes on-site to help with this. training budgets and new positions have been deferred. With that said we will continue some The Waimakariri District Council and Environment Canterbury (Waimakariri District properties only) Rating Information Database is available for inspection. The Rating Information Database may be viewed for free at the Council's Rangiora Service Centre, 215 High Street, Rangiora between the hours of 8.30am to Spm, Monday to Friday. excluding public holidays. The Rating Information Database (rating information only) may be viewed on the Council's website waimakariri.govt.nz. The Rating Information Database contains a record of all infommation required for setting and assessing rates. capital works projects as many of these projects are underway and help support the local economy. keep local businesses going and local people in local jobs. The Council are also keenly awaiting more information about the shovel ready project list it submitted to central govemment which includes roading projects, Kalapoi stormwater and flood protection, drinking water infrastructure, and big picture projects like the Wheels to Waipara cycleway and the Woodend Bypass How to get Help We've been working with a wide range of community organisations and social service providers to pull together a resource for residents who may need some support or advice in what can be tough times. Changes to plastic recycling. We only take rigid plastic types 1, 2 & 5. rethink recycling The plastic type is usually shown on bottom of the container - if in doubt, throw it out We are here to help. You can contact us in a number of ways: Remember - recycling should be clean and loose, not squashed or bagged - Rangiora Service Centre officewmk.govt.nz. 0800 965 468 Or search for us on facebook @WaimakarinDistrictCouncil Lids, tops, triggers and soft plastics go in the rubbish. Try our online options waimakariri.govt.nz/ services online-services Snap Send Solve App. WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri govt.nz/rethinkrubbish WAIMAKARIRI bisTRICT COUNCIL waimakariri.govt.nz COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - 3 JUNE 2020 Waimakariri District Council Update on Annual Plan and Rates Last week the Council deliberated on the Draft Annual Plan 2020/21. This was revised and significant changes were made to the plan and the budgets in direct response to COVID-19. Recycling Contamination Three truckloads of recycling had to be dumped at the landfil last week due to contamination - caused by people putting non-recyclable items in recycling bins. If you're not sure how or where to start, this list of community support resources is a great place to begin and it includes networks who offer support with money concems, mental health, legal advice, talking with children about COVID-19 and much more. You can find it on The priority was to keep rates increase as low as possible and still maintain levels of service. The proposed rates increase was 4% which has been reduced to 1.5%. To get to this point has required a balancing act in trying to ease the pressure on our residents while still being able to focus on the longer term economic recovery of the District. We're asking everyone to make a conscious effort to ensure only clean cardboard, paper, tin and aluminium cans, glass bottles, and rigid plastic bottles and containers marked with the numbers 1, 2 or 5 go in the yellow wheelie bin and the bins at transfer stations. All lids. tops and soft plastics go in the rubbish. our website: waimakariri.govt.nz/community community-infomation This was achieved by a significant reprioritisation of over $10m of capital works to outer years, lowering repayments to the carthquake loan. and a line-by-line review of all budgets. It also included a remuneration freeze for staff, cuts on Rating Information Database Available for Inspection Community Facilities Our Community Facilities re-opened last week which is great news for the groups, clubs, businesses and organisations that use these spaces. We will only be opening to existing bookings. To make sure we keep everyone using our facilities safe we have some new protocols to be followed and changes on-site to help with this. training budgets and new positions have been deferred. With that said we will continue some The Waimakariri District Council and Environment Canterbury (Waimakariri District properties only) Rating Information Database is available for inspection. The Rating Information Database may be viewed for free at the Council's Rangiora Service Centre, 215 High Street, Rangiora between the hours of 8.30am to Spm, Monday to Friday. excluding public holidays. The Rating Information Database (rating information only) may be viewed on the Council's website waimakariri.govt.nz. The Rating Information Database contains a record of all infommation required for setting and assessing rates. capital works projects as many of these projects are underway and help support the local economy. keep local businesses going and local people in local jobs. The Council are also keenly awaiting more information about the shovel ready project list it submitted to central govemment which includes roading projects, Kalapoi stormwater and flood protection, drinking water infrastructure, and big picture projects like the Wheels to Waipara cycleway and the Woodend Bypass How to get Help We've been working with a wide range of community organisations and social service providers to pull together a resource for residents who may need some support or advice in what can be tough times. Changes to plastic recycling. We only take rigid plastic types 1, 2 & 5. rethink recycling The plastic type is usually shown on bottom of the container - if in doubt, throw it out We are here to help. You can contact us in a number of ways: Remember - recycling should be clean and loose, not squashed or bagged - Rangiora Service Centre officewmk.govt.nz. 0800 965 468 Or search for us on facebook @WaimakarinDistrictCouncil Lids, tops, triggers and soft plastics go in the rubbish. Try our online options waimakariri.govt.nz/ services online-services Snap Send Solve App. WAIMAKARIRI waimakariri govt.nz/rethinkrubbish WAIMAKARIRI bisTRICT COUNCIL waimakariri.govt.nz