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COMMUNITY NOTICEBOARD - 10 JUNE 2020 Council Prepares for Alert Level 1 and Recovery Here's a quick update on our Recovery Plan, changes to glass recycling and what you can expect at Alert Level 1. This is causing delays at the recycling drop-off area - especially at Southbrook. We're limited in how we can change the operation during the remainder of Alert Level 2. Please expect delays. especially over the weekend. Take lids off, ensure items are clean and pre-sorted before you amive so that your drop-of is as efficient as possible. We appreciate your patience. Recovery Plan The Council continues to develop its COVID-19 Recovery Plan for the District. The aim of this plan is to support the community through recovery and will focus on social and economic aspects. The plan will be developed with a wide range of community partners and will be flexible to respond to the ever evolving impacts which are yet to be fully understood. Aquasports Park The Council has agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the WHOW Charitable Trust to enable the progression of a proposal to potentially build an aquasports park on regeneration land in Kaiapoi. This is a short tem two year lease of land so that the Trust can continue to develop their plans. The MoU has a number of conditions and does not commit the We will be consulting with the community in the next few weeks and asking you to help us identify actions and initiatives that you think are important and will add value long tem to Greening up our District Community planting of native seedlings in the District's reserves has started after a halt due to COVID restrictions. recovery across the District. Glass sorting Residents taking glass to the Southbrook Resource Recovery Park are asked to retum to colour sorting their glass bottles and jars from now on, as our supplier will only accept colour sorted glass from Friday 12 June. Council or any other resources to the project. The Council invites those with energy and enthusiasm to grab a shovel and join in. Changes to Alert Level With moving to Alert Level 1 this week, we move closer to what will feel more like normal for many of us. This will mean that restrictions will be lifted and more of our services will be fully open to the public. It may take a bit of time to tidy up facilities and to get things like the leisure pools in our Aquatic Centres up to temperature. Make sure you check out the website for latest updates: waimakariri govtne/covid19 Planting momings will be held at Silverstream Reserve every Tuesday. Thursday and Sunday starting at 10am If people are interested in joining in, they should contact Mike Kwant at michaelkwant@wmk govt.nz It's important that the next load they collect is colour sorted to ensure it can be accepted. Recycling drop-of We're still operating under Alert Level 2 guidelines so we need to ensure we can maintain physical distancing requirements at our transfer stations. Other planting locations around Waimakariri are also ready to go and we wekcome enquiries from individuals, community groups and organisations who want to get in behind the greening up of our District. 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: - Rangiora Service Centre officewmk.govt.nz. 0800 965 468 Or search for us on facebook @WaimakarinDistrictCouncil Remember - recycling should be clean and loose, not squashed or bagged 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 - 10 JUNE 2020 Council Prepares for Alert Level 1 and Recovery Here's a quick update on our Recovery Plan, changes to glass recycling and what you can expect at Alert Level 1. This is causing delays at the recycling drop-off area - especially at Southbrook. We're limited in how we can change the operation during the remainder of Alert Level 2. Please expect delays. especially over the weekend. Take lids off, ensure items are clean and pre-sorted before you amive so that your drop-of is as efficient as possible. We appreciate your patience. Recovery Plan The Council continues to develop its COVID-19 Recovery Plan for the District. The aim of this plan is to support the community through recovery and will focus on social and economic aspects. The plan will be developed with a wide range of community partners and will be flexible to respond to the ever evolving impacts which are yet to be fully understood. Aquasports Park The Council has agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the WHOW Charitable Trust to enable the progression of a proposal to potentially build an aquasports park on regeneration land in Kaiapoi. This is a short tem two year lease of land so that the Trust can continue to develop their plans. The MoU has a number of conditions and does not commit the We will be consulting with the community in the next few weeks and asking you to help us identify actions and initiatives that you think are important and will add value long tem to Greening up our District Community planting of native seedlings in the District's reserves has started after a halt due to COVID restrictions. recovery across the District. Glass sorting Residents taking glass to the Southbrook Resource Recovery Park are asked to retum to colour sorting their glass bottles and jars from now on, as our supplier will only accept colour sorted glass from Friday 12 June. Council or any other resources to the project. The Council invites those with energy and enthusiasm to grab a shovel and join in. Changes to Alert Level With moving to Alert Level 1 this week, we move closer to what will feel more like normal for many of us. This will mean that restrictions will be lifted and more of our services will be fully open to the public. It may take a bit of time to tidy up facilities and to get things like the leisure pools in our Aquatic Centres up to temperature. Make sure you check out the website for latest updates: waimakariri govtne/covid19 Planting momings will be held at Silverstream Reserve every Tuesday. Thursday and Sunday starting at 10am If people are interested in joining in, they should contact Mike Kwant at michaelkwant@wmk govt.nz It's important that the next load they collect is colour sorted to ensure it can be accepted. Recycling drop-of We're still operating under Alert Level 2 guidelines so we need to ensure we can maintain physical distancing requirements at our transfer stations. Other planting locations around Waimakariri are also ready to go and we wekcome enquiries from individuals, community groups and organisations who want to get in behind the greening up of our District. 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: - Rangiora Service Centre officewmk.govt.nz. 0800 965 468 Or search for us on facebook @WaimakarinDistrictCouncil Remember - recycling should be clean and loose, not squashed or bagged 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