Community Engagement


​​Long Term​​​ Plan​

Council opens for public co​nsultation on its Long Term Plan on Friday 20 April. Consultation closes on Friday 18 May. The following is being consulted on:

How to have your say:

Come along to a public m​​ee​ting (all meetings 5.30pm to 7.30pm)

  • Monday 30 April - Putaruru Plaza, Kensington Street, Putaruru
  • Wednesday 2 May - Arapuni Hall, Arapuni Road, Arapuni
  • Thursday 3 May - South Waikato Sport and Events Centre, Mossop Road, Tokoroa
  • Monday 7 May - Tirau Hall, Main Road, Tirau

* Proposed amendm​ents to the Rates Remission Policy: added the Putāruru Business Fixed Charge to the list of targeted rates that may be remitted​, removed the Remission on School Sewerage Rates (the remission is to be replaced with a lower standard sewerage charge for schools which results in schools being charged the same net amount but without the need for schools to apply for t​he remission every three years), renumbered remissions due to ​removal of the Remission on School Sewerage Rates, updated wording of targeted rates, clarification when written requests are required for penalty remissions and increase to delegated authority to Chief Executive

# Proposed amendments to the Rates Remission and Postponement on Maori Freehold Land Policy: increase to delegated authority to Chief Executive

Waste Management and Mini​​​misation Plan

The purpose of our draft Solid Waste Management and Minimisation Plan (SWMMP) 2018-24 is to outline our strategy for managing and minimising waste generated by households, business and industries within our district.

The Plan includes a waste assessment on current v​olumes and waste types, the current waste infrastructure, the waste issues facing our district, our waste goals, objectives and targets, funding method, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

Waste is a whole of community issue and we encourage everyone to read our full draft WMMP 2018-24 and before completing a submission.

How to have ​​​your say:


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