Mayor says plan change 62 contribution average should be $12,000/section
Rodney mayor John Law told a submitter at the district council’s annual plan meeting at Helensville the final equations for financial contributions required under plan change 62 would be put to the developers’ group soon. The mayor said the average contribution for a section was likely to be about $12,000.
Village centre proposed for Waimauku
Waimauku village landowners John & Alison Nealie want an ecologically sustainable village centre established on commercially zoned land they own . Mr Nealie told the district council’s annual plan meeting at Helensville the council should contribute $30,000 for community consultation, an engineering feasibility study & concept design development, and he produced a schedule of stages for the proposal.
Consultation on strategy for Rodney’s economy
Rodney District Council launched a strategy for the district’s economy on 18 April, at the fifth in a series of forums, and has embarked on a consultation process on how it should be implemented. Submissions open with the council on Thursday 20 June and close on Wednesday 24 July.
Cllr Walker removed from hearings committee
Rodney District Council resolved at a special meeting on 10 June that Cllr Wayne Walker be removed from the council’s hearings committee and that he not participate in the decisionmaking process for the council’s 2003 annual plan relating to those topics raised in the eastern ward for which it has been determined that Cllr Walker wrote a submission under the name of a ratepayers’ association’s chairman, Winsbury White. The council also decided to establish a set of protocols for councillors on bias, predetermination & conflict of interest, and incorporating the responses received on those matters from the auditor-general.
Dairy Flat, 34 Worsnop Way, application by Lakes Golf Course Ltd (Michael Rosser & Desmond Sowden) to establish a golfcourse & driving range. Submissions close on Tuesday 9 July. Mr Rosser is also a director of Creative Education Ltd, Huddleston & Rosser Ltd and Fisher Furniture Ltd, and was a director of Fisher International Ltd. Mr Sowden is a director of Quantum CafÃ© Ltd, Combi Sales Ltd, Pipi Nominees Ltd and Performance Group Ltd.
Waimauku, 43 Muriwai Rd, application by John Stuart Francis to subdivide the property into 19 residential sites. Submissions close on Thursday 11 July.