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is a process that provides the community with the opportunity to give feedback
to Council on important issues or topics, before we make decisions.
specific interest, I want to make you aware of two important consultations to
look out for and encourage you to have your say.
waste collection and disposal is a core service councils provide to their
communities. We currently have our Draft Solid Waste Management and Minimisation
Bylaw out for consultation.
proposed bylaw will enable Council to achieve its Waste Management and
Minimisation Plan (WMMP) goals, reduce the environmental harm of waste, and
ensure that the health and safety of waste collectors, operators, and the
public is protected.
also includes key initiatives including a registration system for waste
collectors and operators, the regulation of collection, transport and
processing waste, and the management of litter and nuisance in public spaces,
just to name a few.
you have feedback on this proposed bylaw that you would like us to consider
before making a decision, please let us know by 5pm 21 October, 2018.
second consultation that will open next week, is the Draft Surface Water
Strategy which details how Council will work with our community and other
organisations to make our vision of sustainably managing our surface water
resources a reality.
strategy defines ‘surface water’ as lakes, rivers, springs, wetlands, rainfall
and Council’s water race network, and provides information on the surface water
systems Council manages and current work Council undertakes. It also identifies
key issues around surface water management for consideration, and sets out how
Council will work with the community and stakeholders.
importantly, the Draft Surface Water Strategy identifies activities Council
will do over the next 10 years.
feedback on this proposed strategy is also encouraged and appreciated. Submissions
will be accepted from 1 October until 5pm on 4 November.
you can stop by for a chat at our informational Council tent at the A&P
Show on the 26 and 27 of October at the Ashburton Showgrounds.
are an important part of our governing process. Your input is valuable in that
it helps us understand the needs of the community and how people feel about
particular issues. We review your feedback with great consideration when making
decisions as we know it sets the course for our future.
Thank you for sharing your
voice with us. Find full details about both consultations by visiting