Council responds to concerns raised during Opus consultation

9/09/2016 12:00 a.m.

Ashburton District Council is pleased with the community's interest in the Opus Architecture Administration and Library Facility consultation, and have noted a number of issues requiring clarification.

Council Business Support Group Manager Paul Brake says the public engagement with the consultation has been wonderful to see, but is concerned some commentary arising from the discussion is creating confusion.

"Council strives to achieve strong community engagement in decision-making and it has been fantastic to see the public being so involved in this consultation. We are concerned there has been some confusing information coming out and would like to provide the community with some clarity over these issues."

Commentary surrounding the heritage of the Methodist Church, how the Opus consultation document has been prepared and the suitability of each option in the document are some of the issues Council wishes to address.

An update on the Administration and Library Facility consultation has been provided with this statement to address some of the issues and concerns raised throughout the Opus consultation. View it h​ere.

 Round two of the Administration and Library Facility consultation closes on Monday 19 September 2016.  ​

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