Long Term Plan 2024 - 34

Council's Long-term Plan (LTP) is completed every 3 years. It outlines the projects we intend to do, how we intend to manage our finances, and what the impact will be on rates over the next 10 years.

We want to know what you think.

All the feedback received will be considered before we finalise and adopt the plan.

The LTP is an important part of council's planning process. It sets out the services and activities that Council will provide, the projects Council will carry out, and the level of service the community can expect over the next decade. It also

Council's Long-term Plan (LTP) is completed every 3 years. It outlines the projects we intend to do, how we intend to manage our finances, and what the impact will be on rates over the next 10 years.

We want to know what you think.

All the feedback received will be considered before we finalise and adopt the plan.

The LTP is an important part of council's planning process. It sets out the services and activities that Council will provide, the projects Council will carry out, and the level of service the community can expect over the next decade. It also includes how much Council expects things to cost, how everything will be paid for and what it means for rates and debt.

This document highlights some important challenges facing our District. It outlines how Council plans on addressing them and how this will impact rates.

Please take a look at our LTP consultation document - you can find it to the right of this page. We want to know what you think. To leave feedback please complete our online consultation form which can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Issues We Need Your Feedback On

As we try to balance investing in our district with the affordability to the community of rates’ increases in a challenging time of cost increases, we are having to make choices on many matters. We want your feedback on any aspects of our plan. However, we have identified four key issues which have options for how we manage and finance them. We are seeking your feedback on these issues and our proposals. For each issue and option, we detail the impact on the council’s budget and the associated rates’ increases.

We have also included another general question, related to introducing user-pays for the use of our toilet facilities. We would also appreciate your thoughts on this. Then, if required, we can investigate its feasibility further.

The four issues are:

  • Issue 1: Increasing visitor numbers – options for the cleaning of public toilets.
    • General Question: Do you support the introduction of user-pays for our toilet facilities?
  • Issue 2: Takapō/Lake Tekapo Wastewater Treatment Plant – replacement options.
  • Issue 3: Bridge Renewals – with our largest bridge, the Cass River Bridge, overdue for renewal.
  • Issue 4: Wilding pine removal to control their spread and mitigate fire risk on council-controlled land.

We want to know what you think. To leave feedback please complete our online consultation form, you can find it at the bottom of this section.

Submissions close on Sunday 23rd June 2024.

Page last updated: 19 Jun 2024, 11:56 AM