Submission Form - Waitomo District Council draft 10YP 2021-2031 Consultation

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Proposal: Postponing the Harmonisation of Water Supply Rates

Council proposes postponing completion of the harmonisation of water supply rates until Year 4 of the 10 Year Plan. This is because of concerns about rating affordability for Te Kuiti ratepayers and because the future model for the delivery of water services is uncertain.

I agree with Council’s preferred option to postpone the harmonisation of water supply rates until Year 4 (2024/2025).

I would prefer that Council keeps the status quo and completes this work as planned in Year 1 (2021/2022), noting this will largely impact Te Kuiti ratepayers.