Heavy Rain Watch - What you need to know

Metservice NZ has issued a Heavy Rain Watch for the Waikato region, in place from 2am–3pm, Wednesday 1 February.

Given the large amount of rainfall that our district has experienced over the past few days, we are urging residents to continue to take care and stay aware of the conditions in their area. Further rainfall could quickly exacerbate existing slips, river levels and produce further flooding quite quickly.

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Have your say - public consultation

3 Apr 2014, 8:00 AM

Draft Exceptions Annual Plan 2014/15

The draft Plan includes proposals for the 2014/15 financial year. The proposals mostlydraft Annual Plan follow the direction set out for that financial year in the Long Term Plan 2012-22. Some adjustments and changes have been made in adherence to principals of prudent financial practices, affordability of rates and meeting the needs and demands of the District community.

This consultation is an opportunity for you to let us know your thoughts on the changes and the proposed budgets.

The draft Plan is open for public consultation over the period beginning Tuesday 8th April 2014 to Thursday 8th May 2014.  Information about this consultation will be published in the Waitomo News and on our website.

Review of Bylaws

Council is required to review its Bylaws every five years, as per the requirements of the Local Government Act 2002. At this time Council is reviewing the following Bylaws:

•    Dog Control Bylaw

•    Solid Waste Bylaw

•    Public Places Bylaw

•    Public Health and Safety Bylaw

You can make a submission on the Review of Bylaws during the period Tuesday 8th April to Thursday 8th May 2014. Information about this consultation will be published in the Waitomo News and on our website.

Waitomo Way - April issue

April’s issue of the Waitomo Way features the Summary Annual Plan. A summary of the Bylaws has been included for your feedback. The Waitomo Way will be arriving in your letter box from Tuesday 8th April.