This consultation has now closed. We will update this page once a decision has been made.
The Revenue and Financing Policy is a requirement of the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA) to provide predictability and certainty about the Council’s sources and levels of funding for operating and capital expenditure.
The proposal reflects changes over the last three years and presents alignment with current practices and initiatives of the Council. As the Council works through the process of the LTP there may be further inclusions or changes which may be considered as part of the LTP process.
When considering the funding sources appropriate for each activity Council has considered:
As part of this process Council considers the overall impact on the changes to the distribution of rates and fees and charges on the community.
|20 October 2023||Submissions open|
|6 November 2023||Drop in session. 11:00am to 1:00pm, City Hub.|
|13 November 2023||Drop in session. 11:00am to 1:00pm, City Hub.|
|20 November 2023||Submissions close|
|30 November 2023||Oral submissions presented to Council and deliberations|
|14 December 2023||Council adopts the amended Policy|
Write to us
If you don’t have access to a computer, please call our contact centre on 04 237 5089 to request that a hardcopy be posted out to you.
Submissions close 20 November 2023.
The hearing will be held on 30 November 2023 (if required).
If you have any questions, or would like a little more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, with "Draft Revenue and Financing Policy 2023” in the subject line.
To support our drive to be as transparent as possible all submissions will be publicly available but without your contact details. If you don’t want your name made public please tick “Withhold my details” on the submission form. Please note you won’t be able to withhold your name if you choose to speak at the hearing or if you are representing an organisation.