Published: 1 August 2022
Last Updated: 8 August 2022
The new Napier City Council will face some big decisions when they’re elected in October, outlined in the just-released Pre-Election Report. Some decisions stem from the challenges the current Council is working through, while others are the result of issues Council has been debating for a while. Across the board, significant and strategic calls will rest with the next Council.
Napier Aquatic Centre, a new Library and Civic Precinct, National Aquarium of New Zealand and the Napier War Memorial are all on the ‘to do’ list for the incoming Council.
Napier City Council’s 2022 Pre-Election Report covers key opportunities and challenges, financial information from the past three years including the current financial position, and a run-down of the ambitious work programme Council has planned for the next three years through its Long Term Plan (LTP) 2021-31.
Pre-election reports are a legislative requirement, produced every three years independent of elected members. They provide voters and candidates with important information and stimulate public discussion, in the lead up to local body elections.
Napier City Council has achieved much despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes:
Managing city growth through a revised District Plan, continuing to strengthen partnerships with mana whenua, increasing and improving community resilience and taking climate change into consideration means the incoming Council will have plenty to do, says Dr Steph Rotarangi, NCC Chief Executive. This is during a climate of legislative change from central government including proposed Three Waters Reforms, Resource Management Act changes, and the review of local government.
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