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Rating Valuation Rolls

Westland District Council Valuation Rolls

The Valuation Rolls for Westland District Council have been revised by Quotable Value Limited (as the Council’s valuation service provider). The revised Rating Values are effective as at 1 September 2020 and the new notices of valuation will be posted to owners and ratepayers from 4 November 2020. 

The District Valuation Rolls will be open for public inspection, free of charge, during regular office hours, at the offices of:

Westland District Council

36 Weld Street,

Hokitika

7810

Media Release: Carnegie Building Funding

22 October 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Funding secured for Carnegie Building Earthquake Strengthening

Earthquake strengthening of the Carnegie Building is one step closer, with the news that Council has received a time-limited conditional offer to grant $794,830 (GST excl.), to the Hokitika Museum’s Carnegie Library Building Project, made in the fifth round (2020/2021) of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund. Grant decisions were made prior to the general election.

Media Release: 41 Weld Street purchase

2 October 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Securing Hokitika’s Social and Cultural wellbeing

While Council maintains its commitment to ensuring that the Carnegie Building has a long-term future through earthquake strengthening and refurbishment, Council has agreed to purchase 41 Weld Street at a lower price than initially offered. A final purchase price of $1.2 million, $300,000 less than first agreed, was negotiated. The settlement date is 22 October 2020.

Speed limits consultation

To view the consultation document and make a submission click here.

 

24 September 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public to have their say on proposed speed limits

Meeting notices

NOTICE OF MEETINGS

AMENDMENT OF MEETING TIME

Pursuant to Section 46 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, public notice is hereby given of the following meeting amendment:

Meeting

Purpose of Meeting

Sunset Point Access

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31 August 2020

Sunset Point remains closed for vehicular access while construction continues.

Parking is available along Gibson Quay and Beach Street with pedestrian access beside the Fire Brigade training area and along Gibson Quay.

Council asks for the public's continued patience while construction is underway.

 

Media Release: Harold Creek Water Supply

28 August 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

Harold Creek Raw Water Supply

Council has elected to undertake consultation with property owners whose drinking water is supplied by the untreated water supply from Harold Creek in Hari Hari.

Summary Aug Council Meeting

Summary of Council Meeting, 27 August 2020

PŪRONGO KAIMAHI STAFF REPORTS ·

Harold Creek Raw Water Supply – Hari Hari

Louis Sparks, Group Manager District Assets spoke to the report.

Council heard from Jon Sullivan the landowner whose land the pipeline passes through. The Mayor reminded the Council that the issue is about the effects of the anticipated new water regulations on this water supply.

LTP amendment submissions

Consultation is now closed.

 

Council is seeking community feedback on the proposal to return the management of Hokitika Museum to Council from Destination Westland, and to purchase 41 Weld Street, Hokitika, to house the Westland District Library, Hokitika Museum and possibly visitor information services.

Submissions can be made online, by email, by post or over the phone.

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