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Council and committee meetings
20 Sep 2019

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Agendas, dates and times for September Council and committee meetings. 

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Fire rules and safety
12 Sep 2019

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Daylight Savings is coming, time to check your smoke alarms are working!

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Responsible Camping Bylaw out for consultation
10 Sep 2019

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Kaikōura District Council is a step closer to introducing a bylaw to help control freedom camping in the district following a unanimous decision by councillors to adopt a draft ‘Responsible Freedom Camping Bylaw’ at the August Council meeting.

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Mayoral Debates
10 Sep 2019

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Kaikoura Star Mayoral Debate - Thursday 12 Sept at 7pm St Pauls Presbyterian Church at 11 Deal St. 

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Swimming Pool Project
4 Sep 2019

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The Kaikōura Community Charitable Trust is leading a multi-million dollar project to build a new indoor community pool and aquatic centre on the Scarborough Street recreation reserve over the next 4 years. Stage one is to build pools similar to the existing damaged Lions pools but to modern standards. Later stages will add a building and an heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system to convert the pools into an indoor aquatic centre

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Financial and Corporate Sustainability Review
4 Sep 2019

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At their August meeting Council considered the findings of a review of the organisation’s Financial and Corporate Sustainability, with recommendations directed to the incoming Council for decisions post-election.

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Have your say on the sale and supply of alcohol within Kaikōura
4 Sep 2019

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Council is proposing the introduction of a local alcohol policy (LAP) to make Kaikōura a safe place to live and visit, to minimise alcohol related harm within the District and to ensure the safe and responsible sale and supply of alcohol in Kaikōura.

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2019 Local Elections
4 Sep 2019

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Candidate nominations close Friday 16 August 12 noon.

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Rebuild Update
3 Sep 2019

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Council’s horizontal infrastructure rebuild covers our roads, bridges, and water and sewer networks. The target date for the completion of the rebuild is June 2020.

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Clarence Valley Access
31 Aug 2019

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At its meeting on 28 August 2019 Council considered the different options to restore access to the Clarence Valley, as a result of losing the Glen Alton bridge in the 2016 earthquake. Council has identified a new Bailey bridge and road connections downstream of the previous bridge as its current preferred option for further work and investigation. The bridge would be located at the present end of the Clarence Valley Road at the toe of Jacob Hill, with a new Bailey bridge crossing the main active channel of the Clarence River. A new road and permanent engineered ford across the old main river channel would link to the south side of the Clarence River. The Bailey bridge option would provide crossing of normal road/highway “Class 1” traffic loads.

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