IS COUNCIL LISTENING TO US?

Your easy email to council

30 Just ONE email from you goes to ALL COUNCILLORS! Let  councillors know what YOU think.  Takes 1 minute… Open a new email and: 1. In the TO section, put your own email address 2.

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When does Council legally have to consult?

CONSULTATION PROCESS The Local Government Act 2002 for local councils states specifically that Council have to consult over financial planning and decision-making. There is a statutory obligation to use the special consultative procedure in particular

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OPEN YOUR EYES, COUNCILLORS!

52 Are Councillors  at least a year behind the times in their thinking? (by Jean Edwards, a member of Nelson Residents Association) Replies to date from councillors to my email protesting the $44 million library

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A DEAL WITH WAKATU?

20 My understanding is that Wakatu are very keen for the Council to do a deal on the current land that the Council own being the current Library site and the adjoining site that previously

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DEMOCRACY UNDERMINED

It is alarming to see how far Nelson council has strayed from the requirements on consultation as stipulated in the Local Government Act. A recent example is the mayor’s apparent trip to Wellington to arrange

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ABUSE OF POWER

1 By Dan McGuire Abuse of process The council city council has approved the rate increase for the library without having even completed any negotiations with iwi for use of the site. This is a

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