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Draft Council Outcomes for discussion

Posted by [email protected] on June 20, 2014 at 8:05 PM

Comments welcome on these draft outcomes


 

1. Thriving economy, vibrant culture, diverse community

 

 

Council activities ensure:

  • the business community is supported in appropriate ways
  • it is easy for customers to do business with us
  • the Council’s partnership with tāngata whenua is recognised, including their cultural and spiritual values and aspirations, the unique character of the various geographic communities and communities of interest is supported

 

2. Resilient community

 

Council services, assets and regulations:

  • protect public health and safety
  • protect property and businesses
  • maintain and improve community connections - physical, cultural, and social
  • protect and improve the natural and built environments

 

3. Wise management of public funds

 

Council ensures that:

  • costs to residents are reasonable and fair
  • costs are kept as low as is compatible with achieving good quality in assets and services
  • costs and benefits are distributed equitably across the community and
  • over the life of the service or asset


 

4. Democracy through community participation

 

Council ensures that:

  • opportunities are created so that the community contributes to Council’s decision making processes
  • engagement processes are fair and accessible


 

5. Strong partnerships

 

Council works with iwi, business, government agencies and a range of community groups in:

  • identifying opportunities for improving the quality of life of Kāpiti residents
  • influencing central government and other agencies on behalf of the Kāpiti Coast
  • enhancing the Kāpiti Coast as a great place to live, work and play.


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