Date: 8 April 2016
Commission announces decision on representation arrangements for Dunedin City Council
The Local Government Commission today announced its decision on the Dunedin City Council’s membership and ward arrangements for the 2016 local elections.
The Council had proposed that:
There were 16 appeals against the Council’s proposal.
After hearing from the Council and the appellants the Commission has decided to:
The boundary alterations are the transfer of an area above Sawyers Bay from Waikouaiti Coast Community to West Harbour Community and the transfer of Quarantine Island from West Harbour Community to Otago Peninsula Community.
The Council’s representation arrangements for the 2016 local elections will therefore be as follows:
Strath Taieri Community Board
Waikouaiti Coast Community Board
Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board
Saddle Hill Community Board
West Harbour Community Board
Otago Peninsula Community Board
The determination is available on the Commission’s website: http://www.lgc.govt.nz/decisions-and-determinations/view/dunedin-city-council-2016
Summary of the Representation Review process
Councils are required by law to undertake a representation review every six years. The following is a brief outline of the process:
Donald Riezebos | Principal Advisor | Local Government Commission | DDI +64 4 460 2202|
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Simon Cunliffe | Communications Advisor| Local Government Commission | DDI +64 4 474 8164|
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