This page contains information about our Long Term Plan.
30/03/2017 10:14 a.m.
The Local Government Act 2002 (LGA) requires every council to produce a Long Term Plan (LTP) every three years.
The LTP outlines our activities and priorities for the next ten years, providing a long-term focus for decision-making. It also explains how work will be scheduled and funded.
Under the LGA LTPs must be reviewed every three years with full consultation with the public each time. An Annual Plan is developed in the years in between.
The next Long Term Plan
Community involvement in the District’s 10-year-plan will be kicking off early for the 2018-28 LTP.
In addition to formal consultation which will take place in 2018, and involves preparing a draft LTP and issuing a Consultation Document to get community input on key issues and decisions, Council will be adding an extra step; community pre-engagement.
Council is taking this approach because we want to get a better picture of what the community wants before we before we develop the draft plan. It’s about gathering ideas, knowledge and information from our community and feeding that into the process early on. Earlier engagement will give us time to consider projects, costs and options and review existing asset management plans and work programmes to better inform the LTP process. We expect to begin engaging with the community in June 2017.
The 2015-2025 Long Term Plan
Our 2015 -2025 Long Term Plan was adopted by Council in June 2015. It covers the period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2025, and remains current until the new LTP is adopted in June 2018.
Viewing the Long Term Plan
The 2015-2025 LTP can either be downloaded as a single document or viewed in individual sections.
Download a full copy of the 2015-2025 Long Term Plan from the link below.
If you would like to view a printed copy of the complete document, call in to one of our Customer Service Centres or the public library. You can also phone 0800 WDC INFO and ask to have a copy posted to you.
2015-2025 Long Term Plan [3.08mb]
If you would like a copy of any previous plans, please contact us.
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