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Council Plan 2017-21


The following documents contain all the feedback and suggestions we have obtained throughout the course of the community engagement. They include all our survey responses - both online and printed, individual submissions, social media feedback and all the feedback received from the various community engagement sessions and event pop-ups we attended.

They have been categorised into broad themes and also by the town community engagement sessions. Many comments cross over various themes:

By engagement session:

By theme:

Why do we have a Council Plan?
  • to measure the performance of the organisation and staff
  • to provide direction for staff
  • to help with decision making
  • to meet the requirements of the Local Government Act

The activities outlined in the Council Plan directly link to the projects in the Annual Budget. A new Council Plan must be prepared by 30 June after each Council election.