Community facilities and community support – whakaurunga hapori me ngā hāpai hapori
We provide resources to the community for capacity building and service provision focused on community priorities, and support for community initiatives that promote diversity and connectedness.
Key activities in the first three years of this plan
|→||Progress the youth development centre including developing a funding strategy|
|→||Develop a facilities strategy|
|→||Continue community financial support|
|→||Continue place-led community development projects|
|→||Continue with earthquake-prone council-owned buildings project|
|→||Commence Waikanae Library and Mahara Gallery upgrades subject to the Gallery Trust securing funding.|
Contribution to outcomes
- We provide a good standard of comfort, convenience, quality and usability of the library buildings
- Council hall hirers are satisfied that the halls meet their needs
- Our housing for the older persons’ rents are fair and reasonable, the service and facilities are of a good standard and our high occupancy rates are maintained
- We ensure that council-owned buildings are fit for purpose
- Our toilets are clean, feel safe, and are well maintained
- We provide resources to the community for capacity building and service provision focused on community priorities and we provide the youth council, older persons’ council and the accessibility advisory group with opportunities to influence the content of council strategies, policies and project planning
- We provide support for community measures that promote diversity and connectedness
- We provide opportunities for the community to participate in activities and events that encourage community resilience.
We plan to spend an average per year of $6.1 million on operations and $0.7 million on capital work for community facilities and community support.