A 10-year budget that invests $3.8 billion into Christchurch’s three waters network and roading and transport systems heeds residents’ calls to focus on getting the basics right.
Christchurch City Council is investing more resources into community partnerships.
Christchurch households that regularly use large amounts of water will begin paying an extra charge from July next year to cover the cost of supplying it.
Making it safer for people to get where they want to go and improving the condition of roads and footpaths is at the heart of Christchurch’s transport spending over the next 10 years.
Strong feedback from the rural community has prompted Christchurch City Council to drop its proposal to extend the targeted rate for land drainage to all property owners in the district.
Public feedback has resulted in Christchurch City Council re-thinking plans around library and art gallery opening hours and service centres in Lyttelton and Akaroa.
Riccarton’s two bus lounges will stay open.
Plans to turn the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor into a legacy project that will benefit Cantabrians for generations to come have been given a significant boost by Long Term Plan funding that was approved today.
Protecting and upgrading the city’s water networks is a key areas of focus for Christchurch City Council’s spending over the next decade.
Two new targeted rates will be introduced to help pay for the restoration of some of Christchurch’s most treasured heritage buildings.