Our world is changing. Our game plan needs to change too
Protecting and upgrading our water networks is one of our key areas of focus for our capital expenditure.
The financial impacts of the earthquakes, and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, have reinforced the need for us to be in a financial position where we can respond to unexpected events.
We’d like your feedback on the draft Long Term Plan 2021–31 so that we can consider our communities' views before we make any final decisions.
For the first three years of this Draft Long Term Plan, we’ve set our core capital spend at $400 million in the first year, $420 million in the second year, and $443 million in the third year.
All local authorities must prepare a Long Term Plan (LTP) every three years, outlining planned spending over the next 10 years.
A total of $337 million in capital development funding is earmarked in the Draft Long Term to transforming the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor into the jewel in Christchurch’s crown
New swimming pools, a library, the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena, and a new home for The Court Theatre are all provided for in the Draft 2021-31 Long Term Plan.
A streamlining of opening hours at Christchurch libraries is among the cost-saving measures we’re proposing in our 10-year draft budget.
We’re proposing to spend $96.7 million on bus infrastructure improvements and renewals over the next 10 years.
We’re proposing introducing an excess water use charge for households that use significantly more water than the average.