Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board has completed drafting their Local Board Plan 2020 and are excited to present a document “which incorporates what our communities told us our vision and focus should be for the next three years,” explains Chris Makoare, local board chair.
“It also aligns closely with the Auckland Plan which will help ensure the outcomes are more sustainable due to the Auckland Plans clear long-term vision for the region.
“We had really impressive engagement from our communities. There was great attendance at events and feedback received online was robust. I am confident that our communities voice comes across loud and clear in the draft document.
"However, that doesn’t mean we have captured everything, which is why we are now asking everyone to check the draft plan and to let us know if we have it right.”
The draft Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board Plan contains six outcome areas which will form the basis which the board will develop its annual work programme and set local funding priorities, budgets, service levels for each financial year. These outcomes are:
- Our diverse communities are active, involved and engaged
- Te ao Māori is thriving and visible
- Our social and physical infrastructure is future-proofed
- Our transport choices are accessible, sustainable and safe
- Our build, natural and cultural taonga (treasures) are protected and celebrated
- Our people and businesses prosper economically and socially.
“Considering the time and budgetary constraints following COVID 19 have affected us in ways we are yet to fully realise, it is important to hear back from our communities that their priorities and aspirations for Maungakiekie-Tāmaki have been captured in what will be our guiding document for the next three years,” explains Makoare.
It is only with your input that we can create a plan together, that will lead our community into a better future.
Have your say
Consultation on Local Board Plans 2020 is open between 13 July and 13 August.
Copies of the draft plans and feedback forms can be found online at akhaveyoursay.co.nz/lovelocal, printed copies are available at libraries, local board offices and services centres or upon request.
Or you can give feedback on the local board Facebook page - remember to include #lovelocal for it to be counted.