Collaboration underway on governance Action Plan

Invercargill City Council is pushing ahead with its Governance Review Action Plan, with the project’s Governance Group this week confirming a timeline of activities and the tasks of five working groups. The Governance Group, which includes the Council’s two new External Appointees, the Deputy Mayor, a Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) representative and an Independent […]

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Proposed pathway to open Museum agreed

Invercargill City Council is pleased to have unanimously agreed on a proposed pathway forward for the city’s much-loved museum, following months of doubt, discussion, and anguish. His Worship the Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt acknowledged the community’s strong desire to see the pyramid reopened – a desire that all councillors share. Councillors have agreed to ask […]

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Mayor appoints Nobby Clark to Deputy Mayor role

His Worship the Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt has appointed Councillor Nobby Clark to the role of Deputy Mayor. Mayor Tim said Cr Clark’s appointment will take effect from 20 October, 2020. The Mayor’s decision will be tabled at the next meeting of Council as required by Standing Orders.

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Council cleans up after wet and windy weather

Council staff and contractors are working quickly throughout the city, dealing with the fallout from wet and windy weather during the past few days. Earlier this week, high rainfall followed by wild winds compromised trees in Queens Park, while surface flooding has resulted in contractors needing to pump floodwaters from private properties in Otatara, and […]

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Funding secured for war memorials

Seven war memorials will soon receive some extra special treatment, thanks to funding from the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF). Invercargill City Council has received $680,000 from PGF for the restoration work on the important monuments. The Council applied for the funding when PGF offered the one-time initiative to help repair community memorials and town halls. […]

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