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CommunityAssetsThe main focus for the Community Assets group is theprovision of water, wastewater services, stormwater, refusecollection, parks and reserves and library services in thedistrict.Strategic LinksThe key activities within this group, and the community andstrategic outcomes they contribute to are:Community OutcomesWater SupplyVibrant Local CommunitiesThriving EconomyWastewaterVibrant Local CommunitiesThriving EconomyStormwaterVibrant Local CommunitiesThriving EconomyRefuse Transfer StationsVibrant Local CommunitiesSustainable Living EnvironmentStrategic GoalsFacilitating Community DevelopmentDeveloping Our EconomyFacilitating Community DevelopmentDeveloping Our EconomyFacilitating Community DevelopmentDeveloping Our EconomyFacilitating Community DevelopmentSafeguarding Our EnvironmentKey ProjectsThe key operating and capitalprojects for the group over the lifeof this plan are as follows:Southern Districts water supplyextension· The water supply service areawill be extended in theTamahere, Eureka, Newstead,Puketaha and Gordonton areas.Ngaruawahia library extension· The current library will beextended into the adjacentpremises in 2005/06.Raglan wastewater treatmentupgrade· The Raglan wastewatertreatment plant will be upgradedto treat to ‘shellfish quality’.Taupiri wastewater system· The installation of a reticulatedwastewater system is plannedsubject to receipt of a 50%Ministry of Health subsidy.Rangiriri wastewater system· The installation of a reticulatedsystem is planned in 2005/06,subject to a Ministry of Healthsubsidy.Te Kauwhata wastewaterupgrade· The wastewater treatmentsystem will be upgraded toreceive and treat wastewaterfrom the proposed correctionsfacility in 2005/06.RefuseVibrant Local CommunitiesSustainable Living EnvironmentLandfillsVibrant Local CommunitiesSustainable Living EnvironmentParks and ReservesVibrant Local CommunitiesSustainable Living EnvironmentLibrariesVibrant Local CommunitiesFacilitating Community DevelopmentSafeguarding Our EnvironmentFacilitating Community DevelopmentSafeguarding Our EnvironmentFacilitating Community DevelopmentSafeguarding Our EnvironmentFacilitating Community DevelopmentPublic access to west coastbeaches· Beach access will be developedon the west coast with theprovision of vehicular access towithin 500 metres and walkingaccess on to the beach.Raglan Recreation Centre· The design for this project willbe finalised in 2004/05 and aconsultation process will beundertaken in 2004/05.North Waikato watertreatment plant· An upgrade will be undertakenin 2005/06 to provide additionalcapacity and to supply water tothe proposed corrections facility.THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-201441


Negative EffectsAt this stage there are no knownsignificant negative effectssurrounding most of Council'sproposed activities in this area.However, there is an inability toprovide affordable recyclingopportunities to all areas of thedistrict.Key AssetsThe key community assets for thisactivity group include:WaterWater supply services are provided to8242 properties using water supplyassets worth $31,108,000.Treatment Plants 6Storage Reservoirs 20Service Connections 8242Water pipes (km) 443Fire hydrants 887Valves 1537WastewaterWastewater collection services areprovided to 6344 properties utilisingwastewater assets worth $22,875,000.Treatment Plants 8Pumping Stations 62Pumps 119Wastewater Pipes (km) 149Manholes 2217Wastewater connections 6344Urban StormwaterCouncil maintains an urban drainagenetwork worth $4,541,000 inNgaruawahia, Huntly, Raglan and TeKauwhata urban centres, to protectcommunities from flood damage.Stormwater pipes (km) 33Open drains (km) 78Manholes 646Pump Stations 5Rural DrainageCouncil maintains a rural drainagereticulation network worth $9,353,000over 45 rural drainage areas to provideadequate drainage to farmlands andproperties.Flood Pump Stations 21Pumps 31Open Drains (km) 267RefuseCouncil operates three refuse transferstations at Huntly, Te Kauwhata andRaglan. They are valued at $579,000.These transfer stations were establishedafter the closure of landfills at Huntly,Te Kauwhata and Raglan.42THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-2014


Water SupplyWaterSupplyThe provision of high quality,affordable drinking watercontributes to the communityoutcomes of Vibrant LocalCommunities and a ThrivingEconomy by encouraging industrial,commercial and residentialdevelopments.Council provides a high qualitysustainable water supply to thecommunity for domestic,commercial and farm use. Waterfrom the Waikato River is treatedat Council treatment plants atNgaruawahia, Hopuhopu, Huntlyand Te Kauwhata, and distributedto communities around thesetownships. Council purchases bulkwater from Hamilton City anddistributes it to communities atGordonton, Puketaha, Newstead,Eureka, Matangi and Tamahere inthe south eastern parts of thedistrict, and Ruffell Road andStonebridge in the south westernparts of the District. The communityat Raglan receives its drinking waterfrom a spring, and Te Akau receiveswater drawn from a bore.How we know we are on trackWithin the framework of applicable legislation we aim toprovide consistent service levels in the following areas.Service levelTo provide high quality watertreatment and distribution to bothurban and rural communities.To provide an adequate supply ofgood quality water, except whenthe supply may be interruptedduring emergencies or scheduledworks.To ensure availability and reliabilityof the supply at all times and toensure speedy response to allcustomer complaints and requestsfor service.To minimise water losses within thedistribution system.Checking progressTo sample and monitor water toachieve compliance with theDrinking Water Standards for NewZealand 2000, in accordance withthe prescribed schedules in thestandard.To maintain current water supplygradings for treatment anddistribution.Complete all water supply capitaland renewal projects for each yearby 30 June of that year.To maintain reservoir levels above40% full.To limit the duration of plannedshutdowns to a maximum of eighthours per day.To give customers at least 24 hours’notice before any planned shutdownof the water reticulation system.To resolve all complaints concerninglack of water supply within threehours of notice.To reconcile bulk and individualmeter readings for metered watersupplies to assess system losses andto plan for loss reduction works.Council ensures that a high standardof production is maintained andmonitors water quality to ensurecompliance with New ZealandDrinking Water Standards. TheCouncil is required to maintainwater services under Section130 ofthe Local Government Act 2002.Council also recognises the needto meet the community’sexpectation of an essential servicedelivered at an affordable price.THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-201443


Water SupplyWhat we plan to doOperating ProjectsIncludes operation and maintenance of water supply treatment, anddistribution of drinking water.Water Supply Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $General District 60,500 64,000 65,000Hopuhopu 60,000 61,000 61,500Huntly 537,500 545,500 554,500Ngaruawahia 353,000 376,500 437,500Raglan 215,500 216,500 223,500Taupiri 52,500 52,500 53,000Northern Waikato 363,000 389,000 436,000Te Akau 6,000 6,000 6,500Southern Districts 571,500 746,500 915,000Western Districts 30,000 30,000 31,000Mains Renewal ProgrammeAllows for the renewal of water supply assets.Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Replace asbestos cement and cast iron pipes atWhatawhata Road, State Highway 1 and Durham Streetat Ngaruawahia 97,000Replace asbestos cement pipes at:Bailey Street and Russell Road at Huntly 107,000Wallis Street, Bayview Road/Cambrae RoadIntersection at Raglan 55,500Main Street and State Highway 1 at Huntly 108,000Ellery Street and Havelock Road at Ngaruawahia 97,500Bow Street at Raglan 55,500Kohekohe Street at Meremere 25,000State Highway 1at Huntly South 108,500Galileo Street at Ngaruawahia 98,000Upper Cross Sreet/Snowden Place at Raglan 57,500Kohekohe Street at Meremere 25,000Improving ServicesExpanding system capacity, or improving quality of service delivery.Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Install powdered carbon activated plant at Huntly 50,000Replace under-reading water meters at Huntly 10,500 10,500 10,500Treatment plant capacity upgrade investigationsat Ngaruawahia 50,000Water supply extensions associated with subdivisionaldevelopment at Ngaruawahia, Horotiu and River Road 104,500 104,500 108,000Replace under-reading water meters at Ngaruawahia 11,000 11,000 11,000Investigate for supplementary water source at Raglan 20,000Water treatment plant capacity upgrade worksat North Waikato 50,000 997,500Southern Districts water supply upgrade 2,000,000 2,000,000 2,145,000Replace under-reading water metersin Southern Districts 40,000 25,500 26,0000Install a chlorine disinfection system at Te Akau 10,000Upgrade treatment plant capacity at Ngaruawahia 750,000Major ProjectsSouthern Districts Water SupplyCouncil plans to extend theSouthern Districts water supplyarea over the next three years. The$6.145 million project will servicethe increasing number of lifestyleblocks in this area. The expansioncosts will be funded from thefinancial contributions paid bysubdividers to join the scheme. Thewater is currently sourced fromHamilton City. However, a newwater treatment plant is beingconsidered.North Waikato Water SupplyThe water treatment plant will beupgraded and the capacity improvedin 2005/06. This will supply waterto the proposed corrections facilityand provide additional treatmentcapacity for the future. The majorityof the upgrade costs are beingfunded by the Department ofCorrections.Carbon DosingA powdered activated carbon (PAC)plant will be constructed at Huntlyto supply PAC for the Ngaruawahia,Huntly, Hopuhopu and NorthWaikato supplies. The PACtreatment is an additional level oftreatment required to treat theblue-green algae that occurs in theWaikato River from time to time.Horsham DownsAn investigation into the expansionof the water supply network in theHorsham Downs area will beundertaken in 2004/05.44THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-2014


Water SupplyWhere we want to goTo meet the community’s aspirationsour focus over the next 10 yearswill be to:· operate and maintain watersupplies to ensure a high levelof water quality production anddistribution that complies withNew Zealand Drinking WaterStandards· continue with the replacementand rehabilitation of watersupply assets to deliver therequired level of service· plan, expand and extend currentwater treatment facilities andthe distribution network tomeet future water supply needs· provide a high quality, costeffective water supply· undertake a major expansionof the Southern Districts waterreticulation over three yearsat an estimated cost of$6.145 million.Our long-term focus is to extendwater supply facilities tocommunities that do not haveadequate and safe drinking water.$00070006000500040003000200010000$00070006000500040003000200010000What we plan to spendExpenditureCapital Expenditure Operating Expenditure Total Expenditure2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Operational expenditure includes depreciation which is utilised for capital work.Source of funds General Rate Targeted RateTargeted Rate Reserves Fees/Other Financial Contributions Loans Total Funds2004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Reserves includes the use of depreciation.IncomeGeneral Rate Targeted Rate Fees/Other Financial Contributions Total Income$00060005000400030002000100002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Funding splitPublic Funding Private Funding3.23%96.77%THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-201445


WastewaterHow we know we are on trackWastewaterService levelTo provide a high quality wastewatertreatment and disposal service toprotect public health whileminimising effects on theenvironment.To ensure a speedy response to allcustomer complaints and requestsfor service.To plan and implement adequatemaintenance programmes.Checking progressTo sample and monitor treatedeffluent as required by the resourceconsent conditions set byEnvironment Waikato.Complete all wastewater capital andrenewal projects by 30 June for theyear in which they relate, subjectto a timely receipt of any necessaryresource consents.To action all complaints or requestsfor service within 12 hours ofnotice.To inspect all wastewater treatmentplants at least fortnightly.To inspect all wastewater pumpstations once in every three weeks.The provision of highly effectiveand efficient wastewater servicescontribute to the communityoutcomes of Vibrant LocalCommunities and a ThrivingEconomy.The Council provides wastewatercollection, treatment and disposalfor residents in Huntly,Ngaruawahia, Te Kauwhata,Meremere, Raglan, Hopuhopu,Horotiu, with smaller facilitiesserving some of the residents inTe Kowhai, Matangi andMaramarua. Council aims toprovide this service efficiently andeffectively to minimise effects onthe environment.Council staff carry out day-to-dayoperations while the Councilmanages physical capital works(including upgrading andextending) through the use ofexternal contractors.Where we want to goTo meet the community’saspirations our focus over thenext 10 years will be to:· operate and maintainwastewater collection,treatment and disposalsystems to protect the physicalenvironment and the health ofthe community· continue with rehabilitationand replacement ofwastewater assets to deliverthe required level of service· expand and improve treatmentfacilities and the distributionnetwork to meet future needs· provide wastewater collection,treatment and disposalservices at an affordable price· continue to improve servicelevels to meet communityexpectations, and strive toachieve compliance withEnvironment Waikatodischarge consent conditions.46THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-2014


WastewaterWhat we plan to spendExpenditureCapital Expenditure Operating Expenditure Total Expenditure$000700060005000400030002000100002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Operational expenditure includes depreciation which is utilised for capital work.Source of funds General Rate Targeted Rate Targeted Rate ReservesFees/Other Grants/Subsidies Financial Contributions Loans Total Funds$000700060005000400030002000100002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Reserves includes the use of depreciation.Income General Rate Targeted RateFees/Other Grants/Subsidies Financial Contributions Total Income$00060005000400030002000100002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Funding splitPublic Funding Private Funding3.56%96.44%THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-201447


WastewaterWhat we plan to doOperating ProjectsIncludes operation and maintenance of wastewater collection, treatmentand disposal.Wastewater Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $General District 50,000 51,000 50,500Hopuhopu 20,500 21,000 21,000Huntly 489,000 497,000 501,000Maramarua 10,500 8,500 8,500Matangi 30,000 30,500 38,500Meremere 44,500 43,000 43,500Ngaruawahia 290,500 293,500 296,000Raglan 349,000 378,500 402,500Taupiri 42,000 91,500 42,000Te Kauwhata 116,000 200,500 213,500Te Kowhai 10,000 15,000 10,500Asset Renewal ProgrammeAllows for the renewal of wastewater assets.Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Replace asbestos cement pipes at:Semple Street at Huntly 70,500Thomas Street area at Ngaruawahia 90,500From Taniwha Pump Station to Hall at Meremere 30,000Smith Street at Huntly 71,000Thomas Street area at Ngaruawahia 90,500Repair wavebands at Ngaruawahia treatment plant 20,000Replace asbestos cement pipes at Harris Street, Huntly 71,000Replace asbestos cement pipes at Thomas Street area, Ngaruawahia 90,500Renew resource consent for wastewater treatment plant at Te Kauwhata 33,000Improving Services (Asset Upgrades and New Assets)Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Relocate Matangi Road pump station 34,500Upgrade treatment plant at Raglan 1,889,000 648,000 210,500Scheme landscaping at Raglan wastewater treatment plant 40,000Infiltration elimination programme at Raglan 40,500 40,500 40,500Greenslade Road rising main at Raglan 200,000Wastewater collection and disposal system at Taupiri 1,800,000Upgrade wastewater treatment plant at Te Kauwhata 62,500 3,480,000Infiltration elimination programme at Te Kauwhata 40,500 20,500 11,000Wastewater collection and disposal system at Rangiriri 409,000Major ProjectsRaglan Wastewater TreatmentThe consent appeals for this projectwere heard in the EnvironmentCourt in February 2004. The courtapproved the 15 year resourceconsent as sought by Council.The upgrade of the wastewatertreatment plant will occur in2004/05 and 2005/06.The estimated project cost is$3.5 million.Taupiri WastewaterCouncil plans to install a reticulatedwastewater system in Taupiri, subjectto receiving a 50% Ministry of Healthsubsidy. The survey of ownersshowed that of the 40% thatresponded, 77% were in favour ofthe scheme.Rangiriri WastewaterCouncil plans to install a wastewaterreticulation system in Rangiriri andpipe the effluent to Te Kauwhatafor treatment and disposal, subjectto receiving Ministry of Healthsubsidy. A public consultationprocess is scheduled for 2005/06.Te Kauwhata WastewaterTreatmentIn order to receive and treatwastewater from the proposedcorrections facility, Council intendsto upgrade the treatment system,with the majority of the workfunded by the Department ofCorrections.Whale Bay WastewaterCouncil has allocated $15,000 toinvestigate the wastewater disposalissues and identify possible solutionsat Whale Bay.48THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-2014


StormwaterStormwaterThis activity contributes to thecommunity outcome of ThrivingEconomy through the provision ofessential infrastructure.The Council provides drainagesystems to manage surface waterrun-off from urban and ruralcatchments in a way that achievesan optimum balance between thelevel of protection and minimumcost to the community.Council staff carry out day-to-dayoperations of urban drainagenetwork, while the Council managesphysical capital works (includingupgrading and extending) throughthe use of external contractors.The rural drainage network isoperated and maintained by 45 ruraldrainage district committees.Council is required under theprovisions of the ResourceManagement Act to provide drainageservices in an environmentallyresponsible manner. Councilrecognises the need to meet publicexpectation of an essential serviceat an affordable price.How we know we are on trackWithin the framework of applicable legislation we aim toprovide consistent service levels in the following areas.Service levelTo minimise effects of stormwaterdischarges to receiving waters.To minimise or eliminate damageto property due to flooding.To plan and implement adequatemaintenance renewal programmes.Checking progressTo sample, monitor and report oncompliance with stormwaterdischarge resource consentconditions.To complete all stormwater capitaland renewal projects for each yearby 30 June of each financial year.To ensure that maintenanceprogrammes for urban drains arecompleted by 30 April each year.To ensure that contract works forminor maintenance and inspectionof 23 pumping stations is completedby 1 October every year and thatall drainage committees are notifiedof work required and receivefinancial reports by 1 Decemberevery year.To ensure that the contract forminor maintenance and inspectionof the five urban pumping stationsin Huntly is completed by 1 Octoberevery year.Review the capital improvementprogrammes with the Huntly,Ngaruawahia and RaglanCommunity Boards and the TeKauwhata Community Committee.THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-201449


StormwaterWhat we plan to doOperating ProjectsProvides for the operation and maintenance of stormwater collection, anddisposalStormwater Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $General District 51,500 50,500 46,000Huntly 137,000 140,000 142,500Ngaruawahia 52,000 54,500 57,000Raglan 51,500 49,500 50,500Te Kauwhata 14,000 14,500 15,000Maintaining ServicesMinor WorksAllows for minor works that require immediate attention.Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Miscellaneous pipes and manhole replacements in:Huntly 21,000 26,000 26,500Ngaruawahia 29,500 28,000 28,000Raglan 72,000 32,000 32,000Te Kauwhata 4,500 4,500 4,500Miscellaneous stormwater upgrade works at Rangiriri,Horotiu, Taupiri, and Meremere 10,000 10,000 10,000Minor stormwater extensions at Te Kauwhata 8,000 8,000Where we want to goTo meet the community's aspirationsour focus over the next 10 yearswill be to:· contribute to the safety of thecommunity by minimising theincidence of flooding· minimise property damage fromflooding and support economiclife of the district· provide a cost-effectivestormwater system whichsupports development of thedistrict· improve service levels to meetcommunity expectations, andstrive to achieve compliancewith Environment Waikatodischarge consent conditions.· obtain from EnvironmentWaikato comprehensive urbanstorm water discharge consentsfor urban areas.Asset Renewal ProgrammeAllows for the renewal of stormwater assets.Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Renewal of stormwater manholes and pipes at Mary Street, Huntly $114,000Improving ServicesRaglan StormwaterRaglan’s stormwater system is substandard in many areas, and requiresupgrading. The current targeted rate of $100.00 provides limited funds forupgrades and this will need to increase in future years.Projects 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07$ $ $Stormwater improvements and extensionsat Eccles Ave, Te Kauwhata 8,000Stormwater upgrade works at:Semple Street, Huntly - Stage III 56,000Queen Street/Regent Street, Ngaruawahia 118,500Semple Street, Huntly - Stage IV 49,000Patterson Park, Ngaruawahia 93,000Bankart Street, Raglan 59,500Stormwater improvement works at River Road/Kent Street, Ngaruawahia 81,000Stormwater improvement at Lazarus Village, Raglan 65,50050THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-2014


StormwaterWhat we plan to spendExpenditureCapital Expenditure Operating Expenditure Total Expenditure$0001200100080060040020002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Operational expenditure includes depreciation which is utilised for capital work.Source of funds General Rate Targeted Rate General Rate ReservesTargeted Rate Reserves Fees/Other Financial Contributions Total Funds$0001200100080060040020002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Reserves includes the use of depreciation.IncomeGeneral Rate Targeted Rate Fees/Others Financial Contributions Total Income$00014001200100080060040020002004/05 2005/06 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14Funding splitPublic Funding Private Funding19.52%80.48%THE ROAD AHEAD - LONG-TERM COUNCIL COMMUNITY PLAN 2004-201451

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