Category: Area Plans

UPDATE: Finance and Performance Committee March 18 Digests: Urban Regeneration and No to Manurewa Local Board

Urban regeneration still a pickle, I say no to Manurewa Local Board   From Auckland Council: Committee votes to progress urban development – Decision Digest – Finance and Performance committee Published: 20 … Continue reading UPDATE: Finance and Performance Committee March 18 Digests: Urban Regeneration and No to Manurewa Local Board

Otara-Papatoetoe Area Plan Approved – And Ruled by Technocracy?

A Shame

 

As expected although one had to try (see: Council Fails South Auckland – Again) the Auckland Development Committee has adopted the Otara-Papatoetoe Area Plan into operation this afternoon.

While disappointing as the Area Plan is now nothing but platitudes backed up with very little funding for most of the projects listed in the ‘5-year’ project lists any how.

 

I will evaluate the situation in a podcast tomorrow as well as other happenings that came of the Committee today including this:

 

Ruled by a Technocracy we are….

 

One thing I will say though, if I do ever serve as an elected representative in the Auckland Council Governing Body technocracies is something I despise and that Area Plan would be fully reviewed and rebuilt – properly!….