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Public Forum at Council and Community
Board Meetings. You may speak on matters of
concern during the first 15 minutes of each meeting
but please let us know well in advance. For council
meetings, please notify Bernadette Ryan and for
community boards, please notify Marilyn Ponsford.
Township, Hall and Reserve Committees,
please note. If you wish to advertise your meeting
here, or make any changes to meeting details, please
let Bernadette Ryan know by 9am on Thursday
of the week prior to publication by emailing
firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phoning
347 2800 or 03 318 8338.
COUNCIL & COMMUNITY BOARDS
• Wednesday, 24 April, 1pm, Council Chambers,
Selwyn Rural Water Supply Sub-committee
• Thursday, 2 May, 8.30am, Darfield Library/
Malvern Hills Rural Water Supply Sub-
• Thursday, 2 May, 10.30am, Darfield Library/
Selwyn Waihora Zone Meeting
• Tuesday, 7 May, 1pm, Executive Meeting Room
• Wednesday, 8 May, 1pm, Council Chambers,
The meeting is followed by a Citizenship
Ceremony at 6.30pm which is open to the
These are public meetings and the first 15 minutes
are available for the public to speak.
Coes &Chamberlains Ford Reserve
• Thursday, 9 May, 7.30pm, Sudeley Park
Darfield Recreation & Community Centre
• Monday, 6 May, 7.30pm, Darfield Recreation
Doyleston Community Committee
• Tuesday, 8 May, 7.30pm, Osborne Park Hall
Glentunnel Residents Association
• Monday, 6 May, 7.30pm, Glentunnel Community
Ladbrooks Community Hall Committee
• Friday, 3 May, 7.45pm, Ladbrooks Hall
Leeston Community Committee
• Monday, 6 May, 7.30pm, Leeston Library/Service
Leeston Park Association
• Monday, 29 April, 7.30pm, Leeston Park Pavilion
Lincoln Event Centre Governance Committee
• Wednesday, 8 May, 7.30pm, Lincoln Event Centre
Rolleston Residents Association
• Monday, 29 April, 7.30pm, Rolleston Community
Tawera Memorial Hall Springfield
• Thursday, 2 May, 7.30pm, Tawera Memorial Hall
Mobile library timetable
Wednesday 24 April
11.30am -- 1pm
1.20 -- 1.50pm
Thursday 25 April
Tuesday 30 April
Tai Tapu Playcentre
10 -- 10.30am
Tai Tapu Pre-School
10.30 -- 11.15am
West Melton Learning Centre 1.45 -- 2pm
West Melton Church
Due to construction of the new Lincoln library,
access to Lincoln and Districts Community Care
is now via the new car park on Lyttelton Street.
Phone 325 2007 for any enquiries.
If your dog was first registered after 30 June 2006
and is not a working dog, the law requires them
to be microchipped. This free monthly service is
available at the following places.
Friday 26 April
9 -- 9.30am
10.15 -- 10.45am
11.30am -- 12pm
12.45 -- 1.15pm
• All clinics last for only half an hour.
• The Rolleston venue is in Norman Kirk Drive
(off Rolleston Drive).
• Microchipping will not take place if wet.
• Working dogs and dogs registered before 1 July
2006 can be microchipped for $20 per dog.
If you have any questions regarding microchipping,
please contract Tracey Wheeler on 347 2800 or
Honorary treasurer to keep the books for the
Rolleston Reserve Management Committee.
Basic bookkeeping skills an advantage.
Three to four hours plus a meeting on the
third Monday of the month is the only time
You will gain huge satisfaction from being
a part of this dynamic fun committee which
currently manages the Foster Dog Park,
Rolleston Reserve and Brookside Park.
Enquiries please to Chairman Jens, phone
354 5000 or 027 4334 179.
Sheep available for tender
Tenders are now being accepted for 5 two-
tooth ewes (possibly Coopworths) currently
in our pound. All tenders must be submitted
on the tender form that is obtained by either
contacting Animal Control on 03 347 2800,
or any of the Council Service Centres.
Please forward your tender in a sealed
envelope by 5pm Monday 29 April 2013 and
addressed to Sheep Tender, Selwyn District
Council, PO Box 90, Rolleston.
Submissions close soon
Submissions on our draft Annual Plan for
2013/14 close at 5pm on Friday, 3 May.
Full copies and summaries of the draft Annual
Plan are now available from our service
centres, libraries and on our website selwyn.
You can make a submission:
online at: www.selwyn.govt.nz
by emailing: email@example.com
by posting: Draft Annual Budget, Selwyn
District Council, PO Box 90,
Council officers will be attending public
meetings at Glentunnel and Rolleston to talk
about the draft Plan.
The Glentunnel meeting is being held on
Monday, 30 April, at 7.30pm at Glentunnel
The Rolleston meeting is being held on
Thursday, 2 May, at 7.30pm at the Council's
Headquarters on Norman Kirk Drive.
Resource Management Act 1991
Selwyn District Plan
Private Plan Change 24 -- Silverstream
Estates, Cardale Street, Darfield
The Selwyn District Council has accepted the
Commissioner's Recommendation to approve
Plan Change 24 with amendments.
The full text of the decision can be read
at www.selwyn.govt.nz or, during working
hours, at any Council service centre or library.
From the date of this notice, the Selwyn
District Plan is amended in accordance with
Anyone who made a submission on Plan
Change 24 may appeal to the Environment
Court against the Council's decision.
Appeals must be in the prescribed form as
set out in Form 7, and must reach the Court
within 30 working days of receiving notice of
the decision from the Council.
A copy of the appeal must also be served on
For further information, please contact David
Smith, Team Leader Strategy & Policy on (03)
347 2800 or at PO Box 90, Rolleston 7643.
(This notice is given under Clause 10 (3) of the First
Schedule to the Resource Management Act 1991).
-- Get involved,
meet like-minded people
LET meetings are normally held
the first Monday of each month
(except public holidays and over the
Christmas period) at 7.30pm in the
Lincoln Event Centre, Meijer Drive, off
North Belt. All welcome!
For more information, please contact
Sue Jarvis, 329 5858 or
Next meeting is 6 May which is
also our AGM. There will a speaker:
"Talking trash with Sharon McIver."
Capital projects to improve the quality and
reliability of the water supply in Darfield are
The Council is planning to construct a
reservoir and pump station north of Darfield.
The design of the reservoir and pump station
is progressing well. Construction is expected
to begin in the middle of this year and be
complete by the end of the year or early in
The population of Darfield is expected to
grow rapidly in the future and there will be
more demand on the water supply network.
The new pump station and reservoir will
help to better manage current and future
peak demand. The reservoir will also allow
entrained (trapped) air to be released from
the water before it reaches the pipe network.
This will help resolve the problems some
households experience with air locks in their
The construction of a second deep bore
for Darfield will also start soon. This bore
will be located close to the current main
bore. Drilling and testing is expected to take
about two months. Once the second bore
is completed, it will provide an alternate
avoiding the need to
use the Waimakariri
River source as a
backup water supply.
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