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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
Selwyn Waihora Zone Meeting
Tuesday, 21 May, 1pm, Executive Meeting Room
Wednesday, 22 May, 1pm, Council Chambers,
Malvern Community Board
Monday, 27 May, 4pm, Darfield Library/Service
Annual Plan 2013-2014 Deliberations
Thursday, 30 May, 9am, Council Chambers
Annual Plan 2013-2014 Deliberations
Friday, 31 May, 9am, Council Chambers
Industrial Park Project Team
Thursday, 6 June, 3pm, Izone Café Visitors Centre
(Because this project team discusses
commercially sensitive information, the
public will be excluded from most, if not all,
of the meeting: Please direct any queries to the
Corporate Services Manager, Douglas Marshall)
Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee
Tuesday, 4 June, 1pm, Executive Meeting Room
These are public meetings and the first 15 minutes
are available for the public to speak.
Coalgate Township Committee
Tuesday, 27 May, 7.30pm, Coalgate Fire Station
Coalgate/Glentunnel Reserve Management
Thursday, 30 May, 8pm, Coalgate Fire Station
Darfield Recreation & Community Centre
Tuesday, 4 June, 7.30pm, Darfield Recreation
Glenroy Community Hall Committee
Tuesday, 21 May, 8pm, Glenroy Hall
Greendale Recreation Reserve Management
Tuesday, 4 June, 8pm, Greendale Hall Pavilion
Halkett Community Centre Committee
Wednesday, 5 June, 7.30pm, Halkett Community
Hororata District Citizens Association
Tuesday, 28 May, 7.30pm, Hororata Community
Hororata Reserve Management Committee
Wednesday, 5 June, 7.30pm, Hororata Community
(Public Forum on Hot Air Balloon Launching
at the Reserve)
Leeston Park Association
Monday, 27 May, 7.30pm, Leeston Park Pavilion
Rolleston Residents Association
Monday, 27 May, 7.30pm, Rolleston Community
Southbridge Advisory Committee
Monday, 27 May, 7.30pm, Southbridge Library
Springston Hall Committee
Thursday, 6 June, 7.30pm, Springston Community
Tai Tapu Community Association Inc.
Wednesday, 5 June, 7.30pm, Tai Tapu Library
West Melton Community Centre Committee
Tuesday, 28 May, 7.30pm, 3/139 Adams Road,
The realignment of Telegraph Road with
Bray Street in Darfield has started. Motorists
should take extreme care when proceeding
through this intersection while this work is
being completed. When the realignment has
finished the priority at the intersection will
change giving right of way to traffic on Bray
Street/Telegraph Road. Cardale Street will
be controlled by a compulsory stop sign.
A concept plan can be viewed on the
Council s website www.selwyn.govt.nz/
If you have questions about this project
please contact Stef McNeil on 03 347 2800
or phone 03 318 8338.
licence to occupy
Tenders are sought for a licence to occupy
the following Council land for the purpose
of grazing activities only.
The area comprises around 9.10 ha and
is Council owned land located between
Goulds and Dynes Roads in Rolleston.
Further information and tender submission
documents can be obtained from Tanya
Maylam on (03) 347 2954 or at tanya.
email@example.com, PO Box 90,
The closing date for tenders is 12 noon on
Monday, 27 May 2013.
If your dog was first registered after 30 June 2006
and is not a working dog, the law requires him or
her to be microchipped. This free monthly service
is available at the following places.
Friday 24 May
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
AGM -- in the Habgood Lounge
Lincoln Events Centre
7pm, 29 May, 2013
Come along and hear our Guest Speaker, Vanessa
Palmer, who will be talking about Camp Quality.
This is a non-profit, volunteer organisation
providing fun recreational experiences for
children living with cancer. Vanessa is looking
forward to sharing her stories and telling you
about the hope and happiness her work brings
to these children.
Boil water notice update
Boil water notices in place for the Rolleston and Sheffield/
Waddington water supplies have now been lifted.
A precautionary boil water notice for the Rolleston water supply was issued
on Sunday, 12 May, when a test result was returned indicating that E.coli
was present, at levels above the recommended level, in one bore which
feeds into the town supply.
Several days of water test results have now been received which indicate
that no trace of E.coli is present in the water and the water is safe to drink.
The Council's Water Asset Manager, Murray England, says there are a
number of reasons why water testing could have returned a positive test on
12 May, and they could include a lab error, a sampling error, contamination
of ground water, or backflow contamination. The Council will be carrying
out an investigation to look at why the positive test result was returned.
"When the Council received the positive test result we decided to issue a
boil water notice to avoid the risk of anyone becoming sick," he says. "We
want to thank Rolleston residents for their help in alerting the community to
the boil water notice when it was issued. We also appreciate the patience
residents have shown while the notice has been in place."
The boil water notice for the Sheffield/ Waddington water supply has now
Slowly but surely Selwyn
District's 19 cemeteries are
being returned to their pre-
Greendale, one of the worst
affected, was the first to have
its damaged headstones and
Early this year repairs began
in Springston where 170
headstones needed repair.
The work there has almost been
completed and headstone repair
work will resume in the spring
at Dunsandel once the ground
has dried out.
Amy Georgina Lill's headstone
in the Dunsandel Cemetery
awaits restoration, due to be
carried out later this year.
As daylight saving is no longer upon us,
the Council needs to think about the health
and safety of everyone using our cemeteries
during the darker winter hours.
We would like to make the latest time to
book a burial (excluding ashes) at 3.30pm.
Normal hours will resume when daylight
saving begins at the end of September.
Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market AGM
Wednesday, 29 May, 7-9pm
Fitzgerald Room, Lincoln Event Centre.
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