Achievements report for the City Vision-led Albert – Eden Local Board 

City Vision Albert Eden Local Board members with Cr Casey

Peter Haynes, Simon Mitchell, Graeme Easte , Helga Arlington and Margi Watson

At the 2010 local body elections we said that if elected we would provide a strong community voice for Albert-Eden by protecting communities and the environment and ensuring development is appropriate.

Open Space.

  • Funded the enhancement our parks, reserves, streams, maunga and beach.
  • Built Nixon Skatepark
  • Upgraded the heritage changing sheds and toilets in Point Chevalier beach.
  • Worked closely with community-led environmental  groups.

Heritage and Urban Design

  • Ensured consents and demolitions referred to local board
  • Supporting groups opposing inappropriate developments

 Sustainability

  • Established a Sustainability Advisory Board

Community Support

  • Increased community funding
  • Funded Eden Albert Schools Cultural Festival

 Economic Development

  • Delivered tourism study for 5 business areas

 SH20

  • Secured multi-million mitigation package to protect and improve communities and environment impacted by SH20 Waterview Connection.
  • Worked closely with NZTA to ensure good community and open space outcomes.

Transport

  • Advocated and achieved improved community consultation for Dominion Rd and Mt Albert Train Station upgrade

Arts and Libraries

  • Hosted 3 art exhibitions

 Local Decision Making

  • Considered several hundred submissions prior to completing the inaugural Local Board Plan
  • Advocated to the Governing Body for improvements to our town centres and more open space.

Financial Management

  • Met community priorities within budget

 

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