Kaipara’s election to replace mayor Greg Gent will take place from Friday 26 January to midday on Saturday 17 February, which means the postal vote will close on the first day the election can be held.
Kaipara mayor Greg Gent announced on Monday he intended to resign after the council meeting on Tuesday 14 November.
High Court judge Ailsa Duffy has brought to an end an episode in the scrap over the secretively funded & heavily over cost Mangawhai Ecocare sewerage scheme.
One of the 3 commissioners who’ve been in charge of the Kaipara District Council since 2012, Peter Winder, will stay on as Crown manager after the local body elections on 8 October.
The Kaipara District will return to having a fully elected council at this year’s local body elections, supported by a Crown manager & a Crown observer.
Kaipara District Council, still run by commissioners, is seeking feedback on its annual plan, which includes a $10.1 million reduction in debt.