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2021 – Your council, who speaks for you? Representation review responses



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Do you support the Council’s initial proposal for representation arrangements for 2022?
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There is no rational apart from supposedly higher electioneering costs for keeping to 2 wards. Councillors represent the whole city. Election should be city wide like that of the mayor. If we are getting 2 Maori ward then the number of councillors need to be reduced from 12 to 10 so that the overall total is still 12 and not bloat up to 14. A significant increase for ratepayers.
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The Council will hear verbal submissions on Tuesday 9 October 2021. Do you want to speak about your submission at this meeting?