No. They need to be related to rate of inflation and 6% per year is cumulative.
No. Absolutely not. Why would you give away your assets and have no control of something so vital to life.
No. Why....Tell me what the problem is then solve that. Look at our record on rubbish disposal. That would be a good start. Light rail to ease traffic. Etc, etc.
Yes. A vibrant central business area is critical to a healthy community. Strip shopping is back. Not only N.P. But also Waitara, Bell Block, Fitzroy, Inglewood, Oakura, Westown, Okato, even Frankleigh Park.
Let's see how it goes. I don't support division by race.
Treat them equally with New Plymouth. This is a vast district with people's of very different expectations. Managing those is vital for council.
I don't believe the Racecourse is the correct site. The green open space of the Racecourse should be for Horse Racing and the members of that industry should be encouraged not hindered. New sports facilities are needed but a better site should be employed.
Communication with the community at large. Less spin and more honesty.