Extraordinary But Not Unknown

19 Aug

I don’t know why the meeting is deemed extraordinary given each year this document comes to council but, here it is, a summation of ‘how we did’.

First up, why are there no headings?  I would have to read the little graphs to work out what division was being outlined.  Here is an example (nb; this is the entire page on that issue)

building

Must be Building Consents.  Nice big white empty space at the top for a heading….here’s hoping headings will be added.

Here are some of the bits I snipped as I read through it last night.

not

The red X is from me.  A target of 100% is deemed as Achieved with 96.25%.  While they may have been setting their hopes too high, at 96.25% it has NOT been achieved.

Maybe one day I will outline how my visit to Council, after hearing about their new award, to view a property file went.

500k

I hope the one full-time and one part-time position didn’t use up the whole $500K..lol.  20 years later…..but they got an award for this remember.  I think that is a job I would enjoy.

The Fire Service obviously need to sort their sh&% out

fire

Well done to the Council staff.  Might need to take ‘by NZFS’ out of that measure

nzfs

This is questionable

event

And what is the difference between an Eco-advisor and an education officer that teaches best environmental practices?

grrr

Isn’t maintaining an on-site effluent disposal system the business owners responsibility and probably a resource consent issue?  A bit too much hand-holding going on.

An interesting read.

Pretty amazing that you can start off having a variance of $10.5M (under budget)

10.5

and end up only officially having $60K left over.

59

I am curious about the Water amount, though.  $5M variance and only $3.5M carry over.  I hope it has come from savings.

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One Response to “Extraordinary But Not Unknown”

  1. Kylie August 20, 2016 at 12:42 pm #

    Someone called and pointed out the $3.5m plus another entry for Water Tower strengthening and activated carbon adds up to $5m. That’s all good. That said, I was more concerned over why the money wasn’t used? Did they defer it? If yes, then why?

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