Work to renew the street gardens in Mount Maunganui gets underway today with motorists being advised to expect delays.
Tauranga City Council will begin renewing the gardens on the corner of Sunrise Avenue and Maranui Street from today.
TCC will begin renewal of the street gardens at Maranui Street and Sunrise Ave.
Traffic management will be in place when necessary to allow machinery to operate on the site due to the narrow space between the gardens and carriage way.
On Wednesday the Passive Pool at the Mount Hot Pools will be closed to allow contractors to make modifications to the pool cover.
The pool will be closed from 10am to 2pm.
This information from this week’s Tauranga City Council weekly bulletin for the week beginning Monday, September 24, published below.
- Don’t paint the drain! We are gearing up to launch a campaign aimed at DIY and trade painters during October. A text competition will encourage painters to wash and dispose of waste paint responsibly instead of washing paint down stormwater drains. The campaign is an initiative from Master Painters. Dulux, Resene and Wattyl are supporting it with prizes and local paint retailers are on board too. More details soon…
- Annual mains flushing will continue next week and is programmed for two weeks. Areas affected have been advertised in the Bay of Plenty Times and on the TCC website.
- Upgrading of the water main on Cameron Road from Elizabeth street to the Fire Station will be starting next week, this work is necessary so that the Water Main alterations that are programmed for next month can proceed without affecting customers water supply. This is on track to be complete by the 28th September.
- Valve maintenance in Papamoa East is now complete and work has commenced in the Greerton area.
- A sewer blockage in Harris St, Bayfair was due to build up of fat in line near Bayfair shopping centre.
Parks and Leisure
- Play in the Bay! The month of October will see a range of outdoor events and activities designed to get people out into our parks and reserves. Kicks off on Friday 5 October with the Fulton Hogan Corporate Challenge along The Strand followed by a fun education day at Gordon Carmichael Reserve on Saturday 6 October. Later: Tree Climbing at Yatton Park, 13 October; Memorial Park skate competition and demo, 13 October; McLaren Falls Park Glow Worm walks 27 and 28 October. Visit sportbop.co.nz for more about Play in the Bay.
- Vegetation enhancement work will proceed in the Waiaka Reserve next week.
- From Monday 24 September Council Contractors will be renewing the street gardens on the corner of Sunrise Avenue and Maranui Street. Traffic Management will be in place when necessary due to machinery operating on the site and the narrow space between the gardens and carriage way.
- City to Surf Run: Please watch for runners on the following roads on Sunday 30 September: Cross Road, Mirrielees Road, the Harbour Bridge, Totara Street, Rata Street, Salisbury Avenue, The Mall, Adams Avenue, Marine Parade and in the Phoenix Car Park. In addition, there will be short, temporary lane closures along The Mall, Adams Avenue and Marine Parade. Please drive carefully in these areas.
- Construction Sites: Watch for construction vehicle movements around large commercial construction sites at:
- Police Station Site Willow Street
- 24 Pacific Avenue
- Horny Bull Site, The Strand
- Cameron Road/Elizabeth Street construction and road improvements. Expect delays at signals due to island and footpath works.
- 40 Selwyn Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street and Selwyn Street
- Edgecombe Road: Work to build a new footpath link in Edgecombe Road between Fourth Avenue and Seventh Avenue is underway. Construction of the new footpath is expected to take a week to complete, weather permitting.
- Marine Parade Reconstruction: Work to upgrade a section of Marine Parade between Commons Avenue and Pacific Avenue is due to start this week. Weather permitting, the work is expected to take four weeks to complete. Road closures will be in place from time to time with Maunganui Road being the detour route. Expect delays and take care when driving in the area.
- Spring Street Parking Building: Now open until 11:30pm Monday - Saturday and after 7pm it is free to park.
- Triton Avenue Reconstruction: Work to reconstruct the section of Triton Avenue between Portside Drive and Totara Street is underway. Weather permitting, the work is expected to be finished by the end of September. Please expect delays and take care when driving in the area.
- Ultrafast Broadband: Work to install Ultrafast Broadband is being done in the Pyes Pa area, the city centre and in the Aviation Drive and Aerodrome Road area. Most of the work is being done off the road. The Ultrafast Broadband Project is a central government initiative.
Council - Tuesday, 25 September 2012 - 1.00 pm
Petition Received – Environment Court Ruling – Amateur Radio Masts and Aerials
This report contains information from staff in response to a petition being presented at this meeting.
The Petitioner will attend the meeting for this item.
Adoption of 2012 Annual Report
The purpose of this report is to adopt the audited Annual Report and explain the major changes from the draft Annual Report presented to Council in August 2012. In addition the Annual Reports for Tauranga City Aquatics Limited and Tauranga City Venues Limited are provided for information.
Representatives of Audit NZ will attend the meeting for this item.
Annual Report – Route K Tolls 2011/2012 Financial Year
A separate Annual Report for Route K for the years ending 30 June 2012 is required by the Tauranga City Council (Route K Toll) Empowering Act 2000 – “Route K Act”.
Report on Dog Control Policy and Practices
The Dog Control Act (“the Act”) requires all territorial authorities to report annually. The Act lists the information required in the report.
Review of Water and Wastewater Charging Options
Considering issues regarding the supply and charging for water and wastewater as highlighted by the initial work of the charging options review team and the possible entry of a very high water use industry to Tauranga.
Development Contributions for High Water Users
To address development contribution issues associated with a proposed new development that would generate exceptionally high water and wastewater demand.
Wastewater Management Review Committee - Friday, 28 September 2012 - 9.30 am (Reconvened Meeting from 25 July 2012)
2012 Environment Mitigation and Enhancement Fund Applications Process
The Committee is asked to consider the appointment of independent assessors to provide recommendations to the Committee on the Environment Mitigation and Enhancement Fund applications.
Date: 25 September
Time: 10.00 am-12.00 pm
Purpose: Libraries Level of Service Review
Monday 24 September
Projects & Monitoring Committee
Tuesday 25 September
Workshop – Libraries Level of Service Review
Wednesday 26 September
Bay of Plenty Times 140th Celebration
Friday 28 September
Sustainable Business Awards - Rotorua
Saturday 29 September
Do Something Tauranga Expo – TECT Arena
Ethkick Festival – Pemberton Park