Local Govt. Debate

Guru says community boards are’t dead yet

Councillor K Gurunathan (Guru) says his fellow KCDC councillors should not assume that moves towards amalgamation means the end of community boards.

He says the new Local Government Act, initiated to encourage amalgamation, stipulates a two-tiered structure. This could also mean that the Kapiti council could be replaced by a ‘more empowered community board.’ READ MORE