Masterton Monthly Wrap 2018
Quick updates about what’s going on at your Council
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Updates from Masterton District Council
The Masterton District Council has launched a new campaign to boost voter turnout in October’s local body elections.
It is with profound sadness that Masterton District Council, the owner and operator of Hood Aerodrome, offers its condolences to the families and friends of those lost in the aircraft incident on Sunday 16th June.
The Masterton District Council will this year give 34 organisations a total of $189,500 through its Community Wellbeing Fund.
Hood Aerodrome, owned and operated by Masterton District Council, is supporting police and emergency services following an aircraft incident near Masterton this morning.
Casual swimming will be temporarily unavailable at Masterton’s Trust House Recreation Centre as maintenance work continues on the complex.
Masterton District Council will decide on the next steps for the Town Centre Revamp project later this month as final developed designs are received.
A collaboration between Masterton’s community groups and the Masterton District Council is helping keep families warm while also increasing funding for charitable projects.
Masterton’s northern entrance will be colourful once again with a fresh and modern garden bed design set to be planted later this month.
Masterton District Council has awarded its Road Maintenance Contract to Higgins Contractors Limited. The contract, worth $33.8 million over five years, is due to start on 1 July 2019.
Masterton District Council has agreed to sell 30.78 hectares of land on the north-east edge of town.The land, bordering Gordon St and Kitchener St, commonly known as the Williams Block, has been purchased by Westwood Property Group Ltd for $2.4 million.
More people with a wider range of disabilities will be able to enjoy the swimming pools at the Trust House Recreation Centre thanks to a new mobile lifting hoist.
An engineering assessment of the Masterton Library building has found parts of the building need strengthening to bring it up to building standards.
A new PVC liner is being installed in the outdoor lido swimming pool at the Trust House Recreation Centre.
In the wake of the horrific events in Christchurch, a community gathering will be held in Masterton’s Town Square on Monday.
Submissions are being invited on a proposed review of combined Wairarapa district-wide bylaws.
Charges at Masterton District Council’s Nursery Road Transfer Station will increase slightly from today.
The final stage in a significant rejuvenation of a Masterton icon will kick off next week.
Masterton District Council is giving people the opportunity to get a better understanding of what happens to the town’s effluent with an open day at the Homebush Wastewater Treatment Plant on Saturday 23 March.
Toxic algae in the Waingawa and Otaki rivers are at extreme levels of more than 50% riverbed cover. Detached mats of dried algae are widespread along the river margins. Mats have also been found in the Waikanae River at Jim Cooke Park.
Masterton District Council (MDC) owns, operates and maintains public water, wastewater and stormwater assets within the Masterton district. MDC also owns and supports, several smaller schemes in rural locations.