Masterton Monthly Wrap 2018
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Updates from Masterton District Council
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.
Masterton Mayor Lyn Patterson has welcomed the Coalition Government’s decision to include Masterton as one of five new refugee resettlement locations.
Masterton residents are being asked to give their opinion on the district’s best bits as the District Council looks to invest in a revamp of the gateways into town.
Construction has begun on a new library facility for the Masterton community.
Masterton District Council is developing the Library Learning Centre – Te Puna Ako on the vacant site next to the library in Queen Street.
Masterton District Council is embarking on a rejuvenation of our town centre.
Masterton District Council has decided to procure its own roading services contract managed independently rather than pursuing a shared service across the three Wairarpa councils at this time.
The new year will bring a new look for parts of Masterton’s town centre as the project to revamp public spaces continues.
The three Wairarapa Mayors would like to acknowledge the gravity of the situation regarding the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture being placed into liquidation.
Masterton District Council is overhauling its parks and open spaces maintenance contract – moving to a collaborative model that leverages contractor expertise.