AGM 2019

Whangamata Ratepayers Association

P.O. Box 62, Whangamata 3643
www.whangamataratepayers.org.nz    

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Whangamata Ratepayers Association Inc will take place on Saturday 23rd February at 4:00pm, at the Whangamata RSA, 324 Port Road, Whangamata.

All financial members and non-member residents and ratepayers are encouraged to attend this meeting.

While a report on the encouraging progress made by the organisation this year will be tabled, and financial accounts presented, the main purpose of the meeting will be to gauge the level of support for the continuation of the association’s activities, and to establish an effective and committed committee.

Some new committee members were elected last year as a number of long-standing incumbents stepped down, and more are still required to re-vitalise and re-energise the organisation.

Significant progress was achieved in the last year on the major subjects identified as strategically important for the town; power supply, stormwater management and the Williamson Park resource consent, but we REALLY need more members, including several who are willing to sit on the committee (meet every two months) to ensure this momentum is continued.

The seemingly never-ending debate around mangrove management will be an important subject in coming months, and while we’re all really sick of hearing about mangroves, once the proposed legislation currently before parliament is passed, unless we convince TCDC to do a better job than the debacle over the last years under Waikato Regional Council, our harbour will eventually be overtaken, filled with silt, and lost forever.

So, we need members (to give us credibility in dealing with TCDC and others) and we need motivated people to help us a committee level.

Join us now before the AGM($10 per household) by following the link:

https://www.whangamataratepayers.org.nz/join-us/

 

Terry Wilson

Chairman

15th January 2019