Making the right choices for Hamilton
Every three years the Council completes a planning process that sets out priorities and budgets for the coming decade.
The initial draft budget was scheduled to be presented to the Council on 19 October, but has now been deferred to the 6 December 10-Year Plan meeting. This was announced on 17 October. See media release here.
You are important to this process. There will be an opportunity in March/April 2018 fo you to have your say.
|June - November 2017|
|6 December 2017|
Council considers draft budget
|January - February 2018|||
Council staff prepares the Consultation Document that will explain the priorities the Council has, the projects it wants to prioritise and how it plans to fund the work required.
|February - March 2018|||
The Consultation Document goes to Audit New Zealand. They make sure it gives the public enough information to provide informed feedback.
|March - April 2018|
Budget is adopted by Council
Final revisions are made based on public feedback and further Council debate.
All documentation and budgets are finalised.
The Council formally adopts the 10-Year Plan on 28 June.
This is a complex process and the timings may change as we progress.