Consultation starts 29 March
Every three years the Council completes a planning process that sets out priorities and budgets for the coming decade. It's an important process that sets a vision for Hamilton that will shape how we grow and change. You are important part of the process.
Councillors have debated the issues and projects at length and the Draft Budget reflect their decisions on where Hamilton should prioritise its spending.
Between 29 March 2018 and 30 April 2018, you have the opportunity to have your say. Check back here closer to the time to view the consultation document and download the response form or sign up to be emailed when submissions open.
|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.
|29 March - 30 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.