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Christchurch City Council met today

Press Release – Christchurch City Council Councillors received an update on the New Central Library project, which was recently put out for tender. The Council has received a number of excellent tenders and a decision will be made in the coming weeks. Ground-works for the library began on …Christchurch City Council met today and made the following key decisions: New Central Library Councillors received an update on the New Central Library project, which was recently put out for tender. The Council has received a number of excellent tenders and a decision will be made in the coming weeks. Ground-works for the library began on Monday 22 February on the site of the old Camelot Hotel, which means construction of the facility – which will be the largest public library in the South Island – can begin later in 2016. Council supports voluntary smokefree outdoor dining trial The Council resolved to support Smokefree Canterbury’s ‘Voluntary Smokefree Outdoor Dining Trial’. Smokefree Canterbury will receive economic data on the hospitality sector within Christchurch; help with survey methodology and analysis of findings; and contact details for café and restaurant owners with outdoor dining lease agreements. Council to organise TPP workshop Councillors and the public will have an opportunity to hear from experts, such as university lecturers, about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at a workshop to be organised by the Council. After the workshop...

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Key decisions from today’s Council meeting 14/8/14

Press Release – Christchurch City Council Community to have say on financial issues ; Council takes stance on Trans-Pacific Partnership ; Mayor to sign Call for Action on Alcohol ; Diamond Harbour community to have say on development plans ; Committee to investigate intersection right-turn …Thursday, 14 August 2014 Key decisions from today’s Council meeting Christchurch City Council met today and made the following decisions: Community to have say on financial issues Community engagement will begin on 4 September 2014 on the issues and exploring all options arising from the financial challenges the Council faces. The results will be used to inform the development of the draft 2015-2025 Long Term Plan. The Council also voted to receive the KordaMentha and Cameron Partners reports. Council takes stance on Trans-Pacific Partnership The Council will support a petition from the Renewals Motueka group about the Asia-Pacific regional free trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The Council adopted the position that it encourages the Government to conclude negotiations on the TPP and free trade agreements in a way that provides net positive benefits for Christchurch and New Zealand. There are 12 objectives that the Council also agreed to in support of this position. The Council will request Local Government New Zealand to adopt a similar stance. Mayor to sign Call for Action on Alcohol Mayor Lianne Dalziel will sign a statement...

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