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Advocacy (Submissions)

Submission on AT's proposed NX2 bus route and layovers proposal, June 2018

Submission
Issue date: 
Tue 3 Jul 2018
Our submission on AT's proposed NX2 bus route and layovers proposal sought feedback on the duration of the proposed interim bus configuration and outlined specific concerns about the implications of the proposed changes on loading and servicing for businesses in Wellesley Street East as well as the most appropriate locations for bus layovers.

Submission to the Freyberg Place Pedestrian Mall Proposal

Submission
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Jun 2018
Our submission on the proposed redesignation of Freyberg Place to a pedestrian mall seeks clarification on the best option for how to designate the space in the long term and requests that in order to better deliver on the commitment to go from mostly open to mostly closed, a management plan is developed and put in place, with agreement from relevant parties.

Submission on America's Cup 36 Resource Consent Application

Submission
Issue date: 
Mon 28 May 2018
We support the hosting of AC36 in the Wynyard Basin/Hobson Wharf area event in principle, but suggest that there is potential for more than minor adverse environmental effects (particularly in regard to transport and access, access to public open space and views, and community and business disruption) which should be addressed in any approval of consent for AC36. We seek that a number of consent conditions are applied around consent duration and plans to manage effects in a co-ordinated way.

Submission on Auckland Council Development Contributions Policy 2018

Submission
Issue date: 
Mon 14 May 2018
Our submission to Auckland Council's draft Development Contribution (DC) Policy asks that the council considers options for improving the fairness of its rating policy and the approach to allocating expenditure to DCs versus general rates.

Submission on Regional Land Transport Plan & Regional Fuel Tax

Submission
Issue date: 
Wed 9 May 2018
Our submission on Auckland's RLTP and Regional Fuel Tax acknowledged our strong interest in getting Auckland’s transport right to ensure we unlock the city’s potential and meet the access needs for a growing city centre.

Heart of the City 10-Year Budget, The Auckland Plan, Waste Management

Submission
Issue date: 
Thu 29 Mar 2018
Our submission to Auckland Council's 10-Year budget, The Auckland Plan and Waste Management and Minimisation Plan included transport funding, city centre transformation, arts and culture, rates, homelessness and waste as key points.

Submission on America's Cup Resource Consent Application by Panuku Development Auckland

Submission
Issue date: 
Wed 14 Mar 2018
Our submission to Auckland Council regarding the Resource Consent application made by Panuku Development Auckland for the hosting of America's Cup supports the hosting of the event in Auckland's city centre and seeks assurance that we are investing in infrastructure that will deliver a positive economic, social and environmental benefit for Auckland.

Federal Street Stage 2 Project: feedback to Auckland Transport

Submission
Issue date: 
Sun 10 Dec 2017

Heart of the City gave the following feedback to Auckland Transport on the draft design for the Federal Street Stage 2 upgrade project.

Presentation on America's Cup options to the Auckland Council Governing Body

Submission
Issue date: 
Thu 23 Nov 2017

On 23 November, Auckland Council considered the proposed locations for the America's Cup on the city centre waterfront.

Auckland Council Annual Plan Submission

Submission
Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017

Heart of the City Business Association welcomes the opportunity to make this submission to the Auckland Council draft Annual 2017/18.

Heart of the City delivers the City Centre's Business Improvement District (or 'BID') programme.