Compilation of a report by officers of the Waitaki District Council (WDC) to meet pre-election requirements under the Local Government Act was described by Waitaki Mayor Alex Familton as a “waste of time” at Tuesday’s meeting of the committee of the whole.
“Most of the information in the report has already been published in other reports,” he said.
“Councillors should not spend more than 10 seconds discussing the report.”
WDC chief executive Michael Ross said a great deal of work had gone into preparing the report, which was subsequently received by councillors with very little discussion.
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