Extract from Christchurch City Council’s staff analysis of submissions received on Long Term Plan
“Asset Sales, Rates Rises and Anchor Projects
· “For submissions commenting specifically on asset sales, 83 percent were opposed to them”.
· For submissions commenting on funding the proposals in the LTP, just 4 percent were in support of the proposed rates increases.
· For submissions commenting specifically on the Anchor Projects, 68 percent expressed opposition to funding proposals for them.
Many of the submissions opposing asset sales referred to the Anchor Projects as a reason for doing so”.