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Wastewater connection to the Russell Wharf

Andrew Riddell made this Official Information request to Far North District Council

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From: Andrew Riddell

Kia ora Far North District Council,

Please provide copies of all communications, inquiries, and/or requests (including applications) the District Council has received for a waterwater connection on the Russell Wharf since 2010, including any recommendations and decisions on any requests or applications that have been received.

This includes any communications, inquiries and/or requests (including applications) from Far North Holdings Limited for a wastewater connection for a boat pump out facility and/or for a cafe, and any recommendations and decisions on such requests or applications.

Note that communications includes emails, letter, reports, decisions, dates and records of meetings and/or phone calls, file notes, and personal recollection by any person involved.

Nga mihi,

Andrew Riddell

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From: Ask Us Team
Far North District Council

Thank you for contacting the Far North District Council. We have received
your message and a member of our customer service team will issue a
reference number for your enquiry within 5 working days.

If you feel that your enquiry requires urgent attention, please contact us
on our service number 0800 920 029 or 09 401 5200 – available 24 hours a
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From: Ask Us Team
Far North District Council


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Kia ora Andrew,

Thank you for your request received 26th April 2019.

Pursuant to the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act
1987, you will receive a reply within twenty working days of Council
receiving your request.

Please quote your customer reference RFS-3949349 in any future
correspondence concerning this matter.

We thank you for taking the time to contact us.  Please do not hesitate to
visit our website for more information [1]www.fndc.govt.nz, call our
friendly customer service staff on 0800 920 029 or 09 4015 200 or email
[2][Far North District Council request email].

Naku noa,

Phillippa

[3][IMG] Ask Us Team
District Services
Far North District Council
09 401 5200 or 24-hour Contact Centre 0800 920 029 |
[4][Far North District Council request email]

 

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From: Erica Cooney
Far North District Council


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Tçnâ koe Mr Riddell

Please find attached the Far North District Council’s response and related
attachments in respect of your LGOIMA request – RFS 3949349.

 

Nâku noa, nâ

 

Erica Cooney

 

 

[1]FNDC Erica Cooney
logo Legal Services Officer
Corporate Services, Far North District Council  |  24-hour Contact
Centre 0800 920 029
[email address]
  [2]Website  |   [3]Facebook  |  [4]LinkedIn   |   [5]Careers

 

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Get it done online at your convenience, visit our website -
www.fndc.govt.nz

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Far North District Council | Te Kaunihera o Tai Tokerau Ki Te Raki
Ph. 09 401 5200 | Fax. 09 401 2137 | Email. [Far North District Council request email]
Address. Memorial Avenue, Private Bag 752, Kaikohe 0440, New Zealand

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From: Andrew Riddell

Dear Erica Cooney,

I will pay the $300 odd to get the rest of the request completed. Please send details about how to make the payment, invoice number and so on.

Re the redaction of all names from the information provided to date. I think that this is excessive, and not in keeping with the section 5 of the Local Government Official Informaiton and Meetings Act principle of availability of information.

Section 7(2)(a) of that Act does provide for withholding of information to protect the privacy of natural persons. In my opinion, this has been used excessively in the information provided to date, such that it is difficult to understand who is giving what advice. While I understand the withholding of email addresses or phone numbers may usually be desirable, the withholding of the names of the people giving advice (in emails), or who have been part of discussions on recorded matters, or are providing letters of support or opposition to a proposal should not be deleted, as that significantly reduces accountability.

Please review the withholding of the names in the information provided to date.

Ngā mihi,

Andrew Riddell

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From: Andrew Riddell

Dear Erica Cooney,

This request is now well overdue.

I have advised the District Council that I will pay the requested $300 odd to complete the Council's response to this information request.

When should I expect the information?

Ngā mihi,

Andrew Riddell

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From: Andrew Riddell

Dear Erica Cooney,

This request is now so overdue for a repsonse that I will be complaining to the Ombudsman.

Ngā mihi,

Andrew Riddell

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From: Andrew Riddell

Mōrena Erica Cooney,

I have still to receive the invoice for the extra work involved in answering this request.

I suggest that you get the Council's finance department to send the invoice to this email address on the fyi site as a pdf attachment, so I can pay the invoice and you can continue with the information request.

Ngā mihi,

Andrew Riddell

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From: Erica Cooney
Far North District Council

Mōrena Mr Riddell - my sincere apologies that you have not received the invoice yet; and for the frustration caused in the processing of your request. Thank you very much for the patience and consideration you have shown. I will follow this invoice up and ensure you receive this shortly.

Ngā mihi nui

Erica Cooney

Erica Cooney
Legal Services Officer
Corporate Services, Far North District Council
+6494015306 | [email address]
www.fndc.govt.nz

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From: Erica Cooney
Far North District Council


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Good afternoon Mr Riddell, thank you for your phone call this afternoon, confirming that you wish to proceed with your information request.
Please find Council's invoice attached.

Kind regards

Erica Cooney
Legal Services Officer
Corporate Services, Far North District Council
+6494015306 | [email address]
www.fndc.govt.nz

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From: Andrew Riddell

Kia ora Erica Cooney,

I paid the $300 odd on 1 September.
That is over 20 working days ago.
When might I expect the rest of the information request will be completed?

Cheers,

Andrew Riddell

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From: Erica Cooney
Far North District Council

Tēnā koe Mr Riddell, thank you for your email below.

Again, my sincere apologies for the delay in responding to you. I hope to
have completed the request and be in a position to provide you with any
information sourced by the close of next week.

Mr Riddell thank you very much for your patience and consideration.

 

Ngā mihi nui

 

Erica Cooney

Senior Solicitor

Corporate Services, Far North District Council

+6494015306 | [email address]

[1]www.fndc.govt.nz

 

 

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From: Erica Cooney
Far North District Council


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Tēnā koe Mr Riddell

It appears likely Council will be able to locate further information
(although it may not be substantial?) from a key staff member with
knowledge of the matter. She has been away but is expected to return
 early next week. I do appreciate that you have had a very lengthy wait
for a response; but I hope that you will not mind allowing us a couple
more working days to try to obtain the information you are seeking.

 

Thank you Mr Riddell yet again for your forbearance, and I hope to get
back to you shortly.  

 

Ngā mihi nui

 

Erica Cooney

 

[1]FNDC Erica Cooney
logo Senior Solicitor
Corporate Services, Far North District Council  |  24-hour Contact
Centre 0800 920 029
DDI +6494015306   |   [email address]
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