11 September 2019
Hugh Davenport [FYI request #11013 email]
Dear Mr Davenport Request for Official Information responded to under the Local Government and Official
Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA) – reference: 5755289
I refer to your information request we received on 20 August 2019 requesting the following: Since you declared a climate emergency, I would like to know what tangible steps you have
taken to improve the climate change problem. I would also like to know what steps you have
planned for the immediate future, with timelines and action points required.
For all of these actions made or planned, I would like to see data showing how it improved (or
If no actions have been made or planned to date, I would like to request the reason why the
council declared an emergency then did nothing to follow through with that declaration.
Council response regarding your request
Attached is a report prepared for Council after it declared a climate change emergency
outlining suggested steps for how Council might pursue the goal of carbon neutrality by 2025.
Council are yet to adopt a formal action plan.
The report and appendix are also available on our website at the links below: https://www.kapiticoast.govt.nz/media/35256/corp-19-836-carbon-neutral-by-2025.pdf
Group Manager Infrastructure Services
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