Re-request for 2018/19 and 2019/20 Annual Plan and Fare Review calculation information

Tony Randle made this Official Information request to Wellington Regional Council

Response to this request is long overdue. By law Wellington Regional Council should have responded by now (details and exceptions). You can complain to the Ombudsman.

From: Tony Randle

Dear Wellington Regional Council,

The GWRC response of 18 September 2019 to a request for PTOM cost information (https://fyi.org.nz/request/9099-request-...) states the following:

"Following your complaint about our decision on your request for official information (2018-341) the Ombudsman advised that if GWRC can resolve the complaint with you, there would be no need for an investigation.

Following consultation with operators of bus and rail services GWRC has decided to release under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 the monthly payments made to the operators under the Public Transport Operating Model (PTOM) contracts. This information is contained in Attachment 1- PTOM units contract payments."

The PT cost information that the GWRC previously redacted but has now agreed to provide was also withheld in four previous information requests:

a) 2018-19 Annual Plan Transport Rate calculations
Request for information 2018-096 (File Ref: OIAP-7-5876)
https://fyi.org.nz/request/7104-request-...

b) 2018-19 Fare Review and Farebox Recovery Ratios
Request for information OIA 2017-014 – follow up
https://fyi.org.nz/request/8011-request-...

c) 2019-20 Annual Plan Transport Rate calculations
Request for information OIA 2019-026 (File Ref: OIA 2019-026)
https://fyi.org.nz/request/7104-request-...

d) 2019-20 Fare Review and Farebox Recovery Ratios
Request for information OIA 2019-073 (File Ref: OIAP-7-10243)
https://fyi.org.nz/request/9727-second-r...

Given the decision by the GWRC that PT cost information will no longer be held, I request that the previously requested information be provided but including the previously redacted information.

1) Can the GWRC please provide the 2018-19 Annual Plan Transport Rate calculations previously requested under "Request for information 2018-096" (File Ref: OIAP-7-5876) but including the previously redacted information ?
(https://fyi.org.nz/request/7104-request-...)

2) Can the GWRC please provide the 2018-19 Fare Review and Farebox Recovery previously requested under "Request for information OIA 2017-014 – follow up" but including the previously redacted information ?
(https://fyi.org.nz/request/8011-request-...)

3) Can the GWRC please provide the 2019-20 Annual Plan Transport Rate calculations previously requested under "Request for information OIA 2019-026" (File Ref: OIA 2019-026) but including the previously redacted information ?
(https://fyi.org.nz/request/7104-request-...)

4) Can the GWRC please provide the 2019-20 Fare Review and Farebox Recovery Ratios previously requested under "Request for information OIA 2019-073" (File Ref: OIAP-7-10243) but including the previously redacted information ?
(https://fyi.org.nz/request/9727-second-r...)

As before I would prefer the requested information to be provided in its complete and original electronic format. I would also prefer the requested information to be provided via the FYI web site.

Yours faithfully,

Tony Randle

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From: Bryn Masters
Wellington Regional Council

Dear Tony,

 

Acknowledgement of Request for Information under the Local Government
Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

 

Thank you for your email dated 26 September 2019, regarding previously
requested information that was withheld at the time but can now be
released under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act
1987.

 

Your request is being followed-up and a reply will be sent to you within
20 working days of the request being received.

 

Yours sincerely,

Bryn Masters

 

for

Luke Troy

General
Manager                                                                            

Strategy

Greater Wellington Regional Council

 

 

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From: Daniela Theodorou
Wellington Regional Council


Attachment Response to OIA 2019 325 Tony Randle.pdf
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Dear Mr Randle

 

Please see attached the response to OIA 2019 – 325.

 

Thank you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Daniela Theodorou |

Kaiâwhina Matua ki te Kaiwhakahaere Matua Waka

Executive Assistant to General Manager Public Transport  
GREATER WELLINGTON REGIONAL COUNCIL
Te Pane Matua Taiao
Level 2, 15 Walter Street

PO Box 11646, Manners St, Wellington 6142
T: 04 830 4309 | [1]www.gw.govt.nz | [2]www.metlink.org.nz

 

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From: Tony Randle

Dear Daniela Theodorou,

If the GWRC is unable to provide the individual line-by-line WBS Code costs for PTOM bus and train units as outlined in the budget spreadsheets, then can the GWRC please still provide the total cost per PTOM unit as outlined in the 2018/19 and 2019/20 Annual Plan and Farebox Recovery Ratio calculation spreadsheets ?

A) Can the following be provided from the 2018/19 Long Term Rates spreadsheets for sheet covering the FY18 - FY27 (https://fyi.org.nz/request/7104-request-...):
A1) Total of the "TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURE" for the Ferry Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Ferry-Contract + Ferry-Inflation
A2) Total of the "TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURE" for each bus unit (1 to 18) WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Unit Base Service Fee + Indexation Payment + Special Event Services Fee + Performance incentives
A3) The total cost of the all the FINANCE LEASE ADJUSTMENT amounts for all bus units where this is a cost component
A4) Total of the "TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURE" for the Rail Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Rail Contract - Passenger Services Fee + Rail Contract - Special Events Fee + Rail Contract - Alternative Transport Unplanned Fee + Rail Contract - Punctuality Deduction + Rail Contract - Reliability Deductions + Rail Contract - Customer Satisfaction Payment + Rail Contract - Passenger Performance Payment
A5) The cost of W.564/8282/10 Rail Contract - Vehicle Service Fee

B) Can the following be provided from the 2018/19 Farebox Recovery Ratio calculation spreadsheet (https://fyi.org.nz/request/7152-request-...):
B1) Total of the "Current Year Inflated" for the Ferry Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Ferry-Contract + Ferry-Inflation
B2) Total of the "Current Year Inflated" for each bus unit (1 to 18) WBS amounts Codes being the total of the Unit Base Service Fee + Indexation Payment + Special Event Services Fee + Performance incentives
B3) The cost of W.560/1817/01 DAU outcome - Bus contracts
B4) Total of the "Current Year Inflated" amounts for the Rail Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Rail Contract - Passenger Services Fee + Rail Contract - Special Events Fee + Rail Contract - Alternative Transport Unplanned Fee + Rail Contract - Punctuality Deduction + Rail Contract - Reliability Deductions + Rail Contract - Customer Satisfaction Payment + Rail Contract - Passenger Performance Payment
B5) The cost of W.564/8282/10 Rail Contract - Vehicle Service Fee

C) Can the following be provided from the 2019/20 2019/20 Transport Rates spreadsheets for sheet (https://fyi.org.nz/request/9496-request-...):
C1) Total of the "TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURE" for the Ferry Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Ferry-Contract + Ferry-Inflation
C2) Total of the "TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURE" for each bus unit (1 to 18) WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Unit Base Service Fee + Indexation Payment + Special Event Services Fee + Performance abatements + Performance incentives
C3) Total of the "TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURE" for the Rail Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Rail Contract - Passenger Services Fee + Rail Contract - Special Events Fee + Rail Contract - Alternative Transport Unplanned Fee + Rail Contract - Punctuality Deduction + Rail Contract - Reliability Deductions + Rail Contract - Customer Satisfaction Payment + Rail Contract - Passenger Performance Payment
C4) The cost of W.564/8282/10 Rail Contract - Vehicle Service Fee

D) Can the following be provided from the 2019/20 Farebox Recovery Ratio calculation spreadsheet (https://fyi.org.nz/request/9727-second-r...):
D1) Total of the "Current Year Inflated" for the Ferry Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Ferry-Contract + Ferry-Inflation
D2) Total of the "Current Year Inflated" for each bus unit (1 to 18) WBS amounts Codes being the total of the Unit Base Service Fee + Indexation Payment + Special Event Services Fee + Performance incentives
D3) Total of the "Current Year Inflated" amounts for the Rail Contract WBS Codes amounts being the total of the Rail Contract - Passenger Services Fee + Rail Contract - Special Events Fee + Rail Contract - Alternative Transport Unplanned Fee + Rail Contract - Punctuality Deduction + Rail Contract - Reliability Deductions + Rail Contract - Customer Satisfaction Payment + Rail Contract - Passenger Performance Payment
D4) The total of W.564/2102/32 Rail Contract - FIM Adjustment
D5) The total of W.564/2102/32 Rail Contract - Locomotive Hire
D6) The total of W.564/2110/4 Rail - Network Performance Fees
D7) The total of W.560/8200/7 Rail Contract - Fleet Availability Payment
D8) The cost of W.564/8282/10 Rail Contract - Vehicle Service Fee

Happy to discuss how the PTOM unit costs in the GWRC Annual Plan budgets and GWRC Farebox Recovery Ratio calculations can be provided.

Yours sincerely,

Tony Randle

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From: Bryn Masters
Wellington Regional Council

Dear Tony,

 

Acknowledgement of Request for Information under the Local Government
Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

 

Thank you for your email dated 29^th October 2019, requesting further
information regarding costs for PTOM bus and train units.

 

Your request is being followed-up and a reply will be sent to you within
20 working days of the request being received.

 

Yours sincerely,

Bryn Masters

 

 

For

Luke Troy

General
Manager                                                                            

Strategy

Greater Wellington Regional Council

 

ATTENTION: This correspondence is confidential and intended for the named
recipient(s) only. If you are not the named recipient and receive this
correspondence in error, you must not copy, distribute or take any action
in reliance on it and you should delete it from your system and notify the
sender immediately. Unless otherwise stated, any views or opinions
expressed are solely those of the author, and do not represent those of
the organisation.

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From: Tony Randle

Dear Bryn Masters,

Please note that my response does NOT constitute a further information request under LGOIMA. In fact I am really asking for less information than I originally requested.

The information I requested has NOT changed from my original request. I have simply clarified that I am happy to receive the total costs given the GWRC refusal to provide the line by line detailed costs. I do so in an effort to still obtain the information I still seek but in a way that enables to GWRC to protect the information it wishes to withhold.

Yours sincerely,

Tony Randle

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From: Daniela Theodorou
Wellington Regional Council


Attachment Response to OIA 2019 349 Tony Randle.pdf
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Attachment Attachment 1 to OIA 2019 349 Projected Total Expenditures.pdf
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Dear Mr Randle,

 

Please see attached the response to OIA 2019-349.

 

Thank you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Daniela Theodorou |

Kaiāwhina Matua ki te Kaiwhakahaere Matua Waka

Executive Assistant to General Manager Public Transport  
GREATER WELLINGTON REGIONAL COUNCIL
Te Pane Matua Taiao
Level 2, 15 Walter Street,Te Aro, Wellington 6011

PO Box 11646, Manners St, Wellington 6142
T: 04 830 4309 | M: +64 21373178

[1]www.gw.govt.nz | [2]www.metlink.org.nz

 

ATTENTION: This correspondence is confidential and intended for the named
recipient(s) only. If you are not the named recipient and receive this
correspondence in error, you must not copy, distribute or take any action
in reliance on it and you should delete it from your system and notify the
sender immediately. Unless otherwise stated, any views or opinions
expressed are solely those of the author, and do not represent those of
the organisation.

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From: Tony Randle

Dear Daniela Theodorou,

In the GWRC response of 26 November 2019 included the statement:
"We have yet to process the information contained in the redacted spreadsheet provided to you
as part of our response to your request referenced OIA 2019-026 (https://fyi.org.nz/request/9496-
request-for-the-detailed-transport-rate-calculations-outlined-in-the-gwrc-2019-20-annual-
plan#incoming-33991), and will provide you with the information as soon as practicable."

Can the GWRC please provide an update on when the rest of the requested information will be provided ?

Yours sincerely,

Tony Randle

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