The cost to maintain the free camping at Lumsden Railway Precinct

Philip Todd made this Official Information request to Southland District Council

The request was successful.

From: Philip Todd

Dear Southland District Council, Could you please supply the annual cost of the wheelie bins, skips and other costs to maintain the free camping area at the Lumsden Railway Precinct. Also the cost to supply toilet paper and cleaning of the public toilets in the same area.
Yours faithfully,
Philip Todd
Invercargill Chairperson
Accommodation New Zealand

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From: Louise Pagan
Southland District Council

Dear Mr Todd

As per your Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 request dated 12 May, please find the answers to your questions below. Please note that these are the total costs for the toilets and rubbish bins/collections for the year and we are unable to break down the costs just for freedom camping.

Rubbish bin provision and collection for the 2016/17 year to date (from 1 July 2016) is $29,214.98. This includes replacement of bins.

Toilet costs for the same timeframe are $17,683.94.

If you have any concerns in relation to this response then you are able to raise these with the Ombudsman in accordance with Section 27 (3) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.


Louise Pagan | Communications Manager
Southland District Council

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From: Philip Todd

Dear Louise Pagan,
Thank you

Yours sincerely,

Philip Todd

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