Date: Mon, 27 May 2013 14:14:01 +1200
Subject: RE: Financials for Wellington
From: Chris Brown <[email address]
To: "'[email address]'" <[email address]
Thank you for your request, received by the Council on 20 May 2013, in which you ask for information regarding the Council's financial reporting and the availability of detailed figures. Your request has been forwarded to the Issues Resolution Office, and I have been asked to provide you with a response.
The Council fulfils its financial reporting requirements with the information provided in the Annual Report (http://wellington.govt.nz/your-council/plans-policies-and-bylaws/plans-policies/annual-report
We do get information requests for specific information, usually from the media, including requests relating to the Council's catering spend, the number of parking tickets waived et cetera. However, this level of 'drill down' or detail is not required for reporting purposes.
Should you require specific information, you are welcome to make a request under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA). Your request will be considered and processed under the terms of the Act.
Should you have any questions regarding this response, or information you seek, please contact me directly or email [Wellington City Council request email]
Issues Resolution Office > Wellington City Council>
101 Wakefield Street > PO Box 2199 > Wellington
(04) 801 3479
From: Hayley [mailto:[email address]]
Sent: Monday, 20 May 2013 3:07 p.m.
To: BUS: Democratic Services
Subject: Financials for Wellington
Dear Madam or Sir,
the City Council info line gave me your e-mail as I had a question they could not answer: "where can I go online to see the detailed financial statements for the WCC, including the Council spending on food and drink?". They suggested that the most recent information may not yet be up, as I can find only general data in the Annual Plan, not specifics such as above.
Thank you for any help you can give regards pointing me towards the most up to date information,