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Activity Funding Proposal

After considering our review process - review process 

  • The nature of Napier City as a whole, including as a visitor and tourist destination.
  • The different costs of providing services and facilities and the associated benefits that the Commercial (including accommodation providers) and Industrial properties receive from those services.
  • The impact of rates on Residential properties, and in particular on the affordability of rates for low, average and fixed income households.
  • The fact that the General Rate has a significant component of public good or activities when the community benefits as a whole. As the General Rate is a general tax, shifting the “differential factor” for each sector’s share of the city’s overall land value, is the principal means that Council can use to achieve the desired overall rates impact on the wider community. However, in applying differentials Council acknowledges that it cannot achieve precise equity or allocation of costs to each type of property.
  • The complexity of the rating system and the desire to improve administrative simplicity

Water and Waste 

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
Stormwater  Primary source
  • General Rates 95%-100%

Other sources

  • targeted rates 
  • Reserves 
  • Fees and Charges (connection fees) 
  • Accumulates surpluses
  • General and Targeted Rates  
  • Fees and charges 
  • Financial and/or development contributions
  • Loans
  • Reserves  
Water Minimisation  Primary source 80%
  • Fees and charges
  • Targeted Rates
  • Waste minimisation levy

Other sources

  • General Rates
  • Reserves
  • Accumulated surpluses from fees and charges, Targeted Rates, General Rates
  • Waste minimisation levy
  • Reserves
  • Loans
  • Financial Contributions
Wastewater Primary source 100%
  • Targeted Differential Rates
  • Fees and charges (including trade waste bylaw charges)
  • Accumulated surpluses from Targeted Differential Rates, General Rates, fees and charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Development and/or Financial Contributions
Water Supply Primary source 100%
  • Targeted Differential Rates
  • Water rates
  • Fees and charges (not including water by meter rate)
  • Accumulated surpluses from Targeted Differential Rates, water rates, General Rates, fees and charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions

Community 

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
City Development 

Primary source 

  • General Rates 100%

Other sources

  • Reserves 
  • Loans 
  • Fees and charges (where appropriate) 
No significant capital expenditure but minor capital expenditure is funded from General Rates and Reserves.
Community Facilities Primary source
  • General Rates 80% – 90%

Other sources

  • Fees & charges (including lease income, one off grants, naming rights)
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees & charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Grants & donations
Community Strategies Primary source
  • General Rates 100%

Other sources

  • Fees & charges, including bequest and external funding
  • Reserves
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees & charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves
Libraries  Primary source
  • Fees and charges 90% - 100%

Other sources

  • Reserves
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • Reserves
  • Loans
Marine Parade Pool  Primary source
  • General Rates 60% - 80%
Other sources
  • Fees & charges
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates
  • Fees & charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions 
Napier Aquatic Centre  Primary source
  • General Rates 65% - 75%

Other sources

  • Fees & charges
  • Loans
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates fees & charges
  • Reserves

Tourism and Attractions 

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
Bay Skate 

Primary source

  • General Rates 60%-70%

Other sources

  • fess and charges (including leases, retail sales & sponsorship)
  • Accumulated surpluses
  • General Rates 
  • Fees and charges 
  • Loans 
  • Reserves  
Events and Marketing Primary source
  • General Rates 90% – 95%

Other sources

  • Grants
  • Fees & charges, including ticketing, corporate sponsorship, vendors
 Nill 
Kennedy Park Resort Primary source
  • Fees and charges 100%
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges,
  • Loans
  • Reserves
McLean Park Primary source
  • Fees and charges, 100% tickets, sponsorship, corporate box revenue, naming rights
  • Accumulated surpluses from fees and charges, general and targeted rates, tickets,
  • Loans
  • Reserves,
  • Grants & bequests
  • Sponsorship, & corporate box revenue, naming rights
MTG Hawke's Bay Primary source
  • General Rates 65% - 75%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges
  • Contribution from other local authorities
  • Bequests
  • Ministry of Education, grants, donations & retail sales
 
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees and charges
  • Contribution from other local authorities
  • Bequests
  • Ministry of Education grants
  • Donations
  • Loans
Napier i-site  Primary source
  • Fees and charges 65% to 75%

Other sources

  • General Rates
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates
  • Fees and charges
  • Targeted rates
  • Loans
  • Reserves
Napier Municipal Theatre Primary source
  • General Rates 50% - 55%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges
  • Bequests
  • Grants, donations & sponsorship
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates
  • Fees and charges
  • Bequests
  • Grants, donations & sponsorship
  • Loans,
  • Reserves
  • Naming rights
Napier War Memorial Conference Centre Primary source
  • Fees and charges 90% to 95%

Other sources

  • General Rates
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • General Rates
  • Targeted rates
  • Loans
  • Reserves
National Aquarium of NZ Primary source
  • Fees and charges 75% - 80%

Other sources

  • Grants
  • Sponsorships, bequests & philanthropic
  • General Rates
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • General Rates
  • Targeted rates
  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Naming rights
 Par2 Mini Golf   Primary source
  • Fees and charges, retail sales 100%
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • Reserves
  • Loans

Property and Development 

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
Building Consents

Primary source

  • Fees and charges 80%

Other sources 

  • General Rates 
  • Targeted Rates 
  • Reserves 
  • Loans 
  • Nil
 Housing  Primary source
  • Fees & charges 100% (rentals)
Other sources
  • General Rates
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees & charges (rentals)
  • Loans
  • Government grants
  • Reserves
Lagoon Farm  Primary source
  • Fees and charges 90% - 100%

Other sources

  • Reserves
  •  Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • Reserves,
  • Loans
Parklands Residential Development  Primary source
  • Fees and charges 100%

Other sources

  • Reserves
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves
Property Holdings  Primary source
  • Fees and charges 100%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges (lease income)
  • Reserves
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges (lease income)
  • Loans
  • Reserves

Governance and Regulation 

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
Animal Control 

Primary source

  • Fees and charges (including infringement fees) 65% to 70% 
Other sources 
  • General Rates 
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees and charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves 
 Democracy & Governance Primary source
  • General Rates,100%

Other sources

  • Fees & charges, Including for LGOIMAs
 Nill 
Parking Primary source
  • Fees and charges 80% to 90%

Other sources

  • Targeted rates
  • Reserves
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges
  • Targeted rates
  • General Rates
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions
Regulatory Solutions  Primary source
  • General Rates 55% - 65%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges
  • Reserves
 Nill 
Resource Consents  Primary source
  • 60% of the activity’s costs are recovered from General Rates
  • Resource consents fees and charges are set to recover 100% of costs for services provided 

Other sources

  • Reserves
 Nill 

Open Spaces 

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
 Reserves Primary source
  • General Rates 85% - 90%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges (rentals and leases)
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees and charges
  • Targeted rates
  • Loans
  • Bequests
  • Reserves
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions
  • Grants and subsidies
  • Naming rights & sponsorship
 Sportsgrounds  Primary source
  • General Rates 90% - 95%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges (rentals and leases)
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees and charges Targeted Rates
  • Naming rights
  • Sponsorship
  • Loans,
  • Bequests
  • Reserves
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions

Other Services

Activity  Funding Sources 
  Operational  Capital 
Cemeteries - This includes the contribution that NCC makes towards HB Crematorium in Hastings  Primary source
  • General Rates 70% - 80% 

Other sources

  • User fees and charges 
  • Accumulated surpluses from General Rates, fees and charges
  • Loans
  • Reserves 
Inner Harbour  Primary source
  • General Rates 50% to 60%

Other sources

  • Fees and charges
  • Reserves, surplus revenue from inner harbour land holding
  • Accumulated surpluses from Fees and charges, General Rates, reserves
  • Loans
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions.
 Public Toilets  Primary source
  • General Rates 95% - 100

Other sources

  • Fees and charges
  • Reserves
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • General Rates
 Transportation Primary source
  • NZTA subsidy 50% – 60%

Other sources

  • General Rates
  • Fees and charges
  • Petrol tax
  • Accumulated surpluses from Targeted Rates, General Rate, fees and charges
  • Petrol tax
  • NZTA subsidy
  • Financial and/or Development Contributions
  • Loans
  • Reserves
  • Grants and donations (e.g. cycle ways)

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