Shovel Ready Project Funding
8 July 2020
Westland District Council welcomed the Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau and MP for West Coast-Tasman, Damien O’Connor, on Wednesday 8 July for the announcement on further Covid Response and Recovery Funding through the Provincial Growth Fund for Westland District. This follows the announcement of the $1 million for the repair of Jackson Bay wharf last week.
Further funding Council will be getting:
- $3.3 million to remove the waste material from the closed Fox Glacier Landfill to Butler’s landfill outside of Hokitika and to complete the clean-up operation at the Fox and Cook Rivers.
- $4.7 million for roading infrastructure in Franz Josef and Old Christchurch Road between Hokitika and Kumara.
- $3 million to upgrade the Hokitika Swimming Pool.
- $1.2 million to extend the Hokitika Airport Building
Read our press release for details.
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