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Public Notice: Southland Regional Development Agency Proposal – Public consultation

The Southland Mayoral Forum is inviting submissions on its proposal for a Southland Regional Development Agency (SRDA). Click to download the SRDA Proposal & Consultation Document [PDF, 5.3 MB].

The Mayoral Forum represents Southland’s four councils: Environment Southland, Invercargill City Council, Gore District Council and Southland District Council.

The SRDA proposal seeks to combine the work and goals of the Southland Regional Development Strategy & Action Plan, and the regional and economic development activities of Venture Southland into one agency with a broader community base and wider focus.

The aim is to have one agency that would be a champion for and leader of regional development activity across Southland.

Please take the time to read through the consultation document. It outlines the aims, the preferred proposal and the other options that were considered.

You can access the consultation document and provide your feedback in variety of ways:

Call 0800 76 88 45 for further information.

Submissions close at 4.00 pm on Monday 2 October 2017.

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