Three sorts of recommendations are likely to arise from a
scheduled review of the Queenstown Lakes District Council and
two council-controlled organisations, QLDC chief executive Adam
Last week, the council announced a comprehensive review would
start on January 27, focusing on improving the
cost-effectiveness and quality of council operations.
The chief executive would consider operational
recommendations and implement them, if he agreed with them,
Mr Feeley said.
The council would consider policy recommendations, and
longer-term issues would probably be put to public
More than 230 staff from the council and Lakes Environmental
are included in the review, as well as fewer than 10 from
Mr Feeley said any issues regarding the possibility of
redundancies would be considered relative to the individual's
terms of employment, although it was ''not a matter which has
been considered at this stage, and would only arise after the
review is complete''.
The budget for the review will be completed before the review
starts and funding will come from the existing council