Rubbish and recycling collections continue as usual on Anzac Day, Tuesday 25 April.
After the June 2013 storm, the Council placed a temporary rock barrier in the broken section of the seawall to protect the footpath and road, and commissioned Tonkin & Taylor to undertake a high level assessment of coastal processes operating within Island Bay. The work evaluated likely future shoreline evolution and effects on the existing infrastructure, and assessed potential future management options to improve long-term resilience.
Based on the report, the Mayor and Councillors on the Environment Committee asked Council officers to look at the feasibility of the options, create more detailed designs, and consult with the community to understand their views. This consultation happened in 2014.
Read the reports:
The Council consulted the community on these five concept options:
The Council’s Environment Committee considered a report on the Island Bay Seawall project in December 2014 and agreed to:
The Environment Committee also agreed:
Meetings - Environment Committee - 16.12.14
Further consideration of a possible long-term solution, based on options 3 or 4, will happen once we have completed a south coast strategy for the section of coastline between Oriental Bay and Red Rocks. There will be opportunities for the community to have their say on the draft strategy and any future decisions about the Island Bay foreshore area.
Meeting - Environment Committee - 17.09.15
For historical reports, recent traffic counts, early engagement feedback and other background information relating to this project, the seawall, The Esplanade and the surrounding area, see: Island Bay seawall background information
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