The year of zoom

The year of Zoom Welcome to the November 2020 edition of the TDB Digest. For many of our readers, lockdown life this year saw just about everything moved to Zoom or other video-conference providers, from client meetings to team chats to Friday work beers. Despite the drop in physical contact, TDB members [...]

2020-11-02T23:06:44+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Government, Local Government, Pricing and Cost Recovery, Regulatory Expertise, Strategic reviews|Comments Off on The year of zoom

Improving local government funding

Improving local government funding The Productivity Commission is undertaking an enquiry into ways to improve local government funding. As part of a submission for Foodstuffs NZ, TDB analysed the use of development contributions (DCs) by local councils. Development contributions are a fee charged by councils on new developments to contribute to the [...]

2020-09-15T21:41:06+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Local Government, Regulatory Expertise|Comments Off on Improving local government funding