Community board nominations sought
Nominations opened on Monday for the Vincent Community Board by-election.
Due to the resignation of Melanie Bell in May a by-election is required to elect one member to the Vincent Community Board for the Alexandra ward.
The Vincent Community Board has eight members, five elected and three appointed from council. Of those elected, three represent the Alexandra ward and two the EarnscleughManuherikia ward. With the next local body election to be held in October 2016 the new board member will be committing to just over two years in the role.
Nominations close at noon on Monday, July 7. Voting documents will be delivered from August 11, with voting closing at noon, Tuesday, September 2, 2014.