The community is being urged to have a say on how Waipa could be more accessible for disabled people and the elderly.
Councillors have agreed to use a cash surplus from the last financial year to reduce the impact on next year’s rates.
Applications worth more than $253,000 have been received for a heritage fund with just $35,000 left to spend.
Waipa District Council has purchased a block of land in Te Awamutu which may unlock land for affordable housing.