We heard from Mayor Len Brown today via Twitter. The bee consent fee has been removed, in today’s “Strategy and Finance Committee Meeting”. Have a look at the tweet exchange with the Mayor below:- Started off with confusion, what page the Bee Fee was on:- And then the good news… So looks like the council has made a great decision today and removed the fee, this is great news for existing and future beekeepers. Well done Len and the council, and I will get you a jar of honey :).
Full Meeting Minutes
The council have released the minutes from the Finance meeting here is the section regarding the bee fee:- The full agenda and minutes are available by clicking HERE. Thanks again for everyone that made a submission to stop this proposal. Just goes to show what we can achieve when we all work together, doesn’t it? If you are on twitter and would like to follow us our twitter name is @kiwimanabuzz
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