This document contains an overview of capital expenditure projects by Community Board area. Take a look at the schedule of capital expenditure projects by area here. Here's a snapshot of some projects being proposed in each area. Thames and Kopu Maintenance of long-established infrastructure, facilities and services. Partnering with others on new or replacement facilities such as the multisport indoor sports facility. Major upgrade of southern and rural water supply, wastewater and stormwater systems. Funding for local economic development initiatives in response to feedback from community and business groups. Thames Pool funding for renewal and feasibility of sub-regional aquatic centre. Whangamata Completing key footpath connections in town in a way that retains the beach character. Investigations into the feasibility of building a walkway and cycleway up Wentworth Valley road. Sealing Wentworth Valley Road. Community projects such as the redevelopment of Williamson Park, upgrading Aitken Road Tennis Courts, parking and disabled access to Island View Reserve, an investigation into a new Community Marae facility, and on-going commitment to development of harbour walking tracks. Tairua-Pauanui Maintenance of current local facilities and improving harbour facilities. On-going safety improvements for the Hikuai Settlement Road and safety and bridge-widening improvements at Duck Creek. Progress on Council’s Water Demand strategy. Pauanui aquifer reconfiguration project removing the need for an upgrade. A catchment-wide programme to manage flooding and erosion at Holland Stream. Mercury Bay Whitianga Town upgrade. Constructing the next stage of the Mercury Bay Cemetery. Managing coastal erosion at Brophy’s beach. Upgrading Hot Water Beach toilet facilities. Coromandel-Colville Coromandel Harbour facilities development for growth in aquaculture, tourism, recreational opportunities and improved commuter access to and from Auckland through a fast ferry service. Two of the major issues signalled for further investigation in this consultation document are the Coromandel Harbour Facilities project and the Coromandel Northern By-Pass (see pages 29-30 of the consultation document).