Appendix A: Preliminary Estimate of Costs

Appendix A: Preliminary Estimate of Costs

Table 1: Assumptions for the preliminary cost assessment

Regional Councils (12)

Unit rate

Assumptions

Training/upskilling/new staff $75,000 0.5 FTE* per RC
Notify plan change/hearings $300,000 per change (includes coastal plan if needed)
Consents / appeals uncertain  
Innovation $10,000 per annum per RC for continued education / encouragement
Territorial Authorities (68)  
Training/upskilling/new staff N/A  
Notify plan change/hearings $150,000 per change
Consents / appeals uncertain  
Innovation N/A  
Unitary Authorities (5)  
Training/upskilling/new staff $75,000 0.5 FTE per UA
Notify plan change/hearings $200,000 per change
Consents / appeals uncertain  
Innovation $10,000 per annum per council
Central government  
Guidance preparation $210,000 1FTE plus standard QP cost
HVA methodology dev and testing N/A Removed from proposal
Workshops $50,000 0.2FTE plus $20k for venue hire, travel, materials, etc.
Submitting on plans uncertain  
Generators (5)
Pre-consent preparation uncertain  
Consents/appeals uncertain  
Plan advocacy $200,000 1 FTE per annum + $50k per plan for years 2 to 5. FTE’s for 5 main generators.
Local community stakeholders 
Consents/appeals uncertain  
Plan advocacy $20,000 $20k per plan for experts, submissions, etc.
NGOs
Plan advocacy $20,000 $20k per plan for experts, submissions, etc.
* 1 FTE = $150,000

Table 2: Preliminary estimate of costs

 

 

Year and cost ($m)

 

Stakeholder/cost source Unit assumption 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Total
                                           

Regional Councils (12)

Training/upskilling/new staff $75,000   $0.9 $0.9 $0.9 $0.9                             $3.6
Notify plan change/hearings $300,000     $1.8 $1.8                               $3.6
Consents / appeals uncertain                                       $0
Sensitive areas assessment N/A                                       $0
Innovation $10,000   $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.12 $0.12 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $2.2
Territorial Authorities (68)
Training/upskilling/new staff N/A                                       $0
Notify plan change/hearings $150,000     $5.1 $5.1                               $10.2
Consents / appeals uncertain                                       $0
Sensitive areas assessment N/A                                       $0
Innovation N/A                                       $0
Unitary Authorities (5)
Training/upskilling/new staff $75,000   $0.4 $0.4 $0.4 $0.4                             $1.5
Notify plan change/hearings $200,000     $0.4 $0.6                               $1.0
Consents / appeals uncertain                                       $0
Sensitive areas assessment N/A                                       $0
Innovation $10,000   $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $01 $01 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.15 $0.1 $01 $01 $01 $0.1 $01 $0.9
 

 

Year and cost ($m)

 

Stakeholder/cost source Unit assumption 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Total
Central government
Guidance preparation $210,000 $0.2                                     $0.2
HVA methodology dev and testing N/A                                        
Workshops $50,000 $0.1                                     $0.1
Submitting on plans uncertain                                       $0
Generators (5)
Pre-consent preparation uncertain                                       $0
Consents/appeals uncertain                                       $0
Plan advocacy $200,000   $1.9 $1.8 $1.8 $1.8                             $7.3
Local community stakeholders
Consents/appeals uncertain                                       $0
Plan advocacy $20,000   $0.4 $0.4 $0.4 $0.4                             $1.7
NGOs
Plan advocacy $20,000   $0.4 $0.4 $0.4 $0.4                             $1.7
Total (undiscounted)   $0.3 $4.2 $11.4 $11.6 $4.1 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $0.2 $02 $33.9
                                           
Discount rate 10.0%                                        
Discount factor   0.91 0.83 0.75 0.68 0.62 0.56 0.51 0.47 0.42 0.39 0.35 0.32 0.29 0.26 0.24 0.22 0.20 0.18 0.16  
Discounted cost   $0.3 $3.5 $8.6 $7.9 $2.5 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.1 $0.0 $0.0 $0.0 $0.0 $0.0 $0.0 $23.5m
Present value cost (20 years) $23.5m                                        

 


 

Reviewed:
01/08/08