Strategy & Policy (disestablished)


Councillor Ritchie (leave of absence)

Conflict of Interest Declarations

Public Participation

The following reports are to be heard in open session:

Report 1
Portfolio: Urban Development
Oral Hearings on the Earthquake Prone Buildings Policy

Report 2
Portfolio: Organisational
Forward Programme

The following report is to be taken in public excluded:

Report 3
Portfolio: Social
Newlands Community Centre Project – Alternative Development Option

Resolution to exclude the public:

THAT the Strategy and Policy Committee:

Pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, exclude the public from the following part of the proceedings of this meeting namely:

REPORT 3: Newlands Community Centre Project – Alternative Development Option

Grounds: Section 48(1)(a) Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act – that public conduct of this item would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding would exist under Section 7.

Reasons: Section 7(2)(a) protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of deceased natural persons.

Section 7(2)(c)(ii) Protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence or which any person has been or could be compelled to provide under the authority of any enactment where the making available of the information; would be likely otherwise to damage the public interest.

Section 7(2)(i) To enable a local authority holding the information to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations).

Note: Strategy and Policy Committee meetings have pre-meeting sessions which are open to the public, unless an item is 'public excluded. The sessions are ordinarily held two days prior to the actual Committee meeting. Councillors use the sessions to prepare for meetings.


Report 1 (38Kb PDF)

Report 2 (147Kb PDF)

Please note

Information and recommendations contained in all agendas and reports are recommendations only and are not to be construed, in any way, as Council policy until adopted. Minutes are unconfirmed until confirmed at a subsequent meeting.

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