Environmental Reference Group

Meeting agenda

Howard Markland / Bev Abbott- Chairing

1. Meeting dates for 2014 (5 mins)
 3rd March, 14th April, 23rd June, 11th Aug, 6th Oct, 1st Dec

2. Confirmation of minutes of last meeting 

3. Matters arising / updates (10 mins)

4. Advisory Groups Terms of Reference Review Update (15 mins)

5. ERG Briefing Template

6. Member Update & Recruitment (10 mins)
 - Resignations & Members terms

7. Loomio Demostration (15 mins)
8. Committee Work - Draft Annual Plan 14/15
 Using committee groups to discuss how the DAP 14/15 reflects these key areas of work, and if a submission is required.

     Blue Belt Harbour Strategy
     (Bev, Sophie, Nick, Matt, Phil)

     Green Growth
     (Sarah, Peter, Alex, Howard)

     Community Engagement & Empowerment 
     (Claire, Charles, Alina, Paula)
9. Any other business
     Freedom Camping – reviewing submissions, briefing Environment Committee later in March, final report due May or June.   
     Climate Change Action Plan – Smart Energy Challenge, Island Bay Sea Wall, incorporating in Community Resilience Planning Transport (awaiting update)

Other business
     1.  Conflicts of Interest
     2.  Seaweek 1st-9th March   http://seaweek.org.nz/events/wellington/


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