The Waimate District Council holds Standing Committees every six weeks (three weeks after the Council Meetings) at the Waimate District Council, 125 Queen Street, Waimate. These meetings commence at 9.30am, commencing with a Public Forum, and followed by a Council Workshop.
Committees of Council
The three Council Committees are listed below with their functionalities:
- Community Services & Development Committee (Chair Cr Peter Collins, Deputy Chair Cr Tom O'Connor)Library, Promotions, Resource Management, Strategy, Governance – Community Representation, Community Support, Civil Defence Emergency Management, Economic Development, All Policies relating to Community Services & Development
- District Infrastructure Committee (Chair Cr Miriam Morton, Deputy Chair Cr Arthur Gavegan)Three Waters, Waste Management, Roading & Footpaths, Rural Fire, Parks & Reserves (includes Parks & Public Spaces, Swimming, Camping, Cemeteries), All Policies relating to District Infrastructure
- Environmental Services & Finance (Chair Deputy Mayor Sharyn Cain, Deputy Chair Cr Sheila Paul) Regulatory and Environmental Services, Building Control, Dog and Animal Control, Property, Investment and Finance, Forestry, Audit & Risk, Information Technology, All Policies relating to Environmental Services & Finance
The three committees will meet consecutively on the same day, beginning at 9.30am.
The election of the chair and deputy chair will take place at the inaugural meeting of each committee.
The composition of each committee shall be all Councillors, together with the Mayor.
It is intended that each respective committee will receive and discuss reports and agenda items, making a recommendation to the Council meeting for their approval.