Strategic Planning & Policy Committee
Full Council and an appointed Iwi representative Miriata Tauroa
Chair: Councillor O’Regan
Purpose: To oversee the development and implementation of liveable spaces in our communities, with a focus on the promotion of the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of communities. To oversee the development and implementation of Council’s community services, plans (including long term, annual plans and district plan), bylaws, strategies and policies and where appropriate, with the exception of the district plan, to act as Council’s hearings committee for consultation submissions in relation to these.
Finance & Corporate Committee
Full Council and an appointed Iwi representative Bronwyn Koroheke
Chair: Councillor A Brown
Purpose: To undertake Council’s corporate and governance functions specifically in relation to financial and non-financial reporting, financial and treasury policies and arrangements, insurance arrangements, property management and Council Controlled Organisations.
Service Delivery Committee
Full Council and an appointed Iwi representative Bill Harris
Chair: Councillor Webber
Purpose: To have responsibility for overseeing Council’s infrastructure work programme, asset management planning and levels of service in relation to the service delivery areas of Transportation Management, Road Asset Technical Accord, and Water Services, including the consideration of regional integration of services.
Councillor Gower, Councillor St Pierre, Councillor Stolwyk, Councillor L Brown, Councillor Gordon and an appointed Iwi representative Poto Davies
Chair: Councillor Gower
Purpose: To manage the regulatory aspects of Council’s business, in particular in relation to the Resource Management Act 1991.
Audit & Risk Committee
Mayor Mylchreest, Councillor A Brown, Councillor Gordon, Councillor O’Regan, Councillor St Pierre and Bruce Robertson
Chair: Bruce Robertson
Purpose: To provide independent assurance and assistance to the Waipa District Council on Council’s risk, control and compliance framework, and its external accountability responsibilities.
Te Ara Wai Governance Committee
Mayor Mylchreest, Councillor A Brown, Councillor O’Regan, Councillor Stolwyk, Lee-Ann Muntz, Paraone Gloyne, Puawai Cairns and Glenda Taituha
Chair: Lee-Ann Muntz
Purpose: To provide a governance and strategic overview for the establishment of Te Ara Wai.
District Licensing Committee
Ross Murphy, Patsi Davies, Michael Cameron, Roy Johnstone, John Gower
Chair: Sara Grayson Commissioner (Chairperson); Alternate Commissioner – Tegan McIntyre
Deputy Chairperson and Member: Councillor Gower
Purpose: To consider and determine applications for licences, managers certificates, renewal of licences and managers certificates, temporary authorities and other matters pursuant to section 187 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
Pirongia Ward Committee
Two Pirongia Ward Councillors – Councillor Thomas and Councillor St Pierre, and the Chairperson or their nominee of the Pirongia Community Association, Te Pahu Residents’ and Ratepayers Association, Kaipaki Community, Purekireki Marae, Koromatua Community, Ohaupo Community and a representative from Te Whakakitenga o Waikato.
Chair: Councillor St Pierre
Purpose: To allocate funds, to consider the draft annual plan and to perform similar representative functions as the community boards, and to manage the three reserves known as Franklin Street, Rangimarie and Te Ngahere reserves.
Chief Executive Performance Management Committee
Mayor Mylchreest, Councillor O’Regan, Councillor Stolwyk, Councillor Thomas
Chair: Mayor Mylchreest
Purpose: To conduct the reviews of the performance of Council’s Chief Executive and make recommendations to Council.
Waipa Iwi Consultative Committee
Mayor Mylchreest, Councillor Stolwyk, Councillor O’Regan, Councillor Brown, Councillor Webber, Councillor Gower, Waikato Tainui Trust Board – representative to be advised, Raukawa Settlement Trust – representative to be advised, Maniapoto Trust Board – Barney Manaia, Ngā Iwi Toopu o Waipa Chairperson – Gaylene Roberts, Kaumatua – Jim Keremeta, Wharepuhunga – Kataraina Hodge, Ngāti Haua – Chris Riki, Purekireki – Haupai Puke, Puniu – Harold Maniapoto, Kakepuku – Waitiahoaho Te Ruki, Kaniwhaniwha – Rangiuia Riki, Maungatautari – Josephine Taute, Ngāti Ngawaero – Kate Searancke, Ngāti Hikairo – Hano Ormsby, Ngāti Apakura (Apakura Runanga Trust Board) – Bill Harris.
Chair: Mayor Mylchreest
Purpose: To facilitate communications between Council and Tangata Whenua. The Committee will consider any matter impacting on the interests of Tangata Whenua including but not limited to historical, cultural, recreational, health, housing, environmental and resource management. The Committee will advise Council and the various Iwi on Treaty of Waitangi implications for policies and activities of Council.
Maungatautari Reserve Committee
Mayor Mylchreest, Councillor Andree – Wiltens, Councillor Coles, Councillor Gordon, Councillor Webber, Ted Tauroa (Pohara Marae), Poto Davies (Pohara Marae/MEIT), Fred Haimona (Ngati Haua), Geoff Canham (Consultant), one representative from the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust, one representative from the Department of Conservation and one representative from the Waikato Regional Council. [Landowners to be appointed once available]
Chair: Councillor Andree Wiltens
Purpose: To facilitate Council’s role in relation to the administration and management, including co-governance and management of the Maungatautari Reserve in accordance with the requirements of the Reserves Act 1977, reserve management issues as they relate to the reserve and to the ecological island project, and to oversee the services of MEIT for day-to day management of the enclosures and to oversee the Reserve Management Plan for the reserve.
District Promotions Sub-Committee
Mayor Mylchreest, Councillor Coles, Councillor Gower, Councillor St Pierre, Councillor Stolwyk, Merv Gyde, Kevin Burgess
Chair: Mayor Mylchreest
Purpose: Make allocation decisions in respect of Council’s District Promotions Fund and Community Event Fund
*Iwi reps have yet to be appointed to the standing committees to Council