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Strategy and Policy Committee

Meetings are held on a Thursday in Council Chambers, Ground Floor, 175 Rimu Road, Paraparaumu and start at 10.00am.

Membership 2016-2019

Chair: Cr James Cootes

Deputy Chair: Cr John Howson

Members: Remainder of Council as a whole and one Māori representative.

This Committee will deal with all strategy and policy decision-making that is not the responsibility of the Council.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Setting and approving the policy and strategy work programme
  • Overviewing strategic programmes
  • Liaison and planning with other territorial authorities
  • Development and/or review of strategies, plans, policies and bylaws
  • Preparation of District Plan and Plan Changes
  • Oversight of any shared services initiatives
  • Signing off any submission to an external agency or body
  • Economic development strategy
  • Reviewing and approving community contracts
  • Receive annual reports from any community or advisory group

Agendas and meeting minutes

Meeting agendas, which include officer reports, and the minutes for each meeting are in PDF format and available for download or print from the links below.

2018 Meeting dates Agenda Minutes



15 February - CANCELLED - - -
22 March View View View
3 May View View View
14 June View View View
26 July View View View
6 September View View View
18 October View View View
29 November View View View

Supporting PDFs - 22 March 2018

SP-18-436-Appeals lodged on Proposed District Plan (PDP).pdf

SP-18-447-Freedom Camping in Kāpiti.pdf

SP-18-455-Submission to NZTA on Ō2NL corridor options.pdf


Supporting PDFs - 3 May 2018

SP-18-492-Submission to the Ministry of Transport on the Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2018.pdf

Corp-18-484-Remit from Greater Wellington Regional Council to the Local Government New Zealand AGM 2018.pdf

DRAFT SPC Minutes 22 March 2018.pdf


Supporting PDFs - 14 June 2018

RS-18-517-Review of the 2008 Dog Control Bylaw and 2009 Dog Control Policy and appendices.pdf

Corp-18-501-Strategy and Policy Committee Forward Agenda Programme.pdf

Draft Strategy and Policy minutes 3 May 2018.pdf