The Role of Council
The Kāpiti Coast District Council enables democratic local decision making to promote the social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing of the Kāpiti Coast. In meeting its purpose the Kāpiti Coast District Council has a variety of roles:
- facilitating solutions to local needs
- advocacy on behalf of the local community with central government, other local authorities and other agencies
- development of local resources
- management of local infrastructure including network infrastructure (e.g. roads, sewage disposal, water, stormwater) and community infrastructure (libraries, parks and recreational facilities)
- environmental management
- planning for the future needs of the District.
In fulfilling its purpose the Kāpiti Coast District Council exercises powers and fulfils responsibilities conferred on it by legislation.
For the 2016-2019 Triennium (ie term of office) the Mayor exercised his powers under section 41A of the Local Government Act 2002 and established Committees, appointed Chairs to...
This page includes the Elected Members Code of Conduct and the policy on Elected Member expenses and reimbursements. The Elected Members' Code of Conduct has been adopted by the...
A Local Authority by-election must be held to fill an extra ordinary vacancy when the vacancy occurs more than 12 months out from the next full election (the second Saturday in...
On 27 August 2015 Council met to consider submissions and make a decision about the final proposal for representation arrangements for the 2016 local body elections. This decision...
Information relating to Elected Member remuneration.The current remuneration for local authority elected members can be found on the website of the Remuneration Authority. The...
The draft policy was adopted by Council in December 2015. For reference, please click on link to access the policy on Declaration of Elected Member Interests. The link below takes...