District Plan Committee


Chairperson:​​​​​​​​Cr Ryan Hamilton
Deputy Chairperson :Cr Angela O'Leary
Membership:​Mayor Paula Southgate
Cr Martin Gallagher
Cr Rob Pascoe
​​Cr Sarah Thomson
Maangai Maaori – James Whetu
Deputy Mayor Taylor (as alternate)
Frequency:As required – no less than four times a year.
Quorum:A majority of members (including vacancies)

Using our natural and physical resources sustainably will increase the wellbeing of generations of Hamiltonians to come. Making sure we plan now to preserve the future is the responsibility of the District Plan Committee.

The District Plan Committee is chaired by Cr Ryan Hamilton, with Cr Angela O'Leary as deputy. Committee members are Mayor Paula Southgate and Councillors Sarah Thompson, Rob Pascoe and Martin Gallagher and Maangai James Whetu, Deputy Mayor Geoff Taylor as alternate.

The District Plan Amendments Committee is responsible for providing Governance leadership and direction to staff to develop amendments to the Hamilton City Operative District Plan 2017, to enable the Council to carry out its functions under the Resource Management Act 1991, the purpose of which is to promote the sustainable management of natural and physical resources. The Committee will approve a draft District Plan for the purpose of obtaining initial feedback and comment from the community, stakeholder and tangata whenua groups.

The committee will make recommendations for District Plan amendments to the Council for adoption and release for formal notification.


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