Bishop Auckland Town Council is made up of eleven elected Town Councillors, further details are available on each Town Councillor’s page: Town Councillors Councillor Joy Allen (Mayor) Public art, galleries and theatres, artists in residence, heritage preservation and trails, archives. Where appropriate, current structures and/or memoranda of understanding should be transferred to local councils. ... councillor Richard Hills … , After the first round of plan development and public consultation, the draft plan was launched mid-2011. One of the proposals that was hotly criticised by some during the initial Royal Commission proposal was the provision of elected Māori members of the Council (analogous to the Māori seat representation in Parliament). Twenty-one district health board members and 41 licensing trust members were also elected. Phil Goff is the current Mayor of Auckland, winning the 2016 election, which ended on Saturday 8 October 2016.. There are also 149 members of 21 local boards who make decisions on matters local to their communities. 21D: Auckland Council CCOs and their statements of intent should be subject to performance review by the proposed Auckland Services Performance Auditor. , In early July 2018, Mayor Phil Goff announced that the far right Canadian speakers Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux would not be allowed to speak at any Auckland Council premises on the grounds that their presence would stir up religious and ethnic tensions.  A variety of often public transport-focused projects like the Northern Busway as well as significant rail and public transport investments were realised through the Auckland Regional Transport Authority, much of it supported by retaining Ports of Auckland in public hands (after the deregulation of the Auckland Harbour Board) to fund the improvements with the dividends. Auckland Council Investments Limited (ACIL), the CCO responsible for non-transport investment assets, manages Council investments worth $2.54 billion, including a 22.4% stake in Auckland Airport worth $1.13 billion, as well as a 100% share of Ports of Auckland Limited worth $1.08 billion, and Auckland Film Studios, worth $8 million (values at May 2014). Please view each of the sections below for further information: Councillor Neil Simpson. West Auckland Parish Council is made up of elected Parish Councillors and Officers. My proposal to elect the Governing Body of the Auckland Council (which would require significant legislative change), is based around a 40-seat council (headed by a separately-elected mayor). Auckland Council has declared a climate emergency after a meeting that had young Aucklanders front and centre pushing for the move. However, it later became clear that instead, the city's new Māori Statutory Board, appointed by the Maori Affairs Department, would receive "broadly ordained powers". ... Elected members' travel for Auckland Council business is booked and paid for by Auckland Council and is not reimbursed to elected members. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Telephone: 01388 833 663.  The main Herald editorials noted that the CCO concept introduced "undemocratic elements" in a number of ways, and "could not stand".  Further criticised were lack of accountability of the proposed CCOs, which would not have to hold public board meetings, or provide agendas or minutes. Councillor Jean Curl. The mayor and councillors each signed declarations, formally making them members of the governing body.  Others like the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development called the claim that the mayor and council would have no ability to hold the CCOs accountable "farcial nonsense". 21A 22A Two Māori members should be elected to the Auckland Council by voters who are on the parliamentary Māori Electoral Roll. email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Plans, policies, bylaws, reports and projects, Consents, building and renovation projects. Water restrictions are in effect across the Auckland region. , The changes were seen as a potential "neutering" of the power of the new Auckland mayor to implement the policies on which he would be elected. Auckland mayor Phil Goff Photo: RNZ / Dan Cook Councillors have been told the $450 million hole caused by Covid 19 could grow by another $540m, if the border stays closed for two years. They also noted that saddling the super city with this system would be the most serious handicap, and a recipe for a "frustrated and disappointed citizenry". It is a territorial authority that has the responsibilities, duties and powers of a regional council and so is a unitary authority, according to the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009, which established the Council. The criticism ranged from the wards being too big (and thus throwing together communities with few common interests), to some ward boundary lines being drawn against the local understanding of what constituted their community. Councillor Billy Robinson.  Others, while criticising the lack of democratic oversight, dismissed concerns about asset sales, noting that amalgamation was likely to result in surplus real estate. Councillor contact details for each of Auckland's 13 wards. , As of 2011, 24% of Council's money was spent on "Art services and galleries, events, museums, parks, recreation facilities and the zoo", while 22% was spent on "transport management". Report online if you see a maintenance problem in parks, community facilities or venues, beaches and maunga. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation The first Long Term Council Community Plan (LTCCP), the longer-term financial budget of the city, will not be produced until July 2012. ... A final proposal would go to councillors in June and the new budget would come into effect for Auckland Council rates from July 1. ", The Government's plan to outsource the majority of the council's functions was decried by numerous people (including the main mayoral contenders, Len Brown, and to a lesser degree, John Banks) and groups across the political and societal spectrum – from the Auckland Regional Council and many community boards, to Local Government New Zealand, and organisations considered to be National Party-friendly such as the Auckland Chamber of Commerce and the Employers & Manufacturers Association. Auckland Council proposed general rate increase: 5 percent. , As of 2016, 38% of rates were spent on "transport", 27% on "parks, community and lifestyle", 16% on "environmental management and regulation", 8% on "Auckland development", 6% on "Economic and cultural development" and 5% on "governance and support". The mayor of Auckland Phil Goff and councillors Bill Cashmore and Tracy Mulholland Goff recently conceded the council could have done better …  The following council, according to preliminary election results, will take office in October 2019: Alexis Poppelbaum (Backing the Bays) – East Coast Bays, Gary Holmes (Backing the Bays) – East Coast Bays, Victoria Short (Independent) – East Coast Bays, Janet Fitzgerald (Positively Penlink) – Hibiscus Coast, Chair Gary Brown (Coast People and Penlink First) – Hibiscus Coast, Andy Dunn (Coast People and Penlink First) – Hibiscus Coast, Leanne Willis (Coast People and Penlink First) – Hibiscus Coast, Rachel Langton (C&R Communities and Residents) – Maungawhau, Lee Corrick (C&R Communities and Residents) – Maungawhau, Kendyl Smith (C&R Communities and Residents) – Maungawhau, Chair Margi Watson (City Vision) – Owairaka, Christina Robertson (City Vision) – Owairaka, Fiona Lai (C&R Communities and Residents), Chair Harry Doig (Roskill Community Voice), Chair Andy Baker (Team Franklin) – Pukekohe, Amanda Kinzett (Team Franklin) – Pukekohe, Angela Fulljames (Team Franklin) – Wairoa, Sharlene Druyven (Team Franklin) – Waiuku, Chair Adele White (weknowhowick - Howick), Chair Brent Catchpole (Papakura Action Team), Danielle Hancock (Rodney First – Warkworth), Beth Houlbrooke (Rodney First – Warkworth), Auckland Council has five substantive CCOs and a number of smaller ones. Auckland Councillor for Rodney Greg Sayers released: Today the Auckland Council voted to support Mayor Phil Goff’s 3.5% general rates increase. He chaired the transport committee of Auckland Council for a number of years, and sat on the board of Auckland … 6B The Mayor of Auckland's annual "State of the Region" address should describe progress towards the attainment of the vision. 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