Governance Manual

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4. The Mayor of Auckland

The mayor is elected Auckland-wide. Under the legislation that established Auckland Council, the mayor plays a leadership role, principally through articulating and promoting a vision for Auckland and leading the development of council plans, policies and budgets.

 

4.1 Role and functions

The role of the mayor, deputy mayor and the delegation of roles and powers...

4.2 The deputy mayor

The mayor may appoint the deputy mayor. However, the governing body...

4.3 Delegation of the mayor’s roles and powers

Non-delegable and delegable powers. The mayor cannot delegate... 

4.4 The mayor’s relationship with the governing body and local boards

The mayor’s relationship with the other elected members can be described as “first among...

4.5 The relationship between the mayor and chief executive

General principle – mutual respect of institutional roles...

4.6 The mayor's relationship with IMSB and Māori

The mayor maintains a professional relationship with the IMSB and may facilitate...

4.7 The mayor’s relationship with council controlled organisations

The mayor’s role in the council’s governance relationship with CCOs...

4.8 Mayoral conduct, public duty and personal interests

The mayor holds a public office, with public duties and stature. The mayor is expected...

4.9 The Office of the Mayor

The mayor may establish an office of the mayor in consultation...