6.7 Footnotes


6.1.1 Establishment of local boards

[1] Cabinet paper (Nov 2009) “Local Government (Auckland Law Reform) Bill: Planning, Reporting, Rates and Local Boards”, on the Department of Internal Affairs website.

[2] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 section 10.


6.1.2 Membership

[1] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2002 section 11AA.

[2] http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/AboutCouncil/representativesbodies/LocalBoards/Pages/home.aspx

[3] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 section 103 and Local Electoral Act 2001 section 19H.

[4] Section 11 Local Government (Auckland Council) Act


6.1.3 Legal Status

[1] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 section 12.


6.2.3 Resolving decision-making allocation disputes

[1] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 sections 97-99

[2] This is a practical step, to commence the process.


6.2.4 Regulatory activities that have been delegated to local boards
[1] Local Government Act 2002 section 36C (3)


6.3.1 Local board plans

[1] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 section 4 interpretation.

[2] Auckland Council website Local Boards page http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/AboutCouncil/representativesbodies/LocalBoards/Pages/home.aspx


6.3.2 Local board agreements

[1] Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009 section 21.


6.4 Funding local boards

[1] Long-term Plan 2015-2025. Volume 3 Local Board Funding Policy. http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2009/0032/latest/DLM2322326.html.


6.5.3 Staff delegations

[1] See Auckland Council Combined Chief Executives Delegation Register, Updated August 2016, retrieved from: https://acintranet.aklc.govt.nz/EN/departments/accountingservices/Policies%20and%20procedures/Combined%20Chief%20Executives%20Delegation%20Register.pdf


6.6.1 Formal decision-making

[1] An exception to this rule is for a small number of agenda items where grounds exist to lawfully exclude the public under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act and the meeting has resolved in public that such grounds exist.

[2] Each board adopts its own standing orders. There are some minor differences between the standing orders of differing boards.

[3] Attached document below

[4] See Chapter 18 Official Information for more information on extraordinary business and extraordinary meetings.


 6.6.4 Voting and decisions 

[1] N.B. the election of the chairperson at the beginning of the electoral term can use one of two differing systems to help ensure that the chairperson elect has the support of the majority of the board members.


6.6.5 Confidentiality

[1] Elected Members Code of Conduct Section 7.6 Confidential Information


Key Documents


Appointment and Remuneration Policy for Boards Members of Council Organisation

Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002

Code of Conduct

Code of conduct for elected members

Interpretation Act 1999

Ngāti Whātua Orākei Claims Settlement Act 2012

Ngāti Whātua o Kaipara Claims Settlement Act 2013

Lawyers and Conveyancers Act (Lawyers: Conduct and Client Care) Rules 2008

Local Boards Standing Orders

Local Electoral Act 2001

Local Government Act 2002

Local Government (Rating) Act 2002

Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009

Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

Public Audit Act 2001

Quality Advice Standards

Standing Orders




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