Local Government Members (2017/18) (Local Authorities) Amendment Determination 2017

2017/278

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Local Government Members (2017/18) (Local Authorities) Amendment Determination 2017

Pursuant to clauses 6 and 7A(1) and (5) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002 and to the Remuneration Act 1977, the Remuneration Authority, after having regard to the matters specified in clause 7 of that schedule, makes the following determination (to which is appended an explanatory memorandum).

Determination

1 Title

This determination is the Local Government Members (2017/18) (Local Authorities) Amendment Determination 2017.

2 Commencement

(1)

Clause 6(3) is deemed to have come into force on 5 September 2017.

(2)

The rest of this determination is deemed to have come into force on 1 July 2017.

3 Principal determination
4 Clause 5 amended (Meaning of hearing)

(1)

After clause 5(b), insert:

(ba)

a meeting for determining a resource consent application without a formal hearing; or

(2)

Replace clause 5(e) with:

(e)

a hearing as part of the process of the preparation, change, variation, or review of a district or regional plan or regional policy statement; or

(3)

Revoke clause 5(f).

5 Clause 6 amended (Meaning of hearing time)

(1)

In clause 6(e)(ii), after “paragraph (c)”, insert “; and”.

(2)

After clause 6(e), insert:

(f)

writing a decision arising from a hearing or communicating for the purpose of the written decision.

6 Schedule amended

(1)

In the Schedule, Part 1, item relating to Southland Regional Council, item relating to Chairperson, replace “100,750” with “97,048”.

(2)

In the Schedule, Part 1, item relating to Wellington Regional Council, item relating to Chairperson, Wairarapa Committee, replace “76,925” with “76,295”.

(3)

In the Schedule, Part 2, item relating to Thames–Coromandel District Council, item relating to Mayor, replace “110,080” with “106,229”.

(4)

In the Schedule, Part 2, item relating to Waipa District Council, item relating to Mayor, replace “114,317” with “114,489”.

(5)

In the Schedule, Part 2, item relating to Whanganui District Council, replace the items relating to Chairperson (4) and Deputy Chairperson (4) with:

Chair, Strategy and Finance Committee38,402
Chair, Property and Community Services Committee38,402
Chair, Infrastructure and Special Projects Committee38,402
Chair, Forestry Joint Committee38,402
Deputy Chair, Strategy and Finance Committee33,945
Deputy Chair, Property and Community Services Committee33,945
Deputy Chair, Infrastructure and Special Projects Committee33,945
Deputy Chair, Forestry Joint Committee33,945

Dated at Wellington this 17th day of October 2017.

Fran Wilde,
Chairperson.

Geoff Summers,
Member.

Len Cook,
Member.

Explanatory memorandum

This memorandum is not part of the determination, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

Clauses 4 and 5 are amendments to clarify certain details of the determination consistent with the Remuneration Authority’s original intentions.

Clause 6(2) corrects an error in the principal determination. All other amendments in clause 6 are made at the request of the councils concerned.

Clause 6(3) is deemed to have come into force on 5 September 2017. The remainder of this determination is deemed to have come into force on 1 July 2017.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 19 October 2017.