Meetings of Council community boards will resume the first week of June. Read more on Newsline.
Council meetings are scheduled to be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. To keep everyone safe and healthy, no more than 10 observers will be allowed into the Council chambers at a time, and physical distancing rules will apply. We encourage you to view meetings remotely – find livestreams of our meetings here and see our upcoming meetings here.
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The aim is to promote local democracy by making sure that everyone understands how their Council operates and how they can have their say.
The Council is required to prepare a governance statement after each triennial election and make it available to the public.
It includes information on:
The codes of conduct for councillors and community board members at Christchurch City Council.
Expenses and allowances for elected members.
The Council delegates a number of decision making powers to committees, subordinate bodies and staff.
Rules on how the Council operates.