March update: Policy Forum

The Policy Forum met at Selwyn District Council for their first meeting of the year on Friday 26 March. View the full agenda.

Key agenda items

  • updates to working group terms of reference following the working group review
  • discussion of ways to approach pending resource management reform, resulting in agreement to propose to the CEs Forum that a cross-disciplinary group is formed to consider system design implications for planning
  • a proposal to for a short-term working group to looks at ways to collaborate on building consent management
  • discussion of carbon forestry in Canterbury and whether this may be an issue for councils now or in the future
  • an update on the Mayoral Forum work programme and recent activity, including the conclusion of successful LTP collaboration and an update on three waters.

Coming up

  • The Chief Executives Forum meets on 3 May 2021
  • The Mayoral Forum meets on 28 May 2021

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