September update: Policy Forum

The Policy Forum met via Zoom on Friday 24 September. Significant agenda items are summarised on this page.

View the full agenda (PDF file, 8.54MB)

Key agenda items

  • An update on the building consent collaboration working party and work it is undertaking looking at collaborative measures to reduce pressure on building consent processing across councils
  • Discussion of a proposed submission to the Productivity Commission consultation on New Zealand’s immigration system
  • Discussion of carbon forestry impacts on councils and how best to approach the issue
  • An update on the Future for Local Government reforms
  • An update on resource management reforms
  • An update on the Mayoral Forum work programme and recent activity.

Coming up

  • The Chief Executives Forum meets on 1 November
  • The Mayoral Forum meets on 19 November.

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