September update: Policy Forum

6 Oct 2021 | Other forums

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

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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