This section details information about the processes through which the Porirua City Council engages with its community, how the Council makes decisions, and how citizens can influence those processes.
Local Governance Statement
Porirua City Council's Governance Statement promotes local democracy by providing the public with information on ways they can influence local democratic process.
The Local Governance Statement is a requirement of the Local Government Act 2002.
Through the following Governance Statement links the community can access information on this website about how Council makes decisions and how members of the public can influence those processes.
(a) Functions and Responsibilities
(b) Local Legislation
(c) Electoral System
(d) Representation Arrangements
(e) Members Roles and Conduct
(f) Governance Structures
(g) Council Meetings and Processes
(h) Consultation Policies and Current Consultations
(i) Maori Liaison
(j) Management Structure
(k) Equal Employment Opportunities Policy
(l) Planning and Policy Documents
(m) Systems for Public Access
(n) Requests for Official Information
(o) Glossary of Terms