Further Information

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  • Applying for a Local Board

    The process of applying to the Local Government Commission for a Golden Bay local board.

    15 KB • DOCX File • 15 July 2019

  • Case Study: Great Barrier Island Local Board

    We take a look at how a small remote community in the Auckland region operates under a local board 'shared governance' arrangement

    18 KB • DOCX File • 15 July 2018

  • GB Local Board Application

    Our application to the Local Government Commission for a Golden Bay local board.

    879 KB • DOCX File • 10 May 2019

  • How does a local board operate?

    What are a local board's responsibilities and how do they operate?

    17 KB • DOCX File • 16 July 2019

  • LGC 8 May 2019 Press release calling for Alternative Proposals

    The first step in assessing our application is for the LGC is to call for alternative proposals (as required by the Local Government Act).

    15 KB • DOCX File • 10 May 2019

  • LGC Position Paper

    LGC's September 2019 report on what a local board is, how it differs from a community board, what the Commission will consider in making its decision, and the timeline for the decision. Also available on the LGC website.

    193 KB • DOCX File • 5 September 2019

  • LGC Press Release (30 November 2018)

    The Local Government Commission's announcement they have agreed to assess the Working Group's application for a Golden Bay Local Board.

    164 KB • DOCX File • 6 December 2018

  • Local Board or Community Board?

    The main differences between a Community Board and a Local Board for Golden Bay

    18 KB • DOCX File • 15 July 2019

  • Press Release

    the Working Group for a Golden Bay Local Board's initial press release

    16 KB • DOCX File • 1 July 2018

  • The case for a GB Local Board

    The reasons why we think a local board is the best form of local government for our community

    24 KB • DOCX File • 15 July 2019

  • What will a Local Board Cost?

    How much will ratepayers need to pay for a Local Board?

    14 KB • DOCX File • 16 July 2019

  • Who we are

    Members of the Working Group for a GB Local Board

    17 KB • DOCX File • 5 September 2019

  • Local Government Commission (LGC) 2007 Representation Review

    LGC's response to TDC's 2007 proposal to abolish the Golden Bay Community Board. Note the following 2 extracts; 46. While the Golden Bay Community Board provides a well-established and strongly supported consultation and advocacy structure, [LGC] believe that the extent of its present delegated decision-making responsibilities are insufficient 60. [TDC] presented to [LGC] that councils should be wary of delegating responsibilities to community boards because they ultimately remain liable and accountable for community board decisions. [LGC reply] this not a concern shared by many other councils...highlights the degree to which the effectiveness of community boards depends on the quality of their relationship with the parent council....above argument strongly suggests the need for a thorough review of community board delegations in the Tasman District. [LGC] were assured that this will occur...

    189 KB • PDF File • 16 July 2018

  • Understand First - research into the TDC/Golden Bay Relationship Issues

    A 2017 social research project by Autonomy Solutions examining the relationship between TDC and the Golden Bay community based on an interview of 26 GB local. It lists 2 pages positive comments, 2 pages neutral comments & 11 pages negative comments.

    9.5 MB • PDF File • 16 July 2018

 

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