The Council meeting details can be found on our Events page. Please contact the Democracy Team if you have any queries.
The Waikato District Council endorses recommendations made at committee meetings and in addition makes decisions on matters that are not delegated to committees.
Council meets on a six-weekly cycle with meetings scheduled to start at 9:30 am.
Chair: Her Worship the Mayor
Deputy Chair: Deputy mayor
Membership: Mayor and all councillors
Meeting frequency: Six weekly - or as required
Quorum: Half of the members (including vacancies)
Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002 requires Council to adopt a code of conduct. All elected members are required to comply with the code. The Council's Code of Conduct is as follows:
Council Code of Conduct December 2019
For more information contact the Chief Executive Gavin Ion or the Democracy Team on any matter relating to the Council agenda.
Waikato District Council enables democratic local decision-making and action by, and on behalf of, our communities. Council
is to meet the current and future needs of our communities for quality local infrastructure, local public services, and to carry out regulatory functions in the most cost-effective for households and businesses. There are a number of acts that the Council is bound by in exercising powers and fulfilling its responsibilities and purpose.
The Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month, excluding January, at 1.15pm in the Council Chambers.