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Notice of the Extraordinary meeting of

Chief Executive Employment Committee

Te Kōmiti Taimahi Tumuaki


Date:                      Wednesday 18 January 2023

Time:                      5.30pm

Location:                 Maitai Room, Tides Hotel
66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson


Rārangi take

Members                        His Worship the Mayor Nick Smith

        Deputy Mayor Rohan O'Neill-Stevens

        Cr Trudie Brand

        Cr Pete Rainey

Quorum    2                                                                             Lindsay McKenzie

Interim Chief Executive

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Excerpt from Nelson City Council Delegations Register

Chief Executive Employment Committee

1.1.1            Areas of Responsibility:

·             To facilitate the process for appointment of the Chief Executive, including establishment of an interview panel

·             To develop recommended Key Performance Indicators in consultation with the Chief Executive

·             To review and monitor the Chief Executive’s performance

·             To review the Chief Executive’s remuneration

·             To address any employment related issues as may from time to time arise between the Chief Executive and Council

1.1.2            Powers to Decide:

·             Approval of an external provider to facilitate a Chief Executive appointment

·             Approve an interview panel for appointment of a Chief Executive 

·             Approve the Chief Executive interview panel following consultation with all Elected Members on the interview panel (by email or informal meeting)

1.1.3            Powers to Recommend to Council:

·             To recommend to Council the consideration process for the preferred candidates/s for the appointment of a Chief Executive 

·             To recommend to Council the preferred candidate/s for the appointment of Chief Executive 

·             To recommend to Council a performance agreement between the Chief Executive and Council

·             To recommend to Council the outcome of an externally facilitated performance review involving the whole of Council

·             To recommend to Council any personal development opportunities for the Chief Executive

·             To recommend to Council the Chief Executive’s remuneration 

·             To recommend to Council any action arising from employment related issues


Chief Executive Employment Committee

18 January 2023



Page No.


Karakia and Mihi Timatanga


1.       Apologies


2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

3.       Interests

3.1      Updates to the Interests Register

3.2      Identify any conflicts of interest in the agenda

4.       Public Forum


Confidential Business

5.       Exclusion of the Public


That the Chief Executive Employment Committee

1.        Excludes the public from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.

2.        The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:



General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)


Recruitment of a Chief Executive

Section 48(1)(a)

The public conduct of this matter would be likely to result in disclosure of information for which good reason exists under section 7

The withholding of the information is necessary:

·    Section 7(2)(a)

     To protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person

·    Section 7(2)(i)

     To enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations)



Karakia Whakamutanga