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Kapiti Council Committee chairs appointed
Clr Ross Church heads the Corporate Business Committee

Kapiti Coast District Council's committee chairs and deputy chairs for the various standing committees were elected at yesterday morning's first full Council meeting.
All standing committees are committees of the whole Council and a new committee has been added to the governance structure.
The chair of the Corporate Business Committee, responsible for overseeing the financial performance and planning activities of the Council, is Councillor Ross Church. The Committee's deputy chair is Councillor Tony Lester.
The Environment & Community Development Committee, responsible for overseeing the development of policies and work programmes that support the social, economic, environmental and cultural wellbeing of the community is chaired by Councillor Penny Gaylor with Councillor K. Gurunathan as the deputy chair.
The Regulatory Management Committee will be chaired by Councillor Diane Ammundsen with Councillor Peter Ellis as deputy. The committee administers the various regulatory and compliance functions of the Council including animal control, building control, regulatory and bylaws and the district plan review.
The new Appeals Committee, responsible for hearing appeals or objections on Council's regulatory and compliance areas, is chaired by Councillor Hilary Wooding with Councillor Tony Lloyd as deputy.
Subcommittees of the Corporate Business Committee include the Property Purchase Committee, chaired by the Mayor with Councillor Church as deputy, and the Audit & Risk Committee chaired by Councillor Church with Councillor Lester as deputy.
Full details of the Governance Structure for the 2010-13 triennium and the responsibilities and delegations of each Committee and Subcommittee will be available shortly from Libraries and Service Centres and on the Council website (

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