Your Council

Planning and strategy committee

This committee is responsible for issues such as environmental, transportation and wastewater planning, city infrastucture, urban design, bylaws, and strategies.


Duncan McCann

Deputy chairperson

Aleisha Rutherford


Mayor and all councillors

Meeting frequency


Terms of reference

  1. Environmental planning and policy
  2. Urban design and control
  3. Legislation and governance issues/policy
  4. Bylaws
  5. Implementation of strategies, plans and policies as appropriate
  6. Transportation and infrastructure planning
  7. Waste management planning
  8. Approval of appropriate draft strategies, plans and policies for public consultation
  9. Recommend appropriate strategies, plans and policies to council for adoption
  10. Manawatū River Accord
  11. New 2022 wastewater consent