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Role of the Chief Executive

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Role of the Chief Executive

Updated 3 February 2017 4:24pm

 

The Chief Executive is appointed by the Council in accordance with section 42 of the Local Government Act 2002. The Chief Executive is responsible for implementing and managing the Council's policies and objectives within the budgetary constraints established by the Council. In terms of section 42 of the Act, the responsibilities of the Chief Executive are to:

  • implement the decisions of the Council
  • provide advice to the Council
  • ensure that all responsibilities, duties and powers delegated to the Chief Executive or to any person employed by the Chief Executive, or imposed or conferred by any Act, regulation or bylaw, are properly performed or exercised
  • manage the activities of Greater Wellington Regional Council effectively and efficiently (within budgetary decisions made by Council)
  • maintain systems to enable effective planning and accurate reporting of the financial and service performance of Greater Wellington Regional Council
  • provide leadership for the staff of Greater Wellington Regional Council
  • employ staff on behalf of the Council and negotiate their terms of employment.