Economic, Finance & Community Committee
This Committee is responsible for the implementation of Growing Marlborough and ‘Smart and Connected’ Economic Development Strategies; CBD and Small Township Revitalisation programmes; Destination Marlborough; Picton Forum; Sounds Advisory Group; Long Term Plan; Annual Plan; Annual Report; audit issues; Council Subsidiaries; risk management; community and social issues; youth, elderly and access issues; culture and heritage; social policies (ie; gaming, local alcohol and psychoactive substances policies); grants and donations; sister cities; libraries; customer services; democratic process; general administration; health and safety; and property management.
- Jamie Arbuckle (Chairperson)
- Brian Dawson (Deputy)
- Scott Adams
- Sally Arbuckle
- Allanah Burgess
- David Croad
- Deborah Dalliessi
- Raylene Innes
- Barbara Faulls
- Matt Flight
- Gerald Hope
- Ben Minehan
- Jonathan Rosene
- Thelma Sowman
- Mayor Nadine Taylor
- Iwi representative (to be advised)
Audit and Risk Sub-Committee
The focus of this Sub-Committee is to oversee the audit of Council's Annual Report and Annual/Long Term Plan and consider and report on the findings.
CBD and Parking Sub-Committee
The focus of this Sub-Committee is issues related to Blenheim CBD and parking in Marlborough.
Commercial Events Fund Sub-Committee
This Sub-Committee evaluates and approves the funding applications for the Commercial Events Fund.
Conduct Review Committee
This Committee is established per the Code of Conduct. The Committee manages compliance with the Code of Conduct and with any statutory obligations.
District Licensing Committee (Statutory Committee)
This Committee considers and determines applications, pursuant to the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.
This Sub-Committee carries out Council's partnership with Creative NZ and SPARC to ensure funding is available in the Marlborough area.
Housing for Seniors Sub-Committee
The focus of this Sub-Committee is Council's Housing for Seniors portfolio.
LTP Working Group
The focus of this Working Group is the 2024-2034 Long Term Plan.
Marlborough Regional Forestry (Joint Committee)
This Committee is responsible for Marlborough's forestry estate, partly owned by Marlborough District Council (88.62%) and Kaikoura District Council (11.38%).
MDC Holdings and Marlborough Airport Limited
Sister City Sub-Committee
This Sub-Committee manages Council's Sister City activities and strives to involve greater community participation and sponsorship in the programme.
Small Townships Programme Sub-Committee
This Sub-Committee has delegated authority to develop criteria to assess project prioritisation using the Smart and Connected framework.
This Sub-Committee focuses on youth in the community.