Conference Attendance for Elected Member Policy
I refer to your email of 27 July 2017 requesting all expenses incurred by the mayor and any councillors for all costs related to travel, accommodation etc since they were last voted in.
Since November 2016 the total cost of travel and accommodation etc for the Mayor and Councillors has been $26,423.13.
This is made up of:
|Mileage costs (to attend meetings in the district)||||$427.72|
|Conference registration fee ||||$8,373.36|
|Includes attendance at:|||||
|LGNZ Conference (Auckland): Mayor, Deputy Mayor |
and 2 councillors
|Advanced Reading Skills Programme (Hamilton): |
|Making Good Decisions Workshop (Auckland): |
I have also attached a copy of the policy on conference attendance for elected members.
We are obliged to advise that you may contact the Ombudsman at the address below if you have any concerns with the response provided by Council, by writing to:
The Office of the Ombudsman
PO Box 10 152
Alternatively, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the online complaints form available at www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/make-a-complaint.