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CE Employment and Performance CommitteeKomiti aroturuku i te mahi a te Tumu Whakarae

The CE Employment and Performance Committee assists Council to discharge its responsibilities for performance management of the Chief Executive, and management of employment responsibilities.



Her Worship the Mayor Alex Walker (Chair) 

Deputy Mayor Kelly Annand, Councillor Brent Muggeridge, Councillor Kate Taylor 

An independent member will be appointed by the committee, with agreement by the Chief Executive, to provide independent professional oversight of the performance review process. 

Meeting frequency 

As required and agreed with the Chair, but at least three times a year 


Oversees the performance of the Chief Executive in line with the performance agreement and his/ her ongoing relationship with the Council, and report regularly to the Council on his or her performance. 



To monitor performance of the Chief Executive 

To ensure that the Council is fulfilling its duties as a good employer under schedule 7 of the Local Government Act, 2002 


The Council delegates to the Chief Executive Performance Assessment Sub-committee the following powers, duties and responsibilities: 

  • To oversee the employment of the Chief Executive in accordance with the Local Government Act, 2002. 

  • To recommend to Council the methodology and specific performance measures to carry out the review of the performance of the Chief Executive. 

  • The delegated authority to employ independent expertise to assist with any review or advice up to a maximum of $10,000 before seeking approval from Council.  

  • To recommend to Council on matters relating to the Chief Executives employment and remuneration. 

  • The committee have delegations to make variations to the Chief Executive Employment agreement so long as it is pursuant to the Local Government Act.  

  • The committee will delegate the approval of leave, professional development and expenses, within approved budgets, to the Mayor. 


Professional Development and Learning 

All members will participate in Chief Executive Employment and Performance Training in the first year of membership.  

Governance Documentation

Underpinning good governance are a range of documents that ensure Council is clear on its accountabilities, expectations and responsibilities. You can find these documents here.

Code of Conduct 2022 - 2035 Triennium
Committee Terms of Reference
Council and Community Representation Schedule 2022 2025
CHBDC Governance Statement 2023
Standing Orders 2022 - 2025 Triennium
Triennial Agreement 2022-25

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