2-2: Thames-Coromandel’s Community Boards and how they drive Council planning’, David Hammond, Chief Executive, Thames-Coromandel District Council (NZ)

Patrick Blampied FOLG 2015

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David Hammond will describe how broad-based devolution to communities can result in a win-win-win for elected members, staff and communities. The Council has established Community Boards to support Community Governance/ Empowerment policies with objectives of: – Moving governance decision-making closer to those being governed – Co-governance – sharing governance powers – Recognising diverse communities and their needs – The outcomes achieved are very inspiring