Joint Governance Committee

​​The Joint Governance Committee includes a number of councillors from Western Bay of Plenty District Council and Tauranga City Council.

The committee focuses on issues and opportunities across the sub-region (Tauranga and the Western Bay) where both councils play a role. 

The councils' take turns at administering this committee every three years.  The Western Bay of Plenty District Council currently administers the Joint Governance Committee. 

For more information on the role of Council, its committees and attending a Council meeting, please contact our customer services team on 571 8008.

Chairperson:Mayor Garry Webber
Deputy Chairperson:​Mayor Greg Brownless
Membership:Deputy Mayor Mike Williams
Deputy Mayor Kelvin Clout
Committee Secretary:Michelle Parnell, Governance Advisor​


Joint Governance Committee meetings will be held twice a year at our head office in Greerton, Tauranga.  These meetings will be notified on this site and in the public notice section of the Bay of Plenty Times.

Meeting dates for 2019 are:

  • 10 April
  • 12 June
  • 7 August

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