Rural Committee

​The Rural Committee represents the interests of the rural community and considers and report on any matter of interest or concern to the rural community.

The meeting schedule for all Rural Committee meetings is listed below.

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

Chairperson:Councillor Kevin Marsh
Deputy Chairperson:Councillor Mark Dean
​Membership:Mayor Garry Webber
Councillor Grant Dally
Councillor Mike Lally
Councillor Peter Mackay
Councillor David Marshall
Councillor Margaret Murray-Benge
Councillor John Palmer
Councillor John Scrimgeour
Councillor Don Thwaites
Councillor Mike Williams
Committee Secretary:Louise Nind, Governance Advisor​


Rural Committee meetings are typically held at Council's Barkes Corner Office in Greerton, Tauranga. Meetings usually start at 9.30am.

Please note that on occasion dates and times of scheduled meetings are subject to change and will be notified on this site and in the public notice section of the Bay of Plenty Times.

Meeting dates for 2019 are:

  • 28 February
  • 14 May
  • 23 July

All agendas and minutes for this Committee can be found here.

Other (non-scheduled) meetings of Council committees, Council and Community Boards that may be required to address issues from time to time during the year will be publicly notified on this site and in the Bay of Plenty Times.

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