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Hamilton is a city on the rise. People want to live, work, play and do business here, and the city’s Gross Domestic Product has been above the New Zealand average since 2017. 

The Economic Development Committee provides oversight for the city’s economic agenda and for investment opportunities consistent with Council’s vision.

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The below reports are currently planned for discussion within this meeting: 


Chair's Report - That the Economic Development Committee receives the report.

General Manager's Report - To inform the Economic Development Committee on reshaping our economic development agenda for the new triennium.

External Agencies and CCO Reporting - To inform the Economic Development Committee on matters relating to external agencies and Council-controlled organisations (CCOs), including 6-monthly reports. To seek the Economic Development Committee’s approval of the Hamilton Central Business Association (HCBA) Annual Central City Activation Plan and Annual Budget for 2023-24, and endorsement of the draft Statements of Intent for Waikato Regional Airport Limited, Waikato Innovation Growth Ltd, NZ Food Innovation (Waikato) Ltd and Co-Lab.

Strategic and General Update - To inform the Economic Development Committee of both strategic matters and general updates that staff want to bring to Members’ attention, but that do not warrant a separate report or require decisions to be made.

Strategic Property update - To inform the Economic Development Committee on strategic property matters and the financial performance and position of the Municipal Endowment Fund as at 31 December 2022 (Q1 & Q2 2022/23 FY).


Please note that this list of reports is not final and may change prior to the meeting. 


Want to know the outcomes of the meeting? You can watch the meeting live or watch a recording once the meeting is over below.  

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Just need to know the decisions? Read and download the minutes of the meeting as soon as they're available. We'll upload the draft, unconfirmed and confirmed minutes as soon as we can. 


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