Essential services are one of the most visible parts of our work, and are crucial for community health and wellbeing. A well-run city needs high quality, dependable water supplies, effective and efficient waste treatment, rubbish and recycling collection, and management of all modes of transport. 

The Infrastructure Operations Committee manages oversight of Council’s routine operations such as these.


Councillor Angela O’Leary

Deputy Chair

Councillor Sarah Thomson



All Councillors

Maangai Maaori Norm Hill​​


Every six weeks


A majority of members (including vacancies)


The Infrastructure Operations Committee:

  • manages all Council’s infrastructure operational plans and strategies, and the contracts that support them
  • guides discussion around innovation for services
  • ensures our infrastructure networks and the services we provide meet the requirements of applicable legislation and our consents
  • develops policies and provides direction on our involvement in regional alliances, plans, initiatives and forums for joint infrastructure and shared services 
  • monitors our service delivery targets and how we’re tracking through our Long-Term Plan
  • has oversight of bylaws for water, wastewater, solid waste, traffic and speed limits, and the bylaw relating to earthquake-prone, dangerous or insanitary buildings.a
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Last updated 15 June 2022