TPPA, Environment and Arts the key focus at today’s meeting

Press Release – Auckland City Council A strong direction on how to protect Aucklands environment was discussed across various aspects of todays agenda including Stormwater and Solid Waste controls, pest management and a commitment to environmental action and green growth. The Regional …TPPA, Environment and Arts the key focus at today’s meeting A strong direction on how to protect Auckland’s environment was discussed across various aspects of today’s agenda including Stormwater and Solid Waste controls, pest management and a commitment to environmental action and green growth. The Regional Strategy and Policy Committee also received the Arts and Culture Strategic Action Plan and various presentations were made on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. The following is a digest of all decisions made. The agenda is available on Auckland Council’s website and minutes will be added once confirmed. This meeting was also webcast on the council’s website and items will be available on demand within 24 hours of the meeting. Items 1-4 are administrative items and there was no extraordinary business. Item 5.1: Public Input – Mary Dawson, Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) Mary Dawson, CE of Auckland Regional Migrant Services (ARMS) Trust and Dame Susan Devoy, patron, gave the committee an update on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employments decision to conclude their contract with the ARMS Trust. A proposal was put forward asking council to agree to a partnership...

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