The Christchurch City Council is the local government authority for Christchurch in New Zealand. It is a territorial authority elected to represent the 363,200 people of Christchurch. Since 2007, the Mayor of Christchurch is Bob Parker, who stood as an independent candidate. The council consists of 13 members elected from seven wards, and is presided over by the Mayor, who is elected at large.
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1999 - Beginning 26 April - the Christchurch City Council adopts the 1999 Annual Plan. 13 September - Christchurch City Council approved setting up a joint steering committee with Selwyn District Council, to be called the 'Central Plains Irrigation Steering ... - the terms of reference were approved by Christchurch City Council and Denis O'Rourke was appointed to the committee ...
... 1862–1887 The Christchurch Municipal Council, as it was originally called, was using the Christchurch Land Office, the first public building erected in Christchurch in 1851. 1887–1924 On the same site, the council had the so far only purpose-built council chambers constructed, designed by Samuel Hurst Seager in a Queen Anne style ... The building is these days known as Our City and is registered as a Category I heritage building with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) ...
... The minutes stated that the councils (Christchurch and Selwyn District) must agree to a 'bail out' loan or the scheme would be 'killed' ... On 5 June 2007, Christchurch City Council was informed that Central Plains Water Limited had 'a shortfall of $NZ1 million' and had run out of money needed to pay for the expenses of the ... On 7 June 2007, the Christchurch City Council authorised two Council general managers to approve loan agreements for CPWL to borrow up to a maximum of $4.8 million ...
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