Council and Committee Meetings

Changes to Council and Committee meetings during COVID Alert Levels

To keep our staff and our community safe, and in keeping with the new AL2 restrictions, Public Forum will be held via Zoom. To register to speak, please email or call us on 04 527 2169, at least two days before the meeting so we can provide you with the Zoom link.

Any further changes to meetings will be shared via Facebook and on our website, and you are welcome to send your questions to

Upcoming Council and Committee meetings can also be found on the Council Meetings Calendar, just click on any meeting for a link to the meeting agenda and minutes.

Changes to Traffic and Legislation Committees

Traffic Committee - At the 3 November Council meeting Council agreed to move all Traffic Committee matters to the City Development Committee, and to increase the City Development Committee membership to include those Councillors of the Traffic Committee, Cr H Swales, Cr J B Griffiths and Cr C B J Carson. As a result future Traffic Committee meetings have been cancelled.

Legislation Committee - At the 3 November 2021 Council meeting Council agreed to move all Legislation Committee matters to the Policy Committee. 

The Terms of Reference(PDF, 327KB) has been updated to reflect the above changes.

Outstanding Council and Committee meetings for 2021 

Council | Wednesday 15 December, 4.30 pm

2022 Council Meeting Schedule

Please note that the 2022 Local Government elections will be held on 8 October 2022 and that the proposed meeting schedule, therefore, runs only as far as 21 September 2022.

2022 Meeting Schedule






City Development
Wednesday, 4.30 pm
9 February

30 March

18 May

6 July

24 August

Risk and Assurance
Wednesday, 2.00 pm

16 February


25 May


31 August

Finance and Performance
Wednesday, 4.30 pm

16 February

6 April

25 May

13 July

31 August


Wednesday, 4.30 pm

23 February

13 April

1 June

20 July

7 September

Wednesday, 4.30 pm

9 March

4 May

15 Jun

3 August

21 September

Hutt Valley Services
Friday, 9.30am





Creative Communities
Thursday, 4:30 pm



5 May

_ 16 August    
Community Grants
Thursday, 9.00 am


_ _ _

8 September 



Council meeting schedule

The meeting schedule for 2022 was agreed at the Council meeting held on 3 November 2021. All meetings are held at Upper Hutt City Council, 838-842 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt 5018.

Council Meeting Cycle - Council and committee meetings are held on a six week cycle and generally start with a meeting of the City Development Committee and run through to a full Council meeting.

Timing of Council Meetings - all Council and most standing committee meetings are held at 4.30pm. Other committees are held at varying times during the day. Meeting dates and times are set and approved by Council.