Multicultural Subcommittee

Agenda

 

 

Notice of Meeting:

An ordinary meeting of the Multicultural Subcommittee will be held on:

 

Date:                                     Friday 3 March 2017

Time:                                    1pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 2, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Membership

Chairperson

Members

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

 

 

2 March 2017

 

 

 

Claire Phillips

Principal Advisor

 

Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

liz.ryley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Multicultural Subcommittee

03 March 2017

 

Multicultural Subcommittee - Terms of Reference

 

 

 

Chair

Councillor Chen

Membership

Councillor Davidson, Councillor Galloway

Quorum

Half of the members if the number of members (including vacancies) is even, or a majority of members if the number of members (including vacancies) is odd.

Meeting Cycle

Bimonthly

Reports To

Social and Community Development Committee

 

Responsibilities

 

The Multicultural Subcommittee is responsible for:

 

·         Overseeing the implementation of the Christchurch Multicultural Strategy – Our Future together

·         Overseeing issues related to diverse communities throughout the city

·         Considering matters related to multicultural communities and sector providers

·         Receiving  regular updates from existing mandated community networks/forums via nominated representatives including:

-        The Multicultural Council – Nominated Representative

-        INFORM Network – Nominated Representative

-        CLING (Community Languages and Information Network Group)– Nominated Representative

-        Ethnic Leaders Forum- Nominated Representative

-        Multicultural Strategy Implementation Committee – Staff

·         Receiving deputations from individuals and ethnic communities (as and when appropriate via invitation or deputation), i.e. Muslim Building Bridges Group, Chinese New Year Committee, Indian Students’ Association etc

·         Supporting the activities of the Canterbury Regional Economic development - Newcomer work strand

·         Championing ethnic and cultural diversity across Council.

 

                                                      

 

 

 


Multicultural Subcommittee

03 March 2017

 

Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

C       1.       Apologies.......................................................................................................................... 4

B       2.       Declarations of Interest................................................................................................... 4

B       3.       Deputations by Appointment........................................................................................ 4

B       4.       Presentation of Petitions................................................................................................ 4   

 

 


Multicultural Subcommittee

03 March 2017

 

 

1.   Apologies

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant and to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.

3.   Deputations by Appointment

3.1

Thi Phan and Mike Fowler will speak on behalf of Hagley College regarding a Hagley project proposal for a multicultural centre.

 

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There were no petitions received at the time the agenda was prepared.