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Cabinet Decision DEV-19-SUB-0253: Final Proposed Global Settlement Agreement with Christchurch City Council (September 2019)

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Friday, 20 December 2019
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Extract from Cabinet Minute DEV-19-MIN-0253: Final Proposed Global Settlement Agreement with Christchurch City Council

On 18 September 2019, the Cabinet Economic Development Committee (DEV):


1noted that:

1.1 on 10 December 2018, DEV approved the negotiating parameters for the Crown’s global settlement negotiations with the Christchurch City Council (the Council) [DEV-18-MIN-0285];

1.2 on 3 April 2019, DEV noted an update on the progress of the negotiations and approved revised negotiating parameters [DEV-19-MIN-0068]; 

2noted that in May 2019, joint Ministers (the Minister of Finance and the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration) and the Mayor of Christchurch confirmed an Agreement in Principle that sets out the proposed high-level agreements; 

3noted that Crown and Council officials have since negotiated detailed terms to give effect to  the in-principle agreements, and that on 8 August 2019 the Council agreed to the proposed  Global Settlement Agreement, subject to amendments; 



Janine Harvey
Committee Secretary 

Last updated: 
Friday, 20 December 2019

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