The Otago CDEM Joint Committee encompasses of all the councils in Otago and provides the governance to Otago Civil Defence Emergency Management.
The Joint Committee has the statutory responsibility for civil defence emergency management in Otago. It is a statutory committee of Council under section 12 of the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 (the Act) and clause 30 of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.
Ultimately it is responsible for:
The next Joint Committee will be held on 15 September 2022 at 3pm in the ORC Council Chamber, Level 2 Philip Laing House, cnr Rattray and Princes St, Dunedin