The LGSectorGoodToolkit® is an online resource provided to the local government sector by SOLGM to allow councils to access accurate and up to date resources covering all work flows.

Resources in the LGSectorGoodToolkit® are created by SOLGM in conjunction with the relevant working parties and outside experts including Simpson Grierson, BERL and the Department of Internal Affairs.

It contains our Legal Compliance Programme designed to assist local authorities meet their legal obligations across a range of local government activity. The individual modules in the Programme are reviewed and updated, with input from Simpson Grierson, as soon as possible following any legislative changes.

These resources are funded by an annual subscription paid by councils. To access the information in this website you will have need to have logged in.

Please contact SOLGM for information on access.


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Resources available

Below are the resources you will be able to access through the LGSectorGoodToolkit

Legal Compliance Modules

SOLGM has developed a suite of modules that set out legally compliant processes and procedures in local government

Long Term Planning Resources

Guides to assist local authorities in their long term planning. The guidance reflects the changes to Local Government Act Bill No.3

Local Election Resources

The SOLGM Electoral Subcommittee has developed a range of resources to assist and guide electoral officers and support staff.

Financial Management Resources

Various resources provided by the SOLGM Financial Working Party to assist local authorities in different areas of financial management.

BERL Resources

SOLGM commissions BERL to produce reports that will assist local authorities in their planning.

Other Useful Resources

SOLGM produces guidance materials across a wide range of areas for local authorities.