Hauraki District Council
Paeroa Ward Committee
MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE PAEROA WARD COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WILLIAM STREET, PAEROA ON TUESDAY 10 JUNE 2014 COMMENCING AT 12.30PM
Crs J M Bubb (Chairperson), D A Adams, P A Milner, J Thorp and His Worship the Mayor J P Tregidga (from 1.05pm)
Messrs S B Fabish (Community Services Manager), K D Thompson (District Engineer), Mr J McIver (Community Development Officer), R Ashley (Community Services Operations Manager) and Ms C Black (Council Secretary)
THAT the apology for lateness of His Worship the Mayor, J P Tregidga be received and sustained.
PAWC14/35 Bubb/Adams CARRIED
There were no late items.
Presentation – Positive Paeroa
Positive Paeroa - Town Promoter Jo Tilsley and Chairperson Brian Smith were in attendance and provided a detailed report updating the Ward members on the operation and activities of Positive Paeroa.
CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Paeroa Ward Committee held on Tuesday 13 May 2014 are confirmed and are a true and correct record.
PAWC14/36 Thorp/Milner CARRIED
MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
Paeroa Stop Bank – Request for Rubbish Bins
Cr Bubb advised she had spoken with the group requesting that Council fund additional rubbish bins along the Paeroa stop bank due to an increase in the amount of litter there. She advised them that Council does not support the installation of additional bins but will provide them with rubbish bags in which to collect litter. The Parks and Reserves Manager has organised the rubbish bags.
The Community Services monthly report on activities was presented for the Committee’s consideration.
THAT the Community Services monthly report be received.
THAT the correspondence from the Paeroa Lions Club and Simply Red Marching Team be received.
PAWC14/37 Milner/Thorp CARRIED
Paeroa Lions Club (1215539)
The convener for the club has written seeking financial assistance for a project within the Hutchinson Reserve.
The club has been spraying the gorse and blackberry for the last two years and would like to spray the toetoe and plant native trees. This is estimated to cost $300.00.
THAT $300.00 is granted to the Paeroa Lions Club from the Paeroa Ward Discretionary Fund in support for the spraying of pampas grass and planting of native trees at Hutchinson Reserve.
PAWC14/38 Milner/Adams CARRIED
Paeroa Lions Club (1215539)
The secretary for the club has written seeking financial assistance of $1,000 for the annual fireworks display.
Forty (40) club members will be donating their time planning, managing and operating the 21st display which provides good inexpensive entertainment for families.
THAT $500.00 is granted to the Paeroa Lions Club from the Paeroa Ward Discretionary Fund for their annual fireworks display.
PAWC14/39 Adams/Milner CARRIED
Simply Red Marching Team (1215776)
The coach for the non-profit leisure marching team has written seeking financial assistance for the purchase of new uniforms.
The club has a membership of 10 marchers and each uniform is estimated to cost $300.
THAT the request is declined and the group be advised of the decision.
PAWC14/40 Adams/Thorp CARRIED
Future Invited Speakers
Paeroa Maritime Museum – Gloria James
Paeroa Information Centre - Margarete Ford
Paeroa Funded Projects
Karangahake Area Development
The members were advised that the concept designs for the Karangahake area have been received from the landscape designers.
The members agreed to view the concept plans at the close of the Ward meeting.
Paeroa Ward Community Facilities and Recreational Development Fund Projects
The completion of the Hauraki Rail Trail (HRT) through Paeroa highlighted a number of improvements that the Ward Committee decided to prioritise and fund through the Community Facilities Recreation Development Fund. The status of these projects was presented for the member’s information.
Ward Consultation (actions)
The Community Services Manager summarised the actions taken from the Paeroa Ward Workshop and Tour undertaken on the 20 February 2014.
The Strategic Planner reported on the key points discussed at the Paeroa Ward Long Term Plan LTP pre-consultation meetings.
The Mayor left the meeting at 1.30pm
Members were asked to review the summary of key points provided within the report and provide direction on which ones they wanted progressed within the 2014/15 year and which ones required further investigation in the Draft Long Term Plan.
The members communicated to staff the issues they considered to be a priority for their local communities, and should therefore be actioned in either the short or longer term.
Hauraki Long Term Plan Matters
THAT the report be received, and
THAT the Paeroa Ward Committee establish actions to be taken from the summary list of points within the report which were raised at the LTP pre-consultation meetings.
PAWC14/42 Thorp/Adams CARRIED
The meeting closed at 2.20pm.
J M Bubb
15 July 2014