Hauraki District Council
Plains Ward Committee
MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE PLAINS WARD COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WILLIAM STREET, PAEROA ON TUESDAY 9 DECEMBER 2014 COMMENCING AT 9.00 AM
Crs G R Leonard (Chairperson), B A Gordon and His Worship the Mayor J P Tregidga
Messrs S B Fabish (Community Services Manager), G Thomsen (Roading Manager), S Clark (Parks and Reserves Manager) and Ms C Black (Council Secretary)
THAT the apology of Crs D Swales and G A Harris be received and sustained.
PLWC14/67 Tregidga/Gordon CARRIED
There were no late items.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
There were no declarations.
CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Plains Ward Committee held on Tuesday 11 November 2014 are confirmed and are a true and correct record.
PLWC14/68 Leonard/Gordon CARRIED
The Community Services monthly report on activities for the month of November 2014 was presented for the Committee’s consideration.
THAT the Community Services monthly report be received.
PLWC14/69 Leonard/Gordon CARRIED
Kaiaua Citizen & Ratepayers Association Inc. Letter
A letter from the Chairperson of the Kaiaua Citizen & Ratepayers Association Inc was presented which provided feedback on issues raised by the Kaiaua community at the public meeting held on 27 October 2014.
It was agreed that the issues raised by the community be reviewed and considered further early in the New Year.
THAT the Community Services Manager reply providing a report on the issues raised at the Kaiaua public meeting held on the 27 October 2014, and
THAT the Plains Ward meet with the Kaiaua Citizen and Ratepayers Association Inc. prior to the 2015 Community meeting to discuss format and potential issues.
PLWC14/70 Leonard/Gordon CARRIED
Minutes of the Ngatea Hall and Domain Management Committee meeting held on 20 November 2014 were presented for the information of the Committee.
The members expressed their disappointment of the poor attendance of domain users at these meetings.
THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Ngatea Hall and Domain Management Committee held on 20 November 2014 are received and the recommendations contained therein, adopted, and
THAT the Ward Chair discusses the attendance matter with domain users at the next Ngatea Hall and Domain Management Committee.
PLWC14/71 Leonard/Tregidga CARRIED
The Community Services Operations Manager – Assets reported on the 2015 Long Term Plan assumptions regarding asset replacement and depreciation.
THAT the report be received, and
THAT the Committee advise whether there are assets which it would recommend not replacing if damaged beyond repair or when they reach the end of their useful life.
PLWC14/72 Tregidga/Gordon CARRIED
The Community Services Manager took the members through the schedule of assets and noted whether the Committee considered they are to be replaced or depreciated as follows:
|Plains Ward Sites||Assets||Would we replace this asset as a whole||If no; would we replace a major component|
|Ngatea War Memorial Hall, Orchard East Road, Ngatea||Building||Yes||Yes|
|18 Pauls Drive Pensioner Flats, Ngatea||Building||Yes|
|20 Pauls Drive Pensioner Flats, Ngatea||Building||Yes|
|26 Kaihere Rd - Pensioner Flats, Ngatea||Building||Yes|
|Kaiaua Toilet , East Coast Road, Kaiaua||Facility||Yes||Yes|
|Patetonga Toilets, Top Road, Patetonga||Facility||No||No|
|Pioneer Park Exeloo (2), Orchard East Road, Ngatea - Hugh Hayward Domain||Facility||Yes||Yes|
|Toilet Orchard Road, (Main Street by RD1) Ngatea||Facility||Yes||Yes|
|Turua Public Toilets & bus shelter, Hauraki Road (Township), Turua||Facility||Yes||Yes|
|Waitakaruru Public Toilets and bus shelter, 13 Front Miranda Road, Waitakaruru||Facility||Yes||Yes|
|Kaiaua Oyster Catcher Reserve Statue||Sculpture||No||No|
|Pioneer Park Statue||Sculpture||No||No|
|Hugh Hayward Domain Grandstand||Grandstand||No||yes|
|Ngatea Swimming Pool - Orchard East Road, Ngatea - Hugh Hayward Domain||Pool Complex||No||yes|
|Depot - Ngatea Works Depot, River Road, Ngatea||Building||No||No|
|House, Abattoir Rd, Turua - Road (Gravel driveway to sewerage plant) Hauraki Road, Turua||Building||No||No|
|Quarry House, 55 Steen Road, Maramaua||Building||No||No|
|Tetley's Quarry Office x 2, Steen Road, Maramarua||Building||No||No|
Tetley's Quarry Workshop, Steen Road, Maramarua
|Turua house, 3 Matai Street (Old drainage board house)||Building||No||No|
|Ngatea Service Centre, Orchard East Road, Ngatea||Building||No||Yes|
The Roading Manager reported on roading matters for the month of November 2014.
Non Subsidised Roading for 2015/16 to 2017/18 LTP and 2018/19 – 2024/25
The Roading Manager presented the projected costs for the proposed forward work programmes for the Plains Ward Dust Seals, New Footpaths, Footpath Renewals, New Kerb and Channel and Kerb and Channel Renewals.
Janet Stewart – Deputy Team Leader, Roading Network Management - OPUS was in attendance to assist with discussion on the programmes.
THAT the report be received.
PLWC14/73 Tregidga/Leonard CARRIED
The meeting closed 10.40am.
G R Leonard
10 February 2015