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Hauraki District Council
Waihi Ward Committee


MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE WAIHI WARD COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WILLIAM STREET, PAEROA ON TUESDAY 10 JULY 2012 COMMENCING AT 2.30 PM


PRESENT
Crs S G Baker (Chairperson), D M Carmine, M P McLean, H T Shepherd and A A Tubman

IN ATTENDANCE
Messrs S B Fabish (Community Services Manager), Mr J McIver (Community Development Officer), M Buttimore (Strategic Planning Projects Manager) and Ms C Black (Council Secretary)

    
APOLOGIES

RESOLVED

THAT the apology of His Worship the Mayor, J P Tregidga be received and sustained.

WWC12/54 Tubman/Carmine CARRIED

    
LATE ITEMS

Pursuant to Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, the Chairperson called for late items to be accepted.

RESOLVED

THAT pursuant to Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, the following late items be accepted for discussion.

  • Sport ‘n’ Action Waihi – Funding Update 
  • Whiritoa Rural Fire Force - Fire Appliance
  • Golden Link/Correnso Project Update

The items were not on the agenda because the items were unavailable at the time of the agenda deadline.

Discussion on the items could not be delayed because the items required the consideration of the Committee before the next meeting.

WWC12/55 Tubman/Shepherd CARRIED


Presentation: Sport ‘n’ Action Waihi

Mark Samson, Chairman of Waihi Sport n Action Trust and Mark Skinner were in attendance to update the Ward members on the progress of the Trust towards the plans for Waihi Recreation and Community Centre.

The project is centred on the redevelopment of Morgan Park and Waihi Event Centre.

Their update focussed on:

  • Fundraising
  • Proposed works in Stage One
  • Project support from Council

The members were requested to decide whether they supported ‘in principle’ that more investigative work be carried out on the Events Centre and Morgan Park to establish the viability of changes to the Events Centre and sports fields within Morgan Park.

RESOLVED

THAT the Sport n Action Trust is granted permission to undertake geotech, surveying and building investigations on the Waihi Events Centre and Morgan Park, and

THAT a project letter of support be provided to Sport n Action Trust, and

THAT the Long Term Plan projects associated with Waihi’s Event centre and Morgan Park, that are of common interest to the Sport n Action Trusts objectives, be considered as a potential funding source towards the project.

WWC12/56 Shepherd/McLean CARRIED


CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 12 JUNE 2012 (907993)

RESOLVED

THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Waihi Ward Committee held on Tuesday 12 June 2012 are confirmed and are a true and correct record.

WWC12/57 McLean/Shepherd CARRIED


COMMUNITY SERVICES

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MONTHLY REPORT (915082 & 905472) (32 KB) Adobe Acrobat PDF document

The Community Development Officer’s monthly report was presented for the Committee’s consideration.

RESOLVED

THAT the Community Development monthly report be received, and

THAT $500.00 be granted to the Thames Valley Embroiderers Guild (Waihi) in support of their NZ History Project.

WWC12/58 McLean/Baker CARRIED


COMMUNITY SERVICES MONTHLY REPORT (908150) (190 KB) Adobe Acrobat PDF document

The Community Services monthly report on activities was presented for the Committee’s consideration.

RESOLVED

THAT the Community Services monthly report be received.

WWC12/59 Carmine/Tubman CARRIED


ANNUAL PLAN PROJECTS


Waihi Cycleway Railway Station to Town Centre

A discussion was held regarding the preferred route for the rail trail into the Waihi CBD. Staff asked for feedback from the Ward members as to their preference to a suitable route from the proposed Rail Trail Terminus to the Town centre.

A number of routes were suggested and discussed. In conclusion, it was agreed that staff investigate the possibility of using the Victoria Street route into town.

RESOLVED

THAT staff investigate the possibility of using the Victoria Street option as the preferred route to the town centre.

WWC12/60 Carmine/Tubman CARRIED


Whiritoa Rural Fire Force – Fire Appliance

The current unfunded costs associated with the upgrade of the new Whiritoa Fire Appliance was carried out by Councils workshop staff and has been left as a debt of the Whiritoa Rural Fire Force owing to Council.

RESOLVED

THAT the Waihi Ward recommends to Council, that the unfunded costs associated with the upgrade of the new Whiritoa Fire Appliance that was carried out by the Council Workshop be charged to the Rural Fire activity in the year ended 30 June 2012.

WWC12/61 Shepherd/McLean CARRIED


LATE ITEM OF BUSINESS

Cr Carmine excused herself from the meeting at 3.20pm due to a conflict of interest and took no part in the briefing or discussion of the following item.

    
Golden Link/Correnso Project Update

The Strategic Planning Projects Manager briefed the members on the project.

Cr Carmine returned to the meeting at 3.40pm.

The Community Services report continued.


Request to Mow – Cnr. Stringer Lane and Poland Street, Waikino

Staff advised that this matter has now been resolved at a site meeting with the property owners.

The meeting closed at 4.00pm

CONFIRMED


 

    

S G Baker

Chairperson

14 August 2012