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MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE PLAINS WARD COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WILLIAM STREET, PAEROA ON TUESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2012 COMMENCING AT 9.00 AM


PRESENT

Crs G R Leonard (Chairperson), B A Gordon, D E Challis, G A Harris, and His Worship the Mayor J P Tregidga

IN ATTENDANCE
Messrs K D Thompson (District Engineer), R Ashley (Community Services Operations Manager), R Leonhart (Corporate Services Manager) and Ms C Black (Council Secretary)


APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.


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.

- Acknowledgement of Para Olympians – Sue Reid and Phillipa Gray

The item was not on the agenda because item was unavailable at the time of the agenda deadline.

Discussion on the item could not be delayed because the Chairperson requested a celebration be organised as soon as possible following the return of the Olympians to NZ.

PLWC12/56 Harris/Challis CARRIED


CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 14 AUGUST 2012 (931053)

RESOLVED

THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Plains Ward Committee held on Tuesday 14 August 2012 are confirmed and are a true and correct record.

PLWC12/57 Harris/Challis CARRIED


MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES


Turua Domain - Entranceway

The District Engineer advised that the work to make the entranceway more prominent has been completed.


Hauraki Plains College and District Rowing Club

The Chairperson advised that the group are still finalising their presentation which they intend provide to a future Council meeting on a date to be confirmed. Cr Leonard agreed she will speak with representatives of the club to see what progress they have made with their presentation.


COMMUNITY SERVICES

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MONTHLY REPORT (938351) (20 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.

PLWC12/58 Gordon/Harris CARRIED


COMMUNITY SERVICES MONTHLY REPORT (931116) (117 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.

PLWC12/59 Challis/Harris CARRIED


Patetonga Public Toilet Renewals

The members queried whether there is a need for these toilets to be upgraded. They requested that the Community Facilities Manager delay any capital works at the toilets until the Public Toilets Strategy has been completed. It was considered that this will identify if the facility should be removed or otherwise.

RESOLVED

THAT capital works expenditure of the Patetonga public toilets is delayed until the completion and adoption of the Public Toilet Strategy.

PLWC12/60 Leonard//Harris CARRIED


Ngatea CBD Street Furniture Renewals

The members requested that staff consult with them on any replacement of street furniture items that are signalled in the Annual Plan for the 2012/13 financial year.


Kerepehi Playground Renewals

The members requested that they are consulted with prior to any renewal items for the Kerepehi playground.


Hugh Hayward Domain – Letter of Support of Public Facilities

A letter from a member of the public was presented expressing their appreciation for the facilities in the Ngatea Township.


CORPORATE SERVICES

NGATEA CCTV UPDATE (939388) (26 KB) Adobe Acrobat PDF document

The Corporate Services Manager provided an update on the proposed implementation of the first stage to install CCTV equipment at the Hugh Hayward Domain which could be installed prior to Labour Weekend.

The members were invited to consider the proposed locations of where cameras should be placed. They emphasised the cameras needed to be strategically placed to ensure maximum benefit.

It was agreed that the priority location is at the Memorial Hall site.

RESOLVED

THAT the report be received, and

THAT CCTV is installed at the Memorial Hall.

PLWC12/61 Gordon/Harris CARRIED


NETWORK SERVICES

ROADING REPORT FOR AUGUST 2012 (CR HARRIS) (939096) 939124 Adobe Acrobat PDF document

The Roading Manager reported on a roading matter for the member’s consideration.


Pah Road Foot Way Kerepehi

The report informed the Committee of the estimated cost for extending the unsealed foot path from Pah Road, Kerepehi through the school grounds.

A foot path has been constructed from the Pah Road cul de sac to the School boundary. The path leads into the school playing fields and there has been a request to extend the path to the nearest hard stand area close to the school buildings.

Investigations have been undertaken and costs determined to enable this work to proceed. The school has advised they are unable to assist financially.

After discussion, it was agreed that before any action is taken as regards to the extension of the footpath, the project is delayed until next winter to gauge whether students will generally use this route to travel to school or not.

RESOLVED

THAT the report be received, and

THAT the extension of the Pah Road Foot Way in Kerepehi be postponed until next winter 2013.

PLWC12/62 Harris/Gordon CARRIED

 

LATE ITEMS OF BUSINESS


Acknowledgement of Para Olympians – Sue Reid and Phillipa Gray

A discussion was held regarding a proposal to celebrate the success of local para olympians, Sue Reid and Phillipa Gray who had recently represented NZ at the Para Olympics the UK.

It was agreed that Cr Leonard and Cr Gordon work with Alex Quinn of Positive Promoting the Plains group in organising a celebration in some form acknowledging their achievements.


Kaihere Hall & Domain Committee

Cr Harris updated the members on the feedback he had received from his recent attendance at the Kaihere Hall & Domain Committee meeting.

  • Electronic signage signalling traffic to travel slowly through the Kaihere School area has been noticeably effective.
  • Drainage on the Domain has been completed.
  • Centenary of the Kaihere School will be held in 2014.
  • Car accidents in the ‘dress circle’ are becoming a concern.

The meeting closed at 10.00am.

CONFIRMED


 

   

G R Leonard

Chairperson

16 October 2012