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Waihi Ward Committee


MINUTES OF A MEETING OF THE WAIHI WARD COMMITTEE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS, WILLIAM STREET, PAEROA ON TUESDAY 9 APRIL 2013 COMMENCING AT 2.30 PM


PRESENT

Crs S G Baker (Chairperson), D M Carmine, M P McLean, H T Shepherd, A A Tubman and His Worship the Mayor J P Tregidga 2.30 – 4.00pm

IN ATTENDANCE
Messrs S B Fabish (Community Services Manager), K D Thompson (District Engineer), Mr J McIver (Community Development Officer), G Thomsen (Roading Manager) and Ms C Black (Council Secretary)


APOLOGIES

There were no apologies.


LATE ITEMS

There were no late items.


PRESENTATION:
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIC DIRECTION

Chris Hale, Economic Development Officer spoke on Councils Economic Development Strategic Direction and presented (doc. #1037900) "Five Pillars of Economic Development". (29 KB) Adobe Acrobat PDF document


CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY 12 MARCH 2013 (1038181

RESOLVED

THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Waihi Ward Committee held on Tuesday 12 March 2013 are confirmed and are a true and correct record.

WWC13/20 Carmine/Shepherd CARRIED


COMMUNITY SERVICES

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MONTHLY REPORT (1038487, 1037406) (620 KB) Adobe Acrobat PDF document

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


Helen Mackay [1037406]

Ms. Mackay writes seeking financial assistance for her daughter who has been selected to represent New Zealand in the U18 Junior Women’s Inline Hockey Team competing at the Junior Olympics in Los Angeles in July 2013.

It was agreed that as the applicant has fundraised herself considerably and shows dedication and commitment to the sport the members supported the request.

RESOLVED

THAT the report be received, and

THAT the correspondence from Helen Mackay be received, and

THAT Ward grants $1,000.00 to Gina Davis in support of her representation of New Zealand in the U18 Junior Women’s Inline Hockey Team competing in Los Angeles in July 2013.

WWC13/21 Shepherd/McLean CARRIED


Aspiring Leaders Forum [1038679]

The Mayor has received a letter from the Aspiring Leaders Forum Trust seeking nominations for their 8th annual forum to be held in Wellington on 4-7 July 2013. The forum is for young people aged between 18 and 26 who exhibit leadership potential in their sphere of influence.

The members were asked to consider young people in their communities that could be considered for nomination to attend the forum.


COMMUNITY SERVICES MONTHLY REPORT (1044041, 1044429) (200 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.

WWC13/22 Carmine/Shepherd CARRIED

Waihi Cemetery Reseal of Roadways

The members requested that the reseal material used for the roadways be a fine chip and not larger chip.


Rail Trail Route into CBD

A brief discussion was held about the need to look at options for the most appropriate route into the CBD coming off the rail trail. It was felt that a number of considerations need to be thought through in detail in the near future before a final decision is made on the route into the CBD.


Gilmour Lake Playground

The members commended staff for the success of the playground project, stating they had received a lot of positive feedback.


District Swimming Pool Season Flexibility Report

It was advised that staff will present a report outlining options to allow for flexibility over the swimming season to Council on 24 April.


Waikino Domain

The matter was raised that the public may still wish to access the Domain to walk their dogs, but is unable to gain access due to locked gates. It was requested that staff arrange to have the small pedestrian gate repaired so that it closes automatically and erect a sign indicating that dogs are to be on leads on the Domain and all gates are to be shut.


Main Street Lighting

A member advised that the first three light poles from the Rosemont roundabout up the main street are not working and 1.5 legs on the poppet head are not working. Staff will follow up this matter.


NETWORK SERVICES

ROADING REPORT MARCH 2013 (CR HARRIS) (1044022,1033302) (19 KB) Adobe Acrobat PDF document

The Roading Manager has reported on roading issues in the Waihi Ward for the consideration of the Committee.


Speed Limit Bylaw

The Roading Manager provided a report and presented the Statement of Proposal (SoP) on the Speed Limit Bylaw for the Ward Committee’s consideration. The Council is proposing the various changes set out in the Speed Limit Bylaw SoP.

The members were invited to review the document and determine if they wished to make a submission on any changes to the bylaw during the consultation period. Maps showing the current speed limits within the roading network in each township of the Waihi Ward were presented.


Waihi Township

A member requested that consideration is given to extending the 50km area out to the end of both Bulltown and Savage Roads.


Whiritoa

It was requested that the 50km area start at the intersection of Pohutukawa Drive.

There were no other changes suggested to the bylaw affecting other areas within the Waihi Ward.

RESOLVED

THAT the report be received, and

THAT the Ward Committee reviews the Speed Limit Bylaw Statement of Proposal, and

THAT the 50km area be extended out to the end of both Bulltown and Savage Roads, Waihi.

WWC13/23 Tubman/Shepherd CARRIED

RESOLVED

THAT the 50km area starts at the intersection of Pohutukawa Drive, Whiritoa.

WWC13/24 McLean/Carmine CARRIED

The meeting closed at 4.20pm.

CONFIRMED

 

   

S G Baker

Chairperson

14 May 2013