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 11 AUGUST 2015 COMMENCING AT 2.30 PM
Crs H T Shepherd (Chairperson), P H Keall, M P McLean and A A Tubman
Messrs S B Fabish (Community Services Manager), A De Laborde (Engineering Services Manager) and Ms C Black (Council Secretary)
THAT the apology for absence of His Worship the Mayor, J P Tregidga be received and sustained.
WWC15/45 Shepherd/Tubman CARRIED
There were no late items.
DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS
There were no declarations.
CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES
THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Waihi Ward Committee held on Tuesday 14 July 2015 are confirmed and are a true and correct record.
WWC15/46 McLean/Keall CARRIED
The Community Services monthly report on activities for the month of July 2015 was presented for the Committee’s consideration.
THAT the Community Services monthly report for July 2015 be received, and
THAT the correspondence from Run Waihi be received.
WWC15/47 Shepherd/Tubman CARRIED
Run Waihi 
The organisers of the ‘Run Waihi’ initiative write seeking financial assistance towards the cost of their event.
The writer has provided a list of items they propose to purchase for this initiative.
THAT $125.00 is granted from the Waihi Ward Discretionary Fund to Run Waihi in support of their run / walk event.
WWC15/48 Shepherd/Keall CARRIED
Ward Discretionary Social Fund
Social Initiative - Elderly Persons
Cr Keall requested that funding be allocated for the elderly person’s support initiative in Waihi. The Waihi Community Resource Centre will be the agency that provides administration services for inquiries relating to the social needs of the elderly.
The Committee supported in principle the allocation of funding from the Waihi Ward Discretionary Social Fund for this initiative, but will await correspondence from the Waihi Community Resource Centre in regards to their proposal to support the initiative.
Waihi Cemetery Signage
The signs for the Waihi Cemetery have been relocated and clearly visible from either direction.
Whiritoa – Wind Sock
There has been a request by the Rescue Helicopter pilots to install a wind sock at the Surf Club Reserve to assist the landing of helicopters in emergencies. The wind sock will be placed on the reserve coastal fence where is will not interfere with the maintenance of the reserve but will be visible for the landing helicopters.
Whiritoa – Surf Club Ramp
The large sea swells occurring over the last few months has eroded the sand which means that the ramp down to the beach needs to be extended by eight metres. Council staff is waiting for recycled plastic timber to arrive before this project can happen.
The meeting closed at 2.50pm.
H T Shepherd
15 September 2015