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Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee

UNCONFIRMED

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee held in the Mossburn Fire Station,, 45 Devon Street,, Mossburn on Monday, 21 March 2016 at 6.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Jim Guyton

 

Deputy Chairperson

Ged Newlands

 

 

Lance Hellewell      (arrived 6.15pm)

 

 

Alister Macdonald  (arrived 6.20pm)

 

 

John MacKenzie

 

 

 

Councillor

Bruce Taylor

 

John Douglas

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Committee Advisor

Rose Knowles

 

Community Engineer

Bruce Miller

 

 

 

PUBLIC GALLERY

 

Norma Boyle

Gerald Coghlan

Mark O’Kane

 


Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee

21 March 2016

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1          Apologies

 

There were no apologies received.

 

2          Leave of absence

 

There were no requests for leave of absence.

 

3          Conflict of Interest

 

There were no conflicts of interest declared.

 

4          Public Forum

 

Moved Member Newlands, seconded Member Mackenzie

 

and resolved that the subcommittee go into Public Forum to allow members of the public to speak.

 

G Coghlan and concerned citizens tabled correspondence regarding their concerns of the safety of pedestrians crossing the highway outside the Mossburn Diner towards the toilets and the nonexistence of a “School Warning Sign”.

 

Issues raised included;

·         Speeding traffic in the 50k zone

·         Congestion with the playground, toilets and diner in same area

·         Large tourist buses parking on both sides of the highway

·         Speed signs need moved out further to the edge of the township

·         Vision blocked by buses coming out from Wreys Bush Road

·         No school signs at intersection to the school

 

In responding to the issues raised the Community Engineer advised that all the concerns will be passed on to the Safety Engineer and NZTA, with a request for them to attend a CDA meeting to discuss the issues.

 

Moved Member Newlands, seconded Member Taylor

 

and resolved that the subcommittee moves out of Public Forum.

 

5          Extraordinary/Urgent Items

 

There were no Extraordinary/Urgent items.

 

6          Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution

Moved Member Taylor, seconded Member Mackenzie

That the minutes of Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee, meeting held on 16 November 2015. Be confirmed.

 

 

 

Reports

 

7.1

Works and Finance Report to Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee for the period ended 29 February 2016

Record No:         R/16/3/3197

The Works and Finance Report prepared by the Community Engineer, Mr Bruce Miller for the period ending 29 February 2016, was tabled.

Issues reported to the subcommittee included;

·         The contractor will install a sump at the transport corner once the power transformer unit in Lumsden has been upgraded enabling the power system to be closed off to complete the project.

·         Southroads have completed the footpath along the fence at the Recreation Grounds and tidied up with a rock garden at the end of the footpath.

·         The skip at the toilets over the Christmas period has been a success.

·         The Information Kiosk will be upgraded as a joint project with Lions, CDA and Venture Southland.

·         Large trucks leaving the Farmlands building and damaging the road are being investigated and a discussion to be had with Transit re changing the exit.

·         Anzac Flags will be installed by the Mossburn Fire Brigade.

·         Greenwaste issues have been addressed.

 

 

 

Recommendation

That the Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee:

a)         Receives the report titled “Works and Finance Report to Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee for the period ended 29 February 2016” dated 14 March 2016.

 

 

8.0       Updates

 

8.1       Chairperson’s Report

 

The Chairman, Jim Guyton, reported on matters with which he has been involved    since the subcommittee’s last meeting which included;

 

·           Cluster meeting in Lumsden

·           Township mowing issues

·           Public toilet issues

·           TB free spraying around the Cemetery

·           Upgrade of the Mossburn Kiosk and funding options with Venture Southland.

 

Moved Member Mackenzie, seconded Member Hellewell

and resolved that the Mossburn Community Development Subcommittee apply for funding from Community Trust of Southland, Community Initiatives fund and Meridian White Hill Fund to assist with development of the upgrade of the Kiosk.

 

 

 

 

 8.2    Committee Reports

 

          Community Centre

         

Member Taylor advised that the leaking pipes have been repaired and the lighting project completed.

         

Cemetery

 

Chairman Guyton advised that he has requested a no dogs sign from Dog Control and that the cemetery requires a new water tank.

 

Moved Member Newlands, seconded Member Taylor

and resolved that Chairman Guyton in conjunction with the subcommitteee member purchase and install a new water tank.

 

 

8.3     Councillor’s Report

 

          Councillor Douglas reported on matters from the District Council table. These included;

 

·         Biodiversity Issues

·         Tourist numbers

·         Euromagnetic Survey

·         Council elections

·         Cycle trail update

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at

8.30pm.                                                          CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Mossburn Community Development Area Subcommittee HELD ON 21 MARCH 2016

 

 

 

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