Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee







Minutes of a meeting of Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee held in the SDC Office, 18 Diana Street, Lumsden on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 at 6.30pm.





David Henderson



Karen Blakemore



Peter Clarke



Paul Eaton



Robyn McGregor





Brian Dillon

John Douglas





Committee Advisor

Operations Manager, Water & Waste Services

Rose Knowles

Bill Witham



Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee

13 April 2016



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


There were no persons seeking speaking rights in Public Forum.


5          Extraordinary/Urgent Items


There were no Extraordinary/Urgent items.


6          Confirmation of Minutes


Moved Councillor Dillon, seconded Member McGregor

That the minutes of Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee meeting held on 7 December 2015, be confirmed.





Works and Finance Report to Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee for the period ended 29 February 2016

Record No:         R/16/3/3201

The Works and Finance Report prepared by Operations Manager, Water and Waste Services, Mr B Witham for period ending 29 February 2016, was tabled.

Issues reported to the subcommittee included;

·         The water scheme is running well and operating within the Ministry of Health and Environment Southland requirements.

·         The feasibility study into the new main to Balfour has been completed with a cost of $8,000.





Moved Councillor Douglas, seconded Member Blakemore

That the Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee:

a)         Receives the report titled “Works and Finance Report to Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee for the period ended 29 February 2016” dated 8 April 2016.





8.1       Chairperson’s Report


            The Chairperson, Member Henderson report on matters with which he has been involved since the subcommittee’s last meeting. These included;


·         Heath Boards to decide on fluoridation of water schemes.

·         Problems with location of water lines through land owners property.


Mr Witham advised that in the First Edition Summer 2015 was a report on responsibility of the scheme through each property titled “What lies beneath”.


Members requested a copy of the Water Scheme be sent to each of them.


Committee Advisor will send a copy to all members.




The meeting concluded at

7.40pm.                                                          CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Lumsden/Balfour Water Supply Subcommittee HELD ON 13 APRIL 2016