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Riverton Harbour Subcommittee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Riverton Harbour Subcommittee held in the SDC Office, 117 Palmerston Street, Riverton on Monday, 9 May 2016 at 4.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Blair Stewart

 

Members

Timothy Anderson

 

 

Ian Coard

 

Councillor

Rodney Dobson

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Oraka Aparima Runaka

Muriel Johnstone

 

Environment Southland

Kevin O'Sullivan

 

Community Engineer

Greg Erskine

 

Property Asset Management Officer

Colin Pemberton

 

Committee Advisor

Alyson Hamilton

 

 


Riverton Harbour Subcommittee

09 May 2016

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1          Apologies

 

Moved Member Anderson, seconded Member Stewart and resolved:

That the apology for non-attendance lodged by Member White be sustained.

 

2          Leave of absence

 

There were no requests for leave of absence received.

 

3          Conflict of Interest

 

There were no conflicts of interest declared.

 

4          Public Forum

 

There were no members of the public seeking speaking rights in the Public Forum section of the meeting.

 

5          Extraordinary/Urgent Items

 

There were no Extraordinary/Urgent items.

 

6          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution

Moved Member Anderson, seconded Member Stewart  and resolved:

That the minutes of Riverton Harbour Subcommittee, held on 1 March 2016 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

 

Reports

 

7.1

Action Sheet

Record No:         R/16/5/6292

 

The Action Sheet from the subcommittee’s previous meetings was circulated for Members’ information.

 

Issues arising included the following;

 

Riverton Causeway

 

The Community Engineer reported to the meeting that Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) has provided $22,000 for remedial work to be undertaken to the causeway.

 

Mr Erskine advised that a further inspection undertaken by a local Contractor has indicated this amount will be insufficient for repairing the causeway to an acceptable long term standard.

 

Following discussion the meeting agreed that Mr Erskine forward current photos of the affected area of the causeway to LINZ explaining the amount provided is insufficient.

 

It was further agreed that a revised quote for repair work to the causeway be obtained from a Contractor and that staff circulate this quote to members to enable discussion prior to the expiry date of funding from LINZ.

 

Bay Road Embankment

 

The meeting was informed a local contractor has indicated he is too busy to undertake minor repair work to the bank.

 

The meeting agreed the Community Engineer make an approach to an alternate contractor who is available to undertake this work.

 

Members noted a resource consent application is to be lodged prior to the work being undertaken and requested the Community Engineer progress this application.

 

Railway Irons

 

Mr O’Sullivan (Environment Southland) confirmed that in regards to the removal of the railway irons situated in the seabed of the river requires resource consent prior to their removal.

 

It was agreed the Community Engineer progress this application.

 

Environment Southland Resource Consent application

 

Mr Pemberton gave an update on the progress of the resource consent application lodged with Environment Southland in regards to the structures/wharves in the Riverton harbour.

 

 

Resolution

Moved Cr Dobson, seconded Member Anderson  and resolved:

That the Riverton Harbour Subcommittee:

a)         Receives the report titled “Action Sheet” dated 2 May 2016.

 

b)        Requests staff obtain a revised quote for the causeway repair work be             obtained from a Contractor and that staff circulate this quote to members             to enable discussion prior to the expiry date of funding from LINZ.

 

7.2

Works and Finance Report to Riverton Harbour Subcommittee for the period ended 31 March 2016

Record No:         R/16/4/5795

 

Works and Finance Report for the period ended 31 March 2016 prepared by Greg Erskine, Community Engineer, was tabled.

 

The subcommittee was informed as follows;

 

    The car parking area on Bay Road opposite Dallas Street continues to be eroded. 
The site is being monitored in the mean-time.  It was requested staff obtain a quote for repair work to this area to be presented at the next meeting of the subcommittee.

 

The Community Engineer raised the issue of a new pile required at the walkway to Berth L37.

 

Following discussion the meeting agreed that the Community Engineer arrange for the pile at the end of the walkway to Berth L 37 be replaced including some new planking required and that costings for this repair work be borne by the Harbour Committee.

 

 

Resolution

Moved Member Coard, seconded Member Anderson  and resolved:

That the Riverton Harbour Subcommittee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Works and Finance Report to Riverton Harbour Subcommittee for the period ended 31 March 2016” dated 26 April 2016.

 

b)            Requests the Community Engineer arrange for the pile at the end of the walkway to Berth L 37 to be replaced including some new planking required and that costings for this repair work be borne by the Harbour Committee.

 

c)            Requests the Community Engineer obtain a quote for repair work to be undertaken to the bank situated at the car parking area on Bay Road opposite Dallas Street due to erosion issues.

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 5.35pm.               CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Riverton Harbour Subcommittee HELD ON 9 MAY 2016.

 

 

 

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