Notice is hereby given that a Meeting of the Ohai Railway Fund Committee will be held on:




Meeting Room:



Friday, 2 December 2016


SDC Office, Otautau

176 Main Street, Otautau


Ohai Railway Fund Committee Agenda

Late Items









Sue Adams



Bruce Allan



Caroline Reed



Ivan Smith



Councillor Stuart Baird



Councillor George Harpur



Councillor Nick Perham





Committee Advisor

Alyson Hamilton


Community Partnership Leader

Kelly Tagg














Ohai Railway Fund Committee

02 December 2016




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7.9       Ohai Railway Fund - Further Tertiary Applications                                                  3  


Ohai Railway Fund Committee

2 December 2016



Ohai Railway Fund - Further Tertiary Applications

Record No:        R/16/11/19340

Author:                 Alyson Hamilton, Committee Advisor

Approved by:       Rex Capil, Group Manager Community and Futures


  Decision                              Recommendation                         Information




1    Applications have been received from two individuals seeking grants to assist with tertiary study and travel.  The Subcommittee is requested to consider the applications and direct accordingly.

2    The Subcommittee is directed to section 12 of the Ohai Railway Fund Policy approved by Council on 16 November 2016 (copy attached) which sets out the criteria for individual applications.




That the Ohai Railway Fund Subcommittee:

a)         Receives the report titled “Ohai Railway Fund - Further Tertiary Applications” dated 24 November 2016.


b)         Determines that this matter or decision be recognised as not significant in terms of Section 76 of the Local Government Act 2002.

c)         Determines that it has complied with the decision-making provisions of the Local Government Act 2002 to the extent necessary in relation to this decision; and in accordance with Section 79 of the Act determines that it does not require further information, further assessment of options or further analysis of costs and benefits or advantages and disadvantages prior to making a decision on this matter.

d)      Considers the applications and directs accordingly.




a         Ohai Railway Fund - Further Tertiary Applications - September 2016    


Ohai Railway Fund Subcommittee

02 December 2016




Course & Institution

Length of Course & Start Date

Resident (R), OR

Non Resident (N)

Short / Long Course


Residential Eligibility


(Relatives who have lived in the area in the defined time period)

Residential Eligibility


(Relatives who CURRENTLY live in the defined area)


ADAMS, Rebecca Sarah

112 Birchwood Wairio Road

Wairio RD 1

Otautau  9689



Spirit of Adventure




10 Days


December 2016






Jill & Derek Adams





Chris & Sue Adams





·         JOHNS, Lake

42 High Street




Boxing Course


Travel assistance


10 Days


December 2016






Peter Auckram



Heather Auckram





An application to the Ohai Railway Fund has been received from Lake Johns wishing to apply for $2,038 to assist with the cost of travel, food, equipment/gear and pre-fight training to attend Boxing training 2-3 times a week in Invercargill.


Mr Johns is a High School student, does not have an income and his mother is not able to assist financially.


Mr Johns advises the equipment he requires totals $758.00, transport costs $60.00 per week, food $400 and travel to Sydney Gymnasium $20.00 per travel.


                Mr Johns is proposing to contribute $200.00 toward the total cost.


                Mr Johns also wishes to undertake further training in Australia.