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Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary Meeting of the Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy Subcommittee will be held on:

 

Date:                      

Time:

Meeting Room:

Friday, 1 September 2017

3.30pm

Committee Room

Southland District Council

15 Forth Street, Invercargill

 

Extraordinary Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy Subcommittee Agenda

 

OPEN

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Julie Keast

 

Members

Lyndon  Cleaver

ISS McKay

 

Greg Everest

Community Board

 

Bruce Ford

Councillor

 

Jane Grant

Real Journeys

 

Bill Moffatt

South East Air

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Committee Advisor

Kirsten Hicks

 

Community Partnership Leader

Michelle Stevenson

 

 

 

 

Contact Telephone: 0800 732 732

Postal Address: PO Box 903, Invercargill 9840

Email: emailsdc@southlanddc.govt.nz

Website: www.southlanddc.govt.nz

 

Full agendas are available on Council’s Website

www.southlanddc.govt.nz

 

 

 


Terms of Reference – Stewart/Island Visitor Levy Subcommittee

 

The Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy Subcommittee is responsible for governance of the Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy Fund and setting strategic objectives to act as the basis for assessing applications for funding.

 

The Subcommittee will be supported by a Technical Advisory Group, appointed by Southland District Council.  The role of the Technical Advisory group will be to provide technical expertise in relation to strategic objectives and applications for funding.

 

 

The Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy Subcommittee shall have the following delegated powers and be accountable to Council for the exercising of these powers.

 

(a)          Determining strategic outcomes for the Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy Fund.

 

(b)          Making decisions regarding funding applications to the Stewart Island/ Rakiura Visitor Levy Fund.

 

(c)          Setting policy in relation to the collection and enforcement of the Stewart Island/Rakiura Visitor Levy


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM                                                                                                                                   PAGE

Procedural

1          Apologies                                                                                                                        5

2          Leave of absence                                                                                                           5

3          Conflict of Interest                                                                                                         5

4          Public Forum                                                                                                                  5

5          Extraordinary/Urgent Items                                                                                          5

  

Public Excluded

Procedural motion to exclude the public                                                                              13

C6.1    Golden Bay Wharf Ownership                                                                                   13  

 


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1          Apologies

 

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

 

2          Leave of absence

 

At the close of the agenda no requests for leave of absence had been received.

 

3          Conflict of Interest

 

Committee Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision-making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

4          Public Forum

Notification to speak is required by 5pm at least two days before the meeting. Further information is available on www.southlanddc.govt.nz or phoning 0800 732 732.

 

5          Extraordinary/Urgent Items

To consider, and if thought fit, to pass a resolution to permit the committee to consider any further items which do not appear on the Agenda of this meeting and/or the meeting to be held with the public excluded.

Such resolution is required to be made pursuant to Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, and the Chairperson must advise:

(i)    the reason why the item was not on the Agenda, and

(ii)        the reason why the discussion of this item cannot be delayed until a subsequent meeting.

Section 46A(7A) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

“Where an item is not on the agenda for a meeting,-

(a)   that item may be discussed at that meeting if-

(i)         that item is a minor matter relating to the general business of the local authority; and

(ii)        the presiding member explains at the beginning of the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public, that the item will be discussed at the meeting; but

(b)          no resolution, decision or recommendation may be made in respect of that item except to refer that item to a subsequent meeting of the local authority for further discussion.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exclusion of the Public: Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987

 

Recommendation

 

That the public be excluded from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

C6.1  Golden Bay Wharf Ownership

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

Golden Bay Wharf Ownership

s7(2)(h) - The withholding of the information is necessary to enable the local authority to carry out, without prejudice or disadvantage, commercial activities.

s7(2)(i) - The withholding of the information is necessary to enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations).

That the public conduct of the whole or the relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists.