Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee held in the Riversdale Community Centre, Lumsden/Riversdale Hwy, on Wednesday, 25 October 2017 at 6pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Paul Langford

 

Members

Richard Clarkson

 

 

Brian Dillon

 

 

Kelso Hilary

 

 

Rohan Horrell

 

 

Barry O'Connor

 

 

Daryl Will

 

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Governance and Democracy Manager

Committee Advisor

Clare Sullivan

 

Rose Knowles

 

 

Community Partnership Leader

Finance Assistant

Kelly Tagg

 

Shelley Dela Llana

 


Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee

25 October 2017

 

1             Apologies

 

Moved Member Horrell, seconded Member O’Connor and resolved;

 

That the Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee accept the apology for non-attendance from Member Wills.

 

 

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 was no public forum.

 

 

5             Extraordinary/Urgent Items

 

There were no Extraordinary/Urgent items.

 

 

6             Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution

Moved Member Kelso, seconded Member Clarkson and resolved;

That the minutes of Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee meeting held on 26 July 2017 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

 

Reports

 

 

7.1

Council Report

Record No: R/17/10/24987

Kelly Tagg, Community Partner Leader presented the report.

Mrs Tagg advised the purpose of the report is to provide an overview of key issues across the Southland District, as well as high level local issues from various Council units.

·         Southland Regional Development Strategy (SoRDS)

·         Conflicts of Interest

·         Te Anau Wastewater Discharge Project

·         Fluoridation of Drinking Water

·         Alternative Coastal Route Seal Extension Project

·         Community Governance

·         Community Leadership Plan

·         Open Spaces Report

·         Freedom Camping in the Catlins

·         Earthquake-prone Buildings

·         CDA Finance report

 

 

 

Councillor’s Report

 

Councillor Dillon reported on matters from the District Council Table which included;

 

·                     Submissions hearing end of November for SoRDS.

·                     Venture Southland Update

·                     Changes to Freedom Camping Bylaw-Lumsden

 

 

7.2

Strategic Framework 2018 - 2028 Long Term Plan

Record No: R/17/9/23141

Kelly Tagg, Community Partner Leader, and Councillor Dillon presented the report.

Mrs Tagg advised the purpose of this report is to update Community Development Area Subcommittees on the revised Strategic Framework that has been developed by Council for the 2018-2018 Long Term Plan.

Councillor Dillon explained the report presents the framework for information and highlights the key changes to the Council’s intended areas of focus in response to the key strategic challenges facing Southland District over the next twenty years.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Chairman Langford, seconded Member Horrell

That the Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee:

a)         Receives the report titled “Strategic Framework 2018 - 2028 Long Term Plan” dated 11 October 2017.

 

 

7.3

Financial Report to Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee for the year ended 30 June 2017

Record No: R/17/8/19234

Kelly Tagg, Community Partner Leader presented the report.

Mrs Tagg advised that the report was to update Members on the financial report for the Riversdale CDA to the year ended 30 June 2017.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Chairman Langford, seconded Member Clarkson

That the Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee:

a)         Receives the report titled “Financial Report to Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee for the year ended 30 June 2017” dated 18 October 2017. 

7.4

Local Budgets for the Long Term Plan 2018-28

Record No: R/17/10/24192

Mrs Shelly Dela Llana Financial Advisor, presented the report.

Mrs Tagg advised the purpose of the report is to set local budgets for 2018-28 and propose rates for the year commencing 1 July 2018.

 

Mrs Dela Llana explained this report provides an overview of the local activities and services for Riversdale for 2018-2028 which are provided under the governance of the Riversdale Community Development Area (CDA) subcommittee.  The report details the estimated costs of these activities over the 10 years as well as the draft rates.

 

Mrs Dela Llana informed the draft budgets will be incorporated into the Council’s draft Long Term  Plan (LTP) 2018-2028 which will be released for consultation in March 2018.  Once the plan is finalised (and subject to any changes resulting from submissions), the budgets shown for 2018/2019 will be used to set rates for the year beginning 1 July 2018 (referred to as LTP year 1).

 

Mrs Dela Llana advised the information in this report and its attachments, has been sourced from previous discussions between the Committee and community partnership leader/community engineer along with Activity Management Plans (AMPs) that officers have prepared.  The AMPs contain more detail about the activities and expenditure requirements.

 

Following a discussion Members agreed that the footpath project planned for the year 2022-2023 be brought forward to 2018-2019. The new footpath to go along York Street from Berwick Street as far as Kent Street.  Project to be covered by $29,000 from Reserves.

Members also agreed on their being no rate decrease for 2018-2018 with the CDA rate remaining at $40,678, and to investigate more streetlights for the township.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Chairman Langford, seconded Member Clarkson

That the Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Local Budgets for the Long Term Plan 2018-28” dated 18 October 2017.

b)           Determines that this matter 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)           Recommends to Council that the following rates and charges (including GST) for the year commencing 1 July 2018 be included in the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan.

 

Rate

Rate GST inclusive

Riversdale CDA rate

$40,678

 

e)            Identifies the footpath project along York Road to Kent Street and more streetlights in the township projects for the local area that need to be included in the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan consultation process.

 

 

 

8.1     Chairperson’s Report

 

The Chairman, Paul Langford, reported on matters with which he has been involved since the subcommittee’s last meeting.

 

·         Clean up of the curbs in the township

·         Rebranding meeting in Lumsden

·         Greenwaste Issues

·         Visit from Venture Southland

·         Town flags

 

Members requested a Community meeting early next year with the CDA Members.

Mrs Tagg (Community Partnership Leader) will organising the meeting.

 

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 9.15pm                       CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Riversdale Community Development Area Subcommittee HELD ON 25 OCTOBER 2017.

 

 

 

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