Regulatory and Consents Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Regulatory and Consents Committee held in the Council Chambers, 15 Forth Street, Invercargill on Wednesday, 7 March 2018 at 1pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Gavin Macpherson

 

 

Mayor Gary Tong

 

Councillors

Brian Dillon

 

 

Paul Duffy

 

 

Darren Frazer

Left the meeting @ 1.30pm

 

Julie Keast

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Councillor Kremer, Group Manager Environmental Services, (Bruce Halligan), Team Leader, Building Solutions (Michael Marron), Team Leader, Resource Management (Marcus Roy), Communications Manager, (Louise Pagan) and Committee Advisor, (Alyson Hamilton).

 

 

 

 


Regulatory and Consents Committee

07 March 2018

 

1             Apologies

 

There were apologies for absence from Councillor Patterson and an apology for an early departure from Councillor Frazer.

 

Resolution

Moved Chairperson Macpherson, seconded Cr Keast  and resolved:

That the Regulatory and Consents Committee accept the apologies.

 

 

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 Cr Frazer, seconded Cr Keast  and resolved:

That the minutes of Regulatory and Consents Committee meeting held on 16 November 2017 be confirmed as a true and correct.

 

Reports

 

 

7.1

Environmental Services Group Update report for 7 March 2018 Regulatory and Consents Committee meeting

Record No: R/18/2/3169

 

Group Manager, Environmental Services (Bruce Halligan) was present for this item.

 

Mr Bruce Halligan introduced Julie Conradi a new member of the Environmental Services Group to the meeting and explained her role of Quality Assurance within Council.

 

 

Resolution

Moved Cr Dillon, seconded Mayor Tong  and resolved:

That the Regulatory and Consents Committee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Environmental Services Group Update report for 7 March 2018 Regulatory and Consents Committee meeting” dated 28 February 2018.

 

 

Councillor Frazer left the meeting at 1.30pm.

 

 

7.2

Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy

Record No: R/18/2/3517

 

Policy Analyst, (Robyn Rout) and Team Leader, Building Solutions (Michael Marron) were present for this item.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Cr Duffy, seconded Cr Keast  and resolved:

That the Regulatory and Consents Committee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy” dated 28 February 2018.

 

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)           Notes the legislative changes to the Building Act 2004 that makes the parts of the current ‘Earthquake-Prone and Insanitary Buildings Policy’ that relate to earthquake-prone buildings, obsolete.

 

e)            Considers the draft Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2018 and provides feedback.

 

f)             Recommends that the draft Dangerous, Affected and Insanitary Buildings Policy 2018 be adopted for consultation by Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 1.45pm                       CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Regulatory and Consents Committee HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 7 MARCH 2018.

 

 

 

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