Lumsden Community Development Area Subcommittee






Minutes of a meeting of Lumsden Community Development Area Subcommittee held in the Southland District Council Lumsden Office, 18 Diana Street, Lumsden on Monday, 16 April 2018 at 6pm.





Rob Scott


Deputy Chairperson

Alf Maclean



Carolyn Smith



Greg Tither



Morris Williams



Councillor John Douglas








Committee Advisor

Rose Knowles

Community Partnership Leader

Kelly Tagg


Lumsden Community Development Area Subcommittee

16 April 2018


1             Apologies


Moved Member Smith, seconded Member Maclean and resolved:


That the Lumsden Community Development Area Subcommittee accept the apology for non-attendance from Member Skoropada.



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


Christine Henderson


Mrs Henderson addressed the meeting on an update on the Traffic Safety issues with the speed signs around the Lumsden Cemetery that she has been addressing with Council’s Traffic Safety Officer and Highways South.


Mrs Henderson requested that a public meeting be held to address all of the roading issues in Northern Southland with Council’s Traffic Safety Officer and Highway South representatives.


Community Partnership Leader, Kelly Tagg advised that she is investigating having a public meeting to address the roading issues.


The Chair expressed appreciation to Mrs Henderson for her attendance at the meeting and presentation to the subcommittee.



5             Extraordinary/Urgent Items


There were no Extraordinary/Urgent items.



6             Confirmation of Minutes


Moved Member Williams, seconded Member Tither and resolved:

That the minutes of Lumsden Community Development Area Subcommittee, held on 12 February 2018 be confirmed as a true and correct record.





Council Report

Record No: R/18/4/7874

Kelly Tagg (Community Partnership 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.

Mrs Tagg informed the report highlighted various issues of interest including;

·         2018 Long Term Plan and Policies

·         Welcome Ambassador Project

·         Community Organisation and Volunteer Sector Shared Services Pilots

·         Representation Review

·         LED Streetlight Replacement Programme

·         Lumsden Railway Precinct Upgrade


Mrs Tagg advised the general income and expenditure for the Lumsden CDA is within expected budget levels, with the higher than budgeted costs at the recreation grounds relating to recent maintenance works that have been undertaken.





Moved Member Maclean, seconded Member Tither

That the Lumsden Community Board:

a)            Receives the report titled “Council Report” dated 13 March 2018.



7.2      Chairperson’s Report


The Chairman, Rob Scott, reported on matters with which he has been involved since the subcommittee’s last meeting, which included;


·         Recreation Grounds Issues

·         Freedom Camping Issues

·         Memorial Hall requires new switches to be installed, and a padlock to lock room up on stage to house the projector.


Committee Advisor will advise the Property Department to obtain a quote for the project and to provide a lock for the room.


7.3      Councillor’s Report


             Councillor Douglas reported on matters from the District Council table. These included;


· Freedom Camping working group

· Te Anau Wastewater update

· Lumsden Maternity Centre update



The meeting concluded at 8pm                             CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Lumsden Community Development Area Subcommittee HELD ON 16 APRIL 2018.