Riverton Harbour Subcommittee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Riverton Harbour Subcommittee held in the Southland District Council Riverton Office, 117 Palmerston Street, Riverton on Monday, 3 September 2018 at 4.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Nick White

Riverton Harbour Berth Owner

Members

Hayley Nelson

Riverton Harbour Berth Owner

 

Muriel Johnstone

Oraka Aparima Runaka

 

Blair Stewart

Riverton/Aparima Community Board

 

Graeme Stuart

Riverton/Aparima Community Board

 

Councillor Nick Perham

 

 

 

Committee Advisor

Alyson Hamilton

Community Engineer

Greg Erskine

Property Asset Management Officer

Colin Pemberton

Environment Southland

Ian Coard

 

 

 

 


Riverton Harbour Subcommittee

03 September 2018

 

1          Apologies

 

There was an apology from Lyndon Cleaver.

 

Moved Member Stewart, seconded Chairperson White and resolved:

That the Riverton Harbour Subcommittee accept the apology.

 

 

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 Stewart, seconded Cr Perham  and resolved:

That the minutes of Riverton Harbour Subcommittee meeting held on 12 March 2018 be confirmed as a true and correct record of that meeting.

 

Reports

 

 

7.1

Financial Report for the year ended 30 June 2018

Record No: R/18/7/17594

 

Community Engineer, Greg Erskine presented the report.

 

Mr Erskine advised the purpose of the report is to provide an update on the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018 which are subject to review by Audit New Zealand, and therefore may change.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Member Stewart, seconded Chairperson White  and resolved:

That the Riverton Harbour Subcommittee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Financial Report for the year ended 30 June 2018” dated 27 August 2018.

 

 

7.2

Riverton Harbour Update

Record No: R/18/8/20061

 

Community Engineer, Greg Erskine presented the report.

 

Mr Erskine advised the purpose of the report is to provide a general update to the Subcommittee of harbour activities and to draw members’ attention to the following issues that have arisen.

 

§  advice of ongoing discussions with Environment Southland staff in regards obtaining resource consent for the removal of the railway irons stating that it is anticipated that the work will be undertaken prior to Christmas - staff to ensure Oraka Aparima Runaka is kept informed on progress of the work

 

§  the Chair requested an onsite meeting at the long wharf to include the Community Engineer, subcommittee members, electrician and a local group of long wharf owners who are prepared to take ownership of the wharf electricity supply to discuss the power arrangements to the wharves going forward

 

§  advice that work has been completed on the T-Wharf upgrade as part of the Emtech requirements

 

§  advice that the electrician has yet to undertake the replacement of the new beacon light at Howells Point

 

§  erosion issues on Bay Road and the access road to the T-Wharf are being monitored and have not worsened in the last six months.

 

 

Resolution

Moved Member Stuart, seconded Member Stewart  and resolved:

That the Riverton Harbour Subcommittee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Riverton Harbour Update ” dated 27 August 2018.

 

 

8.1

Chairperson's Report

 

The Chair, Member White reported on activities with which he has been involved since the Subcommittee’s last meeting. this included the following:

§  harbour wharves looking very tidy, although some berths yet to have repair work undertaken as part of the Emtech requirements

§  the Chair expressed concern at calls he has received from wharf owners complaining of delays in response from Council on a variety of matters and requested staff be more diligent.

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 5.42pm.                      CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Riverton Harbour Subcommittee HELD ON MONDAY, 3 SEPTEMBER 2018.

 

 

 

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