Wallacetown Community Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Wallacetown Community Board held in the Wallacetown Community Centre, Dunlop Street, Wallacetown on Thursday, 21 February 2019 at 7.02pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Peter Laurie

 

Deputy Chairperson

Frank Shearing

 

Members

Tony Billyard

 

 

Trina Eade

 

 

Treena Symons

 

 

Rae Wilson

 

 

Councillor Gavin Macpherson

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Committee Advisor

Fiona Dunlop

Community Partnership Leader

Karen Purdue

 


Wallacetown Community Board

21 February 2019

 

1             Apologies

 

There were no 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 member Symons, seconded member Billyard and resolved:

That the Wallacetown Community Board confirms the minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2018 as a true and correct record of that meeting.

 

Reports

 

 

7.1

Council Report

Record No: R/19/1/1132

 

Community partnership leader – Karen Purdue and Councillor Macpherson were in attendance for this item.

 

Mrs Purdue and Councillor Macpherson spoke to the report and highlighted the following:

·         Tourism strategy and visitor levy

·         Local Government and community well-beings

·         Southland Regional Development Agenda

·         Representation review and community governance project

·         Venture Southland Updates – Tourism growth and Southland Murihiku destination strategy 2018-2028

·         Water treatment course

·         Services and Assets Group restructure

·         3 Waters Review

·         Forestry

 

 

Resolution

Moved chairperson Laurie, seconded member Eade and resolved:

That the Wallacetown Community Board:

a)            Receives the report titled “Council Report” dated 11 February 2019.

 

Chair's Report

Chair Laurie advised the Board that he had been involved with various issues since the last Board meeting.

 

He highlighted the following:

·         Installation of the disc golf poles in Ellerslie Square

·         Do the dead trees in Irvine and Ailsa Streets need replacing?

·         Traffic issues at the Dunlop St/Dalry St intersection and the Board’s concern about possible accidents and trying to engage with NZTA about the issue.

 

During the chair’s report Rae Wilson raised the issue of the “Our Schooling Futures: Stronger Together” consultation.  He advised that he had spoken to the Wallacetown School Principal about the discussion paper.

 

 

Councillors Report

 

Councillor Macpherson did not have anything further to add following on from the Council report.

 

 

Next Meeting

 

The Board noted that their next meeting would be held on Thursday 2 May 2019 – 7pm.

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 7.59pm.                      CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Wallacetown Community Board HELD ON THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY 2019.

 

 

 

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