Gorge Road and Districts Community Development Area Subcommittee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Gorge Road and Districts Community Development Area Subcommittee held in the Gorge Road Community Centre, Factory Road, Gorge Road on Monday, 11 March 2019 at 1.10pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Ray Waghorn

 

Deputy Chairperson

Mark Hamill

 

Members

George Kevern

 

 

Gay Munro

 

 

Helen O'Connor

 

 

Councillor Julie Keast

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Rex Botting

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Committee Advisor

Fiona Dunlop

 

Community Partnership Leader

Karen Purdue

 

 


Gorge Road and Districts Community Development Area Subcommittee

11 March 2019

 

1             Apologies

 

Apologies were received from Rex Botting.

 

Moved Deputy chairperson Hamill, seconded member O'Connor and resolved:

That the Gorge Road and Districts Community Development 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 Kevern, seconded Cr Keast and resolved:

That the Gorge Road and Districts Community Development Area Subcommittee confirms the minutes of the meeting held on 29 October 2018 as a true and correct record of that meeting.

 

Reports

 

 

7.1

Council Report

Record No: R/19/2/3588

 

Community Partnership Leader – Karen Purdue was in attendance for this item.

 

Mrs Purdue took Subcommittee through the Council report and highlighted the following:

·         Southland Regional Development Agency

·         Representation Review and Community Governance Project

·         Community board plans

·         Water treatment course

·         Services and Assets Department restructure

·         Speed limits review

 

During the discussion on the speed limits review Roading Engineer - Ben Whelan and Opus Transportation Engineer - Sreenath Venkataraman, addressed the Subcommittee on the review of speed limits in Gorge Road.  They advised the meeting that the proposal is to lengthen the 70km/h zone at the eastern end of Gorge Road.  A further report to the Subcommittee will be provided in due course.

 

There was a discussion on the Subcommittee’s finances with Mrs Purdue to report back to the details of the cost centres expenditure.

 

 

Resolution

Moved Deputy chairperson Hamill, seconded member Kevern and resolved:

That the Gorge Road and Districts Community Development Area Subcommittee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Council Report” dated 26 February 2019.

 

 

Chairperson’s Report

 

Chairperson Waghorn reported on various issues that he had been involved with since the last meeting.

 

He particularly highlighted the following:

·                Progress with the Gorge Road sign

·                Fulton Hogan to remove the old walking track gravel and re-site against the new fence

·                The FlagTrax have been installed in Gorge Road

·                Plants for the reserve are still at the Pukerau nursery

·                The mowing contractor has asked to take some of the wood from the trees cut down behind the hall for firewood

·                Gorge Road War memorial is progressing

·                The offer of 25 rhododendrons for planning in the reserve.

 

 

Councillor’s Report

 

Councillor Keast to report on matters from the District Council table.  She highlighted the following:

·         The Welcoming Communities programme

·         The Southland Story

·         Will be attending the Zone 5 and 6 meeting in Hanmer Springs on 18 and 19 March 2019

 

 


 

Next Meeting

 

The Subcommittee that their next meeting would be at 1pm on Monday 1 July 2019.

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 2.15pm                       CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Gorge Road and Districts Community Development Area Subcommittee HELD ON MONDAY 11 MARCH 2019.

 

 

 

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