Regulatory and Consents Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of Regulatory and Consents Committee held in the Council Chamber, 15 Forth Street, Invercargill on Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 9am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Paul Duffy

 

 

Mayor Gary Tong

 

Councillors

Darren Frazer

 

 

Julie Keast

 

 

Christine Menzies

 

 

Margie Ruddenklau

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Group Manager Environmental Services

Fran Mikulicic

Committee Advisor

Alyson Hamilton

Team Leader - Resource Management

Marcus Roy

Environmental Health Manager

Michael Sarfaiti

Environmental Policy Lead, Resource Management

Rebecca Blyth

 


Regulatory and Consents Committee

12 February 2020

 

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

 

There were no minutes for confirmation.

 

Reports for Recommendation

 

 

7.1

Draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw

Record No: R/19/12/30531

 

Environmental Health Manager - Michael Sarfaiti and Policy Analyst - Robyn Rout were in attendance for the item.

Ms Rout advised the purpose of the report is for the Regulatory and Consents Committee to provide feedback on the draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw.

Members were advised that it is proposed the committee recommend to Council that it endorse the draft bylaw for public consultation.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Cr Frazer, seconded Cr Keast  and resolved:

That the Regulatory and Consents Committee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw” dated 29 January 2020.

 

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)           Considers the draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw and the formal dispensation for Ohai, and provides feedback.

 

e)            Recommends to Council that it determines pursuant to section 155(1) of the Local Government Act 2002 that a bylaw is the most appropriate way of addressing the perceived problems with keeping animals.

 

f)             Recommends to Council that it determines pursuant to section 155(2)(a) of the Local Government Act 2002, that the draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw is the most appropriate form of bylaw.

 

g)           Recommends to Council that it determines pursuant to section 155(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 2002, that the draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw does not give rise to any implications under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

 

h)           Recommends to Council that it release the draft Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees Bylaw for public consultation in accordance with section 83 and 86 of the Local Government Act 2002 from 12 March 2020 to 13 April 2020.

 

 

 

7.2

Combined Local Alcohol Policy

Record No: R/20/1/1139

 

Environmental Health Manager - Michael Sarfaiti and Policy Analyst - Jane Edwards were in attendance for the item.

Ms Edwards advised the purpose of the report is to seek recommendation from the Regulatory and Consents committee that Council brings the combined Local Alcohol Policy into force with an operative date of 31 March 2020 in conjunction with Invercargill City Council.

 

 

 

Resolution

Moved Cr Ruddenklau, seconded Mayor Tong  and resolved:

That the Regulatory and Consents Committee:

a)            Receives the report titled “Combined Local Alcohol Policy” dated 22 January 2020.

 

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)           Recommends that Council brings the combined Local Alcohol Policy into force on 31 March 2020 in conjunction with Invercargill City Council.

 

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 9.18am.                      CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Regulatory and Consents Committee HELD ON 12 FEBRUARY 2020.

 

 

 

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