Community Development Committee Meeting Minutes                                                28 March 2019

   MINUTES OF Central HAwkes Bay District Council
Community Development Committee Meeting
HELD AT THE Council Chamber, 28-32 Ruataniwha Street, Waipawa
ON Thursday, 28 March 2019 AT the conclusion of the Environment and Regulatory Committee Meeting

 

PRESENT:              Cr Kelly Annand

                                 Mayor Alex Walker

Cr Ian Sharp (Deputy Mayor)

Cr Tim Aitken

Cr Gerard Minehan

Dr Roger Maaka

 

IN ATTENDANCE: Doug Tate (Group Manager, Customer and Community Partnerships)

                                 Joshua Lloyd (Group Manager, Community Infrastructure and Development)

Monique Davidson (CEO)

Bronda Smith (Group Manager, Corporate Support and Services)

Nicola Bousfield (People and Capability Manager)

Lisa Harrison (Organisation Transformation Lead)

Leigh Collecutt (Governance and Support Officer)

1            Apologies

None

2            Declarations of Conflicts of Interest

None

3            Standing Orders

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Cr Ian Sharp

Seconded:  Cr Tim Aitken

THAT the following standing orders are suspended for the duration of the meeting:

·      20.2 Time limits on speakers

·      20.5 Members may speak only once

·      20.6 Limits on number of speakers

And that Option C under section 21 General procedures for speaking and moving motions be used for the meeting.

Standing orders are recommended to be suspended to enable members to engage in discussion in a free and frank manner.

Carried

 

4            Confirmation of Minutes

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Mayor Alex Walker

Seconded:  Cr Ian Sharp

That the minutes of the Community Development Committee Meeting held on 14 February 2019 as circulated, be confirmed as true and correct.

 

Carried

 

 

5            Report Section

5.1         Community Development Committee Update

PURPOSE

The purpose of this report is to update the Committee of Community Development on activities for monitoring and review purposes.

 

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Cr Gerard Minehan

Seconded:  Cr Ian Sharp

That, having considered all matters raised in the report, the report be noted.

Carried

 

Items discussed as part of the Community Development Committee Update included:

·         Community Wellbeing Strategy

·         Community Funding

·         Community Housing

·         Economic Development

·         Libraries

 

 

5.2         Adoption of Housing Strategic Framework

PURPOSE

The matter for consideration by the Council is the adoption of the Housing Strategic Framework 2019-29.

 

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Mayor Alex Walker

Seconded:  Cr Gerard Minehan

That having considered all matters raised in the report:

a)   That the Housing Strategic Framework is adopted.

 

Carried

 

·         Mayor Walker asked whether government agencies were aware of the strategy given their role in providing social housing.  It was confirmed by Cr Annand that there was some high level awareness and that the Council would need to work with Central Government partners to ensure that advocacy for housing in Central Hawke’s Bay happened in the correct way.

 

·         Cr Minehan sought clarification about whether there was a current waiting list for Council retirement housing.  It was confirmed that there were seven people currently on the waiting list.

 

·         Mayor Walker highlighted that the framework is an important step for the social housing gap in Central Hawkes Bay.  It was also highlighted that during the Thrive process, retirement housing was a big concern for the community and that Goal 4 in the framework provided a clear basis for establishing relationships with large scale care providers.

 

5.3         Resolution to apply for funding - Waipawa and Districts Pool

PURPOSE

To seek a resolution to apply for funding from the Eastern and Central Community Trust for the Waipawa and Districts Centennial Memorial Pool project.

 

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Cr Gerard Minehan

Seconded:  Cr Tim Aitken

That, the Council apply to the Eastern and Central Community Trust for $140,000 (excluding GST) for the construction of the Waipawa and Districts Centennial Memorial Pool.

 

Carried

 

6            Date of Next Meeting

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Cr Gerard Minehan

Seconded:  Cr Ian Sharp

 

THAT the next meeting of the Community Development Committee be held on 15 August 2019.

Carried

 

7            Time of Closure

 

The Meeting closed at 11.52am

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Community Development Committee Meeting held on 15 August 2019.

 

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CHAIRPERSON