Environment and Regulatory Committee Meeting Minutes                                           28 March 2019

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

 

PRESENT:              Cr David Tennent (Chairperson)

                                 Mayor Alex Walker

Cr Ian Sharp (Deputy Mayor)

Cr Tim Chote

Cr Brent Muggeridge

Dr Roger Maaka

 

IN ATTENDANCE: Joshua Lloyd (Group Manager, Community Infrastructure and Development)

Monique Davidson (CEO)

Bronda Smith (Group Manager, Corporate Support and Services)

Doug Tate (Group Manager, Customer and Community Partnerships)

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:  Mayor Alex Walker

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:       Cr Ian Sharp

Seconded:  Mayor Alex Walker

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

Carried

 

 

5            Report Section

5.1         Environment and Regulatory Committee Update

PURPOSE

The purpose of this report is to provide the Environment and Regulatory Committee with information on key activities that fit within the Committee’s terms of reference.

 

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Cr Brent Muggeridge

Seconded:  Cr Ian Sharp

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

Carried

 

 The following items were discussed as part of the Environment and Regulatory Committee update:

·         3 Waters Review

·         Waste Water

·         Drinking Water

·         Storm Water

·         Environmental Strategy

·         Leachate to Land

·         Buildings and Consents

·         Big Water Story Programme Update

 

·         Mayor Walker asked for consideration around the risk assessment for water safety. Officers determined that the current assessment was reasonable on the basis of current work being undertaken as well as current regulations, however noted that this would be monitored.

 

·         Cr Sharp asked about timing to cap the closed cell at the landfill with the intention to seek Regional Council consent to put leachate to land. It was confirmed that consent process has started and that the Regional Council would be undertaking a site visit on 9th April.

 

·         Cr Muggeridge how a regional approach to managing water might affect the Big Water Story and potential contracts.  Given the current procurement processes in place, it was identified that this would be discussed in a Council workshop later in the day.

 

·         Mayor Walker requested that the Big Water Story update report is uploaded to the website for public to be able to access.

 

6            Date of Next Meeting

Committee Resolution  

Moved:       Cr Ian Sharp

Seconded:  Mayor Alex Walker

THAT the next meeting of the Central Hawke's Bay District Council be held on 15 August 2019.

Carried

 

7            Time of Closure

 

The Meeting closed at 11.32am.

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Environment and Regulatory Committee Meeting held on 15 August 2019.

 

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CHAIRPERSON