Extraordinary Council Meeting Minutes

14 September 2020


   MINUTES OF Central HAwkes Bay District Council
Extraordinary Council Meeting
Council Chamber, 28-32 Ruataniwha Street, Waipawa
Monday, 14 September 2020 AT 4:00 PM


PRESENT:              Mayor Alex Walker

Deputy Mayor Kelly Annand

Cr Tim Aitken (attended via audio-visual link)

Cr Gerard Minehan

Cr Brent Muggeridge

Dr Roger Maaka

Cr Jerry Greer

Cr Kate Taylor

Cr Exham Wichman

IN ATTENDANCE: Monique Davidson (Chief Executive)

                                 Brent Chamberlain (Chief Financial Officer)

                                 Joshua Lloyd (Group Manager, Community Infrastructure and Development)

Bridget Gibson (Governance and Support Officer)

Two members of the public attended.

1            Karakia


2            Apologies


3            Declarations of Conflicts of Interest


4            Standing Orders



Moved:       Deputy Mayor Kelly Annand

Seconded:  Cr Gerard Minehan

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

·      21.2 Time limits on speakers

·      21.5 Members may speak only once

·      21.6 Limits on number of speakers

·      THAT 21.4 Option C under section 21 General procedures for speaking and moving motions be used for the meeting.



Seconded: Taylor

5            Chief Executive Report

5.1         Regional Three Waters Review Report


The purpose of this report is for Council to consider the receipt of the Hawke’s Bay Three Waters, Business Case of Three Waters Service Delivery options report, and in receiving this report note the collaborative work completed to date across the region and to provide endorsement for the continued collaborative working relationship as agreed in the Hawke’s Bay Triennium Agreement.


Resolved:  20.99

Moved:       Deputy Mayor Kelly Annand

Seconded:  Cr Gerard Minehan

That having considered all matters raised in the report:

a)   That the Council receives the report titled Hawke’s Bay Three Waters, Business Case of Three Waters Service Delivery options.  

b)   The report is for information purposes only. No decision relating to the recommendations set out in this report are required by Council.

c)   Central Hawke’s Bay District Council, Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and Wairoa District Council have opted into the government three waters reform and stimulus programme committing our councils to engage in the first stage of the reform programme.  This includes working together with neighbouring councils and government to consider the creation of multi-regional entities. 

d)   The Hawke’s Three Waters, Business Case of Three Waters Service Delivery Options report provides our regions representatives in the reform programme detailed information and analysis to engage with government to identify approaches to service delivery reform design that considers the recommendations, findings and challenges from the report.

e)   The Hawke’s Bay councils based on the principles agreed in our Hawke’s Bay Triennium Agreement agree to continue to work together in good faith for our region to develop our strategic capacity from available resources and achieve our strategies by working together through co-design and partnership to grow a thriving Hawke’s Bay economy to support inclusive and connected communities and sustainable and resilient environments.




Mrs Davidson presented the report.


5            Public Excluded Business  




6            Date of Next Meeting

Resolved:  20.100

Moved:    Cr Brent Muggeridge

Seconded:      Cr Jerry Greer

That the next meeting of the Central Hawke's Bay District Council be held on 24 September 2020.


7            Time of Closure

The Meeting closed at 4.28pm.


The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Ordinary Meeting of the Central Hawke’s Bay District Council held on 24 September 2020.