Minutes of a meeting of the Regional Transport Committee

Held in the Council Chamber, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson

On Monday 19 June 2017, commencing at 1.32pm


Present:              Deputy Mayor P Matheson (Chairperson), Her Worship the Mayor R Reese, Councillors G Noonan (Deputy Chairperson), and M Rutledge, and Mr J Harland (New Zealand Transport Agency)

In Attendance:   Councillors I Barker, B McGurk and S Walker, Group Manager Infrastructure (A Louverdis), Manager Roading and Utilities (P Anderson) Senior Asset Engineer – Transport and Roading (P Devereux) Asset Engineer Transport (K Goldthorpe) and Administration Adviser (J McDougall)


1.       Apologies 


          There were no apologies.

2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There were no changes to the order of business.

3.       Interests

There were no updates to the Interests Register, and no interests with items on the agenda were declared.

4.       Public Forum 

There was no public forum.

5.       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1      27 March 2017




Document number M2457, agenda pages 4 - 9 refer.

Resolved RTC/2017/008

That the Regional Transport Committee

Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Committee, held on 27 March 2017, as a true and correct record.

Matheson/Rutledge                                                                    Carried

6.       Chairperson's Report


There was no Chairperson’s report.

7.       New Zealand Transport Agency Update

Document number R7824, agenda pages 10 - 12 refer.

NZTA representative, Jim Harland presented the report and answered questions.

In response to requests, Mr Harland undertook to provide

·         statistics on cellphone usage by drivers

·         information about the preservation of scenic views for cyclists

·         a copy of the NZTA presentation at the recent Nelson stakeholder meeting.

Resolved RTC/2017/009

That the Regional Transport Committee

Receives the report New Zealand Transport Agency Update (R7824) and its attachment (A1772859).

Noonan/Rutledge                                                                       Carried



There being no further business the meeting ended at 2pm.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:


                                                       Chairperson                                     Date