Nelson City Council Minutes - 17 April 2018


Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Nelson City Council

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

On Tuesday 17 April 2018, commencing at 4.30pm


Present:              Her Worship the Mayor R Reese (Chairperson), I Barker, M Courtney, B Dahlberg, K Fulton, M Lawrey, B McGurk, G Noonan, M Rutledge, T Skinner and S Walker

In Attendance:   Chief Executive (P Dougherty), Group Manager Corporate Services (N Harrison) and Team Leader Governance (R Byrne)

Apology:             Councillors L Acland and P Matheson


Opening Prayer

Councillor Noonan gave the opening prayer.


1.       Apologies

Resolved CL/2018/042

That the Council

Receives and accepts an apology from Councillors L Acland and P Matheson.

Barker/Courtney                                                                         Carried


2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There was no change 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.       Exclusion of the Public

Attendance: Councillor Fulton joined the meeting at 4.31p.m.


Resolved CL/2018/043

That the Council

Excludes the public from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

Walker/Dahlberg                                                                        Carried



General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)


Haven Road property - further information


Section 48(1)(a)

The public conduct of this matter would be likely to result in disclosure of information for which good reason exists under section 7

The withholding of the information is necessary:

·   Section 7(2)(i)

     To enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations)

The meeting went into public excluded session at 4.31 and resumed in public session at 4.47. 



6.       Re-admittance of the Public


Resolved CL/2018/044

That the Council

Re-admits the public to the meeting.

Her Worship the Mayor/Noonan                                                  Carried


There being no further business the meeting ended at 4.47pm.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:




                                                       Chairperson                                     Date