Nelson City Council Minutes - 11 October 2018


Minutes of a meeting of the Nelson City Council

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

On Thursday 11 October 2018, commencing at 1.02p.m.


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

In Attendance:   Mr J Murray and J Peters, Chief Executive (P Dougherty), Group Manager Corporate Services (N Harrison), Group Manager Strategy and Communications (N McDonald) and Governance Adviser (R Terry)

Leave of Absence: Councillor G Noonan

Apologies:           Councillors L Acland and P Matheson



1.       Apologies

Resolved CL/2018/236

That the Council

Receives and accepts the apologies from Councillors L Acland and P Matheson.

Her Worship the Mayor/Fulton                                                    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

Resolved CL/2018/237

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:

Barker/Courtney                                                                         Carried



General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)


Recommendations from Committees

Governance Committee 11 October 2018.

NRDA Appointment

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)(a)

     To protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person

The meeting went into public excluded session at 1.03pm and resumed in public session at 1.05p.m. 


There being no further business the meeting ended at 1.05p.m.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:


                                                       Chairperson                                     Date