Held in the Council Chamber, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson
On Thursday 25 October 2018, commencing at 9.02a.m.
Present: Councillors I Barker (Chairperson) L Acland, M Courtney, B Dahlberg, M Lawrey, M Rutledge, T Skinner and S Walker
In Attendance: Chief Executive (P Dougherty), Group Manager Infrastructure (A Louverdis), Group Manager Environmental Management (C Barton), Group Manager Community Services (R Ball), Group Manager Corporate Services (N Harrison), Group Manager Strategy and Communications (N McDonald) and Team Leader Governance (R Byrne)
Leave of Absence: Her Worship the Mayor Reese, Councillors McGurk and Noonan
Apologies: Councillors Fulton and Matheson
Councillor Dahlberg gave the opening prayer.
That the Council
Receives and accepts the apologies from Councillors K Fulton and P Matheson.
There was no change to the order of business.
There were no updates to the Interests Register, and no interests with items on the agenda were declared.
There was no public forum.
Document number R9195, agenda pages 3 - 224 refer.
Group Manager Corporate Services, Nikki Harrison and Group Manager Strategy and Communications, Nicky McDonald, presented the report and noted the recommendation had been amended to include the Audit NZ opinion.
Ms McDonald answered questions on results of the residents’ survey, in particular the drop in people cycling to work.
Ms Harrison answered questions on carryovers and a realistic capital works programme for 2018/19.
Chief Executive, Pat Dougherty, answered questions on meeting infrastructure targets, resourcing and future key performance indicators (KPIs). He noted the upcoming Quarterly Reports to Committees would provide members with up to date reporting against KPIs.
Group Manager Infrastructure Alec Louverdis answered questions on transport, NZTA funding and future works.
Audit NZ Audit Directors Jacques Coetzee and Jaco Meintjes were invited to the table. Mr Coetzee noted that Audit had no concerns and had issued an unmodified audit opinion.
That the Council
Receives the report Adoption of Annual Report for the year ending 30 June 2018 (R9195) and its attachments (A1983431 and A2080132); and
Adopts the Audited Annual Report including the Audit opinion for the year ended 30 June 2018 in accordance with s98 of the Local Government Act 2002; and
Delegates the Mayor and Chief Executive to make minor editorial changes as necessary.
1 A2084066 Audit Letter 2018 Council 25Oct2018
There being no further business the meeting ended at 10.01a.m.
Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings: