Governance CommitteeUnconfirmed Minutes - 11 October 2018

Minutes of a meeting of the Governance Committee

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

On Thursday 11 October 2018, commencing at 11.04a.m.

 

Present:              Councillor I Barker (Chairperson), Her Worship the Mayor R Reese, Councillors M Courtney, B Dahlberg (Deputy Chairperson), M Rutledge, T Skinner, S Walker, Mr J Murray and Mr J Peters

In Attendance:   Councillors K Fulton, M Lawrey, P Matheson, B McGurk, 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

Apology:             Councillor L Acland

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.05am and reconvened at 12.33pm.

 

 

1.       Apologies

Resolved GOV/2018/069

That the Governance Committee

Receives and accepts an apology from Councillor L Acland.

Courtney/Her Worship the Mayor                                                Carried

 

2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

The Chair advised of a late item for the public excluded part of the meeting, and that the following resolution needed to be passed for the item to be considered:

2.1      Request for Leave of Absence

Resolved GOV/2018/070

That the Governance Committee

Considers the public excluded item regarding a Request for Leave of Absence at this meeting as a major item not on the agenda, pursuant to Section 46A(7)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, to enable a timely decision to be made.

Barker/Her Worship the Mayor                                                    Carried

 

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.       Chairperson's Report      

           There was no Chairperson’s Report.

   

6.       Exclusion of the Public

 

Resolved GOV/2018/071

That the Governance Committee

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/Rutledge                                                                         Carried

 

Item

General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)

1

Nelson Regional Development Agency - Appointment of Directors

 

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

2

Request for Leave of Absence

 

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 12.37pm and resumed in public session at 12.57pm. 

 

There being no further business the meeting ended at 12.57pm.

 

Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:

 

 

 

                                                       Chairperson                                     Date