Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Hearings Panel - Other

Held in Rūma Whakatū, Floor 2B, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson

On Thursday 12 December 2019, commencing at 8.46a.m.


Present:              Councillor B McGurk (Chairperson), Councillors J Edgar and T Skinner

In Attendance:    Group Manager Corporate Services (N Harrison) and Governance Adviser (J Brandt)

Apologies :          Nil



1.       Apologies

There were no apologies.

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.       Easements - Findlay Place Local Purpose Reserve (Road)

Document number R13699, agenda pages 5 - 11 refer.

Team Leader Property, Peter Hunter, presented the report and noted the oversight that had led to the request for a minor amendment of the resolution. There was no material change to the application.

Mr Hunter answered questions about the right of access, the type of physical work to be undertaken and its location.

Resolved HEA/2019/031


That the Hearings Panel - Other

1.    Receives the report Easements - Findlay Place Local Purpose Reserve (Road) (R13699) and its attachment (A2315077); and

2.    Amends decision HEA/2019/023 of the Hearings Panel Other meeting held on 3 December 2019 to read as follows:

3.    Grants Right of Way, right to drain wastewater and right to drain water Easements over the Local Purpose Reserve (Road) (Lot 17 DP 486996) in favour of 51 Saxton Road (Lot 2 DP 366503) subject to public notice under section 119 (1)(b) of the Reserves Act 1977 with all costs being met by the applicant; and

4.    Notes that if any objections to the proposed easements are received, a further report will be brought to the Hearings Panel - Other to enable consideration and decision on those objections.


Edgar/Skinner                                                                              Carried


There being no further business the meeting ended at 8.50a.m.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:




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