Minutes of a meeting of the Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit

Held in the Council Chamber, Tasman District Council, 189 Queen Street, Richmond

On Friday 13 December 2019, commencing at 9.30a.m.

 

Present:              Nelson City Councillor J Edgar (Chairperson), Tasman District Councillors S Bryant and T Walker (Deputy Chairperson)

In Attendance:    Acting General Manager Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit (D Clifford), Tasman District Council Engineering Services Manager (R Kirby) and Governance Adviser (J Brandt)

Apologies:           Mr A Stephens (Iwi Representative);

                          Nelson City Councillor K Fulton subsequently tendered an apology

1.       Appointment of Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson (agenda item 5)

Document number R13691, agenda page 5 refers.

Tasman District Council Engineering Manager, R Kirby, opened the meeting and called for nominations for the two vacancies.

 

Resolved RLBU/2019/001

 

That the Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit

1.    Appoints Nelson City Councillor Judene Edgar as Chairperson of the Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit for the triennium 2019-2022; and

 

Bryant/Walker                                                                              Carried

 

Resolved RLBU/2019/002

2.    Appoints Tasman District Councillor Trindi Walker as         Deputy Chairperson of the Nelson Tasman Regional         Landfill Business Unit for the triennium 2019-2022.

Edgar/Bryant                                                                                Carried

Nelson City Councillor Edgar assumed the Chair for the remainder of the meeting.

2        Apologies (agenda item 1)

 

Resolved RLBU/2019/003

 

That the Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit

1.        Receives and accepts the apology from Mr A Stephens.

Bryant/Walker                                                                              Carried

 

3.       Confirmation of Order of Business (agenda item 2)

           There was no further change to the order of business.

4.       Interests (agenda item 3)

There were no updates to the Interests Register, and no interests with items on the agenda were declared.

5.       Public Forum (agenda item 4)

There was no public forum.

6.       Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit General Manager Update

Document number R13695, agenda pages 6 - 35 refer.

Acting General Manager Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit (NTRLBU), Don Clifford, presented the report.

Mr Clifford answered questions about a sink hole at York Valley landfill and the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), noting that an application to reduce the ETS levy was being prepared for submission by 31 January 2020. The Board was in support of the application.

The Government consultation “Reducing waste: a more effective landfill levy consultation document” was discussed and it was agreed that due to the 3 February 2020 closing date, the draft would be reviewed by the respective Chairs of the NTRLBU, the Nelson City Infrastructure Committee and the Tasman District Operations Committee. 

The meeting was adjourned from 10.57a.m. to 11.17 a.m.

Mr Clifford tabled revision 4 of the draft NTRLBU Business Plan 2020/21 (A2320013), which superseded revision 3, which was attached to agenda item 6.

The Board reviewed the Long Term Objectives and Performance Measures in section 7 of the business plan and provided feedback including SMART measures. A recommendation was added requesting a revised Business Plan to be brought back to the next meeting, and the recommendation to the Councils was removed.

Resolved RLBU/2019/004

 

That the Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit

1.       Receives the report Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit General Manager Update (R13695) and its attachments (A2313830, A2313829 and A2313868); and

 

2.       Requests a further updated Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit Business Plan 2020/21 with inclusion of feedback regarding long term objectives and Key Performance Measures as provided by the Board at the 13 December 2019 meeting to be brought back to the first Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit meeting in 2020.

Bryant/Walker                                                                              Carried

Attachments

1    A2320013 - Tabled document - Nelson Tasman Regional Landfill Business Unit Draft Business Plan 2020/21 Revision 4

       

There being no further business the meeting ended at 11.57a.m.

 

Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:

 

 

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