Minutes of a meeting of the Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Councils

 

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

On Tuesday 10 March 2020, commencing at 2.38p.m.

 

Present:               His Worship the Mayor of Tasman T King (Chairperson), Her Worship the Mayor of Nelson R Reese, Tasman District Councillors S Bryant,  C MacKenzie, K Maling, D Ogilvie, T Tuffnell, A Turley, T Walker, D Wensley

                            Nelson City Councillors T Brand, M Courtney, J Edgar, K Fulton, M Lawrey, B McGurk, G Noonan, R O'Neill-Stevens, P Rainey and R Sanson

In Attendance:     NCC Chief Executive (P Dougherty), TDC Chief Executive (J Dowding), NCC Group Manager Community Services (R Ball), NCC Group Manager Corporate Services (N Harrison), TDC Corporate Services Manager (M Drummond), TDC Engineering Manager (R Kirby) and Governance Adviser (E Stephenson)

Apologies :           Councillors Bowater, Greening, Hill, McNamara and Skinner for absence and Councillor Noonan for early departure

 

1.       Apologies

Resolved JC/2020/001

 

That the Joint Committee

1.       Receives and accepts the apologies from Tasman District Councillors Greening, Hill and McNamara; Nelson City Councillors Bowater and Skinner, and from Nelson City Councillor Noonan for early departure.

 

Lawrey/Courtney                                                                              Carried

       

2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There was no change to the order of business.

3.       Interests

His Worship the Mayor King declared an interest in Item 2 of the confidential agenda – Port Nelson Ltd – six monthly strategic presentation, noting that he would leave the meeting for that item.

4.       Public Forum 

There was no public forum.

5.       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1       19 November 2019

Document number M6552, agenda pages 5 - 8 refer.

Resolved JC/2020/002

 

That the Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Councils

1.     Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Councils, held on 19 November 2019, as a true and correct record.

Maling/Bryant                                                                                   Carried

    

6.       Presentation from Selwyn Mayor Sam Broughton - Te Wai Pounamu - South Island Destination Management Plan 2020 - 2030

Document number R15876, agenda pages 9 - 26 refer.

Attendance: Councillor Fulton entered the meeting at 2.43p.m.

His Worship the Mayor of Selwyn, Sam Broughton, presented a PowerPoint presentation on the South Island Destination Management Plan 2020 – 2030 (A2343404). He noted the need for collaboration across the South Island with regard to encouraging and managing visitors and spoke of the strategic aims of the plan.

Points he highlighted included the need for a management focus rather than a marketing one and that strengthening the economy was important. He provided statistics and data related to tourism, both for international and domestic visitors.

Mayor Broughton answered questions regarding his presentation.


 

 

Resolved JC/2020/003

 

That the Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Councils

1.     Receives the report Presentation from Selwyn Mayor Sam Broughton - Te Wai Pounamu - South Island Destination Management Plan 2020 - 2030 and its Attachment (A2353404).

 

Maling/Wensley                                                                                Carried

 

Attachments

1    A2353404 - Te Wai Pounamu - South Island Destination Management Plan 2020 - 2030

 

7.       Nelson Airport Ltd - six monthly strategic presentation

Paul Steere, Chairperson; Robert Evans, Chief Executive Officer; and Simon Orr, Corporate Services Manager, Nelson Airport Ltd, presented Nelson Airport Ltd’s six monthly presentation (A2356478) and answered questions regarding financial performance, passenger numbers, electric vehicle support, emissions targets, data gathering and availability of local produce in its retail outlets.

 

 

 

Attachments

1    A2356478 Nelson Airport Presentation

 

8.       Tasman Bays Heritage Trust - Six Month Strategic Presentation

Olivia Hall, Chair of the Tasman Bays Heritage Trust; and Lucinda Blackley-Jimson, Chief Executive of the Nelson Provincial Museum, provided a presentation (A2355483). They noted that the Museum continued to meet its targets, including having over 40% of local products, and that its sustainability target, education programme, archives and research and storage continued to be areas of key focus.

Attendance: Councillor Fulton left the meeting at 4.33p.m.

 

 

 

Attachments

1    A2355483 TBHT PowerPoint presentation

 

     Attendance: Mayor King left the meeting at 4.36p.m. and Mayor Reese assumed the chair.

 

9.       Exclusion of the Public

Hugh Morrison and Phil Lough from Port Nelson Ltd, were in attendance for Item 2 of the Confidential agenda to provide the six monthly strategic presentation and, accordingly, the following resolution was required to be passed:

Resolved JC/2020/004

 

That the Joint Committee

1.       Confirms, in accordance with sections 48(5) and 48(6) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987, that Phil Lough and Hugh Morrison of Port Nelson Ltd, remain after the public has been excluded, for Item 2 of the Confidential  agenda Port Nelson Limited – six monthly strategic presentation, as they have knowledge relating to Port Nelson Ltd that will assist the meeting.

Her Worship the Mayor/Courtney                                                      Carried

Resolved JC/2020/005

 

That the Joint Committee

1.       Excludes the public from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.

2.       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:

Her Worship the Mayor/Courtney                                                      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

Joint Committee Meeting - Public Excluded Minutes -  19 November 2019

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)(b)(ii)

     To protect information where the making available of the information would be likely unreasonably to prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied or who is the subject of the information

·    Section 7(2)(i)

     To enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations)

 

2

Port Nelson Limited - six monthly strategic presentation

 

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)(h)

     To enable the local authority to carry out, without prejudice or disadvantage, commercial activities

The meeting went into confidential session at 4.37p.m. and resumed in public session at 5.05p.m.

 

  

 

There being no further business the meeting ended at 5.05p.m.

 

Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:

 

 

 

                                                         Chairperson                                    Date