Minutes of a meeting of the

Regional Transport Committee

Te Kōmiti Waka-ā-Rohe

Held in the Council Chamber, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson on Tuesday 29 June 2021, commencing at 1.30p.m.

 

Present:             Councillor B McGurk (Chairperson), Her Worship the Mayor R Reese, Councillors J Edgar, R O'Neill-Stevens and Waka Kotahi Representative Ms E Speight

In Attendance:    Chief Executive (P Dougherty), Group Manager Infrastructure (A Louverdis), Governance Adviser (J Brandt) and Governance Support (P Boutle)

Apologies :         Nil

 

The meeting was adjourned from 1.31p.m. to reconvene after the conclusion of the Council meeting. The meeting reconvened at 3.04p.m.

 

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.       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1      16 February 2021

Document number M15416, agenda pages 6 - 10 refer.

Resolved RTC/2021/006

 

That the Regional Transport Committee

1.    Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Regional Transport Committee, held on 16 February 2021, as a true and correct record.

O'Neill-Stevens/Edgar                                                               Carried

5.2      21 April 2021

Document number M16576, agenda pages 11 - 18 refer.

Resolved RTC/2021/007

 

That the Regional Transport Committee

1.    Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Regional Transport Committee, held on 21 April 2021, as a true and correct record.

O'Neill-Stevens/Edgar                                                               Carried

  

6.       Chairperson's Report

Document number R25981

There was no Chairperson’s report.

 

7.       Proposed Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2021 - Submission

Document number R25931, agenda pages 19 - 47 refer.

Manager Roading and Solid Waste, Marg Parfitt, supported by Senior Transport Adviser, Bill Rice, presented the report.

Resolved RTC/2021/008

 

That the Regional Transport Committee

1.    Receives the report Proposed Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2021 - Submission (R25931) and its attachments (A2681890 and A2683867) and;

2.    Approves retrospectively the submission on the Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2021 to Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency (A2681890 and A2683867 of Report R25931).

Edgar/Her Worship the Mayor                                                     Carried

 

8.       Nelson Tasman 2021-31 Regional Public Transport Plan

Document number R25893, agenda pages 48 - 147 refer.

Manager Roading and Solid Waste, Marg Parfitt, supported by Team Leader Transport Activity Management, Sue McAuley, presented the report. Ms Parfitt highlighted changes made to the final draft plan and answered questions about wording used in relation to timetable changes and budgets for year 3.

An additional clause was added to provide a process for approval of minor editorial amendments.

Resolved RTC/2021/009

 

That the Regional Transport Committee

1.       Receives the report Nelson Tasman 2021-31 Regional Public Transport Plan and its attachments (A2679766 and A2679732); and

2.       Delegates authority to approve minor editorial amendments to the Nelson Regional Public Transport Plan 2021-2031 to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Regional Transport Committee.

McGurk/Edgar                                                                          Carried

Recommendation to Council RTC/2021/010

 

That the Council

1.    Approves the Nelson Regional Public Transport Plan 2021-2031 (A2679732 of Report R25893) for submission to Waka Kotahi prior to 2 July 2021.

McGurk/Edgar                                                                          Carried

 

9.       Waka Kotahi Update

Document number R22668, agenda pages 148 - 162 refer.

Waka Kotahi representative, Emma Speight, spoke to the presentation contained in the agenda. She answered questions about SH6 Richmond Deviation mediation barrier and the Richmond Transport Programme Business Case, traffic flow, and Management Data standards.

Attendance: Her Worship the Mayor Reese left the meeting from 3.39p.m. until 3.45p.m.

Waka Kotahi Principal Transport Planner, Rhys Palmer gave a Powerpoint presentation (A2702771) on the engagement undertaken for the Nelson Future Access project.

Mr Palmer noted that the numbers in the presentation were provisional and that an engagement report would be made available on the Waka Kotahi website in late July.

Mr Palmer answered questions about support for controlled signals at the Parkers Rd/Tahunanui Drive/Annesbrook Drive intersection, the East/West cycle route preferences, parking around the hospital, and future planned engagement with the public.

 

Resolved RTC/2021/011

 

That the Regional Transport Committee

1.    Receives the report Waka Kotahi Update (R22668) and its attachment (A2686516).

McGurk/O'Neill-Stevens                                                             Carried

Attachments

1    A2702771 - Waka Kotahi Community Engagement Presentation 29Jun2021

       

There being no further business the meeting ended at 4.01p.m.

 

Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:

 

 

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