Minutes of a meeting of the

Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Councils

Te Kōmiti Mahi Tahi

Additional meeting to Discuss the Future Development Strategy Held via Zoom on Tuesday 8 March 2022, commencing at 9.32a.m.

 

Present:              His Worship the Mayor of Tasman T King (Chairperson), Tasman District Councillors S Bryant, C Butler, B Dowler, C Hill, C MacKenzie, K Maling, D Ogilvie, T Tuffnell, A Turley and D Wensley

                          Her Worship the Mayor of Nelson R Reese (Co-Chairperson) and Nelson City Councillors Y Bowater, T Brand, M Courtney, J Edgar, K Fulton, M Lawrey, B McGurk, G Noonan, R O'Neill-Stevens, P Rainey, R Sanson and T Skinner

In Attendance:    Tasman District Council Community Infrastructure Group Manager (R Kirby) and Service and Strategy Group Manager (S Edwards)

                          Nelson City Council Chief Executive (P Dougherty), Group Manager Environmental Management (C Barton), Team Leader Governance (R Byrne), Governance Adviser (K Mclean) and Governance Support Officer (A Bryce-Neumann),

Apologies :          Tasman District Councillor T Walker

 

           

    A Karakia Timatanga was given.

 

1.       Apologies

Resolved JC/2022/001

 

That the Joint Committee

1.        Receives and accepts the apology from Tasman District Councillor T Walker.

Turley/McGurk                                                                              Carried

2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There was no change to the order of business.

3.       Interests

There were no updates to the Interest Register.

There were no interests declared.

4.       Public Forum

There was no public forum.   

5.       Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy

Document number R26543, agenda pages 6 - 199 refer.

Tasman District Council Urban Growth Coordinator, Jacqui Deans, and Nelson City Council Senior Analyst – City Development, Chris Pawson presented the report. Ms Deans noted that they had worked closely with iwi, stakeholders and Elected Members. She confirmed that they had undertaken the first round of engagement in October 2021 and that the upcoming consultation period would start on 14 March.

Ms Deans clarified the two stage process undertaken for the site assessment, noting that opportunities and constraints were analysed for the whole region and draft outcomes were workshopped with iwi, stakeholders and the community. She advised that the second stage of the process was based on the multi criteria assessment analysis (MCA), noting that 200 sites in Nelson Tasman were assessed through the MCA process.

Mr Pawson noted an additional clause in the recommendation to allow the Tasman District and Nelson City Council Mayor’s to confirm the iwi representatives, no nominations had been received to date. He spoke about the Significance and Engagement Policy, noting that if they received any significant submission on the alternative spatial growth patterns they would need to assess these against both Council’s Significance and Engagement policy’s.  

Attendance: Nelson City Councillor Pete Rainey left the meeting at 10.26a.m.

The meeting adjourned from 10.30a.m. until 10.40a.m.

Attendance: Nelson City Councillor Pete Rainey returned to the meeting at 11.06a.m.

Mr Pawson and Ms Deans answered questions about engagement with Hapu, treatment of customary title, zoning, online promotion, transport network, timelines, biodiversity, community meetings/webinars, typology, sustainability, greenhouse gas emissions, the removal of Hira and climate change. 

Tasman District Councillor Dana Wensley foreshadowed that she would move the officers’ recommendation should the Motion on the table be lost.

With the agreement of the mover and seconder, additional clauses were included to allow for alternative members to be appointed to the Committee Subcommittee.

The meeting adjourned from 11.46a.m. until 11.50a.m.  

Resolved JC/2022/002

 

That the Joint Committee of Tasman District and Nelson City Councils

1.    Receives the report Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy (R26543) and its attachments (A2840178, A2840161); and

2.    Agrees that a Summary of Information is required for consultation on the draft Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy 2002 in accordance with section 83(1)(a)(ii) of the Local Government Act 2002; and

3.    Agrees that the Summary of Information contained in the Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy 2022 Statement of Proposal (A2840178) is a fair representation of the matters in the draft Strategy, with the removal of any references to growth at Hira,  and is in an appropriate form to assist the consultation process in accordance with section 83AA of the Local Government Act 2002; and

4.    Approves the amended draft Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy 2022 (A2840178)  for consultation, with the removal of any references to growth at Hira; and

5.    Approves the consultation approach (set out in attachment 1 A2840178) and agrees:

(a) the approach includes sufficient steps to ensure the Summary of Information contained in the Statement of Proposal will be widely accessible and will be publicised in a manner appropriate to its purpose and significance; and

(b) the approach will result in the Summary of Information contained in the Statement of Proposal being as widely publicised as is reasonably practicable as a basis for consultation; and

6.    Adopts the amended Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy 2022 Statement of Proposal (containing the Summary of Information and the draft Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy) in Attachment 1 (A2840178) for use in this special consultative procedure in accordance with sections 83 and 87 of the Local Government Act 2002; and

7.    Approves the commencement of a special consultative procedure on the amended Statement of Proposal in Attachment 1 (A2840178) with the consultation period to run from 14 March to 14 April 2022; and

8.    Approves the Technical Document in Attachment 2 (A2840161), with the removal of any references to  growth at Hira, as supplementary information to be made available to the public during the consultation period; and

9.    Notes that Mayor King of Tasman District Council is unavailable for membership to the Joint Committee Subcommittee; and

10.  Confirms the membership of the Joint Committee   Subcommittee to oversee the Special Consultative Procedure for the Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy 2022:

·        Councillor Stuart Bryant (TDC)

·        Councillor Kit Maling (TDC)

·        Councillor David Ogilvie (TDC)

·        Mayor Rachel Reese (NCC)

·        Councillor Judene Edgar (NCC)  

·        Councillor Brian McGurk (NCC)

·        Up to three iwi representatives

 

11.   Delegates to the Tasman District and Nelson City Mayors (or their delegates) the ability to appoint the iwi representatives to the Subcommittee to oversee the Special Consultative Procedure for the Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy 2022; and

 

12.  Delegates the Tasman District Mayor and Deputy Mayor the authority to appoint alternative Tasman elected members to the Joint Committee Subcommittee to hear and deliberate on the draft Future Development Strategy should the nominated Tasman members be unavailable; and

 

13.  Delegates the Nelson City Mayor and Deputy Mayor the authority to appoint alternative Nelson elected members to the Joint Committee Subcommittee to hear and deliberate on the draft Future Development Strategy should the nominated Nelson members be unavailable; and

14.  Updates the Joint Committee Subcommittee Terms of Reference (A2772759) to reflect the confirmed membership; and

15.  Delegates to the Tasman District and Nelson City Mayors (or their delegates) the ability to approve any minor edits or amendments to the amended Nelson Tasman Future Development Strategy Statement of Proposal between this meeting and the beginning of consultation.

The Motion was put and a division was called:

For

Mayor King (Chairperson)

Mayor Reese

Cr Bryant (Deputy)

Cr Butler

Cr Hill

Cr MacKenzie

Cr Maling

Cr Tuffnell

Cr Bowater

Cr Courtney

Cr Edgar (Deputy)

Cr Lawrey

Cr McGurk

Cr Noonan

Cr Rainey

Against

Cr Dowler

Cr Ogilvie

Cr Turley

Cr Wensley

Cr Brand

Cr Fulton

Cr O'Neill-Stevens

Cr Sanson

Cr Skinner

Abstained/Interest

 

The motion was carried 15 – 9.

Maling/Edgar                                                                                                Carried

       

           A Karakia Whakamutunga was given.

 

There being no further business the meeting ended at 12.32pm .

 

Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings by resolution on 22 March 2022:

 

Resolved JC/2022/004

 

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 2 November 2021, as a true and correct record.