Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the

Nelson City Council

Te Kaunihera o Whakatū

Held via Zoom on Thursday 21 April 2022, commencing at 9.00a.m.


Present:              Deputy Mayor J Edgar (Chairperson), Her Worship the Mayor R Reese, Councillors T Brand, M Lawrey, R O'Neill-Stevens, B McGurk, G Noonan, P Rainey, R Sanson and T Skinner

In Attendance:    Team Leader Governance (R Byrne)

Apologies:           Apologies have been received from Councillors M Courtney and Y Bowater



Her Worship the Mayor Reese handed the chair to Deputy Mayor Edgar.

Karakia and Mihi Timatanga



1.       Apologies

Resolved CL/2022/036


That the Council

1.        Receives and accepts the apologies from Councillorsw M Courtney and Y Bowater.

McGurk/Lawrey                                                                             Carried


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.       Mayor's Report

Document number R26842

Her Worship the Mayor Reese thanked the Deputy Mayor for preparing the matter for decision making, and thanked members for making the time to attend the extraordinary meeting.   


6.       Exclusion of the Public

Resolved CL/2022/037


That the Council

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:  

Brand/Noonan                                                                              Carried



General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)


Recommendation from the Chief Executive Employment Committee - Chief Executive Review

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)(a)

     To protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person

The meeting went into confidential session at 9.14a.m. and resumed in public session at 10.32a.m.




7.       Restatements


It was resolved while the public was excluded:



CONFIDENTIAL: Recommendation from the Chief Executive Employment Committee - Chief Executive Review


Agrees that Report R26840, Attachments (A2874619 and A2874629) and Decision remain confidential at this time.



There being no further business the meeting ended at 10.32a.m.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings by resolution on 10 May 2022. 

Resolved CL/2022/042


That the Council

1.     Confirms the minutes of the extraordinary meeting of the Council, held on 21 April 2022, as a true and correct record.