MINUTES OF An extraordinary meeting of the

Regional Council

 

Date: Wednesday 16 November 2011

Time: 3.20 pm

Venue:

Council Chamber

Hawke's Bay Regional Council

159 Dalton Street

NAPIER

 

Present: E von Dadelszen

A J Dick

L Remmerswaal

E McGregor (Chair)

K Rose

C Scott

 

In Attendance: G Hansen Group Manager Water Initiatives

L Hooper Governance & Corporate Administration Manager

 

 


1. Welcome /Apologies /Notices

Chairman McGregor welcomed everyone to the meeting.

Concern was expressed, that such an important issue was brought to a meeting which the Council Chairman was unable to attend and it was suggested that other alternatives (i.e. conference call) be considered should such an occasion arise in future.

RC1/11 Resolution

1.        That the apologies from Councillors Wilson, N Kirton and Gilbertson and Mr Mohi be accepted.

Scott/von Dadelszen

CARRIED

There were no Notices.

 

2. Conflict of Interest Declarations

There were no conflict of interest declarations.

3.

Makaroro Dam Site

 

 

RC2/11

Resolution

Council excludes the public from this section of the meeting, being Agenda Item 3 Makaroro Dam Site with the general subject of the item to be considered while the public is excluded; the reasons for passing the resolution and the specific grounds under Section 48 (1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution being as follows:

 

GENERAL SUBJECT OF THE ITEM TO BE CONSIDERED

REASON FOR PASSING THIS RESOLUTION

GROUNDS UNDER SECTION 48(1) FOR THE PASSING OF THE RESOLUTION

Tender for Land Purchase at Makaroro Dam Site

7(2)(i) That the public conduct of this agenda item would be likely to result in the disclosure of information where the withholding of the information is necessary to enable the local authority holding the information to carry out, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations).

The Council is specified, in the First Schedule to this Act, as a body to which the Act applies.

Scott/Rose

CARRIED

 

The meeting went into public excluded session at 3.25pm and out of public excluded session at 3.55pm

 

Closure:

There being no further business the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 3.55pm on Wednesday, 16 November 2011.

 

Signed as a true and correct record.

 

 

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