MINUTES OF A meeting of the Regional Council

 

Date: Wednesday 14 August 2013

 

Time: 9.00am

 

Venue:

Council Chamber

Hawke's Bay Regional Council

159 Dalton Street

NAPIER

 

Present: A J Dick

T Gilbertson

N Kirton

E McGregor

L Remmerswaal

K Rose

C Scott

M Douglas

F Wilson - Chairman

 

In Attendance: M Mohi Chairman Maori Committee

E Lambert Interim Chief Executive

P Drury Group Manager Corporate Services

L Hooper Governance & Corporate Administration Manager

 

 


1. Welcome/Prayer/Apologies/Notices

The Chairman welcomed all present to the meeting, and Councillor Scott offered the prayer.

There were no apologies, nor notices.

 

2. Conflict of Interest Declarations

There were no conflict of interest declarations.

3. Confirmation of Minutes of the Regional Council Meeting Held on 31 July 2013

RC61/13

Resolution

Minutes of the Regional Council Meeting held on Wednesday, 31 July 2013, a copy having been circulated prior to the meeting, were taken as read and confirmed as a true and accurate record.

Scott/McGregor

CARRIED

 

4. Matters Arising From the Minutes of the Regional Council Meeting Held on Wednesday 31 July 2013

Note was made, that future Action Items reports will have any emails sent to Councillors containing information appended to the attached list.

There were no further matters arising from the minutes.

 

5.

Call for General Business Items

 

Cr Dick East Coast Rail

 

6.

General Business

 

There were no items of General Business raised.

Item

Topic

Councillor / Staff

1.

East Coast short rail line proposition proceeding well and Cr Dick will be attending a critical meeting with Kiwirail this coming Friday.

Cr Dick

 

 

7.

Sale of Napier Leasehold Land Cash Flows

RC62/13

Resolution

That Council excludes the public from this section of the meeting, being Agenda Item 7 Sale of Napier Leasehold Land Cash Flows 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

Sale of Napier Leasehold Land Cash Flows

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.

 

Douglas/Rose

CARRIED

 

 

 

The meeting went into public excluded session at 9.10am and out of public excluded session at 9.55am

 

Closure:

There being no further business the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9.55am on Wednesday, 14 August 2013.

 

Signed as a true and correct record.

 

 

 

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