Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board



Confirmed Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board held in the Keith Willis Lounge, Coronation Hall, 97 Gordon Road, Mosgiel on Wednesday 07 February 2018, commencing at 12.00 pm





Sarah Nitis


Deputy Chairperson

Joy Davis



Phillipa Bain

Martin Dillon


Cr Mike Lord

Dean McAlwee


Maurice Prendergast





Tom Dyer (Group Manager, 3 Waters), Rob West (Group Parks and Recreation), Hjarne Poulsen (Safety Team Leader, Transport), Graeme Hall (Assistant Manager, Lower South Island, NZTA) and Anne Gray (Policy Analyst)


Governance Support Officer       Wendy Collard




1       Public Forum

1.1    Ian Norris


Ian Norris addressed the meeting on his concerns regarding the fluoridation of the Mosgiel Water Supply.  Mr Norris requested that the Board ask staff for options for the Mosgiel Water Supply.

Mr Norris responded to questions on fluoridation and chlorination and the Government inquiry into the Havelock North drinking water report.



1.2    Margaret Van Zyl


Margaret Van Zyl spoke to her concerns regarding the change to the Mosgiel water supply in particular fluoridation. 



2       Apologies

There were no apologies.


3       Confirmation of agenda



Moved (Sarah Nitis/Cr Mike Lord):

That the Board:


Confirms the agenda without addition or alteration


Motion carried (MTCB/2018/001)



4       Declarations of interest

Members were reminded of the need to stand aside from decision-making when a conflict arose between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.



Moved (Sarah Nitis/Joy Davis):

That the Board:


a)     Notes if necessary the Elected Members' Interest Register attached as Attachment A; and

b)     Confirms the proposed management plan for Elected Members' Interests.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/002)


5       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1    Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting - 22 November 2017


Moved (Sarah Nitis/ Maurice Prendergast):

That the Board:


Confirms the minutes of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting held on
22 November 2017 as a correct record.


Motion carried (MTCB/2018/003)


Part A Reports

6       Introduction to Group Manager, Parks and Recreation


The Group Manager, Parks and Recreation (Robert West) was present to meet the Board and provide an update on matters of interest which included the proposed Taieri Aquatics Facility; Reserves and Beaches Bylaw; and Mosgiel cemeteries.

Mr West responded to questions on the existing capacity of the cemeteries on the Taieri.



7       Transport Update


The Safety Team Leader Transport (Hjarne Poulsen) and the Assistant Manager Lower South Island, NZTA (Graeme Hall) were in attendance to provide an update on matters of interest which included:

·                Board priorities.  Ms Nitis commented on the Board's priorities which included a "Network of accessways" Project and "Pride in our Place". 

·                Henderson Street, Wingatui.

Mr Hall provided an update on the major safety improvement on State Highway 1 between Dunedin and Mosgiel in particular the message that motorists needed to allow additional travel time and responded to questions from the Board.



8       3 Waters Update - Bore Options


The Group Manager, 3 Waters (Tom Dyer) provided an update on the change to the Mosgiel Water Supply and the health and safety reasons behind Council's decision to change from the Mosgiel bores to town supply; the current water grading of the Mosgiel bores and possible options going forward.

Mr Dyer also commented on the upgrades to the Reid Avenue and Carlyle Road pumping stations and the repair work to the water main along Factory Road by Puddle Alley.


9       Governance Support Officer's Report


A report from Civic provided an update on activities relevant to the Board's area which included:

a)     Project Fund

b)     10 Year Plan Community Engagement.  The Policy Analysist (Anne Gray) provided a background to the proposed community engagement.  Ms Gray advised that the consultation period would be from 14 March to 23 April 2018 and that the hearings would be held from 9 to 13 April 2018.

c)     Proposed Gambling and TAB Venue Policy

d)     Meeting Venues.  Following discussion, it was agreed that the following Board meetings would held:

·                2 May 2018 at Coronation Hall, Mosgiel; and

·                3 October 2017 at the Outram Rugby Football Clubrooms.

e)     Inwards Correspondence

f)     Outwards Correspondence

g)     Action List



Moved (Sarah Nitis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the Governance Support Officer's Report;

b)      Endorses the Board's submission to the proposed Gambling and TAB Venue Policy;

c)     Amends the Action List as agreed

d)     Notes the venues for the following meetings:

2 May 2018 – Coronation Hall, Mosgiel; and

3 October 2018 – Outram Rugby Football Clubrooms

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/004)


10     Chairperson's Report


A report from the Chairperson provided an update on matters of interest since the previous meeting which included:

·                Community BBQ and the opening of the fort and slides at the Mosgiel Memorial Playground.

·                Board workshop being held on 26 February 2018


Moved (Sarah Nitis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the Chairperson's report

b)     Agrees that a workshop to discuss Board projects would be held on Monday, 26 February 2018

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/005)


11     Board Updates


Board members provided updates on activities which included:

1      Keep Dunedin Beautiful (KDB)


2      Mosgiel Coronation Hall


3      Mosgiel Business Association

        Sarah Nitis (Board representative to the Committee) advised that the Mosgiel Business Association was hosting a Black Tie function dinner as part of the Festival of the Plain.  Ms Nitis commented that they had agreed to erect and dismantle the Christmas Tree from 2018 onwards and it was hoped that they would undertake a related rejuvenation project over the next year or two.


4      Proposed Taieri Aquatic Facilities

        Martin Dillon provided an update on the Taieri Community Facilities Trust activities which included the first meeting of the Mosgiel Aquatic Facility Project Advisory Panel.




5      Festival of the Plain

        It was noted that an update had been provided in the Communications and Engagement report.


6      Communications and Engagement Activities

        Joy Davis commented on the upcoming "Taieri over the Tea Leaves" events.  Ms Davis advised that the remaining a stock of Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board brochures would require some stickers with the new dates of the "Taieri over the Tea Leaves" added.  She commented that the cost for the stickers would be $30.00.



Moved (Sarah Nitis/Joy Davis):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the report.

b)      Approves expenditure of $30.00 for the stickers to be put on the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board brochures.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/006)


12     Board Projects


Board Members provided an update on Board projects which included:


1      Grants Update

It was noted that the Taieri Dramatic Society had provided a project completion form.


2      Pride in our Place

Sarah Nitis spoke to the report and provided a background to the events which included an E-waste collection day in conjunction with Cargill Enterprises.


3      The Taieri Heritage Schools Project



Moved (Sarah Nitis/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the updates

b)     Approves expenditure of up to $1,600.00 towards the "Pride in our Place" Board Project

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/007)


13     Council Activities


Councillor Mike Lord provided an update on matters of interest to the Board which included:

·                Masters Games

·                Re-opening of the Dunedin District Court

·                New Executive Leadership Team staff members.



Moved (Sarah Nitis/Maurice Prendergast):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the update from Councillor Lord


Motion carried (MTCB/2018/008)


14     Items for consideration by the Chair


There were no items for consideration.



The meeting concluded at 2.43 pm.