Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board



Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board held in the Downes Room, Mosgiel Service Centre, Hartstonge Avenue, Mosgiel on Wednesday 21 November 2018, commencing at 12.00 pm





Sarah Davie-Nitis






Phillipa Bain

Martin Dillon


Dean McAlwee

Maurice Prendergast







Kristy Rusher (Chief Legal Officer) and Hjarne Poulsen (Transport Engineering and Road Safety Team Leader)


Governance Support Officer       Wendy Collard




1       Public Forum

There was no Public Forum.   


2       Apologies

Apologies were received from Joy Davis and Councillor Mike Lord.


Moved: Sarah Davie-Nitis/Phillipa Bain


That the Board:


Accepts the apologies from Joy Davis and Councillor Mike Lord.


Motion carried



3       Confirmation of agenda



Moved (Sarah Davie-Nitis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


Confirms the agenda without addition or alteration.


Motion carried (MTCB/2018/074)



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 (Phillipa Bain/Maurice Prendergast):

That the Board:


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

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

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/075)


5       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1    Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting - 3 October 2018


Moved (Dean McAlwee/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


Confirms the minutes of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting held on 3 October 2018 as a correct record.


Motion carried (MTCB/2018/076)


Part A Reports

6       Saddle Hill Quarry Update


The Resource Consents Manager (Alan Worthington) provided an update on the Saddle Hill Quarry and responded to questions from the Board.


7       2019 Meeting Schedule


A report from Civic provided a proposed schedule of meetings for 2019.  It was agreed that the date of the first meeting will be changed from 7 February 2019 to Tuesday, 5 February 2019.


Moved (Sarah Davie-Nitis/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:


a)     Adopts the schedule of meetings for 2019, with the change of date from 7 February 2019 to 5 February 2019.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/077)


8       Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board Action List Report


This report provided an update to the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board on its Action List.

Parks and Recreation

·                Memorial Park playground.  Following discussion, it was suggested that a tunnel could be installed through the mound of existing earth.

·                Picnic Table, Murray Street.  It was agreed that staff be approached to ensure that Council would be able to install the picnic table.


·                Factory Road.  The Board requested that an update be provided on the resealing of Factory Road between Renton and Centre Roads.

·                Encroachment onto Road Reserve.  It was noted that residents should ring the Council’s Customer Service Centre on 03 477 400 or email to lodge concerns regarding overhanging vegetation.

·                Gordon Road reseal.  The Board noted its concerns regarding the impact that the resealing of Gordon Road would have on the local businesses. 

·                Church and Wickliffe Street intersection.  Phillipa Bain advised that the reinstatement of the yellow stopping lines had not been done.



Moved (Sarah Davie-Nitis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


a)     Amends the Action List as appropriate.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/078)


9       Governance Support Officer's Report


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

a)     Project Fund

b)     Transport Update

c)     Speed Limit Bylaw Amendment 9 submission



Moved (Sarah Davie-Nitis/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the Governance Support Officer's Report.

b)     Endorses the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board’s submission to the Dunedin City Council Speed Limit Bylaw Amendment 9.

C)     Endorses the Mosgiel Safe Accessways Project proposed workshop overview and draft project outline.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/079)


10     Chairperson's Report


A report from the Chairperson updated the Board on matters of interest since the previous meeting which included:

a)         Mosgiel Library. 

b)        Notice of Requirement for the Mosgiel Community and Recreation area.  Martin Dillon provides a background to the designation.



Moved (Sarah Davie-Nitis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the Chairperson's report.

b)     Authorises the Chair to write a submission on the “Notice of Requirement” for the Mosgiel Community and Recreation area and submit the submission following email confirmation from the Board.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/080)


11     Board Projects



1      Grants Update

The next round will close on 28 February 2019.  It was noted that the advertisements would need to be placed at the beginning of February 2019.


2      Pride in our Place


a)    Silverstream Valley Beautification Project – Sarah Davie-Nitis advised that 350 native plants might be available for planting in May/June 2019. 

b)    Taieri Bloke Shed garden seat installation – It was agreed that the location for the garden seat should be along Hagart-Alexander Drive opposite the intersection with High Street, Mosgiel.

Phillipa Bain tabled and spoke to the proposal for “Pride in our Place 2019”.  She responded to questions from the Board.




Moved (Phillipa Bain/Maurice Prendergast):

That the Board:

a)         Approves expenditure of up to $550.00 from the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board’s discretionary fund for the “Pride in our Place 2019” project.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/081)



c)     Dog Poo Disposal Bins- Following discussion, the Board requested an update on the proposed locations of the new bins. 


3      The Taieri Heritage Schools Project

It was noted that the school works would be displayed at the Mosgiel Library from 26 November to 7 December 2018. 


4      Memorial Park Revitalisation

The Board noted that a plan was being formatted.


5      Big Blue Wall Mural

No update.  Clinton Chambers from the Mosgiel Business Association will be progressing this project.


6      Safe Pedestrian and Cycle accessways

An update had been provided under the Governance Support Officer’s report.


7      Celebrating Local Excellence on the Taieri Project

Sarah David-Nitis provided an update on the project.


8      Mosgiel and Taieri Emergency Response Group Activities

        Sarah Davie-Nitis provided an update and advised the “Community Emergency Response Guide” for the Mosgiel Taieri area has been completed and was available as an online resource via the following link 


9      The Taieri Heritage Trail

        Sarah Davie-Nitis provided an update which included a meeting that she had had with staff.  Following discussion, it was agreed that the Board would hold a workshop to discuss further expansion of the project.


10    Beautification (Planter Boxes)

        Phillipa Bain provided an update


11    Playgrounds Brochure

        It was noted that a proposal would be presented to the Board’s next meeting.



Moved (Phillipa Bain/Maurice Prendergast):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the updates.

c)     Endorses the Taieri Heritage Trail Project brief and agrees that a workshop would be held in the new year.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/082)


12     Board Updates


Board members to provided updates on activities including:

1      Keep Dunedin Beautiful (KDB)

        No update was provided


2      Mosgiel Coronation Hall

        No update was provided


3      Mosgiel Business Association

        Sarah Davie-Nitis advised that the Christmas Tree for Mosgiel would be installed on 24/25 November 2018.


4      Proposed Taieri Aquatic Facilities

        Martin Dillon commented that the “Build the Pool” campaign was currently underway and well supported.


5      Festival of the Plain

        Sarah Davie-Nitis commented that the Party in the Park was being held on
24 February 2019.




Moved (Martin Dillon/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the updates.

Motion carried (MTCB/2018/083)


13     Items for consideration by the Chair


No items were identified for consideration






The meeting concluded at 2.03 pm