Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board

MINUTES

 

Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board held in the Keith Willis Lounge, Coronation Hall, 97 Gordon Road, Mosgiel on Thursday 28 November 2019, commencing at 2.00 pm

 

PRESENT

 

Chairperson

Joy Davis

 

Deputy Chairperson

Dean McAlwee

 

 

Members

Phillipa Bain

Martin Dillon

 

Cr Carmen Houlahan

Brian Peat

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

Robert West (Group Manager, Parks and Recreation)

 

 

Governance Support Officer                  Wendy Collard

 

 

 

1          Public Forum

There was no Public Forum.   

 

2          Apologies

There were no apologies.

 

3          Confirmation of agenda

 

 

Moved (Joy Davis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:

 

Confirms the agenda without addition or alteration

 

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/078)

 

 

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.

 

Councillor Houlahan provided an update to her interest register.

 

 

Moved (Joy Davis/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:

 

a)     Amends the Elected Members' Interest Register; and

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

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/079)

 

5          Confirmation of Minutes

5.1       Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting - 7 November 2019

 

Moved (Phillipa Bain/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:

 

Confirms the minutes of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting held on 07 November 2019 with the amendment as agreed.

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/080)

    

Part A Reports

6          Naming of a new road off Dundee Road, Mosgiel

 

A report from Transport sought support from the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board on the proposed naming of a new road off Dundee Road, Mosgiel, as part of the Highland Park Subdivision.

The report noted that the new road name proposed by the developer is ‘Silverdale Place’, and it complied with the DCC Road Naming Policy.

 

Moved (Joy Davis/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:

 

a)     Supports naming of a new road off Dundee Road, Mosgiel, within the Highland Park Subdivision as ‘Silverdale Place’.

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/081)

 

7          Naming of a new road off Holyhead Street, Outram

 

This report seeks support from the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board on the proposed naming of a new road off Holyhead Street, Outram, as part of the Balmoral development by Balmoral Developments (Outram) Ltd.

The new road names proposed by the developer are ‘Frank Ferguson Place’ or ‘Franks Place’, and they both comply with the DCC Road Naming Policy.

 

Moved (Martin Dillon/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:

 

a)         Did not support the naming of a new road off Holyhead Street, Outram, within the Balmoral development as ‘Frank Ferguson Place’ or ‘Franks Place’.

b)     Suggested to Council that  ‘Ferguson Place’ be considered as an alternative .

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/082) with Phillipa Bain recording her vote against

 

8          Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board Action List Report

 

A report from Civic provided an update to the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board on its Action List:

·         Memorial Park Playground.  Robert West provided an update on the playground maintenance work programme and the Play Spaces Strategy.  It was agreed that a list would be provided which showed the priority rating for playgrounds within the Board’s area.

·         East Taieri Dog Park.  Mr West advised that the work would be undertaken once ground conditions had improved.

·         Cemetery Road.  The Board expressed concern that the extension of concrete sleepers from the bridge to East Taieri School would not be undertaken until 2021.  They requested that consideration of a temporary solution be given as the school children use this route to get to and from school as there is no defined footpath area.

 

 

Moved (Dean McAlwee/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:

 

a)     Amends the Action List as discussed

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/083)

 

9          Governance Support Officer's Report

 

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

a)         Project Fund

b)        Community Board Executive Committee. 

c)         Community Hall Management

d)        Meeting Schedule 2020.  Following discussion, it was agreed that the Board would hold its meetings on a Wednesday commencing at 5.00 pm.

e)        Saddle Hill Quarry

f)         Remuneration

g)         Round the Board - OAR FM programme.  Following discussion, the Board requested statistical information on listener base in the Mosgiel Taieri area such as number of listeners.

h)        Keep Dunedin Beautiful

i)          Correspondence

 

 

Moved (Martin Dillon/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:

a)            Appoints a Phillipa Bain to the Keep Dunedin Beautiful Committee

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/084)

 

 

Moved (Dean McAlwee/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:

a)       Agrees the first meeting for 2020 will be held on 5 February at 5.00 pm in the Downes Room, Mosgiel Library.

b)      Agrees that the Board meeting would be held on a Wednesday commencing at
5.00 pm.

c)       Agrees that the Board would not being nominating a Board member to the Community Board Executive Committee.

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/085)

 

 

Following discussion on the “Round the Boards” – OAR FM programme, the Board requested further information on the radio audience statistics in the Board’s area.  It was agreed that the item would lay on the table until the Board’s next meeting.

 

 

Moved (Phillipa Bain/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:

 

a)     Notes the Governance Support Officer’s Report

b)     Notes the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board remuneration for 2019/20 year.

c)     Lays consideration of the proposed OAR FM programme for Community Boards on the table.

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/086)

 

10        Chairperson's Report

 

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

Hawk and Hurl Event – this was being held on Saturday, 15 February 2020 from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm at the Outram Reserve.

Safe Accessways.

Aurora Energy - “Your Network Your Say” community drop-in session held in Mosgiel on Tuesday, 26 November 2019.

 

Moved (Joy Davis/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:

 

a)     Notes the Chairperson’s update

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/087)

 

11        Council Activities

 

Councillor Carmen Houlahan will provide an update on matters of interest to the Board which included Councillor induction.

Following discussion, it was agreed that a bus tour of the Board’s area would be undertaken in February 2020.

 

Moved (Joy Davis/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:

a)       Notes the Council Activities Update.

Motion carried (MTCB/2019/088)

 

 


 

 

12        Items for consideration by the Chair

 

Brian Peat requested the following items be considered:

a)              Cycle Trail to Mosgiel

b)             Traffic flows along Gordon Road

c)              Silverstream Stream Track maintenance

d)             Welcome Mosgiel signage

 

 

 

 

The meeting concluded at 3.37 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON