Saddle Hill Community Board

MINUTES

 

Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Saddle Hill Community Board held in the Village Green Cafe; Main Road, Fairfield, Dunedin on Thursday 18 March 2021, commencing at 1.00 pm

 

PRESENT

 

Chairperson

Scott Weatherall

 

Deputy Chairperson

Paul Weir

 

 

Members

Christina McBratney

Keith McFadyen

 

John Moyle

Cr Jules Radich

 

Leanne Stenhouse

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

David Bainbridge-Zafar, Group Manager Property Services; Louise van de Vlierd (Manager Visitors Centre), Malcolm Anderson (City Marketing Manager) and Sarah Bramhall (Public Relations and Promotions Advisor)

 

Governance Support Officer                  Lynne Adamson

 

 

 

1          Public Forum

There was no Public Forum.   

 

2          Apologies

             There were no apologies.

 

3          Confirmation of agenda

 

 

Moved (Scott Weatherall/Cr Jules Radich):

That the Board:

 

Confirms the agenda without addition or alteration

 

Motion carried

 

 

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 (Scott Weatherall/Paul Weir):

That the Board:

 

a)     Notes the Elected Members' Interest Register; and

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

Motion carried

 

5          Confirmation of Minutes

5.1       Saddle Hill Community Board meeting - 18 February 2021

 

Moved (Scott Weatherall/Cr Jules Radich):

That the Board:

 

Confirms the minutes of the Saddle Hill Community Board meeting held on 18 February 2021 as a correct record.

             Motion carried

    

Part A Reports

6          Dunedin Destination Plan

 

Louise van de Vlierd (Manager Visitors Centre), Malcolm Anderson (City Marketing Manager) and Sarah Bramhall (Public Relations and Promotions Advisor), Enterprise Dunedin provided a presentation on the Dunedin Destination Plan and responded to questions.

The Board spoke about the popularity of the Southern Scenic route, the increase of cyclists and freedom campers in the area and commented that infrastructure needed to support the increased number of visitors to the area.  The Board commented that the Otago Peninsula was widely marketed yet there was a lot of wildlife on the southern scenic route also.  

Following further discussion, the Board commented that they would value feedback as it would help guide with the Saddle Hill Community Board Community Plan.

The Board suggested that the iSite may like to have a stand at the Brighton Gala Day which is held annually at the end of January as there is in excess of 10,000 people which attend the event.

 

7          Governance Support Officers Report

            

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

a)              Project Fund

             There was a discussion on suitable projects that may be funded from the $6,634.62 remaining in the discretionary fund.  Suggestions included funding of a mural on the concrete water structure at the Canberra Place Reserve, Waldronville; picnic tables at Ocean View; seats at Sunnyvale; tidying up the unformed track from Sunnyvale to the nearby subdivision; installation of a half sized hard court at Delta Park playground and a bike park at the Brighton Domain.

 

             It was agreed that all projects were worthy and may be considered in the next financial year .  For the current year, the Board supported the mural; picnic benches and installation of the half sized court at Delta Park playground. Paul Weir would source quotations for the Delta Park Playground and Christina McBratney would price picnic benches and liaise regarding the painting of a mural.

 

b)             Brighton Road demarcation

             The Board reiterated their required for demarcation to be put in place for the              pedestrian walkway between Green Island and Waldronville.

 

c)              Barneys Island

The Board raised concerns with the signage on Barneys Island being worn and hidden by vegetation and requested that it be replaced noting the importance of a safe habitat for penguin breeding.

 

 

Moved (Scott Weatherall/ Leanne Stenhouse):

That the Board:

a)       Approves up to $5,000.00 to be paid from the discretionary fund for the installation of a smaller sized basketball court at the Delta Park playground.

b)      Approves up to $5,000.00 to be paid from the discretionary fund for the painting of a mural on the concrete water structure at the Canberra Place Reserve, Waldronville.

c)       Notes the Governance Support Officers Report.

 

Motion carried (SHCB/2021/004)

 

8          Saddle Hill Community Board 10 year plan submission

 

The Saddle Hill Community Board 10 year plan submission was considered.

 

Moved (Scott Weatherall/Christina McBratney):

That the Board:

 

Approves the Saddle Hill Community Board 10 year plan submission with inclusion of the agreed amendments.

Motion carried (SHCB/2021/005)

 

9          Board Updates

 

Board members will provide updates on any activities undertaken on behalf of the Board or items of interest including:

a)              Keep Dunedin Beautiful

b)             Coastal Dune Regeneration Programme

c)              Waldronville Food Forest

d)             Community Response Plan

e)             Chain Hills Cycle Tunnel

f)               2GP Variation 2 submission

 

Moved (Scott Weatherall/Keith McFadyen):

That the Board:

 

a)         Notes the Board updates.

b)        Endorses the Board submission to the 2GP Variation 2.

Motion carried (SHCB/2021/006)

 

10        Chairperson's Report

 

The Chairperson (Scott Weatherall) provided an update on items of interest which included:

a)              Correspondence received from a concerned citizen regarding the speed of cars and trucks on the bottom half of Martin Road, 

b)             10 year plan local briefing will be held on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 April 2021.

c)              Kaikorai Estuary – Significant communication with ORC.

d)             Rural Roads – Creamery Road, counter and condition and McLaren Gully Road condition and Green Island Bush Road, condition.

e)             MTB track at Waldronville.

f)               MTB Track at Brighton Domain.

g)              Representation Review.

h)             Mosaic Group Grand Opening (Saturday 10 April 2021).

i)               Smooth Hill Update – media interest.

j)               Horse Paddocks at Waldronville.

k)              Brighton Domain Planting Project.

l)               Sand Dune Regeneration Programme.

m)           Civil Defence Training Day – Saturday 10 April 2021.

n)             Destination Dunedin Plan – it was agreed that the Chair would present a submission on behalf of the Board to be ratified at the next meeting.

 

 

Moved (Scott Weatherall/Paul Weir):

That the Board:

 

a)     Notes the Chairperson’s Report.

b)    Approves a submission be prepared and submitted to the Destination Dunedin Plan on behalf of the Board for ratification at the next meeting.

 

Motion carried (SHCB/2021/007)

 

11        Councillor Update

 

Councillor Jules Radich provided an update on items of interest which included:

a)              Waikouaiti Water meeting.

b)             Shaping Dunedin Transport Plan.

c)              Development Contributions Policy Change.

d)             Mosgiel Pool Plans.

e)             Dunedin City Holdings Ltd positive return.

f)               Vogel Street.

 

Moved (Cr Jules Radich/Scott Weatherall):

That the Board:

 

Notes the update from Cr Radich.

Motion carried

 

12        Items for Consideration by the Chair

 

There were no items identified.

             

The meeting concluded at 2.29 pm.

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON