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 28 July 2021, commencing at 5.00 pm





Joy Davis


Deputy Chairperson

Dean McAlwee




Phillipa Bain

Martin Dillon


Cr Carmen Houlahan

Brian Miller




Scott MacLean (Group Manager Parks and Recreation)


Governance Support Officer                 Clare Sullivan Manager Governance




The Board acknowledged the service of Wendy Collard, Governance Support Officer and Jeanine Benson (Group Manager Transport).                                                                                                                     

1         Public Forum

1.1      East Taieri Memorial Wall


Mrs Van Zyl provided an update on matters regarding the siting of a Memorial wall in the East Taieri cemetery.   Mrs Van Zyl responded to questions.


1.2      Wingatui and Factory Roads Roundabout


Frank Cochrane spoke to his concerns regarding the Wingatui and Factory Road roundabout.  He also requested the board hold a question and answer session. Mr Cochrane responded to questions.


1.3      Policing Matters


Sergeant John Cunningham, New Zealand Police provided an update on policing matters in the Board’s area and responded to questions.



2         Apologies

An apology was recevied from Brian Peat.


           Moved (Phillipa Bain/Martin Dillon):

           That the Board:


           Accepts the apology from Brian Peat.


           Motion carried


3         Confirmation of agenda






Moved (Cr Carmen Houlahan/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:


Confirms the agenda with the following alterations


a)       That item 12 be withdrawn, pursuant to Standing Order 9.9 as the Developer has adopted names from the approved Road Names.

b)      That item 13, The Keeping of Animals (Excluding Dogs) and Birds Bylaw Review be taken after item 5.

           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.


Cr Houlahan declared that she has been appointed as a member of the  Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society.



Moved (Joy Davis/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:


a)     Amends the Elected Members' Interest Register; and

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

Motion carried


5         Confirmation of Minutes

5.1      Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting - 9 June 2021


Moved (Cr Carmen Houlahan/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:


Confirms the minutes of the Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board meeting held on 9 June 2021 as a correct record with an amendment to item 11 - the letter to be sent to NZ Police.

           Motion carried


Part A Reports

13       The Keeping of Animals (excluding Dogs) and Birds Bylaw Review


Anne Gray (Policy Analyst – Regulatory) and Tanya Morrison (Environmental Health Officer) provided an overview in The Keeping of Animals (Excluding Dogs) and Birds Bylaw Review and responded to questions.  Consultation on a proposed amended bylaw will occur later in the year.  



6         Governance Support Officer's Report


The Governance Support Officer provided an update on activities relevant to the Board’s area.


The Board noted that it intended to make submission on the Representation Review once the document is out for consultation.   



Moved (Martin Dillon/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:


Notes the Governance Support Officer’s Report.

Motion carried (MTCB/2021/028)



7         Board Updates


Board members provided updates on activities which included:


1         Keep Dunedin Beautiful (KDB)

Phillipa Bain noted that recent projects included the Keep Dunedin Beautiful Awards, Plastics Free July, and reminded members that there is a Neighbourhood Matching Grant Scheme available for community projects. Ms Bain will raise the issue of a “rural roads clean-up rubbish day.”  


2         Friends of the Mosgiel Memorial Gardens

Brian Miller provided an update on the group and raised an issue of receiving information.  Staff will follow up.


3         Celebrating Local Excellence on the Taieri Project

Joy Davis provided an update on the project and noted that further information will be provided at the next board meeting. 


4         Hawk n Hurl

           Dean McAlwee advised that the event will be rescheduled until October 2021.


5         Mosgiel Coronation Hall

Dean McAlwee noted that no meeting had been held.


6         Mosgiel Business Association

Joy Davis and Cr Carmen Houlahan noted that they are in contact with various business owners and when the group meets next they will provide an update.


7         Mosgiel Aquatic Project Team

Brian Miller noted concerns about the regulatory process.


8         Mosgiel and Taieri Emergency Group.

Joy Davis provided a verbal update.


9         Outram Emergency Group.

Dean McAlwee provided a verbal update.


10       Silverstream Plantings

An update will be provided at the next meeting.


11-      Social Media

Joy Davis provided an update.


13       Community Engagement

Board members may make time to be available in the library on a Wednesday evening to engage with the public.



Moved (Phillipa Bain/Martin Dillon):

That the Board:


a)     Notes the Board Updates.

Motion carried (MTCB/2021/029)


8         Chairperson's Report



The Chairperson provided an update on matters of interest.




Moved (Joy Davis/Phillipa Bain):

That the Board:


Notes the Chairperson’s update

           Motion carried MTCB/2021/030


9         Council Activities


Councillor Carmen Houlahan provided an update on the activities of Council.  





Moved (Cr Carmen Houlahan/Dean McAlwee):

That the Board:


Notes the Council Activities Update.

           Motion carried MTCB/2021/031


10       Community Plan



Any updates will  be considered at the next meeting of the Board.



11       Items for consideration by the Chair


The Board requested updates on the following matters;

Smooth Hill

Correct spelling of road names

Outram drainage system



12       naming of new road off cemetery Road east Taieri



This item was withdrawn.



The meeting concluded at 6.36 pm.