14 July 2022
OF Far North District Council
Extraordinary Council Meeting
HELD Virtually via Microsoft Teams
ON Thursday, 14 July 2022 AT 10:02 am
PRESENT: Deputy Mayor Ann Court, Cr David Clendon, Cr Dave Collard, Cr Felicity Foy, Cr Mate Radich, Cr Rachel Smith, Cr Kelly Stratford, Cr Moko Tepania, Cr John Vujcich
IN ATTENDANCE: Belinda Ward (Bay of Islands-Whangaroa Community Board), Blair King (Chief Executive Officer), Andy Finch (General Manager Infrastructure and Asset Management), Darren Edwards (General Manager Strategic Planning and Policy)
STAFF PRESENT: Caroline Wilson (District Administration Manager), Patrick Smith (Te Hono Manager), Ruben Garcia (Communications Manager), Casey Gannon (Project Manager), Emma Healey (Executive Officer), Shayne Storey (Community Development Advisor), Toni Kana (Strategic Planning & Policy Support Officer), Marlema Baker (Democracy Advisor), Joshna Panday (Democracy Advisor), Rhonda-May Whiu (Democracy Advisor)
1 Karakia Timatanga / Opening Prayer
Councillor Rachel Smith commenced the meeting with a karakia.
Moved: Cr Ann Court
Seconded: Cr Rachel Smith
That the apology received from Mayor John Carter and Te Hiku Community Board Chair Adele Gardner be accepted and leave of absence granted.
Note: Deputy Mayor Ann Court passed on the Council’s sincere and heartfelt prayers and condolences to His Worship the Mayor John Carter on the loss of his brother Bruce.
The Council meeting held a moment of silence in respect.
There were no deputations.
RESOLUTION TO EXCLUDE THE PUBLIC
Moved: Cr Ann Court
Seconded: Cr Mate Radich
That the public be excluded from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.
The general subject matter of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48 of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:
Councillor Moko Tepania closed the meeting with a karakia.
7 Meeting Close
The meeting closed at 10:50 am.
The minutes of this meeting will be confirmed at the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 11 August 2022.