Regulatory Compliance Committee Meeting Minutes Unconfirmed

5 September 2022

 

   MINUTES OF Far North District Council
Regulatory Compliance Committee Meeting
HELD AT THE
Council Chamber, Memorial Avenue, Kaikohe
ON
Monday, 5 September 2022 AT 10:30 am

PRESENT:              Chairperson Kelly Stratford, Deputy Chairperson Dave Collard, Cr David Clendon, Cr Rachel Smith, Cr John Vujcich, Member Belinda Ward, Member Mike Te Wake.

IN ATTENDANCE: Roger Ackers (Acting General Manager Strategic Planning and Policy), Dean Myburgh (General Manager – District Services)

STAFF PRESENT: Rochelle Deane (Manager – Environmental Services), Greg Wilson (Manager – District Services), Marlema Baker (Democracy Advisor).

 

1            Karakia TimatAnga – Opening Prayer

Chairperson Kelly Stratford commenced the meeting and opened with a karakia.

2            Ngā Whakapāha Me Ngā Pānga Mema / Apologies and Declarations of Interest

2.1         Apologies and Declarations of interest

Resolution  2022/14

Moved:       Cr Rachel Smith

Seconded:  Member Belinda Ward

That the apologies from His Worship the Mayor and Deputy Mayor Ann Court and a leave of absence be granted.

Carried

3            Ngā Tono Kōrero / Deputation

Nil

4            Confirmation of Previous Minutes

4.1         Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Agenda item 4.1 document number A3859697, pages 10 - 14 refers

Resolution  2022/15

Moved:       Cr Rachel Smith

Seconded:  Deputy Chairperson Dave Collard

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee confirms that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held 07 June 2022 are a true and correct record.

Carried

 

5            Reports

5.1         Parking Enforcement

Agenda item 5.1 document number A3809557, pages 15 - 19 refers

Resolution  2022/16

Moved:       Member Belinda Ward

Seconded:  Cr Rachel Smith

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee;

a)      recommend that Council continue the trial period of enforcing stationary vehicle Warrants of Fitness and Registration offences across the district for a further 12 months to 30 June 2023

b)     and that partnership opportunities be pursued to address road safety and resourcing issues.

Abstained:       Cr David Clendon

Carried

Note:

That partnership opportunities with Waka Kotahi be explored for enforcement.

 

5.2         Expressions of Interest for Independent Hearings Commissioners

Agenda item 5.2 document number A3858589, pages 20 - 36 refers

Resolution  2022/17

Moved:       Cr Rachel Smith

Seconded:  Member Belinda Ward

That pursuant section 34A(1) of the Resource Management Act 1991 Council delegates the following powers to the persons listed in the attached schedule of ‘Commissioners with ‘Making good decisions’ certification (Appendix 1). The powers to:

a)      hear and determine resource consent applications (including but not limited to a change or cancellation of a condition/s; determinations for the requirement for a hearing, and extending or waiving compliance with a time limit up to the maximum period specified in the Act; the power to decline processing of an application or the consideration of a submission; determining that the Environment Court decide an application for resource consent; and directing an applicant or submitter to provide briefs of evidence/further information prior to hearing); notices of requirement; and objections under sections 357, 357A and 357B of the Act;

b)     extend or confirm existing use rights;

c)      determine that an activity is permitted;  

d)     make recommendations on public and private plan changes; and

e)      make recommendations to amend a plan or proposed plan to remove duplication or conflict with a national environmental standard; and

f)       that this list be reviewed within 6 months.

Carried

At 11:26 am, Cr Rachel Smith returned to the meeting. At 11:28 am, Cr Rachel Smith left the meeting.

6            Information Reports

6.1         Draft Regulatory Compliance Work Programme 2022/23

Agenda item 6.1 document number A3814543, pages 37 - 40 refers

Resolution  2022/18

Moved:       Member Belinda Ward

Seconded:  Chairperson Kelly Stratford

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee;

a)      receive the report Draft Regulatory Compliance Work Programme for further consideration, as part of Council and Committee arrangements by the incoming Council; and that

b)     monitoring of the 3 Waters Compliance and Abatement Notices are included in the recommended Regulatory Compliance Work Programme 2022/23.

Carried

 

6.2         Update Report: Environmental Services Monitoring and Compliance

Agenda item 6.2 document number A3830900, pages 41 - 44 refers

Resolution  2022/19

Moved:       Cr Rachel Smith

Seconded:  Chairperson Kelly Stratford

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee

a)      receive the report Update Report: Environmental Services Monitoring and Compliance

b)     and that the Committee recommends the CE undertake a review of the monitoring resource to ensure we are meeting policy commitments, statutory obligations and public expectations.

Carried

 

6.3         Annual Report on Dog Control Policy and Practices 2021/2022

Agenda item 6.3 document number A3830902, pages 45 - 58 refers

Resolution  2022/20

Moved:       Cr John Vujcich

Seconded:  Deputy Chair Dave Collard

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee receive the report Annual Report on Dog Control Policy and Practices 2021/2022.

Carried

 

6.4         Building Consent Authority and Building Compliance Update

Agenda item 6.4 document number A3860195, pages 59 - 72 refers

Resolution  2022/21

Moved:       Chairperson Kelly Stratford

Seconded:  Cr Rachel Smith

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee receive the report Building Consent Authority and Building Compliance Update.

Carried

 

6.5         Regulatory Compliance Committee Action Sheet Update June 2022

Agenda item 6.5 document number A3859708, pages 73 - 73 refers

Resolution  2022/22

Moved:       Cr Rachel Smith

Seconded:  Member Belinda Ward

That the Regulatory Compliance Committee receive the report Action Sheet Update June  2022.

Carried

7            Karakia Whakamutunga – Closing Prayer

Chairperson Kelly Stratford closed the meeting with a karakia

8            tE kAPINGA hUI / Meeting Close

The meeting closed at 12:22 pm.

 

The minutes of this meeting will be confirmed as soon as practicable at the Regulatory Compliance Committee Meeting in the new triennium .

 

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CHAIRPERSON