Regional Council

Open Minutes

Commencing:             Tuesday 5 September 2023, 1.30 pm

Venue:                         Council Chambers, Regional House, 1 Elizabeth Street, Tauranga and via Zoom

Chairperson:               Chairman Doug Leeder

Deputy Chairperson:  Deputy Chairperson Jane Nees

Members:                    Cr Malcolm Campbell

Cr Stuart Crosby

Cr Toi Kai Rākau Iti – via Zoom

Cr Kat Macmillan

Cr Ron Scott

Cr Ken Shirley

Cr Lyall Thurston – via Zoom

Cr Andrew von Dadelszen

Cr Te Taru White

Cr Kevin Winters

In Attendance:            Fiona McTavish – Chief Executive (for part of the meeting), Yvonne Tatton – Principal Adviser, Gillian Gibson – Consultant (via Zoom)

Apologies:                  Cr Matemoana McDonald

Cr Paula Thompson

 

1.     Apologies

Resolved

That the Regional Council:

1          Accepts the apologies from Cr Matemoana McDonald and Cr Paula Thompson for absence tendered at the meeting.

Nees/Winters

CARRIED

 

2.     Declaration of Conflicts of Interest

None declared.

3.     Public Excluded Section

Resolved

Resolution to exclude the public

1        Excludes the public from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting as set out below:

The general subject 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(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

Item No.

Subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Grounds under Section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

When the item can be released into the public

3.1

Chief Executive’s 2022-2023 annual performance review

Withholding the information is necessary to protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of deceased natural persons.

48(1)(a)(i) Section 7 (2)(a).

To remain in public excluded.

3.2

Chief Executive’s 2023-2024 performance agreement and development plan

Making the information available would be likely to endanger the safety of any person.

48(1)(a)(i) Section 6 (b).

To remain in public excluded.

3.3

Chief Executive’s 2023-2024 remuneration review

Withholding the information is necessary to protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of deceased natural persons.

48(1)(a)(i) Section 7 (2)(a).

To remain in public excluded.

2          That Gillian Gibson - Consultant be permitted to stay in the public excluded section of the meeting due to her knowledge of the matter under discussion, being items 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3;

3          That the meeting adjourn and reconvene at 2.00 pm in the public excluded section.

Nees/Winters

CARRIED

 

3.20 pm – the meeting closed.

 

 

 

 

 

Confirmed                                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                         Chairman Doug Leeder

Chairperson, Regional Council