Council wrap - 15 December
The final full Council meeting for 2022 took place this morning, 15 December.
Here is a wrap of the meeting:
- The Council confirmed the decisions from the Te Puna Kōrero meeting from 1 December
- It agreed to extend the lease for the Trust Porirua Brass Band for a short period before considering the paper on a longer lease extension early next year when there is more information about the band’s options to find a new premises, and Council’s plans for the location
- Council also agreed for a review of the Reserve Management Plan for Arnold Park and Titahi Bay Beach reserves to be done, which will include public consultation, beginning early next year
- Public consultation was also agreed on to learn about different opportunities for future use of Tireti Hall in Titahi Bay
- Council agreed to proceed with the development of a new Wellington Region Waste Management and Minimisation plan, which will cover the period from 2023-2029
- And finally, Council agreed to adopt the draft Wellington Region Triennial Agreement 2022-25, which needs to be entered into by 1 March after each local body election.
There were three different speakers during the public forum:
- A resident who has lived on Kahu Rd in Paremata for 18 years spoke to the Council about her concerns about drivers speeding around a sharp corner on the road
- Dennis Makalio spoke on behalf of the Mongrel Mob about their desire to include gang insignia on headstones at Whenua Tapu Cemetery
- The Porirua Brass Band chair spoke in support of Council reviewing and extending the lease of their building.
You can read the agenda and full reports at poriruacity.govt.nz/meetings or watch the livestream of the meeting here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm33u63_obs&list=PL0COG4gbk0tPfy1qd1PdNRlklIUSkQzKh&index=1
On the meetings page of our website you can also see what meetings are coming up, with agendas posted a few days before each meeting. The public is welcome to attend most meetings and they are also livestreamed.
15 Dec 2022