Regional Transport Committee

9 December 2020

Regional Transport Committee Minutes

 

Meeting held in the Council Chamber

36 Water Street, Whangārei

on Wednesday 9 December 2020, commencing at 9.30am

 

 

Present:

NRC Councillor Rick Stolwerk (Chair)

NRC Councillor Justin Blaikie

FNDC Councillor Ann Court

WDC Councillor Greg Martin

KDC Councillor David Wills

NZTA Representative Mr Steve Mutton

 

In Attendance:

GM Customer Services & Community Resilience, Tony Phipps

NRC/NTA Transport Manager, Chris Powell

Committee Secretary, Evania Arani

NTA General Manager, Calvin Thomas

NTA Strategy & Planning Manager, Jeff Devine

FNDC Infrastructure & Asset Manager GM, Andy Finch

NRC/NTA Transport Strategic Planning Officer, Sharlene Selkirk

NRC Policy Specialist, Michael Payne

NRC/NTA Transport Project Officer, Ian Crayton-Brown

KDC, Greg Monteith

NZ Police, Terry Phillips

Northland Road Safety Trust, Ashley Johnston

NZTA, Jacqui Hori-Hoult

NZTA staff members

 

The Chair declared the meeting open at 9.30am.

Apologies (Ngā whakapahā) (Item 1.0)

There were no apologies.

Declarations of Conflicts of Interest (Nga whakapuakanga) (Item 2.0)

It was advised that members should make declarations item-by-item as the meeting progressed.

 

Confirmation of Minutes - 14 October 2020 (Item 4.1)

ID: A1387114

Report from Evania Arani, Executive Assistant Customer Services - Community Resilience

Moved (Court/Wills)

That the minutes of the Regional Transport Committee meeting held on 14 October 2020 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

Carried

 

Northland Regional Land Transport Plan 2018-2021 Funding Uptake (Item 5.1)

ID: A1389208

Report from Chris Powell, Transport Manager - Northland Transport Alliance

Moved (Court/Wills)

That the report ‘Northland Regional Land Transport Plan 2018-2021 Funding Uptake’ by Chris Powell, Transport Manager - Northland Transport Alliance and dated 24 November 2020, be received.

Carried

 

Northland Road Safety Update (Item 6.1)

ID: A1389262

Report from Ian Crayton-Brown, Transport Projects Officer

Moved (Blaikie/Martin)

That the report ‘Northland Road Safety Update’ by Ian Crayton-Brown, Transport Projects Officer and dated 24 November 2020, be received.

Carried

 

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Update (Item 6.2)

ID: A1391780

Report from Steve Mutton, NZTA - Director Regional Relationships Upper North Island

Moved (Court/Martin)

That the report ‘Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Update’ by Steve Mutton, NZTA - Director Regional Relationships Upper North Island and dated 1 December 2020, be received.

Carried

 

Meeting schedule for 2021 (Item 6.3)

ID: A1391802

Report from Evania Arani, Executive Assistant Customer Services - Community Resilience

Moved (Martin/Blaikie)

That the report ‘Meeting schedule for 2021’ by Evania Arani, Executive Assistant Customer Services - Community Resilience and dated 1 December 2020, be received.

Carried

 

Request to vary the Regional Land Transport Plan 2015-2021 (Item 7.1)

ID: A1391078

Report from Chris Powell, Transport Manager - Northland Transport Alliance

Moved (Wills/Blaikie)

1.         That the report ‘Request to vary the Regional Land Transport Plan 2015-2021’ by Chris Powell, Transport Manager - Northland Transport Alliance and dated 27 November 2020, be received.

2.         That the Regional Transport Committee approves the request to vary the Regional Land Transport Plan 2015/21 to include the following project:

Kaipara District Council

·     Mangawhai Network Operating Framework (NOF) - $125,000

Carried

 

Regional Land Transport Plan and Regional Public Transport Plan - Progress Report (Item 7.2)

ID: A1389499

Report from Chris Powell, Transport Manager - Northland Transport Alliance

Moved (Martin/Court)

1.         That the report ‘Regional Land Transport Plan and Regional Public Transport Plan - Progress Report ’ by Chris Powell, Transport Manager - Northland Transport Alliance and dated 24 November 2020, be received.

2.         That the Regional Transport Committee approve the proposal to use a “OneDrive” file for recommended changes and comments to be made directly into the Draft Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-2027 and Regional Public Transport Plan.

3.         That the Regional Transport Committee approve the use of the proposed Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-2027 financial spreadsheets.

4.         That the Regional Transport Committee approve the inclusion of the financial spreadsheet containing “Non-subsidised Programmes and Projects” in the Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-2027.

5.         That the Regional Transport Committee approve the proposed consultation process as detailed in this report.

Carried

  

Conclusion

The meeting concluded at 10.35am.