Minutes For NZART Council Meeting held by email, concluding 10th September 2010
Chairman: Roy Symon, ZL2KH.
ZL1UD Tony Case, ZL1PK Phil King;
ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson, ZL2HD John Andrews, ZL2MAX Max Wheatley
ZL2LS Topsy Scott, ZL3TNT Ann Fraser
ZL1TGC Vaughan Henderson apologised – he was overseas
ZL4QS John Lochhead did not apologise and did not participate
4/3 Confirmation of Minutes August 2010
4/4 Additional Agenda Items
4/5 Action Point from Friday Council meeting June 2010
04: Evan plus selected Councillors at his discretion, analyse options available to remote access data required by the treasurer.
05: ZL1PK to review all submissions and prepare a summary for the July Council net. This is to be reviewed in 1 month’s time; all councillors to reply to this via email.
08: ZL1PK to action once response received from WGN VHF Group re their Constitution.
10: ZL1TGC to report progress back to Council regarding Hibiscus Coast Progressing slowly - ongoing.
11: ZL3TNT promotion of Branch/Club facilities and meetings of amateur radio during the Rugby world cup and place in HQIL.
Action Points from Monday Council meeting June 2010
17: ZL1TGC - Add amendment of remit 6 to the NZART Constitution, lodge copy with the Registrar of Incorporated Societies and update the web.
18: ZL2HD/ZL1TGC/ZL1UD prepare a training program by Christmas 2010 and approach various people who could assist with a national examination-training program.
19: ZL1TGC/ZL2HD to prepare a paper on all Council perceived expenditure and submit to the July ‘on air’ council meeting.
20: ZL2AMJ to commence updating the NZART examination question-bank and the version of the ‘New Zealand Amateur Radio Study Guide’ on the NZART web page and report to Council on progress.
21: ZL2AMJ to prepare appropriate wording to advise all examiners on the NZART web page that the Wellington VHF Group examination system is available for examinations.
22: ZL1TGC to produce policy document for review by Council before publishing, re Digipeaters
28: ZL1TGC/Zl1UD/ZL2HD prepare a job description for the new Training Officer position. Draft Job Description being reviewed.
Action Points from August 2010 Council Meeting
01: ZL2HD: to ask Doug for a statement re this then email councillors.
This is then to be put out to members to let them know that Council has a plan relating to this proposal.
4/6 Confirmation of New Members August 2010
4/7 Ratification of August 2010 Payments plus Budget
4/8 Monthly Reports
a) QSL Bureau monthly report
b) Monitoring Service Report
c) AREC Monthly accounts
4/9 Examination Supervisor Application
Grahame Fraser ZL3SJ for Christchurch West Branch 56.
The LATE NOTIFICATION:
Murray Evans ZL1SZ, Whakatane.
Ongoing – not yet decided
4/10 National Training Manager Job Description
Approved – complete
4/11 NZART VHF-SHF Records Update Programme – ZL4PLM
Not approved – further action to be decided – ongoing
4/12 Policy on Council Expenses for meeting attendance. – ZL1UD
Undecided – ongoing
4/16 Information Papers
Wellington VHF Group
a) Wellington Branch
b) WIA – Michael Owen
Received and approved
4/17 Leave of Absence
Ann ZL3TNT: Nothing planned but due to an ongoing family issue I may yet ask for some.
Topsy ZL2LS: ZL2LS will be out of the country from 17th until 25th September
4/18 General Business
Amateur Service Allocation at 500 kHz:
The following was approved:
NZART Council received the Information Paper (NZART Information Paper 500 kHz 5 September 2010 V2-1.doc) prepared by Peter Lake ZL2AZ and Don Wallace ZL2TLL on frequency allocations in the 500 kHz area and resolved that:
1 Officers are to support Method B (472 - 487 kHz) in their negotiations;
2 In the event that Method B is not accepted, Officers are to support Method A (493 - 510 kHz)
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