07/1 Roll Call
Chairman: Roy Symon, ZL2KH.
ZL1PK Phil King, ZL1TPH Stephen Hayman
ZL2AJ Warren Harris, ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson, ZL2HD John Andrews
ZL2TW Stuart Watchman, ZL4TAE Terry Thomas
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
Moved ZL1PK Seconded ZL1TPH Carried
07/3 Confirmation of Minutes November 2011
Moved ZL1TPH Seconded ZL1PK Confirmed
07/4 Additional Agenda Items
07/5 Action points from Feb 2011 on air Council Meet
05 ZL2HD report from the Appeal to the Environment Court regarding Wellington City Council District Plan Change 74 on behalf of NZART and the Wellington and Tauranga Branches.
Date has been set Monday 19th December at 10am Ongoing
A/P ZL1PK to liaise with Tauranga re the Environment Court
Action points from June 2011 Face to Face Friday meeting of Council U/H
01 ZL2HD and Council to prepare proposed amendments to the Constitution
Regarding charitable status and circulate to Council, then send out via HQ Info-line for any further suggestions/recommendations from members.
Constitution is with the Charitable Trust Commission and waiting for their comments. Ongoing
03 ZL2AJ/ZL2AMJ to cooperate with WIA to develop a Trans-Tasman training manual. Email has been sent out to all councillors re this. Ongoing
06 ZL1TGC to write “Requirements of a Councillor”, updating e-handbook and send to Alan ZL1AMW for placement on the web. Ongoing
This is ready to circulate and will do very shortly
07 Evan to consult with Alan ZL1AMW regarding a web drop box for Council information. Ongoing
Action points June 2011 Face to Face Monday meeting of Council U/H
07 ZL2DL to circulate to Council the proposed list to whom a letter will be sent for promoting NZART so they can purge Silent Keys etc.
RSM have not supplied the information in time, so the President declared there would be no call book or membership drive this year. Complete
Action Points from August 2011 Council Net
01 ZL2HD: To report progress on IBM Grant
Hasn’t followed up on this. Ongoing
Action Points from September 2011 Council Net
04 ZL2AJ to lead email discussion regarding the formulation of a business
Working group to discuss options for the future of NZART HQ.
Emails have been sent out regarding discussion points. Ongoing
Action Points from November 2011 Council Net
01 ZL4PLM to forward a copy of the NZART VHF-SHF Records document to Break In. Ongoing
02 ZL4TAE to ensure motions part 1, 2, and 3 are actioned regarding examination documentation and practice is completed. Ongoing
03 ZL2DL To notify Don Wallace of council’s decision to approve his submitted budget of $16,250.00 to attend WRC 2012 Complete
04 ZL2DL To notify the Gisborne branch concerned re council approval of Branch examiner. Complete
05 ZL2DL to thank the Rodney Branch for their suggestion but this is not practical at this stage. Complete
06 ZL2DL to let the Branch know of Council approval re amendments to Constitution. Complete
07 ZL2TW to do promotional Power point presentation for NZART and submit to Council for approval. Ongoing
08 ZL4PLM to contact Don Wallace and ask for some formal response re the future frequencies for Amateur TV . There has been some formal response re this Ongoing
07/6 Confirmation of New Members November 2011
Moved ZL2TW Seconded ZL1TPH Carried
07/7 Monthly Financials November 2011
a) Ratification of Payments November 2011
b) Actuals versus Budget November 2011
Moved ZL1TPH Seconded ZL1PK that the payments be ratified and the budget be received both received Carried
07/8 Monthly Reports
a) Monitoring Service Report – ZL1GWE no report presented
b) QSL Bureau report October – ZL2RR
c) FMTAG recommendations – ZL2TAR
d) AREC financials Nov/Dec – ZL3VP
ZL1PK moved that both B and D reports be received Seconded ZL1TPH
ZL2HD moved that the FMTAG final recommendations be approved Seconded ZL1TPH. Both Approved Carried
07/9 Practical Examination
Motion: That NZART Council seeks the support of its membership by way of a remit for a practical examination component to replace examination sections 23, 24 and 25.
Moved ZL2AJ Seconded ZL1TPH
Final vote required after opinion is sought from other Exam Supervisors.
ZL2AJ moved that this be put on the agenda for the February Face to Face meeting. Seconded ZL1TPH
Vote from councillors for this motion 5 for 2 against, those being ZL2HD and ZL2AMJ
A/P ZL2DL to please include this on the face to face agenda
07/10 Council meeting February
Will Council require a meeting on the 7th February to approve Officers annual reports and dispense with any other business to reduce time at the face to face meeting?
All councillors agreed to have this meeting to cut the work load down for the face to face meeting.
07/11 Nelson Amateur Radio Club constitutional amendment
Moved ZL1TPH That the amendments to the constitution be accepted. Seconded ZL1PK. Carried
A/P ZL2DL to notify the branch of council’s decision
07/12 Nelson conference update
Thanks given for report
07/13 Beacon listing
ZL1TPH moved that NZART support ZL1UJG regarding ongoing updates and a service improvement plan to supplement the NZART beacon map on the website.
Seconded ZL1PK Carried
07/14 Application from Branch 20 for an exam supervisor
ZL2AJ moved that John de Burgh be accepted as an exam supervisor
Seconded ZL1TPH Carried
A/P ZL2DL to notify the branch of Councils decision
07/15 Request for permanent allocation of a ZL6 call sign
The Marlborough Branch of NZART wishes to ask NZART Council to approve the permanent allocation of the ZL6MARC call sign for Marlborough Amateur Radio Club use.
Stuart Watchman ZL2TW
Marlborough Branch President
Moved ZL2HD Seconded ZL1TPH Carried
A/P ZL2DL to notify the branch ...but Stuart already knows
06/16 Information Papers
07/17 Leave of Absence
07/18 General Business
There being no further business President Roy Symon wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Safe New Year
Meeting was closed at 2040hrs
Next on air Council meeting 7th February 2012
Topsy Scott ZL2LS
On air Minute Secretary
Merry Christmas everyone