Meeting held on 3820kHz, Tuesday 7th August 2012 commencing 7:30. Roll call at 7:25pm.
03/1 Roll Call Chairman: Vaughan Henderson ZL1TGC
Council Present ZL1PK Phil King, ZL1TPH Stephen Hayman, ZL1TAJ Neil Ellis ZL2AJ Warren Harris, ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson, ZL2HD John Andrews ZL2TW Stuart Watchman,
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
03/2 Apologies Terry Thomas ZL4TAE
03/3 Confirmation of Minutes July 2012 meeting. Moved ZL2TW 2nd ZL1TPH Minutes Confirmed
03/4 Additional Agenda Items Nil
03/5 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 on behalf of NZART and the Wellington VHF Group. Nothing further on this to date.
Action Point: ZL2HD to work with Mike Newman ZL1BNB on work being done on district and city plan changes to list these and keep Council informed.
Action points from June 2011 Face to Face Friday meeting of Council U/H 06 ZL1TGC to write “Requirements of a Councillor”, updating e-handbook and send to Alan ZL1AMW for placement on the web. ZL1TGC will circulate this to council 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. An email has been sent to the landlord with an offer but as to date no reply this email was resent today. Ongoing
Action Points from November 2011 Council Net 07 ZL2TW to do promotional Power point presentation for NZART and submit to Council for approval. Ongoing
Action Points from December 2011 Council Net 04 ZL1PK to liaise with Tauranga re the Environment Court re District Plans. Written Judgement has now turned up 70 pages. Tauranga City Council have asked the Environment Court for an extension of time to implement the planning decision into their district plan rule. An extension has been granted to 13 August, where they must give the judge their revised rules. Ongoing
Action Points Council meeting Friday F/F Nelson June 2012 02 ZL4TAE to keep ZL2TLL informed regarding Monitoring issues raised by John Martin ZL1GWE, so he can keep RSM updated. Ongoing 03 ZL2AJ/ZL2TW to prepare a letter and circulate to Council before forwarding to Wellington VHF. Letter has been circulated. ZL2AJ moved that the letter be sent to the Wellington VHF group ZL1PK seconded this. ZL2HD raised a concern regarding copyright which he felt had not been addressed in the letter. This motion is on hold pending email from ZL2HD A/P ZL2HD: to email all of council his concerns regarding copyright issues that have not been discussed according to him The question of copyright has to be resolved here and this will be updated by email. Ongoing
06 ZL1TGC to call for a volunteer to fill the Midlands District Council position. 2 nominees for this position. Council is pleased to announce that the new Midlands Area councillor is Phil Holiday ZL3PAH. Complete A/P ZL2DL : Please notify Phil of council’s decision. Action Points Council meeting Monday F/F Nelson June 2012 01 ZL2HD to write a letter to the Managers of the National System to reduce considerably the forwarding of packet data. Letter has been written A/P ZL1TGC : To circulate this letter to the managers of the National System Ongoing 02 ZL1TGC to recirculate the paper by Michael Owen Region 3 Director numbers. Complete A/P: ZL1TGC to contact ZL4QS re minutes from IARU meeting in Nelson
05 ZL2DL to prepare a letter to branches with less than 5 members wish to remain active as a branch of NZART as per the NZART Constitution Letters have been sent. Opotiki Branch has responded and will make every effort to increase membership, especially with upcoming promotion. Complete
A/P ZL2DL Debby to follow up on all branches that have not responded to the original letter sent out.
06 ZL2HD to revisit the results of the 2010 membership survey and update Council prior to publishing in Break In and HQ Info-line Ongoing ZL2HD will have a summary out in the next two weeks.
Action Points Council meeting July 2012 01 ZL4TAE To ask Doug ZL2TAR to circulate to council an updated list of branches who have not yet replied re repeater licences so that Council can chase them up. Complete A/P ZL1TGC: To contact Doug to contact FMTAG asking if this list provided could only be of the Branches that need to be followed up as it has all branches on current list.
03/6 Confirmation of New Members July 2012 Moved by ZL1PK 2nd by ZL2HD new members confirmed
03/7 Monthly Financials July 2012 a) Ratification of payments July 2012 Moved by ZL1TPH 2nd by ZL2AJ Payments ratified b) Actuals versus Budget - None this month as Evan is away.
03/8 Monthly Reports a) QSL Bureau report – ZL2RR Moved by ZL2TW 2nd by ZL1TPH b) FMTAG ZL2AJ moved that the final recommendations be accepted 2nd by ZL2TW
03/9 925MHz A/P ZL2DL To forward to letter of concern to FMTAG for their input and comment and suggest that they work with Simon ZL1SWW
03/10 Break In Scanning approval for Jim Pye A/P ZL2DL: To notify Jim Pye that Council is happy for this to proceed and that ZL2AMJ willing to give him his copies of the Break In, in maybe year lots or how ever he would like them, but to be returned when finished with to Fred ZL2AMJ.
03/13 Information Papers a) HF Noise Measuring Campaign noted b) ZL9HR DXpedition Noted
03/14 Leave of Absence ZL1TGC could be out of the country from the 20th August for about a week, but will notify the Vice president if this occurs.
03/15 General Business ZL2AJ asked to put his motions circulated by email: “That the updated Question Bank (as circulated) in PDF be placed on our website.” Moved ZL2AJ/Seconded ZL1TPH. Discussion followed with the question of copyright being raised. Agreed that the matter of copyright to be resolved quickly. ZL2AJ’s second motion regarding training material deferred until the issues in connection with motion number one are resolved.
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