Meeting held on 3820 kHz, Tuesday 4th December 2012 commencing 8.00pm. Roll call at 7:55pm.
07/1 Roll Call
Chairman: ZL1TGC Vaughan Henderson
ZL1PK Phil King, ZL1TPH Stephen Hayman, ZL1TAJ Neill Ellis
ZL2HD John Andrews, ZL2AJ Warren Harris, ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson
ZL2TW Stuart Watchman, ZL3PAH Phil Holliday
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
ZL4TAE Terry Thomas
07/3 Confirmation of Minutes November meeting.
Moved ZL1TPH 2nd ZL2AJ Minutes 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 on behalf of NZART and the Wellington VHF Group. Nothing has been heard from the Environment Court
Neither NZART or Wellington City Council have heard anything from environment court .ZL2HD and ZL1BNB have been in discussion as to how to approach the court
Additional action: ZL2HD to work with Mike Newman ZL1BNB on work being done on district and city plan changes to list these and keep Council informed.
Have had letter from the Judge, Wellington City Council must now negotiate with Wellington VHF Group Ongoing
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 Moved tat this paper be adopted
Seconded by ZL1TPH Paper Adopted Complete
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 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.
Correspondence has been initiated, no reply has been received.
ZL4TAE has been in contact with both John Martin ZL1GWE and the Ministry of Defence and is satisfied with the level of exchange of information occurring.
This is progressing well as far as Vaughan is aware. Ongoing
Action Points Council meeting Monday F/F Nelson June 2012
06 ZL3PAH / ZL1TPH: to revisit the results of the 2010 membership survey and update Council and finalise by e-mail, prior to publishing in Break In and HQ Info-line
ZL2HD asked for someone else to take this on as he feels he is not motivated enough to carry this on. ZL3PAH offered to take this on and ZL1TPH has offered to work with Phil on this and assist where he can. Ongoing
Action Point Council meeting October 2012
01 ZL2DL to write to Peter ZL2AZ on behalf of NZART Council and congratulate him on his appointment as IARU Region 3 Chairman of Directors. Complete
02 ZL2TW to write to Nelson Branch and thanks them for their donation. ZL2TW will draft letter for ZL1TGC to sign. Complete
Action Point Council meeting November 2012
01 ZL1TGC to contact FMTAG via email with reference to this proposal by Branch 74 asking them to refer this back to the Branch asking for more information on the frequency or band to be used and what input and output frequencies this repeater will be operating on.
There has been a revised application and this to be reconsidered in FMTAG Report
02 ZL1TGC to contact the ALO regarding Channel 39 and RSM and circulate via Council. Ongoing
03 ZL1TGC to recirculate the email from WIA to Council regarding the WW1 100 year commemoration.
ZL1TGC has heard nothing back from WIA at this stage. He hopes to hear back within the next week or so. Complete
07/6 Confirmation of New Members November 2012
New members Confirmed. Moved by ZL2AJ Seconded by ZL1TPH
07/7 Monthly Financials November 2012
a) Ratification of payments Moved by ZL2TW 2nd by ZL2AJ
b) Actuals versus Budget. noted
07/8 Monthly Reports
a) QSL Bureau report Moved ZL1PK 2nd ZL3PAH
Wording of Wellington VHF Group Digital ATV Repeater application: After discussion amongst Council everyone was happy with the new wording submitted for approval.
Zl1TPH moved that the Final recommendations for FMTAG be approved and
Seconded by ZL2AJ
A/P ZL1TGC to advise Doug ZL2TAR of this.
07/9 Membership Drive
So far Debby has processed 164 applications, 77 new ones and 87 reactivated.
There are a further 21 to process from today, 4 December, so we have confirmed
185 new members.
This is a great result and deadline finishes 7th December. If any further come in after the deadline we will still accept them, but they will not to go into the draw for a 2m hand-held radio.
07/10 Rangitikei District Plan appeal
Fee of $511.11 required by Mike Newman for the appeal.
ZL2TW contacted Mike re this and they have about 30days to pay this, so payment would have to be paid this week.
ZL2AMJ moved that this be paid
Seconded by ZL2AJ
A/P ZL2DL to contact Mike ZL1BNB and arrange to make payment.
7/11 Motion re 70cm Band
“That NZART Council start a consultation process with the Amateur Fraternity with a view to an update of the 70cm bandplan”
Moved by ZL1TAJ seconded by ZL1TPH
After considerable discussion on this, it was put to the vote
In Favour for the motion 6
Against the motion 2
Discussion was then held re a time frame to publish Councils intentions.
Was decided to have it ready to go out in the December 14th Info Line issue.
A/P ZL1TAJ: Produce an information paper on why Council wants to have the review giving the background and reasons for conducting this review.
This to be ready to go out in the December 14th issue of Info line.
07/14 Information Papers
07/15 Leave of Absence
7/16 General Business
Next Council on Air meeting will be Tuesday February 5th 2013
There is no on air meeting in January.
Any issues that are raised during this time can be dealt with by email on the Council reflector.
The next Face to Face meeting will be held on Saturday 16th February 2013 at Wellington Airport. All travel arrangements have been organised and it is a 08.30am start.
President Vaughan ZL1TGC took the opportunity to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a good New Year and is looking forward to ongoing work with Council in 2013
There being no further business the meeting was closed at 21.10 hours
Merry Christmas to you all from ZL2LS J
Topsy Scott ZL2LS
Minute on air Secretary