Meeting held on 3820kHz, Tuesday 6th March 2012 commencing 8pm. Roll call at 7:55pm.
09/1 Roll Call
Chairman: Vaughan Henderson ZL1TGC
ZL1PK Phil King, ZL1TPH Stephen Hayman, ZL1TAJ Neil Ellis
ZL2AJ Warren Harris, ZL2AMJ Fred Johnson, ZL2HD John Andrews
ZL2TW Stuart Watchman, ZL4PLM Simon Lewis
ZL4TAE Terry Thomas
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
09/3 Confirmation of Minutes ‘On Air’ & Face to Face meeting February.
1) On Air meeting Moved ZL2TW 2nd ZL1TPH Minutes Approved
2) Face to Face Meeting Moved ZL1PK 2nd ZL1TPH Minutes Approved
09/4 Additional Agenda Items
09/5 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.
An extension has been given. Wellington Council has opened it all up again. ZL2HD commented will know very soon what is happening. Ongoing
Tauranga Branches delete from this action point.
Action points from June 2011 Face to Face Friday meeting of Council U/H
03 ZL2AJ/ZL2AMJ to cooperate with WIA to develop a Trans-Tasman training manual. Email has been sent out to all councillors re this. Complete
06 ZL1TGC to write “Requirements of a Councillor”, updating e-handbook and send to Alan ZL1AMW for placement on the web. Ongoing
A/P ZL1TGC to update this and recirculate to council
07 ZL1TGC to consult with Alan ZL1AMW regarding a web drop box for Council information. ZL1TGC will be talking with Alan re this shortly and will report back to council via email 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.
ZL2AJ will be making contact with Evan re this soon 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
There is a mediation meeting this Thursday 08.03.12 and ZL1PK will advise the outcome of this meeting to Council Ongoing
Action Points from Council F/F February 2012
01 ZL2DL to send out Draft Budget figures for 2012 Complete
02 ZL1TGC, discuss with AREC ND that LandSAR Trust account needs to be
managed by the management team, not Evan Sayer.
ZL1TGC to report back later this month re this. Ongoing
03 ZL1TGC to prepare appropriate wording to encourage branches to pay their licence fees and financially assist NZART in maintaining the costs of the above licenses currently paid by the Association.
This will be included in the Presidents Column in the next issue Break In
04 ZL2AJ to discuss with FMTAG, liaises with HB branch, and then come back to Council for subsequent approval and Council Comment before publication in Break In.
An email has been sent out re this but no reply to date Ongoing
05 ZL2DL to request branch to consider withdrawing remit 6 as Council comment may change their minds. Decision must be before received by end of February. Complete
06 ZL2DL to return to Branch as military is now known as Defence. Please rewrite. Change ham to amateur. See if branch wishes to withdraw after they read Council comment. Complete
07 ZL2DL to advise ZL3IB that funding for colour pages in Break In has been withdrawn.
Also advised that ZL3IB can use colour pages on an as required basis, as per Council’s approval. Complete
08 ZL2DL to advise the IARU committee of Council’s decision to approve expenditure of two persons to attend the IARU conference in Ho Chi Minh City.
09 ZL2DL Send a letter to ZL4QS advising of Council’s concerns re IARU committee. With an undertaking in writing that the committee will function more cohesively from now on. Letter has been sent, however nothing received back from the IARU Liaison Officer Ongoing
10 ZL2DL/ZL4PLM to place advert in Break In and Face book calling for offers to host Conference in 2013.
ZL4PLM to finish letter regarding this Ongoing
11 ZL4PLM to prepare a draft letter for the new membership promotion letter. The promo should be underway by end of March 2012.
Yaesu Handheld for promo draw.$49.00 will be the subscription levy.
ZL4PLM has done a letter and will forward out to council and Debby.
09/6 Confirmation of New Members February 2012
Moved by ZL1PK 2nd by ZL1TAJ New members confirmed
09/7 Monthly Financials February 2012
a) Ratification of payments February 2012
b) Actuals versus Budget
Moved by ZL1PK 2nd by ZL1TPH that the payments for February be ratified.
09/8 Monthly Reports
a) QSL Bureau report October – ZL2RR
b) FMTAG - nil this month
Moved by ZL1TPH 2nd by ZL2AJ that the QSL report be accepted
09/9 Wellington Amateur Radio Club Constitution amendment
Moved by ZL2HD 2nd by ZL1TPH, that the changes to the Wellington Amateur Radio Club Constitution, be accepted by Council. Approved
A/P ZL2DL to contact the branch concerned and notify them of this please
09/10 Papakura Radio Club Exam Supervisor application
Ian Ashley ZL1AOX Papakura Branch 65
Moved by ZL1HD 2nd by ZL1TPH Approved
A/P ZL2DL to notify the branch concerned of Council decision
Local Government Liaison Officer Report
Moved by ZL2HD 2nd by ZL1TPH, that this report be adopted. Approved
ZL2HD made comment that thanks should be given to Mike for all his hard work that he has done over the past years.
A/P ZL1TGC to contact the Non Ionising Radiation officer re this report.
09/16 Information Papers
a) Radio Frequency Users Association conference.
ZL2DL has been invited to this Conference. Do we need NZART representation?
ZL4TAE will be attending this Conference as he is on the committee and he will report back to Council if there is any information relevant to NZART.
09/17 Leave of Absence
09/18 General Business
A/P ZL4TAE to send out email to Council re decisions and options about going to this conference.
No further business meeting closed at 20.40 hrs
Tospy Scott ZL2LS
On Air minute Secretary