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Keith Johnston elected Chair of Whangamata Community Board

Peter Kerr appointed Deputy

Whangamata Community Board members unanimously elected Keith Johnston as Chairperson and Peter Kerr as Deputy Chairperson at the new Board's inaugural meeting.

The election of Chair and Deputy followed verbal and written declarations by Board members Johnston, Kerr, McCabe and Taylor before His Worship, Thames-Coromandel District Council Mayor, Glenn Leach.

The new Board then adopted a meeting schedule that sees its first ordinary meeting set for Thursday 9 December 2010.

Whangamata Community Board to be active in community

Community liaison representatives re-established

Whangamata Community Board re-established liaison representatives to community groups at the first meeting of the newly elected Board.

Delegations and liaison roles are as follows:

Committee/Organisation Position/Type Delegated Member(s)
Whangamata Harbour Committee Members of Committee Peter Kerr
Jack Wells
Delegated Authority to comment on Planning matters and Leases new/renewal matters – Whangamata and surrounds Delegation Keith Johnston
Deputy: Mary Taylor
Whangamata Street Lighting Planning Helen McCabe
Whangamata Footpaths Planning Helen McCabe
Whangamata War Memorial Hall Liaison Mary Taylor
Helen McCabe
Waste Water Liaison and Monitoring Group Liaison Keith Johnson
Peter Kerr
Whangamata Community Library Inc. Committee Liaison Mary Taylor
Westpac Community Swimming Pool Committee Liaison Helen McCabe
Whangamata Beach Care Liaison Helen McCabe
Whangamata Harbour Care Inc. Liaison Peter Kerr
Wentworth Valley River Care Liaison Jan Bartley
Whangamata Sports and Recreation Inc. Liaison Helen McCabe
Summer Festival Committee Liaison Peter Kerr
Helen McCabe
Opoutere Hall Liaison Mary Taylor
Road Safety Forum Liaison Mary Taylor
Whangamata School and Youth Issues Liaison Helen McCabe

The new Board also delegated Chair Keith Johnston and Board member Mary Taylor authority to comment on non-notified resource consents, new leases and renewals of leases on Thames-Coromandel District Council-owned land.

ENDS

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