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Board looks at CCTV pleas

- Waihi · Waihi Beach · Lindsay Lohan

About 30mem­bers of the pub­lic at­tend­edMon­dayevening­s Waihi BeachCom­mu­ni­tyBoard meet­ing. Is­sues from the open fo­rum in­cluded:

■ He­len Clark­wasseek­ing pro­tec­tion fornest­ing dot­terels

CCTVat the en­trances to Waihi Beach

Dog­con­trol and the lack of it, plus train­ing of vol­un­teers

Sus­tain­abil­ity and lack of a co­or­di­na­tion ap­proach

Clar­i­fi­ca­tion of pay­ments­madeby the coun­cil to theMen­zshed.

Dur­ing the­meet­ing the fol­low­ing ac­tions were ap­proved— to setup vol­un­teers with train­ing to mon­i­tor the beach out­side the times the paid con­trac­tor hours; no­ticeson­known dot­terels nest­ing sites.

The com­mu­nity board is takingup an of­fer by theWaihi Beach Hall Com­mit­tee to use the­meet­ingroom on aMon­day morn­ing9am­to1pm (ex­cept the 3rd Mon­day) for com­mu­nity meet­ings and work­shops.

Re­ports were re­ceived on: Live Well Waihi Beach— Anna Schroeder

■ Is­land View Play­ground progress

■ Rub­bish pickup from over the bank in Beach Rd.

His­tor­i­cal Trails— mem­ber

Mar­i­lyn Roberts

Wel­come­toWaihi Beach Signs from­mem­berBobHulm­e

■ Up­date on the Wil­sonR­drefresh

■ Ac­tions to im­prove traf­fic is­sues at Tuna Ave, Is­landView

■ Speed limit re­view and time­lines

■ Waihi Beach Events and Pro­mo­tions— Nicky Austin

Dur­ing the pub­lic fo­rum there­was im­pas­sioned pleas from the po­lice and oth­ers about CCTV, andthat they be in­stalled now.

The com­mu­nity board at the Oc­to­ber meet­ing had de­cided to wait un­til the coun­cil de­ci­sion /fund­ing in the LTP. The com­mu­nity board­was sup­plied with the cost­ing for all in­stal­la­tions.

We­have un­der­taken to quickly re­view all pre­vi­ous de­ci­sions on the sub­ject ofCCTVand in­stal­la­tion costs, so a sound di­rec­tion and­de­ci­sion can be made.

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