held on 5 December 2017 via Skype commencing 7:30pm
7/1 Roll Call
Chairman: Stuart Watchman ZL2TW
Council: Neill Ellis ZL1TAJ, Howard Buxton ZL1BXA, Peter Mulhare ZL2IK
Scott Jackson ZL2YSL, Don McDonald ZL3DMC
David Allen ZL4LDY, Ann Fraser ZL3TNT
Min Sec: Topsy ZL2LS
Phil Holiday ZL3PAH
7/3 Minutes of Council meeting 7th November 2017 Confirmed
7/4 Action Points
Action Points Council March meeting 2016
01) ZL3PAH New NZART Web Site - Progressing well
ZL3PAH away an update will be given next meeting Ongoing
Action Points Council Friday face to face meeting June 2016
10) ZL2TW Re-establish charitable status of AREC SAR Trust
To re – register a number of details re the AREC activities and aims needs to be
submitted to charities. A list has been prepared by NZART treasurer Evan Sayer
of the required information and sent on to the AREC management group for
A meeting is being organized with trustees and SAR in Welling shortly to
advance this. Ongoing
Action Points Council meeting February 2017
1) ZL1TAJ/ZL2YSL/ZL3TNT to prepare a policy on tenure of NZART
Officers and align with job descriptions.
This has been submitted by Scott ZL2YSL.
This document has been relocated and is to be sent out to all councillors to read please.
Action Points Council meeting Friday F/F Rotorua 2017
01) ZL2TW/Evan to consider change of wording in constitution to include
Suitably qualified person’ referring to the qualification required of the reviewer of the accounts, for next year’s conference as a constitutional remit
ZL2TW and Treasurer Evan Sayer will now work on the wording for a remit.
02) ZL4XYZ/ZL1BXA/ZL2YSL will actively pursue advertising with other
Like minded organizations such as NZMCA and advise Council.
Progress has stalled and seems confused re this action point. It will be removed and a fresh start will be made.
03) ZL1TAJ to write JD for ELG and pass on to ZL2DL for uploading to website.
A/P Neil Ellis ZL1TAJ is to contact ELG secretary Ongoing
Action Points Council meeting Monday F/F Rotorua 2017
01) ZL2TW to advise portfolios for Council appointments at next meeting –
ZL2TW is to circulate the list around the councilors and would like comments from all councilors re this
A list of officers are to be sent to David Allen ZL4LDY to take over council liaison and will look at council portfolios. Ongoing
02) ZL3PAH to review Councilor handbook and report to Council
This needs complete rewrite and ZL3PAH would like to do this. To be put on hold ON HOLD
Action Points Council meeting September 2017
1) ZL2TW AREC Governance Review Update
Council comments on the interim report have been considered and appear in the final report.
A/P ZL2TW is planning to meet with Search and Rescue management in Wellington Ongoing
7/5 Confirmation of New Members November 2017 Confirmed
7/6 Monthly Financials November 2017
b) Actuals v Budget Approved
7/7 Monthly Reports
a) AREC financial Report – emailed
b) QSL Bureau Report
c) LGLO Report Approved
7/8 ZL6B Beacon relocation agreement
We have heard back from the Wairarapa branch re this. The original beacon land access agreement and power reimbursement between NZART and the last land owner is being re written to allow for the new land owner and increased annual power fee from $100 to $200 p.a. This will be signed by appropriate parties and put into place.
7/9 ZL6H Special Event Callsign Application
Council have approved this application and wish the H nigh commemoration well.
7/10 DATV letter to Branch 74
A letter has been sent to the secretary enquiring how progress is as the latest
one year test license for DATV Channel 25 has expired. There has been no reply
to date. A reminder will be sent to the branch. Ongoing
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