Board Report the BluffGommunity to Monday26 March 2007 By the Directorof Financeand GorporateServices D J Johnston ATM Macxrrue We havehad severaldiscussions Kiwibank the pastaboutthe provision with in of an ATMmachine the BluffService at Centre. from Kiwibank We have receivedofficialnotification that we do not meettheir criteria termsof sizeand transactional in volume,and at this stagetheyare not goingto provide ATM in Bluff. an We havebeenapproached another by bankexpressing interest providing an in an ATM in Bluff. At this stagewe have not responded them as we needto to assess likelyimpact thison our Kiwibank the of and operations revenue thisas could meanthe loss of $4,000revenue the ServiceCentreeach yearwhich to wouldimpacton the services that we couldoffer. A suitablesite wouldalso haveto be sourced theATMas for it probably wouldnot be ableto be housed in our ServiceCentre. advise youwishto continue Please if investigations an ATMfor Bluff. into 2. Housrne SeRvrce Gnne As at 19 Marchthereis one newconfirmed on applicant the waiting for Bluff list and nineon the supplementary One flat recently list. vacated to be painted is V/ on thisweekandwillbe tenanted cornpletion. 2.1 Visits by Housing Support Officer Visitsto residents beingmaintained feedback are and that they are suggests generally with of satisfied all aspects the units. Reportprepared S Ridden by CorporateServicesManager *****8**** t5 PLANNER DRAFTANNUALPLAN REPORT THECORPORATE OF - prior tq the meeting. The report had been given to Membersimmediately -The Chairmanasked Boardmembers read it and come up with any questions to they wantedanswered. 7. REPORT THE DIRECTOR WORK$ AND SERVICES OF OF The reporthad beencirculated. 7.1 BluffWater Supply report on the water The Chairmansaid it was hoped to have a comprehensive in supplyavailable MaY. 7.2 Pilcher Avenue The Chairmansaidthis was still beingprocessed. 7.3 Bluff Pilot Station Walkway The Chairmansaid Membershad lookedat this duringtheir inspection. He was waitingon furtherinformation. 7.4 Bluff Camping Ground Memhrs were awarethat therehad beengood patronage. 7.5 Bluff Pool A Supplementary Reportwas tabled. lt contained amended figures,showingthat than in the previous therewas a biggerdrop in patronage year. The Chairmansaid one of the things that impactedon thie was the numberof afierthe schoolsrestructuring. pupilstravelling Invercargill to secondedJ Mitchelland REQQLYED MovedA Brocklehurct, that the report be received. L REPORT THE DIRECTOR FINANCE OF OF SERVICES AND CORPORATE 8 .1 ATM ilachine The Chairmansaid KiwiBankdid not believeit couldjustify installinga machine becausetherewas an insufficientnumberof transactions.The Chairman said he had spokento Bill Cassidyrecentlyregardingconcernsabout peoplecomingto the Service Centr€ with credit cards and not being able to acces$ money. Mr Cassidysaidthoseconcemswouldbe lookedat. Cr Piercyasked how anyonecouldpredictthe use of an ATM, whentherewasn't one that couldbe used. The Chairmansaid there was anotherbank that would come to Bluff "tomonod' and installan ATM in a shop. This wouldhave quite an impacton the Service Centrebusiness. He felt the City shouldgo backto KiwiBankand makeanotherapproach aboutan ATM. KiwiBank he was the banktheywantedto installan ATM machine, said" Cr Piercy said the Council wanted the Service Centre to be viable, but the questionof serviceto the publicat largeshouldovenidethat. suggestedpromoting Efiposserviceand the hoursin the next Bluff J Mitchetf the Promotions'brochure. Mrg Wlliams said that Eftpos allowed New Zealandersto access money, but touristscouldnot accessmoneywith creditcards. The $erviceCentrewouldlike to be ableto take creditcards. S Monison asked why KiwiBankwasn't interestedin putting in an ATM when lY anotherbankwas. important recognise J Mitchellsaid it rrrras to that all bankslefi Bluffand KiwiBank was the onlyone that came back. MovedJ Mitchell,seconded Brocklehurst RES9LyED that the optionof an A and ATM be furtherinvestigated; And That the utilisation of credit cards through the Service Centre be further investigated. 8.2 Housing Care $ervice Moved Cr Piercy, seconded A Perkinsand EEgglXEg that the report be received. 9. MATTERSARI$INGFROi'IANNUALINSPECTION 9.1 Pool The Chairmansaid membershad receivedthe scheduleof work that neededto be doneon the pooland it involved considerableexpenditure.Certainworkwould be done this year but it all came back to how much money was availableand priorities. 9.2 Bluff Hill Memberslookedat damagecausedby vandalsand had discussed feasibility the of securitycameras. The Chairmansaid DOCwas providing legaldocument a to define the responEibilities each party of (DOC and Gouncil)regardingBluff Hill. An agreement wouldbe drawnup.
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