The Council of the Auckland Justices of the Peace Association held its monthly meeting on July 8, 2020.
Hub Professional Development sessions have restarted, with excellent attendance for these update meetings. Don’t forget to locate a convenient time and place to attend, between now and mid-August – refer to the President’s email of 6 July.
Two swearing-in ceremonies have been arranged to include Justices deferred during Covid-19
New, slightly modified logbooks have been printed – available free if Justices want to use them for the required record-keeping. These will be available at the Hub Sessions. Approaches can be made to Support Group Coordinators or the Registrar.
Consideration for contact times for Registrar, Council Members, was discussed. 5.30 am texts are both unnecessary and inconsiderate
Our Facebook page now has 224 members, and is used as a forum for a wide range of topics and news
It was great to see that 99% of members have now paid their membership fee, as we approach the END of this financial year! Those unpaid at this stage put their membership and listing on Find a JP, at risk
Considerable effort is being made to clarify our contractual relationship with our IT supplier, and to set the most cost-effective level to support our IT needs, website hosting, and professional development needs. Surface Pros have been reconciled against the asset register; reformatted and charged.
Work continues on maintaining the website, and developing ways to maintain the accuracy of our data base information. Please remember to advise the Registrar of ANY changes to your details.
Most AJPA Service Desks, wherever they are hosted, are back to near-usual hours after Covid-19 halts. Some have relocated, so clients need to check locations and hours. Please advise the AJPA Office if the days/hours of these are amended at any time.