Great Barrier Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Great Barrier Local Board held in the Conference Room, Great Barrier Island Sports & Social Club, 19 Whangaparapara Road, Claris, Great Barrier Island on Saturday, 2 November 2013 at 11.00am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Izzy Fordham

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Susan Daly

 

 

 

Members

Jeff Cleave

 

 

 

 

Judy Gilbert

 

 

 

 

Christina Spence

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Councillor Michael Lee

 

 

 

Councillor Cathy Casey

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Rawiri Wharemate

Kaumatua

 

 

Doug McKay

Chief Executive, Auckland Council

 

 

Karen Lyons

Manager, Local Board Services, Auckland Council

 

 

 

 

 


Great Barrier Local Board

02 November 2013

 

 

Secretarial Note:  The Chief Executive chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.  From item 7 onwards, the newly elected Chairperson chaired the meeting.  The Chief Executive administered the members’ declarations.

 

 

1          Mihi Whakatau (Welcome)

 

Rawiri Wharemate, Kaumatua, led the prayer and gave a brief welcome.

 

 

2          Welcome Address

 

Doug McKay, Chief Executive, addressed the meeting. 

 

 

3          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

4

Declaration by Local Board Members Pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002

 

The following Local Board Members made their declarations pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002:

 

·         Jeff Cleave

·         Susan Daly

·         Izzy Fordham

·         Judy Gilbert

·         Christina Spence

 

A copy of the declarations are publicly available at the following Auckland Council webpage:

http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/AboutCouncil/meetings_agendas/local_boards/Pages/waihekelocalboard.aspx

 

 

Attachments

a     Declarations by Members

 

 

5

Election of Chairperson

 

The Chief Executive advised the Board that they must resolve which voting system they wished to apply for the election of the chairperson. 

 

The Relationship Manager gave an explanation of the nomination process and the differences between the two voting systems.

 

 

Resolution number GBI/2013/209

MOVED by Member IM Fordham, seconded by Member SP Daly:  

a)            That the Great Barrier Local Board elects a chairperson for the 2013-2016 political term, utilising System B of Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002.

CARRIED


 

 

The Chief Executive called for nominations for the position of Chairperson.

 

Member Daly nominated Member Fordham as Chairperson.  Member Gilbert seconded the nomination.

 

 

Member Fordham was declared elected as the Chairperson of the Great Barrier Local Board for the 2013-2016 political term.

 

 

 

6

Declaration by Chairperson Pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002

 

The Chairperson made her declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the Chair.

 

A copy of the declaration is publicly available at the following Auckland Council webpage:

http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/AboutCouncil/meetings_agendas/local_boards/Pages/greatbarrierlocalboard.aspx

 

 

Attachments

a     Declaration by Chair

 

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

Chairperson Fordham addressed the meeting.

 

 

 

8

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

The Chairperson advised the Board that they must resolve which voting system they wished to apply for the election of the Deputy Chairperson. 

 

 

MOVED by Member IM Fordham, seconded by Member SP Daly:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board elects a Deputy Chairperson for the 2013-2016 political term, utilising System B of Schedule 7, part 1, clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002.

 

The Chairperson called for nominations for the position of Deputy Chairperson.

 

Member Gilbert nominated Member Daly as Deputy Chairperson.  Member Fordham seconded the nomination

 

 

Member Daly was declared elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the Great Barrier Local Board for the 2013-2016 political term.

 

Secretarial note:          Chairperson Fordham invited Councillor Michael Lee to address the meeting.  Councillor Lee accepted the invitation and addressed the meeting.

 

 

9

General Explanation of Local Government Legislation

 

MOVED by Member SP Daly, seconded by Member JC Cleave:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      Notes the general explanation of laws affecting local board members.

 

 

 

10

First Business Meeting of the Great Barrier Local Board

 

Resolution number GBI/2013/210

MOVED by Member JJ Gilbert, seconded by Member CA Spence:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      confirms 21 November 2013 at the Conference Room, Great Barrier Island Sports & Social Club, 19 Whangaparapara Road, Claris, Great Barrier Island for its first business meeting.

 

CARRIED

  

 

 

 

12.16 pm                                            The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Great Barrier Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:........................................................