Henderson-Massey Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of an inaugural meeting of the Henderson-Massey Local Board held in the Council Chamber, Civic Building Level 2, 6 Henderson Valley Road, Henderson on Thursday, 7 November 2013 at 6.31pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Vanessa Neeson, JP

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Shane Henderson

 

 

 

Members

Brenda Brady, JP

 

 

 

 

Peter Chan, JP

 

 

 

 

Chris Cooper

 

 

 

 

Warren Flaunty, QSM

 

 

 

 

Will Flavell

 

 

 

 

Luke Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Deputy Mayor

Penny Hulse

 

 

Councillor

Ross Claw

 

 

Councillor

Linda Cooper

 

 

Upper Harbour Local Board Chairperson

Brian Neeson

 

 

Waitakere Ranges Local Board Member

Steve Tollestrup

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Communications and Public Affairs Director

Shelley Watson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Henderson-Massey Local Board

07 November 2013

 

 

Secretarial NoteShelley Watson, Communications and Public Affairs Director, chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.  From item 7 onwards, the newly elected Chairperson chaired the meeting.  Shelley Watson, Communications and Public Affairs Director administered the members’ declarations.

 

1          Mihi Whakatau (Welcome)

 

Fred Holloway, Kaumatua, led the prayer and gave a brief welcome.

 

 

2          Welcome Address

 

            Shelley Watson, Communications and Public Affairs Director, addressed the meeting and invited members to introduce themselves.

 

 

3.         Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

Secretarial Note:         Apologies from Hon. Paula Bennett (MP for Waitakere) and Mr Phil Twyford (MP for Te Atatu) were noted.

 

 

 

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:

 

  • Brenda Brady, JP
  • Peter Chan, JP
  • Chris Cooper
  • Warren Flaunty, QSM
  • Will Flavell
  • Shane Henderson
  • Vanessa Neeson, JP
  • Luke Wilson

 

 

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

http://infocouncil.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/

 

 

Attachments

a     Declarations by Local Board Members

 

 


 

5

Election of Chairperson

 

The Communications and Public Affairs Director 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 HM/2013/228

MOVED by Member BA Brady, seconded by Member MFP Chan:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      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 Communications and Public Affairs Director called for nominations for the position of Chairperson.

 

Member Warren Flaunty nominated Member Vanessa Neeson as Chairperson. Member Brenda Brady seconded the nomination.

 

 

Resolution number HM/2013/229

Member Vanessa Neeson was declared elected as the Chairperson of the Henderson-Massey Local Board for the 2013-2016 political term.

 

 

 

6

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

 

Resolution number HM/2013/230

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 declarations are publicly available at the following Auckland Council webpage:

http://infocouncil.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/

 

 

Attachments

a     Declaration by Chairperson

 

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson addressed the meeting.

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse spoke at the invitation of the Chairperson.

 


 

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. 

 

 

Resolution number HM/2013/231

MOVED by Member BA Brady, seconded by Member WW Flaunty:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      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.

CARRIED

 

 

 

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

 

Member Vanessa Neeson nominated Member Shane Henderson as Deputy Chairperson. Member Luke Wilson seconded the nomination.

 

 

Resolution number HM/2013/232

Member Shane Henderson was declared elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the Henderson-Massey Local Board for the 2013-2016 political term.

 

 

Deputy Chairperson Shane Henderson addressed the meeting.

 

 

9

General Explanation of Local Government Legislation

 

Resolution number HM/2013/233

MOVED by Member CP Cooper, seconded by Member SP Henderson:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

 

10

First Business Meeting of the Henderson-Massey  Local Board

 

Resolution number HM/2013/234

MOVED by Member MFP Chan, seconded by Member WW Flaunty:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      Confirms the 21 November 2013, 5.00pm, at the Council Chambers, Level 2, Civic Centre, 6 Henderson Valley Road, Henderson for its first business meeting.

CARRIED

  


 

 

7.29 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 Henderson-Massey Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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