Upper Harbour Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Upper Harbour Local Board held in the Level 1 North Lounge, North Harbour Function Centre, North Harbour Stadium, Stadium Drive, Albany on Monday, 4 November 2013 at 6.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Brian Neeson JP

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Lisa Whyte

 

 

Members

John McLean

 

 

 

Margaret Miles JP

 

 

 

Christine Rankin-MacIntyre

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Callum Blair

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillors

John Watson

 

 

 

Wayne Walker

 

 

 

 


Upper Harbour Local Board

04 November 2013

 

 

Secretarial Note:         The Chief Operating Officer 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 Operating Officer administered the members’ declarations.

 

 

1          Mihi Whakatau (Welcome)

 

Glenn Wilcox, Kaumatua, led the prayer and gave a brief welcome.

 

 

2          Welcome Address

 

Dean Kimpton, Chief Operating Officer, addressed the meeting and invited members to introduce themselves.

 

 

3          Apologies

 

An apology was received from Member Callum Blair for absence.

 

 

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:

  • John McLean
  • Margaret Miles
  • Brian Neeson
  • Christine Rankin-MacIntyre

·         Lisa Whyte

Copies of the signed declarations have been placed on the official copy of these minutes and are publicly available at the following Auckland Council webpage: http://infocouncil.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/

 

Attachments

a     Members' signed declarations

 


 


5

Election of Chairperson

 

The Chief Operating Officer 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.

 

Resolution number UH/2013/216

MOVED by Member JG McLean, seconded by Member MA Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour 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

 

Resolution number UH/2013/217

MOVED by Member CK Rankin-MacIntyre, seconded by Member BK Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

b)      resolves to divide the triennium to allow for a Chairperson to be elected for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015, and a Chairperson to be elected for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term.

c)      resolves that any alteration to the division of the triennium as agreed in clause b) above, must occur by way of formal local board resolution, and in accordance with all Local Government Act 2002 requirements, prior to the date on which the change of the position of the local board chairperson takes effect.

CARRIED

 

The Chief Operating Officer called for nominations for the position of Chairperson.

Member Christine Rankin-MacIntyre nominated Member Brian Neeson as Chairperson for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015.  Member Lisa Whyte seconded the nomination.

Member Margaret Miles nominated Member Lisa Whyte as Chairperson for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term.  Member Brian Neeson seconded the nomination.

 

Member Brian Neeson was declared elected as the Chairperson of the Upper Harbour Local Board for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015.

Member Lisa Whyte was declared elected as the Chairperson of the Upper Harbour Local Board for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term.

 

 


6

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

 

The Chairperson, Brian Neeson, for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015, made his declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the chair.

The Chairperson, Lisa Whyte, for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term, made her declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002.

Copies of the signed declarations have been placed on the official copy of these minutes and are publicly available at the following Auckland Council webpage: http://infocouncil.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/

 

Attachments

a     Chairpersons' signed declarations

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson, Brian Neeson, 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. 

 

Resolution number UH/2013/218

MOVED by Member LM Whyte, seconded by Member CK Rankin-MacIntyre:  

That the Upper Harbour 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

 

Resolution number UH/2013/219

MOVED by Member CK Rankin-MacIntyre, seconded by Member BK Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

b)      resolves to divide the triennium to allow for a Deputy Chairpersons to be elected for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015, and a Deputy Chairperson to be elected for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term.

c)      resolves that any alteration to the division of the triennium as agreed in clause b) above, must occur by way of formal local board resolution, and in accordance with all Local Government Act 2002 requirements, prior to the date on which the change of the position of the local board Deputy Chairperson takes effect.

CARRIED

 

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

Member Christine Rankin-MacIntyre nominated Member Lisa Whyte as Deputy Chairperson for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015.  Member Brian Neeson seconded the nomination.

Member Margaret Miles nominated Member Brian Neeson as Deputy Chairperson for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term.  Member John McLean seconded the nomination.

 

Member Lisa Whyte was declared elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the Upper Harbour Local Board for the period 4 November 2013 to 4 May 2015.

Member Brian Neeson was declared elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the Upper Harbour Local Board for the period 5 May 2015 to the end of the 2013-2016 term.

 

 

9

General Explanation of Local Government Legislation

 

Resolution number UH/2013/220

MOVED by Member BK Neeson, seconded by Member LM Whyte:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

 

10

First Business Meeting of the Upper Harbour Local Board

 

Resolution number UH/2013/221

MOVED by Member BK Neeson, seconded by Member CK Rankin-MacIntyre:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      confirms the date for its first business meeting as Tuesday, 12 November 2013, at 9.30am, in the Upper Harbour Local Board Office, 30 Kell Drive, Albany.

CARRIED

 

 

Bobby Newson, Kaihautu, closed the meeting in prayer and blessed the food.

 

Councillors John Watson and Wayne Walker addressed the meeting at the invitation of the Chairperson.

 

Janine Brinsdon, General Manager, North Harbour Business Association, addressed the meeting at the invitation of the Chairperson.

 

 

 

 

7.30pm                                               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 Upper Harbour Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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