Waiheke Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Waiheke Local Board held in the Ostend War Memorial Hall, 76 Ostend Road, Ostend, Waiheke Island on Saturday, 2 November 2013 at 3.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Paul Walden

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Shirin Brown

 

 

 

Members

Becs Ballard

 

 

 

 

John Meeuwsen

 

 

 

 

Beatle Treadwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Denise Roche MP

 

 

 

 

Councillor Cathy Casey

 

 

 

 

Councillor Mike Lee

 

 

 

 

 


Waiheke 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)

 

George Kahi, 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.

 

·         Becs Ballard

·         Shirin Brown

·         John Meeuwsen

·         Beatle Treadwell

·         Paul Walden

 

A copy of the Declarations have been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

 

Attachments

a     Members' Signed Declarations

 

 

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.

 

 

Resolution number WHK/2013/329

MOVED by Member PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke 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 Beatle Treadwell nominated Member Paul Walden as Chairperson.  Member Shirin Brown seconded the nomination.

 

Member Paul Walden was declared elected as the Chairperson of the Waiheke 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 his declaration pursuant to Schedule 7,clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the Chair.

 

A copy of the Declaration has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

 

Attachments

a     Chairpersons' Signed Declaration

 

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson 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 WHK/2013/330

MOVED by Member BM Treadwell, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke 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.

 

CARRIED

 

 

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

 

Chairperson Paul Walden nominated Member Shirin Brown as Deputy Chairperson.  Member John Meeuwsen seconded the nomination.

 

Member Shirin Brown was declared elected as the Deputy Chairperson of the Waiheke Local Board for the 2013-2016 political term.

 

 

9

General Explanation of Local Government Legislation

 

Resolution number WHK/2013/331

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board notes the general explanation of laws affecting local board members.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Secretarial Note:  Waitemata and Gulf Ward Councillor Mike Lee and Albert-Eden-Roskill Councillor Cathy Casey were invited to address the meeting.

 

 

10

First Business Meeting of the Waiheke Local Board

 

Resolution number WHK/2013/332

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board confirms 5 December 2013, 4pm at the Local Board Office, 10 Belgium Street, Ostend or venue to be determined for its first business meeting.

 

CARRIED

  

 

 

Secretarial Note:  Following the close of the meeting at 4.12pm the Waiheke High School Canto Isola choir provided a short bracket of entertainment.  George Kahi, Kaumatua, led a prayer and blessed the food.

 

 

 

4.12 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 Waiheke Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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