Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee  held in the Albert Eden Local Board Office, 135 Dominion Road, Mt Eden on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 at 1:00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Glenda Fryer

 

Deputy Chairperson

Lee Corrick

 

Members

Helga Arlington

 

 

Graeme Easte

 

 

Peter Haynes

 

 

Rachel Langton

 

 

Margi Watson

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Tim Woolfield

 

 

 


Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee

13 May 2014

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/13

MOVED by Chairperson GJ Fryer, seconded by Deputy Chairperson LA Corrick:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         accepts the apology from Member TH Woolfield for absence.

CARRIED

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

3.1

Declaration of Interest by Member PD Haynes

 

Member PD Haynes declared an interest regarding the Central Auckland Chinese Association’s application and advised he assisted the group to complete their application form.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/14

MOVED by Member MJ Watson, seconded by Member RAJ Langton:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         confirms the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 13 February 2014, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Local Board Discretionary Community Grant Funding Application - Auckland Challenge Incorporated

 

Kathryn Wood, Coordinator, Auckland Challenge Incorporated, was in attendance to speak to the committee in support of the application.

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/15

MOVED by Chairperson GJ Fryer, seconded by Member PD Haynes:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         thanks Kathryn Wood, Coordinator, Auckland Challenge Incorporated, for her public forum presentation in support of Auckland Challenge Incorporated’s 2013/2014 Local Board Discretionary Community Grant Funding application.

CARRIED

 

 

9.2

Local Board Discretionary Community Grant Funding Application – Project Litefoot Trust

 

Hamish Reid, Co-Founder and General Manager, Project Litefoot Trust, was in attendance to speak to the committee in support of the application.

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/16

MOVED by Chairperson GJ Fryer, seconded by Member MJ Watson:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         thanks Hamish Reid, Co-Founder and General Manager, Project Litefoot Trust, for his public forum presentation in support of Project Litefoot Trust’s 2013/2014 Local Board Discretionary Community Grant Funding application.

CARRIED

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

12

Albert-Eden Local Board Community Funding: Round Three 2013-14

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/17

MOVED by Chairperson GJ Fryer, seconded by Member PD Haynes:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      receives the Albert-Eden Local Board Community Funding: Round Three 2013-14 report.

b)      approves the following applications for funding from its 2013/2014 Albert-Eden Local Board Discretionary Community Grants Budget:

Organisation name

Funds required for

Amount requested

Amount funded

Gaelic Athlethic Association of Auckland Incorporation

Towards Health and Safety Upgrade.

$5,297.40

$1,000

Project Litefoot Trust

Towards Project Litefoot at sports clubs in the Albert-Eden Local Board area.

$5,021

$2,000

Hurun Trust

Towards tutor costs for the sewing enterprise project.

$11,000

$2,041.86

Essentially Men Education Trust

Towards attendance subsidies for men residing in the Albert-Eden Local Board to attend the Men Being Real weekend workshop.

$2,780

$1,000

Rainbow Youth Incorporated

The design, creation, printing and postage of resources for schools, libraries, health centres.

$3,000

$1,000

Connected Media Charitable Trust

Towards venue hire for The Outlook for Someday.

$3,288

$1,100

Central Auckland Chinese Association

Towards publicity and/or venue hire costs for the Blue Sky Choir.

$3,410

$1,000

YMCA of Auckland Inc

Towards New Found Sound.  Funding to exclude staff koha and wages.

$2,347

$1,500

New Zealand Somali Women's Incorporated Society (NZSWI)

Towards health certificates and equipment costs associated with the project.

$8,360

$1,500

Migrant Action Trust

Towards establishment of a toy library.

$6,299

$1,000

Total

$50,802.40

$13,141.86

 

c)         declines the following applications for funding from its 2013/2014 Albert-Eden Discretionary Community Grant Funding:

Organisation name

Funds required for

Amount requested

Rationale for decision

Epsom Community Garden

Towards gardening supplies.

$1,987

To be considered for funding under existing agreement with the local board.

Hindu Council of New Zealand

Towards costs for the youth conference.

$7,120

Decline due to the event being more regionally focused.

Getin2life Youth Development Trust

Delivery of 6 Underground Street Play sessions in the 2014/2015 year in the local board area, including the cost of logistics, admin, community communication and equipment costs with particular focus on repair and maintenance.

$3,288

Decline and recommends applicants apply immediately to the Albert-Eden Local Board Local Events Support Fund.

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People New Zealand

Towards the ongoing costs (such as salaries) of running the Recipient Support Programme which is implemented by the General Manager, National Dog Trainer and Dog Trainer/Recipient Co-ordinators. Funding also towards the travel and accommodation costs for the annual assessment process of the Hearing Dog partnerships residing in the Albert-Eden Local Board region.

$2,000

Decline as the fund is oversubscribed and costs applied for are operational in nature.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Auckland

Purchase of a new laptop and tablet and other equipment.

$3,229

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

Action Education Incorporated

Towards on-going salaries, specifically the Senior Youth Worker.

$5,000

Decline as the application is for salaries, which are not typically funded under this scheme.

Auckland Interfaith Council

Towards a day’s programme for Year 12 students to explore the diversity of religion.  It will also fund a follow-up programme with the schools, in the way of evaluation, information and resources for education about religions.

$2,046

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

Auckland Challenge Incorporated

Internal training and specialist essential equipment for Expeditions with backpacks and tents. The purchase of backpacks and tents will be reusable for future training sessions and also for loan for other agencies who may not have access to such resources.

$5,075

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

The Parenting Place - Attitude Youth Division

Funding to provide the equivalent of one subsidized position on each of our Essentially Men weekend courses.

$4,831

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

Show Me Shorts Film Festival

Towards increasing poster and programming distribution in the local area.

$3,000

Decline and recommends applicants apply immediately to the Albert-Eden Local Board  Events Support Fund.

Spark Centre (administered by Panacea Arts Charitable Trust)

Funding is specifically requested for 3 arts facilitators/tutors and project administration to enable the Studio Practice programme to run in Term Two 2014.

$2,266.64

Decline as the group has received funding from the Albert-Eden Local Board recently and the fund is over-subscribed.

Marvellous Theatre Group

Funding for the next two semesters, to cover the costs of hiring rehearsal space at TAPAC and paying for workshop and theatrical directors, and for staging performances of our own work and that of other dramatists.

$3,800

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

Auckland Highland Games Association Incorporated

Infrastructure, Compliance and Entertainment.

$8,800

Decline as the application is for a regional event.

Recommend applicant to apply to the Community Group Assistance Fund.

ONKOD Somali Youth Development Incorporated Society

Funding to pay for the venue hire of Wesley Community Center, the Facilitator fee and some resources for the course.

$6,876

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

Japanese Society of Auckland Incorporated

Art exhibition such as tea ceremony and flower arrangement and towards a part of the venue hire.

$20,000

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed.

Adult ADHD Support Group

Towards production, printing and distribution of the book.

$4,500

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed and other projects are more locally-focused.

Total

$ 83,818.64

 

 

d)        notes that $45,307 has been allocated to date from the 2013/2014 Albert-Eden Local Board Discretionary Community Grants Budget, leaving $0 remaining.

 

CARRIED

  

 

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

1.29 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 Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee HELD ON

 

 

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