Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board held in the Committee Room , Level 15, 1 Greys Avenue, Auckland on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 at 3.00pm.

 

present

 

 

Chairperson

Dr Lucy Baragwanath

Strategic Relationships Advisor, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Engagement) University of Auckland

Deputy Chairperson

Earl Gray (from 3.05pm)

Partner, Simpson Grierson, Committee for Auckland

Members

Member Dick Ayres

Member, CBD Residents Advisory Group

 

Member Jenny Bygrave

Head of Strategic Developments, Auckland University of Technology

 

Member Shale Chambers

Chair Waitemata Local Board

 

Member Tim Coffey

Member, CBD Residents Advisory Group

 

Member John Coop

Warren and Mahoney, NZ Institute of Architects

 

Member Jillian de Beer

Managing Director, de Beer Marketing & Communications

 

Member Kate Healy

Ngati Whatua o Orakei Corporate Limited

 

Member Barbara Holloway (until 3.25pm)

Town Manager, Karangahape Road Business Association

 

Member Mike Lee (from 4.05pm)

Councillor, Auckland Council

 

Member Alex  Swney

Chief Executive, Heart of the City

 

Member Connal Townsend, JP

Chief Executive, Property Council of NZ

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Rory Palmer (from 4.10pm)

Portfolio Manager, Mayoral Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

28 May 2014

 

 

1          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/24

MOVED by Chairperson Lucy Baragwanath , seconded by Member Alex Swney:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 30 April 2014, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Feedback on the draft Karangahape Road and Newton Plans

 

Board Members Tim Coffey and Jillian de Beer provided a verbal update regarding the Board’s feedback on the draft Karangahape Road and Newton Plans.

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/25

MOVED by Chairperson Lucy Baragwanath , seconded by Member Kate Healy:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      provide feedback to the draft Karangahape Road and Newton Plans prior to 23 June 2014.

b)      agree that the chair and deputy chair be delegated to sign off the final submission on behalf of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board.

CARRIED

 

 

 

6

City East West Transport Study

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/26

MOVED by Member Jillian de Beer, seconded by Member Dick Ayres:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      request that the General Manager City Centre Integration Group report to the next meeting of the Board on the development and transport opportunities in the central city.

b)      request the Chief Development Officer, Auckland Transport to provide an update on the City Rail Link project to the Board.

CARRIED

 

 

Secretarial Note:         Items 7, 8 and 9 were considered together.

 

The Chief Operating Officer, Auckland Council, Chief Operating Officer, Auckland Transport, Manager, Parks, Sport and Recreation, Auckland Council and Group Manager, Road Corridor, Auckland Transport  were in attendance for items 7, 8 and 9.

 

 

7

Maintenance issues related to the targeted rate projects in the Auckland Central Centre

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/27

MOVED by Chairperson Lucy Baragwanath , seconded by Deputy Chairperson Earl Gray:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive monthly updates from Auckland Transport and the City Transformation team on the progress of resolving the maintenance issues within the CBD targeted rate project areas.

b)      receive the offer from Dean Kimpton, Chief Operating Officer, Auckland Council to report to the ACCAB on the use of targeted rate to fund consequential opex, noting that there is currently $3.1million over the next two years of targeted rate allocated for opex to maintain city centre targeted rate funded projects.

CARRIED

 

 

 

8

Saint Patrick’s Square Lighting Report

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/28

MOVED by Chairperson Lucy Baragwanath , seconded by Deputy Chairperson Earl Gray:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the update report on Saint Patrick’s Square lights.

CARRIED

 

 

 

9

Integrated cleaning and maintenance

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/29

MOVED by Chairperson Lucy Baragwanath , seconded by Deputy Chairperson Earl Gray:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      support the proposed delivery model for maintenance and cleaning services within the Auckland City Centre.

b)      agree that Auckland Council and Auckland Transport report to the 25 June 2014 meeting of the Board with an update and the implementation plan for the integrated cleaning and maintenance new delivery model.

CARRIED

 


 

10

Monthly report

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/30

MOVED by Member Dick Ayres, seconded by Deputy Chairperson Earl Gray:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         receive the report, noting that:

-      installation of repaired Reo seat in new location to be completed by late June 2014. (not a traffic project)

-      Aotea Precinct Plan will be reported back to the Board

-      Freyberg Square Concept Design to be presented to the Waitemata Local Board

b)         agree that a workshop be held in June on issues contained in the monthly report.

CARRIED

 

 

 

11        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There were no extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

12        Procedural motion to exclude the public

Resolution number CEN/2014/31

MOVED by Chairperson Lucy Baragwanath , seconded by Member Shale Chambers:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      exclude the public from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

b)      agree that Greg McKeown, Andrew Stranger and John Courtney of Heart of the City Board be permitted to remain for Confidential Item C1: Targeted Rate Funding and Future Projects after the public has been excluded as observers.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

 

C1       Targeted Rate Funding and Future Projects :

C1A.    Potential Allocation of City Centre Targeted Rate Revenue up to June 2016

C1B.    Update on the Development of City Centre Targeted Rate Policy from 30 June 2016

 

 

 

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interest(s) protected (where applicable)

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

s7(2)(i) - The withholding of the information is necessary to enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations).

In particular, the report contains commercially sensitive information..

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

 

The text of these resolutions was made available to the public who were present at the meeting and form part of the minutes of the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

4.15pm            The public was excluded.

 

Resolutions in relation to the confidential items are recorded in the confidential section of these minutes and are not publicly available.

 

5.11pm            The public was re-admitted.

 

restatementS

 

It was resolved while the public was excluded:

 

C1

Targeted Rate Funding and Future Projects :
C1A.    Potential Allocation of City Centre Targeted Rate Revenue up to June 2016
C1B.    Update on the Development of City Centre Targeted Rate Policy from 30 June 2016

 

Resolution number CEN/2014/33 and Resolution number CEN/2014/34

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board agree that the tabled presentation, report and resolutions remain confidential.

 

 

5.11 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 Auckland City Centre Advisory Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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