Upper Harbour Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Upper Harbour Local Board held in the Upper Harbour Local Board Office, 30 Kell Drive, Albany on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 at 9.30am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Brian Neeson, JP

 

Deputy Chairperson

Lisa Whyte

 

Members

Callum Blair

[from 9.45am, item 8.2]

 

John McLean

 

 

Margaret Miles, JP

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Christine Rankin-MacIntyre

 

 

 

 


Upper Harbour Local Board

13 May 2014

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number UH/2014/74

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from Member Christine Rankin-MacIntyre for absence.

CARRIED

Secretarial Note:         An apology from Councillor Wayne Walker for non-attendance was noted.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number UH/2014/75

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 8 April 2014, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no requests for leave of absence.

 

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.


 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

Zeal youth facility on the North Shore

 

Charlotte Stanley-Hunt, National Project Developer for Zeal Education Trust, was unable to attend the meeting.

A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘Zeal North Shore Feasibility Study’ was circulated to members for their consideration.

A copy of the presentation has been placed on the official copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Attachments

a     Zeal North Shore Feasibility Study

 

 

8.2

North Harbour Business Association

 

Warren Kitchin, Chairman, and Janine Brinsdon, General Manager, North Harbour Business Association (NHBA), were in attendance to address the Upper Harbour Local Board regarding NHBA’s current transport projects and initiatives.

Board members were also introduced to new employees, Raimond Donk, Crime Prevention Programme Manager, and Brigid Rogers, Transport Project Manager.

A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘North Harbour Business Assoc - Upper Harbour Local Board – Deputation 13 May 2014’, and a document entitled ‘NHBA Submission on Upper Harbour Local Board Annual Plan for 2014/5’, were tabled.  Board members were also provided with a copy of the NHBA’s autumn 2014 issue of its magazine ‘FYI’.

A copy of the tabled documents has been placed on the official copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

Member Callum Blair entered the meeting at 9.45am.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/76

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte, seconded by Member MA Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from Warren Kitchin, Chairman, and Janine Brinsdon, General Manager, North Harbour Business Association (NHBA), regarding NHBA’s current transport projects and initiatives.

b)      thank Mr Kitchin and Ms Brinsdon for their attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     NHBA presentation to the Upper Harbour Local Board

b     NHBA Submission on Upper Harbour Local Board Annual Plan for 2014/5

 


 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Todd Sylvester – Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan submission on Greenhithe zoning

 

Todd Sylvester was in attendance to present to the Upper Harbour Local Board regarding his submission to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan (PAUP) objecting to zoning for Greenhithe Sub-Precinct A.  A copy of Mr Sylvester’s submission to the PAUP was tabled.

A copy of the tabled document has been placed on the official copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/77

MOVED by Member JG McLean, seconded by Chairperson BK Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the public forum presentation from Todd Sylvester regarding his submission to the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan on zoning in Greenhithe.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Unitary Plan submission objecting to zoning for Greenhithe Sub-Precinct A

 

 

9.2

Frank Dunn

 

Frank Dunn was in attendance to present to the Upper Harbour Local Board regarding a 33,000 volt HT power line located on his property.  A letter from Mr Dunn dated 13 May 2014 to the Upper Harbour Local Board was tabled.

A copy of the tabled document has been placed on the official copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/78

MOVED by Member C Blair, seconded by Member MA Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         receive the public forum presentation from Frank Dunn regarding a 33,000 volt HT power line located on his property.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Letter from Mr Dunn dated 13 May 2014 to the Upper Harbour Local Board

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

12

Allocation of Community Arts Budget - Upper Harbour Arts Funding

 

Arts and Culture Advisor North/West was in attendance to speak to the report.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/79

MOVED by Member MA Miles, seconded by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the allocation of the Community Art Programmes budget of $10,733 to the Albany Community Coordinator to deliver the Migrants and Music in Community project.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Quarterly Performance Report March 2014

 

Lead Financial Advisor, Senior Community Development Facilitator, Arts and Culture Advisor North/West and Parks Advisor to the Upper Harbour Local Board, were in attendance to speak to the report.

It was confirmed that the Upper Harbour Local Board only funds the traffic management aspect of the Albany Lakes Summer Series and not the whole event as implied on page 27 of the agenda.

It was also noted that the following text “This year saw the introduction of a ‘kids dash’ for children…..”, on page 28 of the agenda, was incorrect as the kids dash had been taking place for several years.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/80

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      note the Quarterly Performance Report for the Upper Harbour Local Board for the period ended March 2014.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Financial Planning for Extreme Weather Events

 

Parks Advisor to the Upper Harbour Local Board was in attendance to speak to the report.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/81

MOVED by Member JG McLean, seconded by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      support the development of a local unallocated fund (central pool) to insure against unforeseen impact of extreme weather events to parks, and that such funding can be on an as required basis.

b)      support a portion of the pooled operating budgets being allocated to local unallocated capital funding.

c)      note that expenditure against the local unallocated operational and capital storm damage budgets will be reported to all local boards annually.

CARRIED

 


 

15

Bylaw review programme update - April 2014

 

Principal Policy Analyst was in attendance to speak to the report.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/82

MOVED by Member MA Miles, seconded by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      note the progress of bylaw review and implementation and the forward programme that will complete the review of the legacy bylaws by 2015.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Auckland Transport Report - May 2014 - Upper Harbour

 

Auckland Transport’s Elected Member Relationship Manager was in attendance to speak to the report.

Member Margaret Miles left the meeting at 11.00am.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/83

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte, seconded by Member C Blair:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Transport Report – May 2014 to the Upper Harbour Local Board.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Granted Resource Consent Applications by Local Board Area

 

Resolution number UH/2014/84

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte, seconded by Member JG McLean:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         receive the Granted Resource Consent Applications by Local Board Area report.

CARRIED

 

 

18

Records of the Upper Harbour Local Board Workshops held on 1 and 8 April 2014

 

Resolution number UH/2014/85

MOVED by Member JG McLean, seconded by Chairperson BK Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the records of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on 1 April 2014 and 8 April 2014.

CARRIED

 


 

19

Board Members' Reports

 

Member Margaret Miles returned to the meeting at 11.12am.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/86

MOVED by Chairperson BK Neeson, seconded by Deputy Chairperson LM Whyte:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         receive the verbal Board Members’ reports.

CARRIED

 

 

20        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

 

11.23am                                             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

 

 

 

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