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, 27 May 2014 at 7.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Brian Neeson, JP

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Lisa Whyte

 

 

Members

Callum Blair

 

 

 

John McLean

 

 

 

Margaret Miles, JP

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Christine Rankin-MacIntyre

 

 

 

 

 


Upper Harbour Local Board

27 May 2014

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number UH/2014/87

MOVED by Chairperson BK Neeson, seconded by Member MA Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

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

CARRIED

Secretarial Note:         An apology from Councillor John Watson for non-attendance was noted.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number UH/2014/88

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 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

Year 4 UltraFast Broadband (UFB)

 

Craig Young, Head of Industry Relations, Chorus New Zealand Ltd. was in attendance to address the Upper Harbour Local Board regarding year 4 of the UltraFast Broadband rollout within the local board area.

A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘Upper Harbour Local Board UltraFast Broadband Briefing’ was provided.

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

 

Resolution number UH/2014/89

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from Craig Young, Head of Industry Relations, Chorus New Zealand Ltd, regarding year 4 of the UltraFast Broadband rollout within the local board area.

b)      thank Mr Young for his attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Upper Harbour Local Board UltraFast Broadband Briefing

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.


 

12

Upper Harbour Local Board Community Group Funding, Applications for Round Two, 2013/2014

 

Community Grants and Support Officer West was in attendance to speak to the report.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/90

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         review the applications listed in Table One and resolve as follows:

  Table One – Upper Harbour Local Board Community Funding Applications

 

Organisation name

Funds required for

Amount Requested

Application Granted/

Declined

Amount Granted

1

Sustainable Paremoremo Group Inc.

Towards the purchase of furniture and equipment for the fit out of the Community Hub on Sanders Reserve.

$14,652

Granted

(in part)

$5,000

2

Greenhithe Community Trust

Towards the purchase of office equipment, reception equipment, youth shed equipment and signage for 12 Greenhithe Road, Greenhithe.

$11,997

Granted

(in part)

$8,000

3

YMCA of Auckland Inc.

Towards the replacement of basketball backboards and hoops at the Massey YMCA.

$3,632

Declined

$0

4

OnBoard Skate Inc.

Towards advertising / promotion and facility hire costs of the North Harbour Stadium for the 2013/2014 School Holiday Programme.

$4,520

Granted

(in part)

$2,768

5

North Shore Centres of Mutual Aid Inc.

Towards the purchase of kitchen and stationery supplies, CD player, game and craft supplies, first aid kit, hall hire and transport costs.

$9,128

Declined

$0

6

The Parenting Place – Attitude Youth Division

Towards the delivery of Attitude Youth Division  programmes in Albany Junior High School, Albany Senior High School, Kristin School, Pinehurst School and Rangitoto College from 1 June 2014 to 31 May 2015.

$2,928

Declined

$0

7

Hobsonville Community Trust

Towards the salary of the Hobsonville youth worker / coordinator.

$6,000

Declined

$0

8

Action Education Incorporated

Towards the salary of a youth worker.

$5,000

Declined

$0

9

Albany Student's Association, on behalf of the Massey University Community Garden (Club)

Towards the purchase of timber to make raised garden beds and four compost tumblers and stands.

$1,038

Declined

$0

10

Getin2life Youth Development Trust

Towards costs associated with delivering six Undergrounds St Play sessions in the Upper Harbour Local Board area between 1 June 2014 and 31 May 2015.

$3,288

Granted

(in part)

$2,619

11

North Harbour Hockey Association

Towards turf hire and purchase of equipment for the year 5/6 and year 7/8 development programme.

$6,000

Granted

(in part)

$5,000

12

Raeburn House

Towards facilitator, venue, material, design and advertising costs to run the 'resilient community worker' and 'resilient community leader' toolkits in the Upper Harbour Local Board area.

$4,716

Declined

$0

13

Albany CoCo Inc.

Towards the Heart 4 Youth Mentor contract and Birkenhead Leisure Centre instructors to run the Lego Club and Outdoor Club at Albany Community House.

$6,400

Granted

(in part)

$5,400

14

Hobsonville Hall Society Inc.

Towards insurance costs between July 2013 to July 2014.

$3,000

Granted

(in full)

$3,000

15

Albany CoCo Inc.

Towards costs to run the Art Barn art classes for youth and older adults and hall hire of the Albany Community House.

$9,920

Granted

(in full)

$9,920

16

The Prescott Club

Towards meals, entertainment and transport costs for the Prescott Club programme based in Takapuna.

$1,001

Declined

$0

17

Albany CoCo Inc.

Towards the music therapist and Heart 4 Youth mentors to support the free youth centre at the Albany Community House.

$8,000

Deferred to next funding round

$0

18

North Harbour Softball Association

Towards the purchase of home plates, canvas bases, foam balls, rubber chicken set and adjustable t-ball set for use as part of the Tiny Sox Softball programme run at Rosedale Park.

$2,120

Granted

(in full)

$2,120

19

Physically Disabled and Able Bodied Association (PHAB) Incorporated (Auckland)

Towards the purchase of petrol vouchers for volunteers as part of the PHAB programme run at YES Disability, Albany.

$5,000

Declined

$0

20

YES Disability Resource Centre

Towards costs for ‘Intelligent Link’ to build awareness campaign for The Cube.

$5,000

Declined

$0

21

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People NZ

Towards the purchase of office equipment.

$3,708

Granted

(in part)

$2,000

22

Sustainable Paremoremo Group Inc.

Towards the purchase of revegetation equipment, pop-up gazebo, two blade banners, portable whiteboard, two folding tables, first aid kit and education posters for the ecological restoration of Sanders Reserve.

$7,280

Declined

$0

 

 

Total Requested

$124,328

Total Allocated

$45,827

b)         confirm that the amount granted to Sustainable Paremoremo Group Inc. towards the purchase of furniture and equipment for the fit out of the Community Hub on Sanders Reserve, is on the condition that the assets purchased must remain with the property regardless of any tenancy, and a full assets register must be provided to council’s community lease advisor.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Upper Harbour Local Board budgets for the 2013/2014 financial year

 

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

 

Resolution number UH/2014/91

MOVED by Member C Blair, seconded by Chairperson BK Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the expenditure in the amount of ten thousand dollars only ($10,000.00) towards the Upper Harbour youth engagement project, to be allocated from the youth programmes budget.

b)      approve the expenditure in the amount of ten thousand dollars only ($10,000.00) towards the Albany community newsletter and website, to be allocated from the community wellbeing programmes budget.

c)      approve the expenditure in the amount of eight thousand dollars only ($8,000.00) towards the Albany newcomers network activities programme, to be allocated from the community wellbeing programmes budget.

CARRIED

 

14

Applications for Special Exemptions under Section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987

 

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

 

Resolution number UH/2014/92

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         approve the following recommendations of the Upper Harbour Local Board Swimming Pool Fencing Exemption Working Party:

i)       3 Huntington Park Drive, Greenhithe (above ground spa pool compliant with NZS 8500-2006). The swimming pool fencing exemption application is granted under the condition that ongoing compliance with section 3.10 of NZS 8500-2006 is maintained at all times.

ii)      3 Te Araroa Drive, Paremoremo (in ground spa pool compliant with NZS 8500-2006). The swimming pool fencing exemption application is granted under the condition that ongoing compliance with section 3.10 of NZS 8500-2006 is maintained at all times.

iii)     21 Greenhithe Road, Greenhithe (above ground spa pool compliant with NZS 8500-2006). The swimming pool fencing exemption application is granted under the condition that ongoing compliance with section 3.10 of NZS 8500-2006 is maintained at all times.

CARRIED

 

 

15

Summary of Actions and Reports Requested - Upper Harbour Local Board - May 2014

 

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

 

Resolution number UH/2014/93

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the Summary of Actions and Reports Requested – Upper Harbour Local Board – May 2014 report.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Granted Resource Consent Applications by Local Board Area

 

Resolution number UH/2014/94

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 


 

17

Records of the Upper Harbour Local Board Workshops held on 6 and 13 May 2014

 

Secretarial Note:         Deputy Chairperson, Lisa Whyte, clarified that her lateness at the workshop on Tuesday, 6 May 2014, was due to other council business.

 

Resolution number UH/2014/95

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the records of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on 6 May 2014 and 13 May 2014.

CARRIED

 

18

Governing Body Members' Update

 

There were no Governing Body Members present.

 

19

Board Members' Reports

 

Resolution number UH/2014/96

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the report from Member Margaret Miles.

b)      receive any verbal Board Members’ reports.

c)      request speaking rights at the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee meeting of 3 July 2014 in support of the Regional Facilities Auckland (RFA) Stadium Strategy.

d)      request that resolution c) above be referred to the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee.

CARRIED

 

20        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

8.50pm                                               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:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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