I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel will be held on:

Date:††††††††††††††††††††††

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 4 July 2014

12.30pm

Civic15 Meeting Room
1 Greys Avenue, Auckland

Rural Advisory Panel

 

OPEN AGENDA

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

Franklin Ward Councillor

Deputy Chairperson South

Alan Cole

Franklin Local Board Member

Deputy Chairperson North

Thomas Grace

Rodney Local Board Member

Members

Marie Appleton

Rural Women NZ

 

Bill Bourke

Aggregate & Quarry Assoc

 

Wendy Clark

Federated Farmers

 

Viv Dostine

Northern Equine

 

Trish Fordyce

NZ Forest Owners Assoc

 

Richard Gardner

Federated Farmers

 

Chris Keenan

Horticulture NZ

 

Brian Mason

Landowners & Contractors Protection Assoc Inc

 

Callum McCallum

Aquaculture Industry

 

Andrew McKenzie

Beef and Lamb NZ

 

Bill Millar

Fonterra

 

Helen Moodie

Dairy NZ

 

Roger Parton

Rural Contractors NZ and

Aggregate & Quarry Assoc

 

Geoff Smith

Equine Industry

 

Peter Spencer

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Bronwen Turner

Western Rural Property Owners

 

Keith Vallabh

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Assoc

 

Cr Penny Webster

Rodney Ward Councillor

 

Glenn Wilcox

Independent Māori Statutory Board

(Quorum 10 members)

 

 

Elaine Stephenson

Democracy Advisor

 

27 June 2014

 

Contact Telephone: (09) 373 6328

Email: Elaine.Stephenson@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 


TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

PURPOSE

 

         To identify and communicate to the Council the interest and preferences of the rural based industries and rural communities of Auckland in relation to:

 

-       the content of the strategies, policies, plans, and bylaws of the Council, and

-       any matter that the Panel considers to be of particular interest or concern to the rural based industries and rural communities of Auckland.

 

         To advise the Mayor and the Councilís Governing Body and local boards, of the Council processes and mechanisms for engagement with the rural based industries and communities in Auckland.

 

         To deliver recommendations for accelerating the social, economic, environmental and cultural performance of the rural part of the Auckland Council region.

 

 

SCOPE

 

To provide a forum for consideration of issues affecting the rural part of the Auckland Council area and recommendations to Council including (but not limited to):

 

           Driving economic growth

           Food and fibre production and associated food and beverage processing (value adding) and equine based activities

           Research and development support

           Environmental resource issues including quarrying and aggregate production

           Ecological, landscape and coastal values

           Service delivery

           Rural infrastructure, including transport

           Biosecurity

           Amenities and open space

           Transport

           Rating.

 

 


Rural Advisory Panel

04 July 2014

 

ITEM†† TABLE OF CONTENTS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1††††††††† Apologies†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

2††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

3††††††††† Additional items for consideration, not on the agenda

††††††††††† Opportunity for identification of any other matters requiring consideration by the panel.

 

4 †††††††† Draft Local Board Plans - key actions

Deputy Chairs Alan Cole and Thomas Grace will present the key points about their Local Boardís plans as they pertain to the RAP.

 

5††††††††† Environmental Strategic Action Plan

Karen Creagh, Specialist Water, will present this item.

 

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6††††††††† Regional Pest Management Plan Review

Dave Marshall, Principal Specialist Natural Heritage and Nick Waipara, Biosecurity Principal Advisor will present this item.

 

 

7††††††††† General Business

 

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