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, 21 October 2014 at 3:04pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Glenda Fryer

 

Deputy Chairperson

Lee Corrick

 

Members

Helga Arlington

 

 

Peter Haynes

 

 

Rachel Langton

 

 

Margi Watson

 

 

Tim Woolfield

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Member

Graeme Easte

 

 

 


Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee

21 October 2014

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/21

MOVED by Member MJ Watson, seconded by Member TH Woolfield:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         accepts the apology from Member Easte for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/22

MOVED by Member MJ Watson, seconded by Deputy Chairperson LA Corrick:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         confirms the minutes of its ordinary meeting, held on Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 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 - Mt Albert Community Patrol

 

Tony Mayes, Mt Albert Community Patrol, was in attendance to speak in support of Mt Albert Community Patrol’s 2014/2015 Local Board Discretionary Community Grant Funding application.

 

Documents were tabled in support of this meeting.

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

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/23

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

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         thanks Tony Mayes, Mt Albert Community Patrol, for his Public Forum presentation in support of Mt Albert Community Patrol’s 2014/2015 Local Board Discretionary Community Grant Funding application.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Minutes of Meeting - Mt Albert Residents Association

b     Mt Albert Community Patrol Information Pamphlet

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

12

Albert-Eden Local Board Discretionary Community Funding - Round One 2014-15

 

Sarah Zimmerman, Community Funding Advisor, was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number AEG/2014/24

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

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)      receives the Albert-Eden Local Board Discretionary Community Funding - Round One 2014-15 report.

b)      approves the following applications for funding from its 2014/2015 Albert-Eden Local Board Discretionary Community Grants Budget:

Organisation name

Funds required for

Amount requested

Amount funded

Comments

Youthline Auckland

Helpline and Text services, volunteer costs

$10,683

$2,000

Towards helpline and text services and volunteer costs.

Central Auckland Parents Centre Incorporated

Childbirth Education – facilitator fees

$5,429

$2,000

Towards facilitator fees for childbirth education course.

Auckland Sexual Abuse HELP Foundation

“We Can Keep Safe” programme for children and their caregivers

$5,880

$2,500

Towards “We Can Keep Safe” programme in the Albert-Eden local board area.

Auckland Deaf Society Incorporated

Children’s Christmas Party

$890

$500

Towards entertainment for the Children’s Christmas Party.

Tumeke Cycle Space Incorporated

Community Bike Workshop 2015

$1,369

$700

Towards new tools/resources for the community bike workshop.  The local board welcomes promotional material to distribute from the local board office and in the area.

Mt Albert Community Patrol

Patrol volunteers support

$2,000

$2,000

Towards petrol for patrol volunteers, uniforms for volunteers and sign-writing for vehicles.

Epsom and Eden District Historical Society

History of Mt Eden

$10,000

$5,000

Towards production of the History of Mt Eden book.

Epsom Neighbourhood Watch Incorporated 

Office administration, newsletter and graffiti abatement

$1,283

$1,000

Towards office administration, newsletter and/or graffiti abatement.

Auckland Challenge Incorporated

Duke of Edinburgh expeditions

$5,000

$2,000

Towards Duke of Edinburgh expeditions.

Total

$42, 534

$17,700

 

 

c)      declines the following applications for funding from its 2014/2015 Albert-Eden Discretionary Community Grant Funding:

Organisation name

Funds required for

Amount requested

Rationale for decision

Blind Foundation

Library services and DAISY players

$7,500

Decline as the applicant is regional rather than local and demonstrates less financial need than others applying.  The Community Group Assistance Fund is a more appropriate source of funding for regional organisations.

Harmony Trust

Harmony Social Services Family Programmes

$6,350

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and other applications demonstrated wider community benefit.

Dance Therapy NZ

STARS Dance Movement Therapy: Mt Albert

$4,928

Decline as the applicant has recently received Council and local board funding, and the fund was over-subscribed.

ODR Productions Limited

Westfest music festival 2015

$20,000

Decline as other applications demonstrated greater community benefit.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Auckland

Emergency Family Support

$5,000

Decline as the application is for ongoing costs rather than a local, community project.

Recreate NZ

Volunteer Information and Appreciation Evening 2015

$3,000

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and Recreate has recently received Council grants via other funds.

Spark Centre (Panacea Arts Charitable Trust)

Wages for delivery of “Extended Practice – A Pilot Programme”

$1,848

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and the applicant has recently received Council funding through other schemes.

OnBoard Skate Incorporated

Skate and Scoot Safe

$2,700

Decline as the fund was oversubscribed and other applications demonstrated greater community benefit.

The Music Association of Auckland

Year of the Sheep Chinese New Year Performance – Mt Albert Library

$1,180

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and the group has recently received Council funding through other schemes.

The Parenting Place - Toolbox Division

Toolbox parenting groups in Albert-Eden Local Board

$4,837

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and the group has recently received Council funding via other funds.

The Parenting Place - Attitude Youth Division

Attitude programmes in Albert-Eden high schools 2014/15

$5,000

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and the group has recently received Council funding via other funds.

Variety – The Children’s Charity

Kiwi Kid Sponsorship – database upgrade

$7,675

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed and other applications were more specifically focussed on a community project.

TAPAC – The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Night of the Queer Cabaret

$2,500

Decline as the fund is over-subscribed and the group has recently received Council and local board funding.

Watersafe Auckland

Whanau Nui water programme

$2,923

Decline as the applicant already receives significant financial assistance from Auckland Council.

Okareka Dance Company

Okareka Dance Company Summer School at Unitec

$5,000

Decline as other applications demonstrated greater community need and benefit.

Mt Albert Primary Parent Fundraising Group

Electronic signage

$8,510

Decline as the fund was over-subscribed.

Total

$88,951

 

 

d)      notes that $17,700 has been allocated to date from round one of the 2014/2015 Albert-Eden Local Board Discretionary Community Grants Budget, leaving a balance of $27,607 remaining.

e)      thanks Sarah Zimmerman, Community Funding Advisor, for her attendance.

CARRIED

  

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

3.25 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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