Economic Development Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Economic Development Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 9.30am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Anae Arthur Anae

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Ross Clow

 

Members

Cr Cameron Brewer

 

 

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Member Precious Clark

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

Until 11.01am, Item 9

 

Cr Denise Krum

 

 

Cr Penny Webster

From 9.48am, Item 5.2

Until 11:43am, Item 11

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Mayor Len Brown

For absence

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

For absence

 

Kris MacDonald

For absence

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher

For absence

 

Cr Dick Quax

For absence

 

Cr Penny Webster

For lateness

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Cathy Casey

Until 10.44am, Item 9

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Brett Clark

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board

 

Beth Houlbrooke

Rodney Local Board

 

Mark Thomas

Orākei Local Board

 


Economic Development Committee

08 October 2014

 

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/50

MOVED by Chairperson AJ Anae, seconded by Deputy Chairperson RI Clow:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor LCM Brown, member K MacDonald, Cr CE Fletcher, and  Cr D Quax for absence, Deputy Mayor PA Hulse for absence on council business, and Cr P Webster for lateness.

CARRIED

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

 Resolution number ECO/2014/51

MOVED by Chairperson AJ Anae, seconded by Deputy Chairperson RI Clow:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 20 August 2014 as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4          Petitions

There were no petitions.

 

5          Public Input

 

5.1

Dr Pete Mazany - The potential economic benefits of Project Microcar

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/52

MOVED by Cr LA Cooper, seconded by Member P Clark:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      receive the presentation from Dr Pete Mazany regarding Project Microcar.

CARRIED


 

5.2

Trevor Hipkins - AECOM Company

 

Trevor Hipkins, NZ Lead - Programme, Cost, Consultancy, AECOM Company, provided a PowerPoint presentation, a copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Cr MP Webster entered to the meeting at 9.48 am.

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/53

MOVED by Chairperson AJ Anae, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      receive the presentation and thank Mr Trevor Hipkins for his attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 October 2014, Economic Development Committee, Item 5.2 - Sentiment 1H 2014 Survey Presentation

 

5.3

Hon. Shane Jones - Ambassador for Pacific Economic Development

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/54

MOVED by Cr AJ Anae, seconded by Deputy Chairperson RI Clow:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      thank Hon. Shane Jones, Jeremy Clark-Watson, and Murray Bridges for their presentation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

6          Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

7          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

8          Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 


9

Update on the Foodbowl and ATEED's Food & Beverage Sector Activity

 

Patrick McVeigh, General Manager Economic Growth, ATEED, gave a verbal presentation.

 

 

Cr C Casey retired from the meeting 10.44am.

Cr LA Cooper retired from the meeting at 11.01 am.

 

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/55

MOVED by Chairperson AJ Anae, seconded by Member P Clark:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      receive the update on the Foodbowl and ATEED's Food & Beverage Sector Activity report.

CARRIED

 

10

Māori Economic Development Forum

 

Patrick McVeigh, General Manager Economic Growth, ATEED, provided a PowerPoint presentation, a copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.  A video was shown in support of this item, and can be accessed upon request.

 

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/56

MOVED by Cr DA Krum, seconded by Member P Clark:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      receive the presentation and thank Patrick McVeigh.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 October 2014, Economic Development Committee, Item 10 - Maori Economic Development Forum Presentation

 

 

11

Industrial Land Market

 

Zoltan Moricz, Senior Director of New Zealand research, CBRE, provided a PowerPoint presentation, a copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Secretarial note:          The analysis undertaken by CBRE sought to provide an understanding of the broad industrial land dynamics of the Auckland market. It did this by reviewing recent development activity in the significant industrial precincts in the urban area of Auckland, as depicted by the map attached. Smaller industrial precincts in the rural areas of Rodney and Franklin were not included in the analysis.

 

 

Cr MP Webster retired from the meeting at 11.43 am.

 

 

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/57

MOVED by Chairperson AJ Anae, seconded by Deputy Chairperson RI Clow:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      thank Zoltan Moricz for his presentation on the industrial land market.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 October 2014, Economic Development Committee, Item 11 - Auckland Industrial Land Study Presentation

b     8 October 2014, Economic Development Committee, Item 11 - CBRE Industrial Precincts Map

 


 

12

Auckland Quarterly Economic Update

 

Rachel Logie, Acting Chief Economist, provided a PowerPoint presentation, a copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

Resolution number ECO/2014/58

MOVED by Cr DA Krum, seconded by Deputy Chairperson RI Clow:  

That the Economic Development Committee:

a)      thank Rachael Logie for her presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 October 2014, Economic Development Committee, Item 12 - Auckland Economic Quarterly Presentation

 

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.44 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 Economic Development Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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