Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel held in the Board Room, Auckland Town Hall, Ground Floor, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 at 6:25pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Feroz† Ali

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Dave Tomu

 

 

 

Members

Carlos Abdelrahman

 

 

 

 

Asoka Basnayake

 

 

 

 

Naoe Hashimoto

 

 

 

 

Anita Keestra

 

 

 

 

Yee Yang 'Square' Lee

 

 

 

 

Angela Lim

 

 

 

 

Wong Liu Shueng

 

 

 

 

Christian Dee Yao

 

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Cr Denise Krum

Until 6.55pm, Item 5

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Kafeba Mundele

Absence†

 

 

Cr Denise Krum

Early departure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel

15 October 2014

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number ETH/2014/27

MOVED by Member C Abdelrahman, seconded by Member D Tomu:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Member Kafeba for absence, and Cr DA Krum for early departure.

 

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

The Chairperson declared an interest as Divisional Chief Executive of ACG Tertiary and Careers Group, regarding discussions between this company and Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) on international related matters.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number ETH/2014/28

MOVED by Member F Ali, seconded by Member A Keestra:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 3 September 2014, as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

 

5

Significance and Engagement Policy

 

 

 

Cr DA Krum left the meeting at 6.55pm.

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2014/29

MOVED by Member F Ali, seconded by Member C Abdelrahman:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the Draft Significance and Engagement Policy and suggests other ideas of how the council could encourage feedback on the draft from ethnic people.

b)††††† provide feedback on current draft engagement guidelines which will help to inform the engagement plan for the draft Long-term Plan.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

6

Auckland Regional Migrant Service Trustee Appointment Committee Request - Endorsement of Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel's Chairperson's Recommendations

 

 

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† Changes to the original motion were incorporated as Chairís recommendations under b).

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2014/30

MOVED by Member F Ali, seconded by Member D Tomu:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† note and endorse the following recommendations made by the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panelís Chairperson to the Auckland Regional Migrant Service Trustee Appointment Committee Chair:

i)†††††† Anita Keestra

ii)††††† Dave Tomu

iii)†††† Asoka Basnayake

b)        note that Member Y Lee has been appointed to the Auckland Regional Migrant Service (ARMS) Trustee Appointment Committee by the ARMS Trustee Appointment Committee Chair.

CARRIED

 

 

 

7

Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel - Work Programme Update

 

Resolution number ETH/2014/31

MOVED by Member F Ali, seconded by Member Y Lee :

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the work programme of the Pacific Peoples, Youth and Seniors Advisory Panels

b)††††† discuss opportunities for integration, alignment and collaboration between its work programme and that of the other panels.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† The panel discussed the topic of correspondence with members of the public and agreed future requests from members of the public be forwarded to the Lead Officer Support.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8††††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

7.49 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 Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:........................................................