Finance and Performance Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Finance and Performance Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 23 October 2014 at 9.34am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Penny Webster

 

Members

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

From 9.48am item 10

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

From 9.48am item 10

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

From 9.55am item 10

 

Cr Denise Krum

From 9.59am, item 10

 

Cr Mike Lee

From 10.07am, item 10

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

 

Cr Dick Quax

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Member David Taipari

From 9.48am item 10

 

Member John Tamihere

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

From 9.40am item 10

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr George Wood, CNZM

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Cr Cameron Brewer

Absence

 

 

Cr Arthur Anae

Absence

 

 

Cr Ross Clow

Absence

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

Lateness

 

 

Cr Denise Krum

Lateness

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

Lateness

 

 


 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number FIN/2014/63

MOVED by Chairperson MP Webster, seconded by Cr CM Penrose:

That the Finance and Performance Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Councillors C Brewer, R Clow and A Anae for absence and Councillors A Filipaina, D Krum and W Walker and Member D Taipari for lateness.

CARRIED

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number FIN/2014/64

MOVED by Cr CM Casey, seconded by Cr GS Wood:

That the Finance and Performance Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 24 September 2014, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

5††††††††† Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

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

Disposal Recommendation Report

 

Resolution number FIN/2014/65

MOVED by Cr D Quax, seconded by Cr SL Stewart:

That the Finance and Performance Committee:

a)††††† approve the disposal of the land subject to the satisfactory conclusion of any required statutory processes, at:

i.††††††† 1/187 Flat Bush School Road, Flat Bush comprised of an estate in fee simple, containing approximately 23,390m2 more or less being part of lot 2 deposited plan 48950 part contained in certificate of title Part NA69A/619;

ii.†††††† 3/187 Flat Bush School Road, Flat Bush comprised of an estate in fee simple, containing approximately 7,783m2 more or less being part of lot 2 deposited plan 48950 part contained in certificate of title Part NA69A/619;

iii.††††† 4/187 Flat Bush School Road, Flat Bush comprised of an estate in fee simple, containing approximately 8,693m2 more or less being part of lot 2 deposited plan 48950 part contained in certificate of title Part NA69A/619;

iv.††††† 5/187 Flat Bush School Road, Flat Bush comprised of an estate in fee simple, containing approximately 29,738m2 more or less being part of lot 2 deposited plan 48950 part contained in certificate of title Part NA69A/619;

b)††††† approve the final terms and conditions under the appropriate delegations.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Auckland Council 2014 General Revaluation Process and Outcomes

 

A video and PowerPoint presentation were given by Neil Sullivan Valuer-General, Mindy James and Peter McKay, and a 2014 Revaluation Information Pack was tabled.

 

A copy of the tabled documents have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as attachments.† The link to the video is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3thSWd9gi4

 

 

Resolution number FIN/2014/66

MOVED by Chairperson MP Webster, seconded by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse:

That the Finance and Performance Committee:

a)††††† receive the report of the Auckland Council 2014 General Revaluation Process and Outcomes.

b)††††† note the summary presentation by Council officers when discussing rating value movements with constituents

c)††††† thank the Valuer-General for his presentation on the statutory process relating to Rating Valuations

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 23 October 2014: Finance and Performance Committee - General Revaluation Process - Valuer-General ppt

b†††† 23 October 2014: Finance and Performance Committee - Auckland Council General Revaluation Process presentation †

 

 

Cr W Walker entered the meeting at 9.40am

Cr C Fletcher, A Filipaina and Member Taipari entered the meeting at 9.48am

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse entered the meeting at 9.55 am.

Cr DA Krum entered the meeting at 9.59 am.

Cr ME Lee entered the meeting at 10.07 am.

Member DE Taipari left the meeting at 10.51 am.

 

11

Auckland Art Gallery Foundation

 

Robert Domm, CE; Rhana Devenport, Art Gallery Director; and John Judge, Chair of the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation) and Kirsty Colquhoun were in attendance and spoke in support of the report.

 

 

Resolution number FIN/2014/67

MOVED by Cr AM Filipaina, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:

That the Finance and Performance Committee:

a)††††† acknowledge that the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation has contributed $20.145 million to the Auckland Art Gallery redevelopment, compared to a $33.4 million target.

b)††††† acknowledge that the foundation will make a final payment of $245,000 towards the redevelopment project.

c)††††† note that Auckland Councilís share of the $121 million redevelopment cost was $69.36 million, compared to $56.1 million provided for in 2009 by the legacy Auckland City Council.

d)††††† note the foundation has changed its trust deed to clarify its ongoing role in supporting the gallery through acquisitions, assistance in exhibitions, research, education and other matters.

e)††††† note the proposal to establish an endowment fund to be considered as part of the Long-term Plan (LTP) discussions.

f)†††††† thank the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation for the contributions to the Auckland Art Gallery redevelopment and the offer of a matching contribution for acquisitions.

 

CARRIED

Member DE Taipari returned to the meeting at 11.05 am.

12††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

11.10am†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 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 Finance and Performance Committee HELD ON

 

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