Infrastructure Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Infrastructure Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Level 2, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 at 1.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Mike Lee

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Chris Darby

 

Members

Cr Cameron Brewer

Until 2:33pm, item 10

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Ross Clow

From 1:44pm, item 5.1; until 4:11pm, item 11

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

From 1:40pm, item 5.1; until 4:47pm item 12

 

Liane Ngamane

From 1:43pm, item 5.1

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

 

Cr Dick Quax

Until 4:47pm item 12

 

Cr Wayne Walker

From 1:40pm, item 5.1

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Glenn Wilcox

 

 

Penny Hulse (Ex-officio)

From 1:50pm, item 5.1; until 3.25pm, item 10

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

Len Brown, JP (Ex-officio)

Absence

 

 


Infrastructure Committee

21 October 2014

 

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number INF/2014/43

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr J Watson:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor Len Brown for absence, Cr Wayne Walker and Member Liane Ngamane for lateness.

CARRIED

 

2          Declaration of Interest

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number INF/2014/44

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Brewer:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

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

CARRIED

 

4          Petitions

There were no petitions.

 

5          Public Input

 

5.1

Chris Hoff-Neilsen - ECycles, Waiheke Island

 

Cr W Walker entered the meeting at 1:40 pm.

Cr C Fletcher entered the meeting at 1:40 pm.

Member L Ngamane entered the meeting at 1:43 pm.

Cr R Clow entered the meeting at 1:44 pm.

Cr P Hulse entered the meeting at 1:50 pm.

 

Resolution number INF/2014/45

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson C Darby:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)        thank Chris and Darleen Hoff-Neilsen, representing E-Cycles of Waiheke Island, for their presentation

b)        fully supports the application of E-Cycles, active transport operators being allowed suitable space at Matiatia

c)        agree that the Chair seek meetings with the relevant council-controlled organisations, Auckland Transport and Auckland Council Property Ltd to support E-Cycles application.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     21 October 2014 Item 5.1 - 'E-Cycles: The future Is Here' including  a letter of support from Waiheke Local Board


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

Stormwater Infrastructure - First Quarter 2014/2015 Update

 

Resolution number INF/2014/46

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)      thank Craig McIlroy, Manager Stormwater for his verbal presentation and receive the ‘Stormwater Infrastructure – First Quarter 2014/2015 Update’ report.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Update from Watercare Services Ltd

 

Graham Wood, Chief Infrastructure Officer spoke to his report, followed by Mr Bourne who gave a powerpoint presentation.

A copy of the presentation has been placed on the official copy of these minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr RI Clow left the meeting at 2.38 pm.

Cr CM Penrose left the meeting at 2.47 pm.

Cr RI Clow returned to the meeting at 2.53 pm.

Cr CM Penrose returned to the meeting at 2.53 pm.

Cr CM Penrose left the meeting at 3.06 pm.

Cr CM Penrose returned to the meeting at 3.13 pm.

Cr WD Walker left the meeting at 3.15 pm.

Cr CM Penrose left the meeting at 3.22 pm.

Cr CE Brewer retired from the meeting at 3.23 pm.

Member PA Hulse retired from the meeting at 3.25 pm.

Cr CM Penrose returned to the meeting at 3.29 pm.

Cr WD Walker returned to the meeting at 3.36 pm.

 

Resolution number INF/2014/47

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)      thank Graham Wood, Chief Infrastructure Officer and Mark Bourne, Operations Manager of Watercare Services Ltd for their presentations.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     21 October 2014 Item 10 - Mangere Wastewater Treatment Plant & The Manukau Harbour


 

The meeting adjourned at 3:39 pm

The meeting reconvened at 3:47 pm

 

11

Auckland Travel Information Update

 

Staff gave a powerpoint presentation.

A copy of the presentation has been placed on the official copy of these minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr RI Clow left the meeting at 3.47 pm.

Cr RI Clow returned to the meeting at 4.00 pm.

Cr RI Clow retired from the meeting at 4.12 pm.

 

Resolution number INF/2014/48

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)      note key trends from the 2013 Census about journeys to work as well as information from the Household Travel Survey about journeys for non-work purposes

b)      recognise the connections between the travel information contained in this report, key Auckland Plan transport projects and the location of future growth

c)      thank Joshua Arbury, Principal Transport Planner for his in-depth report

d)      note its  appreciation  for the  excellent  support,  service  and  guidance from Mr Kevin Wright, Manager Transport Strategy over the past four years.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     21 October 2014 Item 11 - Auckland Travel Information Update

 

 

12

Update from Auckland Transport

 

Cr CE Fletcher left the meeting at 4.47 pm.

Cr D Quax left the meeting at 4.47 pm.

 

Resolution number INF/2014/49

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr WD Walker:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)        thank Peter Clark, General Manager Strategy and Planning, Auckland Transport for his verbal presentation.

CARRIED

 

Moved by Member G Wilcox, seconded by Member L Ngamane, an amendment by way of addition:

b)      agree that council-controlled organisations provide a Maori Impact Statement in their reports to committees.

 

The amendment was put by voices and declared LOST.


 

13

Information Items

 

Resolution number INF/2014/50

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CM Casey:  

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)      receive the information.

CARRIED

 

 

14        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

4.54 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 Infrastructure Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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