Manurewa Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Manurewa Local Board held in the Manurewa Local Board Office, 7 Hill Road, Manurewa on Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 6.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Angela Dalton

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Simeon Brown

 

 

 

Members

Michael Bailey

 

 

 

 

Angela Cunningham-Marino

 

 

 

 

Hon George Hawkins, QSO

 

 

 

 

Danella McCormick

 

 

 

 

Ken Penney

 

 

 

 

Daryl Wrightson

 

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KMNZ, CBE

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Manurewa Local Board

09 October 2014

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Member Michael Bailey led the meeting in prayer.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number MR/2014/193

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member DJ McCormick:  

That the apologies from Member Daryl Wrightson, Cr Penrose and Cr Sir John Walker for early departure be accepted if the meeting goes past 8.30pm.

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number MR/2014/194

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member AL Cunningham-Marino:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 11 September 2014 as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no requests for leave of absence.

 

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

10.1

Extraordinary Business - World Record Event - Largest Ice-cream Dessert - Manurewa Events Trust

 

Resolution number MR/2014/195

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            agree to consider an item of extraordinary business as item 32.1 (World Record Event - Largest Ice-cream Dessert - Manurewa Events Trust), noting the reason for urgency is because:

i)             Auckland Council does not have event organisers to deliver the event

ii)            the Manurewa Events Trust has agreed to deliver the event and requires the funds to be released as soon as possible in order to do so. 

CARRIED

 

11        Notices of Motion

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

Secretarial Note:  Item 13 was taken at this point.

 

 

12

Manurewa Youth Council Update

 

Matthew Ward (Chairperson), John Sibanda (member), representing the Manurewa Youth Council, and Flora Apulu (Auckland Council Youth Advisory Panel Chairperson) were in attendance.   A report was tabled on the Young Leaders Conference 2014.  A copy of the report is publicly available on the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number MR/2014/196

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         receive the verbal report from the Manurewa Youth Council regarding:

i)          Young Leaders Conference 2014

ii)         Facing the future: Youth Forum - New psychoactive substances forum

iii)        Manurewa Community Expo

iv)        Recruitment

v)         Significance and Engagement Policy

vi)        Manurewa Youth Council Annual General Meeting – 27 November 2014

vii)       Youth Advisory Panel Update:

-       Flora appointed to represent Manurewa

-       Flora re-elected as chairperson of Youth Advisory Panel

-       “I am Auckland” Awards – celebrating different youth workers and organisations across the region

-       Presented the Youth Advisory Panel’s work programme to the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee

-       Youth voice – engaging with local young people, hearing the youth voice and supporting the local youth councils

-       Looking at how to engage better with young people on the Long-term Plan

-       Manurewa Youth Council member acknowledged for her contribution to the Long-term Plan video competition

-       Youth health issues – Hau ora

-       Rangatahi – engaging with local Maori people

-       Transport - a big issue for young people

-       Youth employment – skilled young people not connecting with businesses

-       Environment – how can young people have a voice on the future environment they will inherit

-       Significance and Engagement Policy

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     The Young Leaders Conference 2014 feedback

 

 

13

Manurewa Ward Councillors Update

 

Councillor Penrose tabled financial information relating to the regional capital spend by Auckland Council and council controlled organisations in the local board area for Manurewa, Papakura and Franklin.  A copy of the documents can be publicly viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number MR/2014/197

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member GW Hawkins:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal reports from:

i)       Councillor Calum Penrose regarding:

·   tabled a paper that broke down the amount of money Council has spent in the Manurewa and Papakura areas over the last three years

·       acknowledged concern over the impact of the city rail link - would like to see the government come on board with a higher level of funding for the project

·       has spent a lot of time over the last few weeks going through the ten year budget

·       wants to keep the levels of service at the same level

·       wants to see young people active and involved in sport

·       air quality bylaw – open fire places and pre-2005 wood burners will need to be replaced with modern less polluting models - approximately 85,000 homes will be affected.

ii)      Councillor Sir John Walker regarding:

·   high workloads

·       spending a lot of time considering the budget for the Long-term Plan

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Regional capital spend by Auckland Council and council controlled organisations in local board area for Manurewa, Papakura and Franklin

 

 

 

14

Portfolio Update

 

Danella McCormick, Built and Natural Environment Portfolio Associate tabled a powerpoint presentation regarding the organic waste collection trials. 

 

Michael Bailey, Transport Portfolio Lead, tabled a copy of feedback provided to Auckland Transport regarding the Manurewa town centre bus stops, bus routes 365 and 366.

 

A copy of these documents are publicly available on the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number MR/2014/198

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board

a)         receive the portfolio update from:

i)       Danella McCormick, Built and Natural Environment Portfolio Associate

-    showed an example of the bins that will be used in the organic waste trial in the Randwick Park area.

b)            receive the update from Michael Bailey, Library, Transport and Sports Park & Recreation Portfolio Lead regarding:

i)             Transport portfolio catch up held on Monday, 15 September 2014:

1)        Auckland Transport is working through issues raised by the portfolio lead.  Budget constraints are impacting on what can be delivered.

2)        Fare evasion - the presence of security guards has helped but fare evasion is still an issue.

3)        Myers Road / Scotts Road – a speed advisory sign will be installed within the next four months.  Auckland Transport will also putting in some speed calming measures in June/July 2015.

4)        An advocate group required from the Manurewa community to feature in and run a “Slow down driver campaign” programme.  Auckland Transport will provide the funding for the project. 

5)        Feedback provided to Auckland Transport on the Manurewa town centre bus stops, bus route 365 and 366 (see attachment).

6)        Improving the state of laneway and walkways – three locations have been identified as the first laneways/walkways to be transformed.

ii)            Parks portfolio catch up held on Thursday, 18 September 2014

1)       Park furniture/fixtures to be installed this summer.

2)       St Annes Foreshore & Beach – consultation nearly complete.

3)       Pitt Ave Reserve – scoping underway for remedial planting.

4)       Maich Road teaching gardens – soil testing underway.

5)       Coastal walkway – gearing up for consultation phase.

6)       Totara Park – concept plan to be completed in early 2015.

7)       David Nathan Park – cultural impact assessments completed.

8)       Mountfort Park – works to commence this summer.

9)       Jellicoe Park – sand carpet works to commence this summer.

10)     War Memorial Park – irrigation and drainage plan required.  Parks portfolio holder and associate support this proceeding.

11)     Gallaher Park – irrigation to be installed this summer.

12)     Carparks / hard surface - $331,000 to be allocated to Netball Manurewa – may require a report to the board.

13)     Playspaces – Mountfort play space consultation is complete.  Broad concept plan now to be developed for the new site.

14)     Grade 5 walkways to be replaced this summer.

iii)           Libraries portfolio catch up held on Friday, 3 October 2014

1)        Both libraries are being well used with a diversity of ethnicities involved.

2)        The number of behavioural issues has decreased at the Manurewa Library.  The security guard presence will be reduced after the school holidays. 

3)        The Manurewa Recreation Centre is opening a new outreach programme for at risk youth in October.  Neighbourhood Police Teams are involved.

4)        Wifi is switched off outside the library operating hours.

5)        The outreach at schools information literacy programme is being expanded to include James Cook High School.

6)        Pilot programme for older people Langi Mai Gentle Exercise for Older Polynesian people starting soon.

7)        Pacifica Power up study programme is being conducted in association with Martin Hautus Institute to help parents help their children with studying.

8)        The seed bank in the Manurewa Library will be further developed after the school holidays.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Organic waste collection trials powerpoint presentation

b     Manurewa Local Board feedback on Manurewa town centre bus stops and routes 365 and 366

 

 

15

Chairperson's Update

 

Resolution number MR/2014/199

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member GW Hawkins:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         receive the verbal report from the Manurewa Local Board Chairperson regarding:

i)          Local Board Plan

ii)         Locally driven initiatives – budgets are tight – times are hard

iii)        Long-term Plan meetings.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Manurewa Local Board Community Group Funding - Applications for Round One 2014/2015

 

Resolution number MR/2014/200

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson SP Brown:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            approve, approve in part and decline the community group funding applications for round one 2014/2015 as follows:

 

Applicant

Funds required for 

Amount requested

Amount allocated by the board

Comment

Local Board Discretionary Community Fund

Alfriston Indoor Bowling Club

Towards hall hire at the Alfriston Hall from 11 March to 27 October 2015.

$1,488

$700

Half of $1,488 or quarters if Franklin Local Board gives some funding. 

Auckland Kids Achievement Trust – Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) Auckland   

Towards the delivery costs for Kiwi Can in Clendon Park Primary, Finlayson Park, Manurewa South, Manurewa West, Weymouth Intermediate, Manurewa Intermediate and Roscommon Schools.

$10,000

$0

 

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust

Towards the cost of facilitators for 6 workshops/training over a 12 month period.

$1,680

$1,680

 

Chinese New Settlers Services Trust

Towards funding for resources, equipment, venue and promotion.

$6,961

$0

 

Communicare (CMA)

Towards rental costs for the Manurewa Friendship Centre based at the St Andrews Church for 2015.

$1,656

$1,656

 

Father and Child Trust

Towards salary of support worker and manager, also rent, printing and distribution of magazines.

$10,000

$0

 

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Trust NZ

Towards wages for an 'Outreach Worker' employed for 10 hours per week to work in the Manurewa local board area.

$1,702

$1,702

 

KidsCan Charitable Trust

Towards the cost of ‘Nit Treatment’ at low decile schools in the Manurewa local board area.

$5,000

$0

 

Manukau New Life Christian Centre - Storm

Towards camp fees for 50 young adults @ $90 each ($4,500) and a donation Towards camp transport ($1,000).

$5,500

$0

 

New Foundations Trust  (NFT)

Towards mentor costs to run an NFT programme (BRIDGE, Get Ready Get Set Go, and STEPS) appropriate to the needs of the at-risk youth and primary, intermediate and high schools in the Manurewa community. 

$9,200

$0

 

Randwick Park Residents Association

Towards costs to hold Christmas in the Park -Riverton Reserve Celebrations on Friday 5 December 2014.

$2,902

$2,902

 

Society for community Development Support Inc t/a Pregnancy Options and Help

Towards support worker wages.

$2,500

$0

 

South Asian Trust Inc.

Towards resources, facilitation and transport costs for the Parvarish Parenting Programme.

$6,697

$0

 

South Auckland Christian Foodbank

Towards costs to provide the Food Save service.

$15,000

$0

 

Te Whakaora Tangata

Towards venue hire at Clendon Community House and the Manurewa Marae for the Emotional Healing programme.

$4,248

$4,248

 

The Parenting Place - Toolbox Division

Towards additional fee subsidies for low-income participants, course handbooks and volunteer expenses for the Toolbox parenting groups in the Manurewa local board area.

$4,746

$0

 

WaterSafe Auckland Inc.

Towards swim school costs, local advertising, and messaging tools for the Whanau Nui Swim Programme at the Manurewa Aquatic Centre (Nga Mahi a Rehia from 1 December 2014 to 1 February 2015.  

$2,237

$0

 

What Hope Community Trust

Towards costs to provide four youth filmmaking experience workshops for groups of up to 10 youth over 6 weeks as an after school programme.

$5,108

$5,108

 

YMCA of Auckland Inc

Towards funding to support cost of the Diploma in Child Protection and the Kindy Rocks training.

$3,501

$0

 

Zion Ministries Trust

Towards an upgrade of the Breakfast Club’s commercial website.

$3,450

$3,450

 

Social Investment Fund

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust

Towards salary costs for a part-time Pasifika Activities Coordinator for ARMS Manukau CBD areas.

$14,184

$0

 

Foundation for Youth Development

Towards funding for the 2015 delivery of the Career Navigator programme at Manurewa High School. 

$5,000

$0

 

Kohiwi Road Playcentre

Towards funding to support paying for Licensing and Administration support for a 12 month period. 

$5,000

$5,000

 

Roman Catholic Diocese of Auckland Ecclesiatical Goods Trust T/A Catholic Social Services

Towards staff costs (salaries and training for 3 months) to provide a community based programme to stop violence to vulnerable family members and their children.

$10,000

$0

 

Weymouth Playcentre

Towards payment for Licensing and Administration support for a 12 month period. 

$3,000

$3,000

 

What Hope Community Trust

Towards camping ground fees, food and fuel costs for girls and boys Youth Leadership camps.

$2,013

$0

 

Totals

$142,773

$29,446

 

CARRIED

 

 

17

Landowner and lease approval for the Totara Park Equestrian Centre covered arena

 

Resolution number MR/2014/201

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            gives landowner approval for a 15 metre high triangular canopy over the Totara Park Equestrian Centre arena (shown on Global Fabric Structures Drawing Number 13089-501) to be constructed subject to the following conditions:

i)          that the applicant publicly notifies the variation to the resource consent and meets any costs associated with obtaining the consent;

ii)         that all appropriate regulatory consents are obtained; and

iii)        that a mitigation plan is agreed and implemented to the satisfaction of the Manager Local and Sports Parks – South

b)         resolves to surrender the grazing licence from the Totara Park Equestrian Centre Trust over the portion of land at Totara Park, 251 Redoubt Road, Manurewa, where the arena is located as outlined in the site plan (Attachment A to the report entitled “Landowner and lease approval for the Totara Park Equestrian Centre covered arena”), and grant an agreement to lease to the Trust for one year commencing 9 October 2014 with a one-year right of renewal to allow for the consents, funding and building processes to be completed.

c)         resolves that upon the issue of a building certificate of compliance, a community lease for additional premises be granted to the Totara Park Equestrian Centre Trust under the Local Government Act, subject to the following terms and conditions:

i)          term – a term from the date of compliance to the final expiry of 31 July 2020 in line with the Totara Park Equestrian Centre Trust current lease over the adjoining premises;

ii)         rent – $1.00 per annum if demanded;

iii)        all other terms and conditions to be in compliance with the Local Government Act 2002 and the Auckland Council Community Occupancy Guidelines 2012 and in line with the Totara Park Equestrian Centre Trust current lease over the adjoining premises.

d)         notes – a landowner approval is conditional.  It allows an applicant to meet conditions such as seeking and obtaining resource and building consents and is not a regulatory consent in itself. The landowner approval lapses if any of its conditions are not satisfied. If there are any amendments to the proposal, a new assessment and landowner approval will need to be undertaken by Parks, Sport and Recreation prior to any works commencing.

CARRIED

 

 

18

Approval request for facility building renewal work schedule for 2014-15

 

Resolution number MR/2014/202

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson SP Brown:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      approve the 2015 aquatic and recreation facility building renewal capital work schedule.

b)      delegate authority to the relevant Auckland Council staff to manage the projects within the facility building renewal budget indicated in the list as follows:

Budget

Revised Annual Plan

Unit

Project Description (Hyperion)

Project Description (Leisure Project)

Budget

FY15

Building

Aquatic facility building renewals (PC3200950)

358,174.47

Building

 

358,174.47

Building

Renewal

Manurewa Aquatic Centre filter media loading retrofit

17,500.00

Building

Renewal

Manurewa Aquatic Centre Install winch system

16,000.00

Building

Recreational facilities building renewals (PC3200965)

138,232.89

Building

Recreation facilities building renewals

0.00

Building

 

138,232.89

Building

Renewal

Te Matariki Clendon Community Centre childcare new floor

17,500.00

CARRIED

 

 

19

Draft Community Grants Policy

 

Resolution number MR/2014/203

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         endorse the Community Grants Policy as a regional framework for the Auckland Council community grants programme, noting that the local board will be supported to develop an individual schedule to the policy that sets out the specific outcomes, priorities and structure of their local grants programme.

b)         provide the following feedback on the Community Grants Policy:

i)          Local grants programme

 

1)    supports the provisions of the local grants programme, as it provides local boards with the flexibility to establish a range of funding schemes which reflect the priorities identified in the Auckland Plan and aligned local board plans.

2)    supports the provisions for local boards to approve their local grants programme for each financial year, in accordance with the draft Community Grants Policy.  This includes:

·         drawing upon local board plans to determine priority areas for community grants

·         the total budget available for community grants for the financial year

·         the ability to ring-fence a portion of their budget for specific purposes or recurring, multi-year grants

·         any additional accountability and performance measures relating to recurring, multi-year grants

·         the number of funding rounds per year

·         the mechanism for recipients to report back on how their grant benefitted the community

·         any additional exclusions

·         any thresholds for local grants.

3)    recommends that local boards have the discretion to set their own thresholds for local grants, rather than adopting the proposed ‘up to $1,000 for Fast Response Local Grants’ and ‘over $1,000 for Local Grants’ thresholds.

4)    supports the draft Community grants policy provisions for multi-board grants, to be utilised as appropriate and at the discretion of local boards.  Implementing this mechanism gives local boards the discretion to determine if existing joint funding committees will continue or not, which may mean the transitional phase as outlined in the report is not required.

 

ii)         Regional grants programme

 

5)     supports a Regional grants programme which is focused on providing multi-year strategic relationship grants and with key groups and organisations.

6)     supports the creation of strategic regional grant schemes which support the implementation of the Auckland Plan and related strategic action plans to achieve agreed outcomes and priorities.

7)     recommends that opportunities be sought to maximise the use of regional grants where they can support, and add value to projects, activities and programmes provided locally or across multiple local boards.

8)     note that in supporting the Regional grants programme, the current financial climate needs to be taken into account and requests as part of the Long-term Plan, work be undertaken to investigate the redistribution of annual contestable and recurring grant budgets held by operational departments are mapped to local boards, given their key role in community development

9)     recommends that no community grants budgets that are currently administered by local boards or joint funding committees are reallocated for the purposes of implementing the Regional grants programme.

iii)        Other identified issues

 

10) recommends that relevant staff from the Community Development, Arts and Culture, Parks, Sport and Recreation and Infrastructure and Environmental Services report to local boards with a work programme and communications plan, including key dates and milestones to implement the new Community grants policy in preparation for the 2015/2016 financial year.

11) requests that the Operations Division explore an integrated, and simple approach to administering the various grants programmes for the benefit of applicants, and also seek to locate a more efficient and effective way for all departments to work together to provide local boards with support, analysis, advice and monitoring of community grants.

 

c)         support the proposal to participate in an interim ‘multi-board cluster’ with Franklin Local Board, Howick Local Board, Mangere-Otahuhu Local Board, Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board, Papakura Local Board and Manurewa Local Board to consider jointly supporting projects and activities of mutual benefit, noting that if this is agreed:

i)          staff will work with participating local boards to agree funding priorities and terms of reference for the cluster

ii)         participating local boards will continue to hold their funds separately within the cluster, and can choose whether or not to allocate funds towards individual grant applications on a case-by-case basis

iii)        additional multi-board clusters can still be explored, and will be supported wherever feasible

iv)        the cluster is a transitional arrangement and would exist for the duration of the 2015/2016 financial year only, unless otherwise agreed by the participating local boards.

CARRIED

 

 

20

Auckland Transport Update – October 2014

 

Resolution number MR/2014/204

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      receive the report Auckland Transport Update – October 2014.

b)      request that Auckland Transport provide a ‘rough order of cost’ for the following projects:

i)       Station Upgrades (Te Mahia, Manurewa & Homai) 

ii)      Arts and Plants pedestrian and cycle link

iii)     Rail Station - Great South Road connectivity

iv)     Town Centre Signage

v)      Great South Road – Pedestrian friendly environment

c)      note that Auckland Transport will feedback to the Manurewa Town Centre Steering Group before any community engagement is undertaken of the above concepts that is necessary to ensure that sufficient community support exists for these projects.

d)      note that:

i)       there will be even less parking on Hill Road with the installation of the “no stopping at all times” (NSAAT) near the bus stop, and

ii)      the board want to support the Botanic Gardens with their plans to developing on-site parking.

CARRIED

 


 


21

Integrated bylaws review and implementation programme (IBRI) update – September 2014

 

Resolution number MR/2014/205

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member GW Hawkins:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      note the progress of the Integrated Bylaw Review and Implementation programme towards its completion of the delivery of new bylaws by October 2015.

CARRIED

 

 

22

Financial Policies Issues for Long-term Plan 2015-2025

 

Resolution number MR/2014/206

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member GW Hawkins:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            note it has not had sufficient information to be able to make any recommendations for change to existing financial policies as part of the development of the draft Long-term Plan 2015-2025

b)            delegate authority to the Manurewa Local Board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson after the 20 October 2014 workshops with the Governing Body to:

i)          draft recommendations for change to existing financial policies as part of the development of the draft Long-term Plan 2015-2025

ii)            provide feedback in relation to the financial policies in the draft Long-term Plan 2015-2025 at such meetings as appropriate including the local boards discussion with the Budget Committee.

CARRIED

 

 

23

Long-term Plan 2015-2025 feedback on mayoral proposal

 

Resolution number MR/2014/207

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      delegate authority to the Manurewa Local Board Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson to provide feedback at such meetings as appropriate including the local board’s discussion with the Budget Committee.

CARRIED

 

 

24

Significance and Engagement Policy

 

Resolution number MR/2014/208

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      delegate authority the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson to formalise feedback on the draft Auckland Council Significance and Engagement Policy, noting the deadline date of 14 November 2014.

CARRIED

 

 

25

Adoption of the Manurewa Local Board Plan 2014

 

Resolution number MR/2014/209

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson SP Brown:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      adopt the Manurewa Local Board Plan 2014

b)      delegate authority to the Manurewa Local Board Chairperson to approve any minor wording changes that may be necessary following adoption.

c)      note the challenges that the local board will have in fully implementing any part of its local board plan under the Mayoral proposal.

CARRIED

 

 

26

Local board feedback on the draft Arts and Culture Strategic Action Plan (ACSAP)

 

Resolution number MR/2014/210

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member D Wrightson:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         receive the report on local board feedback on the draft Arts and Culture Strategic Action Plan (ACSAP).

b)         endorse the involvement of local boards and communities in the development of the implementation plan.

c)         delegate authority to the portfolio lead, member Daryl Wrightson, and the Chairperson to draft the Manurewa Local Board feedback, noting that feedback is required by 14 November 2014.

d)         recommend that since local board feedback has not been sought in time to influence the final draft of the Arts Culture Strategic Action Plan (ACSAP) that will be presented to the October meeting of the Arts, Culture and Events Committee, the committee Chair and Community and Cultural Strategy Manager be delegated authority to make final changes based on local board feedback.

CARRIED

 

 

27

Stormwater Priorities Consultation Submission

 

Resolution number MR/2014/211

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member DJ McCormick:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      endorse the Manurewa Local Board submission to the ‘Manukau Harbour Stormwater Network Discharge Consent - Stormwater Priorities Consultation’.

CARRIED

 


 

28

Reports Requested - Pending – Issues

 

Resolution number MR/2014/212

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member AL Cunningham-Marino:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            receive the report entitled “reports requested – pending – issues” by the Democracy Advisor, noting the following responses:

i)          Row 4 – The Manager Financial Policy advises that the discount is set to return council’s interest cost saving to those ratepayers who pay early. This means the policy is no cost to the council or other ratepayers. At the time the budgets were prepared for 2014/2015, council’s projected short-term interest cost was 3.0 per cent per annum.

The discount is less than the interest rate as the interest cost saving only applies for the period of time that the council has the funds ahead of when they would normally be due. Rates are due in 4 equal instalments throughout the year (August, November, February, and May). If a ratepayer pays the full amount by the first instalment (August) then:

·         for rates due in the first instalment (1/4 of total rates) the council receives no benefit. This amount is paid on time

·         for the rates due in the second instalment (1/4 of total rates) the council receives payment 3 months (one quarter of a year) ahead of time. The benefit received by council is 1/4 of 3.0 per cent for 1/4 of total rates

·         for the rates due in the third instalment (1/4 of total rates) the council receives payment of these rates 6 months (half a year) ahead of time. The benefit received by council is 1/2 of 3.0 per cent for 1/4 of total rates

·         for the rates due in the fourth instalment (1/4 of total rates) the council receives payment of these rates 9 months (three quarters of a year) ahead of time. The benefit received by council is 3/4 of 3.0 per cent for 1/4 of total rates.

 

When the council adopted the policy they discussed offering a higher discount.  Staff advised against offering a higher discount because there would be a cost to council. This cost would have to be recovered from other ratepayers.  This would mean that those ratepayers who could not afford to pay their rates early would be subsidising those who were better off financially and able to pay early.

 

The exact cost of a higher discount would depend on the level of the discount and how many ratepayers who took up the opportunity.

CARRIED

 


 

29

Manurewa Local Board Achievements Register 2013-2016 Electoral Term

 

Resolution number MR/2014/213

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         receive the report entitled “Manurewa Local Board Achievements Register 2013 – 2016 Electoral Term”, noting the following additions to the register:

i)          adopted the Manurewa Local Board Plan 2014

ii)         supported the Manurewa Community Network Expo

iii)        attended Manurewa Business Association annual general meeting

iv)           supported the International Day for the Older Person

CARRIED

 

 

30

For Information: Reports referred to the Manurewa Local Board

 

Resolution number MR/2014/214

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson SP Brown:  

That the Manurewa Local Board

a)            note the following reports referred for information from the Governing Body committee meetings or forums:

No.

Report Title

Item no.

Meeting Date

Governing Body Committee or Forum

1.

Gambling Working Party - new regulations for the distribution of class 4

(pokie) gambling grants to communities

10.

7 August 2014

Regional Strategy and Policy Committee

2.

Housing Strategic Action Plan – Stage 1 – Update and Next Stage

9.

11 September 2014

Auckland Development Committee

3.

2013/2014 Safeswim Summary Report

10.

27 August 2014

Environment, Climate Change and Natural Heritage Committee

 

b)            provide the following feedback to the Gambling Working Party - new regulations for the distribution of class 4 (pokie) gambling grants to communities:

i)             the Manurewa Local Board reiterates its support for advocating for 100% return of grant money to the local communities.

ii)            the Manurewa Local Board supports an equitable model for the distribution of grant money. This means that the gaming machine proceeds should be distributed back into the communities where the pokie machines are based. This ideally would be done in conjunction with local board geographic boundaries. Money which is raised locally, should be redistributed locally.

CARRIED

 

 

31

Manurewa Local Board Workshop Notes

 

Resolution number MR/2014/215

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member MJ Bailey:  

That the Manurewa Local Board receive the notes from the Manurewa Local Board workshops held on 2, 16, 23, and 25 September 2014. 

CARRIED

  

 

32        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

32.1

Extraordinary Item - World Record Event - Largest Ice-cream Dessert - Manurewa Events Trust

 

A late report was tabled for consideration as an extraordinary item.  A copy of the report can be publicly viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number MR/2014/216

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member D Wrightson:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)         approve a grant of $10,000, from the Local Events Development Fund (WBS N.002461.10), to the Manurewa Events Trust towards the costs of organising and delivering the world record event for the largest ice-cream dessert on Saturday 28 February at 7pm, in conjunction with the Manurewa Community Day being held at Mountfort Park.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Extraordinary item - World Record Event - Largest Ice-cream Dessert - Manurewa Events Trust report

 

 

33

Monthly budget update including the 2014/2015 capital programme deferral considered by the 21 August and 24 September 2014 Finance and Performance Committee

 

Resolution number MR/2014/217

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member KE Penney:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            receive the resolutions, report and attachment from the 21 August and 24 September 2014 Finance and Performance Committee relating to the Monthly Budget Update report which included the 2014/2015 capital programme deferral.

b)            note the significant impact the unplanned deferrals is having on the 21 local boards in giving effect to their approved 2014/2015 Annual Plans.

CARRIED

 


 

34

Urgent Decision - M2M Community Walker 2014 - Promoting Road Safety - 5 October 2014

 

Resolution number MR/2014/218

MOVED by Chairperson AM Dalton, seconded by Member KE Penney:  

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)      note the urgent decision signed by the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson on 2 October 2014 as follows:

That the Manurewa Local Board allocate $1,000 from the local event support fund towards the traffic management plan costs for the M2M Community Walk 2014.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

7.27pm                                               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 Manurewa Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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