Regional Strategy and Policy Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 5 March 2015 at 9.32am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr George Wood, CNZM

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Anae Arthur Anae

 

 

Members

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

 

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

From 9.38am, item 5.1

 

Cr Chris Darby

From 9.37am, item 5.1

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

From 9.56am, item 6

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

From 10.12am, item 9

 

Cr Denise Krum

 

 

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

 

 

Cr Dick Quax

 

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

 

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

 

Cr John Watson

From 9.40am, item 5.1

 

Cr Penny Webster

 

 

 

Mr Glenn Wilcox

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

 

Cr Cameron Brewer

 

 

 

Member Kris MacDonald

 

 

 

 


Regional Strategy and Policy Committee

05 March 2015

 

 

1††††††††† Apologies

 

Resolution number REG/2015/12

MOVED by Chairperson GS Wood, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr Brewer and member Kris MacDonald for non-attendance, Cr Cooper and Cr Watson for lateness.

CARRIED

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number REG/2015/13

MOVED by Chairperson GS Wood, seconded by Cr CM Penrose:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday 5 February 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

5††††††††† Public Input

 

5.1

Sharon Byron-McKay - Continuation of Devonportís no-spray policy

 

Cr C Darby entered the meeting at 9.37 am.

Cr LA Cooper entered the meeting at 9.38 am.

Cr J Watson entered the meeting at 9.41 am.

Cr MP Webster left the meeting at 9.46 am.

 

Sharon Byron-McKay and Corinne Sellers gave powerpoint presentations.

A copy of the presentations have been placed on the official copy of these minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website as a Minutes Attachment.

 

Resolution number REG/2015/14

MOVED by Chairperson GS Wood, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)††††† receive the presentation from Sharon Byron-McKay and Corinne Sellers with regard to the continuation of Devonportís no-spray policy.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 March 2015 Regional Strategy & Policy Committee - Issues presentation

b†††† 5 March 2015 Regional Strategy & Policy Committee - Health risks presentation

 

Cr CE Fletcher entered the meeting at 9.55 am.

 

 

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

COMET - Draft Language Strategy

 

Cr MP Webster returned to the meeting at 10.00 am.

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse entered the meeting at 10.12 am.

Cr JG Walker left the meeting at 10.15 am.

Cr JG Walker returned to the meeting at 10.24 am.

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse left the meeting at 10.25 am.

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse returned to the meeting at 10.32 am.

 

Susan Warren, Chief Executive and Hauauru Rawiri of COMET Auckland accompanied by Jeff Johnstone, Asia New Zealand Foundation; Charles Hayward, English Language Partners, and John McCafferey and Judy McFall of Auckland University 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.

 

Resolution number REG/2015/15

MOVED by Chairperson GS Wood, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)††††† thank COMET and presenters of the Auckland Languages Strategy Group for their presentation, and acknowledge the value of their work in developing an Auckland languages strategy

b)††††† request staff to work with COMET and identify actions that could come out of the strategy.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 March 2015 Regional Strategy & Policy Committee - Item 9 presentation

 

 

10

Request by Manurewa Local Board to complete District Licensing Committee review by April 2015

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† Cr Cooper declared an interest and left the meeting.

 

Cr LA Cooper left the meeting at 10.39 am.

 

Resolution number REG/2015/16

MOVED by Chairperson GS Wood, seconded by Cr WB Cashmore:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)††††† receive the request from the Manurewa Local Board to complete the District Licensing Committee review by the end of April 2015.

b)††††† agree that the review of the District Licensing Committee structure be conducted according to the timeframes resolved by the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee on 4 December 2014 (Resolution No. REG/2014/136), namely that the review be completed in June 2015 and reported back to the committee after the provisional Local Alcohol Policy has been adopted.

CARRIED

 

 

11

Strategy and Policy Forward Programme Update

 

Cr LA Cooper returned to the meeting at 10.53 am.

 

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.

 

Resolution number REG/2015/17

MOVED by Chairperson GS Wood, seconded by Cr MP Webster:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)        support the new approach to reporting on the Strategy and Policy Forward Programme and alignment of reporting timeframes

b)        note that the Commercial Sex Industry Policy, Community Grants Policy and the Significance and Engagement Policy have been adopted.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 March 2015 Regional Strategy & Policy Committee - Item 11 presentation

 

 

12

Technical publications from the Research and Evaluation Unit (RIMU)

 

Resolution number REG/2015/18

MOVED by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, seconded by Deputy Chairperson AJ Anae:

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)††††† note the list of Auckland Council technical publications 1 July 2014 to 28 February 2015

b)††††† agree that the report be forwarded to all local boards for their information.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Policing (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill

 

Cr C Darby retired from the meeting at 11.17 am.

Cr WD Walker retired from the meeting at 11.17 am.

 

Resolution number REG/2015/19

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

That the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee:

a)††††† retrospectively endorse councilís submission to the Law and Order Committee on the Policing (Cost Recovery) Amendment Bill.

CARRIED

 


 

14††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

11.19 am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 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 Regional Strategy and Policy Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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