Waiheke Local Board

 

Open Minutes

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waiheke Local Board held in the Oneroa Bowling Club, 100 Oceanview Road , Alison Park , Waiheke on Thursday, 23 April 2015 at 5.15pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Paul Walden

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Beatle Treadwell

 

 

 

Members

Becs Ballard

 

 

 

 

Shirin Brown

 

 

 

 

John Meeuwsen

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Mike Lee

From 5:34pm

Item 9.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Waiheke Local Board

23 April 2015

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

            Member BM Treadwell led the meeting in prayer.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

Secretarial Note: An apology from Councillor Mike Lee for lateness was noted

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/73

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 9 April 2015 as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Waste Resources Trust - Dawn Jeffrey

 

Dawn Jeffrey was in attendance to provide the board with an update on the 2014/2015 Beach Ambassador programme.

 

A copy of the report has been placed on the official minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/74

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)    Thanks Dawn Jeffrey for her attendance and presentation.

 

b)    Receives the tabled report and attach it to the minutes.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Community Partnerships Powerpoint

 

Mike Lee entered the meeting at 5:34pm

 

9.2

Waiheke Tennis Club – Bill Kinghorn

 

Bill Kinghorn was in attendance to talk to the board about the use of a volley wall at the Ranguhoa Sports Park Pavilion for practice.

 

A copy of the report has been placed on the official minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/75

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)    Refers the matter to parks officer for their consideration

 

b)    Thanks Bill Kinghorn for his attendance and presentation.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Waiheke Tennis Club Presentation  

 

9.3

Waiheke Playgroup - Lucy Coory

 

Lucy Coory was in attendance to talk to the board about the hall hire fee increases and the impact this will have on the Waiheke playgroup

 

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/76

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)    Thanks Lucy Coory for her attendance and presentation.

CARRIED

 

9.4

Community Grants Programme 2015/2016 - Roger Bryant

 

Roger Bryant was in attendance to talk to the board about the Community Grants Programme 2015/2016 and to advocate for the elderly.

 

A copy of the report has been placed on the official minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/77

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)    Receives the tabled report and attach it to the minutes

 

b)    Thank Roger Bryant for his attendance and Presentation

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Presentation by Roger Bryant  

 

10

Councillor Update

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/78

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

 

a)    Receives the verbal update from Waitemata and Gulf Ward councillor, Mike Lee

 

CARRIED

 

11        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

12        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

Secretarial Note: The chairperson with the consent of the meeting accorded item 14 Auckland Transport Report – April 2015 precedence at this time

 

14

Auckland Transport Report - April 2015

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/79

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)        Receives the Auckland Transport – April 2015 Report

b)        Thanks Ivan Trethowen for this attendance

CARRIED

 

Secretarial Note:  The order of business resumed at item 13

 

13

Waiheke Local Board 2014/2015 Small Local Improvements Programme - April 2015 update

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/80

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Deputy Chairperson BM Treadwell:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      Receives the Waiheke Local Board SLIPs April 2015 programme summary.

b)      Returns the $90,000 capex budget for the following projects and considers them for possible delivery in 2015/2016:

 

No

Project description

Capex/ Opex

Budget   to be returned

Reason

1

 Te Matuku to Orapiu walkway SLIPs project

Capex

$ 80,000

 To be delivered in FY15/16

2

 Walking tracks on ‘paper roads’, opening work : Te Matuku Creek Esplanade – physical works

Capex

$ 10,000

 To be delivered in FY15/16

 

c)      Approves the reallocation of the returned $90,000 capital budget to the below projects:

 

No

Project description

Capex

Budget value

Local Board Spokesperson

1.

 Ostend Domain stage two physical works (controlled boat wash down hard stand, sea wall and footpath)

 

 Capex

 $90,000

Chairperson PA Walden

 

 

Total 

 

 $90,000

 

d)      Approves the following SLIPs capital projects for 2014/ 2015 year and confirms the project spokesperson(s):  

 

No

Project description

Budget value

Local Board Spokesperson/s

1.

Ostend Domain stage two physical works (controlled boat wash down hard stand, sea wall and footpath)

$127,629

Chairperson PA Walden

 

TOTAL

$127,629

 

e)      Delegates to the Chair and Deputy Chair to confirm spokes people and allocate the remaining $34,546 SLIPs operational budget, with consideration to the proposals below currently being scoped.

 

No

Project description

Opex Budget value

Local Board Spokesperson/s

1.

Putiki Bay Action Plan – Contribution to boat removal costs

To be confirmed once scope is resolved

Member JP Meeuwsen and Chairperson PA Walden

2.

Onetangi Sports Park Reserve Management Plan

To be confirmed once scope is resolved

TBC

3.

Esplanade survey

 

To be confirmed once scope is resolved

TBC

4.

Marine survey top up

 

To be confirmed once scope is resolved

Chairperson PA Walden and Deputy Chair BM Treadwell

5.

Waiheke Recreation Centre – grant to progress operational works

To be confirmed once scope is resolved

TBC

 

f)       Report the SLIPs operational budget decisions together with recommendations about any surplus opex expenditure to the next available business meeting.

g)      Notes that the SLIPs 2014/2015 Capex budget is now fully allocated.

CARRIED

 

Secretarial Note:  Item 14 Auckland Transport Report – April 2015 was considered after item 12. 

 

15

Local board advocacy and feedback on Long-term Plan 2015 – 2025 proposals

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/81

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      Confirms the list of advocacy points for the discussions with the Budget          Committee on 28 April 2015 as detailed in attachment D of the ‘Local Board          advocacy and feedback on the Long-term Plan 2015-2025 proposals’ report          and summarized as follows:

         Local Priorities

·      Community Swimming Pool

·      Devolution of decision making to Local Boards

·      Greenways capex regional network

·      Local capex fund

·      Ecological restoration

·      Pest free Waiheke

·      Pensioner and community housing

·      Establishment of a network of marine reserves

·      Environmental center

         CCO Priorities

         Auckland Transport

·         10 Year Transport Plan

·         Sustainable safe transport options including development of cycle ways

·         Devolution of decision making to Local Boards

         Auckland Council Property Limited

·         Devolution of decision making to Local Boards

         Regional Proposals with local impact

·         Retaining solid waste subsidy to Hauraki Gulf ratepayers

·         Sprays in parks instead of mechanical means

·         Regional funding for visitor infrastructure support

b)      adds the following as advocacy items:

·       decision making around cemeteries should be allocated to the Waiheke      Local Board.

·       funding for a reserve management plan for Onetangi Reserve and potential      acquisition to enable regional and community outcomes.

c)      delegates to the chair and deputy chair to make minor changes to these          advocacy points as required.

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Waiheke Local Board Community Grants Programme 2015/2016

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/82

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      approves the Waiheke Community Grants Programme 2015/2016 as per           attachment A of the ‘Waiheke Local Board Community Grants Programme           2015/2016’ report.

b)      adds supporting community elders as a Local Board priority for grants. 

 

CARRIED

 

 

17

Community Service Awards

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/83

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      Grants $2,000 from the 2014/2015 Volunteers Day budget and $500 from the 2014/2015 Civic events budget to the Waiheke Island Council of Social Services to support the delivery of a joint Volunteers Dinner and Waiheke Island Outstanding Community Service Award event in June 2015.

 

CARRIED

 

 

18

Reports requested/pending

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/84

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member RE Ballard:  

That the Waiheke Local Board

a)      Receives the ‘Reports requested/pending’ report.

 

CARRIED

 

19

List of resource consents

 

Resolution number WHK/2015/85

MOVED by Chairperson PA Walden, seconded by Member JP Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      Receives the list of resource consents lodged during 13 March to 3 April 2015 related to Waiheke Island.

 

CARRIED

  

 

20        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

6:39 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 Waiheke Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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