Whau Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Whau Local Board held in the Whau Local Board Office, 31 Totara Avenue, New Lynn on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 6.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Catherine Farmer

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Susan Zhu

From 6.40pm, item 7

 

 

Members

Derek Battersby, QSM, JP

 

 

 

 

Ami Chand, JP

 

 

 

 

Duncan Macdonald, JP

 

 

 

 

Ruby Manukia-Schaumkel

Until 7.20pm, item 13

 

 

 

Simon Matafai

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Clr Ross Clow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Whau Local Board

15 April 2015

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The meeting opened with a karakia.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number WH/2015/1

MOVED by Member R Manukia-Schaumkel, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)         Accepts apologies from member Susan Zhu for lateness and from member Ruby Manukia-Schaumkel for early departure.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WH/2015/2

MOVED by Chairperson CM Farmer, seconded by Member SPT Matafai:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)         Confirms the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 18 March 2015, as a true and correct record subject to the spelling correction for item 8.1, to read as follows:

“Tula’i Pacific Youth Leadership Group

 

CARRIED

 

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

 

7          Ward Councillor’s Update

 

 

Whau local board received update from Councillor Ross Clow on matters being addressed by Governing Body including extensions to Bledisloe Wharf by Ports of Auckland and visual pollution by signs in the Whau local board area.

 

Deputy Chairperson S Zhu joined the meeting at 6.40 pm.

 

 

 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

ChangeWorks Trust

 

Steve Deakin and Anihera Tahu-Hepworth from the ChangeWorks Trust introduced the organisation to the board and made a verbal presentation on programmes they offer to help young men and women to develop skilled, positive long term relationships within their communities, their families and themselves.

 

Resolution number WH/2015/3

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Zhu, seconded by Member SPT Matafai:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Receives presentation from Steve Deakin and Anihera Tahu-Hepworth of ChangeWorks Trust and thanks them for the presentation.

 

CARRIED

 

 

8.2

Whau Arts Festival 2015

 

Representatives from Whau the People made a presentation to the board on the proposed Whau Arts Festival 2015 and requested for the board support for the festival.

A copy of presentation has been placed on file copy of minutes and can be viewed on Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number WH/2015/4

MOVED by Chairperson CM Farmer, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Receives the presentation from Leilani Tamu and Sam Morrison of Whau the People and thanks them for the presentation.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Presentation - Whau Arts Festival 2015

 

 

Item 16 was taken after item 8.2.

 

 

16

Whau Arts Festival Funding

 

Resolution number WH/2015/5

MOVED by Member SPT Matafai, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Agrees to the fund $40,000 to Whau The People towards the delivery of the 2015 Whau Arts Festival from the 14/15 CDAC Ambrico Kiln budget line -N.003680.01.

 

CARRIED

 


 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

12

Whau Local Board Chairperson, Catherine Farmer's report

 

Secretarial Note:        Funding applications from Koloa Folofola Misiloi for Kelston Community Homework Programme, Tanya Tapatuetoa for Fun in the Park, New Lynn RSA for Anzac Day technical support costs  and New Lynn RSA for RSA Plaque unveiling were tabled at the meeting. Copies of the applications have been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website

 

Resolution number WH/2015/6

MOVED by Member DQ Battersby, seconded by Member D Macdonald:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)         Approves Fast Response funding to  the following applicants, to the value stated below as attached to the agenda report:

                   i.           Athens Community Trust                                        $1000

                  ii.           Vaevae Manava Community Pre-School               $1000

                 iii.           Pulela’a Kava Group                                                $1000

b)        Approves Fast Response funding to the following applicants, to the value below as tabled at the meeting:

                   i.          Kelston Community Homework Programme        $1000

                  ii.          Tanya Tapatuetoa  Fun in the Park                        $300

c)         Approves from the $10,000 heritage fund in the events discretionary budge funding to value below as tabled at the meeting:

                   i.             New Lynn RSA for Anzac Day technical support costs    $1500

d)        Approves from Whau Anzac Day fund to the value below as tabled at the meeting

                   i.           New Lynn RSA for RSA Plaque unveiling               $400

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Application assessment - Koloa Folofola Misiloi for Kelston Community Homework Programme

b     Application assessment - Tanya Tapatuetoa for Fun in the Park

c    Application assessment - New Lynn RSA for Anzac Day technical support costs 

d    Application assesment - New Lynn RSA for RSA Plaque unveiling

 

 

13

Local board member update reports

 

There were no verbal reports.

 

 

 

Member R Manukia-Schaumkel left the meeting at 7.20 pm.

 

14

Auckland Transport Update Report – Whau Local Board

 

Resolution number WH/2015/7

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Zhu, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Receives the Auckland Transport update report.

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Approval of a community lease for multiple premises to Auckland Kindergarten Association

 

Resolution number WH/2015/8

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Zhu, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Approves the surrender of all current and expired Auckland Kindergarten Association leases from their local board area as specified in the Auckland Kindergarten Association Schedule of Premises and Site Plans (Attachment A) subject to the granting of a new community lease;

b)      Approves a new community lease to Auckland Kindergarten Association for Green Bay Kindergarten, New Lynn Kindergarten and Blockhouse Bay Kindergarten, details specified in Attachment A, subject to the following terms and conditions:

i)       Term – 10 years commencing 1 April 2015 with one 10-year right of renewal;

ii)      Rent - $1.00 plus GST per annum if requested;

iii)     The Auckland Kindergarten Association Community Outcomes Plan as approved be attached to the lease document (Attachment B);

iv)     All other terms and conditions in accordance with the Auckland Council Community Occupancy Guidelines July 2012.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Item 16 was  taken before item 9.

 


 

17

Whau Neighbourhodd Greenways

 

Resolution number WH/2015/9

MOVED by Member DQ Battersby, seconded by Chairperson CM Farmer:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Approves the priority list of twelve greenways projects as below for inclusion in the final version of the Whau Neighbourhood Greenways report.

Priorities Currently only partially funded or unfunded

1.    Construction of Riversdale Reserve perimeter path

2.    Miranda Reserve connections

3.    Cliff View to Godley Road

4.    McWhirter Place to Busby Street bridge

5.    Archibald Park to Avondale West bridge

 

New Projects

6.    La Rosa Gardens Reserve to Godley Road

7.    Wolverton Street to McWhirter Place (streamside)

8.    Planning for Stage 2 of the Whau Coastal Walkway including the Rizal Reserve to Ken Maunder Park link, to be constructed by the Trust

9.    Planning for Stage 3 of the Whau Coastal Walkway, to be constructed by the Trust

10.  Lynfield Cove  to Wood Bay (staged extension of the Manukau Foreshore Walkway)

11.  Eastdale Road to Holly Street (extension of the proposed Motu Manawa walkway)

12.  East Coast of Rosebank Peninsula (further extensions of the Motu Manawa Walkway)

 

b)      Recommends the preparation of a concept plan for the Lynfield Cove to Karaka Esplanade extension of the Manukau Foreshore Walkway, to form the basis of funding applications.

c)      Approves funding of $100,000 to construct the perimeter footpath and $45,000 from the local board discretionary capex fund to install 4 double exercise machines in Riversdale Reserve.

d)      Will consider providing funding of $30,000 to engage a consultant to provide project coordination and to write funding applications for greenways projects, from their 2015/2016 Local Development Initiative Fund.

e)      Will consider providing funding of $70,000 from their 2015/2016 Local Development Initiative Fund for development of signposts and promotion of greenways in the Whau Local Board area, including a greenways map and brochure.

f)       Approves the future naming of longer proposed greenways trails in the Whau Local Board area in discussion with iwi.

 

CARRIED

 


 

18

Whau Makerspace - Auckland Libraries

 

Resolution number WH/2015/10

MOVED by Member DQ Battersby, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)            Approves allocation of $10,500 of its local board discretionary 2014-15 CAPEX budget to support the Whau Libraries Makerspace programme, and

b)           Approves allocation of $8512 from Libraries Programmes (2014-2015) Opex budget to support Whau Libraries Makerspace programme operational (robotics, printers, miscellaneous)  costs.

c)         Approves an annual OPEX allocation of $2,000 for the next three years (2015- 2017) to support the continuing delivery of the programme.

 

CARRIED

 

 

19

Developing the Empowered Communities Approach

 

Resolution number WH/2015/11

MOVED by Member A Chand, seconded by Member SPT Matafai:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Receives the Developing the Empowered Communities Approach report.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

Whau Community Grants Programme 2015/2016

 

Resolution number WH/2015/12

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Zhu, seconded by Member SPT Matafai:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Adopts the Whau Community Grants Programme 2015/2016.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Completion of Resource Recovery Trial at the Waitakere Refuse and Recycling Station

 

Resolution number WH/2015/13

MOVED by Chairperson CM Farmer, seconded by Member DQ Battersby:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Receives the ‘Completion of Resource Recovery Trial at the Waitakere Refuse and Recycling Station’ report.

 

CARRIED

 


 

22

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

 

Secretarial Note:        A report “Local board advocacy and feedback on Long-term Plan 2015 – 2025 proposals” was tabled at the meeting. A copy of the report has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed at the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number WH/2015/14

MOVED by Chairperson CM Farmer, seconded by Member SPT Matafai:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Confirms an updated list of advocacy points for the discussions with the Budget Committee on 28 April.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

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

 

 

 

23

Draft Regional Land Transport Plan - Whau Local Board Input

 

Resolution number WH/2015/15

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Zhu, seconded by Member A Chand:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Endorses the feedback given on draft Regional Land Transport Plan to the Auckland Transport on Monday, 16 March 2015 as detailed in the “Whau local board – feedback on draft Regional Land Transport Plan” attachment.

 

CARRIED

 

 

24

Confirmation of Workshop Records: March 2015

 

Resolution number WH/2015/16

MOVED by Chairperson CM Farmer, seconded by Member DQ Battersby:  

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      Confirms the records of the workshops in Attachments A - D held on the following dates: 

4 March 2015

11 March 2015

18 March 2015

25 March 2015

 

CARRIED

  

 

25        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

 

7.36 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 Whau Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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