Regulatory and Bylaws Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee held in Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at 9.32am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Calum Penrose

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Denise Krum

 

Members

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

From 9.39am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr John Watson

From 9.38am, Item 5.1, Until 10.50am, Item 9

 

Cr George Wood, CNZM

Until 10.47am, Item 9

 

ABSENT

 

 

Member Glenn Wilcox

 

 

Member Karen Wilson

 

 

Mayor Len Brown, JP

 

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Cathy Casey

 

 

 


Regulatory and Bylaws Committee

03 June 2015

 

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number RBC/2015/14

MOVED by Chairperson CM Penrose, seconded by Deputy Chairperson DA Krum:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)         accept the apology from Member G Wilcox, Member K Wilson and Deputy Mayor PA Hulse for absence, and Cr AM Filipaina for lateness.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number RBC/2015/15

MOVED by Cr LA Cooper, seconded by Cr SL Stewart:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 4 May 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

5††††††††† Public Input

 

5.1

Public Input - Bob Lack - Air Quality

 

 

 

Cr J Watson entered the meeting at 9.38 am.

Cr AM Filipaina entered the meeting at 9.39 am.

 

 

 

Resolution number RBC/2015/16

MOVED by Cr WB Cashmore, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)††††† thank Bob Lack for his public input regarding air quality.

 

CARRIED

 

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

Air Quality Update

 

 

 

Cr GS Wood left the meeting at 10.47 am.

Cr J Watson left the meeting at 10.50 am.

 

 

 

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:†††††††† Changes to the original motion were incorporated with the addition of Chairís recommendation c).

 

 

 

Resolution number RBC/2015/17

MOVED by Chairperson CM Penrose, seconded by Cr WB Cashmore:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)††††† note that an Air Quality Bylaw will be developed ahead of September 2016 to retain the operative rules currently contained in the Auckland Regional Plan: Air Land Water regulating solid fuel domestic fires, prohibiting the burning of wet and treated wood and prohibiting using high-sulphur coal as a fuel source for home heating.

b)††††† note that any approval of an Air Quality Action Plan will need to be considered by the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee.

c)††††† note that staff will continue to develop an Air Quality Action Plan, utilising a risk-based approach.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 3 June 2015, Regulatory and Bylaws Committee, Item 9 - Air Quality Update Presentation

 


 

10

Hearings Panel Appointments for Proposed Review of Alcohol Bans and Proposed Property Maintenance and Nuisance Bylaw

 

Secretarial Note:†††††††† Recommendation c) was removed with the agreement of the Chair.

 

 

 

Resolution number RBC/2015/18

MOVED by Chairperson CM Penrose, seconded by Cr WB Cashmore:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)††††† appoint Chairperson CM Penrose (chair), Cr LA Cooper, and Member K Wilson to a panel to receive, hear and deliberate on submissions and other relevant information on the making of the draft Property Maintenance and Nuisance Bylaw 2015 and review the legacy environmental protection bylaws, deliberate and make recommendations to the Governing Body.

b)††††† appoint Chairperson CM Penrose (chair), Deputy Chairperson DA Krum, and Member G Wilcox to a panel to receive, hear and deliberate on submissions and other relevant information on the proposed review of alcohol bans of regional significance and recommend changes to the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee.

c)††††† delegate to the Chairperson of the Regulatory and Bylaw Committee the ability to make changes to the panel appointed under (a) or (b) where this becomes necessary because of the withdrawal or unavailability of any of those persons.

 

CARRIED

 

 

11

Review of the Auckland Council Food Safety Bylaw 2013

 

Resolution number RBC/2015/19

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson DA Krum, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Regulatory and Bylaws Committee:

a)         note staff will undertake a review of the Auckland Council Food Safety Bylaw 2013 pursuant to Section 446 of the Food Act 2014.

CARRIED

12††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

10.56 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 Regulatory and Bylaws Committee HELD ON

 

 

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

 

 

 

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