Waitematā Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waitematā Local Board held in the Waitematā Local Board Office, Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 at 6.00 pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Shale Chambers

Deputy Chairperson

Pippa Coom

Members

Christopher Dempsey

 

Greg Moyle

 

Vernon Tava

 

Rob Thomas

 

Deborah Yates

 


Waitematā Local Board

14 July 2015

 

 

1          Welcome

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/83

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member GJ Moyle:  

That the ordinary minutes of the Waitematā Local Board meeting, held on Tuesday, 9 June 2015 be confirmed as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

On the 17 June 2015 the Waitematā Good Citizens Awards were held at the Auckland Town Hall where 24 community volunteers, young and old, individual and group, were recognised for their contribution towards the betterment of the Waitematā area.  Peter McIntyre and Jade Leung were unavailable to attend the awards ceremony. The Waitematā Local Board formally presented their Good Citizen certificates in acknowledgement of their voluntary contribution to Waitematā.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

 

9.1

Jessica Fowler, Gordon Ikin and Jo Patterson (Grey Lynn and Westmere Residents' Society Incorporated)

 

 

 

On behalf of the Grey Lynn and Westmere Residents' Society Incorporated, they thanked Chairperson Shale Chambers and the Board, for their support in their efforts to have the proposal to establish a licensed 45-seat cafe and 7-car car park on a Residential 1 zone site at 311 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, declined at the recent Resource Consent Hearing (held on June 5 and 12 2015).

 

 

 

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/84

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member DA Yates:  

That Jessica Fowler, Gordon Ikin and Jo Patterson be thanked for their presentation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

9.2

Margaret Lewis (Resident)

 

Spoke to the Board about her stitch work project called ‘Street Loves Nana’ which brings together street art and handicraft and her proposal for community engagement.

 

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/85

MOVED by Member DA Yates, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

That Margaret Lewis be thanked for her presentation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

9.3

Sam Sneddon and Elise Sterback (Basement Theatre)

 

Provided an update to the Board thanking the members for their continued support and invited them to their upcoming launch celebration.

 

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/86

MOVED by Member GJ Moyle, seconded by Chairperson S Chambers:  

That Sam Sneddon and Elise Sterback be thanked for their presentation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

12

Councillor's Report

 

Secretarial Note:  Apologies from Councillor Mike Lee was noted.

 

13

Auckland Transport Update - July 2015

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/87

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson PJ Coom, seconded by Member CP Dempsey:  

a)      That the Auckland Transport Update – July 2015 report and tabled document – Ponsonby Road Pedestrian Experience Concept Design Cost Estimate, be received. 

b)      That the Waitemata Local Board:

i)       Approves, from its 2014-15 Local Board Transport Capital Fund allocation a budget of $460,000 for the Ponsonby Road Pedestrian Improvement project.

ii)      Requests Auckland Transport to undertake a Rough Order Cost for the inclusion of street scape improvements to enhance the pedestrian experience within the newly developed retail area of MacKelvie Street.

 

c)      That Priscilla Steel, Elected Member Relationship Manager, Auckland Transport be thanked for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

A copy of the tabled document has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on Auckland Council’s website.

 

Attachments

A          Attachments


 

14

Waitematā Local Board Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Toilets

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/88

MOVED by Member VI Tava, seconded by Member CP Dempsey:  

a)      That the Waitematā Local Board Adaptive Reuse of Heritage Toilets report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board endorses:

          i)     the approach to find partners for the adaptive reuse of the three toilets in        Wellesley Street East, Sturdee Street and Custom Street West sites.

ii)    the selection criteria which will be used to short list expressions of interest for the adaptive re-use.

c)      That Ian Campbell, Commercial Property Manager and Elaine Irvine, Commercial Property Manager, Auckland Council Property Limited, be thanked for their attendance.

 CARRIED

 

15

Community Facilities Network Plan

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/89

MOVED by Member GJ Moyle, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

a)      That the Community Facilities Network Plan report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board endorse the draft Community Facilities Network Plan and associated draft Action Plan to guide council’s investment in the provision of community facilities.

CARRIED

 

16

Waitematā Local Board 2015/2016 Pools and Leisure Facilities Proposed Property Renewals

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/90

MOVED by Member GJ Moyle, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

a)      That the Waitematā Local Board 2015/2016 Pools and Leisure Facilities Proposed Property Renewals report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board:

          i)     Approves the property renewals programme for 2015/2016 as per the table        below:

Parnell Pool

Replace concrete stairways

75,000

Parnell Pool

Replace Dive Boards

10,000

Parnell Pool

Replace main control switchboard

40,755

Parnell Pool

Replace main Electrical switchboard

40,750

Parnell Pool

Replace walkway handrail

97,005

Pt Erin Pool

Replace main switchboard

40,755

Tepid Baths

Rebuild Entrance Ramp

25,000

 

         ii)    Delegates responsibility to the Sport & Recreation Portfolio holders (members Greg Moyle and Rob Thomas) to approve any moderate changes to the budget or project scope, in the event that there is a variation to identified costs or facility needs for its property renewals programme.

CARRIED

 

 

 

17

Waitematā Local Board Events Funding 2015/2016

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/91

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member GJ Moyle:  

a)        That the Waitematā Local Board Events Funding 2015/2016 report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board:

          i)     Approves the allocation of additional funding to Art Week Auckland and the        Festival Italiano event for 2015/16 and 2016/17 from the Waitematā Local        Board’s Events Partnership Fund as outlined in the table below:

Event

Additional Funding Amount 2015/2016

Additional Funding Amount 2016/2017

Festival Italiano

$5,000

$5,000

Art Week Auckland

$10,000

$8,000

Total

$15,000

$13,000

 

          ii)    Transfers the balance of the Events Partnership Fund of $18,000 to the Waitematā Local Board Local Event Development budget.

 

CARRIED

 

18

Waitematā Local Board Quarterly Performance Report for 9 months ended 31 March 2015

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/92

MOVED by Member CP Dempsey, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

That the Waitematā Local Board Quarterly Performance Report for 9 months ended 31 March 2015 report be received.

CARRIED

 

19

Review of Alcohol Bans 2015

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/93

MOVED by Member CP Dempsey, seconded by Member VI Tava:  

a)      That the Review of Alcohol Bans 2015 report is received

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board:

i)     Notes that the board has resolved at the last Waitemata Local Board business meeting:

·    to undertake full public consultation, to obtain a greater understanding of the impact of alcohol-related crime or disorder in the current alcohol ban areas; and

·         that the Waitemata Local Board Hearings Committee will hear from members of the public on this issue.

ii)    Further notes the report received in May 2015, which set out the proposal to review alcohol bans in the local board area and outlined the process for the review of alcohol bans.

 

iii)   Resolves that the Waitematā Local Board Hearings Committee will hold hearings and deliberations on this issue on Wednesday, 5 August 2015 at 9.30 am and Friday, 7 August 2015 at 9.30 am, to be held at the Waitematā Local Board Office, Level 2, 35 Graham Street, Auckland.

iv)   Resolves that deliberations on this issue will occur on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 commencing at 9.00 am.

v)    Notes that the above dates will be advertised in the New Zealand Herald.

CARRIED

 

20

Adoption of Meeting Schedule - Waitematā Local Board Grants Committee 2015

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/94

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson PJ Coom, seconded by Member DA Yates:  

a)      That the Adoption of the Meeting Schedule – Waitematā Local Board Grants          Committee 2015 report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board:

         i)       Adopts its Grants Committee meeting schedule for 2015-2016, to be held at      10.00 am on the following dates:

·       Wednesday, 23 September 2015 – 10.00 am, Waitemata Local Board Room, 35 Graham St, Auckland;

·       Wednesday, 18 November 2015 – 10.00 am, Waitemata Local Board Room, 35 Graham St, Auckland;

·       Wednesday, 30 March 2016 – 10.00 am, Waitemata Local Board Room, 35 Graham St, Auckland; and

·       Wednesday, 22 June 2016 – 10.00 am, Waitemata Local Board Room, 35 Graham St, Auckland.

CARRIED

 

21

Waitematā Local Board Urgent Decision - The Boroughs Project

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/95

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member GJ Moyle:  

a)      That the Waitematā Local Board Urgent Decision – The Boroughs Project report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board notes the urgent decision for approving a further $40,000 from the 2014/15 Playground Facility capital expenditure budget towards the relocation of the car park access road and peripheral amenity benefits.

CARRIED

 


 

22

Waitematā Local Board Urgent Decision - National Urban Forest Master Class Conference

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/96

MOVED by Member GJ Moyle, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

a)      That the Waitematā Local Board Urgent Decision – National Urban Forest Master Class Conference report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board notes the urgent decision for approving Deborah Yates’ attendance to the National Urban Forest Master Class on Thursday, 25 June 2015 at a cost of up to $900 funded from the FY 2014/15 professional development budget.

CARRIED

 

23

Waitematā Local Board Feedback on the Proposed Variation to the Auckland Regional Public Transport Plan and the Simplified Zone Fare System

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/97

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member VI Tava:  

a)      That the Waitematā Local Board Feedback on the proposed variation to the          Auckland Regional Public Transport Plan and the Simplified Zone Fare System          report be received.

b)      That the Waitematā Local Board receive the Waitematā Local Board submission on the proposed variation to the Auckland Regional Public Transport Plan and the Simplified Zone Fare System.

CARRIED

 

24

Chairperson's Report

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/98

MOVED by Member VI Tava, seconded by Member GJ Moyle:  

That the Chair’s verbal report be received.

 CARRIED

 

25

Deputy Chairperson's Report

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/99

MOVED by Member GJ Moyle, seconded by Member RAH Thomas:  

That the Deputy Chairperson’s Report be received.

CARRIED

 

26

Board Members' Reports

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/100

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Deputy Chairperson PJ Coom:  

a)      That Board Member Vernon Tava, Rob Thomas and Deborah Yates’ written reports be received.

b)      That Board Member Christopher Dempsey and Greg Moyle’s verbal reports be received.

CARRIED

 

 

27

Waitematā Local Board Workshop Notes

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/101

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Deputy Chairperson PJ Coom:  

That the workshop proceeding notes for the meetings held on 2 (noting amendment – Rob Thomas was present), 11, 16, 23 and 30 June 2015 be received.

CARRIED

 

28

Reports Requested/Pending

 

Resolution number WTM/2015/102

MOVED by Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Deputy Chairperson PJ Coom:  

That the Reports Requested/Pending report be received.

CARRIED

  

 

29        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

8.34 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 Waitematā Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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