Community Development and Safety Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Community Development and Safety Committee held at the Chinese New Settlers Services Trust Office, 15-19 Clifton Court, Panmure, Auckland on Wednesday, 5 August 2015 at 9.32am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

Until 11.50 am, Item 11

Members

Cr Anae Arthur Anae

Until 11.48 am, Item 11

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Mr Kris MacDonald

From 10.00 am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Calum Penrose

From 10.01 am, Item 5.1,

until 11.48 am, Item 11

 

Ms Josie Smith

Until 11.53 pm, Item 12

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr George Wood, CNZM

From 9.36 am,

until 11.48 am, Item 11

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mayor Len Brown, JP

 

 

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Denise Krum

Until 11.48 am, Item 11

 

Cr Dick Quax

Until 12.13 pm, Item 12

 

 

 

 

 


Community Development and Safety Committee

05 August 2015

 

The meeting started with a mihi.

 

Cr GS Wood entered the meeting at 9.36 am.

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number COM/2015/41

MOVED by Cr LA Cooper, seconded by Cr JG Walker:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Deputy Mayor PA Hulse for absence, Mr K MacDonald and Cr CM Penrose for lateness, and Cr AJ Anae, Cr DA Krum Ms J Smith, Cr GS Wood for early departure.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number COM/2015/42

MOVED by Chairperson CM Casey, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

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

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† The Chairperson, Cr CM Casey vacated the chair in favour of Cr AM Filipaina, the portfolio holder for the topic ĎMigrants, Refugees and Race Relationsí.

 

5††††††††† Public Input

 

5.1

Chinese New Settlers Services Trust

 

Member K MacDonald entered the meeting at 10.00 am.

Cr CM Penrose entered the meeting at 10.01 am.

 

Jenny Wang, Chief Executive, and Bill Guan provided two Powerpoint presentations in support of their presentation. Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/43

MOVED by Cr AM Filipaina, seconded by Cr AJ Anae:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the presentation from Jenny Wang, Chief Executive of the Chinese New Settlers Services Charitable Trust and Bill Guan.

b)††††† thank Jenny Wang and the Chinese New Settlers Services Charitable Trust for hosting the committee.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.1 - CNSST Introduction

b†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.1 - CNSST Social Housing

 

 

5.2

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust

 

Cr WD Walker left the meeting at 10.20 am.

 

Dr Mary Dawson, Chief Executive of ARMS, and Chinwe Akomah provided a Powerpoint presentation and tabled documents in support of their presentation. Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment

 

Resolution number COM/2015/44

MOVED by Chairperson CM Casey, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust presentation and thank Dr. Mary Dawson and Chinwe Akomah for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.2 - ARMS presentation

b†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.2 - Strategic Plan 2015 to 2018

 

 

 

 

 

5.3

Auckland Refugee Community Coalition

 

Cr WD Walker returned to the meeting at 10.25 am.

 

Sarah Hahn, Communications and Program Manager, ARCC, provided a Powerpoint presentation and tabled documents in support of her presentation.† Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/45

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

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Auckland Refugee Community Coalition presentation and thank Sarah Hahn for her presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.3 - ARCC presentation

b†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.3 - ARCC tabled document

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† Cr AM Filipaina vacated the chair in favour of the Chairperson, Cr CM Casey.

 

5.4

Rebecca Williams - Action on Alcohol Plan

 

Rebecca Williams, Director, Alcohol Healthwatch, and Richard Hoskins, Medical Officer of Health, Auckland Regional Public Health Service provided a Powerpoint presentation and tabled documents in support of their presentation. Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/46

MOVED by Chairperson CM Casey, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the presentation on Aucklandís Action on Alcohol Plan and thank Rebecca Williams and Richard Hoskins for their attendance.

b)††††† request staff prepare a report on Aucklandís Action on Alcohol Plan to be presented at an upcoming meeting of the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.4 - Action on Alcohol presentation

b†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 5.4 - Snapshot handout

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† The Chairperson, Cr CM Casey vacated the chair in favour of Cr AM Filipaina.

 

9

Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel Presentation

 

Cr AJ Anae left the meeting at 10.48 am.

Cr AJ Anae returned to the meeting at 10.55 am.

 

Dave Tomu, Chair of the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, gave a Powerpoint presentation in support of this item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/47

MOVED by Cr AJ Anae, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel presentation and thank Dave Tomu, panelís Chair, for presenting on behalf of the panel.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 9 - Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel Presentation

 

 

10

The Human Rights Commission

 

Dame Susan Devoy gave a speech to the committee. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/48

MOVED by Chairperson CM Casey, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Human Rights Commission presentation and thank Dame Susan Devoy for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 10 - Speech of Dame Susan Devoy

 

Meeting adjourned at 11.21 am.

Cr DA Krum, Cr WD Walker and Cr J Watson left the meeting at 11.21 am.

 

Meeting reconvened at 11.30 am.

 

11

Immigration New Zealand presentation

 

Cr WD Walker returned to the meeting at 11.34 am.

Cr J Watson returned to the meeting at 11.36 am.

Cr DA Krum returned to the meeting at 11.41 am.

Cr AJ Anae retired from the meeting at 11.48 am.

Cr GS Wood retired from the meeting at 11.48 am.

Cr DA Krum retired from the meeting at 11.48 am.

Cr JG Walker retired from the meeting at 11.50 am.

Cr CM Penrose retired from the meeting at 11.50 am.

 

Antoinette Tanguay, Senior Advisor Strategy and Governance, gave a Powerpoint presentation in support of this item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/49

MOVED by Cr AM Filipaina, seconded by Member K MacDonald:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Immigration New Zealand presentation and thank Antoinette Tanguay, Senior Advisor Strategy and Governance, for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 11 - Immigration New Zealand Refugee and Protection Unit

 

12

New Zealand Police presentation - Inspector Rakesh Naidoo

 

Ms J† Smith retired from meeting at 11.53 am.

Cr D Quax retired from meeting at 12.13 pm.

 

Inspector Rakesh Naidoo, Acting Sergeant Mandeep Kaur, and Asian Liaison Officer Constable Frank Wang gave a Powerpoint presentation in support of this item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number COM/2015/50

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Member K MacDonald:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the New Zealand Police presentation and thank Inspector Rakesh Naidoo, Acting Sergeant Mandeep Kaur, and Asian Liaison Officer Constable Frank Wang for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 5 August 2015, Community Development and Safety Committee, Item 12 - New Zealand Police presentation

 

13

Migrants and Refugees

 

Resolution number COM/2015/51

MOVED by Cr AM Filipaina, seconded by Chairperson CM Casey:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Migrants and Refugees report.

CARRIED

 

Secretarial note:††††††††† Cr AM Filipaina vacated the chair in favour of the Chairperson, Cr CM Casey.

 

14

Update on Homelessness and Emergency Housing

 

Resolution number COM/2015/52

MOVED by Chairperson CM Casey, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Update on Homelessness and Emergency Housing report.

CARRIED

 

15

Community Safety Update

 

Resolution number COM/2015/53

MOVED by Cr WD Walker, seconded by Cr AM Filipaina:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the Community Safety Update report.

CARRIED

 

16

Reports Pending Status Update

 

Resolution number COM/2015/54

MOVED by Cr WD Walker, seconded by Member K MacDonald:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† note the status of Community Development and Safety Committee resolutions requiring follow up reports as at 5 August 2015.

CARRIED

 

17††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

12.30 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 Community Development and Safety Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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