Seniors Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Seniors Advisory Panel held in Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert St, Auckland on Monday, 19 October 2015 at 10.02am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Margaret Devlin

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Russell Rigby

 

 

 

Members

Dr Judy Blakey

 

 

 

 

Janet Clews, CNZM,QSO, JP

 

 

 

 

Roger Fowler, QSM

 

 

 

 

Joan Lardner-Rivlin, QSM

 

 

 

 

Sonny Niha

 

 

 

 

Richard Northey, ONZM

 

 

 

Council Liaison

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Helga Arlington

Albert-Eden Local Board member

 


Seniors Advisory Panel

19 October 2015

 

1††††††††† Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/37

MOVED by Member M Devlin, seconded by Member J Clews:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday 7 September 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Update on Housing for Older People

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/38

MOVED by Member RJ Northey, seconded by Member J Clews:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)         thank Allan McGregor, Manager Strategic Planning, Panuku Development Auckland for his presentation.

b)        signal its willingness to participate in future discussions including the housing design brief and its application.

CARRIED

 

 

6

Empowered Communities Update

 

Staff gave a PowerPoint presentation.† A copy of the document is attached to the official copy of the minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a Minutes Attachment.

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/39

MOVED by Member M Devlin, seconded by Member J Blakey:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)        thank Kylie Hill, Business Advisor Community Empowerment for her presentation.

b)        request the lead officer to obtain more information on support for existing local initiatives and the allocation of resources to Safer Communities.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 19 October 2015 Seniors Advisory Panel - Item 6 Empowered Communities Approach

 

7

Verbal report on the joint housing workshop with Disability Advisory Panel

 

Member Judy Blakely gave an oversight of the joint workshop held with the Disability Advisory Panel held on Friday 16 October 2015, the focus being on universal design.

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/40

MOVED by Member RJ Northey, seconded by Member J Blakey:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the verbal update on the joint Housing Workshop with the Disability Advisory Panel, held on 16 October 2015.

CARRIED

 

 

8

Panel discussion re assistance for older Aucklanders to access council services and related information

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/41

MOVED by Member J Clews, seconded by Member S Niha:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)††††† request the Lead Officer Support to forward the panelís advice to appropriate council teams for consideration.

CARRIED

 

 

9

Seniors Advisory Panel programme of work update

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/42

MOVED by Member J Blakey, seconded by Member R Fowler:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the Seniors Advisory Panel Work Programme update for October 2015.

b)        request the lead officer to schedule an item on age friendly cities at the November meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Seniors Advisory Panel Work Programme Ė 2015/16 (Updated September 2015)

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/43

MOVED by Member J Lardner-Rivlin, seconded by Member J Blakey:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)††††† adopt the updated programme of work.

CARRIED


 

11

Information items

 

The Chair tabled her presentation given to the International day of older persons (IDOP) civic function on 1 October 2015.† A copy of the document is attached to the official copy of the minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a Minutes Attachment.

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/44

MOVED by Member R Rigby, seconded by Member R Fowler:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)         receive the information.

b)        request the lead officer to organise a workshop to discuss the panelís approach to increasing and broadening awareness of civic participation.

CARRIED

 

Resolution number SEN/2015/45

MOVED by Member J Blakey, seconded by Member J Clews:

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

c)         acknowledge the Democracy Advisor, Barbara Watson for her performance and sensitive support to the panel and wish her well for the future.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 19 October 2015 Seniors Advisory Panel - Item 11 presentation by the Chair to the International day of older persons

 

 

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

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

12.36 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 Seniors Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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