Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee  held in the Albert Eden Local Board Office, 135 Dominion Road, Mt Eden on Wednesday, 25 November 2015 at 2.08pm.

 

present

 

Deputy Chairperson

Lee Corrick

 

Members

Graeme Easte

 

 

Rachel Langton

 

 

Margi Watson

 

 

Tim Woolfield

Departed the meeting at 2.33pm following item 12.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

Chairperson

Glenda Fryer

 

Members

Helga Arlington

 

 

Peter Haynes

 

 

 


Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee

25 November 2015

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number AEG/2015/22

MOVED by Member TH Woolfield, seconded by Member MJ Watson:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         accepts the apologies from Chairperson Fryer and Members Arlington and Haynes for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number AEG/2015/23

MOVED by Member MJ Watson, seconded by Member GD Easte:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee:

a)         confirms the minutes of its ordinary meeting, held on Wednesday, 14 October 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

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

Albert-Eden Local Board: Local Grants Round One 2015-2016

 

Danielle Hibson, Community Grants Advisor, was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

A document was tabled in support of this item.

A copy of the tabled document will be kept on file and made available on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number AEG/2015/24

MOVED by Member MJ Watson, seconded by Member TH Woolfield:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      receives the Albert-Eden Local Board: Local Grants Round One 2015-2016 report.

b)      approves the following applications for funding from Round One of the 2015-2016 Albert-Eden Local Board Local Grants:

Applicant

Project Title

Amount Requested

Amount Allocated

Notes

Mount Albert Presbyterian Church

Kitchen upgrade

$5,000

$2,500

Towards project costs.

Auckland Down Syndrome Association

Annual Buddy Walk and Funfair

$9,400

$2,000

Towards posts/flyers and entertainment costs.

The grant is dependent on the Maunga Authority approving the event.

Ian David Sutcliffe

Roof Replacement

$10,000

$4,000

Towards project costs, noting the applicant doesn’t yet have resource consent.

Grant is dependent on the permits being granted.

The Committee requests a photo of the house to be posted on the Albert-Eden Local Board’s Facebook page.

 

Roseline Klein

Maungawhau - Weeding and planting below Clive road on Auckland Grammar school ground

$5,429

$1,000

Towards the purchase of native plants.

St Albans Church

Replacing kitchen

$7,825

$2,500

Towards project costs.

Japanese Society of Auckland Incorporated

Japan Day 2016

$2,000

$500

Towards the venue cost.

Auckland District Council of Social Services

Planning to run forums, workshops and seminars on community and social issues

$729,64

$500

Towards venue hire costs.

Citizen’s Advice Bureaux Auckland City

Waiting room maintenance

$4,677.04

$2,964

Towards the purchase of office and waiting room chairs.

TOTAL

$49,654

$15,964

 

 

c)         declines the following applications for funding from Round One of the 2015-2016 Albert-Eden Local Board Local Grants:

Applicant

Project Description

Amount Requested

Reason for decline

Kay Wooff

Roof Replacement, Whare Tane,Trevor Lloyd House

$10,000

Decline due to applicant being ineligible as per the community grant policy criteria.

Communicare CMA (AK) Inc

Mt Eden Friendship Centre & Head Office Mt Eden

$1,456

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

(may be eligible for the Albert-Eden Accommodation Support Fund).

Auckland University Hockey Club

Access to hockey turfs for training and trials

$15,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

(may be eligible for the Albert-Eden Accommodation Support Fund)

National Squash Centre Charitable Trust

Security Camera Installation

$4,600

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Mt Eden Hockey Club

Field Hockey practice

$10,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

(may be eligible for the Albert-Eden Accommodation Support Fund).

Elizabeth Knox Home & Hospital (EKHH)

Knox Volunteer Communication Course

$7,002

Declined noting that the applicant has already received funding from the Board.

Mt Albert Ramblers Softball Club

Support for club administrator

$5,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

The Parenting Place

Provision of parenting courses specifically developed for high needs, at-risk parents and caregivers.

$4,677

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Monty's Pictures

Soft Light

$8,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Elizabeth Knox Home & Hospital (EKHH)

Gardens of Knowledge

$8,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications and the applicant has already received funding from the Board this financial year.

Dance Therapy NZ

STARS Mt Albert Dance Movement Therapy Workshops

$5,829

Declined noting that the applicant has received funding from other central local boards.

The Auckland Children's Christmas Parade Trust

Farmers Santa Parade

$4,000

Declined noting that the event is already supported by a Council-Controlled Organisation (CCO).

Fun and Games Toy Library Incorporated

Fun and Games Toy Library

$582

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Safer Homes In New Zealand Everyday

KIDshine Service - supporting children traumatised from witnessing violence in the home

$5,040

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Autism New Zealand Incorporated - Auckland Branch

Autism New Zealand Incorporated Auckland Branch Operating Costs

$4,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Hurun Trust

Empowering Migrant and Refugee Families

$16,777

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Massive Company Trust

The Wholehearted - Massive Company's premium production for 2016

$10,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

The Big Idea | Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust

Accommodation Subsidy: The Big Idea Charitable Trust

$691.25

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND (MDA)

Information and Advisory Support Services for people with Muscular Dystrophy - Auckland

$5,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

PHAB Association Auckland Limited

PHAB Youth and Young Adult groups

$4,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Aphasia New Zealand (AphasiaNZ) Charitable Trust

AphasiaNZ: Support Services for People with and Affected by Aphasia

$768

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

African Film Festival New Zealand Trust

African Film Festival New Zealand (AFFNZ)

$2,500

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

RainbowYOUTH

Workshops Imitative

$4,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Children's Autism Foundation

Community support programmes, to support families who have children affected by autism and their communities

$7,551.17

Declined noting that the workshops will be held outside the local board area.

T & M Stazyk Partnership / CUE Haven

CUE Haven Restoration Project

$36,508

Declined noting that the event will be held outside the local board area.

The Parenting Place - Attitude Youth Division

Youth development and mental health programmes for Auckland region schools 2015/16

$3,600

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Roopa Aur Aap Charitable Trust

Jaagriti (Awakening) Project

$2,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

People First New Zealand Incorporated

People First local groups: Central, West, South, North Shore, Pukekohe

$2,949

Declined noting that there is minimal benefit to the local board area.

Artspace (Aotearoa) Trust t/a ARTSPACE NZ

Artspace renovation

$6,000

Decline due to applicant being ineligible as per the community grant policy criteria and insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Life Education Trust South East Auckland trading as Life Education Ponsonby, Eden, Roskill

Life Education - learning with Harold

$10,000

Declined noting the committee requests officers to work with the applicant on a project targeted to low decile schools within the local board area.

TOTAL

$195,530

 

 

d)        thanks Danielle Hibson, Community Grants Advisor, for her attendance.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Citizen's Advice Bureaux Auckland City (CABAC) Incorporated - Application

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:       Member Woolfield departed the meeting at 2.33pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Albert-Eden Local Board: Quick Response Round Three 2015 -2016

 

Danielle Hibson, Community Grants Advisor, was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number AEG/2015/25

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson LA Corrick, seconded by Member MJ Watson:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      receives the Albert-Eden Local Board: Quick Response Round Three 2015-2016 report.

b)      approves the following applications for funding from Round Three of the 2015-2016 Albert-Eden Local Board Community Grants Fund:

Applicant

Project Description

Amount Requested

Amount Allocated

Notes

Springleigh Neighbours

Springleigh Neighbours

$560.00

$200.00

Towards the costs to hold a Springleigh neighbours gathering.

Company of Seniors

To assist in the establishment of a new dance group "Company of Seniors"

$1,000.00

$750.00

Towards the cost of costumes, hall rental, music costs and choreography fees for the establishment of a new dance group "Company of Seniors".

Julia Plank

Volunteer for Elder Care

$735.00

$235.00

Towards resource (guidebook) costs.

Mt Albert Residents Association Incorporated (MARA)

New MARA Laptop

$1,500.00

$1,250.00

Towards software and laptop costs.

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Volunteer Recognition Event

$2,000.00

$500.00

Towards “Volunteer Recognition” event delivery costs.

Action Education Incorporated

Spoken Word Poetry Workshops

$4,000.00

$2,000

Towards costs for delivery of 10 workshops held in lower decile local board area schools.

CAP (Christians Against Poverty)

Client Freephone for Albert-Eden residents

$1,340.00

$500.00

Towards project costs.

Rebecca Ann Hobbs

Ngā puia o Tāmaki Makaurau (The volcano's of Auckland)

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

Towards project costs.

Mt Albert Community Club Incorporated

Mt Albert Community Club Exhibition

$900

$900

Towards project costs.

The Committee encourages the applicant to hold the exhibition in a venue located in the Albert-Eden Local Board area.

TOTAL

$16,125

$7,335

 

 

c)         declines the following applications for funding from Round Three of the 2015-2016 Albert-Eden Local Board Community Grants Fund:

Applicant

Project/Description

Amount Requested

Reason for decline

Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust

Elders Support Programme

$750

Decline due to applicant being ineligible as per the community grant policy criteria and insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Touch Compass Dance Trust

Encompass youth

$2,220

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

The committee requests the Community Grants Advisor to liaise with the applicant and suggest applying to the Accommodation Support Fund.

Africa on My Sleeve & Julz Glover Photography

I AM

$2,370

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Football Club Khukuri Incorporated

New Zealand Inter-Nepalese Football Tournament

$3,000

Declined noting that the activities mostly benefit communities outside the local board area.

Hard To Watch Films

Lost Connection

$1,000

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

Royal New Zealand Coastguard Boating Education

Safe Boating - Mount Albert

$1,692

Decline due to insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

The Music Association of Auckland

Cultural Exchange Concert 2016

$450

Declined noting that the event will be held outside the local board area.

Impact Action Group Trust

Career Nite @ GLCC

$800

Declined noting that the event has already occurred.

Kay Wooff

Replacement of rotten soffit and fascia to Whare Tane -Trevor Lloyd House

$3,132

Declined noting that the applicant has also applied to the Albert-Eden Local Board Community Grants Fund.

Rasheed Memorial Dawah Trust

Lower Meola Restoration Project

$2,730

Declined noting that the application forms part of a wider project that needs to be discussed in further detail by the Board.

The Boys Hut Trust

Hall Hire - Triathlon - Horse Riding

$3,990

Decline due to limited benefit to the local board area and insufficient funds to support lower priority applications.

TOTAL

$22,134

 

 

d)        notes that the community gardens grant will be held during the next Albert-Eden Local Board Quick Response Round 4  from 1 February to 1 March 2016.

e)         thanks Danielle Hibson, Community Grants Advisor, for her attendance.

 

CARRIED

  

 

14        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

2.54 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 Albert-Eden Local Board Grants Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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