Disability Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Disability Advisory Panel held in the Board Room, Ground Floor , Town Hall on Monday, 2 November 2015 at 10.01am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Clive Lansink

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Herring

 

 

 

Members

Colleen Brown, MNZM, JP

 

 

 

 

Jade Farrar

 

 

 

 

David Hughes

 

 

 

 

Nicola Keyworth

 

 

 

 

Gerard Martin

 

 

 

 

Don McKenzie, CNZM, OBE

 

 

 

 

Susan Sherrard

 

 

 

 

Ursula Thynne

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

Member

Dan Buckingham

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Sharon Stewart

 

 

 

 


Disability Advisory Panel

02 November 2015

 

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number DIS/2015/58

MOVED by Member S Sherrard, seconded by Member N Keyworth:  

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Member D Buckingham and Cr SL Stewart for absence.

CARRIED

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number DIS/2015/59

MOVED by Member G Martin, seconded by Member D McKenzie:  

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting held on Monday, 14 September 2015 as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

5

Disability Advisory Panel Draft Work Programme for 1 November 2015 to 30 September 2016

 

Don McKenzie referred to the work being done by the Disability Data and Evidence Working Group, jointly facilitated by Statistics New Zealand and the Office for Disability Issues, to improve data collection and information on disabled people in New Zealand and the Lead Officer Support undertook to notify the Research, Investigations and Monitoring Unit who were assisting the panel to obtain better demographics of people with disabilities in Auckland.

 

 

Resolution number DIS/2015/60

MOVED by Member D McKenzie, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Herring:  

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      approve the draft work programme for the period 1 November 2015 to 30 September 2016.

CARRIED

 

6

 Community Summit - Panuku Development Auckland

 

John Herring provided a verbal summary of the Community Summit with Panuku Development Auckland held on 16 October 2015 and his summary was supported by Gerard Martin and Susan Sherrard who also attended the summit.

 

It was agreed that there should be follow up with Panuku Development Auckland and that John and Susan should continue to liaise with the Seniors Advisory Panel on the subject of accessible and affordable housing.

 

 

Resolution number DIS/2015/61

MOVED by Member CB Brown, seconded by Member J Farrar:  

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      receive the verbal presentation on the Community Summit – Panuku           Development Auckland from John Herring and the written summary of the day.

b)      thank John Herring, Susan Sherrard and Gerard Martin for representing the           panel at the summit.

c)      invite a representative from Panuku Development Auckland to attend a panel           meeting early in 2016 to continue discussions around accessible and affordable           housing.

d)      agree that John Herring and Susan Sherrard continue to liaise with the Seniors           Advisory Panel on the subject of accessible and affordable housing.

CARRIED

 

7

Auckland Design Manual - Universal Design

 

Claire Wilson introduced herself to the panel and outlined her role as Principal Specialist – Universal Access and Design.

 

It was agreed to add Gerard Martin to the working group established to develop universal design tools.

 

 

Resolution number DIS/2015/62

MOVED by Chairperson C Lansink, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Herring:  

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      receive the verbal update from Claire Wilson on the role of the Principal Specialist - Universal Access and Design and congratulate Claire on her appointment.

CARRIED

 

8

End of Year Workshop

 

Resolution number DIS/2015/63

MOVED by Chairperson C Lansink, seconded by Member D McKenzie:  

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      support the idea of a combined workshop with members from other Advisory Panels and liaison councillors.

CARRIED

 

9          Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  


 

 

11.15am                                             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 Disability Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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