Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board held in the Level 26, Room 1, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 24 February 2016 at 3.00pm.

 

present

 

 

 

City Centre Stakeholder

Chairperson

Kate Healy

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

Deputy Chairperson

John Coop

[from3.15pm, item 6]

Urban design/institute of architects

Members

Adam Parkinson

CBD Residents Advisory Group

 

Viv Beck

Business Improvement District

 

Greg Cohen

Tourism/Travel

 

Shale Chambers

Waitemata Local Board, Auckland Council

 

Terry Cornelius, JP, FCA

Retail sector

 

Prof Jenny Dixon

[until 4.23pm, item 10]

Tertiary Education (University of Auckland & Auckland University of Technology)

 

Andrew Gaukrodger

[from 4.19pm, item 9]

Corporate sector including financial and other professional services

 

Stephen Greenfield

CBD Residents Advisory Group

 

Margaret Lewis

Business Improvement District

 

Nigel Murphy

Tertiary Education (University of Auckland & Auckland University of Technology)

 

Rory Palmer

On behalf of the Mayor

 

Alex Voutratzis

Property Council of NZ

 

ABSENT

 

 

Member Jillian de Beer

 

 

Mayor Len Brown

 

 

Member Shale Chambers

 

 

Member Mark Kingsford

 

 

Cr Mike Lee

 

 

 

 


Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

24 February 2016

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number CEN/2016/1

MOVED by Member Margaret Lewis, seconded by Member Terry Cornelius:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         accept the apologies from Members Jillian de Beer and Mark Kingsford for absence, Jenny Dixon for early departure, Mayor LCM Brown, Cr Mike Lee and Shale Chambers for absence on council business and Andrew Gaukrodger for lateness.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number CEN/2016/2

MOVED by Member Alex Voutratzis , seconded by Member Nigel Murphy:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 16 December 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

4.1

Activation Manager's report

 

The Activation Managerís report was tabled for information, a copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/3

MOVED by Member Nigel Murphy, seconded by Member Greg Cohen:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)†††††††† consider the Activation Managerís report as Item 10 of the agenda.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 24 February 2016 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 4.1: Activation Manager's report

 

 

5

Issues of significance

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/4

MOVED by Member Nigel Murphy, seconded by Member Margaret Lewis:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)††††† receive the update from the Chair regarding the Port Future Study Reference Group meeting held on 19 February 2016.

CARRIED

 

 

 

6

City Centre Progress Update for Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - to 12th February 2016

 

Ralph Webster Ė Manager Development Programmes gave an overview of the report and answered questions from the members.

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/5

MOVED by Member Greg Cohen, seconded by Member Margaret Lewis:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)††††† receive the City Centre progress report, updated to 12 February 2016.

CARRIED

 

 

 

7

Britomart Streetscape Framework Plan presentation

 

Mr Matthew Cockram, CEO, Mr Dave Beasley and Mr Campbell Williamson presented their proposed Britomart Streetscape Framework Plan. A copy of the presentation is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/6

MOVED by Member Nigel Murphy, seconded by Member Viv Beck:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)††††† receive the presentation and thank Mr Matthew Cockram, CEO, Mr Dave Beasley and Mr Campbell Williamson from Cooper and Company for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 24 February 2016 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 7 - Britomart Streetscape Framework Plan presentation †

 

 

 

8

Britomart Precinct Streetscape Developments

 

Gyles Bendall, Manager City Centre Design gave an overview of the report and answered questions from the members.

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/7

MOVED by Member Nigel Murphy, seconded by Member Alex Voutratzis :

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)††††† endorse the first stage of the Britomart streetscape upgrade

b)††††† request that staff seek to align the delivery of the streetscape upgrade with the timing of development proposals for the Australis Nathan building in 2016.

CARRIED

 

 

 


 

9

Freyberg Square and Ellen Melville Centre Upgrade

 

Lisa Spasic, Development Programmes Senior Lead and Gary McShane, Technical Project Manager, MPM Projects Ltd provided an update by way of powerpoint presentation on the Freyberg Square and Ellen Melville Centre upgrade.† A copy of the presentation is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/8

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson John Coop, seconded by Member Viv Beck:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board;

a)†††††† endorse the final design proposal for Freyberg Square and Ellen Melville Centre to enable the start of the construction phase.

b)†††††† endorse bringing forward from FY18, $1.1 million from the High Street Precinct budget, to be incorporated into the Freyberg Square upgrade project; including works to Courthouse Lane, Metropolis terrace and the strengthening of Freyberg Place for vehicle access.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 24 February 2016 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 9 - Freyberg Square and Ellen Melville Centre Upgrade - presentation †

 

 

10††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

10.1

Activation Manager's report

 

Barbara Holloway, Specialist Activation Designer updated the Board on the Activation programme.

 

Resolution number CEN/2016/9

MOVED by Member Nigel Murphy, seconded by Member Margaret Lewis:

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board;

a)†††††††† receive the update report from the Activation Manager.

CARRIED

 

The Chair announced the resignations from Tim Coffey and Dick Ayres from the CBD Residents Advisory Group and acknowledged their contribution to the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board.

The Chair also welcomed new members Adam Parkinson and Stephen Greenfield to the Board.

 

4.30 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 Auckland City Centre Advisory Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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