Disability Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Disability Advisory Panel held in the Council Chamber, Ground Floor, Auckland Town Hall, Auckland on Monday, 22 February 2016 at 10.00am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Clive Lansink

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Herring

 

 

 

Members

Colleen Brown, MNZM, JP

From 10.15am, item 5

 

 

 

Dan Buckingham

 

 

 

 

David Hughes

 

 

 

 

Nicola Keyworth

 

 

 

 

Don McKenzie, CNZM, OBE

 

 

 

 

Susan Sherrard

 

 

 

 

Ursula Thynne

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

Member

Gerard Martin

 

 

Member

Jade Farrar

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

 

 


Disability Advisory Panel

22 February 2016

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number DIS/2016/1

MOVED by Member D Buckingham, seconded by Member D Hughes:

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Member G Martin, Member J Farrar and Liaison Councillor S Stewart for absence and from Member C Brown for lateness.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/2

MOVED by Member D McKenzie, seconded by Member D Buckingham:

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

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

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

Member C Brown entered the meeting at 10.15am.

 

 

5

Auckland Transport Presentation: City Rail Link enabling works

 

Shonagh Lindsay from Auckland Transport was in attendance to provide a verbal presentation and to answer questions from panel members.

 

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/3

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

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)††††† thank Shonagh Lindsay from Auckland Transport for her attendance and note the presentation.

CARRIED

 

 

6

Auckland Transport Update

 

Martine Abel, Specialist Advisor, Community Empowerment Unit provided a verbal update to her report and answered questions from panel members.

The Chairperson requested Auckland Transport speak to the panel about their input into councilís Disability Operational Action Plan.

 

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/4

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

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the update on the Auckland Transportís Public Transport Accessibility Group and Capital Project Accessibility Group meetings and thank Martine Abel for her verbal update.

b)††††† invite Auckland Transport to provide an update in respect of their input into councilís Disability Operational Action Plan at a future panel meeting.

CARRIED

 

7

Disability Portfolio update

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/5

MOVED by Member S Sherrard, seconded by Member C Brown:

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the update on key access and inclusion initiatives across council.

CARRIED

 

8

Panuku Development Auckland Update

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/6

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

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)††††† note that Panuku Development Auckland is implementing the relevant actions in the Disability Action Plan and will provide a further update when the Corporate Responsibility Framework has been adopted, later in the year.

CARRIED

 

 

9

Disability Advisory Panel Work Programme

 

The Chairperson invited members to share any thoughts and reflections on progress being made by the panel. Members responded individually with a variety of comments on positive steps being taken by council and areas where further work was required.

 

Austin Kim, Principal Advisor Panels, provided a verbal update on a review process of the Advisory Panels which was to take place prior to or after the end of its term in September 2016. Members provided feedback on what the review should seek.

 

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/7

MOVED by Member D Hughes, seconded by Member C Brown:

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)††††† note progress with the Panelís work programme.

b)††††† identify any further areas of focus to add to the Panelís work plan.

c)††††† note that central government has launched a review of the National Disability Strategy and in view of the fact that council has had long-standing issues in these matters encourage council to make a comprehensive submission which the panel would be happy to be involved with.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Report on presentation to the Community Development and Safety Committee

 

Resolution number DIS/2016/8

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

That the Disability Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the verbal presentation by Clive Lansink on his presentation to the Community Development and Safety Committee.

CARRIED

 

11††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

12.40pm†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 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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