Infrastructure Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Infrastructure Committee held in the Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 1 March 2016 at 2.22pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Mike Lee

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Chris Darby

 

Members

Cr Cameron Brewer

From 2.25pm, item 5.2

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

(Ex-officio)

From 2.30pm, item 5.1 until 3.35pm, item 10

 

Cr Calum Penrose

Until 3.51pm, item 10

 

Cr Wayne Walker

From 2.22pm, item 5.2 until 3.55pm, item 10

 

Cr John Watson

From 2.22pm, item 5.2

 

Member Glenn Wilcox

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

 

Cr Ross Clow

 

 

 

Cr Dick Quax

 

 

 

Mayor Len Brown (Ex-officio)

 

 

 

Member Liane Ngamane

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr George Wood

From 3.10pm, item 9 until 4.15pm, item 10

 


Infrastructure Committee

01 March 2016

 

 

Note: ††††††††††††† With agreement of the meeting, the following order was proceeded with:

1.    The presentation from AA was proceeded with first, due to the lack of quorum, with the decisions being taken when the meeting formally commenced at 2.22pm.

2.    Item 5.2 was considered before Item 5.1

 

 

5.†††††††† Public Input

 

5.2

Red Light Cameras - Presentation from AA

 

With the agreement of the chair, item 13 was considered as Public Input item 5.1.

 

Cr W Walker and Cr J Watson entered the meeting at 2.22 pm.

Cr C Brewer entered the meeting at 2.25 pm.

 

Mr Barney Irvine of NZ Automobile Association (AA) presented the findings of their survey in relation to red light cameras.

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number INF/2016/1

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Darby, seconded by Chairperson ME Lee:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         receive the red light survey presentation and thank Mr Barney Irvine of NZ AA for his attendance

b)        note the overwhelming support for the roll-out of red light cameras by 90 percent of respondents to the AA Member survey: Red light running.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 01 March 2016, Infrastructure Committee, 5.2 Red Light Cameras, Presentation from AA

 

 

5.1

Whenuapai RNZAF - Group Captain, Tim Walshe

 

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse entered the meeting at 2.30 pm.

 

Group Captain Tim Walshe, Base Commander Auckland addressed the committee regarding the importance and history of the Whenuapai RNZAF airbase as part of Aucklandís (and New Zealandís) critical infrastructure.

A PowerPoint presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number INF/2016/2

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         receive the presentation and thank RNZAF Group Captain Tim Walshe for his attendance

b)        acknowledge Aucklandís dependency on the defence forces, and the strategic importance of the defence forces and defence force infrastructure.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 1 March 2016, Infrastructure Committee, 5.1 Whenuapai RNZAF - Group Captain, Tim Walshe, Presentation

 

 

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number INF/2016/3

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor Len Brown, Cr Bill Cashmore, Cr Ross Clow, Cr Dick Quax and Member Liane Ngamane for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number INF/2016/4

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson C Darby:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 18 November 2015, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

5††††††††† Public Input

 

Public Input was considered before Item 1.

 

 

6††††††††† Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

7††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

8††††††††† Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

9

Update from Ports of Auckland

 

Cr G Wood entered the meeting at 3.10 pm.

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse left the meeting at 3.13 pm.

 

Mr Tony Gibson, Chief Executive, Ports of Auckland presented an update on Ports of Aucklandís interim results, business outlook, infrastructure development and supply chain.

A PowerPoint presentation was provided.† A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number INF/2016/5

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         receive the update presentation and thank Mr Tony Gibson, Chief Executive, Ports of Auckland for his attendance

b)        congratulate Ports of Auckland Limited on the results of its interim six month report.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 1 March 2016, Infrastructure Committee, 9 Update from Ports of Auckland, Presentation

 

 

10

City Rail Link update

 

Note: Items 10 and 11 were taken together.

 

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse returned to the meeting at 3.20 pm.

Cr J Watson left the meeting at 3.32 pm.

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse left the meeting at 3.35 pm.

Cr J Watson returned to the meeting at 3.39 pm.

Cr CM Penrose left the meeting at 3.51 pm.

Cr C Brewer left the meeting at 4.05 pm.

Cr G Wood left the meeting at 4.15 pm.

 

Carol Greensmith, Wally Thomas, Peter Clark and Stuart McAlpine of Auckland Transport presented an update presentation regarding the City Rail Link (CRL) early works progress.

A PowerPoint presentation was provided.† A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number INF/2016/6

MOVED by Chairperson ME Lee, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         receive the presentation and note progress on the City Rail Link, and receive the Auckland Transport Update (items 10 and 11)

b)        thank Carol Greensmith, Wally Thomas, Peter Clark and Stuart McAlpine of Auckland Transport their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 1 March 2016, Infrastructure Committee, Item 10: City Rail Link update presentation †

 

 

11

Update from Auckland Transport

 

Item 11 was considered together under item 10.

 

12

Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing - NZTA Engagement process

 

Paul Glucina and Geoff Haines of NZTA presented an update on the Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing - NZTA Engagement process.

A PowerPoint presentation was provided.† A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number INF/2016/7

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Member G Wilcox:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         receive the presentation and thank Paul Glucina and Geoff Haines of NZTA for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 1 March 2016, Infrastructure Committee, 12 Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing - NZTA Engagement process, Presentation

 

 

Note:†† Item 13 was taken as item 5.1 Public Input.

 

 

14

Correspondence received

 

Cr Fletcher received the apology from Mrs Kathy Paterson Millward for not attending the meeting to tell her story in recognition of her late husbandís work as one of the pioneers in NZ & Pacific aviation. Cr Fletcher conveyed Kathyís wishes to have Patrickís achievement recorded, of being the first to fly off the Mangere airstrip in December 1964, with Mayor Robinson on board.

 

Resolution number INF/2016/8

MOVED by Cr CE Fletcher, seconded by Chairperson ME Lee:

That the Infrastructure Committee:

a)         receive the correspondence from Mrs Kathy Paterson Millward.

CARRIED

 

15††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There were no extraordinary items.

 

 

4.51 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 Infrastructure Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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