I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel will be held on:

Date:††††††††††††††††††††††

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 4 March 2016

12.30pm

Room 1, Level 26
135 Albert Street, Auckland

Rural Advisory Panel

 

OPEN AGENDA

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

Franklin Ward Councillor

Deputy Chairperson South

Alan Cole

Franklin Local Board Member

Deputy Chairperson North

Thomas Grace

Rodney Local Board Member

Members

Marie Appleton

Rural Women NZ

 

Dean Blythen

Landowners & Contractors Protection Association Inc

 

Tracey Bryan

Fonterra

 

Wendy Clark

Federated Farmers

 

Viv Dostine

Northern Equine

 

Trish Fordyce

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Richard Gardner

Federated Farmers

 

Neil Henderson

Waitakere Ranges Local Board Member

 

Chris Keenan

Horticulture NZ

 

Steve Levet

Rural Contractors NZ

 

Callum McCallum

Aquaculture Industry

 

Andrew McKenzie

Beef and Lamb NZ

 

Helen Moodie

Dairy NZ

 

Roger Parton

Rural Contractors NZ and

Aggregate & Quarry Association

 

Geoff Smith

Equine Industry

 

Peter Spencer

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Bronwen Turner

Western Rural Property Owners

 

Keith Vallabh

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association

 

Cr Penny Webster

Rodney Ward Councillor

 

Glenn Wilcox

Independent Māori Statutory Board

(Quorum 10 members)

 

 

Elaine Stephenson

Democracy Advisor

 

29 February 2016

 

Contact Telephone: (09)890 8117

Email: elaine.stephenson@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 


TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

PURPOSE

 

         To identify and communicate to the Council the interest and preferences of the rural based industries and rural communities of Auckland in relation to:

 

-     the content of the strategies, policies, plans, and bylaws of the Council, and

-     any matter that the Panel considers to be of particular interest or concern to the rural based industries and rural communities of Auckland.

 

         To advise the Mayor and the Councilís Governing Body and local boards, of the Council processes and mechanisms for engagement with the rural based industries and communities in Auckland.

 

         To deliver recommendations for accelerating the social, economic, environmental and cultural performance of the rural part of the Auckland Council region.

 

 

SCOPE

 

To provide a forum for consideration of issues affecting the rural part of the Auckland Council area and recommendations to Council including (but not limited to):

 

           Driving economic growth

           Food and fibre production and associated food and beverage processing (value adding) and equine based activities

           Research and development support

           Environmental resource issues including quarrying and aggregate production

           Ecological, landscape and coastal values

           Service delivery

           Rural infrastructure, including transport

           Biosecurity

           Amenities and open space

           Transport

           Rating.

 

 


Rural Advisory Panel

04 March 2016

 

ITEM†† TABLE OF CONTENTS†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1††††††††† Apologies†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

4††††††††† Additional Items for Consideration††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

5††††††††† Update on the Rural Urban Boundary (12.30 - 12.50pm)

6††††††††† Transport for Future Urban Growth (12.50 - 1.15pm)

7††††††††† Independent Maori Statutory Board role (1.15 - 1.45pm)

8††††††††† Regional Pest Managment Plan / National Policy Statement Update (2.15 - 2.45pm)

9††††††††† Retrofit (Septic Tanks) Update (2.45 - 3.00pm)

10††††††† Ballance Environmental Awards Update (3.00 - 3.15pm)†

11††††††† General Business†


1††††††††† Welcome and Apologies

 

An apology from Chairperson W Cashmore has been received.

 

Deputy Chairperson South, A Cole will chair the meeting.

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 27 November 2015, as a true and correct record.

 

 

4††††††††† Additional Items for Consideration

 

5††††††††† Update on the Rural Urban Boundary (12.30 - 12.50pm)

††††††††††† Warren Maclennan,† Manager Planning North/West

6††††††††† Transport for Future Urban Growth (staff to be confirmed) (12.50 - 1.15pm)

7††††††††† Independent Maori Statutory Board (IMSB) role †(1.15 - 1.45pm)

††††††††††† Glenn Wilcox, IMSB member

8††††††††† Regional Pest Managment Plan / National Policy Statement Update (2.15 - 2.45pm)

††††††††††† Gael Ogilvie, General Manager Environmental Services

9††††††††† Retrofit (Septic Tanks) Update (2.45 - 3.00pm)

††††††††††† Phil Brown, Land and Water Advisory Team Manager

10††††††† Ballance Environmental Awards Update (3.00 - 3.15pm)

††††††††††† Phil Brown, Land and Water Advisory Team Manager

18††††††† General Business†