Governing Body

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Governing Body held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 28 April 2016 at 9:30am.

 

present

 

Deputy Mayor

Penny Hulse

 

Councillors

Cr Anae Arthur Anae

 

 

Cr Cameron Brewer

 

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Ross Clow

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

From 9.39am, Item 5

 

Cr Denise Krum

 

 

Cr Mike Lee

From 9.32am, Item 2

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

 

Cr Dick Quax

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

From 9.33am, Item 2

 

Cr Penny Webster

 

 

Cr George Wood, CNZM

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mayor Len Brown, JP

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

 


Governing Body

28 April 2016

 

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††††††††††† Note:†† In the absence of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor PA Hulse presided.

 

 

1††††††††† Affirmation

 

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse welcomed attendees and opened the meeting.

 

 

2††††††††† Apologies

Cr ME Lee entered the meeting at 9.32 am.

Cr WD Walker entered the meeting at 9.33 am.

Resolution number GB/2016/30

MOVED by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Governing Body:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr C Darby for absence on council business, from Mayor LCM Brown and Cr J Watson for absence, and from Cr CE Fletcher for lateness.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number GB/2016/31

MOVED by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Governing Body:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 31 March 2016, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

 

5††††††††† Acknowledgements and Achievements

 

5.1

Acknowledgements

 

Cr CE Fletcher entered the meeting at 9.39 am.

 

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse acknowledged the passing of Alec Smith, Kurtis Haiu and Bill Sevesi and a moment of silence was observed.

 

The Deputy Mayor also acknowledged the passing of Cr CE Fletcherís mother.

 

The text of the acknowledgements has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

Achievements

 

A document noting Auckland Councilís Group achievements for April was tabled.

 

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

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 28 April 2016 - Governing Body - Item 5.1 - Acknowledgements

b†††† 28 April 2016 - Governing Body - Item 5.1 - Auckland Council Group's Achievements April 2016

 

6††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

7††††††††† Public Input

 

7.1

Public Input Ė Penny Bright declined request

 

A request for public input regarding the Auckland Transport Election Signage Bylaw 2013 was declined by His Worship the Mayor.

 

Ms Brightís public input request and Councilís response are appended as a minutes attachment, as agreed by the Chairperson, Deputy Mayor PA Hulse.

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 28 April 2016 - Governing Body - Item 7 - Public Input - Penny Bright declined request

 

 

8††††††††† Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

9††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

10††††††† Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 


 

11

Update on Tripartite Economic Summit 2016

 

A PowerPoint presentation was provided and a copy of the Summit programme was tabled.

 

Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Cr C Casey left the meeting at 9.57 am.

Cr C Casey returned to the meeting at 10.03 am.

Cr WD Walker left the meeting at 10.09 am.

 

 

Resolution number GB/2016/32

MOVED by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, seconded by Cr CE Fletcher:

That the Governing Body:

a)††††† receive the update on the Tripartite Summit 2016.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 28 April 2016 - Governing Body - Item 11 - Update on Tripartite Economic Summit 2016 PowerPoint presentation

b†††† 28 April 2016 - Governing Body - Item 11 - Tripartite Economic Summit 2016 programme †

 

 

 

12

2016 local government elections - meetings and decision-making until new committee structure is established

 

Cr WD Walker returned to the meeting at 10.14 am.

Cr ME Lee left the meeting at 10.20 am.

 

 

Resolution number GB/2016/33

MOVED by Cr W Cashmore, seconded by Cr CM Penrose:

That the Governing Body:

a)††††† note that the final governing body meeting will be held on 29 September 2016 and that all other normal monthly meetings will cease at the end of September 2016.

b)††††† note that a tentative governing body meeting has been scheduled for 6 October 2016, but will only be held if a significant and urgent matter requires consideration by the full governing body.

c)††††† delegate to any two of either the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and a chairperson of a committee of the whole, the power to make, on behalf of the governing body, urgent decisions that may be needed between the final governing body meeting and the day the term of office of current members ends.

d)††††† note that during the period from the commencement of term of office of new members following the elections until the inaugural meeting of the governing body on 1 November 2016, decision-making will be undertaken by the Auckland Council Chief Executive under current delegations.

 

CARRIED

 

Cr ME Lee returned to the meeting at 10.21 am.


 

 

13††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

10.22 am††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 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 Governing Body HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:........................................................