Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel held in the Boardroom, Auckland Town Hall, Ground Floor, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 22 June 2016 at 6.10pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Dave Tomu

 

Deputy Chairperson

Anita Keestra

 

Members

Asoka Basnayake

 

 

Naoe Hashimoto

 

 

Yee Yang 'Square' Lee

 

 

Angela Lim

 

 

Mabel Msopero

From 6.12pm, item 3

 

Pratima Nand

From 6.12pm, item 3

Liaison Councillor

Denise Krum

Until 6.57pm, after item 6

 

ABSENT

 

Member

Christian Dee Yao

 

Member

Wong Liu Shueng

 

 


Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel

22 June 2016

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number ETH/2016/20

MOVED by Member Y Lee , seconded by Member N Hashimoto:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         accept the apologies from Member C Yao and Member W Shueng for absence and Cr Krum for early departure.

CARRIED

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number ETH/2016/21

MOVED by Chairperson D Tomu, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Keestra:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

4††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

5

Auckland Libraries' Response to Auckland's Diversity

 

Shivangi Pradhan, Libraries Adviser Multicultural Service, presented a PowerPoint presentation in support of the item and answered questions from the Panel.

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

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/22

MOVED by Member A Lim, seconded by Member Y Lee :

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the presentation on Auckland Librariesí Response to Aucklandís Diversity, and thank Shivangi Pradhan for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 22 June 2016, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 5 - Auckland Libraries' Response to Auckland's Diversity presentation †

 

 

6

Auckland Libraries: International Day of the Older Person (IDOP)

 

Morgan Borthwick, Libraries Adviser Inclusiveness presented a PowerPoint presentation in support of the item and answered questions from the Panel.

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

 

 

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/23

MOVED by Member A Basnayake, seconded by Member N Hashimoto:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the presentation regarding a library event to mark International Day of the Older Person 2016 and thank Morgan Borthwick for his attendance.

b)††††† agree to provide input on the success criteria for the planned activity and offer further advice on marking International Day of the Older Person.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† 22 June 2016, Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel, Item 6 - Auckland Libraries: International Day of the Older Person (IDOP) presentation

 

Cr Krum left the meeting at 6.57pm

 

 

7

Progress report on The Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan

 

Debra Yan, Principal Planner, Unitary Plan was present in support of the item and answered questions from the Panel.

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/24

MOVED by Member M Msopero, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Keestra:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)††††† receive the progress report on the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan and thank Debra Yan for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

 

8

Information items

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/25

MOVED by Member Y Lee , seconded by Member P Nand:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)            receive the updates from the chair, lead officer and panel members as follows:

i)             the Chair attended a review meeting for Advisory Panels with other Panel Chairs conducted by MartinJenkins consultants on Wednesday, 15 June 2016.

ii)            the lead officer gave a verbal progress report on refugee settlement in Auckland as requested by the Panel at the May meeting. A formal brief report on refugee settlement will be reported to the July Panel meeting including an update on housing.

iii)           agree to have an end of term function.

CARRIED

 

 

 

9

Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel work programme update - May and June 2016

 

 

 

Austin Kim, Principal Advisor Panels was present in support of the item and answered questions from the Panel.

 

Resolution number ETH/2016/26

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Keestra, seconded by Member A Lim:

That the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel:

a)            receive the Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel Work Programme Update for May and June 2016 including the following information:

i)             note the Seniors forum will be held on 5 July 2016.

ii)            note the information regarding the Chairs and Deputy Chairs to attend the Governing Body meeting to present as one body before the term ends.

CARRIED

 

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

 

There were no extraordinary items.

8.02 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 Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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