Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Howick Local Board held in the Howick Local Board Meeting Room, Pakuranga Library Complex, 7 Aylesbury Street, Pakuranga on Monday, 11 July 2016 at 6.01pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

David Collings

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Adele White

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members

Katrina Bungard

 

 

 

 

Jim Donald

 

 

 

 

Lucy Schwaner

 

 

 

 

John Spiller

 

 

 

 

Steve Udy

 

 

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

Member Garry Boles

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor Sharon Stewart

 

 

 

Councillor Dick Quax

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

11 July 2016

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed everyone.

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number HW/2016/268

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member RD Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from Member G Boles for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2016/269

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member RD Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 13 June 2016, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Lighting at Barry Curtis Skatepark – Vijay Waru

 

Resolution number HW/2016/270

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson AJ White, seconded by Member JR Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

 

a)         Thank Vijay Waru for attending public forum.

CARRIED

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

12

Chair's Report

 

The Chairs Report was tabled during the meeting and will be filed with a hard copy of the minutes.  It will also be available on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number HW/2016/271

MOVED by Member RD Wichman, seconded by Member JR Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      Receive the Chair’s tabled report.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Chair's Report June- July 2016

 

 

13

Councillor's Update

 

Resolution number HW/2016/272

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member K Bungard:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      Receive the verbal report from Councillors Quax and Stewart.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Auckland Transport Update – July 2016

 

Resolution number HW/2016/273

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member SA Udy:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the report entitled ‘Auckland Transport Update – July 2016’ and the attached issues register from Auckland Transport’s Elected Member Relationship Manager (South).

CARRIED

 

 

15

Cockle Bay Roundabout Landscaping

 

Resolution number HW/2016/274

MOVED by Member JR Spiller, seconded by Member JR Donald:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      Approve funding of $9000 for Local Parks to implement the planting on the Cockle Bay roundabout as detailed in the approved landscaping plan from the board’s Community Response Fund 2016/17.

CARRIED

16

Approval of 2016/2017 local environment and local development work programme

 

Resolution number HW/2016/275

MOVED by Member JR Spiller, seconded by Deputy Chairperson AJ White:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      approve the allocation of $87,000 for environmental projects to be delivered by the Infrastructure and Environmental Services directorate in 2016/2017 as summarised in the table below:

Project

Budget

Industry Pollution Prevention project – Cascades Road and Ben Lomond Crescent

$20,000

Weed Management Programme

$47,000

Southern Resource Recovery Stage 2

$10,000

Planting on golf course at Musick Point

$10,000

Total budget

$87,000

b)      approve the allocation of $3,590,294 for the construction of the stormwater water quality ponds at Flat Bush.

CARRIED

 

 

17

New Road Name Approvals and Road Name Extension for the residential subdivisions by Hugh Green Limited at 23 and 45 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush and 64 Thomas Road, Flat Bush

 

Resolution number HW/2016/276

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member JR Donald:  

That the Howick Local Board, pursuant to section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974,:

a)      approve the road names Ballinabreen Road’, ‘Lisnoble Road’, ‘Carrygawley Road’, ‘Kilcadden Road’. Greenan Drive’, ‘Cooladawson Drive’, ‘Drumconnell Drive’ and ‘Eunans Close, proposed by the Applicant, for the eight new roads created by way of subdivision at 64 Thomas Road, Flat Bush and 23 and 45 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush while noting that Gurtin’ and ‘Carnowen, also meet the road naming criteria; and

b)      approve the road name Tir Coniall Avenue’ for the extension to the existing Tir Coniall Avenue.

CARRIED

 

 

18

New Road Name Approval for new private way at 11 – 13 Grassways Avenue, Pakuranga Heights

 

Resolution number HW/2016/277

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member JR Donald:  

That the Howick Local Board pursuant to section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974:

a)      approve the road name “Goyal Lane”, proposed by the Applicant, for the new road created by way of subdivision at 11-13 Grassways Avenue, Pakuranga Heights while noting that “Neha Lane” and “Aggarwhal Lane”, also meet the road naming criteria.

CARRIED

 

 

19

Housing for Older People Partnering Proposal

 

Resolution number HW/2016/278

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson AJ White, seconded by Member JR Donald:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      support the Housing for Older People Partnering Proposal and the proposed Housing for Older People Partnering Policy

CARRIED

 

 

20

Draft 2016 Elected Members’ Expenses Policy

 

Resolution number HW/2016/279

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member RD Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         provides comments on the draft 2016 Elected Members’ Expense Policy to the governing body as follows:

i)       approval for Local Board Members international travel should be signed off by the Chief Executive, Governance Director or Manager Local Board Services.  Governing Body Committees and/or Councillors should not be involved.

ii)      Elected Members Professional Development programme and attendance at outside council events, should be signed off by Manager Local Board Services.

iii)     all Elected Members are encouraged to discuss expenses and travel with the Relationship Manager before proceeding.

CARRIED

 

 

21

Urgent Decisions June 2016

 

Resolution number HW/2016/280

MOVED by Member JR Donald, seconded by Member JR Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      Note the urgent decision made on 30th June 2016 to allocate a portion of the unallocated locally driven initiatives fund to an additional community grant application round as detailed in project numbers #1 to #17 in attachment A. 

CARRIED

 

 

22

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number HW/2016/281

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member RD Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      Note the Howick Local Board Governance Forward Work Calendar.

CARRIED

 

 

23

Workshop Notes

 

Resolution number HW/2016/282

MOVED by Chairperson DA Collings, seconded by Member JR Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      Receive the workshop notes for workshops held on 26th and 31st May, 2nd, 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd and 28th June 2016.

CARRIED

  

 

24        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

7.09pm                                               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 Howick Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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