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

Date:                      

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 8 July 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

 

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

 

Andrew Maclean

Federated Farmers

 

Callum McCallum

Aquaculture Industry

 

Greg McCracken

Fonterra

 

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

 

1 July 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 Council’s 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

08 July 2016

 

 

ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                        PAGE

1          Apologies                                                                                                                        7

2          Declaration of Interest                                                                                                   7

3          Confirmation of Minutes                                                                                               7

4          Additional Items for Consideration                                                                             7

5          Watercare - South-West Wastewater Servicing Project (12.45 – 1.15pm)              9

6          Waste - recycling and landfill - North and South update (1.15 – 1.45pm)             11

7          Transport for Future Urban Growth (TFUG) update (1.45 – 2.15pm)                   13

8          Council's new stormwater structure (2.15 – 2.45pm)                                              15 

9          General Business 

 

 


1          Apologies

 

An apology has been received from Member Chris Keenan.

 

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 May 2016, as a true and correct record.

 

 

4          Additional Items for Consideration


 


Rural Advisory Panel

08 July 2016

 

 

Watercare - South-West Wastewater Servicing Project

 

File No.: CP2016/14083

 

  

 

Purpose

1.       To provide an update on the Watercare – South-West Wastewater Servicing Project.

Executive summary

2.       Brent Evans, Principal Advisor Local Boards, Watercare, Mark Bourne, Environment and Consents Manager, Watercare and Tanvir Bhamji, Senior Project Manager – Planning and Strategy, Watercare, will be present to update the panel.

 

Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Brent Evans, Mark Bourne and Tanvir Bhamji for their update on the South-West Wastewater Servicing Project

 

 

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.     

Signatories

Author

Elaine Stephenson - Democracy Advisor

 


Rural Advisory Panel

08 July 2016

 

 

Waste - recycling and landfill - North and South update

 

File No.: CP2016/14085

 

  

 

Purpose

1.       To provide an update on waste recycling and landfill in the north and south.

Executive summary

2.       Parul Sood, Waste Planning Manager, will be present to provide an update to the panel.

 

Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Parul Sood for her update on waste recycling and landfill in the north and south.

 

 

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.    

Signatories

Author

Elaine Stephenson - Democracy Advisor

 


Rural Advisory Panel

08 July 2016

 

 

Transport for Future Urban Growth (TFUG) update

 

File No.: CP2016/14087

 

  

 

Purpose

1.       To update the panel on the Transport for Future Urban Growth project.

Executive summary

2.       Matthew Rednall, Strategic Growth Initiatives Manager, Auckland Transport, and Phil Haizelden, Team Leader Transport Strategy, will be present to provide an update to the panel.

 

Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Matthew Rednall and Phil Haizelden for their update on the transport for future urban growth project.

 

 

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.    

Signatories

Author

Elaine Stephenson - Democracy Advisor

 


Rural Advisory Panel

08 July 2016

 

 

Council's new stormwater structure

 

File No.: CP2016/14089

 

  

 

Purpose

1.       To update the panel on Council’s new stormwater structure and its interaction with the panel.

Executive summary

2.       Craig McIlroy, General Manager Stormwater, will be present to update the panel.

 

Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Craig McIlroy for his update on Council’s new stormwater structure.

 

 

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.    

Signatories

Author

Elaine Stephenson - Democracy Advisor