Community Development and Safety Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Community Development and Safety Committee held at Rainbow Youth, Level 1, 11 Edinburgh Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 3 August 2016 at 9.51am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Dr Cathy Casey

 

Members

Cr Anae Arthur Anae

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

Until 11.45am, Item 16

 

Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse

From 9.59am, Item 5.2

 

Member Kris MacDonald

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr George Wood, CNZM

Until 11.10am, Item 10

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

 

 

Cr Calum Penrose

 

 

Member Josie Smith

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Mark Thomas

Orakei Local Board

 

 


Community Development and Safety Committee

03 August 2016

 

 

1††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number COM/2016/53

MOVED by Cr WD Walker, seconded by Chairperson C Casey:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)         accept the apology from Cr AM Filipaina, Cr CM Penrose, Cr JG Walker and Member J Smith for absence and Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, for lateness.

CARRIED

 

 

2††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

Cr LA Cooper declared a conflict in regards to Item 16 - Findings from the review of the Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy 2012.

 

 

3††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number COM/2016/54

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 1 June 2016, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4††††††††† Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

5††††††††† Public Input

 

5.1

Rainbow Youth - Toni Duder

 

Toni Duder, Communication and Operations Manager from Rainbow Youth welcome everyone and gave a verbal presentation.

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/55

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Toni Duder for the welcome to and verbal overview of Rainbow Youth.

CARRIED

 

 

 


 

5.2

Rainbow Tick - Michael Stevens

 

Michael Stevens from Rainbow Tick provided a PowerPoint in support of his presentation.

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

 

 

 

Deputy Mayor PA Hulse joined the meeting at 9.59 am.

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/56

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Michael Stevens for his attendance and presentation regarding the Rainbow Tick campaign.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 3 August 2016 - Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 5.2 - Public Input - Rainbow Tick - Presentation

 

 

5.3

Karangahape Road Business Association - Michael Richardson

 

Michael Richardson, Precinct Manager for the Karangahape Road Business Association provided a PowerPoint in support of his presentation.

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

 

 

 

Cr WD Walker left the meeting at 10.16 am.

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/57

MOVED by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, seconded by Cr AJ Anae:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Michael Richardson for his attendance and presentation regarding the Karangahape Road Business Association and safety.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 3 August 2016 - Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 5.3 - Public Input - Karangahape Road Business Association - Presentation

 

6††††††††† Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

7††††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

 

 

8††††††††† Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

 

 

9

Update on LGBTI Homelessness - Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel

 

Diana Rands and Merv Taueki-Ransom provided a PowerPoint presentation in support of their item.

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

 

 

 

Cr WD Walker returned to the meeting at 10.33 am.

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/58

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr LA Cooper:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Diana Rands and Merv Taueki-Ransom for their attendance and presentation regarding an Update on LGBTI Youth Homelessness.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 3 August 2016 - Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 9 - Update on LGBTI Homelessness - Presentation

 

 

 

12

New Zealand Police - Inspector Tracy Phillips

 

Inspector Tracey Phillips, Senior Sergeant Leah Everest and Kirsten OíHara, Intelligence Support Officer gave a verbal presentation to the Committee.

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/59

MOVED by Cr GS Wood, seconded by Member K MacDonald:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Inspector Tracy Phillips, Sergeant Leah Everest and Kirsten OíHara for their attendance and verbal presentation regarding the New Zealand Police interaction with rainbow communities.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 


 

 

10

Human Rights (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill - Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel Submission

 

Lexie Matheson from the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel provided a PowerPoint presentation in support of the item.

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

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/60

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr AJ Anae:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Lexie Matheson for her attendance and presentation regarding the Human Rights (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill

b)††††† request the Chairperson of the Community Development and Safety Committee write to the government supporting a change to the Human Rights (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill to add ďgender identityĒ to the protections offered by the Human Rights Act 1993.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 3 August 2016 - Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 10 - Human Rights (Gender Identity) Amendment Bill - Presentation

 

 

 

Cr GS Wood left the meeting at 11.10 am.

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.10am and reconvened at 11.17am.

 

 

 

11

Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel - Update

 

Julie Radford-Poupard and Jordon Harris, Co-chairs of the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel provided a PowerPoint presentation in support of the item.

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

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/61

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

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† thank Julie Radford-Poupard and Jordon Harris for their attendance and update presentation on the Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Attachments

a†††† 3 August 2016 - Community Development and Safety Committee - Item 11 - Rainbow Communities Advisory Panel - Update - Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

13

Update on Council Activities Relating to Rainbow Communities

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/62

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the report on council activities relating to rainbow communities.

CARRIED

 

 

 

14

Auckland Libraries and Rainbow Communities

 

Morgan Borthwick, Libraries Adviser Inclusiveness spoke to the report.

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/63

MOVED by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse, seconded by Chairperson C Casey:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the update from Libraries.

CARRIED

 

 

 

15

General Managerís update on activity in Libraries & Information

 

This item did not take place.

 

 

 

16

Findings from the review of the Alcohol Harm Reduction Strategy 2012

 

Cr LA Cooper had declared and interest in this item and left the meeting at 11.45 am.

 

Resolution number COM/2016/64

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr AJ Anae:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)†† recommend that the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee adopt the Auckland Council Whānau Internal Strategy to Minimise Alcohol-Related Harm 2016 as contained in Attachment A subject to the inclusion of the following in section 6.0 of the strategy:

i)††† reference to Auckland Councilís commitment to the Aucklandís Action on Alcohol Plan 2013-2018

ii)††††† reference to the Auckland Councilís participation in the Auckland Alcohol Executive Planning Group

iii†† reference to Auckland Councilís collaboration with non-government organisations and community networks.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

17

CAYAD's Knowing Someone Cares Report and Buzzed Campaign

 

A video was played and a booklet tabled in support of this item and supporting information tabled.† The following are links to the video and online booklet:

Video:

http://www.buzzed.co.nz/#!the-stories/v9ddz

Booklet:

http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/SiteCollectionDocuments/aboutcouncil/planspoliciespublications/knowingsomeonecares.pdf

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/65

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the update report on Knowing Someone Cares and BUZZED campaign.

CARRIED

 

 

 

18

Update on Community Safety Activity

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/66

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Cr WD Walker:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the update report.

CARRIED

 

 

 

19

Update from General Manager Arts, Community and Events

 

 

 

Resolution number COM/2016/67

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† receive the update on 2015/2016 Arts, Community and Events activity.

b)        recommend that the Regional Strategy and Policy Committee request staff undertake further work to determine Auckland Councilís role and position in addressing the issue of homelessness, including the provision of emergency housing.

CARRIED

 

Note:†† The Chairperson thanked Graham Bodman, General Manager Arts, Community and Events for his input and leadership as Lead Officer Support for the Committee during the 2013-2016 term of Council.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

Reports Pending Status Update

 

Resolution number COM/2016/68

MOVED by Chairperson C Casey, seconded by Deputy Mayor PA Hulse:

That the Community Development and Safety Committee:

a)††††† note the status of Community Development and Safety Committee resolutions requiring follow-up reports as at 3 August 2016.

CARRIED

 

 

 

21††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

12.43 pm††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE UNDER STANDING ORDER 8.1.4 ON

 

 

 

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