Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee held in the Rautawhiri Park Hall, Rautawhiri Road, Helensville on Monday, 8 August 2016 at 2.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Beth Houlbrooke

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Greg Sayers

 

 

 

Members

Steven Garner

 

 

 

 

Thomas Grace

 

 

 

 

John McLean

 

 

 

 

Phelan Pirrie

 

 

 

 

Brenda Steele

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

Member

James Colville

 

 

 

Warren Flaunty

 

 

 

 


Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee

08 August 2016

 

 

1††††††††† Welcome

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.

 

2††††††††† Apologies

Resolution number RODPC/2016/50

MOVED by Member BM Steele, seconded by Member PM Pirrie:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Members JG Colville and WW Flaunty for absence.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3††††††††† Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4††††††††† Confirmation of Minutes

 

Secretarial Note: ††††††† At the business meeting on 13 June 2016 the local board approved a Special Exemption under the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for a spa pool at† 201 Glenmore Road, Coatesville, RD 3, Albany. The address was incorrect and should have been 210 Glenmore Road, Coatesville, RD 3, Albany.

Resolution number RODPC/2016/51

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson AG Sayers, seconded by Member PM Pirrie:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 13 June 2016, as a true and correct record subject to the following amendment to Item 21 ĎSpecial Exemption (Section 6) Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987, resolution RODPC/2016/45, clause a) as follows;

a)†††††††††† grant the application for special exemption under section 6 of the ††††† †††††††††††††† Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for an above ground spa pool as †††††††††††††† sought by Lisa and Colm Whyte, 201 210 Glenmore Road, Coatesville, †††††††††††††† RD 3, Albany ††††††††††† subject to the spa pool remaining in its current location. †††††††††††††††††††††† This exemption is subject to NZS 8500:2006 Safety and Barriers and ††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 3.10 ĎAbove-†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive.

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

 

8.1

Helensville Art Centre

 

Sally Lush from Helensville Art Centre outlined the highlights and challenges of the art centre since moving into new premises at the Helensville War Memorial Hall in Helensville. Ms Lush gave a PowerPoint presentation, a copy of which has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/52

MOVED by Member BM Steele, seconded by Member PM Pirrie:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† thank Sally Lush from Helensville Art Centre on their presentation regarding highlights and challenges of the art centre since moving into new premises in the Helensville War Memorial Hall.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† Helensville Art Centre

 

 

8.2

Proposal for a bike and skatepark at Warkworth Showgrounds

 

Nicola Jones gave a PowerPoint presentation outlining a proposal for a skateboarding facility, scootering track and BMX trail at the Warkworth Showgrounds. They envisaged that the proposal could be staged as funding allowed. A copy of the PowerPoint presentation has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/53

MOVED by Member BM Steele, seconded by Member SR Garner:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† thank Nicola Jones, and Mark Illingworth of Mahurangi Community Sport and Recreation Collective their presentation on a proposal for a bike and skatepark at the Warkworth Showgrounds.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† Proposal for bike track and skate park at Warkworth Showgrounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.3

Kumeu Arts Centre

 

Christine Rose and Sarah Elli-Kirifi of Kumeu Arts Centre gave a PowerPoint presentation and tabled information on a proposal to extend the art centre building in Kumeu. A copy of the PowerPoint presentation and the tabled information has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/54

MOVED by Member PM Pirrie, seconded by Member TP Grace:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† thank the representatives from the Kumeu Art Centre for their presentation on the activities of the art centre and the proposal for redevelopment of the art centre.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† Kumeu Art Centre

b†††† Kumeu Art Centre PowerPoint presentation

9††††††††† Public Forum

 

9.1

Pasifika event at Mahurangi College

 

Neville Johnson of Mahu Vision Trust gave a PowerPoint presentation and tabled additional information in regard to the activities of the Mahu Vision Trust with the Pacific Island community in the Warkworth area. Mr Johnson sought local board support for the Pasifika event that will be held later in the year and attracts around 600 people. A copy of the PowerPoint presentation has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/55

MOVED by Member SR Garner, seconded by Deputy Chairperson AG Sayers:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† thank Neville Johnson for his presentation on the Pasifika event that is proposed to be held at Mahurangi College in 2016.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† Mahu Vision Trust

b†††† Mahu Vision Trust powerpoint

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.2

Snells Beach Residents and Ratepayers Association

 

Mark Dinniss from Snells Beach Residents and Ratepayers Association was in attendance to update the local board on a proposal for a playground at Snells Beach. The Rodney Local Board previously granted funding for this project but the scope has since been modified. Mr Dinniss sought support for the modified design, which will have to be discussed at a future business meeting of the local board. Mr Dinniss also said that the draft report on a feasibility study for a walkway from Snells Beach to Warkworth had been received and would be presented at a future meeting of the local board. Mr Dinniss tabled written information, a copy of which has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/56

MOVED by Member BM Steele, seconded by Member SR Garner:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† thank Mark Dinniss of Snells Beach Residents and Ratepayers Association for his presentation on the playground proposal for Snells Beach.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† Snells Beach Resident and Ratepayers Association

 

 

10††††††† Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11††††††† Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

12

Rodney Greenways Plan, Riverhead/Kumeu/Huapai/Waimauku - Open Consultation

 

Esther Hjelmstrom (Landscape Architect) in attendance for this item. An updated version of the open consultation engagement plan and maps was tabled. A copy of the updated information has been placed on the file copy of the minutes and can be viewed on the Auckland Council website.

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/57

MOVED by Member BM Steele, seconded by Member PM Pirrie:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† approve the proposed approach and materials for open consultation on the Greenways Plan for Riverhead/ Kumeu/ Huapai/ Waimauku, as detailed in the updated Attachments A which was tabled at the meeting (consultation engagement plan and maps), and Attachment B to the agenda report.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a†††† Updated Attachment A - open consultation document

b†††† Updated Maps for Attachment A

 

13

Special Exemption (Section 6) Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/58

MOVED by Member JG McLean, seconded by Chairperson BP Houlbrooke:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† grant the application for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for an above ground spa pool as sought by Anthony J Cox, 79 Potter Road, RD 2, Albany subject to the spa pool remaining in its current location. This exemption is subject to NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 3.10 ĎAbove-ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

††††††††††† b)†††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

b)††††† grant the application for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for an above ground spa pool as sought by Ben and Tracy Pennell, 20 Crabb Fields Lane, Riverhead subject to the spa pool remaining in its current location. This exemption is subject to NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 3.10 ĎAbove-ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

††††††††††† b)†††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

c)††††† grant the application for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for an above ground spa pool as sought by Ashleigh Foote, 4 Orchard Terrace, Riverhead subject to the spa pool remaining in its current location. This exemption is subject to NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 3.10 ĎAbove-ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

††††††††††† b)†††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

d)††††† grant the application for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for an above ground spa pool as sought by Marc Barton, 275 Wishart Road, RD 2, Helensville subject to the spa pool remaining in its current location. This exemption is subject to NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 3.10 ĎAbove-ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

††††††††††† b)†††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

e)††††† grant the application for special exemption under section 6 of the Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 for an above ground spa pool as sought by Edwin Houghton, 850 Coatesville Riverhead Highway, RD 3, Albany subject to the spa pool remaining in its current location and a 60 degree angle fillet being fitted to the power socket to make it non-climbable. This exemption is subject to NZS 8500:2006 Safety Barriers and Fences Around Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 3.10 ĎAbove-ground spas and hot tubsí 3.10 a) to k) inclusive:

a)†††††††† The top of the spa pool or hot tub shall be positioned with the entire top surface not less than 760mm above the surrounding ground or deck;

††††††††††† b)†††††††† The cover shall be lockable and shall be kept locked when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised. A locking device shall contain a mechanical locking mechanism or a self-locking mechanism in addition to latching shut;

c)††††††††† The locks shall not be able to be readily opened or released by a child of up to the age of six years;

d)††††††††† When locked the cover shall be fitted so that if lifted it does not release the locking device or provide a clearance greater than 100mm;

e)††††††††† The cover shall be made of a material that if walked on cannot collapse and can withstand the weight of at least 20kg to ensure that it will more than take the weight of a child up to six years old;

f)†††††††††† The cover shall be constructed of material that meets ASTM F1346-91 to allow easy movement on and off the spa pool or hot tub;

g)††††††††† The cover shall be constructed with a taper from the centre hinge to the outside edge of the cover so that water will not pond on top of it;

h)††††††††† The cover shall have an evenly spaced mechanical locking device as required in b) which shall be positioned to ensure the cover cannot be lifted more than 100mm by a child up to six years of age, and ensures that the cover is fixed securely to the spa pool or hot tub;

i) ††††††††† The cover and locks shall be maintained at all times in a good state of repair;

j)†††††††††† Warning stickers/sign shall be placed on the cover to advise that it shall be locked in place when the spa pool or hot tub is not being used or supervised;

k)††††††††† Removable steps, movable furniture, or other objects that can assist a young child to climb onto the cover, shall be stowed/stored away at least 1200mm from the side of the spa pool or hot tub.

f)††††††††† agree that confidential attachments A to E (under separate cover) to the ††††††††††† Swimming Pool Exemptions report remain confidential to protect the privacy ††††††††††† of the applicants.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Deputation/Public Forum Update

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/59

MOVED by Member BM Steele, seconded by Deputy Chairperson AG Sayers:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† receive the Deputation/Public Forum Update.

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Rodney Local Board Workshop Records

 

Resolution number RODPC/2016/60

MOVED by Chairperson BP Houlbrooke, seconded by Deputy Chairperson AG Sayers:

That the Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee:

a)††††† workshop record for Tuesday 7 June and Monday, 4 July 2016 be accepted.

 

CARRIED

 

16††††††† Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

3.40 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 Rodney Local Board Parks, Culture and Community Development Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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