Waitākere Ranges Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board held in the Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Road, Titirangi on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 6:30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Greg Presland

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Saffron Toms

 

 

 

Members

Sandra Coney, QSO

 

 

 

 

Neil Henderson

 

 

 

 

Steve Tollestrup

 

 

 

 

Denise Yates, JP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

Councillor

Greg Sayers

 

 

 

Metiria Turei, MP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Waitākere Ranges Local Board

27 October 2016

 

 

Secretarial Note: Before the meeting began the Relationship Manager advised the locations of the emergency exits and conveniences.

 

Secretarial Note:  The Relationship Manager, Glenn Boyd, chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.  From item 8 onwards, the newly elected Chairperson chaired the meeting.  The Director Regulatory Services, Penny Pirrit, administered the members declarations.

 

 

1          Mihi Whakatau (Welcome)

           

            Bobby Clarke (Kaumatua), led the prayer and gave a brief welcome.

 

2          Welcome Address

 

The Director Regulatory Services, on behalf of the Chief Executive, addressed the meeting.

 

3          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

Secretarial Note:   Apologies from Councillors Penny Hulse and Linda Cooper were noted.

 

 

4

Declarations by Local Board Members

 

 

 

A copy of the declarations by Local Board Members are publicly available at the following Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

The following Local Board Members made their declarations pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002:

·         Sandra Coney

·         Neil Henderson

·         Greg Presland

·         Saffron Toms

·         Steve Tollestrup

·         Denise Yates

 

 

Attachments

a     Declaration by Local Board Members

 

 

5

Election of Chairperson

 

The Relationship Manager, Glenn Boyd, gave an overview of the voting systems and requested a mover and seconder.

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2016/135

MOVED by Member N Henderson, seconded by Member D Yates:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      agree to use voting system B to elect the chairperson of the Waitakere Ranges Local Board for the 2016-2019 political term.

CARRIED

 

 

 

The Relationship Manager called for nominations for the position of chairperson.

Member Sandra Coney nominated Member Greg Presland for the chairperson role. Member Denise Yates seconded the nomination

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2016/136

MOVED by Member S Coney, seconded by Member D Yates:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

b)      elect Member Greg Presland as chairperson for the 2016-2019 political term.

        

CARRIED

 

 

6

Declaration by Chairperson

 

A copy of the chairperson’s signed declaration is publicly available on the Auckland Council website.

 

 

Chairperson Greg Presland made his declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the Chair.

 

 

Attachments

a     Declaration by Chairperson

 

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson addressed the meeting.

 

 

 

8

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

Resolution number WTK/2016/137

MOVED by Member D Yates, seconded by Member S Tollestrup:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)     agree to use voting system B to elect the deputy chairperson of the Waitakere Ranges Local Board for the 2016-2019 political term.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

The Chairperson called for nominations for the position of deputy chairperson.

 

Member Steve Tollestrup nominated Member Saffron Toms as deputy chairperson.  Member Sandra Coney seconded the nomination.

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2016/138

MOVED by Member S Tollestrup, seconded by Member S Coney:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

b)    elect Member Saffron Toms as deputy chairperson for the 2016-2019 political term.

 

CARRIED

 

9

Mayor's Address

 

Secretarial Note:  The Mayor was not present at this meeting.

 

 

 

10

Explanation of laws affecting elected members

 

The Relationship Manager, Glenn Boyd gave a brief explanation of the Local Government Legislation.

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2016/139

MOVED by Member N Henderson, seconded by Member S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      note the general explanation of the laws affecting elected members.

 

CARRIED

 

 

11

First Business Meeting of the Waitakere Ranges Local Board

 

Resolution number WTK/2016/140

MOVED by Member S Toms, seconded by Member D Yates:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      confirm that its first business meeting will be held at 6.00pm, Thursday, 24 November 2016, at the Waitakere Ranges Local Board, 39 Glenmall Place, Glen Eden.

CARRIED

  

Bobby Clarke, Kaumatua, closed the meeting in prayer and blessed the food.

 

Secretarial Note:  At the conclusion of the meeting Arjuna and the mix provided a segment of entertainment.

 

 

 

7.29 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 Waitākere Ranges Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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