Waitematā Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Waitematā Local Board held in the Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at 6.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Pippa Coom

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Shale Chambers

 

 

 

Members

Adriana Avendaño Christie

 

 

 

 

Mark Davey

 

 

 

 

Richard Northey, ONZM

 

 

 

 

Vernon Tava

 

 

 

 

Rob Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor Elect

Mike Lee

 

Barry Potter, Director Infrastructure and Environmental Services

 

Matt Maihi, Kaumatua

 

 

 


Waitematā Local Board

27 October 2016

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:         The Relationship Manager, Kathryn Martin, 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, Infrastructure and Environmental Services, administered the members’ declarations.

 

1              Mihi Whakatau (Welcome)

 

Matt Maihi, Kaumatua, led the prayer and gave a brief welcome.

 

 

Secretarial Note:         The Democracy Advisor advised the locations of the emergency exits and conveniences.

 

 

2          Welcome Address

           

            Barry Potter, Director Infrastructure and Environmental Services, addressed the meeting.

           

 

3          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

4

Declarations by Local Board Members Pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002

 

A copy of the declarations are publicly available on the 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:

 

  • Adriana Avendaño Christie
  • Shale Chambers
  • Pippa Coom
  • Mark Davey
  • Richard Northey, ONZM
  • Vernon Tava
  • Rob Thomas

 

 

ATTACHMENTS

 

A Waitematā Local Board Member Declarations (alphabetical order by surname) 

 

Attachments

a     Declaration - Avendaño Christie

b     Declaration - Chambers

c    Declaration - Coom

d    Declaration - Davey

e     Declaration - Northey

f     Declaration - Tava

g    Declaration - Thomas

 

 

5

Election of Chairperson

 

Kathryn Martin, Relationship Manager, gave an overview of the voting systems and requested a mover and seconder.

 

Resolution number WTM/2016/163

MOVED by Member S Chambers, seconded by Member P Coom:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         agree to use voting System A to elect the chairperson of the Waitematā Local Board for the 2016-2019 political term.

 

CARRIED

 

 

Kathryn Martin, Relationship Manager called for nominations for the position of chairperson.

Member Chambers nominated Member Coom for the chairperson role.  Member Avendaño Christie seconded the nomination.

There were no further nominations.

 

Resolution number WTM/2016/164

MOVED by Member S Chambers, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

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

 

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was declared CARRIED by 7 votes to 0.

 

CARRIED

 

 

6

Declaration by Chairperson

 

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

 

The Chairperson, P Coom made her declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the Chair.

 

Attachments

a     Declaration - Chairperson

 

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson addressed the meeting.

 

 

8

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

Resolution number WTM/2016/165

MOVED by Member A Avendaño Christie, seconded by Member R Thomas:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      agree to use voting System A to elect the chairperson of the Waitematā Local Board for the 2016-2019 political term.

 

CARRIED

 

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

Chairperson Coom nominated Member Chambers for the deputy chairperson role.  Member Avendaño Christie seconded the nomination.

There were no further nominations.

 

Resolution number WTM/2016/166

MOVED by Member P Coom, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:   

That the Waitematā Local Board:

 

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

 

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was declared CARRIED by 7 votes to 0.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

9

Mayor's Address

 

Secretarial Note:        The chairperson invited the councillor elect Mike Lee to come forward and address the meeting.

 

Secretarial Note:         The Mayor elect was not in attendance.

 

 

 

10

Explanation of laws affecting elected members

 

Kathryn Martin, Relationship Manager, gave a brief explanation of the Local Government Legislation.

 

Resolution number WTM/2016/167

MOVED by Member R Northey, seconded by Member R Thomas:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

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

 

CARRIED

 

 

11

First Business Meeting of the Waitematā Local Board

 

Resolution number WTM/2016/168

MOVED by Member P Coom, seconded by Member S Chambers:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      confirm 22 November 2016, 2.00pm, at the Waitematā Local Board Office, 52 Swanson Street, Auckland Central, for its first business meeting.

CARRIED

  

 Matt Maihi, Kaumatua, closed the meeting in prayer and blessed the food.

 

Secretarial note:           At the conclusion of the meeting the Auckland Boys Choir provided a segment of entertainment.

 

 

 

7.34 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 Waitematā Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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