Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Howick Local Board held in the Uxbridge Centre, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick on Thursday, 3 November 2016 at 6:30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

David Collings

 

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

Katrina Bungard

 

 

 

Members

Garry Boles

 

 

 

 

Jim Donald

 

 

 

 

Lucy Schwaner (to 6.56pm)

 

 

 

 

John Spiller

 

 

 

 

Adele White

 

 

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

 

 

Peter Young, JP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Morrin Cooper, MBE

 

Jamie-Lee Ross, Member of Parliament for Botany

 

Councillor Sharon Stewart

 

Councillor Dick Quax

 

Bernard Te Paa, Paeurungi - Huanga Maori, Te Waka Angamua

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

03 November 2016

 

 

 

Secretarial Note:  Before the meeting began the Democracy Advisor advised the locations of the emergency exits and conveniences.

 

 

Secretarial Note:  Sue O’Gorman, Relationship Manager chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.  From item 8 onwards, the newly elected Chairperson chaired the meeting.  Phil Wilson, Governance Director administered the members declarations.

 

 

1              Mihi Whakatau (Welcome)

 

Bernard Te Paa opened the meeting in prayer.

 

 

2.         Welcome Address

 

            Phil Wilson, Governance Director, on behalf of the Chief Executive, 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:

 

  • Garry Boles
  • Katrina Bungard
  • David Collings
  • Jim Donald
  • Lucy Schwaner
  • John Spiller
  • Adele White
  • Bob Wichman
  • Peter Young

 

 

 

 

Attachments

a     Signed Member Declarations

 


 

 

5

Election of Chairperson

 

Sue O’Gorman, Relationship Manager, gave an overview of the voting systems and requested a mover and seconder.

 

 

Resolution number HW/2016/333

MOVED by Member L Schwaner, seconded by Member A White:  

That the Howick Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

Sue O’Gorman, Relationship Manager, called for nominations for the position of Chairperson.

Member Peter Young nominated Member Lucy Schwaner for the Chairperson role. Member John Spiller seconded the nomination.

Member Bob Wichman nominated Member David Collings for the Chairperson role.  Member Garry Boles seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

 

Resolution number HW/2016/334

MOVED by Member B Wichman, seconded by Member G Boles:  

That the Howick Local Board:

b)         elect Member David Collings as Chairperson for the for the 2016-2019 political             term.

 

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was declared CARRIED by 5 votes to 4.

CARRIED

 

Secretarial Note: Member Lucy Schwaner left the meeting at 6.56pm.

 

 

6

Declaration by Chairperson

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Attachments

a     Signed Chair Declaration

 

Secretarial note: With the agreement of the meeting item 8 was taken before item 7.

 

7

Address by Chairperson

 

Chairperson David Collings addressed the meeting.

 

 

8

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

Resolution number HW/2016/335

MOVED by Member J Donald, seconded by Member J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)            agree to use voting system B to elect the Deputy Chairperson of the Howick Local Board for the 2016-2019 political term.

CARRIED

 

The Chairperson called for nominations for the position of Deputy Chairperson.

Member Jim Donald nominated Member Katrina Bungard for the Deputy Chairperson role. Member Bob Wichman seconded the nomination.

Member John Spiller nominated Member Adele White for the Deputy Chairperson role. Member Peter Young seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

 

Resolution number HW/2016/336

MOVED by Member J Donald, seconded by Member B Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

b)            elect Member Katrina Bungard as Deputy Chairperson for the for the 2016-2019 political term.

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was declared CARRIED by 5 votes to 3.

CARRIED

 

Secretarial note: Item 7 was taken at this time.

 

 

9

Mayor's Elect Address

 

The Mayor was not present at this meeting.

 

10

Explanation of laws affecting elected members

 

Resolution number HW/2016/337

MOVED by Chair D Collings, seconded by Member J Donald:  

That the Howick Local Board note the general explanation of the laws affecting elected members.

CARRIED

 

11

First Business Meeting of the Howick Local Board

 

Resolution number HW/2016/338

MOVED by Chair D Collings, seconded by Deputy Chair K Bungard:  

That the Howick Local Board confirm Thursday 24 November 2016, at 6.00pm, at the Pakuranga Library Complex, 7 Aylesbury Street, Pakuranga for its first business meeting.  The meeting subsequent to this is to be held on Monday 12 December 2016 at 6.00pm.

CARRIED

  

 

             

 

The Chair invited Bernard Te Paa to bless the food and thanked ‘The Groove Guys’ who provided the entertainment.

 

 

 

7.14 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 Howick Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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