Auckland Domain Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland Domain Committee held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 at 1.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Mike Lee

 

Deputy Chairperson

Pippa Coom

Chairperson, Waitemata Local Board

Members

IMSB Member Renata Blair

 

 

Member Shale Chambers

Waitemata Local Board

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

Member Vernon Tava (until 3.33pm, item 11)

Waitemata Local Board

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper

 

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, JP (Ex-officio)

 

 

IMSB Member Terrence Hohneck

 

 

 


Auckland Domain Committee

28 February 2017

 

 

Note:   Item 5 – Public Input was considered prior to Items 1– Apologies, 2 – Declaration of Interest, 3 – Confirmation of Minutes and  4 – Petitions.

 

5          Public Input

 

5.1

Public Input - Dave Oakhill - Approval sought for the footpath between Auckland War Memorial Museum and Titoki Street

 

Heather Harris, Acting Director and Chief Operating Officer, and Dave Oakhill, Head of Major Works, Auckland War Memorial Museum, addressed the committee regarding the footpath between Auckland War Memorial Museum and Titoki Street.

 

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

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/1

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Member S Chambers:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         thank Heather Harris and Dave Oakhill for the presentation and             attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     28 February 2017 - Auckland Domain Committee - Item 5.1 - Public Input Dave Oakhill presentation

 

5.2

Public Input - Luke Niue  - Parnell Rail Station Opening

 

Luke Niue, Chair of Parnell Community Committee, and Jacqui Wilkinson, Grafton Residents Association, addressed the committee regarding the Parnell Rail Station opening.

 

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

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/2

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Coom:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         thank Luke Niue, and Jacqui Wilkinson, for their presentation and attendance.

b)        invite representatives of both organisations to present at future meetings.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     28 February 2017 - Auckland Domain Committee - Item 5.2 - Public Input Luke Niue presentation

 

5.3

Public Input - Stewart Thompson - Parnell Rail Station Opening

 

Stewart Thompson, Project Manager, Auckland Transport, addressed the committee regarding the Parnell Rail Station opening.

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/3

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Coom:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         thank Stewart Thompson for his presentation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

The meeting was adjourned at 2.10pm

 

The meeting reconvened at 2.32pm.

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/4

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr L Cooper and Member T Hohneck for absence.

 

CARRIED

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/5

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Coom:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 14 December 2016, as true and correct, subject to the following amendment to item 11, resolution ADC/2016/32 clause a) vi) as follows:

a) vi) Size and scale of the grass connection to be as indicated in Option 1 i.e. 4 metres in width.

 

CARRIED

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

Note:   Item 5 was considered prior to Item 1.

 

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

Landowner approval for a new footpath between Auckland War Memorial Museum and Titoki Street

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/6

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)    grant land owner approval, in principle, for the proposed footpath, shown in Option 1, from the south entrance of Auckland War Memorial Museum to Titoki Street. In granting this approval the committee notes:

i.    the primary intent of the walkway, and the basis of the request from the Auckland War Memorial Museum, is to provide safe and legible pedestrian access to the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

ii.   it is foreshadowed in the Auckland Domain Master Plan.

iii.  part of the walkway is located on Auckland Domain under the jurisdiction of Auckland Council while part is located on land under the jurisdiction of Auckland War Memorial Museum.

iv.  Auckland War Memorial Museum has committed to cover the costs of project management design and consent.

v.   this approval does not imply any obligation to fund the development, although it is acknowledged that a funding contribution has been requested for that portion of the path within Auckland Domain, and this request will be considered in the context of prioritising and funding the wider programme of works proposed in the Auckland Domain Master Plan.

vi.  the portion of the walkway within Auckland Domain will remain in the ownership of Auckland Council.

b)    note that the Auckland War Memorial Museum intend to lodge a resource consent for works in March 2017.

c)    delegate authority to the Head of Investigation and Design, and the Chair of the Auckland Domain Committee, to approve the final design.

d)    request staff arrange a site visit for committee members prior to delegated authority being exercised.

 

CARRIED

 

10

WWI Centenary Memorial

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/7

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Member S Chambers:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)      request that the design reflect resolution ADC/2016/32 of 14 December 2016 in regard to a) ii) and a) vi)

b)      note that there is a delegation in place for the Chair of the Auckland Domain Committee and the Manager Auckland Domain (or an extraordinary meeting of the committee, if required, as soon as practical) to agree any final refinements of the design, in accordance with the design brief. Further engagement with stakeholders will be undertaken prior to lodging resource consent.

c)      emphasize the absolute importance of achieving this project on time and within budget.

CARRIED

 

11

Auckland Domain Event Approvals and Reporting from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/8

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)      approve in principle the following events to take place on the Auckland Domain:

Event Name

Event Date

ANZAC Day Memorial Field

10 – 30 April 2017

Illuminate projection, part of ANZAC 2017 Commemoration Programme

22 – 24 April 2017

ANZAC Day

25 April 2017

b)      note the annual event calendar update.

c)      request that event permit applications that are not delegated to staff and subject to Auckland Domain Committee approval are to be received by the Auckland Council Event Facilitation Team no later than six months prior to the first day of the event.

d)      request that event permit applications that are not delegated to staff and subject to Auckland Domain Committee approval are to be submitted to the Auckland Domain Committee by Auckland Council Event Facilitation no later than two months prior to the first day of the event where possible.

e)      note the Auckland Lantern Festival Report (Attachment E).

f)       request that a central gap be placed between the white crosses for the ANZAC           Day Memorial Field in front of the cenotaph to align with the future memorial           pathway.

CARRIED

 

Member V Tava left the meeting at 3.33 pm.

 

12

Auckland Domain - general update

 

Resolution number ADC/2017/9

MOVED by IMSB Member R Blair, seconded by Chairperson M Lee:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)      receive the Auckland Domain – general update report.

b)      approve the new signage for the Auckland Domain, including the Māori name           Pukekawa.

c)      request that the gravel surface of the pathway from Parnell Station and the           Nikau Street underpass be renewed.

CARRIED

  

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

 

3.56 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 Auckland Domain Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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