Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 3.03pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Mr John  Coop

Corporate sector

Deputy Chairperson

Mr Andrew Gaukrodger

Corporate sector

Members

Ms Noelene Buckland

City Centre Residents Group

 

Mr Shale Chambers

(until 4.38 pm, item 9)

Waitemata Local Board, Auckland Council

 

Mr Greg Cohen

Tourism/Travel

 

Mr Ben Corban

Arts and Cultural Sector

 

Mr Terry Cornelius, JP

Retail sector

 

Mr Dane  Grey

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

 

Mr Mark Kingsford

Corporate sector

 

Ms Tania Loveridge (alternate)

Business Improvement District

 

Ms Amy Malcolm

Tertiary Education (University of Auckland & Auckland University of Technology)

 

Mr James Mooney

Urban design/institute of architects

 

Mr Nigel Murphy

(from 3.23pm, item 5)

Tertiary Education (University of Auckland & Auckland University of Technology)

 

Mr Adam  Parkinson

City Centre Residents Group

 

Mr Patrick Reynolds

Transport representative

 

ABSENT

 

Members

Ms Viv Beck

Business Improvement District

 

Cr Chris Darby

Auckland Council (Mayor’s alternate)

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

Auckland Council

 

Cr Mike Lee

Auckland Council

 

Mr Michael Richardson

Business Improvement District

 


Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

27 September 2017

 

 

1          Apologies

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/61

MOVED by Mr T Cornelius, seconded by Mr Reynolds:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor P Goff, Cr C Darby and Cr M Lee for absence on council business and Ms V Beck and Mr M Richardson for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

The Chairperson, Mr John Coop, declared in interest in item 5 - Nelson/Hobson Street Update, in particular New Zealand International Conference Centre.

 

Ms Tania Loveridge, who attended the meeting on behalf of Ms Viv Beck, declared an interest in item 10 - Destination Marketing Report from Heart of the City 2016/17.

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/62

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Ms A Malcolm:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 23 August 2017, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Nelson/Hobson Street Update

 

The Chairperson John Coop declared in interest in this item, in particular the New Zealand International Conference Centre and took no part in voting in this matter.

 

Mr N Murphy entered the meeting at 3.23 pm.

 

·         The board asked for a concise options study to be presented at the November 2017 meeting.

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/63

MOVED by Mr  Reynolds, seconded by Ms N Buckland:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      provide an advice and feedback on the Nelson/Hobson Street vision.

CARRIED

 

 

6

City Centre Update for the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - to 15 September 2017

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/64

MOVED by Ms A Malcolm, seconded by Mr  Mooney:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the City Centre Update report to 15 September 2017.

CARRIED

 

 

7

Business Case for Walking

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/65

MOVED by Mr  Reynolds, seconded by Mr A Parkinson:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the Business Case for Walking report.

CARRIED

 

 

8

Development Response Strategy and draft Action Plan

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/66

MOVED by Ms T Loveridge, seconded by Mr  Mooney:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the presentation on the Development Response Strategy.

b)      endorse the completion of The Development Response Strategy to enable a council-wide integrated approach to managing development response.

c)      support Auckland Council and City Rail Link Ltd pilot of a coordinated model for Development Response.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Destination Marketing Report from Heart of the City 2016/17

 

Ms Tania Loveridge, attended the meeting on behalf of Ms Viv Beck and declared an interest in this item, and took no part in voting in this matter.

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/67

MOVED by Mr G Cohen, seconded by Mr A Parkinson:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the Destination Marketing Report from Heart of the City.

CARRIED

 

 

Ms Tania Loveridge left the meeting at 4.36 pm.

 


 

 

9

Auckland Plan Refresh Engagement

 

Mr S Chambers left the meeting at 4.38 pm.

 

·         Need for shared communal spaces inside buildings.

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/68

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Mr  Mooney:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      provide feedback on the package of materials across the six outcome areas and the Development Strategy (attachment A).

b)      note that the resolutions of this meeting will be considered in the drafting of the refreshed Auckland Plan.

CARRIED

 

 

11

Midtown Bus Improvements project update

 

Resolution number CEN/2017/69

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Mr N Murphy:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive this update on the refreshed implementation of the Midtown bus improvements project, involving the proposed coordinated delivery of two great city streets; the Wellesley St ‘bus boulevard’ and Victoria St linear park.

b)      note that there will be public consultation as part of Long Term Plan discussions on significant investments, and that there will be more detailed engagement for each project at the appropriate time in its planning and delivery.

CARRIED

 

 

12        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

4.51 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 City Centre Advisory Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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