Waitematā Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waitematā Local Board held in the Waitematā Local Board Office, Ground Floor, 52 Swanson Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 17 October 2017 at 2:00pm.

 

present

 

Deputy Chairperson

Shale Chambers

 

 

 

Members

Adriana Avendano Christie

 

 

 

 

Richard Northey, ONZM

 

 

 

 

Vernon Tava

 

 

 

 

Rob Thomas

 

 

 

 

APOLOGIES

Chairperson

Pippa Coom

 

 

 

 


Waitematā Local Board

17 October 2017

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/191

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member R Thomas:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from chair Pippa Coom for absence.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/192

MOVED by Member R Northey, seconded by Member V Tava:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

The Waitematā Local Board acknowledges that Dr Mark Davey has resigned from his role on the board due to increasing work commitments. His resignation is effective as of the 16th October 2017.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

Deputation: Jo Crowley - The Charlotte Museum Trust

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/193

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      thank Jo Crowley and Catherine Taylor for their attendance and presentation about a lease application on behalf of the Charlotte Museum Trust.

 

CARRIED

 

 

8.2

Deputation: Dan Shanan - Doc Edge

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/194

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      thank Dan Shanan and Alex Lee for their attendance and presentation on behalf of Doc Edge.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Doc Edge brochure

 

 

8.3

Deputation: Sarah Smuts-Kennedy - Spray Free Auckland

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/195

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      thank Sarah Smuts-Kennedy for her attendance and presentation about Spray Free Auckland on behalf of the For the Love of Bees Collective.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     For the Love of Bees brochure - part 1

b     For the Love of Bees brochure - part 2

 

 

8.4

Deputation: Mark Knoff-Thomas - Flagpoles in Station Square

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/196

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      thank Mark Knoff-Thomas for his attendance and presentation about flagpoles in Station Square on behalf of the Newmarket Business Association.

 

CARRIED

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

There were no notices of motion.

 

12

Councillor's Report

 

Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor, Mike Lee was not in attendance.

 

 

13

Auckland Transport Update - October 2017

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/197

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member V Tava:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Transport Update – October 2017 report and the tabled           Waitematā Local Board feedback on the proposed Grafton Residential Parking           Scheme.

b)      approve an allocation of up to $20,000 from the Local Board Transport Capital           Fund for the streetscape enhancement incorporating tree planting on St Marys           Road subject to community support and following consultation in partnership           with the St Marys Bay Association.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Waitematā Local Board feedback on the Grafton Residential Parking Scheme

 

 

14

Land owner approval for the installation of the Flagtrax system on three light poles within Station Square

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/198

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      approve land owner consent to the Newmarket Business Association for the installation of the Flagtrax system on three light poles within Station Square subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 21 of the report including no commercialisation.

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Disposal recommendations 41 Cheshire Street, Parnell and 108 Hepburn Street, Freemans Bay

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/199

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member R Thomas:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      endorse Panuku Development Auckland’s recommendation to the Finance and Performance Committee to dispose of 41 Cheshire Street, Parnell subject to the Finance and Performance Committee requesting council officers to include as part of the negotiations, pedestrian and cycling access for connections from:

i)          Stanley Street through to the old Parnell rail tunnel

ii)         Parnell train station to the Domain and

iii)        Parnell Town Centre to Parnell train station

b)      endorse Panuku Development Auckland’s recommendation to the Finance and Performance Committee to dispose of 108 Hepburn Street, Freemans Bay.

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Adoption of the Waitematā Local Board Plan 2017

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/200

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member R Northey:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      adopt the final Waitematā Local Board Plan 2017 as set out in the tabled replacement Attachment A.

b)      delegate authority to the Waitematā Local Board Chair to approve any minor edits that may be necessary prior to publication.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Waitemata Local Board Plan 2017

 

 

17

Regional Facilities Auckland Fourth Quarter Report FY 2016/2017

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/201

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the Regional Facilities Auckland Fourth Quarter Report 2016/2017 (attachment A to the agenda report).

 

CARRIED

 

 

18

Remuneration Authority consultation document

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/202

MOVED by Member R Northey, seconded by Member V Tava:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)       receive the Remuneration Authority’s Consultation Document Local Government Review

b)       rejects the Remuneration Authority’s proposal that local authorities decide their own remuneration

c)       recommends that the Remuneration Authority continue its current practice of transparently and independently setting the rates of remuneration

d)       notwithstanding b) should the Remuneration Authority proceed, endorses the tabled Remuneration Authority Consultation Document: Local Government Review Local Board Submission as the alternative Waitematā Local Board feedback with the amendment that any remuneration vote should be by way of a true majority  of members as a super majority may be unworkable.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Local Board Submission

 

 

19

Public alerting framework for Auckland

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/203

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      note the approach to public alerting as outlined in the Public Alerting Framework for Auckland (Attachment A to the agenda report).

b)      provide in-principle support for the development of an enhanced and expanded regional tsunami siren network, noting that further information on design, placement and other considerations for the network will be reported in due course.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

Review of representation arrangements - process

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/204

MOVED by Member V Tava, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      delegate to the deputy chair Shale Chambers and member Richard Northey to provide its comments on the proposed process for conducting the review of representation arrangements.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Feedback on the draft Auckland Plan Refresh

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/205

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member V Tava:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the feedback on the draft Auckland Plan Refresh (as per Attachment A to the agenda report).

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22

Chair's Report

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/206

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member R Thomas:  

That the Waitemata Local Board:

a)         receive the chair’s report for the period October 2017.

 

CARRIED

 

 

23

Board member reports

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/207

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member V Tava:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         receive the written report from member Richard Northey and the verbal board             member reports for October 2017.

b)         receive the tabled attachments from member Richard Northey.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Panel Discussion at Studio 1 tabled by member Richard Northey

b     Nuclear Abolition Day Address tabled by Richard Northey  

 

 

24

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/208

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the governance forward work calendar as at October 2017 attached to the agenda.

 

CARRIED

 

 

25

Waitematā Local Board Workshop Records

 

Resolution number WTM/2017/209

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Chambers, seconded by Member V Tava:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the workshop proceeding records for the meetings held on  26 September 2017, 3 October 2017 and 10 October 2017.

 

CARRIED

  

 

26        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

4.03 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:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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