Tira Kāwana / Governing Body

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Governing Body held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Monday, 30 April 2018 at 9.36am.

 

present

 

Mayor

Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

 

Deputy Mayor

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

Councillors

Cr Josephine Bartley

 

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Cr Ross Clow

 

 

Cr Efeso Collins

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

Until 1.44pm, Item 10

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

Cr Penny Hulse

Until 1.43pm, Item 10

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

Until 1.44pm, Item 10

 

Cr Greg Sayers

 

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Sir John Walker, KNZM, CBE

From 10.23am, Item 9

 

Cr Wayne Walker

Until 10.28am, Item 9

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Mike Lee

 

 

Cr Dick Quax

For leave of absence

 

 

 


Governing Body

30 April 2018

 

 

 

1          Affirmation

 

His Worship the Mayor read the affirmation.

 

 

2          Apologies

  

Resolution number GB/2018/75

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr A Filipaina:  

That the Governing Body:

a)         accept the apologies from Cr M Lee for absence and from Cr W Walker for early departure.

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

5          Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

 

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

Auckland Transport Alignment Project Update

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item.  A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr J Walker joined the meeting at 10.23 am.

Cr W Walker left the meeting at 10.28 am.

Cr P Hulse left the meeting at 10.51 am.

Cr P Hulse returned to the meeting at 10.57 am.

 

 

 

Resolution number GB/2018/76

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      support the update to the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (Attachment A of the agenda report)

b)      agree to the following implementation actions:   

i)       ensure the Auckland Transport Alignment Project update is a key input to decisions on the final Auckland Plan, the Ten Year Budget (Long-term Plan) and the Regional Fuel Tax proposal  

ii)      continue to work with the Government to identify and consider transport funding and financing options

iii)     work with the Government to consider whether changes to transport planning and funding processes, and project evaluation tools, are required to deliver the strategic direction for transport in Auckland

iv)     continue to work with the Government to investigate opportunities to maximise the growth and city shaping benefits of investment in rapid transit.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

 

Attachments

a     30 April 2018, Governing Body - Item  9:  Auckland Transport Alignment Project Update, Presentation

 

The meeting was adjourned at 11.35am and reconvened at 11.46am.

 

Cr W Walker and Cr Sir J Walker were not present.

 

10

Adoption of Regional Fuel Tax proposal

 

A copy of the Regional Transport Committee resolutions was tabled. A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item.  Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Cr J Walker returned to the meeting at 11.49am

Cr R Clow left the meeting at 12.32 pm.

 

Note:   changes to the original motion were incorporated with the agreement of the meeting.

 

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      approve the draft Regional Fuel Tax proposal appended in Attachment A of the agenda report.

b)      approve public consultation on the draft Regional Fuel Tax proposal and the Overview document appended in Attachment B of the agenda report, from 1 May 2018 to 14 May 2018 to comply with the consultation requirements of the Land Transport Management (Regional Fuel Tax) Amendment Bill.

c)      authorise the Mayor and Deputy Mayor to make any minor amendments to the draft Regional Fuel Tax proposal or Overview document prior to the commencement of the public consultation period.

d)      note the resolutions of the Regional Transport Committee on 27 April 2018 in support of the Regional Fuel Tax.

 

 

 

Note:   Changes to the original amendment were incorporated with the agreement of the mover and seconder.

 

 

Resolution number GB/2018/77

MOVED by Cr D Simpson, seconded by Cr J Bartley:  moved an amendment by way of addition:

That the Governing Body:

e)         note that the public consultation document on the Regional Fuel Tax references by way of footnote to the central government’s consultation on other potential excise tax increases.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

MOVED by Cr E Collins, seconded by Cr C Casey, an amendment by way of addition to clause b):

That the Governing Body:

b)         … and include a brochure in local print media.

 

Note:   After discussion, the amendment was withdrawn.

 

 

The substantive motion was put.

 

 

Resolution number GB/2018/78

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      approve the draft Regional Fuel Tax proposal appended in Attachment A of the agenda report.

b)      approve public consultation on the draft Regional Fuel Tax proposal and the Overview document appended in Attachment B of the agenda report, from 1 May 2018 to 14 May 2018 to comply with the consultation requirements of the Land Transport Management (Regional Fuel Tax) Amendment Bill.

c)      authorise the Mayor and Deputy Mayor to make any minor amendments to the draft Regional Fuel Tax proposal or Overview document prior to the commencement of the public consultation period.

d)      note the resolutions of the Regional Transport Committee on 27 April 2018 in support of the Regional Fuel Tax.

e)      note that the public consultation document on the Regional Fuel Tax references by way of footnote to the central government’s consultation on other potential excise tax increases.

 

 

 

 

 

A division was called for, voting on which was as follows:

For

Cr J Bartley

Cr C Casey

Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore

Cr E Collins

Cr L Cooper

Cr C Darby

Cr A Filipaina

Cr C Fletcher

Mayor P Goff

Cr R Hills

Cr P Hulse

Cr D Newman

Cr D Simpson

Cr J Walker

Cr J Watson

Against

Cr G Sayers

Cr S Stewart

Abstained

 

The substantive motion was declared carried by 15 votes to 2.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     30 April 2018, Governing Body - Item 10:  Adoption of Regional Fuel Tax proposal, Regional Transport Committee resolutions

b     30 April 2018, Governing Body - item 10:  Adoption of Regional Fuel Tax proposal, Presentation

 

 

Cr L Cooper left the meeting at 1.43 pm.

Cr P Hulse left the meeting at 1.44 pm.

Cr D Newman left the meeting at 1.44 pm.

 

 

11

Contributions Policy 2018 Consultation

 

Note:   changes to the original motion were incorporated with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number GB/2018/79

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      agree to consult on the attached draft Contributions Policy 2018

b)      delegate responsibility for finalising consultation material to the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee and the Group Chief Financial Officer

c)      request officers to report back by the end of September 2018 on progress on capital expenditure and development contributions for greenfields areas.

CARRIED

  

 

12        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There were no extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

1.51 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 Governing Body HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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