Te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take Hunga Hauā /

Disability Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Disability Advisory Panel held in the Ground Floor Council Chamber, Auckland Town Hall, 301 Queen St, Auckland on Thursday, 5 July 2018 at 10:00am.

 

present

 

Deputy Chairperson

Dan Buckingham

 

Members

Colleen Brown, MNZM, JP

 

 

Jade Farrar

 

 

Rachel Peterson

From 10.16am, Item 5

 

Mary Schnackenberg, CNZM

 

 

Ursula Thynne

 

 

 

 

 

Apologies

 

 

Philip Patston

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Cr Josephine Bartley

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Gemma Stewart

 

 

Chief Liaison Councillor

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

 

 

 


Disability Advisory Panel

05 July 2018

 

 

1          Apologies

  

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)         accepted the apologies from Philip Patston and Cr J Bartley for absence.

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)         confirmed the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 1 March 2018, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

 

 

4

Liaison councillor's update

 

A document with an update of Cr J Bartley’s activities was tabled in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)       noted the update from the liaison councillor.

 

Note:

 

·         Cr Bartley was not present at the meeting. A ward councillor’s update was tabled.

 

·         Further information the online voting trial will be circulated to the panel following the meeting.

 

 

5

Panel members' update

 

Rachel Peterson joined the meeting at 10.16am

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      noted the panel members’ updates.

 

Note:

 

·         Panel members provided updates of their work since the last workshop, including being involved with forums, housing issues including KiwiBuild, advocating for transport issues, as well as problems with booking spaces for people with disabilities at concert venues run by Auckland Live; and the shortage of carers for those with disabilities.

·         The options for ways the panel can raise housing issues at council will be discussed at a future workshop.

 

Attachments

a     05 July 2018 - Disability Advisory Panel, Item 5 - Cr Josephine Bartley - ward councillor's update May-June 2018

 

 

 

 

6

Feedback on 10-year Budget and Auckland Plan consultation

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      noted the contents of the memo and update report to advisory panel members.

 

 

Note:

 

·         There has been no feedback to date from council to the demographic advisory panels on how their feedback has been included in the 10-year Budget or Auckland Plan.

·         The panel agreed to discuss thoughts and questions for council staff, and invite staff to attend a future panel workshop.

 

 

 

7

Arts Access Aotearoa presentation

 

Richard Benge, Executive Director, Arts Access Aotearoa, addressed the panel and gave a PowerPoint presentation. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council as a minutes attachment.

A document with a review of inclusive arts organisations was tabled in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      noted the presentation from Arts Access Aotearoa.

 

 

Attachments

a     05 July 2018 - Disability Advisory Panel, Item 7 - Arts Access Aotearoa - presentation

b     05 July 2018 - Disability Advisory Panel, Item 7 - Creative Spaces in Auckland: a review of inclusive arts organisations

 

 

 

8

Review and update of Low Carbon Auckland through delivery of an Auckland Climate Action Plan

 

Alec Tang, Principal Specialist, Corporate Sustainability, addressed the panel and gave a PowerPoint presentation. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      received the presentation on the Auckland Climate Action Plan.

 

 

Attachments

a     05 July 2018 - Disability Advisory Panel, Item 8 - Auckland Climate Action Plan - presentation

 

 

9

Kia Whai Tatou Katoa: Regional, cross-sectoral homelessness plan for Auckland

 

Kimberley Howell, Policy Analyst, Affordable Housing, addressed the panel and gave a PowerPoint presentation. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      provided feedback on the development of the regional, cross sectoral homelessness plan at the July 2018 meeting.

b)      agreed to discuss nominating a representative to attend the August engagement events to provide a population specific voice.

 

 

Attachments

a     05 July 2018 - Disability Advisory Panel, Item 9 - Kia Whai Whare Tatou Katoa: a regional, cross-sectoral homelessness plan for Auckland - presentation

 

 

 

10

Disability Advisory Panel's approach to community engagement

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

The Disability Advisory Panel:

a)      agreed a timeframe and topics for discussion at its community forums.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.30 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 Disability Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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