Great Barrier Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Great Barrier Local Board held in the Claris Conference Centre, 19 Whangaparapara Road, Claris, Great Barrier Island on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 at 1:00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Izzy Fordham

 

Members

Jeff Cleave

 

 

Susan Daly

 

 

Shirley Johnson

 

 

ABSENT

 

Deputy Chairperson

Luke Coles

Absence

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Jacqui Fyers

Senior Local Board Advisor – Great Barrier

 

Dileeka Senewiratne

PA/Office Manager – Great Barrier

 

Shanti Morgan

Biosecurity/Biodiversity Advisor

 

Kathy Cumming

Barrier Bulletin

 


Great Barrier Local Board

20 November 2018

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chairperson IM Fordham opened the meeting and welcomed everyone present. Member J Cleave led the meeting with a karakia.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/127

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member J Cleave:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         accept the apology from Deputy Chairperson Luke Coles for absence.

 

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/128

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member J Cleave:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 16 October 2018 as true and correct.

 

CARRIED

 

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

6.1

Obituary - John Wii

 

The Great Barrier Local Board acknowledged the passing of John Wii with a minute’s silence.

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/129

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Daly:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         express its condolences to the whanau on the passing of John Wii on Monday 19 November 2018.

 

CARRIED

 

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/130

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Daly:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)        note the Public Forum presentations.

b)        thank the following for their Public Forum presentations:

i)          June Brooks

ii)         Bill Carlin

 

CARRIED

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11

Environmental agency and community group reports

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/131

MOVED by Member J Cleave, seconded by Member S Johnson:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      note the following reports:

i)          Biosecurity local board general update September - October 2018

ii)         Biodiversity/biosecurity report September – October 2018

iii)        Department of Conservation operations report – November 2018

iv)        Great Barrier Island Environmental Trust Update – November 2018

 

CARRIED

 

 

12

Approval for the deployment of Goodnature A24 trap devices on Aotea Great Barrier

 

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Johnson:

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         approve 250 of the Goodnature A24 traps be deployed at Hirakimata in collaboration with the Department of Conservation and have 43 available for community use.

b)         request staff to provide a report on possible distribution methods for the 43 traps available for community use.

c)         request staff to confirm information on funding in paragraph 8 of the report.

d)         note that the dates stated in paragraph 9 of the report is incorrect and should read “…between February 2016 and August 2018.”

 

 

Note:   Clause a) of the motion was put separately.

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/132

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Johnson:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         approve 250 of the Goodnature A24 traps be deployed at Hirakimata in collaboration with the Department of Conservation and have 43 available for community use.

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

For

Chairperson I Fordham

Member S Johnson

Against

Member J Cleave

Member S Daly

Abstained

 

The motion was declared EQUAL.

The chair exercised their casting vote for, so the motion was Carried.

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/133

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Johnson:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

b)        request staff to provide a report on possible distribution methods for the 43 traps available for community use.

c)         note that the information on funding in paragraph 8 of the report should read “The local board funded the purchase of 300 Goodnature A24 traps as well as lures and gas canisters for the duration of the project at a total cost of $52,950. This figure excludes field staff time and monitoring, which was funded by Windy Hill Sanctuary.

d)        note that the dates the 293 Goodnature A24 traps were deployed in the Big Windy Hill Pest Managed Area was between 22 February 2016 and 24 February 2016 as stated in paragraph 9 of the report and the Goodnature A24 project was carried out from February 2016 to August 2018.

 

CARRIED

 

 

13

Auckland Regional Pest Management Plan consultation feedback and recommended changes

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/134

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member J Cleave:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      receive the summary of consultation feedback from the residents of Aotea Great Barrier Island on the Proposed Auckland Regional Pest Management Plan.

b)      delegate Member S Daly in discussion with other board members to provide its formal written feedback on the recommended changes to the Proposed Regional Pest Management Plan based on consultation feedback.

 

CARRIED

 

 

14

Feedback on proposed topics for inclusion in the Auckland Water Strategy

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/135

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member J Cleave:   

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         provide feedback on the proposed topics for inclusion in the Auckland Water Strategy (Attachment A of the agenda report).

b)      note that local board feedback on proposed topics for inclusion in the Auckland Water Strategy will be included in a report to the Environmental and Community Committee in December 2018, seeking approval of the draft Auckland Water Strategy discussion document for public consultation in early 2019.

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Draft Contributions Policy

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/136

MOVED by Member S Johnson, seconded by Member J Cleave:  

That the Aotea Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      delegate Chairperson IM Fordham in discussion with other board members to provide its formal written feedback on the Contributions Policy 2019.

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Trial of online voting at the 2019 local elections

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/137

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Daly:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         support the objectives of the trial online voting at the 2019 elections noting some concerns about content security, ballooning project costs and voter accessibility.

b)        recommend that the subset of participating voters does not include Great Barrier Island residents until the island’s broadband infrastructure is more reliable.

 

CARRIED

 

 

17

Local government elections 2019 – order of names on voting documents

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/138

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member J Cleave:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      recommend to the Governing Body that candidate names on voting documents should be arranged in alphabetical order of surname.

 

CARRIED

 

 

18

Auckland Council’s Quarterly Performance Report: Great Barrier Local Board for quarter one

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/139

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Johnson:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      note the performance report for the financial quarter ending 30 September 2018.

 

CARRIED

 

 

19

Auckland Transport November 2018 update to the Great Barrier Local Board

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/140

MOVED by Member J Cleave, seconded by Member S Johnson:  

That the Great Barrier Local Board:

a)         note the Auckland Transport November 2018 update report.

b)        approve road sealing on Kaiaraara Bay Road from its Transport Capital Fund.

c)         request rough order of cost for road sealing a section of Puriri Bay Road.

d)        request a rough order of cost for traffic calmers at Claris settlement.

e)         thank Auckland Transport and Richard La Ville, Delivery Manager - Marine & Airfields for the completed work in Okupu wharf and Whangaparapara wharf.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

Correspondence

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/141

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Johnson:  

That the Aotea Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      note the correspondence received for the month of October 2018:

i)    Letter of 22 October 2018 from Malcolm Harre, Great Barrier Island Golf Club.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/142

MOVED by Chairperson I Fordham, seconded by Member S Daly:  

That the Aotea Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      note the governance forward work calendar as at November 2018.

 

CARRIED

 

 

22

Great Barrier Local Board Workshop Proceedings

 

Resolution number GBI/2018/143

MOVED by Member S Johnson, seconded by Member J Cleave:  

That the Aotea Great Barrier Local Board:

a)      note the record of proceedings for the workshop held on the 2nd, 9th and 23rd of October 2018.

 

CARRIED

  

 

23        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

2.30 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 Great Barrier Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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