I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Rural Advisory Panel will be held on:

 

Date:

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Friday, 2 November 2018

12.30pm

Room 1, Level 26
135 Albert Street
Auckland

 

Ngā Hui a te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take ā-Taiwhenua/ Rural Advisory Panel

 

OPEN AGENDA

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Cr Bill Cashmore

Deputy Mayor and Franklin Ward Councillor

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Greg Sayers

Rodney Ward Councillor

Members

Marie Appleton

Rural Women NZ

 

Alan Cole

Franklin Local Board Member

 

Trish Fordyce

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Richard Gardner

Federated Farmers

 

Neil Henderson

Waitakere Ranges Local Board Member

 

Vance Hodgson

Horticulture NZ

 

Steve Levet

Rural Contractors NZ

 

Andrew Maclean

Federated Farmers

 

Greg McCracken

Fonterra

 

Andrew McKenzie

Beef and Lamb NZ

 

Helen Moodie

Dairy NZ

 

Leeann Morgan

Young Farmers

 

Roger Parton

Rural Contractors NZ and Aggregate & Quarry Association

 

Geoff Smith

Equine Industry

 

Peter Spencer

NZ Forest Owners Association

 

Brenda Steele

Rodney Local Board Member

 

Bronwen Turner

Western Rural Property Owners

 

Keith Vallabh

Pukekohe Vegetable Growers Association

 

Glenn Wilcox

Independent Māori Statutory Board Member

 

(Quorum 10 members)

 

 

Suad Allie

Governance Advisor

30 October 2018

Contact Telephone: (09) 977 6953

Email: Suad.Allie@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 

 


 

 


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ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                         PAGE

1          Apologies                                                                                                                        5

2          Declaration of Interest                                                                                                   5

3          Confirmation of Minutes                                                                                               5

4          Extraordinary Business                                                                                                5

5          Chair's Update                                                                                                                7

6          Discussion: Rural Roads and Drainage                                                                      9

7          Development of a Water Strategy                                                                              11

8          Pest Management Plan                                                                                                13

9          Update on Sites of Significance to Iwi                                                                      31 

10        Consideration of Extraordinary Items 

 

 


1          Apologies

 

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

 

 

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.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Friday, 7 September 2018, as a true and correct record.

 

 

4          Extraordinary Business

 

Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

“An item that is not on the agenda for a meeting may be dealt with at that meeting if-

 

(a)        The local authority by resolution so decides; and

 

(b)        The presiding member explains at the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public,-

 

(i)         The reason why the item is not on the agenda; and

 

(ii)        The reason why the discussion of the item cannot be delayed until a subsequent meeting.”

 

Section 46A(7A) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

“Where an item is not on the agenda for a meeting,-

 

(a)        That item may be discussed at that meeting if-

 

(i)         That item is a minor matter relating to the general business of the local authority; and

 

(ii)        the presiding member explains at the beginning of the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public, that the item will be discussed at the meeting; but

 

(b)        no resolution, decision or recommendation may be made in respect of that item except to refer that item to a subsequent meeting of the local authority for further discussion.”

 

 

 


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Chair's Update

 

File No.: CP2018/20734

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo / Purpose of the report

1.       Rural Advisory Panel Chair, Cr Bill Cashmore’s update to the Rural Advisory Panel.

Whakarāpopototanga matua / Executive summary

2.       Cr Bill Cashmore, Chair Rural Advisory Panel will provide and update of recent Council business.

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      note the update from Cr Bill Cashmore, Chair Rural Advisory Panel.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga / Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.      

Ngā kaihaina / Signatories

Author

Suad Allie - Governance Advisor

Authoriser

Warren Maclennan - Manager Planning - North/West

 


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Discussion: Rural Roads and Drainage

 

File No.: CP2018/20589

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo / Purpose of the report

1.       To clarify the roles of Auckland Transport and Healthy Waters in regards to rural roading and  stormwater management.

Whakarāpopototanga matua / Executive summary

2.       The topics of discussion will be:

-     expected levels of service on rural roads and in relation to flood protection

-     responsibilities of private rural landowners regarding drainage

-     existence of drainage districts in the Rodney Local Board area

-     roles and responsibilities of Healthy Waters and Auckland Transport during emergency flooding in rural areas.

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      provide feedback on the above topics.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga / Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.    

Ngā kaihaina / Signatories

Authors

Adam Millar - Healthy Waters Specialist

Andrew Chin - Auckland Waters Portfolio Manager

Authoriser

Warren Maclennan - Manager Planning - North/West

 


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Development of a Water Strategy

 

File No.: CP2018/20588

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo / Purpose of the report

1.       To outline the general scope of a water strategy for Auckland

Whakarāpopototanga matua / Executive summary

2.       Andrew Chin, Auckland Waters Portfolio Manager, will give a high-level presentation on this project.

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      provide feedback on this project.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga / Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.    

Ngā kaihaina / Signatories

Author

Andrew Chin - Auckland Waters Portfolio Manager

Authoriser

Warren Maclennan - Manager Planning - North/West

 


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Pest Management Plan

 

File No.: CP2018/20592

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo / Purpose of the report

1.       To update the Panel on progress in finalising the new Regional Pest Management Plan and implementation of the related Natural Environment Targeted Rate.

Whakarāpopototanga matua / Executive summary

2.         In March this year council consulted on a proposed Regional Pest Management Plan (RPMP), and a Natural Environment Targeted Rate came into effect in July to fund the proposed plan and other biosecurity and biodiversity activities. Submissions on the proposed RPMP indicate a high level of support for almost all aspects of the plan. Themes emerging from submissions are currently being workshopped with elected members to inform final changes to the operative plan. An update on key submission themes will be presented to the Rural Advisory Panel, along with information on the first quarter of implementation of the Natural Environment Targeted Rate.

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Imogen Bassett for her presentation

 

 

Ngā tāpirihanga / Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Regional Pest Management Plan Presentation

15

     

Ngā kaihaina / Signatories

Author

Imogen Bassett - Biosecurity Principal Advisor

Authoriser

Warren Maclennan - Manager Planning - North/West

 


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Update on Sites of Significance to Iwi

 

File No.: CP2018/20370

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo / Purpose of the report

1.       To update the Panel on work undertaken to date on the Sites of Significance to Iwi proposed plan change

Whakarāpopototanga matua / Executive summary

2.       The Manager Heritage Noel Reardon and Team Leader Māori Heritage Sheri-Ann Atuahiva will present to the Panel.

 

Ngā tūtohunga / Recommendation/s

That the Rural Advisory Panel:

a)      thank Noel Reardon and Sheri-Ann Atuahiva for their presentation.

 

 

Ngā tāpirihanga / Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.    

Ngā kaihaina / Signatories

Authors

Sheri-Ann Atuahiva - Team Leader Māori Heritage

Noel Reardon - Manager Heritage

Authoriser

Warren Maclennan - Manager Planning - North/West