Devonport-Takapuna Local Board

 

Open Minutes

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board held in the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board Chamber, Takapuna Service Centre, Level 3, 1 The Strand, Takapuna on Tuesday, 4 June 2019 at 5.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

George Wood, CNZM

 

Deputy Chairperson

Dr Grant Gillon

 

Members

Mike Cohen, QSM, JP

 

 

Jennifer McKenzie

 

 

Mike Sheehy

 

 

ABSENT

 

Members

Jan O'Connor, QSM

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Devonport-Takapuna Local Board

04 June 2019

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

 

2          Apologies

  

Resolution number DT/2019/85

MOVED by Chairperson G Wood, seconded by Member J McKenzie:  

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)         accepts the apology from Member J O’Connor for absence.

CARRIED

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

A document was tabled. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council Website as a minutes attachment.

Resolution number DT/2019/86

MOVED by Chairperson G Wood, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Gillon:  

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)         confirms the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 as true and correct.

CARRIED

Attachments

a     04 June 2019 - Item 4 Confirmation of Minutes - DTLB Open Minutes 21 May 2019

 

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

6.1

Queens Birthday Honors 2019

 

Resolution number DT/2019/87

MOVED by Chairperson G Wood, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Gillon:  

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)         acknowledges and congratulates the following people who reside or are known in the Devonport-Local Board area who have received appointments in the Queens Birthday Honours 2019 in New Zealand as follows:

i)          Sir Roger Leighton Hall, CNZM, QSO, to be a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (KNZM KNZM) for services to theatre.

ii)         Sir Graham Michael Lowe, ONZM, QSM, to be a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (KNZM) for services to youth and education.

iii)       The Reverend John Alexander Marsden, QSO, JP, to be a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to Maori and the community.

iv)       Mr Gary Vernon Taylor, QSO, to be a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to the environment and resource management.

v)         Mr Michael King to be an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to mental health awareness and suicide prevention.

vi)       Mr Gordon William McLauchlan to be an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to historical research.

vii)      Ms Allison Muriel Dobbie to be a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to library and information management and the arts.

viii)     Ms Janferié Bryce-Chapman, JP, awarded The Queens Servies Medal (QSM) for services to seniors.

b)        requests that Chairperson G Wood writes to congratulate each recipient on behalf of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board.

CARRIED

 

6.2

Mr. Alan Reekie

 

A copy of a speech written by Bronwyn Chalmers was tabled Chairperson Wood. A copy of this document has been placed on the official minutes and is available on

the Auckland Council Website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number DT/2019/88

MOVED by Chairperson G Wood, seconded by Member J McKenzie:   

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)         acknowledges the long-time dedication of Mr. Alan Reekie to the performing arts on the North Shore as chairman of the North Shore Performing Arts Society (Inc.) and also his receipt of a Lifetime Achievement award from the Performing Arts Competition Society of New Zealand.

b)        requests that Chairperson G Wood writes to congratulate Mr Alan Reekie on behalf of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     04 June 2019 - Item 6.2 Mr. Alan Reekie - Speech by Bronwyn Chalmers

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Te Uru Tapu / Sacred Grove Concept Designs and Engagement Plan

 

MOVED by Member J McKenzie, seconded by Chairperson G Wood:  

That the Devonport Takapuna Local Board:

a)      approve two concept plan options for the development of Te Uru Tapu / Sacred Grove for public consultation, as attached to this agenda report in Attachment A.  

b)      request staff undertake public consultation on the approved concept plan options in accordance with the engagement plan as outlined in Attachment D to the agenda report subject to the following amendments to the engagement plan;

          i)             include an additional hui between the local board and Mana Whenua;

          ii)            include a dedicated engagement opportunity for the body corporates of                     the surrounding residential blocks, namely The Mon Desire, The Sands                     and The Rocks apartment complexes; and

          iii)           include an additional informal public engagement opportunity during                          the engagement period at the northern end of Takapuna Beach (or next                    to the Takapuna Beach Café) to capture the views of beach users.

 

MOVED by Member M Cohen, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Gillon:

Member M Cohen moved an amendment by replacement to the original recommendation as follows:

b) iii)    include an additional indoor public meeting during the engagement period to                       capture the views of people interested in the Sacred Grove concept plans             and access to Takapuna Beach.

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

For

Member M Cohen

Deputy Chairperson G Gillon

Against

Member J McKenzie

Member M Sheehy

Chairperson G Wood

Abstained

The motion was declared lost by 2 votes to 3.

LOST

 

Resolution number DT/2019/89

MOVED by Member J McKenzie, seconded by Chairperson G Wood:  

The Chairperson put the substantive motion.

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)      approves two concept plan options for the development of Te Uru Tapu / Sacred Grove for public consultation, as attached to this agenda report in Attachment A.  

b)      requests staff undertake public consultation on the approved concept plan options in accordance with the engagement plan as outlined in Attachment D to the agenda report subject to the following amendments to the engagement plan;

          i)            includes an additional hui between the local board and Mana Whenua;

          ii)           includes a dedicated engagement opportunity for the body corporates                 of the surrounding residential blocks, namely The Mon Desire, The                   Sands and The Rocks apartment complexes; and

          iii)          includes an additional informal public engagement opportunity during                the engagement period at the northern end of Takapuna Beach (or next                to the Takapuna Beach Café) to capture the views of beach users.

 

The substantive motion was declared.

CARRIED

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 1.9.7 Member M Cohen requested that his abstention             be recorded.

 

12

Adoption of the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board Agreement 2019/2020

 

A document was tabled. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council Website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number DT/2019/90

MOVED by Chairperson G Wood, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Gillon:  

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)      adopts local content for the Annual Budget 2019/2020 as tabled including;

i)       a Local Board Agreement 2019/2020;

ii)      a message from the Chairperson;

iii)     local board advocacy.

b)        adopts local fees and charges schedules for 2019/2020; subject to the following amendment

i)          allocate $1000 locally driven initiative (LDI) operational funding to provide free access to the Devonport Library community room to community groups.

c)      delegates authority to the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson to make any final minor changes to the local content for the Annual Budget 2019/2020, including the Local Board Agreement 2019/2020.

d)      notes:

i)       that Local Board Agreement 2019/2020 local activity budgets will be updated to reflect final budget decisions made by the Governing Body on 22 May 2019

ii)      that if there are outstanding (not yet agreed) matters in the Local Board Agreement 2019/2020, the local board should include an explanation of these matters in the Chair’s message at the front of the agreement.

e)         acknowledges that the resolutions of this meeting will be reported back to the Governing Body when it meets to adopt the Annual Budget 2019/2020 on 20 June 2019.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     04 June 2019 - Item 12 Adoption of the D-TLB Agreement 19/20 - D-TLB Agreement 2019/2020

b     04 June 2019 - Item 12 Adoption of the D-TLB Agreement 19/20 - D-TLB Fees and Charges 2019/2020

 

 

13

Additional funding for independent planning advice for Panuku Unlock Takapuna project

 

Resolution number DT/2019/91

MOVED by Member J McKenzie, seconded by Member M Sheehy:  

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a)      allocates $2,500 (GST exclusive) locally driven initiative (LDI) operational funding to undertake additional work as part the independent planning advice commissioned by the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board to support the Panuku Unlock Takapuna project; namely;

i)       preparation of solar access diagrams of the Takapuna Town Square; and

ii)      presentation of the scope and outcomes of the work to the local board at a workshop and business meeting in June 2019.

b)        requests that the Richard Reid & Associates planning document be forwarded to Panuku Development Auckland for their consideration upon the document’s completion and authorisation by the local board Chairperson and the Deputy Chairperson.

 

CARRIED

 

 

14        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

6.20 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 Devonport-Takapuna Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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