Ngā Hui a te Poari Kaitohutohu mō te Pokapū o Te Tāone Nui o Tāmaki Makaurau /

Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street on Wednesday, 24 July 2019 at 3.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Ms Viv Beck

Business Improvement District

Members

Ms Noelene Buckland

City Centre Residents Group

 

Mr Greg Cohen

Tourism/Travel

 

Ms Pippa Coom

Waitematā Local Board, Auckland Council

 

Mr Ben Corban

Arts and Cultural Sector

 

Mr Terry Cornelius, JP

Retail sector

 

Cr Mike Lee

Liaison Councillor, Auckland Council

 

Ms Amy Malcolm

Tertiary Education (University of Auckland & Auckland University of Technology)

 

Mr James Mooney

Urban design/institute of architects

 

Mr Nigel Murphy

Tertiary Education (University of Auckland & Auckland University of Technology)

 

Ms Emily Reeves

(alternate)

City Centre Residents Group

 

Mr Patrick Reynolds

Transport representative

 

Mr Michael Richardson

Business Improvement District

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mr Ngarimu Blair

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

 

Mr George Crawford

Property Council of NZ

 

Cr Chris Darby

Auckland Council (Mayor’s alternate)

 

Mr Mark Kingsford

Corporate sector

 

Mayor Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

Auckland Council

Deputy Chair

Mr Andrew Gaukrodger

Corporate sector

 

Mr Adam Parkinson

City Centre Residents Group

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Mr Richard Northey, ONZM

Waitematā Local Board, Auckland Council

 


Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

24 July 2019

 

 

1           Apologies

  

Resolution number CEN/2019/32

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr P Reynolds:   

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)          accept the apologies from Cr C Darby and Mayor P Goff for absence on council business, and Mr GC Crawford, Mr A Gaukrodger, Mr M Kingsford and
Mr A Parkinson for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2           Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3           Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number CEN/2019/33

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr G Cohen:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 26 June 2019 as a true and correct record subject to the following amendment to Item 5 Albert Street bus bays update, resolution number CEN/2019/28, clause c):

c)    request staff to provide an update on lower Albert Street and lower Queen Street projects costs.

CARRIED

 

 

4           Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

5

Myers Park Stage Two update - Mayoral Drive underpass

 

Note:    changes were made to clause b) and clauses d) and e) were added with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number CEN/2019/34

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Mr N Murphy:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)       note its support for Option A, the preferred concept design for stage two of the Myers Park project – Mayoral Drive underpass, which maintains above ground storage of stormwater, to progress to the developed design phase.

b)         endorse the proposed budget increase from $5.7 million to $7.55 million to be funded from the city centre targeted rate.

c)          note the endorsement of Option A by the Waitematā Local Board to progress to the developed design phase and support in principle the proposal to allocate $1.85 million additional funding from the city centre targeted rate to the Myers Park stage two project.

d)         note the need for a funding contribution from Community Facilities for this project.

e)          note its concern with the increase in estimate to $7.55 million (funded from the city centre targeted rate), and recommend that this is the maximum level of city centre targeted rate funding to be spent on this project. 

CARRIED

 

 

6

City centre targeted rate portfolio budget 2019/2020

 

Mr B Corban left the meeting at 4.25 pm.

 

Resolution number CEN/2019/35

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr P Reynolds:   

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)       endorse the updated city centre targeted rate portfolio budget 2019/2020 (Attachment A of the agenda report).

b)       note that the city centre targeted rate portfolio budget 2019/2020 will be presented to the Finance and Performance Committee.

CARRIED

 

 

7

America's Cup 36 programme update

 

A presentation was shown which was circulated in the agenda.

Cr M Lee left the meeting at 4.38 pm.
Ms E Reeves left the meeting at 4.45 pm.

 

Note:    clause b) was added with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number CEN/2019/36

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Chairperson V Beck:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)       receive the update on the America’s Cup 36 programme.

b)       request a briefing on the America’s Cup 36 leverage and legacy frameworks and process for developing the plans at the board’s August 2019 meeting. 

CARRIED

 

 

8

Summary of Auckland City Centre Advisory Board information updates, memos and briefings - 24 July 2019

 

Resolution number CEN/2019/37

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Ms N Buckland:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)       note the summary of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board information report 24 July 2019.

CARRIED

 

 


 

 

9           Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

5.14 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 Auckland City Centre Advisory Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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