Waiheke Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waiheke Local Board held in the Local Board Office, 10 Belgium Street, Ostend, Waiheke on Thursday, 25 July 2019 at 5.16pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cath Handley

 

Deputy Chairperson

Paul Walden

 

Members

Shirin Brown

 

 

John Meeuwsen

 

 

Bob Upchurch

 

 


                                  

Waiheke Local Board

25 July 2019

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chairperson Cath Handley opened the meeting and welcomed everyone present. Charlie Takahoangakingwai of Ngati Paoa Trust Board led the meeting with a karakia.

 

2          Apologies

  

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/141

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 27 June 2019, as true and correct.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

Kennedy Point Marina consent - David Baigent, Kathy Voyles and Dave Roebeck

 

David Baigent, Kathy Voyles and Dave Roebeck were in attendance to request that the board request that the Kennedy Point Marina consent be publicly notified.

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/142

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank David Baigent, Kathy Voyles and Dave Roebeck for their attendance and presentation.

 

CARRIED

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Park Road Reserve - Gayle Marshall

 

A document was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/143

MOVED by Chairperson C Handley, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      thank Gayle Marshall for her attendance and presentation.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     25 July 2019, Waiheke Local Board, Item 9.1, Park Road Reserve - Gayle Marshall

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Councillor's update

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

 

12

Endorsement of the Waiheke Kauri Dieback Action Plan 2019

 

Member Shirin Brown declared an interest in this item as the Chairperson of Forest and Bird Waiheke.

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/144

MOVED by Member J Meeuwsen, seconded by Member B Upchurch:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)        endorse the Waiheke Kauri Dieback Action Plan (Attachment A to the agenda report), subject to amendment to provide for the implementation of track closures.

b)          note that the measures within the Waiheke Kauri Dieback Plan are not sufficient to prevent the introduction and potential spread of kauri dieback disease within the Waiheke Local Board area and request staff to report to the local board on suitable robust measures to prevent Kauri Dieback reaching the Waiheke local board area.

c)          request Auckland Council and CCOs to take a whole of catchment approach to the protection of all kauri in the Waiheke local board area.

d)          request Auckland Council develop a programme to integrate Waiheke kauri into the Scion-led Healthy Trees, Heathy Future (HTHF) programme.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Auckland Transport Waiheke Local Board update July 2019

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/145

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Transport Waiheke Local Board update July 2019.

b)      support the proposed upgrade of toilet facilities at the Mātiatia Ferry Terminal and recommend that this work be considered a priority, given the large numbers of people who will be using the terminal over the coming summer period.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

14

Approval of Stage 1 Mātiatia Plan and next steps

 

Dave Roebeck, representative of the Ngati Paoa Trust Board, was in attendance and with the approval of the chair, spoke to this item.

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/146

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson P Walden, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      approve the Stage 1 Mātiatia Plan consisting of Landuse Areas, Principles and Outcomes subject to confirming the wording of Principle d) with Ngati Paoa.

b)      note that a Stage 2 final Mātiatia Plan including detailed design and layout proposals will be developed and publicly consulted on once options for transport development at Mātiatia are confirmed.

c)      request that Community Facilities call for urgent expressions of interest to investigate commercial opportunities for uses of the Harbourmasters building and report back to the 26 September 2019 business meeting.

d)      confirm that the existing improvements known as the barn and corral, occupied in terms of a lease dated 6 September 2013 as varied on 1 September 2018, be removed after the expiry of the occupancy agreement on 30 September 2019 and that use of the area will be included in investigations of future commercial opportunities centred around the Harbourmasters building including public parking.

e)      confirm that the remaining fixed term lease will continue and that other monthly tenancies will be reviewed as part of the development of the Stage 2 Mātiatia Plan.

f)       work with Auckland Transport, Community Facilities and potential lessees to identify funding opportunities to support costs associated with testing commercial opportunities at Mātiatia noting that existing buildings are in a poor condition and are expected to need significant investment in the near future.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

15

Pathways to Preparedness: A Planning Framework for Recovery

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/147

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Walden:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      delegate to Member J Meeuwsen, with agreement from board members, to review and provide feedback on the draft Pathways to Preparedness: A Planning Framework for Recovery.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Local Board feedback on the Productivity Commission inquiry into local government funding and financing

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/148

MOVED by Member B Upchurch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Walden:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      delegate to Member J Meeuwsen, with agreement from board members, to provide formal feedback on the Productivity Commission inquiry into local government funding and financing.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Chairperson's report

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/149

MOVED by Member S Brown, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the report from Chairperson Cath Handley.

b)      note that the decision of the Governing Body to approve the Dog Management Policy and Bylaw 2019 has disregarded the spirit and intent of the Waiheke Pilot Governance Project and the principle of subsidiarity vis-à-vis local boards.

c)      request that this resolution be circulated to all local boards for their information.

CARRIED

 

Note:   The chairperson requested that it be recorded that this motion was carried             unanimously.

 

 

18

Waiheke Local Board workshop record of proceedings

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/150

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson P Walden, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the record of proceedings of the Waiheke Local Board workshop held on 20 June, 27 June, 4 July and 11 July 2019.

CARRIED

 

19

Governance Forward Work Programme

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/151

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson P Walden, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the Governance Forward Work Programme.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

List of resource consents

 

Resolution number WHK/2019/152

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson P Walden, seconded by Member J Meeuwsen:  

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)      note the lists of resource consents lodged related to Waiheke Island from 16 to 22 June, 23 to 29 June, 30 June to 6 July and 7 to 13 July 2019.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

Member S Brown closed the meeting with the following karakia.

Waiho i te toipoto kaua i te toiroa

Let us keep close together, not far apart

 

 

 

7.13 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 Waiheke Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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