Komiti o te Papa Rēhia o Pukekawa /

Auckland Domain Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland Domain Committee held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Thursday, 29 August 2019 at 3.06pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Mike Lee

Deputy Chairperson

Pippa Coom, Waitematā Local Board Chair

Members

Shale Chambers, Waitematā Local Board Deputy Chair

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

Vernon Tava, Waitematā Local Board member

 

IMSB Member Renata Blair

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

IMSB Chair David Taipari

 

Ex-officio

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

 

 

 


Auckland Domain Committee

29 August 2019

 

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number ADC/2019/15

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by IMSB Member R Blair:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         accept the apology from IMSB Chair D Taipari for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number ADC/2019/16

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Coom:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 5 June 2019, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

 

4          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

 

5          Public Input

 

There was no public input.

 

 

 

6          Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

 

7          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

 

 

8

Auckland Domain Event Approvals and Schedule from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020

 

Note:   changes to the original recommendation clauses a), b) and c) were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number ADC/2019/17

MOVED by Mr S Chambers, seconded by Chairperson M Lee:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)      grant landowner approval for the WhyWomenRun event to take place within the Auckland Domain on 13 October 2019 (Attachment A to the agenda report)

b)      grant landowner approval for the eighth Continent Marathon and Half Marathon event to take place on 21 January 2020 within the Auckland Domain (Attachment B to the agenda report)

c)      grant landowner approval for the Heineken Urban Polo event to take place on 14 March 2020 within the Auckland Domain (Attachment C to the agenda report)

d)      receive the summary of events scheduled to take place on the Auckland Domain between 1 July 2019 and 1 June 2020 (Attachment D to the agenda report).

CARRIED

 

 

9

Accessibility Improvement Programme – parking removal and road closure

 

Note:   changes to the original recommendation, adding new clauses a), b), c), d) and f), and amendments to clauses e), g) and h), were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number ADC/2019/18

MOVED by Chairperson M Lee, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Coom:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)         note that this council term has seen improving public transport options to the museum by providing for the first time a new public bus route to the museum and a new Parnell rail station servicing the Domain and increased public parking on the south side of the museum

b)        note the museum has reduced the cost by 50 per cent in the secure underground museum car park and no longer has any staff parking on site

c)         note that the museum board and management have concerns that heritage views of the museum are being obscured by the presence of cars and rideshare vehicles

d)        note that the museum board and management have concerns over the health and safety of users in the museum circuit due to increased visitation and bus and coaches

e)         support the request by the Auckland War Memorial Museum for the removal of parking in front of the museum and Cenotaph Court of Honour, being up to:

i)       27 parking spaces from Cenotaph Road

ii)      13 parking spaces from the Museum Circuit

f)          request Auckland Transport continues its enforcement of overstaying parking by commuters to free up short term parks for Domain and Museum visitors

g)        request Auckland Transport undertake a formal road closure of Little George Street to enable the new path development between the Titoki Street car park and Football Road which would enable the restoration of the tuff ring

h)        recognise the process for implementing clause g) above is currently unfunded and that options for funding this are being explored.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

10

Auckland Domain General Update

 

Note:   amended wording of the original recommendation were made by staff and agreed to by the meeting.

 

Resolution number ADC/2019/19

MOVED by Mr S Chambers, seconded by Deputy Chairperson P Coom:  

That the Auckland Domain Committee:

a)      thank the Auckland Consular Corps for their assistance to date and their offer of ongoing support both in terms of volunteering and future provision of appropriate park furniture

b)      support the development of a 10-year partnership with the Auckland Consular Corps, and direct David Stejskal, Senior Arboriculture Specialist, to work with the Corps on the details of a planting day for 2019

c)      support the formalisation of two existing pedestrian crossings on Lower Domain Drive and note the Waitematā Local Board’s contribution of $75,000 to enable this work.

CARRIED

  

 

 

 

11        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.  

 

 

 

 

12

ASB Classic landowner approval for resource consent (covering report)

 

Note:   The item was withdrawn.  A new item will be brought to a committee at a later date.

 

 


 

 

 

4.06pm                                               The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS TRUE AND CORRECT BY

THE CHAIRPERSON AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE UNDER STANDING ORDER 8.1.4 ON

 

 

 

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