Tira Kāwana / Governing Body






Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Governing Body held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 10 December 2019 at 11.43am.





Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP


Deputy Mayor

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore



Cr Josephine Bartley



Cr Dr Cathy Casey

From 11.46am, Item 9


Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins



Cr Pippa Coom



Cr Linda Cooper, JP



Cr Angela Dalton



Cr Chris Darby



Cr Alf Filipaina



Cr Hon Christine Fletcher, QSO



Cr Shane Henderson



Cr Richard Hills



Cr Tracy Mulholland



Cr Daniel Newman, JP



Cr Greg Sayers



Cr Desley Simpson, JP



Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM



Cr John Watson






Cr Wayne Walker



Cr Paul Young




Governing Body

10 December 2019



1          Affirmation


His Worship the Mayor will read the affirmation.



2          Apologies


Resolution number GB/2019/138

MOVED by Cr L Cooper, seconded by Mayor P Goff:  

That the Governing Body:

a)         accept the apology from Cr P Young for absence.




3          Declaration of Interest


There were no declarations of interest.



4          Petitions


There was no petitions section.



5          Public Input


There was no public input section.



6          Local Board Input


There was no local board input section.



7          Extraordinary Business


There was no extraordinary business.




Annual Budget 2020/2021 - consultation material overview


Resolution number GB/2019/139

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Governing Body:

a)       agree that consultation material for the Annual Budget 2020/2021:

i)       is based on year three of the 10-year Budget 2018-2028 updated for subsequent decisions and new information

ii)       includes content to support the development of local board agreements

iii)     includes the summary of the draft Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority Operational Plan 2020/2021 as agreed between the Maunga Authority and the council.




Rates and Fees Issues for Annual Budget 2020/2021 Consultation


Resolution number GB/2019/140

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      agree to consult as part of the draft Annual Budget 2020/2021 on:

i)       increasing the waste management base service targeted rate to $141.03 (including GST) primarily to cover the increased cost of recycling as a result of changes in the international market price of recyclable material

ii)      increasing the standard refuse rate and the large refuse rate in the former Auckland City and Manukau City council areas to $144.16 and $67.75 (including GST) respectively subject to the decision of the Strategic Procurement Committee on the waste collections contract procurement at its meeting on 10 December 2019 with these proposed new contracts providing significant savings over the long-term compared to 10-year Budget projections

iii)     replacing the three yearly $130 fee (including GST) for the first swimming pool fencing inspection with a targeted rate of $44 per year (including GST) and amending the remaining swimming pool fencing inspections fees as set out in Table 3 in this report

iv)     introducing a Clevedon water and wastewater connection targeted rate

v)      introducing business improvement district (BID) targeted rate for Central Park Henderson

vi)     introducing business improvement district (BID) targeted rate for One Warkworth, subject to local board support

vii)    expanding the BID targeted rate boundary for Glen Innes

viii)   expanding the BID targeted rate boundaries for Manukau Central and Manurewa, subject to support from the relevant local boards

ix)     changing regulatory fees and deposits as specified in Attachment C of the agenda report

x)      introducing an entry fee of $20 (including GST) for international visitors to the Auckland Botanic Gardens

xi)     increasing the high impact event permit fee from $1,100 to $1,500 (including GST)

b)      agree to include in the consultation document for the Annual Budget 2020/2021 the proposed changes to the:

i)       Retrofit Your Home scheme and the associated targeted rate

ii)      legacy Waitākere City Council septic tank pump-out service and the associated targeted rate.



Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 1.8.6, Cr D Newman requested that his dissenting vote be recorded against clause a) x).



Cr C Casey joined the meeting at 11.46am.





10        Consideration of Extraordinary Items


There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   




11.47am                                             The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.