Waitākere Ranges Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board held in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board Office, 39 Glenmall Place, Glen Eden on Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 4.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Greg Presland

 

Deputy Chairperson

Saffron Toms

 

Members

Mark Allen

 

 

Michelle Clayton

 

 

Sandra Coney, QSO

 

 

Ken Turner

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Ward Councillors

Linda Cooper

From 5.06pm, Item 16

 

 

Shane Henderson

From 5.22pm, Item 17

 

 

 

 

 

 


Waitākere Ranges Local Board

27 February 2020

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chairperson G Presland opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Members were reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as an Elected Member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

Specifically, members were asked to identify any new interests they have not previously

disclosed, or any interest that might be considered a conflict of interest with a matter on the agenda.

 

The following are declared interests of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

 

Board Member

Organisation/Position

Mark Allen

-   Community Waitākere – Executive Officer

-   Bethells Valley Fire – Senior Fire Fighter

-   Waitākere Licensing Trust – Trustee

Michelle Clayton

-   Glen Eden Community House – Treasurer

-   Glen Eden Residents’ Association – Treasurer

-   Waitākere Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) – Committee Member

-   The Personal Advocacy and Safeguarding Adults Trust – Trustee

-   Glen Eden Returned Services Association (RSA) – Member

-   Glen Eden Railway Trust – Member

Sandra Coney

-   Waitematā District Health Board – Elected Member

-   Women’s Health Action Trust – Patron

-   New Zealand Society of Genealogists – Member

-   New Zealand Military Defence Society – Member

-   Cartwright Collective – Member

-   Community Waitākere – family member has contract

Greg Presland

-   Whau Coastal Walkway Environmental Trust – Trustee

-   Combined Youth Services Trust – Trustee

-   Glen Eden Bid – Member

-   Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association – Member

-   Waitākere Ranges Protection Society - Member

-   Titirangi RSA - Member

-   Maungakiekie Golf ClubMember

Saffron Toms

-   Titirangi Community House – Secretary

Ken Turner

Nil

 

           


 


Member appointments

Board members are appointed to the following external community groups and organisations for the 2019-2022 triennium. In these appointments board members represent Auckland Council:

External community group or organisation

Lead

Alternate

Aircraft Noise Community Consultative Group

Mark Allen

Saffron Toms

Ark in the Park

Mark Allen

Sandra Coney

Friends of Arataki and Waitākere Regional Parkland Incorporated

Michelle Clayton

Sandra Coney

Glen Eden Business Improvement District (Glen Eden Business Association)

Michelle Clayton

Greg Presland

Glen Eden Playhouse Theatre Trust

Ken Turner

Mark Allen

Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery

Mark Allen

Saffron Toms and Sandra Coney

The Rural Advisory Panel

Ken Turner

Saffron Toms

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/1

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 5 December 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

 

There were no deputations.


 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Public Forum - Piha Coastcare - Pat La Roche

 

Pat La Roche, Piha Coastcare Coordinator, attended the meeting to present on dune planting at Piha.

 

A presentation was provided.  A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/2

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson S Toms, seconded by Member M Allen:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive the presentation from Pat La Roche, Piha Coastcare Coordinator, and thank her for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 February 2020, Waitākere Ranges Local Board: Item 9.1 - Public Forum - Piha Coastcare Coordinator - Pat La Roche presentation

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

Note:   Item 11 - Waitākere Ward Councillors' Update was considered after Item 21 -        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

 

12

Auckland Transport Update

 

Caroline Tauevihi, Auckland Transport Elected Member Relationship Manager, was in attendance to speak to this item.

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/3

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member M Allen:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      receive Auckland Transport’s February 2020 update report and thank Caroline Tauevihi for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

           

Note:   Item 13 - Annual Budget 2020/2021 - Have Your Say was considered after Item 11 -        Waitākere Ward Councillors' Update


 

14

Appointment of LGNZ Lead and nominee for LGNZ Conference 2020

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/4

MOVED by Member M Clayton, seconded by Chairperson G Presland:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      appoint Deputy Chairperson S Toms as lead and Member M Allen as alternate for Local Government New Zealand related matters for the 2019-2022 triennium and task these members with representing the local board at Auckland/Local Government New Zealand meetings.

b)      nominate Deputy Chairperson S Toms and Member M Allen to attend the Local Government New Zealand 2020 Conference and Annual General Meeting in Waiharakeke Blenheim, Thursday 16 July to Saturday 18 July 2020.

c)      confirm that conference attendance including travel and accommodation will be paid for in accordance with the current Auckland Council Elected Member Expense Policy.

d)      note that any members who wish to attend the Annual General Meeting must provide their names to the Democracy Services Business Hub team by Friday 17 April 2020 to ensure that they are registered with Local Government New Zealand.

CARRIED

 

 

15

Regional Facilities Auckland Quarterly Performance Report for the period ending 30 September 2019

 

Member S Coney left the meeting at 4.40pm

 

Judy Lawley, Regional Facilities Auckland Manager Local Board Engagement, was in attendance to speak to this item.

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/5

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member M Clayton:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive the Regional Facilities Auckland Quarterly Performance Report for the quarter ending 30 September 2019 and thank Judy Lawley for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Feedback on Central Government submissions

 

Member S Coney returned to the meeting at 4.52pm

 

Documents were tabled for this item.  Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/6

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member S Coney:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         formally endorse the local board’s updated tabled submission on the Urban Development Bill detailed in Attachment A.

b)        formally endorse the local board’s updated tabled draft input into the Draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity detailed in Attachment B.

CARRIED

 

Note:   Pursuant to Standing Order 1.9.7 Member K Turner requested his dissenting             vote be recorded.

 

Attachments

a     27 February 2020, Waitākere Ranges Local Board: Item 16 - Feedback on Government Submissions - Urban Development Bill

b     27 February 2020, Waitākere Ranges Local Board: Item 16 - Feedback on Government Submissions - Draft National Policy Statement on Indigenous Biodiversity

 

 

17

Chair's Report

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/7

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive Chairperson G Presland’s report for February 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

18

Local Board Member Report - Member Clayton

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/8

MOVED by Member M Clayton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive Member M Clayton’s board member report for February 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

19

Confirmation of Workshop Records

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/9

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive the workshop records for 14 and 21 November, and 5 and 12 December 2019.

CARRIED

 

 

20

Governance Forward Work Programme

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/10

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive the Governance Forward Work Programme Calendar for February 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

21        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

Note:   Item 11 - Waitākere Ward Councillors' Update was considered at this time.

 

 

11

Waitākere Ward Councillors' Update

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/11

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         thank Waitākere Ward Councillors Linda Cooper and Shane Henderson for their verbal updates.

CARRIED

 

 

Note:   The meeting adjourned at 5.46pm and reconvened at 6.00pm.

 

 

Note:   Item 13 - Annual Budget 2020/2021 - Have Your Say was considered at this time.

 

13

Annual Budget 2020/2021 - Have Your Say

 

Documents were tabled for this item.  Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Resolution number WTK/2020/12

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive the 2020/2021 Annual Budget Consultation Document.

b)        thank Ruben Penning for his attendance and presentation on a proposed cycleway on Captain Scott Road in Glen Eden.

c)         thank John Stowell for his attendance and presentation on Citizens’ Assemblies on climate change.

d)        thank Heather Tanguay for her attendance and presentation on Community Pātaka in west Auckland.

e)         thank Tony Hartnett for his attendance and verbal presentation on climate change.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     27 February 2020, Waitākere Ranges Local Board: Item 13 - Annual Budget 2020/2021 - Have Your Say - Ruben Penning - Captain Scott Road Cycleway Map

b     27 February 2020, Waitākere Ranges Local Board: Item 13 - Annual Budget 2020/2021 - Have Your Say - John Stowell - Citizens' Assemblies on climate change.

c    27 February 2020, Waitākere Ranges Local Board: Item 13 - Annual Budget 2020/2021 - Have Your Say - Heather Tanguay - Community Pātaka in west Auckland

 

 

 


 

 

 

7.04pm                                               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 Waitākere Ranges Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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