Kōmiti Whakahaere ā-Ture /

Regulatory Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Regulatory Committee held in the Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert St, Auckland on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 at 10.02am.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

Presiding until 10.18am, Item 11

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Josephine Bartley

Presiding from 10.18am, Item 11

Members

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

From 10.04am, Item 2 Until 10.17am, Item 11

 

IMSB Chair David Taipari

 

 

Cr Paul Young

 

 

ABSENT

 

Members

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Mayor Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

IMSB Member Glenn Wilcox

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Member

Cr Angela Dalton

Until 10.17am, Item 11

 

 


Regulatory Committee

17 March 2020

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number REG/2020/13

MOVED by Chairperson Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor P Goff for absence on Council business, Cr S Stewart and IMSB Member G Wilcox for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

2      Declaration of Interest

 

Cr D Newman entered the meeting at 10.04am

 

Chairperson Cr L Cooper, Cr S Henderson and Cr D Newman declared an interest in Item 11: Provisional Local Alcohol Policy Working Party for Appeals and Item 12: Initiation of Gambling Policy Reviews in 2020 as follows:

 

·         Chairperson Cr L Cooper advised that she is the President of the Waitākere Licensing Trust.

·         Cr D Newman advised that he is a member of the Wiri Licensing Trust.

·         Cr S Henderson advised that his partner is a member of the Waitākere Licensing Trust, this was deem not to be a conflict.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number REG/2020/14

MOVED by Chairperson Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr S Henderson:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 18 February 2020, including the confidential section, 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

Resource Consent Appeals: Status Report 17 March 2020

 

Resolution number REG/2020/15

MOVED by Cr C Casey, seconded by Cr P Young:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      receive the Resource Consents Appeals: Status Report 17 March 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

9

Findings of Navigation Safety Bylaw 2014 Review

 

Resolution number REG/2020/16

MOVED by Chairperson Cr L Cooper, seconded by Cr C Casey:   

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      endorse the ‘Navigation Safety Bylaw 2014: 2020 Review Findings Report’ in Attachment A of the agenda report.

b)      agree that a bylaw is still the most appropriate way to protect public health and safety, and manage public nuisance and misuse of Auckland’s navigable waters.

c)      request that staff as delegated by the Chief Executive prepare an options report in response to the findings in Attachment A of the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Review findings of the Animal Management Bylaw 2015

 

Resolution number REG/2020/17

MOVED by Cr C Casey, seconded by IMSB Chair D Taipari:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)        endorse the animal management bylaw review findings in this agenda report

b)       agree that the statutory review of the Auckland Council Animal Management Bylaw 2015, is complete including that:

i)      a bylaw is still the most appropriate way to protect public health and safety, and manage public nuisance, offensive behaviour and misuse of public places from animal issues in relation to people

ii)     the current Bylaw does not give rise to any implications and is not inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

iii)    the current Bylaw approach to include general rules and to enable detailed rules to be made in a separate animal management control is appropriate but could be improved

iv)    the current rules in the Animal Management Controls 2015 could be improved.

c)      request that staff as delegated by the Chief Executive prepare an options report in response to the findings in Attachment A of the agenda report.

CARRIED

 


 

 

11

Provisional Local Alcohol Policy Working Party for Appeals

 

Chairperson Cr L Cooper and Cr D Newman declared an interest in this item and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.  Cr D Newman left the meeting at 10.17am.

The Chairperson, Cr L Cooper vacated the chair in favour of the Deputy Chairperson, Cr J Bartley and left the meeting at 10:18am.

 

Note:  changes to the original motion were incorporated under sub clause a) iii), with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number REG/2020/18

MOVED by IMSB Chair D Taipari, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      establish the Proposed Local Alcohol Policy Appeals Working Party to make urgent decisions relating to court proceedings involving the Provisional Auckland Council Local Alcohol Policy within the Terms of Reference included in Attachment A of the agenda report, which consists of:

i)       the Deputy Chair of the Regulatory Committee

ii)      the Deputy Mayor

iii)     Independent Māori Statutory Board member Glenn Wilcox.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Initiation of Gambling Policy Reviews in 2020

 

Resolution number REG/2020/19

MOVED by IMSB Chair D Taipari, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Regulatory Committee:

a)      approve the start of the Class 4 Gambling (pokie) Venue Policy and the Racing Board (TAB) Venue Policy reviews in 2020 with the scope and timeframes outlined in the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

10:38 am                                            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 Regulatory Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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