Ngā Hui a te Poari Kaitohutohu mō te Pokapū o Te Tāone Nui o Tāmaki Makaurau /

Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board held remotely on Wednesday, 29 April 2020 at 3.05pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Ms Viv Beck

Business Improvement District

Deputy Chairperson

Mr Andrew Gaukrodger – from 3.20pm, Item 6

Corporate sector

Members

Ms Noelene Buckland – from 3.24pm, Item 6

City Centre Residents Group

 

Cr Pippa Coom – from 3.10pm, Item 6

Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor, Auckland Council

 

Mr George Crawford

Property Council of NZ

 

Cr Chris Darby – from 3.50pm, Item 7

Auckland Council (Mayor’s alternate)

 

Mr Mark Kingsford

Corporate sector

 

Ms Amy Malcolm

Tertiary sector (University of Auckland)

 

Mr James Mooney

Urban design/institute of architects

 

Mr Nigel Murphy

Tertiary sector (Auckland University of Technology)

 

Mr Richard Northey – from 3.31pm, Item 6

Waitematā Local Board, Auckland Council

 

Mr Adam Parkinson

City Centre Residents Group

 

Mr Patrick Reynolds

Transport representative

 

Mr Michael Richardson

Business Improvement District

 

 

ABSENT

 

Members

Mr Ngarimu Blair

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

 

 

Mr Greg Cohen

Tourism/Travel

 

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

Auckland Council

 

 

Mr Matt Harray

Retail sector

 

 

 

 


Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

29 April 2020

 

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number CEN/2020/6

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Ms A Malcolm:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         accept the apologies from Mayor P Goff for absence on council business, from Mr G Cohen and Mr M Harray for absence and from Cr P Coom, Cr C Darby and Mr R Northey for lateness.

CARRIED

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/7

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Ms A Malcolm:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 26 February 2020, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 


5

Election of deputy chairperson

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/8

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr M Kingsford:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      agree that the deputy chairperson will be elected by open ballot

b)      agree that the deputy chairperson will be elected using voting system B (as described in Schedule 7, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002).

CARRIED

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/9

NOMINATED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr N Murphy:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

c)         elect Mr A Gaukrodger as deputy chairperson.

There being no further nominations the chairperson DECLARED Mr A Gaukrodger elected as deputy chairperson.

CARRIED

 

 

 

6

General update on COVID-19 and Auckland Auckland Emergency Management status and council’s response.

 

Staff provided the following presentations, copies of which have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments:

i)          Emergency Budget Overview

ii)         Shovel Ready projects

iii)        City Centre Targeted Rates Portfolio Budget draft 2020/2021

 

Note:   Changes to the original motion were incorporated under clause a) and the addition of clause b) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Cr P Coom entered the meeting at 3.10pm.

Mr A Gaukrodger entered the meeting at 3.20pm.

Ms N Buckland entered the meeting at 3.24pm.

Mr R Northey entered the meeting at 3.31pm.

 

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/10

MOVED by Mr A Parkinson, seconded by Deputy chairperson A Gaukrodger:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the verbal updates from the General Manager Development Programme Office and other relevant staff

b)      note that the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board has an opportunity to review priorities in the City Centre Targeted Rate Portfolio Budget 2020/2021 and will hold a workshop for that purpose.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     29 April 2020 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 6 - General update on COVID-19 and Auckland Emergency Management status and council's response - presentation on Emergency Budget Overview

b     29 April 2020 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 6 - General update on COVID-19 and Auckland Emergency Management status and council's response - presentation on Shovel Ready projects

c    29 April 2020 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 6 - General update on COVID-19 and Auckland Emergency Management status and council's response - presentation on City Centre Targeted Rates Portfolio Budget draft 2020/2021

 

 



7

Public consultation on a proposed Pedestrian Mall, Lower Queen Street

 

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

 

Note:   Amended wording of the original recommendations was made by staff and agreed to by the meeting.

 

Cr C Darby entered the meeting at 3.50pm.

 

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/11

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr P Reynolds:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      note the information regarding the amendment and extension of the pedestrian mall on Lower Queen Street, with the public consultation estimated to commence on 1 June 2020, for a one-month period.

b)      note that individual members can submit feedback during the public consultation period.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     29 April 2020 - Auckland City Centre Advisory Board - Item 7 - Public consultation on a proposed Pedestrian Mall, Lower Queen Street - presentation

 

 

8

Information Report

 

Note:   Changes to the original motion, adding clauses b) and c) were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/12

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Mr A Parkinson:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)       note the information on the Response to Homelessness in the Auckland city centre update and the deferral of the city centre targeted rate budget portfolio 2020/2021 endorsement.

b)       note the board’s concern that its recommendation (CEN/2019/40: request that the recommendations from the needs assessment about warm, dry and safe shelter in the city centre, including potential funding sources) has not been actioned.

c)       request that staff provide an update on the board’s recommendation (CEN/2019/40) including a particular focus on immediate solutions in place for the coming winter, is provided to the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board at its May 2020 meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

9          Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

4.23pm                                               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 Auckland City Centre Advisory Board HELD ON

 

 

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