Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Howick Local Board held via Skype for Business on Monday, 18 May 2020 at 6:01pm.

A recording of this meeting will be uploaded to the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Adele White

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Spiller

 

Members

Katrina Bungard

from approximately 6:05pm, item 8

 

Bo Burns

 

 

David Collings

 

 

Bruce Kendall

 

 

Mike Turinsky

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

Peter Young, JP

from approximately 6:30pm, item 11

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Councillor

Cr Paul Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

18 May 2020

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

 

2          Apologies

  

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Chair A White declared an interest in Item 11 – Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated.

Deputy Chair J Spiller declared an interest in Item 11 – Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated and LG2007-356 Friends of Mangemangeroa Society Incorporated.

Member K Bungard declared an interest in Item 11 – Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations clause a) LG2007-301 Manukau East Council of Social Services Incorporated and LG2007-317 The Scout Association of New Zealand, Farm Cove Pakuranga Group

Member D Collings declared an interest in Item 11 – Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations clause a) LG2007-301 Manukau East Council of Social Services Incorporated.

Member M Turinsky declared an interest in Item 11 – Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated, LG2007-339 Young Life New Zealand Trust and LG2007-355 Cession Community Trust.

Member P Young declared an interest in Item 11 – Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2020/52

MOVED by Member B Wichman, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 12 May 2020, as a true and correct record.

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

 

8.1

Mana whenua relationship and engagement

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

Member K Bungard joined the meeting.

8.2

Cockle Bay Residents and Ratepayers Association

 

Resolution number HW/2020/53

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      thank Laurie Slee for his attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

Member P Young joined the meeting during item 11.

11

Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 allocations

 

Chair A White declared an interest in clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.

Deputy Chair J Spiller declared an interest in clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated and LG2007-356 Friends of Mangemangeroa Society Incorporated and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.

Member K Bungard declared an interest in clause a) LG2007-301 Manukau East Council of Social Services Incorporated and LG2007-317 The Scout Association of New Zealand, Farm Cove Pakuranga Group and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.

Member D Collings declared an interest in clause a) LG2007-301 Manukau East Council of Social Services Incorporated and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.

Member M Turinsky declared an interest in clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated, LG2007-339 Young Life New Zealand Trust and LG2007-355 Cession Community Trust and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.

Member P Young declared an interest in clause a) LG2007-304 Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.


 

 

Resolution number HW/2020/54

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Member B Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Local Grants Round Three 2019/2020 listed in the following table:   

Table One: Howick Local Grants Round Three 2019/2020 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2007-305

The Uxbridge Community Projects Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards 56 new chairs for Te Whare Ora

$4,631.65

$2000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-308

The Uxbridge Community Projects Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards lighting for the Uxbridge concourse

$2,834.89

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

LG2007-316

Howick Parish of The Diocese of Auckland

Arts and culture

Towards the celebration of 20 years of “Thursdays@

Seven” concert

$3,415.00

$2500

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-328

Dance Therapy New Zealand

Arts and culture

Towards the "Stars" dance therapy programme at Te Tuhi Art Gallery from 20 July 2020 to 15 December 2020

$5,000.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-336

Howick Little Theatre Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the installation of a ventilation system at Howick Little Theatre

$3,000.00

$3000

LG2007-337

Harlequin Music Theatre Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the restoration of the baby grand piano at the Harlequin Music Theatre

$2,667.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

LG2007-302

The Uxbridge Community Projects Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards "A Hunger for Change" project from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2020

$35,825.00

Declined

Applicant receives operational funding and has submitted several applications in the current round which are a higher priority for funding

LG2007-331

Te Tuhi Contemporary Art Trust

Arts and culture

Towards a new and upgraded security camera system at Te Tuhi

$9,000.00

$5000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-301

Manukau East Council of Social Services Incorporated

Community

Towards the "Dance Yourself Happy" dance programme from 4 June to 26 November 2020

$3,505.25

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-304

Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Incorporated

Community

Towards the "Multicultural and Healthy Diet Programme" from 20 June to 12 December 2020

$3,619.85

$1800

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-309

Howick Tourism Incorporated trading as East Auckland Tourism

Community

Towards the upgrade of the functionality of the East Auckland Tourism website. and to implement a strategy for the use of promotional videos

$12,000.00

$6000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-313

Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust

Community

Towards the 'Elder Support Programme' from 1 October 2020 to 3 May 2021 for venue hire (Ormiston Activity Centre) and activities

$4,100.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-314

Pakuranga Heights School

Community

Towards the Pakuranga Heights School Cultural Festival on 22 October 2020

$2,940.00

$2940

LG2007-315

Life Education Trust Counties Manukau

Community

Towards the Health and Wellbeing programme in Howick schools from 8 June to 28 September 2020

$20,000.00

$10,000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-317

The Scout Association of New Zealand, Farm Cove Pakuranga Group

Community

Towards first aid kits and life jackets for the scout group

$7,818.22

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-318

Rainbow Celebrating Life Trust

Community

Towards the dance and fitness classes 'The Dancing Wonders' from 6 June to 15 December 2020

$4,000.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

LG2007-322

South East Auckland Senior Citizens Association Incorporated

Community

Towards Diwali celebrations on 31 October 2020

$9,840.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-325

Howick Residents and Ratepayers Association Incorporated

Community

Towards specialist fees to undertake a research project

$50,000.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and further development of project plan is required

LG2007-327

Howick Sea Scout Group

The Scout Youth Foundation

Community

Towards the replacement of eight windows and garage door replacement in the Howick Sea Scout Hall

$10,000.00

$10,000

LG2007-330

New Asian Community Services Charitable Trust

Community

Towards information brochures for the Asian community, influenza vaccinations, face masks and hand sanitiser

$7,183.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and lack of alignment to grant programme priorities

LG2007-332

New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education Limited

Community

Towards the MindPlus programme for gifted children from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021

$6,000.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-334

Rainbow Celebrating Life Trust

Community

Towards free English classes for Indian adults from 1 June to 13 December 2020 including venue hire (Ormiston Activity Centre)

$1,860.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

LG2007-339

Young Life New Zealand Trust

Community

Towards a nine week life skills programme at Pakuranga College, Howick College, Edgewater College and Botany Downs Secondary College

$40,266.34

$10,000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-342

Children's Autism Foundation

Community

Towards outreach sessions to support families with an autistic child from 2 June to 1 December 2020

$5,423.00

$3600

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-343

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Community

Towards training, triage support and supervision of the Helpline volunteer counsellors and telephone costs for Youthline from 1 June 2020 to 31 March 2021

$5,000.00

$5000

LG2007-345

CrossNet Incorporated

Community

Towards the 'Golden Age Seniors Club' including the weekly hire of a van and venue hire from 3 June 2020 to 26 May 2021

$3,000.00

$3000

LG2007-347

Highland Park Community Creche Incorporated

Community

Towards rental at the Howick and Pakuranga Community Houses for the Highland Park Community Creche from 1 June 2020 to 18 December 2020

$14,200.00

$4725

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-348

Guardians of our Children Charitable Trust

Community

Towards the 'Kaitiaki Hui' and the 'Make them Proud' workshop at the Highland Park Community House from 3 June 2020 to 2 June 2021

$9,415.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-350

Communicare-Civilian Maimed Association (Auckland) Incorporated

Community

Towards costs for the Pakuranga Friendship Centre, including venue hire from 1 June to 28 May 2021

$3,198.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-353

The Eastgate Community Trust

Community

Towards costs to landscape and develop the carpark for the new facility at Lloyd Elsmore Park

$15,000.00

$10,000

Partial funding on the basis that the group provides landowner approval

LG2007-355

Cession Community Trust

Community

Towards the eight week Lifeskills programme from 1 July to 30 November 2020

$3,271.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-346

NewHope Community Church Trust Board

Community, Events

Towards the 'Christmas Wonder Park' celebration at Barry Curtis Park on 12 December 2020

$60,000.00

$15,000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-335

Rainbow Celebrating Life Trust

Community, Sport and recreation

Towards the Fat Loss Yoga (FLY) classes at Ormiston Activity Centre from 1 June to 10 December 2020

$1,987.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

LG2007-354

Auckland Hockey Association Incorporated

Community, Sport and recreation

Towards security cameras for the hockey turf and carpark on Lloyd Elsmore Park

$10,000.00

$7000

Partial funding on the basis that the group provides landowner approval

LG2007-356

Friends of Mangemangeroa Society Inc

Environment

Towards the purchase of plant protectors, weed mats and pest deterrent

$6,224.00

$3234

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-310

Auckland Basketball Services Limited

Sport and recreation

Towards the Howick Junior Development Programme including hall hire from 20 July to 15 December 2020

$10,000.00

$7000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-323

Auckland Ice Hockey Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the 'Learn to Play' ice hockey programme, including venue hire, from 23 July to 3 December 2020

$5,681.44

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-333

Howick Softball Club (Fencibles) Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards a laptop for the Howick Softball Club

$1,800.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

LG2007-338

Pakuranga Athletic Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards appliances for the Pakuranga Athletic Club building extension project

$4,704.25

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-340

Bucklands Beach Association Football Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards hireage of the artificial turf at Macleans College from 1 August to 31 October 2020 for the football club

$10,800.00

$4400

Recommend applying for the appropriate sport fund/grant

LG2007-341

Auckland Table Tennis Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the Howick Junior Development Programme including the development coach fees from 1 June to 16 February 2021

$5,000.00

Declined

Due to the applicant already having a contract with Auckland Table Tennis

LG2007-349

Special Olympics Howick-Pakuranga

Sport and recreation

Towards transport to training sessions for disabled athletes from 1 June to 31 May 2021

$7,000.00

$7000

LG2007-351

Howick Croquet Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards two laptops and one desk computer and one printer for the club

$4,256.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and existing administrative support

LG2007-352

Auckland Ice Figure Skating Club

Sport and recreation

Towards venue hire for development ice skating sessions from 2 June to 20 December 2020

$15,782.61

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

LG2007-357

Howick-Pakuranga Cricket Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards a canopy for the terrace of the cricket club, including consent fees, manufacturing and installment

$20,000.00

$10,000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

Total

 

 

 

$471,248.50

$169,199.00

 

b)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 listed in the following table:   

Table Two: Multiboard Grants Round Two 2019/2020 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

MB1920-2100

The Kids for Kids Charitable Trust

Arts and culture

Towards the National Young Leaders Day and the "Kids for Kids" mass choir event, including venue hire from 8 to 11 November 2020

$6,200.00

Declined

Events are outside the Howick Local Board area

MB1920-2105

Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust Board

Arts and culture

Towards tutor fees for free workshops for school students to develop creative skills at Kelston Girls High School, Edgewater College and Tangaroa College from 8 September to 30 October 2020

$2,000.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

MB1920-2115

The Operating Theatre Trust, trading as Tim Bray Theatre Company

Arts and culture

Towards the 'Gift a Seat' outreach programme to enable children from low decile schools to experience live childrens theatre from 21 September to 18 December 2020.

$3,160.10

Declined

Outside the Howick Local Board area

MB1920-2122

Action Education Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the annual cost of office rent from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021.

$100.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

MB1920-206

KidsCan Charitable Trust

Community

Towards programme items food, raincoats, shoes and socks for children attending KidsCan low decile partner schools within the Auckland region.

$5,000.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

MB1920-276

Kāhui Tū Kaha

Community

Towards venue hire, resources, cooking/sporting equipment and marketing of programme.

$1,560.54

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

MB1920-2108

Rainbow Youth Incorporated

Community

Towards the "Peer Support Groups" for Rainbow Youth from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021

$3,962.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

MB1920-2109

LifeKidz Trust

Community

Towards play equipment and support worker wages

$9,000.00

$7000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

MB1920-2111

Deaf Wellbeing Society Incorporated

Community

Towards the fortnightly zero waste workshops at the Melville Cricket Pavillion from 6 August 2020 to 24 June 2021

$3,000.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and little alignment to local board grant programme priorities

MB1920-243

Anxiety New Zealand Trust

Community

Towards venue hire, psychologist fees, printed resources and administration costs to deliver a series of community workshops from June 2020 to May 2021

$3,400.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

MB1920-263

Parenting Place Charitable Trust

Community

Towards the delivery costs of life skills, mental health and wellbeing presentations

$20,000.00

Declined

Due to previous issues relating to accountability reporting

MB1920-267

Training and Budget Services Incorporated

Community

Towards rental costs for the Training and Budgeting Services office space

$5,000.00

Declined

Offices are outside the Howick Local Board area

MB1920-274

The StarJam Charitable Trust

Community

Towards salary and levies, tutor contractor fees and venue hire

$5,000.00

$3000

Partial funding due to oversubscription of round

MB1920-279

Roopa Aur Aap Charitable Trust

Community

Towards counselling services cost, office rent, and social services cost

$6,010.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and other options available in the Howick Local Board area

MB1920-281

Road Safety Education Limited

Community

Support towards the company's operational costs to manage the delivery of Road Safety Programme across Auckland

$328.69

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

MB1920-283

Auckland Cambodian Youth and Recreation Trust

Community

Towards volunteer costs, petrol reimbursement, stationary, printer toners and wages for staff

$2,000.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and little alignment to local board grant programme priorities

MB1920-288

Garden to Table Trust

Community

Towards salaries for the school co-ordinators and mileage costs

$3,500.00

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed

MB1920-293

Age Concern Auckland Incorporated

Community

Towards salary costs, supervision, phone, vehicle and travel costs

$9,000.00

$9000

MB1920-271

Counties Manukau Sports Foundation

Sport and recreation

Towards venue hire and event co-ordinator costs for the 2020 Counties Manukau Sporting Excellence Awards

$3,000.00

Declined

Due to overdue accountability reports

MB1920-257

Auckland United Softball Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the operational costs and wages for the United Softball Association

$6,706.74

Declined

Grant round oversubscribed and little alignment to local board grant programme priorities

Total

 

 

 

$97,928.07

$25,000.00

CARRIED

 

 

12

Howick Local Board Grant Programme 2020/2021

 

Resolution number HW/2020/55

MOVED by Member K Bungard, seconded by Member B Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         adopt the Howick Grants Programme 2020/2021.

b)        request applications responding to the needs of the community from the impact of COVID-19 will be considered.

CARRIED

 


 

13

Flat Bush Aquatic and Leisure Centre Service Requirements

 

Nicola Terry, Service and Asset Planning Specialist and Justine Haves, Head of Service and Asset Planning were in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Note: changes were made to clause b) i) & c) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HW/2020/56

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the community engagement findings.

b)      approve the service requirements for the Flat Bush Aquatic and Leisure Centre

i)          noting the local board’s preference of swimming and water activities requiring a genuine 50-metre length lap pool with the capability to be configured into 25-metre pools, one of which should have a 2-metre depth capability

ii)         aquatic free-play activities with a focus on children and families requiring leisure water, a toddler pool and water toys

iii)       aquatic learning activities requiring a separate learn to swim pool

iv)       fitness activities requiring a lap pool and a fitness gym with exercise machines and multipurpose room(s)

v)         leisure casual-play activities requiring two indoor courts

vi)       relaxation activities requiring spa and sauna provision

vii)      sport and recreation programmes requiring multipurpose room(s) and indoor-outdoor flow with Barry Curtis Park

viii)     ancillary services including café, kitchen, reception, changing rooms, offices, storage and clinic rooms.

c)       progress a detailed business case that includes options for

i)          25-metre length lap pool

ii)         50-metre length lap pool, noting that the Governing Body will be required to consider budget implications and on-going governance.

d)       approve the area at the end of the park road (option two as shown in Attachment C) as the location for the aquatic and leisure centre within Barry Curtis Park.

e)       thank the Howick Ward Councillors for attending the local board workshop on this project and request Cr Sharon Stewart QSM and Cr Paul Young support and endorse the recommendations in item 13.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Auckland Transport May 2020 monthly update to the Howick Local Board

 

Ben Stallworthy, Elected Member Relationship Manager was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number HW/2020/57

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Member K Bungard:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Transport May 2020 monthly update report.

CARRIED

 

Item - 15 Howick Local Board input into the 2020/2021 Emergency Budget - has been moved to another part of the document.

 

16

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency Innovating Streets for People pilot fund

 

Resolution number HW/2020/58

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller, seconded by Member P Young:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      delegate authority to Member M Turinsky to provide feedback on the list of local projects proposed as suitable for inclusion in Auckland Council’s application to the Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency (Waka Kotahi) Innovating Streets Pilot Fund (ISPF) by 12pm on 29 May 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Approval for 16 new public and four new private road names at 87 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush

 

Note: changes were made to clause d) viii) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HW/2020/59

MOVED by Member K Bungard, seconded by Member P Young:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      approve the name Flat Bush School Road (“ROAD A”) for the new extension to an existing public road at 87 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60082683 & SUB60300672).

b)      approve the name Michael Bosher Way (“ROAD B”) for the new extension to an existing public road at 87 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60082683 & SUB60300672).

c)      approve the name McQuoids Road (“ROAD C”) for the new extension to an existing public road at 87 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60082683 & SUB60300672).

d)      approve 17 names for the following new roads at 87 McQuoids Road, Flat Bush, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60082683 & SUB60300672):

i)             Road 1: Bremner Ridge Street

ii)            Road 2: Rathfarnham Road

iii)           Road 3: Southridge Road

iv)           Road 4: Woodacre Street

v)            Road 5: Rathmines Road

vi)           Road 6: Morena Street

vii)         Road 7: Grand Ridge Avenue

viii)        Road 8: Alluvial Street

ix)           Road 9 Greenstead Close

x)            Road 10: Hind Street

xi)           Road 11: Meadowridge Drive

xii)         Road 12: Bendridge Street

xiii)        Road 13: Verdant View Avenue

xiv)        COAL 1: Ridgehill Rise

xv)         COAL 4: Backridge Way

xvi)        COAL 8: Rearhill Lane

xvii)       COAL 9: Hautoa Lane

CARRIED

 

 

18

Urgent Decision to provide Howick Local Board feedback on the Auckland Council submission to the Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency’s Accessible Streets Regulatory Package

 

Resolution number HW/2020/60

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the urgent decision made on 16 April 2020 to provide feedback on the Auckland Council draft submission to the Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency’s Accessible Streets Regulatory Package.

b)      note their support of the council submission to the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Accessible Streets Regulatory Package submission with the following considerations;

i)          all legislation is easily enforceable – and that agencies are given the necessary powers and resources to visibly carry this out

ii)         Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency prioritise funding to continue to develop shared pathways, to provide an alternative to congested roadways

iii)       an opportunity be provided for modification of some local bus routes so that they better capture potential users

iv)       footpaths/shared paths are given lineal division to clearly define one side for pedestrians and the other for wheels, and clearly signposted

v)         helmet wearing is strongly promoted, and enforced; and use of devices whilst walking is discouraged; and whilst crossing the road is illegal

vi)       that where possible, consideration be given to the allocation of pathways for travel in a specific direction

vii)      Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and/or the Ministry of Transport continue work to resolve some remaining issues outside of the scope of the package.

CARRIED

 


 

 

19

Urgent Decision to amend the Howick Local Board Quick Response Grant Round policy criteria and publicity

 

Resolution number HW/2020/61

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Member P Young:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the urgent decision made on 24 April 2020 to amend the Howick Local Board Quick Response Grant Round policy criteria and publicity in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

b)      note the following one-off changes to the Howick Quick Response Grant Round which closed on 8 May 2020, and that these changes be promoted on the council website, in the funding grant application and through local communications support:

i)        Applications responding to the needs of the community from the impact of COVID-19 will be considered

ii)       The upper limit of grants be increased to $5000.

CARRIED

 

 

20

Urgent Decision to approve a meeting date to be added to the 2019-2022 Howick Local Board meeting schedule

 

Resolution number HW/2020/62

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the urgent decision made on 29 April 2020 to approve a meeting date to be added to the 2019-2022 Howick Local Board meeting schedule in order to accommodate a change to the Annual Budget 2020/2021 timeframes as follows:.

·  Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 6pm

CARRIED

 

 

21

Workshop records

 

Resolution number HW/2020/63

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller, seconded by Member B Burns:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the workshop records for workshops held on 5, 12 & 19 March 2020 and 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 April 2020.

CARRIED

 

 

22        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 


 

23

Procedural motion to exclude the public

 

Resolution number HW/2020/64

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         exclude the public from the following part of the proceedings of this meeting

CARRIED

 

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

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Reason:

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

Interests:

s7(2)(h) - The withholding of the information is necessary to enable the local authority to carry out, without prejudice or disadvantage, commercial activities.

s7(2)(i) - The withholding of the information is necessary to enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations).

In particular, the report contains information around potential financial implications and emerging financial risks of COVID-19 in a highly uncertain environment. The release of this information could prejudice the position of the council and CCOs in sensitive commercial arrangements and negotiations.

Grounds:

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

 

 

7.13pm The public was excluded.

 

Resolutions in relation to the confidential item are recorded in the confidential section of these minutes and are not publicly available.

 

7.27pm The public was re-admitted.

 

 


 

 

RESTATEMENTS

 

It was resolved while the public was excluded:

 

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Howick Local Board input into the 2020/2021 Emergency Budget

 

Resolution number HW/2020/66

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

b)     confirm that there will be no restatement of this confidential report, attachments or resolutions for the recommendation until after the Annual Budget 220/2021 has been adopted by the Governing Body.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.29 pm                                              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 Howick Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:........................................................