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 in the Council Chambers, Ground Floor, Auckland Town Hall on Monday, 28 September 2020 at 4.15pm.

 

present

Chairperson

Ms Viv Beck

Business Improvement District

Deputy Chairperson

Mr Andrew Gaukrodger

Corporate sector

Members

Ms Noelene Buckland

City Centre Residents Group

 

Cr Pippa Coom

Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor, Auckland Council

 

Cr Chris Darby

Auckland Council (Mayor’s alternate)

 

Mr Matt Harray

Retail sector

 

Mr Mark Kingsford

Corporate sector

 

Ms Amy Malcolm

Tertiary sector (University of Auckland)

 

Mr Nigel Murphy

Tertiary sector (Auckland University of Technology)

 

Mr Richard Northey

Waitematā Local Board, Auckland Council

 

Ms Anahera Rawiri – until 5.03pm, Item 7

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

 

Mr Patrick Reynolds

Transport representative

 

Mr Michael Richardson

Business Improvement District

 

ABSENT

 

 

Mr Greg Cohen

Tourism/Travel

 

 

Mr George Crawford

Property Council of NZ

 

 

Mayor Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

Auckland Council

 

 

Mr James Mooney

Urban design/institute of architects

 

 

Mr Adam Parkinson

City Centre Residents Group

 

 

 


Auckland City Centre Advisory Board

28 September 2020

 

 

 

Note:   The following members were in attendance by electronic link at the commencement of the meeting: Cr Pippa Coom, Mr Mark Kingsford and Ms Amy Malcolm.

 

1          Apologies

  

Resolution number CEN/2020/36

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

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         accept the apologies from Mr GC Crawford, Mr J Mooney and Mr A Parkinson for absence and Mayor P Goff for absence on Council business.

CARRIED

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/37

MOVED by Chairperson V Beck, seconded by Ms N Buckland:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 31 August 2020, as a true and correct record, subject to the following amendment to resolution b) in Item 10 as follows:

b)         note that there are issues relating to the Waihorotiu Queen Street Valley Access for Everyone pilot that are still to be clarified including a study of impacts on side streets which has been requested from staff, to be amended

to:

b)      note that there are issues relating to the Waihorotiu Queen Street Valley Access for Everyone pilot that are still to be resolved including a study of impacts on side streets which has been requested from staff.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 


 

 

5

Extension of city centre targeted rate to align with the Long-term Plan process

 

The board raised issues relating to an extension beyond 2025 and further discussion is required.

 

Note:   changes to the original motions in clauses a) to c) were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/38

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

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      note the opportunity to consider the extension of the city centre targeted rate beyond the 2024/2025 financial year as part of the Long-term Plan process

b)      agree to form a working group to discuss the opportunity to extend the city centre targeted rate and forward programme comprising V Beck, N Buckland, G Crawford, M Harray, R Northey, A Rawiri and M Richardson

c)      note that two workshops will be scheduled in October 2020 to discuss the city centre targeted rate and forward programme as part of the Long-term Plan 2021-2031 process. The outcomes of the workshops are to be presented to the November 2020 meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

6

Nelson Street Slip Lane improvement project concept design

 

Note:   changes to the original motion, adding additional information to clause a) and adding new clause b), were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/39

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Mr P Reynolds:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      note the update on the Nelson Street slip lane improvement project and support the concept design

b)      regard the Nelson Street slip lane improvement project as a priority to be progressed as soon as funding is available.

CARRIED

 

 

Ms A Rawiri left the meeting at 5.03pm.

 


 

 

7

Update on the Myers Park project update, Waihorotiu Queen Street Valley Access for Everyone pilot, Wellesley Street bus priorities update, Innovating Streets funding applications update and Forward work programme/progress on items

 

Members expressed ongoing concern about the Queen Street emergency works and reiterated the need for improved engagement with affected stakeholders.

 

 

Resolution number CEN/2020/40

MOVED by Ms N Buckland, seconded by Mr R Northey:  

That the Auckland City Centre Advisory Board:

a)      receive the information report.

CARRIED

 

 

 

8          Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

5.15pm                                               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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