Te Rōpū Kaitohutohu Take Kaumātua /

Seniors Advisory Panel

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Seniors Advisory Panel held in the Ground Floor Boardroom, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 16 March 2021 at 1.05pm.

 

present

 

Interim co-chair

Gayle Marshall, QSM

 

Interim co-chair

David Wong Hop, MNZM, JP

 

Members

Claire Dale

 

 

Zahra Fazelnia

 

 

Jay Reid

 

 

Judy Smyth

 

 

Jeet Suchdev, QSM, JP

 

 

Lindsay Waugh

 

 

 

 

Liaison Councillor

Cr Tracy Mulholland

 

 

 

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Jane Messer

 

 

Chief Liaison Councillor

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

 

 

 


Seniors Advisory Panel

16 March 2021

 

 

 

1          Apologies

 

The Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)         accepted the apology from Member J Messer for absence.

 

 

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

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

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

The Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)         confirmed the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 15 February 2021, as a true and correct record.

 

 

 

 

4          General Business

 

There was no general business.

 

 

 

The lead officer assumed the Chair at 1.06pm.

 

 

5

Election of Seniors Advisory Panel co-chairs for the 2019 - 2022 term

 

Note:   changes to the original motion, adding clause c), was made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number SEN/2021/5

MOVED by Member J Smyth, seconded by Member Z Fazelnia:  

That the Seniors Advisory Panel:

a)      note that the co-chairs will be elected by closed ballot, as agreed at a previous panel workshop.

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

c)      agree that the second co-chair be elected by closed ballot.

d)      elect the co-chairs.

CARRIED

 

 

Note:

 

·         Member Jay Reid was elected as co-chair during the first round of voting, receiving the highest number of votes. The other three candidates received equal votes each. Subsequently, the panel agreed to hold a second vote by closed ballot to elect the second co-chair.

·         The overall result of the election was that Member Gayle Marshall and Member Jay Reid were elected as co-chairs of the Seniors Advisory Panel.

 

 

 

6          Consideration of General Business Items

 

There was no consideration of general business items.

 

 

 

The co-chairs assumed the chair at 1.28pm.

 

 

 

 

1.28 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 Seniors Advisory Panel HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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