I hereby give notice that an ordinary meeting of the Whau Local Board will be held on:

 

Date:

Time:

Meeting Room:

Venue:

 

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

6.00pm

Whau Local Board Office
31 Totara Avenue
New Lynn

 

Whau Local Board

 

OPEN AGENDA

 

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP

 

Chairperson

Kay Thomas

 

Deputy Chairperson

Susan Zhu

 

Members

Fasitua Amosa

 

 

Catherine Farmer

 

 

Ulalemamae Te'eva Matafai

 

 

Warren Piper

 

 

Jessica Rose

 

 

(Quorum 4 members)

 

 

 

Rodica Chelaru

Democracy Advisor

 

18 March 2021

 

Contact Telephone: 021 02185527

Email: rodica.chelaru@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Website: www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

 

 


 


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ITEM   TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                         PAGE

1          Welcome                                                                                                                         5

2          Apologies                                                                                                                        5

3          Declaration of Interest                                                                                                   5

4          Confirmation of Minutes                                                                                               6

5          Leave of Absence                                                                                                          6

6          Acknowledgements                                                                                                       6

7          Petitions                                                                                                                          6

8          Deputations                                                                                                                    6

8.1     Deputation: YMCA - Raise Up Programme: Jump Scare event                      6

8.2     Deputation: Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of
Christmas event                                                                                                  
7

8.3     Deputation: Davern Residents Society                                                              7

9          Public Forum                                                                                                                  8

10        Extraordinary Business                                                                                                8

11        Notices of Motion                                                                                                           9

12        Notice of Motion - Sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn                                            11

13        Whau Ward Councillor's update                                                                                15

14        Whau Local Board Transitional Rates Grants                                                          19

15        Whau Local Board Grants Programme 2021/2022                                                   49

16        Local board input into preparation of the draft 2021 Regional Parks Management Plan                                                                                                                                57

17        2021 Local Government New Zealand Conference and Annual General Meeting 63

18        Whau Local Board Workshop Records                                                                     79

19        Governance Forward Work Calendar                                                                        85

20        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 


1          Welcome

 

2          Apologies

 

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

 

3          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.

 

Specifically, members are asked to identify any new interests they have not previously disclosed, an interest that might be considered as a conflict of interest with a matter on the agenda.

 

The following are declared interests of the Whau Local Board:

 

Member

Organisation

Position

Kay Thomas

·             New Lynn Citizens Advice Bureau

·             Friends of Arataki

·             Western Quilters

·             Citizens Advice Bureau
Waitākere Board

Volunteer

 

Committee member

Member

Chair

Susan Zhu

·             Chinese Oral History Foundation

·             The Chinese Garden Steering

Committee of Auckland

Committee member

Board Member

 

Fasitua Amosa

·             Equity NZ

·             Massive Theatre Company

·             Avondale Business Association

Vice President

Board member

A family member is the Chair

Catherine Farmer

·             Avondale-Waterview Historical Society

·             Blockhouse Bay Historical Society

·             Portage Licensing Trust

·             Blockhouse Bay Bowls

·             Forest and Bird organisation

·             Grey Power

Member

 

Member

 

Trustee

Patron

Member

Member

Te’eva Matafai

·             Pacific Events and Entertainment Trust

·             Miss Samoa NZ

·             Malu Measina Samoan Dance Group

·             Pasifika Festival Village

·             Coordinators Trust ATEED

·             Aspire Events

Co-Founder

 

Director

Director/Founder

 

Chairperson

 

Director

Warren Piper

·             New Lynn RSA

·             New Lynn Business Association

Associate Member

Member

Jessica Rose

·             Women in Urbanism-Aotearoa,

Auckland Branch

·             Forest & Bird

·             Big Feels Club

·             Frocks on Bikes

·             Bike Auckland

·             Department of Conservation

Committee member

 

Member

Patron

Former co-chair

Former committee member

Employee

Member appointments

Board members are appointed to the following bodies. In these appointments the board members represent Auckland Council.

External organisation

 

Leads

Alternate

Aircraft Noise Community Consultative Group

Warren Piper

Catherine Farmer

Avondale Business Association

Kay Thomas

Warren Piper

Blockhouse Bay Business Association

Warren Piper

Fasitua Amosa

New Lynn Business Association

Susan Zhu

Kay Thomas
Warren Piper

Rosebank Business Association

Fasitua Amosa

Warren Piper

Whau Coastal Walkway Environmental Trust

Fasitua Amosa

Jessica Rose

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

That the Whau Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 24 February 2021, as true and correct.

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

At the close of the agenda no requests for leave of absence had been received.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

At the close of the agenda no requests for acknowledgements had been received.

 

7          Petitions

 

At the close of the agenda no requests to present petitions had been received.

 

8          Deputations

 

Standing Order 7.7 provides for deputations. Those applying for deputations are required to give seven working days notice of subject matter and applications are approved by the Chairperson of the Whau Local Board. This means that details relating to deputations can be included in the published agenda. Total speaking time per deputation is ten minutes or as resolved by the meeting.

 

8.1       Deputation: YMCA - Raise Up Programme: Jump Scare event

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.   To provide an update on the YMCA – Raise Up Youth Development Plan for 2021, and to report on the Jump Scare (Halloween) event organised last year.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.   Chelsey Harnell, Youth Empowerment Supervisor, and Adam Brown-Rigg, Raise Up Manager, will present the Raise Up Programme for 2021 and its planned core activities.

3.   They will also report on Jump Scare’s Halloween event that was started a few years back. It has been growing since the first year in 2019 and the organisation has not only been able to get donations for the local food bank but also to connect with more young people who have now joined the Raise Up crew.


Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      receive the presentation on YMCA Raise Up Programme, and thank Chelsey Harnell and Adam Brown-Rigg for their attendance.

 

Attachments

a          YMCA - Raise Up Youth Development Plan 2021......................................... 89

 

 

8.2       Deputation: Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of
Christmas event

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To present a report on Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of Christmas event.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       Brook Turner, Head of Service Development and Partnerships, will present to the local board on Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of Christmas event that supports over 5,000 West Aucklanders, working in partnership with the Auckland City Mission each December.

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      receive Brook Turner’s presentation on Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of Christmas event and thank him for his attendance.

 

Attachments

a          Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of Christmas event......................... 99

 

 

8.3       Deputation: Davern Residents Society

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To make a brief presentation regarding the proposed sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       Annie Bradshaw, Chairperson of the Davern Residents Society, will speak to the local board regarding the proposed sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn (Davern Reserve), by Auckland Council (part of asset sales approved by the Emergency Budget 2020/2021).

3.       The sale is opposed by the Davern Residents Society for a number of reasons presented in Attachment A.

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      receive the presentation on the proposed sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn, and thank Annie Bradshaw for her attendance.

 

Attachments

a          Davern Residents Society presentation....................................................... 107

 

9          Public Forum

 

A period of time (approximately 30 minutes) is set aside for members of the public to address the meeting on matters within its delegated authority. A maximum of 3 minutes per item is allowed, following which there may be questions from members.

 

At the close of the agenda no requests for public forum had been received.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

Section 46A(7) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

“An item that is not on the agenda for a meeting may be dealt with at that meeting if-

 

(a)        The local authority by resolution so decides; and

 

(b)        The presiding member explains at the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public,-

 

(i)         The reason why the item is not on the agenda; and

 

(ii)        The reason why the discussion of the item cannot be delayed until a subsequent meeting.”

 

Section 46A(7A) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 (as amended) states:

 

“Where an item is not on the agenda for a meeting,-

 

(a)        That item may be discussed at that meeting if-

 

(i)         That item is a minor matter relating to the general business of the local authority; and

 

(ii)        the presiding member explains at the beginning of the meeting, at a time when it is open to the public, that the item will be discussed at the meeting; but

 

(b)        no resolution, decision or recommendation may be made in respect of that item except to refer that item to a subsequent meeting of the local authority for further discussion.”

 

 

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

Under Standing Order 2.5.1 (LBS 3.11.1) or Standing Order 1.9.1 (LBS 3.10.17) (revoke or alter a previous resolution) a Notice of Motion has been received from Chair K Thomas and Member J Rose for consideration under item 12.

 


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Notice of Motion - Sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn

File No.: CP2021/02706

 

  

 

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary https://aklcouncil.sharepoint.com/sites/how-we-work/SitePages/executive-summary-reports.aspx

1.       Chair K Thomas and Member J Rose have given notice of a motion that they wish to propose.

2.       The notice, signed by Chair K Thomas and Member J Rose as seconder, is appended as Attachment A.

Motion

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      urge the Governing Body to reassess the proposed revocation of reserve status and subsequent sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn.

b)      note the existence of a mature Pohutukawa tree and younger trees at 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn, which would most likely be felled should the site be sold and note the sensitivity around the removal of native trees in the Whau area.

c)      note that as well as providing for passive and active recreation, the reserve 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn fosters social cohesion and wellbeing within the community.

d)      note that the Whau is undergoing a significant increase in density and that intensification in the surrounding streets means that existing green spaces need to be retained.

e)      note that Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland has declared a climate emergency, and that mature trees, reserves, and green space are havens for biodiversity, sequester carbon, and mitigate the heat island effect within built up areas.  

f)       request that the original consenting documents for the Davern Lane development be reviewed, with attention to the green space development contribution requirement from the council at the time.

g)      request detail and modelling on how current green space provision will service the anticipated population increase and associated community need.

h)      note that the process for asset recycling did not include feedback or agreement from local boards.

i)        note the size and scale of tree(s) in the attached image of Davern Lane.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Sale of 13 Davern Lane, New Lynn

13

 

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Rodica Chelaru - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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Whau Ward Councillor's update

File No.: CP2021/01819

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To receive an update from Whau Ward Councillor, Tracy Mulholland.

2.       A period of 10 minutes has been set aside for the Whau Ward Councillor to have an opportunity to update the Whau Local Board on regional matters.

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      receive the report and thank Whau Ward Councillor, Tracy Mulholland, for her update.

 

 

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Whau Ward Councillor's Report

17

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Rodica Chelaru - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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Whau Local Board Transitional Rates Grants

File No.: CP2021/02373

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To note that the transitional rates grants are ending on the 30th of June 2021.

2.       To decide the next steps for the transitional rates grants budget.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

Overview of transitional rates grants

3.       At the end of the 2017/2018 financial year the council removed the legacy rates remission schemes carried over from the legacy councils. These schemes provided community and sporting groups in some parts of Auckland with property rates relief. In the 2019/2020 financial year community groups located on maunga were also added to the transitional rates grant scheme.

4.       To minimise the impact on the recipients of these schemes, the Governing Body provided transitional rates grants for three years, from the 2018/2019 financial year ending on 30 June 2021. These grants were available automatically on the same terms as the original legacy remission schemes. Recipients of the grants were notified in the 2017/2018 financial year that the scheme would be limited to three years.

5.       Budgets for local grants (including inflation) was allocated to local boards for 10 years so local boards could eventually integrate them into their community support programme. As the transitional rates grants are automatically distributed, local boards do not currently have authority to make decisions on the use of these funds.

6.       An amount of $2,183 was paid to four organisations in the Whau Local Board area in the 2020/2021 financial year. These grants paid less than five per cent of the rates for the qualifying property. The limited support provided by these grants means that there will be minimal impact to the recipients from their removal. Details of these grants are in Attachment A to the report.

7.       With the transitional grants now expiring, the local board must decide how to utilise the associated budget. The local board retains the budget associated with the grants as Asset Based Services (ABS) operational budget (opex) and is available for reallocation through its work programme process.

8.       While the funds remain as Asset Based Services (ABS) budget they can be used to support Local Discretionary Initiatives (LDI) such as the local board’s community grants programme. Retaining this budget under ABS opex enables this budget to be considered as part of the Governance Framework Review of funding for asset-based services.

9.       If the local board wishes to continue to offer rates assistance this can be done by amending its grants programme.

10.     A letter will be sent to recipients notifying them of the ending of the transitional rates grants. This will direct organisations to the regional and local grants programmes, should they wish to seek additional support in the future.

 

 

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      note that transitional rates grants are ending 30 June 2021.

b)      note that the local board retains the budget for the transitional rates grants as Asset Based Services (ABS) budget as a separate line item, with discretion over its future allocation. This will enable the grants to be considered as part of the Governance Framework Review on funding for asset-based services.

c)      agree to reallocate the budget through the local work programme process.

Horopaki

Context

11.     Transitional rates grants replaced rates remission schemes (Attachment B) for community organisations that were inherited from Franklin District Council (FDC), North Shore City Council (NSC), Rodney District Council (RDC) and Auckland Regional Council (ARC). The district and city council schemes were only available to properties within the relevant former district. The regional scheme was only available to properties not covered by a district or city council scheme.

12.     In 2019, five community groups located on Auckland’s maunga (in Devonport-Takapuna, Howick, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu and Maungakiekie-Tāmaki) were included in the transitional rates scheme. Prior to the crown settlement of the maunga these organisations did not pay rates under a council community lease. The transfer of the maunga to the Maunga Authority resulted in the Authority becoming liable for rates. As a consequence, these organisations are now required to pay rates under their new lease agreements.

13.     The removal of legacy rates remissions and options for transition were consulted on alongside the 10-year Budget 2018/2028. Following consideration of feedback (Attachment C) from remission recipients, local boards and the general public, the Governing Body decided to remove the legacy remissions and introduce a transitional grants scheme for three years, ending 30 June 2021. Under the criteria agreed by the Governing Body, grants were automatically available to organisations that:

·         received a legacy rates remission for community organisations in the 2017/2018 financial year

·         continued to meet the criteria and conditions of the original remission scheme.

14.     The amount of support provided by the grants was determined by the original remission scheme. Each scheme offered differing amounts of support. The district and city council schemes remitted 50 to 100 per cent of the rates, while the regional scheme provided five to 10 per cent of the general rates.

Transitional Rates Grants

15.     In the 2020/2021 financial year, 169 local transitional rates grants were made to 104 local organisations. The total value of these grants was $400,000. Of these, 66 grants are less than $500, and are paid as a credit to the rate account for the qualifying property. The remaining 103 grants are paid directly to the bank account of the beneficiary.

16.     The Whau Local Board hold four transitional rates grants. All these grants are made under the criteria of the Auckland Regional Council scheme. These grants provide less than 10 per cent of the rates for the qualifying property. Details of the Whau transitional rates grants paid in 2020/2021 are provided in Attachment A.

 

Tātaritanga me ngā tohutohu

Analysis and advice

17.     All recipients of the rates transition grants were advised that the grants were limited to three years. At the end of the scheme recipients are to be advised of any other options for support, such as local and regional grants programmes.

18.     Staff did not consider continuing the Whau transitional rates grants in their current form. The existing grants process requires resource from the rates team to calculate grant amounts, and to generate rates credits for lower value grants (grants that were below $500 in the 2020/2021 financial year). This rates resource is no longer available. The option of establishing the low value grants as direct payments made through the grants team was rejected in 2018 as the grants were too low to justify the administration required.

19.     Staff do not consider removing transitional rates grants will have a material impact for recipients within the Whau Local Board area. The amount of support currently being provided is minimal in the context of the rates each organisation is paying and the level of revenue they receive. Recipients will still be able to seek further support through the local board’s grant programme if they meet the grant criteria.

20.     The Whau Local Board’s current grant programme does not include rates assistance as a criteria. If the board wishes to offer rates assistance in some form this can be done by amending its grants programme.

Local board budgets

21.     The funding for transitional rates is currently held and will remain as Asset Based Services (ABS) budget. The amount of budget allocated to each local board is a function of the value of rates remitted in each local board area under the legacy remission schemes.

22.     This budget can be reallocated through the local board’s work programme process. The funds can be used to support both Asset Based Services and Local Discretionary Initiatives (LDI) operational work programmes.

Tauākī whakaaweawe āhuarangi

Climate impact statement

23. The effects of climate change were not a consideration when the existing transitional rates
grants were established. Removing of transitional rates grant will not have a material impact
on either the recipients or climate change. The local board is able to consider climate
impacts of the future use of the funds associated with the grants.

Ngā whakaaweawe me ngā tirohanga a te rōpū Kaunihera

Council group impacts and views

24. The decision sought for this report has no identified impacts on other parts of the council group. The views of council-controlled organisations were not required for preparation of this advice.

Ngā whakaaweawe ā-rohe me ngā tirohanga a te poari ā-rohe

Local impacts and local board views

25. This report advises the local board of their options now that the transitional grants scheme is ending. The local impacts of the proposal are set out in the report.

Tauākī whakaaweawe Māori

Māori impact statement

26. No Māori organisations are receiving funding through the transitional rates grants. Māori land is eligible for support under the Rates Remission for Māori freehold land policy. This policy is not under review.

Ngā ritenga ā-pūtea

Financial implications

27. The financial implications are set out in the report. The Whau Local Board has $2,183 of transitional rates grants budget that it can reallocate. The grants held by the local board provide minimal support to recipients, and their removal is unlikely to have a significant impact on the recipients.

Ngā raru tūpono me ngā whakamaurutanga

Risks and mitigations

28. Removal of transitional rates grants is unlikely to cause hardship for the organisations receiving transitional rates grants in the Whau Local Board area. The grants are less than five per cent of the rate liability and a small proportion of revenue.

Ngā koringa ā-muri

Next steps

29. A letter will be issued to all recipients of transitional rates grants informing them of the changes and any future options for support as appropriate.

30. Decisions on future allocation of the funds for transitional rates grants can be made through the local board’s work programme process.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Local Transitional Rates Grants Whau

23

b

Legacy Rates Remission Schemes

25

c

Local Boards and Rural Advisory Panel Feedback on the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy proposal from 2018

37

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Authors

Beth Sullivan - Principal Advisor Policy

Jestine Joseph - Lead Financial Advisor

David Rose - Lead Financial Advisor

Authorisers

Ross Tucker - General Manager, Financial Strategy and Planning

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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Attachment C: Local Boards and Rural Advisory Panel Feedback on the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy proposal, from 2018

1.   17 of the 21 local boards resolved support for the proposal in full. The remaining four boards partially endorsed the proposal as follows:

·      Franklin - supports a regional remission scheme for land with a covenant with the Queen Elizabeth the Second Trust (QEII), but otherwise supported the full proposal

·      Rodney – did not endorse the proposal for legacy schemes, but did support the development of an integrated approach to support outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

·      Waiheke – opposes the removal of remissions for natural heritage, but supports the proposal for legacy schemes for community and sporting organisations

·      Waitakere Ranges noted concerns regarding the impact of removing remissions property owners who seek to covenant their land for long term environmental protection.

2.   Great Barrier Local Board requested long term support options for QEII covenanted land and Forest and Bird.

3.   The Rural Advisory Panel wanted a regional remission scheme for land with a covenant with the Queen Elizabeth the Second Trust (QEII).

b)  Local Board Resolutions for or against proposal

c)    Feedback

d)   No of Boards

e)    Boards

f)     Support proposal in full

g)    17

h)    Albert-Eden

i)      Devonport-Takapuna

j)      Great Barrier

k)    Henderson-Massey

l)      Hibiscus and Bays

m)   Howick

n)    Kaipatiki

o)    Mangare-Otahuhu

p)    Manurewa

q)    Maungakiekie-Tamaki

r)     Orakei

s)    Otara-Papatoetoe

t)     Papakura

u)    Puketapapa

v)    Upper Harbour

w)   Waitemata

x)    Whau

y)    Wants regional remission scheme for QE2 covenanted land, otherwise supports proposal

z)     2

aa)  Franklin

bb) Waiheke

cc)  Wants regional remission scheme for natural heritage, community and sporting activities

dd) 1

ee)  Rodney

ff)    Noted concerns regarding the impact on private property owners who seek to covenant their land for long term environmental protection.

gg) 1

hh) Waitakere Ranges

 

 

ii)  Other local board feedback on proposal

jj)    Feedback

kk) No of Boards

ll)    Boards

mm)       Requests that support for both regional and local organisations be transferred to local grant budgets

nn) 1

oo) Albert-Eden

pp)  

qq)  Requests that local boards have decision-making over the level of funding granted to groups as of June 2019

rr)   1

ss)  Albert-Eden

tt)     

uu)  Generally supports grants process, but prefers three year grant allocation to minimise administration

vv)  1

ww)        Franklin

xx)  Wants regional remissions for QE2, with eligibility dependent on passing QE2 inspections or similar test

yy)  1

zz)  Franklin

aaa)       Requests additional departmental support for changes to local grants processes

bbb)       1

ccc)       Great Barrier

ddd)       Requests timely communication to all affected parties

eee)       1

fff)  Great Barrier

ggg)       Notes that Aotea Great Barrier Island is exempt for the APTR

hhh)       1

iii)   Great Barrier

jjj)    Wants sufficient dedicated resources to support outcomes for natural heritage and community and sporting organisations

kkk)       1

lll)   Hibiscus and Bays

mmm)    Grants to QEII land to be automatic

nnn)       1

ooo)       Manurewa

ppp)       Local boards to be key participants in the development of integrated funding strategies

qqq)       1

rrr)  Manurewa

 


Local Board Resolutions

Albert-Eden

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)         Supports an approach to integrate remissions and postponements with grants schemes with a three year transition (excluding the Manukau postponement scheme for sports clubs).

b)         Requests that the regional and local organisations that receive remissions and postponements funding be moved to local grant budgets as all the groups identified are local in nature and should therefore be governed by local boards.

c)         Requests that local boards have decision-making over the level of funding granted to groups as of June 2019.

Devonport-Takapuna

That the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board:

a) endorses the proposal in principle subject to the following amendments:

i. increase the local board asset based service budgets to maintain the existing level of support for local community and sports groups in the Devonport-Takapuna Local Board area, as per paragraph 39 in the agenda report.

ii. grant the current recipient the same proportional level of support for rates remitted, and that this be guaranteed for three years.

iii. develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

b) endorses the following aspects of the proposed Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report:

i. amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy.

ii. amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties.

Franklin

That the Franklin Local Board provides the following feedback on the Rates Remissions and Postponement Policy:

a)   moving from rates remissions to a grant process is generally supported, as it is an opportunity to advance equity of approach, rather than retain the inequitable approach of the legacy schemes;

b)   the cost of administering grants annually is a concern, so a three-year grant allocation is preferred;

c)   extend the remission scheme for natural heritage across the region, with eligibility dependent on passing the QEII Trust inspections or equivalent test and where the covenants have not been established as a condition of resource consent, to acknowledge the value to the environment from covenanted land.

d)   the local board supports the development of an integrated approach to achieving outcomes for natural heritage, and supporting community and sporting activities across the region, provided that local boards are a key participant in the development  of this approach;

e)   subject to the above feedback, the local board endorses:

i)    the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to the report entitled “Feedback on Rates Remissions and Postponement Policy”;

ii)   amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

Great Barrier

a)             That the Great Barrier Local Board:

b)            a) endorse the proposal to:

i. transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii. transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Local Board and requests departmental support for any additional operational processes that may result, including a workshop before the budget is transferred

iii. grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv. develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

v. request long term support options for natural heritage QEII and Forest and Bird remission recipients as its important to retain this remission for environmental protection of special places

vi. request that the communication of these changes are timely, open and frequent with all affected parties

vii. note that Aotea Great Barrier Island is exempt from the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate

c)             b) endorse the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i. amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

ii. removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island.

Henderson-Massey

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)   endorse the proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.   transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii.  grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.  develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region

b)   Endorses the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.    introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.   amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.  amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.  removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island

c)   endorse the amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

d)   note the confidential status of attachment D to Item 13.

Hibiscus and Bays

That the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board:

a)       endorses:

i.        the proposal to transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise and to local boards in the case of community facilities

ii.       the proposal to grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for a minimum of three years

iii.       the development of an integrated approach and sufficient dedicated resourcing to support outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region

b)     endorses the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.        introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.       amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.       amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.      removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island pending development of an integrated approach and sufficient dedicated resourcing to support outcomes for natural heritage and community and sports activities across the region.

Howick

That the Howick Local Board endorses the:

a)   proposal to:

i.   transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.  transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii. grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.  develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region

b)   Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.    introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.   amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.  amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.  removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island

v.   amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

Kaipātiki

That the Kaipātiki Local Board:

a) endorse the proposal in principle subject to the following amendments:

i. increase the local board asset based service budgets to maintain the existing level of support for local community, arts and sports groups in Kaipatiki.

ii. grant the current recipient the same proportional level of support for rates remitted, and that this be guaranteed until this policy is reviewed.

iii. develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, cultural, community and sporting activities across the region.

b) endorse the following aspects of the proposed Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B in the agenda report:

i. amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing, to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

ii. amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

Māngere-Ōtāhuhu

That the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board:

a)   endorses the proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise.

ii.   transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board.

iii.  grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years.

iv.  develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

 b)   endorses the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.    introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.   amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy.

iii.  amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties.

iv.  removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island.

c)      endorses the amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

Manurewa

That the Manurewa Local Board:

a)            endorse the proposal subject to the following amendments:

i)       increase the local board asset based service budgets to maintain the existing level of support for local community and sports groups in Manurewa, as per paragraph 39 in the agenda report

ii)     land covered by QE2 or other environmental covenants to receive grant support automatically, rather than through an application process, to acknowledge the value to the environment from covenanted land

iii)    grant the current recipients the same proportional level of support for rates remitted, and that this be guaranteed for three years.

b)        support the development of an integrated approach to achieving outcomes for natural heritage, and supporting community and sporting activities across the region, provided that local boards are a key participant in the development of this approach

c)         endorse the following aspects of the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to the report entitiled “Feedback on Rates Remissions and Postponement Policy”:

i)          the amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

ii)         the amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties.

Maungakiekie-Tāmaki

That the Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board:

a)        supports the intent of the policy to increase transparency and provide support to community groups;

Ōrākei

That the Ōrākei Local Board endorses the:

a)       proposal to:

i)        transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii)       grant the current recipients the same support guaranteed for three years

iii)      develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

b)       Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i)        introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted Rate.

ii)       amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii)      amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties.

Ōtara-Papatoetoe

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board endorses the:

a)        proposal to:

i.     transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.    transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii.   grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.   develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

b)       rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.     introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate

ii.    amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.   amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.   removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island.

c)         amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

Papakura

That the Papakura Local Board:

a)           endorse in principle the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy subject to the following:

 

i.          increase the local board asset based service budgets to maintain the existing level of support for local community and sports groups in Papakura, as per paragraph 39 in the agenda report entitled “Feedback on Rates Remission and Postponement Policy”.

ii.         grant the current recipients the same proportional level of support for rates remitted, and that this be guaranteed for three years

iii.        develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

iv.        the local grants budget increased to accommodate the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy.

 

b)     endorse the following aspects of the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to the report entitled “Feedback on Rates Remission and Postponement Policy”:  

i.         introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.        amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.       amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

c)         note the confidential status of attachment D to the report entitled “Feedback on Rates Remission and Postponement Policy”

 

Puketāpapa

That the Puketāpapa Local Board endorse the:

a)       proposal to:

i.     transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.    transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii.    grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.   develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural

b)       Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.     introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.      amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.     amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.     removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island

v.      amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

b)       thank officer Victoria Villaraza for her attendance.

Rodney

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)   does not endorse the proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise.

b)   reiterate its previous feedback provided in resolution RD/2017/42, and in particular that:

i.   it is not the local board’s role to be involved in rating and rates remissions; this is best dealt with consistently at a regional level

ii.  the system being suggested is only for a three year period which means that there is no certainty for community groups that the arrangement would continue beyond that three year period

c)       support the development of an integrated approach, and sufficient dedicated resourcing, to support outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

d)       note the confidential status of Attachment D - Community and Sports Remissions by local board to item 17 Feedback on Rates Remission and Postponement Policy.

Upper Harbour

That the Upper Harbour Local Board Community Forum:

a)   endorse the proposal in principle subject to the following amendments:

i.        increase the local board asset based service budgets to maintain the existing level of support for local community and sports groups in Upper Harbour, as per paragraph 39 in the agenda report

ii.       grant the current recipient the same proportional level of support for rates remitted, and that this be guaranteed for three years

iii.      develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

b)   endorse the following aspects of the proposed Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B in the agenda report:

i.        amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing, to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

ii.       amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

Waiheke

That the Waiheke Local Board:

a)         does not support transition of the regional heritage (covenanted land) remissions into a regional grant programme, in particular covenants under the Queen Elizabeth II National Trust Act.

b)        endorse the proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for community and sports organisations to the council operating group with relevant expertise.

ii.    transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board.

iii.   develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for community and sporting activities across the region.

c)         note the confidential status of Attachment D - Community and Sports       Remissions by local board to item 13 Feedback on Rates Remission and       Postponement Policy.

Waitākere Ranges

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)       receive the report

 

b)      note their concerns with regard to the impact on private property owners who seek to covenant their land for long term environmental protection.

Waitematā

The Waitematā Local Board:

a)       endorse the proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.    transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii.   grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.   develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region

b)       endorse the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.    introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.    amendments to the remission for residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.   amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.   removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island

c)       endorse the amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years

Whau

That the Whau Local Board endorses the:

a)   proposal to:

i.    transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise

ii.    transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board

iii.   grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years

iv.  develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region

b)   Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

i.    introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

ii.    amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy

iii.   amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties

iv.  removal of the legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations and postponement for Great Barrier Island

c) amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

 

sss)      Rural Advisory Panel Resolutions

ttt)   That the Rural Advisory Panel:

uuu)       a)      endorses the proposal to:

vvv)  i)     transfer current budget for legacy remissions schemes for natural heritage and community and sports organisations to the operating group with relevant expertise.

www)         ii)    transfer current budget for postponements for Great Barrier Island businesses to Great Barrier Island Local Board.

xxx)  iii)   grant the current recipient the same support guaranteed for three years.

yyy)  iv)   develop an integrated approach to supporting outcomes for natural heritage, and community and sporting activities across the region.

zzz)        b)      endorse the Rates Remission and Postponement Policy in Attachment B to this report, which includes the following amendments to the existing policy:

aaaa)         i)     introduction of a remission scheme for the Accommodation Provider Targeted rate.

bbbb)         ii)    amendments to the remission for residents of residents of licence to occupy retirement villages and Papakāinga housing to remove references to retirement villages and the Interim Transport Levy.

cccc)          iii)   amendments to simplify the remission for rates penalties.

dddd)         iv)   extend the remission scheme for natural heritage across the region with eligibility dependent on passing the QEII Trust inspections or equivalent test and the covenants have not been established as a condition of resource consent.

eeee)         v)    amendments to the postponement for Manukau Sport Clubs to restrict the scheme to current applicants and to close off the scheme after three years.

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Whau Local Board

24 March 2021

 

 

Whau Local Board Grants Programme 2021/2022

File No.: CP2021/02389

 

  

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To adopt the Whau Grants Programme 2021/2022.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       The Auckland Council Community Grants Policy guides the allocation of local, multi-board and regional grant programmes to groups and organisations delivering projects, activities and services that benefit Aucklanders.

3.       The Community Grants Policy supports each local board to review and adopt their own local grants programme for the next financial year.

4.       This report presents the Whau Grants Programme 2021/2022 for adoption (Attachment A).

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      adopt the Whau Grants Programme 2021/2022.

Horopaki

Context

5.       The Auckland Council Community Grants Policy guides the allocation of local, multi-board and regional grant programmes to groups and organisations delivering projects, activities, and services that benefit Aucklanders.

6.      The Community Grants Policy supports each local board to review and adopt its own local grants programme for the next financial year. The local board grants programme guides community groups and individuals when making applications to the local board.

7.       The local board community grants programme includes:

·         outcomes as identified in the local board plan

·         specific local board grant priorities

·         which grant types will operate, the number of grant rounds, and opening and closing dates

·         any additional criteria or exclusions that will apply

·         other factors the local board consider to be significant to their decision-making.

8.       Once the local board grants programme 2021/2022 has been adopted, the types of grants, grant rounds, criteria and eligibility with be advertised through an integrated communication, and marketing approach which includes utilising the local board channels.

Tātaritanga me ngā tohutohu

Analysis and advice

9.       The aim of the local board grant programme is to deliver projects and activities which align with the outcomes identified in the local board plan. The new Whau Grants Programme has been workshopped with the local board and feedback incorporated into the grants programme for 2021/2022.

Tauākī whakaaweawe āhuarangi

Climate impact statement

10.     The local board grants programme aims to respond to Auckland Council’s commitment to address climate change by providing grants to individuals and groups with projects that support community climate change action. Local board grants can contribute to climate action through the support of projects that address food production and food waste; alternative transport methods; community energy efficiency education and behaviour change; build community resilience and support tree planting.

Ngā whakaaweawe me ngā tirohanga a te rōpū Kaunihera

Council group impacts and views

11.     The grants programme has no identified impacts on council-controlled organisations and therefore their views are not required.

12.     Based on the main focus of an application, a subject matter expert from the relevant council unit will provide input and advice. The main focus of an application is identified as arts, community, events, sport and recreation, environment, or heritage.

Ngā whakaaweawe ā-rohe me ngā tirohanga a te poari ā-rohe

Local impacts and local board views

13.     The grants programme has been developed by the local board to set the direction of its grants programme. This programme is reviewed on an annual basis.

Tauākī whakaaweawe Māori

Māori impact statement

14.     All grant programmes respond to Auckland Council’s commitment to improving Māori wellbeing by providing grants to organisations delivering positive outcomes for Māori. Applicants are asked how their project aims to increase Māori outcomes in the application process.

Ngā ritenga ā-pūtea

Financial implications

15.     The allocation of grants to community groups is within the adopted Long-term Plan 2018 -2028 and local board agreements.

Ngā raru tūpono me ngā whakamaurutanga

Risks and mitigations

16.     The allocation of grants occurs within the guidelines and criteria of the Community Grants Policy. Therefore, there is minimal risk associated with the adoption of the grants programme.

Ngā koringa ā-muri

Next steps

17.     An implementation plan is underway, and the local board grants programme will be locally advertised through the local board and council channels, including the council website, local board Facebook page and communication with past recipients of grants.

 

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

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Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Erin Shin - Senior Grants Advisor

Authorisers

Marion Davies - Grants and Incentives Manager

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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24 March 2021

 

 

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Whau Local Board

24 March 2021

 

 

Local board input into preparation of the draft 2021 Regional Parks Management Plan

File No.: CP2021/01109

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To enable local boards to provide formal input into the preparation of the draft 2021 Regional Parks Management Plan.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       The Parks, Arts, Community and Events (PACE) Committee initiated the 10-year review of the Regional Parks Management Plan (RPMP) in 2020. Written suggestions from 758 submitters were received on the intention to draft the plan, and in December 2020 a summary was sent to local board members.

3.       The main overarching theme in the suggestions is that people highly value the natural, undeveloped nature of the regional parks, particularly in the face of continuing growth of Auckland’s population and urban area. They want to be able to access and enjoy regional parks while at the same time protecting these natural spaces.

4.       Track closures to prevent the spread of kauri dieback continue to be a source of frustration and the council received numerous requests for it to do more to re-establish access while protecting kauri. Vehicles on Muriwai Beach, dog control, visitor impacts on wildlife, and the need for greater plant and animal pest control were other sources of concern.

5.       People highlighted that regional parks can play a positive role in responding to climate change as natural carbon sinks, with many people suggesting ‘that more trees be planted’. Other suggestions included ways for farming to be more sustainable, regenerative and diverse and for visitor vehicle emissions to be reduced.

6.       Submitters also suggested regional parks play an important role in connecting and educating people about nature, Māori heritage, and farming. They suggested volunteering and partnerships could support this role.

7.       There was both opposition and qualified support for revenue generation from regional parks. Some suggested donations could be sought to support projects in parks.

8.       The next steps are to consider these suggestions in the preparation of the draft RPMP, together with local board input provided through this report, and engagement with mana whenua. Key decisions and issues will be workshopped with the PACE Committee before the draft RPMP is presented for the committee’s adoption and release for public consultation.

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      resolve formal feedback to inform the preparation of the draft 2021 Regional Park Management Plan.

 

Horopaki

Context

9.       The regional parks management plan guides the management and use of regional parks. The regional park network has been managed via an omnibus management plan since 2002 and the 2010 version is still operative. Having a management plan is a statutory requirement under the Reserves Act 1977 and the Waitākere Ranges Heritage Area Act 2008.

10.     The PACE Committee initiated the 10-year review of the RPMP[1] in 2020. The review encompasses 28 regional parks comprising approximately 41,000 hectares of park land.

11.     The process for the review is as follows.

12.     On 20 August 2020, Auckland Council notified its intention to prepare a new plan and sought written suggestions from the community and organisations, as required under the Reserves Act 1977.

13.     During an eight-week consultation period from 1 September to 26 October 2020, comments and suggestions were received from 758 people and organisations along with a petition from 3681 petitioners.

14.     Elected members were provided with a summary of the suggestions in December 2020. The summary of suggestions was publicly released in January 2021 and is available on the RPMP review webpage.

Tātaritanga me ngā tohutohu

Analysis and advice

Summary of suggestions from organisations and the community

15.     The suggestions ranged from general comments about what people value about regional parks and the role the parks should play, to comments and suggestions about specific regional parks.

16.     Comments included brief suggestions from many different park users, through to multiple-page submissions quoting clauses of the current RPMP and in-depth suggestions from those who have had years of close association with the regional parks. Organisations representing specific recreation, community or conservation interests put forward their members’ views.

Key themes

·   Almost universally, people told us they love the natural, undeveloped character of regional parks, and value the ability to freely access natural and open spaces as Tāmaki Makaurau continues to grow.

·   Many value native biodiversity for its own sake, and want to protect and restore the natural environment.

Issues that the largest numbers of submitters felt strongly about were:

·   The impact of kauri dieback related track closures on wellbeing, with requests to improve access while protecting kauri.

·   Vehicles on beaches, particularly at Muriwai, drew comment about conflicts with other users and concerns about safety and environmental damage.

·   In response to climate change, people saw regional parks as fulfilling the role of a carbon sink. By far the most common suggestion was to ‘plant more trees.’ Other common suggestions were for farming to be more sustainable, regenerative and diverse, and to build cycle trails and bus links between parks and communities so people don’t have to drive.

·   Some requested more spaces to take dogs, while others wanted to keep areas dog-free with a greater focus on enforcing dog bylaws.

·   Many raised concerns about plant and animal pest infestations and suggested priority go to conservation and pest control and suggested actions to reduce visitor impacts on wildlife.

Other key themes raised by the community and organisations included:

·   Requests from many outdoor recreation groups and users (trampers, horse riders, mountain bikers, vehicle-based campers, four-wheel drive recreation, dog walkers and others) for more opportunities to enjoy their activities in more parts of regional parks.

·   Regional parks were viewed as the natural place to educate and build connections to nature including through volunteering, and to learn about farming and provide experiences with animals. Suggestions to provide visitor information, nature education, support volunteers and provide a more visible ranger presence were received.

·   A petition from 3681 people sought an end to the killing of farmed animals for food production at Ambury and other regional parks, on the grounds that animals deserve to live out their full lives.

·   People said they want to understand and connect with the heritage and history of the whenua, particularly its Māori history.

·   Commercial use was both opposed and given conditional support, providing it fits into the natural character of the regional parks. Some suggested donations could help fund projects and volunteering could be increased.

·   The Waitākere Ranges drew the most comment by far of all the regional parks, including comments on kauri dieback and tracks, and the impact of visitor pressures in many areas.

·   The Hūnua Ranges were seen to have considerable untapped potential for active recreation, with many suggestions for horse riding, mountain biking, tramping, day walks and cycle links.

17.     Further detail is available in the Summary of Suggestions, published on the RPMP review webpage.

18.     Staff are seeking formal feedback from local boards by resolution in local board meetings held in February or March 2021 to help inform the draft RPMP preparation.


 

Tauākī whakaaweawe āhuarangi

Climate impact statement

19.     Climate change is one of the key topics of the review. We invited comment on the role that regional parks might play in responding to the climate change emergency and many suggestions were received on this topic, as summarised in the section above.

Ngā whakaaweawe me ngā tirohanga a te rōpū Kaunihera

Council group impacts and views

20.     The preparation of the draft RPMP in 2021 involves subject matter experts from many parts of the council including Infrastructure and Environmental Services, Plans and Places, Regional Parks, Community Facilities; as well as council-controlled organisations such as Auckland Unlimited, Auckland Transport, and Watercare.

Ngā whakaaweawe ā-rohe me ngā tirohanga a te poari ā-rohe

Local impacts and local board views

21.     Following workshops in early 2021 with those local boards who requested it, this report seeks formal feedback from local boards to be considered in preparation of the draft RPMP.

22.     Local boards will have a further opportunity to comment on the draft 2021 RPMP following the public submission process.

Tauākī whakaaweawe Māori

Māori impact statement

23.     We are engaging with mana whenua during the drafting stage of the RPMP. In addition, we have requested region-wide input through the Tāmaki Makaurau Mana Whenua Forum. The forum’s response to this request is being considered in February 2021.

Ngā ritenga ā-pūtea

Financial implications

24.     The cost of the plan review will be met within existing Regional Parks and Regional Service Planning, Investment and Partnerships budgets and resources, confirmed in the Emergency Budget 2020/2021.

25.     Revising the RPMP does not commit the council to future expenditure. The feedback received during the review and direction in the RPMP will guide priorities within available funding for regional parks.

Ngā raru tūpono me ngā whakamaurutanga

Risks and mitigations

26.     The table sets out risks and mitigations relating to the preparation of a draft RPMP in 2021.

Risk

Mitigation

If there is any move back into a higher level of COVID-19 Emergency during the plan drafting period, direct contact methods of engagement with mana whenua and key stakeholders may be disrupted.

·  Aim to move engagement to remote methods such as Skype, if necessary.

·  Consider moving the deadlines if sufficient engagement cannot be undertaken.

The review may raise expectations for a higher level of facilities or services on regional parks. 

·  Manage expectations regarding the review scope and the relationship between the draft RPMP and the Long-term Plan and annual plan in all communications.

If we do not follow the correct processes under the Reserves Act 1977 and other legislation, the review process could be open to challenge.

·  Confirm the legal status of regional park land holdings and check the statutory and other obligations over each land parcel to ensure compliance.

·  Ensure legal requirements regarding consultation processes are correctly followed.

Ngā koringa ā-muri

Next steps

27.     Analysis of the range of suggestions received from the community, feedback from local boards and mana whenua will help to inform the preparation of the draft RPMP in 2021, which will also draw on extensive staff expertise across the council group.

28.     Key decisions and issues will be workshopped with the PACE Committee before the draft RPMP is presented for the committee’s adoption and release for public consultation.

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Jo Mackay - Project Manager

Authorisers

Justine Haves - General Manager Service Strategy and Integration

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


Whau Local Board

24 March 2021

 

 

2021 Local Government New Zealand Conference and Annual General Meeting

File No.: CP2021/02069

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To endorse the process for appointing elected members to attend the Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) conference taking place from 15 to 17 July 2021, appoint delegates to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and provide process information regarding remits and awards.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       The 2021 LGNZ Conference will be held at the ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim from 15 to 17 July 2021. The conference programme is appended as Attachment A.

3.       Due to reductions in the Emergency Budget (current financial year) and risks associated with uncertainty of alert levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of members who will be able to attend the LGNZ conference this year is limited.

4.       After considering a number of options (detailed in attachment B), staff recommend an option that enables a representative Auckland Council delegation to be funded from the reduced budget as follows:

·   elected members with a formal role as Auckland Council representatives to LGNZ

·   six additional local board members to be selected from the local board clusters.

5.       The estimated cost of attending the conference (registration, travel and accommodation) is $2,410 per person, bringing the total for the recommended option to $38,560.

6.       As in previous years, elected members may use their Individual Development Budget (IDB) allocation to attend the conference. The IDB allocation has also been reduced under the Emergency Budget to $1,500 per member per electoral term. It is therefore not sufficient to cover the total cost of a member’s attendance. Members who wish to take up this opportunity would need to cover the shortfall themselves, approximately $900.

7.       Auckland Council is entitled to four delegates at the AGM. These delegates are appointed by the Governing Body. Staff recommend that the four delegates include Mayor Phil Goff (as presiding delegate), Chief Executive Jim Stabback, and up to two other Auckland Council conference attendees.

8.       The adoption of remits at the AGM and the 2021 LGNZ Excellence Awards are elements of this event. This report outlines the Auckland Council process for deciding Auckland Council remits and council positions on the conference remit, as well as a consolidated process for Auckland Council entries to the awards. The LGNZ Auckland Zone meeting, which is attended by representatives of local boards and the governing body, is the forum that will coordinate these discussions.

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)      note the budget constraints in the current financial year and the recommended process for the appointment of attendees and delegates to the Local Government New Zealand 2021 Conference and Annual General Meeting in Blenheim from 15 to 17 July 2021.

b)      endorse the selection of one local board representative per cluster through the Local Board Chairs’ Forum and agree to put nominations for cluster representatives through the local board chair for consideration at their April 2020 meeting.

c)      note the process to submit remits to the Annual General Meeting and entries for the 2021 Local Government New Zealand Excellence Awards has been communicated to elected members on 2 March 2021.

d)      confirm that conference attendance including travel and accommodation will be paid for in accordance with the current Auckland Council Elected Member Expense Policy.

e)      note that all local board members who are appointed to attend the conference will be confirmed to the General Manager Local Board Services by 15 April 2021 at the latest to ensure that they are registered with Local Government New Zealand.

f)       note that any member who wishes to attend the conference using their Individual Development Budget (IDB) allocation will need to subsidise the cost and must contact the General Manager Local Board Services by 8 April 2021 to make the necessary arrangements.

g)      note that the Governing Body will be appointing delegates to the 2021 LGNZ Annual General Meeting at their 25 March 2021 meeting, with the recommendation being to appoint Mayor Phil Goff as presiding delegate, and to appoint Chief Executive Jim Stabback and up to two other Auckland Council conference attendees as delegates.

h)      note that conference attendees can attend the 2021 Local Government New Zealand Annual General Meeting in an advisory capacity provided their names are included on the Annual General Meeting registration form, which will be signed by the mayor.

Horopaki

Context

9.       LGNZ is an incorporated society of local government organisations whose primary objective is to represent and advocate for the interests of local authorities in New Zealand. LGNZ champions policy positions on key issues that are of interest to local government and holds regular meetings and events throughout the year for members. The schedule of meetings includes an annual conference and meetings of local government geographical clusters (known as LGNZ zones) and sectors.

10.     LGNZ is governed by a National Council made up of representatives from member authorities as outlined in the constitution. Some of its work is conducted through committees and working groups which include representatives from member authorities.

11.     Elected members who have been formally appointed to LGNZ roles including members who are involved in advisory groups are:

Name

LGNZ role

Mayor Phil Goff

National Council representative for Auckland

Auckland Council representative on the Metropolitan Sector Group

Councillor Pippa Coom

 

Local Board Chair Richard Northey

National Council representative for Auckland (appointed by Governing Body) and co-chair of the Auckland Zone

National Council representative for Auckland (appointed by local boards) and co-chair of the Auckland Zone

Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore

Auckland Council representative on Regional Sector

Councillor Alf Filipaina

Auckland Council representative on Te Maruata Roopu Whakahaere

Local Board Member Nerissa Henry

Auckland Council representative on Young Elected Members

Councillor Angela Dalton

Local Board Deputy Chair Danielle Grant

Auckland Council representatives on Governance and Strategy Advisory Group

Councillor Richard Hills

Local Board Member Cindy Schmidt

Auckland Council representatives on Policy Advisory Group

Auckland Zone

12.     LGNZ rules were amended in 2019 to allow Auckland Council, with its unique governance arrangements, to be set up as its own Zone, rather than be part of LGNZ Zone 1 with Northland councils.

13.     Auckland Zone meetings are scheduled on a quarterly basis. These meetings are co-chaired by the two Auckland representatives appointed to the LGNZ National Council by the Governing Body (Councillor Pippa Coom) and local boards’ (Chair Richard Northey), and attended by appointed representatives of local boards and members of the Governing Body.

14.     The meetings of Auckland Zone are open to all elected members. The zone meetings receive regular updates from LGNZ Executive as well as verbal reports from Auckland Council elected members who have an ongoing involvement with LGNZ.

15.     The zone meetings provide an opportunity for council to have discussions across governing body and local boards on joint advocacy issues including remits and other shared priorities that fall within LGNZ’s mandate.

LGNZ Annual conference and AGM 2021

16.     The 2021 LGNZ conference and AGM will be held at the ASB Theatre Marlborough, Waiharakeke Blenheim, from 15 to 17 July 2021.

17.     This year, the conference programme has the theme “Reimagining Aotearoa from community up”. The programme is available online on the LGNZ website and is appended as Attachment A.

18.     The AGM takes place on the last day of the conference from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The LGNZ constitution permits the Auckland Council to appoint four delegates to represent it at the AGM, with one of the delegates being appointed as presiding delegate.

19.     Due to the restriction following the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 conference was postponed and Auckland Council only sent two delegates to the AGM. The two delegates who attended the AGM via remote/electronic attendance were Mayor Phil Goff and Councillor Pippa Coom.

20.     In addition to the official delegates at the AGM, LGNZ allows conference participants to attend the AGM as observers but requires prior notice. Nominated attendees to the conference will be invited to register as observers to the AGM.

Remits (for consideration at the AGM 2021)

21.     LGNZ invites member authorities to submit remits for consideration at the AGM on 17 July 2021 and entries for consideration for the LGNZ Excellence Awards, to be announced at the conference dinner on 16 July 2021.

22.     Proposed remits should address only major strategic ‘issues of the moment’. They should have a national focus, articulating a major interest or concern at the national political level.  They should relate to significant policy issues that, as a council, we have not been able to progress with central government through other means.

23.     On 2 March 2021, elected members were sent detailed information inviting proposals for remits to be discussed at the Auckland Zone meeting on 12 March 2021. Remits that are agreed on at the zone meeting will be submitted by the due date.

24.     The June 2021 meeting of the Auckland Zone will review all the remits that will be discussed at the AGM with a view to recommending a council position that the Auckland Council delegates will advocate at the AGM.

LGNZ Excellence Awards 2021

25.     LGNZ also invites member authorities to submit entries for consideration for the LGNZ Excellence Awards, to be announced at the conference dinner on 16 July 2021.

26.     The LGNZ Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate excellent performance by councils in promoting and growing the well-being of their communities. The awards are judged on a combination of general and specific criteria, incorporating best practice and components from the CouncilMARK™ excellence programme’s four priority areas. The awards categories for 2021 are:

·   Creative New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Cultural Well-being

·   Martin Jenkins EXCELLENCE Award for Economic Well-being

·   Air New Zealand EXCELLENCE Award for Environmental Well-being

·   Kāinga Ora Homes and Communities EXCELLENCE Award for Social Well-being

·   In addition, one or more individuals will be awarded the Te Tari Taiwhenua Internal Affairs EXCELLENCE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Local Government, and Fulton Hogan will also select the Local EXCELLENCE Award from among the finalists.

27.     The email to elected members on 2 March 2021 also outlined detailed information inviting potential awards entries to be discussed at the Auckland Zone meeting on 12 March 2021 so that entries from Auckland Council can be coordinated.

Tātaritanga me ngā tohutohu

Analysis and advice

Overall costs per attendee

28.     The estimated total cost of attendance to the conference is $2,410 per person, distributed as follows (all costs are GST inclusive):

Registration (early bird)

$1,400

Accommodation* @ $190 per night x 3 nights

$570

Flights**

$280

Miscellaneous***

$160

Total

$2,410

* based on average cost of Blenheim hotels

** flights may range from $49 one way (take on bag only) to $199 for a 5pm flight (with a checked bag). $280 is as per 2020 budgeting

*** for travel to and from airport and reasonable daily expenses under the Elected Member Expenses policy

Options

29.     Staff considered several options (Attachment B) that ensure a fair balance of representatives across the governing body and local boards while keeping within budget. The key considerations that were applied to selecting the staff preferred option are:

a)   the available budget for the LGNZ conference attendance is only $40,000

b)   the cost of attendance per person (registration, travel, accommodation) is estimated at $2,410

c)   with the uncertainty to public events and gatherings posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is a possibility the COVID-19 alert levels may not be favourable in July 2021. If this is the case, cancellations will not recoup all monies spent. Staff estimate that although this risk may be lower in July, it will continue to exist

d)   ensure fair representation from local boards given the inability to accommodate 21 representatives

e)   empowering elected members who have a formal involvement with LGNZ to be prioritised for attendance to maximise their ongoing contributions on behalf of Auckland Council.

30.     Staff recommend Option B which will cost $38,560 and fund attendance of 16 elected members including:

·   all members who have been formally appointed or nominated to LGNZ National Council, subsidiary bodies and advisory groups (10 members)

·   a representative from each of the 6 local board clusters – North, South, West, Central, Islands and Rural (6 members).

31.     This is not the cheapest option but is the one that enables a wider representation from local boards. The more expensive options which allow for one representative per local board cannot be accommodated as it will exceed the available budget.

32.     Local boards have an existing method for choosing a limited number of representatives. This approach utilises informal cluster groups based on geographic locations and unique characteristics (North, South, West, Central, Island, Rural) and involves local board chairs liaising with and agreeing with others in their cluster on their representative.

33.     There is an opportunity to select local board representatives using this methodology at the Local Board Chairs’ Forum on 12 April 2021.

Use of Individual Development Budget (IDB) to fund additional attendees

34.     Elected members who wish to attend the LGNZ conference and are not nominated or appointed can still attend using their Individual Development Budget (IDB). As IDB entitlements are $1,500 per elected member per term and the cost of attendance is approximately $2,410, these elected members will need to meet the cost difference.

35.     It is recommended that elected members who wish to attend and can pay the difference are included in the group booking for accommodation and travel. Any elected member who wishes to take up this opportunity is encouraged to liaise further with the Kura Kāwana team.

36.     LGNZ are working on introducing some form of virtual attendance to the conference but the details are still to be confirmed.

37.     As per previous years, LGNZ will make some session recordings available online after the conference.

Delegates for the Annual General Meeting

38.     In line with previous years, staff recommend that AGM delegates are appointed from within the attending members as follows:

·   Mayor Phil Goff as presiding delegate

·   Chief Executive Jim Stabback

·   up to two additional delegates.

Tauākī whakaaweawe āhuarangi

Climate impact statement

39.     This report is procedural in nature, however the key impact on climate is through supporting attendance at a conference by means of air travel. A conservative approach to conference attendance would help reduce this impact.

40.     Estimates for emissions associated with travel to Blenheim or travel within Auckland for local meetings have not been calculated at the time of writing this report. Emissions, when known, can be offset through a verified carbon offset programme at a small cost.

Ngā whakaaweawe me ngā tirohanga a te rōpū Kaunihera

Council group impacts and views

41.     LGNZ is an incorporated body comprising members who are New Zealand councils.  Council-controlled organisations are not eligible for separate membership. However, remits can cover activities of council-controlled organisations.

Ngā whakaaweawe ā-rohe me ngā tirohanga a te poari ā-rohe

Local impacts and local board views

42.     LGNZ advocates for issues that are important to local government. Many of these issues are aligned with local board priorities. As such, there is interest from local boards in contributing to the work of LGNZ and in identifying and harnessing opportunities to progress other advocacy areas that local boards may have.

43.     Each local board has a nominated lead who represents them at Auckland Zone meetings and is involved in discussions about LGNZ matters.

Tauākī whakaaweawe Māori

Māori impact statement

44.     LGNZ advocates on a variety of issues that are important to Māori, including Māori housing, various environmental issues and Council-Māori participation and relationship arrangements. In addition, LGNZ provides advice including published guidance to assist local authorities in understanding values, aspirations and interests of Māori.

45.     The LGNZ National Council has a sub-committee, Te Maruata, which has the role of promoting increased representation of Māori as elected members of local government, and of enhancing Māori participation in local government processes. It also provides support for councils in building relationships with iwi, hapu and Māori groups. Te Maruata provides Māori input on development of future policies or legislation relating to local government. Councillor Alf Filipaina is a member of the sub-committee.

Ngā ritenga ā-pūtea

Financial implications

46.     Staff considered options to reduce the financial impact of the attendance to the conference, in line with the budget restrictions imposed as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

47.     The costs associated with conference attendance, travel and accommodation within the recommended option can be met within the allocated Kura Kāwana (Elected Member development) budget.

Ngā raru tūpono me ngā whakamaurutanga

Risks and mitigations

48.     The key risk is of delayed decision-making which can impact costs and registration choices. The sooner the registration for the nominated members can be made, the more likely it is that Auckland Council can take advantage of early bird pricing for the conference, flights and accommodation, all done via bulk-booking.

49.     A resurgence of COVID-19 in the community and a change of alert level might prevent elected members from travelling to attend the conference. LGNZ is keeping an active review on the COVID-19 situation and will update directly to registered participants should a change affect the delivery of the conference. LGNZ is still working through a number of scenarios and how these would affect their decision to proceed as planned, postpone, cancel or switch delegates to virtual attendance, with the final decision resting with the National Council on the basis of the information available at the time.

50.     In the current COVID-19 circumstances, the reputational risk associated with any financial expenditure is heightened and there is high scrutiny from the public on the council’s expenses. The recommendation to limit the number of members attending the conference mitigates this risk to a certain degree.

Ngā koringa ā-muri

Next steps

51.     Once representatives are confirmed to attend, the Manager Governance Services will coordinate all conference registrations, as well as requests to attend the AGM.

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Local Government New Zealand Conference 2021 programme

71

b

Options for attendance

77

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Elodie Fontaine - Advisor - Democracy Services

Authorisers

Rose Leonard - Manager Governance Services

Louise Mason - General Manager Local Board Services

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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Whau Local Board Workshop Records

File No.: CP2021/01820

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To present the records of the workshop held by the Whau Local Board on 10 and 17 February 2021.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       Briefings provided at the workshop held are as follows:

10  February 2021

·    Staff and members check-in – informal session

·    Community Facilities Update

·    Parks, Sports and Recreation Update

·    Ngahere Strategy Update

 

17 February 2021

·    Staff and members check-in – informal session

·    Financial overview of proposed local board 10-year budgets (LTP 2021/2031)

·    Te Whau Pathway Project – Update

·    Libraries and Service Centres: Confidential Item

·    Infrastructure and Environmental Services: EcoMatters

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)   note the records of the workshop held on 10 and 17 February 2021.

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Whau Local Board workshop records - 10 February 2021

81

b

Whau Local Board workshop records - 17 February 2021

83

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Rodica Chelaru - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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Governance Forward Work Calendar

File No.: CP2021/01980

 

  

 

Te take mō te pūrongo

Purpose of the report

1.       To present the updated governance forward work calendar.

Whakarāpopototanga matua

Executive summary

2.       The governance forward work calendar for the Whau Local Board is in Attachment A. The calendar is updated monthly, reported to business meetings and distributed to council staff.

3.       The governance forward work calendars are part of Auckland Council’s quality advice programme and aim to support local boards’ governance role by:

·        ensuring advice on meeting agendas is driven by local board priorities

·        clarifying what advice is expected and when

·        clarifying the rationale for reports.

4.       The calendar also aims to provide guidance for staff supporting local boards and greater transparency for the public.

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Whau Local Board:

a)   receive the Governance Forward Work Calendar for March 2021.

 

 

Ngā tāpirihanga

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a

Governance Forward Work Calendar - March 2021

87

 

Ngā kaihaina

Signatories

Author

Rodica Chelaru - Democracy Advisor

Authoriser

Adam Milina - Local Area Manager

 


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ATTACHMENTS

 

Item 8.1      Attachment a    YMCA - Raise Up Youth Development Plan 2021 Page 89

Item 8.2      Attachment a    Visionwest’s Meri Kirihimete, Five Days of Christmas event                                                                Page 99

Item 8.3      Attachment a    Davern Residents Society presentation        Page 107


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[1]        The 2010 Regional Parks Management Plan is available online via this link.