Tira Kāwana / Governing Body

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Governing Body held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 10.03am.

 

present

 

Mayor

Hon Phil Goff, CNZM, JP

 

Deputy Mayor

Cr Bill Cashmore

 

Councillors

Cr Josephine Bartley

 

 

Cr Dr Cathy Casey

 

 

Cr Fa’anana Efeso Collins

 

 

Cr Pippa Coom

 

 

Cr Linda Cooper, JP

 

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Cr Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

From 10.08am, Item 6.1

 

Cr Tracy Mulholland

 

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

 

 

Cr Greg Sayers

Via electronic link

 

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr Paul Young

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 


Governing Body

29 April 2021

 

 

 

1          Affirmation

 

His Worship the Mayor will read the affirmation.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number GB/2021/27

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr D Simpson:  

That the Governing Body:

a)         accept the apology from Cr C Darby for absence.

CARRIED

Electronic Attendance

Resolution number GB/2021/28

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Governing Body:

b)        approve electronic attendance under Standing Order 3.3.3 for:

·         Cr G Sayers

CARRIED

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number GB/2021/29

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore:  

That the Governing Body:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 25 March 2021, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

5          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 


 

 

6          Public Input

 

6.1

Public Input: Maritime Union of New Zealand - The Union’s position in relation to health and safety at Ports of Auckland

 

Cr R Hills joined the meeting at 10.08 am.

 

Russell Mayn and Craig Harrison were present to address the Governing Body.

 

Resolution number GB/2021/30

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Governing Body:

a)         receive the public input from the Maritime Union of New Zealand regarding the Unions position in relation to health and safety at Ports of Auckland and thank them for their attendance.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

 

 

7          Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

8          Extraordinary Business

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 2.4.6, the meeting agreed to receive a verbal update on the Pohutukawa Tree at 8 Eglinton Avenue, Mt Eden.

 

 

9

Independent review of health and safety at Ports of Auckland - final report

 

Note:   changes were made to the original recommendation adding with new clause f) being added as a Chair’s recommendation.

Note:   changes to the original motion amending clauses b) and f) and adding new clause g), were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number GB/2021/31

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      receive the final report of the independent review of health and safety at Ports of Auckland, conducted by Construction Health and Safety New Zealand, provided at Attachment A of the agenda report.

b)      request Ports of Auckland develop and provide council with a copy of its plan for implementation of the review’s 45 recommendations.

c)      request Ports of Auckland present to the Governing Body meetings in July and October 2021 on progress with implementation of the review’s recommendations, and these presentations will be made publicly available.

d)      request that prior to full rollout of straddle automation at Fergusson Wharf, Ports of Auckland provide council with copy of its completed safety assurance framework for this major project.

e)      request Ports of Auckland reflect implementation of the review’s recommendations in its draft 2021-2024 Statement of Corporate Intent, which is due to the shareholder by 1 August 2021.

 

 

f)       request that Construction Health and Safety New Zealand provide council and the Ports of Auckland board with independent advice of Ports of Auckland’s progress with implementation of the review’s recommendations, with a summary of advice to be reported to the Governing Body meeting in October 2021, which will be publicly available.

g)        expect that the board and management of the Ports of Auckland will engage closely with the workforce and their union representatives to fully implement the health and safety recommendations of the independent review.

CARRID UNANIMOUSLY

 

 

 

 

10

Amendments to the Alcohol Control Bylaw: Bylaw Panel report

 

Resolution number GB/2021/32

MOVED by Cr J Bartley, seconded by Cr C Casey:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      approve the Bylaw Panel recommendations on the proposed changes to Te Ture ā-Rohe Whakararata Waipiro 2014 / the Alcohol Control Bylaw 2014 in Attachment A and Attachment B of the agenda report.

b)      confirm that the amended Alcohol Control Bylaw 2014 in Attachment C of this agenda report:

i)       is the most appropriate way to address crime or disorder in certain public places caused or made worse by alcohol consumed there

ii)      is the most appropriate form of bylaw

iii)     does not give rise to any implications under, and is not inconsistent with, the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990

iv)     contains temporary alcohol bans for large-scale events that are a reasonable limitation on people’s rights and freedoms.

c)      adopt the amended Alcohol Control Bylaw 2014 in Attachment C of this agenda report with effect from 1 June 2021.

d)      approve the distribution of this agenda report and associated minutes to local boards for their information.

e)      delegate authority through the Chief Executive to the manager responsible for bylaws to make any amendments to the Bylaw in Attachment C of this agenda report to correct errors or omissions.

CARRIED

 


 

 

 

11

Endorsement of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor as sponsors of the Auckland Light Rail Project

 

Note:   changes were made to the original recommendation with new clause b) being added as a Chair’s recommendation.

 

The motion was put in parts.

 

Resolution number GB/2021/33

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr E Collins:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      endorse the Mayor and Deputy Mayor joining the Ministers of Transport and Finance as sponsors of the Auckland Light Rail project (City Centre to Māngere)

CARRIED

 

Resolution number GB/2021/34

MOVED by Mayor P Goff, seconded by Cr E Collins:  

That the Governing Body:

b)        endorse the chair of the Planning Committee as a member of the Establishment Unit Board of the Auckland Light Rail project (City Centre to Māngere).

A division was called for, voting on which was as follows:

For

Cr J Bartley

Cr C Casey

Deputy Mayor BC Cashmore

Cr E Collins

Cr P Coom

Cr L Cooper

Cr A Dalton

Cr A Filipaina

Mayor P Goff

Cr S Henderson

Cr R Hills

Cr T Mulholland

Cr D Newman

Cr G Sayers

Cr D Simpson

Cr W Walker

Cr J Watson

Cr P Young

Against

Cr C Fletcher

Abstained

Cr S Stewart

 

The motion was declared carried by 18 votes to 1.

CARRIED

 


 

 

 

 

12

Summary of Governing Body information memoranda, workshops and briefings (including the Forward Work Programme) - 29 April 2021

 

Resolution number GB/2021/35

MOVED by Cr W Walker, seconded by Cr S Henderson:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      note the progress on the forward work programme appended as Attachment A of the agenda report.

b)      receive the Summary of Governing Body information memoranda, workshops and briefings – 29 April 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 2.4.6, the meeting received a verbal update on the Pohutukawa Tree at 8 Eglinton Avenue, Mt Eden under Item 8 - Extraordinary Business.

 

 

 

 

 

12.18 pm                                            The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Governing Body HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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