Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Howick Local Board held in the Howick Local Board Meeting Room, Pakuranga Library Complex, 7 Aylesbury Street, Pakuranga on Monday, 19 April 2021 at 6.05pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Adele White

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Spiller

 

Members

Katrina Bungard

 

 

Bo Burns

 

 

David Collings

 

 

Bruce Kendall

 

 

Mike Turinsky

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

Peter Young, JP

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Cr Paul Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

19 April 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2021/28

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

That the Howick Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

Highland Park Community House update to the Howick Local Board

 

A presentation was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/29

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from the Highland Park Community House and thank them for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 April 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 8.1, Highland Park Community House update to the Howick Local Board

 


 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Chairperson's Report

 

A written report was provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/30

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the chairperson’s written report.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 April 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 11 - Chairperson's report

 

 

12

Governing Body Member update

 

Resolution number HW/2021/31

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal report from Cr Paul Young.

CARRIED

 


 

 

13

Auckland Transport – Regional Land Transport Programme 2021

 

Bruce Thomas, Elected Member Relationship Manager – Auckland Transport was in attendance to speak to this report.

Note:   changes were made to the original recommendation adding new clause b) as a chair’s recommendation.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/32

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Transport – Regional Land Transport Programme report.

b)        provide the following feedback on the Regional Land Transport Programme:

i)          restore the uncommitted budget from previous financial years allocated to the Howick Local Board from the Local Board Transport Capital Fund.

ii)         supports the Local Board Transport Capital Fund being restored to $20 million.

iii)       supports the restoration of the Community Safety Fund and requests all eligible projects be commenced by the end of the 2019 – 2022 electoral term.

iv)       investigate traffic calming measures to a section of The Parade between Laings Road and Whitcombe Road, Bucklands Beach, to provide better pedestrian safety.

v)         provide more innovative, on-demand or feeder services to enable the community to access existing bus/ferry networks (Howick Local Board Plan 2020, Outcome 6 “Effective and accessible transport choices.”).

vi)       extend the existing, or provide more, bus routes/services to serve the communities of Flat Bush, Mission Heights and the Murphys Road area, Cockle Bay, Farm Cove and Bucklands Beach (Howick Local Board Plan 2020, Outcome 6 “Effective and accessible transport choices.”).

vii)      ensure that the airport to Botany rapid transport network is completed, and includes Barry Curtis Park in any route design (Howick Local Board Plan 2020, Outcome 6 “Effective and accessible transport choices.”).

viii)     review and improve the provision of shelters at bus stops – particularly in newly developed communities such as Ormiston/Flat Bush (Howick Local Board Plan 2020, Outcome 6 “Effective and accessible transport choices.”).

ix)       deliver pedestrian safety improvements around schools (Howick Local Board Plan 2020, Outcome 6 “Effective and accessible transport choices.”).

x)         maintain funding and commence construction on the following (Howick Local Board Plan 2020, Outcome 6 “Effective and accessible transport choices.”):

A)        widening of Smales Road/Allens Road intersection.

B)        Stancombe Road connector in Flat Bush.

C)        the Mill Road upgrade.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Proposal to vary the Regional Fuel Tax scheme

 

Resolution number HW/2021/33

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the report on proposed variations to the 2018 Regional Fuel Tax scheme.

b)      support the proposed variation to the 2018 Regional Fuel Tax scheme.

CARRIED

 

 

15

Public feedback on proposal to make new navigation rules

 

Note:   the following clauses b) and c) was moved as a chair’s recommendation replacing the original clause b) and adding a new clause c) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/34

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Chairperson A White:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the public feedback on the proposal to make a new Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau Ture ā-Rohe Urungi Āhuru 2021 / Auckland Council Navigation Safety Bylaw 2021 and associated controls as attached to this agenda report.

b)        request the Bylaw Panel support the majority view of the public feedback and not increase the maximum speed limit on the Waitemata, as per proposal one.

c)         request the Bylaw Panel also consider that any new rules with regards to the Tamaki River entrance include an extension of the existing prohibition of set nets within the river.

d)      appoint Member B Kendall to present the views in b) and c) to the Bylaw Panel on 7 May 2021.

e)      delegate authority to the local board chair to appoint replacement(s) to the persons in c) should an appointed member be unable to present to the Bylaw Panel on 7 May 2021.

CARRIED

 


 

 

16

Highbrook Park Trust Disestablishment

 

Edward Siddle, Principal Advisor – CCO / External Partnerships was in attendance to speak to this report.

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

 

Resolution number HW/2021/35

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      defer this item until the queries raised at the meeting have been satisfied with regards to the Highbrook Park Trust Board’s feedback on the recommendation to disestablish the Highbrook Park Trust as of 30 June 2021.

b)      request a meeting with the Highbrook Park Trust Board for them to personally thank them for the achievement and vision of its members in developing a great park in Tāmaki Makaurau.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Review of the Code of Conduct - draft revised code

 

Resolution number HW/2021/36

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      support the proposed revised draft Auckland Council Code of Conduct to be adopted by the Governing Body.

CARRIED

 

 

18

Statement of proposal to amend the Animal Management Bylaw and controls

 

Note:   Attachment A of the agenda report was incorrect and the corrected version has now been provided. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/37

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      support the draft statement of proposal in Attachment A of this agenda report to amend the Auckland Council Animal Management Bylaw 2015 and associated controls for public consultation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 April 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 18 - Statement of proposal to amend the Animal Management Bylaw and controls - Attachment A

 


 

 

19

Proposal to make a new Public Trading and Events Bylaw

 

Resolution number HW/2021/38

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      support the draft Statement of Proposal in Attachment A of this agenda report to make a new Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau Ture ā-rohe Tauhokohoko, Takunetanga, me ngā Whakaahua i ngā Wāhi Marea 2022 / Auckland Council Public Trading, Events and Filming Bylaw 2022 for public consultation.

CARRIED

 

 

20

Howick Sport and Recreation Initiatives Fund 2020/2021

 

Resolution number HW/2021/39

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Member P Young:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      allocate the Howick Sport and Recreation Initiatives Fund for the 2020/2021 financial year as follows:

i)     Pakuranga Rugby Club for the Howick Sports Awards: $21,000

ii)    Sport Auckland for programme delivery: $42,000

iii)   Howick Gymnastics to assist with rent payments $42,000.

CARRIED

 

 

21

Auckland Council’s Performance Report: Howick Local Board for November 2020 to February 2021

 

Resolution number HW/2021/40

MOVED by Member D Collings, seconded by Member B Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the performance report for November 2020 to February 2021.

b)      reallocate $98,000 from the 'Community Response Fund' activity (Arts, Community and Events work programme ID 2336) into the ‘Community Grants Howick’ activity (Arts, Community and Events work programme ID 732).

c)      note the activity description change for the Howick Litter Intelligence programme (Infrastructure and Environmental Services work programme ID 1553).

d)      note the activity description and associated budget changes for the Howick Stream Improvement Programme (Infrastructure and Environmental Services work programme ID 1556).

CARRIED

 


 

 

22

Draft Statement of Expectations for Council-controlled Organisations

 

Note:   the following was moved as a chair’s motion amending the original report recommendation.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/41

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      delegate authority to Chairperson Adele White and Deputy Chairperson John Spiller of Howick Local Board to provide feedback on the draft Statement of Expectations, prepared in accordance with s64B of the Local Government Act 2002.

CARRIED

 

 

23

Approval for seven new road names for Stages 14, 15A and 15B at the Donegal Glen development in Flat Bush

 

Note:   changes to the original motion were made amending clause b) with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/42

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      approve the name Bushfield Drive for the new extension (‘Road A’) to an existing public road within Stages 14, 15A and 15B at the Donegal Glen development in Flat Bush, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent reference BUN60356333 and SUB60356335).

b)      approve six names for the following new roads within Stages 14, 15A and 15B at the Donegal Glen development in Flat Bush, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60356333 and SUB60356335):

i)       Road 1: Koromeke Street

ii)      Road 2: Crossgar Road

iii)     Road 3: Tullymore Drive (applicant preferred name)

iv)     Road 4: Uru Drive

v)      COAL 1: Brackloon Lane (applicant preferred name)

vi)     COAL 2: Ballyalton Crescent (applicant preferred name).

CARRIED

 


 

 

24

Approval to rename five new roads in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush

 

Resolution number HW/2021/43

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      rescind resolution HW/2020/59 to name the public road (ROAD 3) Southridge Road’ in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

b)      rescind resolution HW/2020/59 to name the public road (ROAD 6) Morena Street’ in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

c)      rescind resolution HW/2020/59 to name the public road (ROAD 7) ‘Grand Ridge Avenue’ in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

d)      rescind resolution HW/2020/59 to name the public road (COAL 1) ‘Ridgehill Rise’ in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

e)      approve the name Southridge Road for the two public roads (ROAD 3 and ROAD 14) in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

f)       approve the name Grand Ridge Avenue for the public road (ROAD 7) in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

g)      approve the name Ridgehill Rise for the public roads (ROAD 16 and ROAD 17) in Stage 2 of the Bremner Ridge development in Flat Bush (Council reference BUN60082683 and SUB60300672), in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974.

CARRIED

 


 

 

Rescind or alter resolution

After Member B Kendall raised the motion to revisit Item 17 due to not having the opportunity when the item was being heard to raise his queries, the Howick Local Board voted on whether or not to reconsider the resolution for Item 17 – Review of the Code of Conduct – draft revised code

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         agree to defer the Board’s feedback until their request for further training on the Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest is provided. In addition to including feedback provided at the 10 March 2021 workshop with the Board being brought to light and to be incorporated into the resolution.

The local board voted via a show of hands for those present and voices for those attending via electronic link.

The motion was declared LOSt by 6 votes to 3.

Note:   the original decsion for Item 17 – was unchanged.

 

 

25

Proposal to amend the 2019-2022 Howick Local Board meeting schedule

 

Resolution number HW/2021/44

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)            maintain the status quo and continue meeting on Monday’s at 6pm.

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

For

Member K Bungard

Member D Collings

Member B Kendall

Member M Turinsky

Member B Wichman

Against

Member B Burns

Deputy Chairperson J Spiller

Chairperson A White

Member P Young

Abstained

 

The motion was declared carried by 5 votes to 4.

CARRIED

 

 

26

Workshop records

 

Resolution number HW/2021/45

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Member K Bungard:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the workshop records for workshops held on 4, 11, 18 and 25 March 2021 and included as attachments to the agenda report.

CARRIED

 


 

 

27

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number HW/2021/46

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the governance forward work calendar included as Attachment A of the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

 

28        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

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

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Howick Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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