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, 17 May 2021 at 6.01pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Adele White

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Spiller

 

Members

Katrina Bungard

Via electronic link

 

Bo Burns

 

 

David Collings

 

 

Bruce Kendall

 

 

Mike Turinsky

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

Peter Young, JP

Via electronic link

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

17 May 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Member P Young declared an interest in Item 13Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Round Two 2020/2021 grant allocations clause c) allocations clause b) LG2107-316 - Muskaan Care Trust New Zealand.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2021/55

MOVED by Member K Bungard, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 6 May 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

Auckland Kindergarten Association

 

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/2021/56

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from the Auckland Kindergarten Association and thank them for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 May 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 8.1 - Deputations, Auckland Kindergarten Association presentation

b     17 May 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 8.1 - Deputations, Auckland Kindergarten Association handout

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Howick Residents & Ratepayers Association - Crawford Reserve trees and view

 

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/2021/57

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          thank the Howick Residents & Ratepayers Association for their attendance.

b)          request Community Facilities provide advice to the Board on this matter.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 May 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 9.1 - Public Forum, Howick Residents & Ratepayers Association - Crawford Reserve trees and view

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

This item was taken after Item 22 due to a member raising a request for consideration of an extraordinary item during the meeting.

 


 

 

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/2021/58

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the chairperson’s written report.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 May  2021, Howick Local Board, Item 11 - Chairperson's report

 

 

12

Governing Body Member update

 

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/2021/59

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the written report from Cr Paul Young and Cr Sharon Stewart QSM.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 May 2021, Howick Local Board, Item 12 - Governing Body Member update

 


 

 

13

Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multiboard Round Two 2020/2021 grant allocations

 

Marion Davies, Grants & Incentives Manager was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Member P Young declared an interest in clause c) LG2107-316 Muskaan Care Trust New Zealand and took no part in the discussion or voting on the matter.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/60

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Local Grants Round Three 2020/2021 listed in the following table:

Table One: Howick Local Grants Round Three 2020/2021 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2107-301

Botany Downs Secondary College

Arts and culture

Towards professional tutor and supervision fees to develop and deliver kapa haka workshops for college students

$3000.00

Part-fund $1500

LG2107-302

The Howick and Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Community

Towards installation of two heat pumps in the visitor and research centres of the Howick Historical Village

$4500.00

Fund

LG2107-304

Neighbourhood Support New Zealand Incorporated

Community

Towards supermarket vouchers for neighbourhood support street coordinators to promote and support community street events

$3000.00

Fund

LG2107-307

Auckland Seniors Support and Caring Group Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards venue hire at East View Baptist Church, office hire and festival food costs for the Chinese Support and Caring Group

$5000.00

Part-fund $1000

LG2107-308

Botany Chinese Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire, tai chi coaching, audio speaker purchase and festival performance fees promoting community residents' fitness and entertainment activities

$8413.00

Part-fund $2000

LG2107-309

New Zealand Love Dance Association Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards studio hire, choreography, promotions and administration fees

$5660.00

Part-fund $1000

LG2107-310

East Skate Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the purchase of sport and safety equipment, portable ramps and facilitation of “learn to skate” programmes across the ward

$14,168.00

Part-fund $7000

LG2107-311

Botany Downs Primary School Board of Trustees

Arts and culture

Towards the purchase of replacement Kapa Haka uniforms

$5950.00

Part-fund $1000

LG2107-313

Te Tahawai Marae Komiti Incorporated

Community

Towards the purchase and installation of two gas cylinders for heating bathroom and kitchen water and the four toilets

$6734.92

Part-fund $1700

LG2107-314

Life Education Trust Counties Manukau

Community

Towards the delivery of the applicant's health and well-being programme covering running costs of the mobile classrooms including educational resources, insurances and teachers' salaries

$24,694.60

Part-fund $12,000

LG2107-315

Shelly Park Cruising Club Incorporated

Historic Heritage

Towards the purchase and installation of three historical story boards around the club grounds and entry to the Mangemangeroa walkway

$3520.00

Fund

LG2107-318

New Zealand China Education Development Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire, an audio visual package and sound system, advertising, printing and copying, photography and video, operational costs

$12,515.20

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-319

Te Tuhi Contemporary Art Trust

Arts and culture

Towards the purchase and installation of a heat pump and fan, including electrical materials and wiring

$5630.00

Fund

LG2107-320

South East Auckland Senior Citizens Association Incorporated

Events

Towards Diwali celebration costs including venue hire, hall setup and decorations, rubbish removal, entertainment, equipment hire and hiring of performers

$6000.00

Part-fund $3000

LG2107-321

Howick Gymnastic Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the schools’ gymnastics competition entry fees and training sessions for 20 local schools

$9160.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-322

The Diocese of Auckland - Howick Parish

Arts and culture

Towards assistance with artists fees to deliver “Thursdays @ Seven” concerts 21 times a year

$3400.00

Fund

LG2107-323

Communicare-Civilian Maimed Association (Auckland)

Community

Towards venue hire of the Pakuranga Community Friendship Centre, from 1 June 2021 to 31 May 2022

$2509.57

Part-fund $2453

LG2107-324

Howick Tourism Incorporated trading as East Auckland Tourism

Community

Towards design and printing of 10,000 new Howick and East Auckland Tourism maps, 12 months advertising on the “times.co.nz” website and 12 months fees for the East Auckland application

$10,000.00

Part-fund $5000

LG2107-325

Howick Tourism Incorporated trading as East Auckland Tourism

Community

Towards six months maintenance of the search engine optimisation and advertising and updating the East Auckland Tourism website

$6000.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-326

The Howick Golf Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards an upgrade to security lighting around the clubroom building and facilities

$8387.85

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-329

Howick Tourism Incorporated trading as East Auckland Tourism

Community

Towards the 2021 and 2022 social media strategy and campaigns

$30,000.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-330

Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the purchase of two branded gazebos

$4921.74

Fund

LG2107-331

New Zealand Overseas Chinese Culture and Arts Centre Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards venue hire and a lighting system for the 2021 New Zealand International Youth Dance Festival at SkyCity Theatre

$15,000.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-333

Point View Heritage Society Incorporated

Community

Towards a contribution to the hardware costs and purchase of nine number plate recognition security cameras

$3000.00

Decline

This application was declined due to this being retrospective and therefore ineligible

LG2107-335

Auckland Ice Figure Skating Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards venue hire for development ice skating sessions from 26 July to 10 October 2021

$15,000.00

Part-fund $7500

LG2107-336

Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust

Community

Towards the purchase and installation of a heat pump and carpet at Howick Plunket

$4351.34

Fund

with confirmation of the future of their building

LG2107-337

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Community

Towards the Howick area share of Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust annual costs

$5000.00

Fund

LG2107-338

Cockle Bay Tennis Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards coaching fees for school holiday coaching programmes

$6250.00

Part-fund $4000

LG2107-339

Howick Pakuranga Hockey Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards coaching fees for coaching mentoring and forums for youth leadership and women's coaching

$5680.00

Part-fund $5000

LG2107-341

Howick Hornets Rugby League Football Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards replacement of the public address and loudspeaker system

$8196.29

Part-fund $8000

LG2107-342

Auckland Rowing Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards funding of insurance premium to cover material damage and third-party liability for the all-tide pontoon

$11,335.50

Part-fund $1000

LG2107-343

CrossNet Incorporated

Community

Towards development and provision of an online toolkit, customised school portal and online communications to support the youth resilience programme “eXTEND”

$16,875.00

Part-fund $5000

LG2107-344

Howick Tourism Incorporated trading as East Auckland Tourism

Community

Towards six months part funding for the coordinator salary

$5000.00

Fund

LG2107-345

Highland Park Community Creche Incorporated

Community

Towards annual rent costs covering the period 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022

$18,550.00

Part-fund $2000

LG2107-346

Uxbridge Community Projects Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the purchase of an additional six flip-top tables to facilitate community meeting spaces

$3244.40

Part-fund $1500

LG2107-347

Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust

Environment

Towards the purchase and delivery of 500 native plants and 30 classroom recycling bins for schools and preschools in Howick, and operational administration costs

$6356.25

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

LG2107-348

Pakuranga Athletic Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the purchase of a large gazebo

$3540.00

Part-fund $2000

LG2107-350

Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust

Community

Towards operational expenses for the elder support programme including transport costs, venue hire, celebrations and recreation

$5647.83

Part-fund $3000

LG2107-351

Pakuranga-Rahihi Playcentre

Community

Towards purchasing “child height” junk play tables, carpentry table, hot glue guns, tools and consumables

$3000.00

Part-fund $1000

LG2107-352

New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education Limited

Community

Towards subsidies for gifted children to attend “MindPlus Auckland East”

$6000.00

Part-fund $3000

LG2107-353

Dance Therapy NZ

Arts and culture

Towards the delivery of the “STARS Pakuranga” workshops between July and December 2021, including venue hire, facilitation, coordination, supervision, client support and liaison, equipment and administration costs

$8000.00

Part-fund $3000

LG2107-354

Auckland Bone and Stone Carving Academy Limited

Arts and culture

Towards payment for a lead facilitator, co-facilitator, administration and photography over five workshops

$6000.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

Total

 

 

 

$339,641.49

$119,976.08

CARRIED

 

Resolution number HW/2021/61

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

That the Howick Local Board:

b)        agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Multi Board Round Two 2020/2021 listed in the following table:

Table Two: Howick Multi Board Round Two 2020/2021 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

MB2021-206

Shakthi Seniors Charitable Trust Incorporated

Community

Towards transport, venue hire, administration, facilitators, volunteers and catering at Anchorage Park School Community Hall from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022

$8000.00

Part-fund $1500

MB2021-209

New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust

Arts and culture

Towards artistic costs and fees for the development of “2021 Tāmaki Tour” and associated workshops

$3000.00

Fund

MB2021-211

Auckland Events Company Limited

Events

Towards the logistic costs to deliver the “Food Truck Series” event at various locations between September 2021 and April 2022

$3636.00

Part-fund $3000

MB2021-214

Auckland Softball Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards operating expenses for the Auckland Softball Association

$3000.00

Part-fund $1000

MB2021-220

Shivarchan Senior Citizens Association

Community

Towards venue hire at Shiva Hall from 1 June 2021 to 31 December 2021

$5000.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

MB2021-221

Habitat for Humanity Northern Region Limited

Community

Towards heating items, volunteer costs and transport for whanau winter warming packs from 1 June 2021 to 30 September 2021

$2000.00

Fund

MB2021-229

The StarJam Charitable Trust

Community

Towards tutor fees, coordinator salary and levies, venue hire, equipment, resources, and training

$4000.00

Part-fund $3000

MB2021-234

Manukau Beijing Opera Society Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the venue hire to host the Auckland Beijing Opera Show at the Hawkins Theatre on 16 October 2021

$500.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

MB2021-240

Empowerment Trust (previously Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower Trust)

Community

Towards the facilitation and delivery costs to deliver the "Kidpower programme" including the resources kit for schools in the local board area

$5644.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

MB2021-243

Anxiety New Zealand Trust

Community

Towards the salary of the helpline manager, programme coordinator, a registered psychologist, and community educator, and two intern psychologists to deliver a series of community workshops from July 2021 to May 2022

$5625.00

Part-fund $5000

MB2021-246

Age Concern Auckland Incorporated

Community

Towards salary costs, office overheads, room and equipment hire, meeting and catering, and volunteer expenses

$10,000.00

Part-fund $5000

MB2021-247

Roopa Aur Aap Charitable Trust

Community

Towards professional counselling services

$3300.00

Part-fund $1000

MB2021-253

KidsCan Charitable Trust

Community

Towards programme items food, raincoats, shoes and socks for children attending KidsCan low decile partner schools within the Auckland region

$5000.00

Part-fund $2000

MB2021-259

Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust

Community

Towards the transport cost of running an elderly support programme

$5000.00

Decline

Grant application does not align as strongly to Howick Grant Programme priorities as other applications received in this round

Total

 

 

 

$63,705.00

$26,500.00

CARRIED

 

Resolution number HW/2021/62

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

That the Howick Local Board:

c)         agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Multi Board Round Two 2020/2021 listed in the following table:

Table Three: Howick Multi Board Round Two 2020/2021 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2107-316

Muskaan Care Trust New Zealand

Arts and culture

Towards venue hire, fees for the instructor and project coordinator time, travel expenses, radio advertising, volunteer costs, trainer fees for activated community members with leadership skills

$14,950

Part-fund $3000

Total

 

 

 

$14,950.00

$3000.00

CARRIED

 


 

 

14

Ara Tai Reserve - Bucklands Beach Yacht Club (BBYC) car park lease exploration

 

Steve Owens, Parks & Places Specialist and David Barker, Parks & Places Team Leader were in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/63

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      approve entering into lease negotiations with Bucklands Beach Yacht Club to establish a lease with a commercial element for up to 66 car park spaces (within zone E shown in Figure One of the agenda report) for the specific purpose of car parking and a community based lease element for approx. 22 car park spaces (located immediately to the east of zone E) allocated specifically for the purpose of dinghy storage.

b)      grant a ten-year lease (five plus five-years) with no automatic right of renewal to Bucklands Beach Yacht Club.

c)      approve a 4-hour parking restriction from 6am-4pm Monday to Friday to the remaining car park spaces adjacent to the club facility (shown as zone E in Figure One of the agenda report) that fall outside of any future lease agreement.

d)      allocate $10,000 LDI opex budget from the 2020/2021 ‘Community Grants Howick’ activity (Arts, Community and Events work programme ID 732) to fund the classification of the relevant land parcels to ‘local purpose community facilities and parking reserve’ and to fund a valuation to inform the commercial component of the proposed lease agreement.

CARRIED

 

Note:   pursuant to Standing Order 1.9.7, the following local board members requested their dissenting vote be recorded:

·         Member B Burns

·         Member B Kendall

·         Member M Turinsky

 

 

15

Howick Playground Mapping Document

 

Steve Owens, Parks & Places Specialist was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/64

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      adopt the Howick Playground Mapping Analysis and Advice Document (2021) as the guiding document to assist informed decision making on playspace development priorities included as Attachment A of the agenda report.

CARRIED

 


 

 

 

16

Options for community management of 91 Picton Street, Howick – Howick Information Service

 

Kat Teirney, Manager Service Improvement was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/65

MOVED by Member D Collings, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      approve an Expression of Interest process inviting community organisations to propose either:

i)       managing access to the venue through a contract for service

ii)      delivering services through a community lease, as suited to the venue and location.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Endorsing Business Improvement District (BID) targeted rates for 2021/2022

 

Resolution number HW/2021/66

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Member B Burns:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      recommend to the Governing Body the setting of the targeted rates for inclusion in the Annual Budget 2021/2022 for the following Business Improvement District (BID) programmes:

i)       $179,390 for Howick Village Association.

ii)      $545,000 for Greater East Tāmaki Business Association.

CARRIED

 

 

18

Local Board Views on Plan Change 60 - Open Space (2020) and Other Rezoning Matters

 

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

 

Resolution number HW/2021/67

MOVED by Member D Collings, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      defer this item until local board views can be formulated at a workshop and resubmit this item at a future business meeting for these views to be formalised.

b)      appoint Member D Collings to speak to the local board views at a hearing on Plan Change 60.

c)      delegate authority to the chairperson of the Howick Local Board to make a replacement appointment in the event the local board member appointed in resolution b) is unable to attend the plan change hearing.

CARRIED

 


 

 

19

Economic Development Action Plan: Draft for feedback

 

Resolution number HW/2021/68

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the draft Economic Development Action Plan: Council’s role in Auckland’s recovery 2021-24.

b)      delegate authority to Member B Burns to provide Howick Local Board feedback by 14 June 2021 for consideration in the final draft Economic Development Action Plan: Council’s role in Auckland’s recovery 2021-24.

CARRIED

 

 

20

Approval for a new private road name at 197 Botany Road, Howick

 

Note:   changes to the original motion were made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/69

MOVED by Member B Kendall, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      approve the name Caddie Lane for the new private road created by way of development to establish a retirement village at 197 Botany Road, Howick, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60342419).

CARRIED

 

 

21

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number HW/2021/70

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, 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

 

 

22

Workshop records

 

Resolution number HW/2021/71

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the workshop records for workshops held on 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 April 2021 and included as attachments to the agenda report.

CARRIED

 


 

 

Note: Member D Collings raised an item of extraordinary business at this point.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

10.1

Extraordinary Business: Safety issues with recent traffic management controls at the Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road intersection

 

Resolution number HW/2021/72

MOVED by Member D Collings, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         consider an extraordinary item “Safety issues with recent traffic management controls at the Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road intersection” at Item 23 – Consideration of Extraordinary Items of this agenda, noting:

i)          the reason the matter was not on the agenda is that the matter came to light during the meeting where Member D Collings realised there was not an Auckland Transport Monthly update report on the agenda, and

ii)         the reason why the matter cannot be delayed until a subsequent meeting is due to Member D Collings’ desire for the item to be considered at this meeting instead of being delayed to a subsequent meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

23        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

23.1

Safety issues with recent traffic management controls at the Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road intersection

 

Resolution number HW/2021/73

MOVED by Member D Collings, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         raise concerns that the recent traffic management controls for the intersection at Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road were, in their opinion inadequate as noted at the 19 April 2021 Howick Local Board meeting in particular, where moving three lanes of traffic in a right hand movement prior to the intersection with and entering Pakuranga Road.

b)        request Auckland Transport investigate the traffic management controls put in place at the Ti Rakau Drive and Pakuranga Road intersection and report back to the Howick Local Board on this matter.

c)         ensure there will be no further undue risk of safety to residents during the Eastern Busway project and other large scale transport works within the Howick Local Board area going forward.

CARRIED

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

7.50 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:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:.......................................................