Waitematā Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Waitematā Local Board held in the Waitematā Local Board Office, Ground Floor, 52 Swanson Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 4.30pm.

 

present

 

Chair

Richard Northey, (ONZM)

 

Deputy Chair

Alexandra Bonham

 

Members

Adriana Avendano Christie

 

 

Graeme Gunthorp

 

 

Kerrin Leoni

 

 

Julie Sandilands

 

 

Sarah Trotman, (ONZM)

 

 


Waitematā Local Board

04 May 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

            Chair Richard Northey opened the meeting with a karakia and welcomed all those present.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

 

5          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

6          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

7          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

8          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

9          Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

Item 10 – Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback and input into the 10-year budget 2021/2031 was considered after item 11- Decsion-making responsibilities policy.

 

11

Decision-making responsibilities policy

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/80

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member J Sandilands:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         endorse most of the draft Decision-making Responsibilities of Auckland Council’s Governing Body and local boards policy.

b)        regarding recommendation (b)(i) in the policy resolution, urge that local boards be delegated responsibility and approval for developing and approving area plans for areas entirely in their board area, provided the governing body is given the opportunity to make its views known on such plans

c)        regarding recommendation (e) in the policy resolution, urge that the idea of scoping a review of the role of the governing body in regional governance not be pursued.

CARRIED

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 1.9.7, Member S Trotman requested her dissenting vote be recorded.

 

 

10

Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback and input into the 10-year Budget 2021-2031

 

A document was tabled and a copy will be placed in the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Caroline Teh, Local Board Advisor was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:   

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive consultation feedback on the proposed Waitematā Local Board priorities and activities for 2021/2022 and key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031.

b)      receive consultation feedback on regional topics in the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 from people and organisations based in the Waitematā local board area.

c)      approve its priority and other 2021/2022 advocacy initiatives for inclusion (as an appendix) to its 2021/2022 Local Board Agreement

d)      provide the board’s agreed attached input on regional topics in the proposed 10-year Budget 2021-2031 to the Governing Body.

 

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/81

MOVED by Member J Sandilands, seconded by Member G Gunthorp:  an amendment to:

 

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         edit the tabled local board feedback Key issue - Community Investment  to read:

“strongly support the retention of the same net numbers of operating libraries,      pools and community centres”

CARRIED

 

Member S Trotman abstained from voting in the above resolution.

 

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham, seconded by Member KL Leoni:   an amendment to edit the tabled local board feedback:

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         add to the end of paragraph  7 in the Context:

“ note: C40 cities requested climate change plans be enfolded in the LTP and to approve plans that do not meet our climate change targets raises a legal and reputational risk to council”.

 

b)         to add to key issue - Rating Policy:

“but it should only become payable on subdivision and sale so as not to incentivise green fields sprawl”.

 

 

The motion was taken in parts.

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/82

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         add to the end of paragraph  7 under the Context:

“note: c40 cities requested climate change plans be enfolded in the LTP and to approve plans that do not meet our climate change targets raises a legal and reputational risk to council”

 

CARRIED

 

Member S Trotman abstained from voting in the above resolution.

 

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         add to Key issue - Rating Policy:

“but it should only become payable on subdivision and sale so as not to incentivise green fields sprawl”.

The motion was put to the vote by a show of hands and was LOST by 5 votes to 1.

LOST

 

Member S Trotman abstained from voting in the above resolution.

 

A further change to the tabled local board feedback was made with the agreement of the meeting.

 

The substantive motion was put and declared.

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/83

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         receive consultation feedback on the proposed Waitematā Local Board priorities and activities for 2021/2022 and key advocacy initiatives for 2021-2031

b)      receive consultation feedback on regional topics in the 10-year Budget 2021-2031 from people and organisations based in the Waitematā local board area

c)      approve its priority and other 2021/2022 advocacy initiatives for inclusion (as an appendix) to its 2021/2022 Local Board Agreement

d)      provide the board’s agreed attached input on regional topics in the proposed 10-year Budget 2021-2031 to the Governing Body

e)      edit the tabled local board feedback Key issue - Community Investment  to read:

strongly support the retention of the same net numbers of operating libraries, pools and community centres”

f)      add to the end of paragraph  7 under the Context:

“note: c40 cities requested climate change plans be enfolded in the LTP and to approve plans that do not meet our climate change targets raises a legal and reputational risk to council”

 

 

CARRIED

 

Pursuant to Standing Order 1.9.7, Member S Trotman requested her dissenting vote to clause d) be recorded.

 

Attachments

a     4 May 2021 Waitematā  Local Board Item 10: Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback and input into the 10-year Budget 2021-2031, Waitematā input recommendations LTP 2021/2031.

 

 

12        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

5.13 pm                                              The Chair 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 Waitematā Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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