Waitematā Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waitematā Local Board held in the Waitematā Local Board Office, Ground Floor, 52 Swanson Street, Auckland on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 at 1.00pm.

 

present

 

Chair

Richard Northey, (ONZM)

 

Deputy Chair

Alexandra Bonham

 

Members

Adriana Avendano Christie

 

 

Graeme Gunthorp

 

 

Kerrin Leoni

 

 

Julie Sandilands

 

 

Sarah Trotman, (ONZM)

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Ward Councillor

Pippa Coom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Waitematā Local Board

18 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

 

Chair R Northey, member A A Christie and member J Sandilands declared an interest in item 13: Waitematā Accommodation Support Fund 2020/2021 grant allocations.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/84

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         confirm the minutes of its ordinary meeting, held on Tuesday, 20 April 2021, as a true and correct record.

b)        Confirm the minutes of its extraordinary meeting, held on Tuesday, 4 May 2021, as  a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

Under Standing Order 1.9.7 Member S Trotman requested her dissenting vote to a) be recorded.

 

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

Deputation - Sally-Anne Kerr and Trish Reade from the Auckland Performing Arts Centre (TAPAC)

 

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

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/85

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member ST Trotman:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the presentation and thank Trish Reade and Sally-Anne Kerr, Executive Director TAPAC for their attendance, and Sally-Anne for her great work at TAPAC.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 8: Deputation - Sally-Anne Kerr and Trish Reade from the Auckland Performing Arts Centre (TAPAC)

 

8.2

Deputation - Soala Wilson and Lisa Prager

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/86

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member G Gunthorp:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the presentation and thank Soala Wilson, Grant Allen and Lisa Prager for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Item 11 – Ward Councillor’s report was taken after item 8.2 – Deputation.

 

11

Ward Councillor's report

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/87

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member G Gunthorp:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the written report and verbal update from the Waitematā and Gulf Ward Councillor, Pippa Coom.

CARRIED

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Public Forum: Gael Baldock to speak about Western Springs mail drop

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/88

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         thank Gael Baldock for her presentation and attendance at the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

 

9.2

Public Forum: Annie Coney to speak about behavior

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/89

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         thank Annie Coney for her presentation and attendance at the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

9.3

Public Forum: Boopsie Maran to speak about Travelwise school support

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/90

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member ST Trotman:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         thank Boopsie Maran for her presentation and attendance at the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

 

9.4

Public Forum: Keith McConnell on transparency

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/91

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         thank Keith McConnel for his attendance and presentation at the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

The meeting adjourned at 2.32pm and reconvened at 2.42pm.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

Item 11 – Ward Councillor report was taken prior to item 9 – Public Forum.

 

12

Auckland Transport – Regional Land Transport Programme 2021

 

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

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/92

MOVED by Member G Gunthorp, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         approve the tabled local board feedback on the Regional Land Transport Programme 2021.

b)        appoint member G Gunthorp, deputy chair A Bonham and chair R Northey to present feedback to the June 3 Planning Committee.

CARRIED

 

Under Standing Order 1.9.3 Member S Trotman abstained from voting on the above resolution.

 

Attachments

a     18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 12: Auckland Transport - Regional Land Transport Programme 2021: Waitematā Local Board feedback on RLTP

b     18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 12: Auckland Transport - Regional Land Transport Programme 2021: Draft RLTP - Map extract - WLB

c    18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 12: Auckland Transport - Regional Land Transport Programme 2021: project extract

d    18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 12: Auckland Transport - Regional Land Transport Programme 2021: Interim Public feedback as at 16 April 2021

e     18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 12: Auckland Transport - Regional Land Transport Programme 2021: extract of outcomes

f     18 May 2021 Waitematā Local Board Item 12: Auckland Transport - Regional Land Transport Programme 2021: Waitematā Local Board resolution 20 April 2021

 

 

13

Waitematā Accommodation Support Fund 2020/2021 grant allocations

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/93

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member G Gunthorp:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)    approve the following applications received for the Waitematā Accommodation Support Fund 2020/2021, listed in Table One.

Application ID

Organisation 

Accommodation Location

Amount approved

ASF202101

Te Karanga Charitable Trust

169 Karangahape Rd
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$9,000.00

ASF202103

Nightsong

283 Karangahape Rd
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$4,000.00

ASF202105

Auckland Writers' and Readers' Festival Charitable Trust

Suite 9A Wellesley Centre
44-52 Wellesley Street
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$3,500.00

ASF202107

The Yes And Trust

51 MacKelvie St
Auckland Central
Grey Lynn Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$9,000.00

ASF202108

The New Zealand Comedy Trust

Level 1
321 Queen Street
Auckland CBD Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$7,000.00

ASF202109

Massive Company Trust

Suite 2, Level 2, 10 New North Rd
Villa Dalmacija building
Eden Terrace Auckland 1022
New Zealand

$2,880.00

ASF202111

Artspace (Aotearoa) Trust

292 Karangahape Rd
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$8,000.00

ASF202112

Show Me Shorts Film Festival Trust Board

147 Great North Rd
Grey Lynn Auckland 1021
New Zealand

$5,000.00

ASF202114

Body Positive Incorporated

1/3 Poynton Ter
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$10,000.00

ASF202115

The Basement Theatre Trust

Level 1, 323 Queen Street
Auckland City Auckland 1141
New Zealand

$5,750.00

ASF202116

Raukatauri Music Therapy Trust

5 Carlton Gore Rd
Symonds Street
Grafton Auckland 1023
New Zealand

$2,000.00

ASF202118

The New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust

113 Wellesley St W
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$5,000.00

ASF202119

The Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

4 Maunsell Rd
Parnell Auckland 1052
New Zealand

$3,000.00

ASF202120

Indian Ink Trust

Level 1, 323 Queen Street
Auckland Central
Auckland  1010
New Zealand

$4,750.00

ASF202121

Auckland Regional Migrant Services Charitable Trust

Level 2, 8 Virginia Ave East
Eden Terrace Auckland 1021
New Zealand

$3,000.00

ASF202122

Audio Foundation

4 Poynton Ter
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$5,000.00

ASF202123

Objectspace

13 Rose Rd
Grey Lynn Auckland 1021
New Zealand

$3,000.00

ASF202124

Auckland Youth Orchestra Inc.

C/- St Peter's College Music Department
23 Mountain Rd
Grafton Auckland 1023
New Zealand

$1,800.00

ASF202125

The Actors` Program

283 Karangahape Rd
Newton Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$3,000.00

ASF202126

Rainbow Youth Incorporated

11 Edinburgh St
Level 1
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$10,000.00

ASF202127

The Grey Lynn Business Association

Halsey St
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$1,500.00

ASF202129

Action Education Incorporated

13 Maidstone St
Grey Lynn Auckland 1021
New Zealand

$1,500.00

ASF202130

Fun and Games Toy Library Incorporated

446 Parnell Rd
Parnell Auckland 1052
New Zealand

$4,000.00

ASF202132

K' Road Chronicle

Great North Rd
Western Springs Auckland 1022
New Zealand

$1,820.00

Total

$113,500.00

 

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/94

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

Member AA Christie declared an interest in the grant applications and took no part in discussion or voting on the following:

·         ASF202117Hackland Incorporated as she is a member.

 

That the Waitematā Local Board:

b)    approve the following applications received for the Waitematā Accommodation Support Fund 2020/2021, listed in Table Two.

Application ID

Organisation 

Accommodation Location

Amount approved

ASF202117

Hackland Incorporated

21 Newton Rd
Grey Lynn Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$4,000.00

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/95

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

 

Member J Sandilands declared an interest in the grant applications and took no part in discussion or voting on the following:

·         ASF202102 - NZ Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc as she was a member

That the Waitematā Local Board:

c)    approve the following applications received for the Waitematā Accommodation Support Fund 2020/2021, listed in Table Three.

Application ID

Organisation 

Accommodation Location

Amount approved

ASF202102

NZ Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ) Inc

Level 6,
21 Como Street,
Takapuna. Auckland 0626
New Zealand

$1,500.00

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/96

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:  

 

Chair R Northey declared an interest in the grant application and took no part in the discussion or voting on the following:

·         ASF202110 - The Auckland YMCA Marathon Club Inc. as he is a Member of the Auckland YMCA Fitness centre where the marathon Club is based.

·         ASF202128 - The Foundation for Peace Studies Aotearoa/New Zealand (The Peace Foundation) as he Chairs a Peace Foundation Committee and is a Patron.

The Chair, R Northey vacated the chair in favour of Deputy Chair A Bonham at 3.08pm

That the Waitematā Local Board:

d)    approve the following applications received for the Waitematā Accommodation Support Fund 2020/2021, listed in Table Four.

Application ID

Organisation 

Accommodation Location

Amount approved

ASF202110

The Auckland YMCA Marathon Club Inc.

149 Greys Ave
Auckland Central Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$3,000.00

ASF202128

The Foundation for Peace Studies Aotearoa/New Zealand (The Peace Foundation)

78 Pitt Street
Level 2
CBD Auckland 1010
New Zealand

$3,000.00

Total

$6,000.00

 

Deputy Chair A Bonham vacated the chair. Chair, R Northey resumed the chair at 3.09pm

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

14

Waitemata Local Board Local Grants and Multiboard Round Two 2020/2021 grant allocations

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/97

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      approve the applications received for the Waitematā Local Grants Round Two, listed in Table One.

Application ID

Organisation

Requested funding for

Amount approved

LG2120-204

Melissa Ramdin

Towards buying food containers, cups and cutlery for the “Ladies that cook for our homeless street family” project

$1,000.00

LG2120-210

Auckland University Fencing Club Incorporated

Towards venue hire and coaches for 14 weeks

$1,560.00

LG2120-216

St Columba Anglican Church and Community Centre

Towards the purchase of tables and chairs for the community centre

$3,000.00

LG2120-218

Doughnut Economics Advocates New Zealand (DEANZ)

Towards installing three composting bins at the south-western corner of Newton Central School for the urban composting and community garden project

$5,000.00

LG2120-222

Point Chevalier Social Enterprise Trust

Towards the upgrade of the Māori Hall

$5,000.00

LG2120-223

Action Education

Towards the cost to run a spoken word workshop including travel, administration, supervision, equipment and resources

$2,000.00

LG2120-224

Carers New Zealand Trust

Towards providing resources for carers and the vulnerable in the Waitematā Local Board area

$5,000.00

LG2120-226

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Foundation (NZSOF)

Towards the venue hire for NZSO's Festival concerts including 'Ngā Hihi O Matariki' at the Auckland Town Hall

$3,500.00

LG2120-227

Show Me Shorts Film Festival Trust Board

Towards the cost of programming, printed promotional collateral, event and venue costs for staging the opening night and the awards night

$2,500.00

LG2120-230

Kelmarna Community Garden Trust

Towards a market garden, growing local food through “Community Supported Agriculture”

$3,500.00

LG2120-231

Raukatauri Music Therapy Trust

Towards  furnishings and renovations of the Raukatauri Music Therapy centre in Grafton

$2,500.00

LG2120-233

Gabriel Gati

under the umbrella of Ponsonby Business Association

Towards the event traffic management plan, music and the activation of Rose Road pedestrian plaza activation through carnival days

$2,500.00

LG2120-234

Auckland Basketball Services Limited

Towards venue hire at the Pitt St YMCA for the Waitematā junior and community development programme

$3,000.00

LG2120-235

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Towards training and management for the volunteer counsellors who staff the Youthline Helpline in support of young people in the area

$5,000.00

LG2120-239

Grey Lynn Community Centre Incorporated

Towards equipment hire, venue hire and yoga teacher's fees from 26. July 2021 to 17 December 2021

$1,720.00

LG2120-240

Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust

Towards the purchase and delivery of 424 native plants and 51 classroom recycling bins to schools and preschools plus operational costs

$3,000.00

LG2120-242

Muskaan Care Trust NZ

Towards venue hire, instructor and project coordinator fees, travel expenses and volunteer costs for BollyEX Exercising

$1,020.00

LG2120-245

Body Positive Incorporated

Towards the salary for the tester and the peer educator, and the cost of testing kits for the on-site testing programme from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022

$3,000.00

Total

 

 

$53,800.00

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/98

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

 

That the Waitematā Local Board:

b)        decline the applications received for the Waitematā Local Grants Round Two, listed in Table Two.

Application ID

Organisation

Requested funding for

Reason for decline

LG2120-201

UpsideDowns Education Trust

Towards speech and language therapy for one year

Decline - Insufficient evidence of specific benefits to the community

LG2120-207

Auckland Paraplegic and Physically Disabled Association Incorporated

Towards venue hire, event promotions and wages

Decline - There is low alignment with the local board’s priorities and/ or community outcome(s)

 

LG2120-211

Auckland Table Tennis Association

Towards development coach and competitions manager fees for “Tables in Communities” project and table tennis tables

Decline - Grant round oversubscribed

LG2120-229

Mannan Saiyed

Towards crew donations and recording studio hire for recording the scratch for the “Bollywood Item Girls” musical

Decline - Other funding sources available

Recommend applicant to apply funding through Creative Communities Scheme

LG2120-232

Badminton New Zealand

Towards venue hire and shuttlecocks for the National 'Under 13' and 'Under 17' badminton championships from 22-25 July 2021

Decline - Project not benefiting local board area directly

LG2120-236

Community Projects Charitable Trust

Towards venue hire including security and cleaning services for the Vegan Vibes event on 12 June 2021

Decline - There is low alignment with the local board’s priorities and/ or community outcome(s)

 

LG2120-243

The Grey Lynn Business Association

Towards project manager and curator fees and the development of marketing materials and brand collateral for the “Papatuanuku – Mother Earth” event

Decline - lower priority wages/salaries

 

LG2120-244

Ponsonby Business Association

Towards the lighting and sound activations from 6 August to  15 August 2021 on Ponsonby Road for Light Up Ponsonby

Decline - Grant round oversubscribed

 

LG2120-247

ANS Charitable Trust

Towards consultant fees and venue hire for tikanga development workshops

Decline - Other funding sources available

 

 

LG2120-220

Koha Apparel

Towards development of the website and additional pop-up equipment

Decline - Other funding sources available

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/99

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

 

That the Waitematā Local Board:

c)         approve the applications received for the Waitematā Multiboard Grants Round Two, listed in Table Three.

Application ID

Organisation

Requested funding for

Amount approved

MB2021-217

New Zealand Eid Day Trust Board

Towards costs for venue hire, security, audio-visual equipment, electrical services, cleaning, games, and entertainment to host the New Zealand Eid Day 2021 - Eid-ul-Adha

$2,500.00

MB2021-228

Re-Creators Charitable Trust

Towards the costs for upcycling workshops and provision of educational services in the local board area

$2,000.00

MB2021-229

The StarJam Charitable Trust

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

$2,000.00

MB2021-243

Anxiety New Zealand Trust

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

$2,000.00

MB2021-250

Social Enterprise Auckland

Towards the delivery of the capability building workshops, which includes payments to host online workshop events, venue, food, gifts for the event, logistics and security, contractor costs, and project management

$2,000.00

MB2021-267

OUTLine New Zealand Incorporated

Towards a portion of the general operating expenses including telephone and internet costs, printing, insurance, clinical supervision wages, training fees and volunteer costs

$2,000.00

Total

 

 

$12,500.00

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/100

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

d)        decline the applications received for the Waitematā Multiboard Grants Round Two, listed in Table Four.

Application ID

Organisation

Requested funding for

Amount approved

MB2021-209

New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust

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

Decline - Grant round oversubscribed

MB2021-218

Leyte-Samar NZ Solidarity Foundation Incorporated

Towards the delivery of 2021 Quincentennial Celebration on 16 October, including event management, performance, choreographer fees, photography, food, decoration, costumes and theatre property

Decline - Project not benefiting local board area directly

MB2021-223

Social Nature Movement Limited

Towards the cost of running the SUPKids holiday after-school programme for children aged five to 18 years specifically the instructor costs

Decline - There is low alignment with the local board’s priorities and/ or community outcome(s)

MB2021-232

Brain Play Limited

Towards operational costs to deliver "Brain Play Science and Technology" classes

There is low alignment with the local board’s priorities and/ or community outcome(s).

MB2021-239

Kingsland Business Society Incorporated

Towards the cost of running the free "Date Night" events at the "Trinity Kingsland Church" including the costs of hall hire, staff (babysitters), catering, printing, and promotion

Decline - Project not benefiting local board area directly

MB2021-266

The Reading Revolution

Towards managers wages for the shared reading programme at local libraries and retirement villages and community hubs

There is low alignment with the local board’s priorities and/ or community outcome(s).

MB2021-268

Holding Space Aotearoa Charitable Trust

Towards the cost of recording a series of professional live music videos and compilation (audio) albums celebrating acts and artists from each local board area, specifically the cost of the recording studio hire, audio compilation, production, and editing of the videos

There is low alignment with the local board’s priorities and/ or community outcome(s).

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/101

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

 

That the Waitematā Local Board:

e)         approve funding ANS Charitable Trust $6,000 from the work programme line ID1371 Placemaking: Addressing homelessness Waitematā towards consultant fees and venue hire for tikanga development workshops

f)          approve funding Doughnut Economics Advocates New Zealand (DEANZ) a further $1,300 from ID1339 Placemaking: Waitematā community empowerment initiatives budget towards urban composting and community garden project

g)        approve funding Gabriel Gati a further $1,000 from the from ID1339 Placemaking: Waitematā community empowerment initiatives budget towards event activations of Rose Road pedestrian plaza carnival days

h)        approve funding Kelmarna Gardens a further $3,600 from ID1339 Placemaking: Waitematā community empowerment initiatives budget towards the upgrade and expansion of the community garden

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

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

 

Paul Thompson, BID Senior Advisor was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/102

MOVED by Member ST Trotman, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:  

That the Waitematā 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.        $4,782,614 for Heart of the City Incorporated.

ii.       $457,210 for Karangahape Road Business Association Incorporated.

iii.      $1,750,820 for Newmarket Business Association Incorporated.

iv.      $910,000 for Parnell Business Association Incorporated.

v.       $627,679 for Ponsonby Business Association Incorporated.

vi.      $322,250 for Uptown Business Association Incorporated.

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Economic Development Action Plan: Draft for feedback

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/103

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member ST Trotman:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

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

b)      provide the following feedback for consideration in the final draft Economic Development Action Plan: Council’s role in Auckland’s recovery 2021-2024.

c)      support that the draft action plan has embedded the guiding principle of “transitioning to a regenerative and low carbon economy” into each of its six workstreams

d)      support that the draft action plan has embeded the guiding principle of “supporting economic opportunitiers for Maori” into each of its workstreams.

e)      urge the addition of another universally applied guiding principle of “supporting measures that reduce deprivation, enhance employment and ensure more equitable opportunities and outcomes” into each of its workstreams.

f)       urge greater utilisation of council procurement to support local businesses and jobs.

CARRIED

 

Member S Trotam left the meeting at 3.42pm during item 17.

Member S Trotman returned to the meeting at 3.48pm during item 17.

 

17

Downtown Car Park site - transport outcomes

 

Duncan Ecob, Head of Design - Panuku, Marian Webb, GM Assets & Delivery - Panuku, and Hamish Bunn - GM Investment, Planning & Policy, Auckland Transport were in attendance to speak to this report.

 

MOVED by Member G Gunthorp, seconded by Member J Sandilands:   

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      endorse the draft transport outcomes for the Downtown Car Park site, namely a flexible, multi-use transport hub, designed to support a range of transport uses like some short stay car parking, car/ride share, micromobility, mobility parking, freight distribution and end of trip facilities (and allow for the space’s change over time)

b)      provide the following feedback on the draft transport outcomes:

i)          support the inclusion of a bus facility and recommend that it and any other motorised transport provision (with the exception of micro-mobility transport) should be kept to the southern end of the site so as to not prevent the activation, development, streetscape and amenity of the site

ii)         carparking provision should be limited to short stay car parking

iii)        support including high level of bike and micromobility parking on the site

iv)        recommend that a local network plan be developed and implemented to enable the demolition of the lower Hobson Street flyover and achieve a major streetscape improvement there

c)         recommend that  any redevelopment should improve the streetscape and amenity in the area and

(i)            provide principally for a mixed use development including office and residential accommodation and

(ii)           that a significant amount of affordable housing is provided in the development

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/104

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:   an amendment to add item d).

 

That the Waitematā Local Board:

d)        recommend considering the wide economic ramifications of the project and to favour developers who will ensure the great majority of housing are primary homes.

 

CARRIED

 

The substantive motion was put and declared.

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/105

MOVED by Member G Gunthorp, seconded by Member J Sandilands:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)         endorse the draft transport outcomes for the Downtown Car Park site, namely a flexible, multi-use transport hub, designed to support a range of transport uses like some short stay car parking, car/ride share, micromobility, mobility parking, freight distribution and end of trip facilities (and allow for the space’s change over time)

b)      provide the following feedback on the draft transport outcomes:

i)          support the inclusion of a bus facility and recommend that it and any other motorised transport provision (with the exception of micro-mobility transport) should be kept to the southern end of the site so as to not prevent the activation, development, streetscape and amenity of the site

ii)         carparking provision should be limited to short stay car parking

iii)       support including high level of bike and micromobility parking on the site

iv)       recommend that a local network plan be developed and implemented to enable the demolition of the lower Hobson Street flyover and achieve a major streetscape improvement there

c)         recommend that  any redevelopment should improve the streetscape and amenity in the area and

(i)            provide principally for a mixed use development including office and residential accommodation and

(ii)          that a significant amount of affordable housing is provided in the development

d)       recommend considering the wide economic ramifications of the project and to favour developers who will ensure the great majority of housing are primary homes.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

Member A A Christie left the meeting at 3.56pm during item 18.

Member A A Christie returned to the meeting at 3.58pm during item 18.

 

 

18

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

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/106

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham, seconded by Member A Avendano Christie:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)          provide local board views on Plan Change 60 - Open Space (2020) and Other Rezoning Matters.

b)         oppose plan change 60 in respect of the rezoning and disposal of 45 Georgina Street, Freemans Bay

c)          oppose plan change 60 in respect of the rezoning and disposal of 60 Cooper Street,    Grey Lynn

d)          opposes the proposed rezoning of both pocket parks because they provide recreational, visual, environmental and other amenity benefits and values.

e)          opposes the proposed rezoning because the parks are needed to support ongoing intensification in the areas concerned and there are relatively few local parks in proportion to growing population numbers

f)           acknowledge the desire of local residents groups to activate, enhance and plant in their local parks.

g)         appoint member A Bonham to speak to the local board views at a hearing on Plan Change 60.

h)         delegate authority to the chairperson of the Waitematā Local Board to make a replacement appointment in the event the local board member appointed in resolution (g) is unable to attend the plan change hearing.

 

CARRIED

 

 

19

Waitematā Local Board feedback on proposed changes to the Freedom Camping Act 2011

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/107

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive its feedback on the proposed changes to the Freedom Camping Act 2011.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

Waitematā Local Board feedback on Central Government Submission – Congestion Charging

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/108

MOVED by Member G Gunthorp, seconded by Member J Sandilands:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive its feedback on the Central Government Submission – Congestion Charging.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Urgent decision - Selection process to appoint the local board representative to the Establishment Unit Board of the City Centre to Māngere light rail project

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/109

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

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)        receive the urgent decision to endorse the use of the Chairs’ Forum as the selection panel to appoint the local board representative to the Establishment Unit Board of the City Centre to Māngere light rail project.

b)        note and support the appointment of Board Chair Margi Watson to this position

 

CARRIED

 

Member G Gunthorp left the meeting at 4.07pm during item 21.

Member G Gunthorp returned to the meeting at 4.08pm during item 21.

 

22

Auckland Unlimited Quarter 2 Performance Report

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/110

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Unlimited Quarter Two Performance Report.

 

CARRIED

 

23

Chairperson's report

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/111

MOVED by Member G Gunthorp, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the Chair’s report for May 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

24

Board member reports

 

Documents were provided and a copy will be placed in the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/112

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the written reports from members A A Christie, A Bonham and G Gunthorp, the tabled report from member JS and the verbal updates from members K Leoni, J Sandilands and S Trotman.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     18 May 2021  Waitematā Local Board Item 24 - Board members report: Board Member J Sandilands May 2021 report

b     18 May 2021  Waitematā Local Board Item 24 - Board members report: Attachments to Board Member S Trotman verbal update

 

 

25

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/113

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member G Gunthorp:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive the governance forward work calendar as at 18 May 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

26

Waitematā Local Board workshop records

 

Resolution number WTM/2021/114

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Member KL Leoni:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)       receive the Waitematā Local Board workshop records for the workshops held 13 April, 20 April, 27 April and 4 May 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

27        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

4.50 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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