Ōrākei Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Ōrākei Local Board held using electronic means on Thursday, 19 August 2021 at 3.00pm. A written summary will be uploaded on the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairman

Mr Scott Milne, JP

 

Deputy Chairman

Troy Elliott

 

Members

Colin Davis, JP

 

 

Sarah Powrie

 

 

Margaret Voyce

 

 

David Wong, JP

 

 

ABSENT

 

Member

Troy Churton

 

 

 

 

Note:  Ōrākei Local Board members, support staff and those presenting to the meeting attended via electronic link.


Ōrākei Local Board

19 August 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chairman Scott Milne opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number OR/2021/122

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Member M Voyce:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board accept the apology from Member Troy Churton for absence.

CARRIED

 

Note:   a roll-call was conducted by Chairman Scott Milne that ascertained the following members were in attendance at the commencement of the meeting:

 

Chairman Scott Milne                         ü    Member Sarah Powrie  ü

Deputy Chairman Troy Elliott             ü    Member Margaret Voyce          ü

Member Colin Davis                           ü   Member David Wong                ü       

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number OR/2021/123

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Deputy Chairman T Elliott:  

That the minutes of the Ōrākei Local Board minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 15 July 2021 be confirmed as true and correct.

CARRIED

 

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no requests for leave of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

8          Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Public Forum - Laurence Carey - Waterbourne Beach Festival Event Proposal

 

Laurence Carey attended the meeting to present to the local board on the Waterbourne Beach Festival event proposal.

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

 

Resolution number OR/2021/124

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Member D Wong:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board receive the presentation and thank Laurence Carey for his attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 August 2021 - Ōrākei Local Board - Item 9.1: Public Forum - Laurence Carey - Waterbourne Beach Festival Event Proposal, presentation

 

 

9.2

Public Forum - Ross Harvey - Little Rangitoto Reserve

 

This item was withdrawn.

 

           

9.3

Public Forum - Youth of Ōrākei

 

This item was deferred to the next Ōrākei Local Board meeting scheduled on 16 September 2021.

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Consultation on The Landing Pathways to the Sea concept plan refresh

 

David Barker, Parks and Places Team Leader attended the meeting to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number OR/2021/125

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Member C Davis:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board:

a)          approve the three draft plan options (pages 25 to 30) presented in Attachment A of the agenda report for the purpose of public consultation on The Landing 2013 plan (Pathways to the Sea) refresh project.

b)         note that since 2018, there has been a comprehensive assessment completed in 2021 (Auckland Haul-out and Hardstand Assessment) as presented to the Board which provides a more up to date report on the available facilities at The Landing.

c)          note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the vast bulk of the assumptions made in the 2018 letter from the New Zealand Marine Industry Association, particularly with reference to the value of the Americas Cup, are no longer valid.

d)         will consider ideas and proposals from submitters for The Landing as part of the consultation process, noting that the three options being consulted on are based on needs assessments and on the feedback from the first phase of consultation.

e)          delegate authority to Chairman Scott Milne, Deputy Chairman Troy Elliott and Member Colin Davis to approve any final material and wording for The Landing 2013 plan (Pathways to the Sea) refresh project public consultation documents.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Local Board Annual Report 2020/2021

 

Audrey Gan, Lead Financial Advisor attended the meeting to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number OR/2021/126

MOVED by Deputy Chairman T Elliott, seconded by Member M Voyce:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board:

a)          adopt the draft 2020/2021 Ōrākei Local Board Annual Report as set out in Attachment A to the agenda report.

b)         note that any minor proposed changes to the Local Board Annual Report 2020/2021 after its adoption by the local board will be clearly communicated and agreed with the Chairman before the report is submitted for adoption by the Governing Body on 27 September 2021.

c)          note that the draft 2020/2021 Ōrākei Local Board Annual Report, as set out in Attachment A to the agenda report, will remain confidential until after the Auckland Council group results for 2020/2021 are released to the New Zealand Stock Exchange which are expected to be made public by 28 September 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Land owner approval for a new pathway in Vellenoweth Green, St Heliers

 

Darren Cunningham, Land Use Manager, Rodger Murphy, Executive General Manager, Risk and Assurance, Hemant Rohit, Senior Project Manager, Caroline Tauevihi, BIDS Engagement Partner, Andrew Garratt, Road Safety Engineering Team Leader, Lee Marr, Team Leader, Consent Planning Team, and Lorna Stewart, Elected Member Relationship Manager attended the meeting to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number OR/2021/127

MOVED by Member C Davis, seconded by Member D Wong:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board:

a)          note the specialist staff advice that Auckland Transports proposal is consistent with the aims of the St Heliers Bay Reserve: Vellenoweth Green Management Plan 1996 and is consistent with the Auckland City Council (St Heliers Bay Reserve) Act 1995 and the Reserves Act 1977 and;

b)         note the initial general consultation and targeted engagement undertaken by Auckland Transport with local residents on Auckland Transport’s proposed pathway to provide safer and practical pedestrian access and mobility around the heritage Morton Bay trees and;

c)          note the substantial majority of local residents and businesses in the recent Auckland Transport engagement supported the Auckland Transport proposal; so therefore

d)         approve the application from Auckland Transport for the construction of a new at grade permeable pathway with LED up-lights within Vellenoweth Green, St Heliers as shown on the plan (attachment A to the agenda report) and subject to such operational conditions as may be imposed by Auckland Council staff to ensure safety during construction and the protection of the heritage trees and the Reserve. 

e)          formally accept Auckland Transport proposal to maintain the pathway and lighting noting the pathway in Vellenoweth Green, St Heliers will be under the ownership of Auckland Council.

f)           note its appreciation to Auckland Transport staff for the extra local engagement process undertaken with local residents on the proposed new pathway in Vellenoweth Green, St Heliers project.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Auckland Council’s Performance Report: Ōrākei Local Board for March to June 2021

 

Suzanne Weld, Senior Local Board Advisor, Rachel Cho, Local Board Advisor and Audrey Gan, Lead Financial Advisor attended the meeting to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number OR/2021/128

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Member S Powrie:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board:

a)      receive the Auckland Council’s Performance Report: Ōrākei Local Board for the period from March 2021 to June 2021.

b)      note that the Operating Performance Financial Summary as set out in Attachment B of the Performance Report will remain confidential until after the Auckland Council Group results for 2020/2021 are released to the New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX) which are expected to be made public on or about 30 September 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

15

St Heliers Community Centre and Glendowie Hall Community Centre Management Agreements

 

Resolution number OR/2021/129

MOVED by Member D Wong, seconded by Member M Voyce:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board approve the service agreement contracts with St Heliers Presbyterian Church for the management and delivery of services at St Heliers Community Centre and Glendowie Hall (Glendowie Community Centre) for the term of three years from 1 July 2021 – 30 June 2024.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Proposal to make a new Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw

 

The Board’s feedback on the draft Statement of Proposal to make a new Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw 2022 was tabled at the meeting.  A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

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

 

Resolution number OR/2021/130

MOVED by Member S Powrie, seconded by Member M Voyce:   

That the Ōrākei 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 Te Ture ā-Rohe Noho Puni Wātea ā-Waka 2022 / Auckland Council Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw 2022 for public consultation.

b)         endorse its initial tabled feedback on the draft Statement of Proposal to make a new Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw 2022 to be provided to the Governing Body for consideration prior to the adoption of the proposal for public consultation at its September 2021 meeting.

c)          request staff to amend the ‘Restricted Area’ and ‘Location’ descriptions in Schedule 1 (Designated areas where freedom camping is restricted) for the site within the Ōrākei Local Board area and in the map (ref. OR-R1) to read as showing below:

Local Board

Restricted Area

Location

Area-specific Restrictions

Map ref.

Ōrākei

Carpark on Road Reserve adjacent to Roberta Reserve

Glendowie Road (opposite Churchill Club Glendowie (Inc)

Certified self contained vehicles only

Must be parked within any marked lines in the designated parking area

Overnight only, vacate parking space by 9am

Maximum 2 nights in a 2-week consecutive period

Maximum 2 vehicles

OR-R1

 

d)         request that the car parking areas such as Tahuna Torea Nature Reserve, Shore Road Reserve, Orakei Basin and boat ramps be assessed in terms of how the proposed bylaw would apply, given that the carparks exist on variable land parcels, administered as road reserve, coastal marine area and/or park land.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 August 2021 - Ōrākei Local Board - Item 16: Proposal to make a new Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw, Board feedback

 

 

17

Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development

 

Resolution number OR/2021/131

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Member D Wong:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board note its updated feedback appended to the final Auckland Council submission on the Government Policy Statement on Housing and Urban Development discussion document.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

18

Chairman and Board Member August 2021 report

 

Resolution number OR/2021/132

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Deputy Chairman T Elliott:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board Chairman and Board Member August 2021 report be received.

CARRIED

 

19

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number OR/2021/133

MOVED by Member D Wong, seconded by Chairman S Milne:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board note the draft governance forward work calendar as at August 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

20

Ōrākei Local Board Workshop Proceedings

 

Resolution number OR/2021/134

MOVED by Member C Davis, seconded by Member M Voyce:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board records for the workshops held on 1, 8 and 22 July 2021 be noted.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Resolutions Pending Action report

 

Resolution number OR/2021/135

MOVED by Chairman S Milne, seconded by Member D Wong:  

That the Ōrākei Local Board resolutions pending action report be noted.

 

CARRIED

 

 

22        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There were no extraordinary items.

 

3.59 pm                                              The Chairman 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 Ōrākei Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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