Upper Harbour Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Upper Harbour Local Board held on Thursday, 19 August 2021 at 9.34am. This meeting will proceed via Skype for Business. Either a recording or written summary will be uploaded on the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Lisa Whyte

 

Deputy Chairperson

Margaret Miles, QSM, JP

 

Members

Anna Atkinson

Until 10.36am [Item 15]

 

Uzra Casuri Balouch, JP

 

 

Nicholas Mayne

 

 

Brian Neeson, JP

 


Upper Harbour Local Board

19 August 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those present.

 

2          Apologies

 

Resolution number UH/2021/93

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          accept the apology from Member A Atkinson for early departure.

CARRIED

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number UH/2021/94

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member N Mayne:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 15 July 2021, as true and correct.

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

 

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.


 

 

11

Minutes of the Upper Harbour Local Board meeting held Thursday, 15 July 2021

 

Note: That the open unconfirmed minutes of the Upper Harbour Local Board meeting held on Thursday, 15 July 2021, are attached at item 11 of the agenda for the information of the board only and were confirmed under item 4 of the agenda.

 

 

12

Upper Harbour Greenways Prioritisation

 

The Parks and Places Specialist was in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

Member A Atkinson left the meeting at 9.57am

Member A Atkinson returned to the meeting at 9.58am

 

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      agree that the following greenway connections be included in future Community Facilities work programmes as funding becomes available, noting they are ordered by suburb rather than priority:

i)       Albany village sub-network (refer Attachment A to the agenda report):

A)      Hooton Reserve to Kell Park

B)      Connections within the Landing Reserve

C)      Wharf Reserve to The Landing in Albany

ii)       Albany escarpment sub-network (refer Attachment B to the agenda report):

A)      Albany Highway through Brookfield Park, Northwood Reserve and Fernhill Escarpment

iii)      Rosedale / Unsworth sub-network (refer Attachment C to the agenda report):

A)      the connection from the Hockey Stadium to Bush / Rosedale Road

iv)      Constellation / Greville sub-network (refer Attachment D to the agenda report):

A)      connections from the northern motorway through Saunders Reserve

B)      connections through Centorian Reserve to Windsor Park and Rangitoto College

C)      connections through Parkwood Reserve and Apollo Drive Reserve

v)      Hobsonville / West Harbour sub-network (refer Attachment E to the agenda report)

A)      coastal connections from Scott Point to Marina Reserve.

b)      receive the Upper Harbour Greenways priority matrix as a tabled item (refer Attachment A to the minutes document).

 

MOVED by Member N Mayne, seconded by Member A Atkinson:

Member N Mayne moved an amendment by addition of clause c) to the motion as follows:

a)      agree that the following greenway connections be included in future Community Facilities work programmes as funding becomes available, noting they are ordered by suburb rather than priority:

i)       Albany village sub-network (refer Attachment A to the agenda report):

A)      Hooton Reserve to Kell Park

B)      Connections within the Landing Reserve

C)      Wharf Reserve to The Landing

ii)       Albany escarpment sub-network (refer Attachment B to the agenda report):

A)      Albany Highway through Brookfield Park, Northwood Reserve and Fernhill Escarpment

iii)      Rosedale / Unsworth sub-network (refer Attachment C to the agenda report):

A)      the connection from the Hockey Stadium to Bush / Rosedale Road

iv)      Constellation / Greville sub-network (refer Attachment D to the agenda report):

A)      connections from the northern motorway through Saunders Reserve

B)      connections through Centorian Reserve to Windsor Park and Rangitoto College

C)      connections through Parkwood Reserve and Apollo Drive Reserve

v)      Hobsonville / West Harbour sub-network (refer Attachment E to the agenda report)

A)      coastal connections from Scott Point to Marina Reserve.

b)      receive the Upper Harbour Greenways priority matrix as a tabled item (refer Attachment A to the minutes document).

c)       agree that the following greenway connections be included in future Community Facilities work programmes as funding becomes available, and subject to agreement with the Governing Body of Auckland Council or their delegate or parties other than Auckland Council:

i)       Greenhithe and Schnapper Rock sub-network map (as per Attachment B to the minutes document):

A)        coastal connections from Kerema Way through the North Shore Memorial Park (Governing Body allocated decision) and attached coastal esplanade reserve to Schnapper Rock Road

B)        from Wharepapa Reserve, over crown esplanade reserve, along coastal edge of North Shore Golf Club through Kristen School to Bass Road

C)       connection from esplanade reserve off Admirals Court Drive, through either Watercare pump station on Kyle Reserve or through Upper Harbour Primary School (preferred) to Kyle Reserve.

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

For

Member A Atkinson

Member U Casuri Balouch

Member N Mayne

Member B Neeson

Against

Deputy Chairperson M Miles

Chairperson L Whyte

Abstained

The motion was declared carried by 4 votes to 2.

 

The chairperson requested that the substantive motion be considered in parts.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/95

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      agree that the following greenway connections be included in future Community Facilities work programmes as funding becomes available, noting they are ordered by suburb rather than priority:

i)       Albany village sub-network (refer Attachment A to the agenda report):

A)      Hooton Reserve to Kell Park

B)      Connections within the Landing Reserve

C)      Wharf Reserve to The Landing

ii)      Albany escarpment sub-network (refer Attachment B to the agenda report):

A)      Albany Highway through Brookfield Park, Northwood Reserve and Fernhill Escarpment

iii)     Rosedale / Unsworth sub-network (refer Attachment C to the agenda report):

A)      the connection from the Hockey Stadium to Bush / Rosedale Road

iv)     Constellation / Greville sub-network (refer Attachment D to the agenda report):

A)      connections from the northern motorway through Saunders Reserve

B)      connections through Centorian Reserve to Windsor Park and Rangitoto College

C)      connections through Parkwood Reserve and Apollo Drive Reserve

v)      Hobsonville / West Harbour sub-network (refer Attachment E to the agenda report)

A)      coastal connections from Scott Point to Marina Reserve.

CARRIED

 

Resolution number UH/2021/96

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

b)      receive the Upper Harbour Greenways priority matrix as a tabled item (refer Attachment A to the minutes document).

CARRIED

 

Resolution number UH/2021/97

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

c)      agree that the following greenway connections be included in future Community Facilities work programmes as funding becomes available, and subject to agreement with the Governing Body of Auckland Council or their delegate or parties other than Auckland Council:

i)       Greenhithe and Schnapper Rock sub-network map (refer Attachment B to the minutes document):

A)       coastal connections from Kerema Way through the North Shore Memorial Park (Governing Body allocated decision) and attached coastal esplanade reserve to Schnapper Rock Road

B)       from Wharepapa Reserve, over crown esplanade reserve along the coastal edge of the North Shore Golf Club, through Kristen School to Bass Road

C)       connection from esplanade reserve off Admirals Court Drive, through either Watercare pump station on Kyle Reserve or through Upper Harbour Primary School (preferred) to Kyle Reserve.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 August 2021 Upper Harbour Local Board: Item 12 Upper Harbour Greenways Prioritisation - Priority matrix

b     19 August 2021 Upper Harbour Local Board: Item 12 Upper Harbour Greenways Prioritisation - Greenhithe and Schnapper Rock map

 

 

13

Upper Harbour Urban Ngahere Analysis Report 2021 adoption

 

The Principal Specialist Urban Ngahere was in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/98

MOVED by Member A Atkinson, seconded by Member N Mayne:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      adopt the Upper Harbour Urban Ngahere Analysis Report 2021 (Attachment A to the agenda report).

b)      delegate authority to the General Manager, Parks, Sport and Recreation, to make minor changes and amendments to the text and design of the Upper Harbour Urban Ngahere Analysis Report 2021 that may be required before public release.

CARRIED

 

 

14

Approval of concept design for sports fields development at Caribbean Drive within Unsworth Reserve

 

The Senior Project Manager and the Area Manager Operations were in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/99

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          approve the concept design for the development of sports fields within Unsworth Reserve, Caribbean Drive, Unsworth Heights (as per Attachment A of the agenda report), pursuant to the following amendments:

i)        include provision of the baseball diamond and fencing in stage 1 of the development (as per concept diagram Figure 4 of Attachment A)

ii)      should the budget for the entire concept design (Figure 4 of Attachment A) be insufficient for development in stage 1, the path is to be constructed as part of stage 2.

b)         request that staff progress the project to consenting, detailed design, procurement and construction.

CARRIED

 

Member A Atkinson left the meeting at 10.36am


 

 

15

Upper Harbour Local Board Grants Programme 2021/2022 amendment

 

The Grants and Incentives Manager was in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/100

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson M Miles, seconded by Member B Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the amended Upper Harbour Local Board Grants Programme 2021/2022 as set out in Attachment A to the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Upper Harbour Joint CCO Engagement Plan 2021/2022

 

Resolution number UH/2021/101

MOVED by Member N Mayne, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      adopt the Upper Harbour Joint Council-controlled Organisations Engagement Plan 2021/2022 as agreed between the local board and Auckland Council’s substantive council-controlled organisations: Auckland Transport, Auckland Unlimited, Eke Panuku Development Auckland, and Watercare.

b)      note that the Upper Harbour Joint Council-controlled Organisations Engagement Plan 2021/2022 is a live document that will be updated as needed with changes reported to the local board each quarter.

c)      authorise the chairperson of the local board to sign this agreement on behalf of the local board, in conjunction with representatives from the four council-controlled organisations.

d)      request that, where a council-controlled organisation project involves local board outcomes such as tree planting on council reserves, that advice is sought from specialist council staff prior to local board engagement.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Proposal to make a new Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw

 

Resolution number UH/2021/102

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member N Mayne:  

That the Upper Harbour 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)         request that Jack Hinton Drive, which is a legal road through the Rosedale Park reserve, be reassessed for inclusion on the list of prohibited areas due to the recent history of camping complaints in and around Rosedale Park.

CARRIED

 


 

18

Paremoremo Public Transport Targeted Rate

 

The Local Board Advisor was in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/103

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      agree pursuant to standing order 1.10.4 to revoke the following part resolution of the Upper Harbour Local Board adopted at its Community Forum meeting on 6 May 2021, resolution number UHCF/2021/10 clause c):

i)       request Auckland Transport and Auckland Council staff undertake informal engagement with the community regarding catchment, route, schedule and bus stop locations, and report back no later than October 2021 on options for a targeted rate to fund a bus service between Paremoremo and Albany.

CARRIED

 

 

19

Road name approval for extension of Settlers Avenue, Hobsonville

 

Resolution number UH/2021/104

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          approve the name ‘Settlers Avenue’ for an extension of the existing road with the same name in Hobsonville (refer Attachment A to the agenda report).

CARRIED

 

 

20

Approval for new road names at 131A, 149, 151 and 157-159 Clark Road, Hobsonville

 

Resolution number UH/2021/105

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member N Mayne:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the following names for the nine new roads and two road extensions constructed within the four approved subdivisions being undertaken at 131A, 149, 151 and 157-159 Clark Road, Hobsonville:

i)       Road 1: Existing road extension - Tahingamanu Road

ii)      Road 2: Existing road extension - Waterlily Street

iii)     Road 3: Bristol Freighter Road

iv)     Road 4: Skyhawk Road

v)      Road 5: Pūkeko Road

vi)     Road 6: Green Bamboo Road

vii)    Road 7: Iroquois Road

viii)   Road 8: Sierra Pine Road

ix)     Road 10: Percy Neils Road

x)      Road 11: Mahara Pai Road

xi)     Road 17: Golden Fall Road.

CARRIED

 

22

Input into Auckland Council submission to central government: Department of Internal Affairs’ consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes

 

Resolution number UH/2021/106

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the report and the following attachment:

i)       Attachment A – English version of consultation document of the Department of Internal Affairs consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes.

b)      provide input (as per Attachment A to the minutes document) into Auckland Council’s submission on the Department of Internal Affairs consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 August 2021 Upper Harbour Local Board: Item 22 Input into Auckland Council submission to central government: Department of Internal Affairs' consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency process - feedback

 

 

21

Auckland Council's Performance Report: Upper Harbour Local Board March to June 2021

 

The Local Board Advisor was in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/107

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the performance report for March to June 2021 and overall performance against the agreed 2020/2021 local board work programmes for the financial year ending 30 June 2021.

b)      note the financial performance report in Attachment B of the agenda report will remain confidential until after the Auckland Council Group results for 2020/2021 are released to New Zealand’s Exchange which are expected to be made public on or about 30 September 2021.

CARRIED

 

Item - 22. Input into Auckland Council submission to central government: Department of Internal Affairs’ consultation on changes to Māori ward and Māori constituency processes - has been moved to another part of the document.

 

23

Local Board Annual Report 2020/2021

 

The Senior Finance and Performance Advisor was in attendance via Skype for Business to support the item.

The draft 2020/2021 Upper Harbour Local Board Annual Report was provided which will remain confidential until 28 September 2021.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/108

MOVED by Member B Neeson, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      adopt the draft 2020/2021 Upper Harbour Local Board Annual Report, to be tabled under confidential.

b)      note that any proposed changes after the adoption will be clearly communicated and agreed with the chairperson before the report is submitted for adoption by the Governing Body on 27 September 2021.

c)      note that the draft 2020/2021 Upper Harbour Local Board Annual Report, tabled at the local board meeting, 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

 

Attachments

a     19 August 2021 Upper Harbour Local Board: Item 23 Draft Upper Harbour Local Board Annual Report 2020/2021 - Confidential

 

 

24

Governance forward work calendar - September 2021 to March 2022

 

Resolution number UH/2021/109

MOVED by Member N Mayne, seconded by Member B Neeson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          receive the Upper Harbour Local Board governance forward work calendar for the period September 2021 to March 2022, as set out in Attachment A to this agenda report.

CARRIED

 

 

25

Board members' reports - August 2021

 

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 UH/2021/110

MOVED by Member U Casuri Balouch, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Miles:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          receive the written board members’ report.

b)         note the local board’s disappointment that its views were not sought by the Governing Body before revoking plans for a marina strategy.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     19 August 2021 Upper Harbour Local Board: Item 25 Board members' reports August 2021 - Deputy Chairperson M Miles

 

 

26

Record of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on Thursday 8 and 22 July, and 5 August 2021

 

Resolution number UH/2021/111

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member N Mayne:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          receive the records of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on Thursday 8 and 22 July, and 5 August 2021 (refer to Attachments A, B and C to the agenda report).

CARRIED

 

 

27        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

11.21am                                             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 Upper Harbour Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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