Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Howick Local Board held via Skype for Business on Monday, 18 October 2021 at 6.00pm. Either a recording or written summary of the meeting will be uploaded to the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Adele White

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Spiller

 

Members

Katrina Bungard

 

 

Bo Burns

 

 

David Collings

 

 

Bruce Kendall

 

 

Mike Turinsky

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

Peter Young, JP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Paul Young

 

 

Councillor

Sharon Stewart QSM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

18 October 2021

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed everyone present.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Item 13: Howick Local Gants Round One and Multi-board Grants Round One 2021/2022 grant allocations:

 

LG2207-137 – Botany and Flat Bush Ethnic Association – Member M Turinsky and Member P Young declared an interest.

 

LG2207-173 – The Depot Management Committee – Member M Turinsky declared an interest as a user of the facility.

 

LG2207-103 – Howick Children’s Charitable Trust – Member D Collings, Member B Burns and Member B Kendall declared an interest.

 

LG2207-150 – Young Life New Zealand Trust – Member M Turinsky declared an interest.

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2021/158

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

That the Howick Local Board: 

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 20 September 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

The Beautification Trust update to Howick Local Board

 

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/2021/159

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from the Beautification Trust and thank Daniel Barthow and Dawn Crispe for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Item 8.1 Deputation: Howick Local Board - Beautification Trust

 


8.2

Roadside Fishing - 51 to 55 The Parade, Bucklands Beach

 

Resolution number HW/2021/160

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from Glenn Chochrane, and thank Glenn for his attendance.

CARRIED

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

East Skate Club

 

This item has been withdrawn.

 

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

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/2021/161

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal reports from Cr Paul Young and Cr Sharon Stewart QSM.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     Item 11: Howick Local Board - Governing Body Member's Update October 2021

 

 

 

 

12

Chairperson's Report

 

Nothing to report

 


13

Howick Local Grants Round One and Multi-board Grants Round One 2021/2022 grant allocations

 

Note:   changes were made to the original recommendation with an addition to clause f)             being added.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/162

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

Member D Collings moved an amendment to the original recommendation as follows:

f)          that the Howick Local Board request that for future funding rounds where             applicants request funding of $10,000 or more that a full budget is required             prior to deliberations.

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

For

Member K Bungard

Member D Collings

Member B Kendall

Chairperson A White

Member B Wichman

Member P Young

Against

Member B Burns

Deputy Chairperson J Spiller

Member M Turinsky

Abstained

 

The motion was declared carried by 6 votes to 3.

CARRIED

 

The substantive motion was put.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/163

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Local Grants Round One 2021/2022 listed in the following table:    

Table One: Howick Local Grants Round One 2021/2022 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-112

Auckland East Chinese Society Incorporated

Community

Towards the costs of resources, venue hire, cultural activities and training for "Creative community- by participating in our activities/services"

$3,000.00

Decline

LG2207-151

Auckland Hockey Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards turf replacement and lighting upgrades

$35,000.00

Part-fund

$10,000.00

LG2207-175

Auckland Ice Hockey Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards ice time charges

$3,700.00

Part-fund

$1,850.00

LG2207-164

Auckland Seniors Support and Caring Group

Community

Towards venue hire, tutoring and costumes.

$5,000.00

Part-fund

$1,000.00

LG2207-126

Auckland Table Tennis Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards venue hire and development for the "Howick Junior Development Program"

$10,000.00

Part-fund

$2,500.00

LG2207-131

Botany Chinese Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire, tai-chi coaching, music coaching, accounting software, office supplies, rent and gratuity

$10,950.00

Part-fund

$4,000.00

LG2207-143

Bucklands Beach Association Football Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the cost of the Howick-Pakuranga Cricket Club Room lease from April to September 2022

$25,000.00

 Decline

Not aligned with Occupancy Guidelines criteria. Leasing advisor to meet with parties involved.

LG2207-128

CNSST Foundation

Community

Towards funding for the "Education & Wellbeing Programme Howick & Botany"

$15,000.00

Part-fund

$7,500.00

LG2207-162

Cockle Bay School Board of Trustees

Community

Towards the cost of water tanks

$8,397.30

Part-fund

$4,198.65

LG2207-172

Communicare CMA (Auckland) Incorporated

Community

Towards the wages for the paid part-time coordinators of the Howick and Pakuranga Friendship Centres

$8,000.00

Fund

$8,000.00

LG2207-166

Communities Against Alcohol Harm Inc

Community

Towards funding for professional advice, support, and training to gather evidence for objecting to liquor license

$8,240.00

Decline

LG2207-155

Eastern Stars Band Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards conductor fees, venue hire, administration costs, purchase of music and instrument maintenance

$17,000.00

Part-fund

$10,000

LG2207-109

Eastgate Christian Centre

Community

Towards this year’s Christmas Carol Truck

$3,000.00

Part-fund

$1,500.00

LG2207-177

ELEMENTZ SPORTS GROUP

Sport and recreation

Towards safety equipment, balls and first aid kits for the "Marist Easter Elementreez"

$4,700.00

Part-fund

$2,000.00

LG2207-161

Rotary Club of Howick Incorporated


Historic Heritage

Towards costs of the production of a series of East Auckland History Videos

$10,000.00

Part-fund

$2,000.00

LG2207-117

Harlequin Music Theatre Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards a new backstage theatre communication system

$24,955.00

Part-fund

$15,000.00

LG2207-167

Holding Space Aotearoa Charitable Trust

Arts and culture

Towards the cost of the project "Songwriters 4 Climate Action".

$8,285.00

Part-fund

$3,500.00

LG2207-113

Howick 175th Anniversary Charitable Trust

Events

Towards the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Howick including, advertising, billboards, beach picnic and parade and a "fencible walk".

$50,000.00

Part-fund

$35,000.00

LG2207-141

Howick Hornets Rugby League

Sport and recreation

Towards cooking equipment for the Howick Hornets Rugby League Club

$9,614.00

Part-fund

$6,000.00

LG2207-124

Howick Ladies Badminton Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Toward the Howick Badminton Club 2022 Season

$8,075.50

Part-fund

$4,000.00

LG2207-154

Howick-Pakuranga Baseball Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards funding for seating for U19 and Men's Baseball New Zealand Nationals

$3,240.00

$3,240.00

LG2207-158

Howick & Pakuranga Chess Club

Community

Towards the 2022 Latvian Project

$3,300.00

Part-fund

$2,500.00

LG2207-148

Howick Pakuranga Cricket Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards clubroom spouting replacement

$15,821.00

Part-fund

$10,000.00

LG2207-134

Howick Sailing Club Incorporated

Community

Towards a new roof for the Howick Sailing Club

$25,000.00

Part-fund

$15,000.00

LG2207-108

Howick Sea Scout Group

The Scout Association of New Zealand

Community

Towards overall cost of storage facility/boat shed

$10,000.00

Part-fund

$5,000.00

LG2207-142

Howick Squash Club Incorporated

Community

Towards the renovation of the restrooms

$19,502.00

Part-fund

$5,000.00

LG2207-171

Howick Tourism Incorporated

Community

Towards six months top-up funding of coordinator remuneration

$5,000.00

Fund

$5,000.00

LG2207-101

Howick Village Association Incorporated

Events

Towards costs of traffic management and road closure for the Howick Village Christmas Fair 2021

$4,275.00

Fund

$4,275.00

LG2207-106

Howick Village Association Incorporated

Community

Towards the hire and installation costs of a geodome structure, lighting and sound system.

$5,050.00

Decline

LG2207-147

Independent Living Charitable Trust

Community

Towards venue hire, catering, gratuity and administration costs

$3,000.00

Part-fund

$1,500.00

LG2207-159

Independent Living Charitable Trust

Community

Towards venue hire, petrol vouchers and food

$3,222.00

Part-fund

$1,500.00

LG2207-139

Mountains to Sea Conservation Trust

Community

Towards funding for the Waipaparoa and Motu Manawa Kayak Day + Riverhills Mountains to Sea Programme

$11,000.00

Decline

LG2207-121

New Zealand Council of Victim Support Groups Incorporated

Community

Towards Victim Support’s volunteer programme in the Howick Local Board area

$7,500.00

Fund

$7,500.00

LG2207-144

New Zealand Multicultural Arts Association Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the costs of the Auckland Spring concert

$6,200.00

Decline

LG2207-145

New Zealand Overseas Chinese Culture & Arts Centre Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards funding for the 2021 Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park

$6,600.00

Decline

LG2207-176

Newhope Community Trust Board

Events

Towards a "Christmas Wonder Park"

$40,000.00

Part-fund

$10,000.00

LG2207-105

Pakuranga United Rugby Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the World School Sevens event, including physiotherapist and St Johns fees, portaloos, fencing, marquees, security and van hire, from 17 to 19 December 2021 held at the Pakuranga United Rugby Cub.

$25,000.00

Part-fund

$10,000.00

LG2207-169

Pakuranga Athletic Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards operation costs, marketing and first aid support for Dick Quax Memorial Meet 2021

$5,173.00

Fund

$5,173.00

LG2207-119

Pakuranga Tennis Club Incorporated

Community

Towards the costs for Pakuranga Tennis Club Centenary Celebrations

$4,990.56

Part-fund

$4,000.00

LG2207-165

Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust

Community

Towards the costs of supply and installation of carpet for the Pakuranga Plunket Rooms

$4,995.00

Fund

$4,995.00

LG2207-160

South East Auckland Senior Citizens' Association Incorporated

Community

Towards transport costs for Seniors' Taonga & Heritage Tour

$5,250.00

Decline

LG2207-156

Special Olympics Howick-Pakuranga

Sport and recreation

Towards transport for disabled athletes

$7,000.00

Fund

$7,000.00

LG2207-168

Sunshine Culture International Trust

Community

Towards the costs of wages, transport and materials for Chinese Storytime

$3,350.00

Part-fund

$1,500.00

LG2207-138

The Howick Golf Club

Community

Towards the purchase of timber bollards

$22,512.00

Decline

LG2207-174

The Howick Tennis Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the cost of court numbering, courtside seating with canopy, tennis nets, net banding and delivery.

$3,368.35

Part-fund

$2,500.00

LG2207-130

Totara Park Riding for the Disabled Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards wages

$30,000.00

Part-fund

$10,000.00

LG2207-149

Rotary Club of Pakuranga Incorporated


Community

Towards the costs of traps, tunnels and ink pads, trail cameras and advertising of the Howick ward Mustelid Trapping Line

$21,964.00

Part-fund

$15,000.00

LG2207-110

Troy Angove

Sport and recreation

Towards the Wing Chun Kung Fu self-defense lessons, including venue hire, equipment and instructor fees, from 1 October 2021 to 1 March 2022.

$8,000.00

Decline

LG2207-152

Wellbeing Charitable Trust Board

Community

Towards funding for a facilitator and coordinator for the "Knowing your Roots" project

$7,000.00

Part-fund

$1,000.00

LG2207-127

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Community

Towards counsellor helpline training, management, and support

$7,500.00

Decline

Defer to Round Two

Total

 

 

 

$644,647.92

 $249,731.65

 

b)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline the following application in Howick Local Grants Round One 2021/2022 listed below:

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-137

Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire

$3,010.50

Fund

$3,010.50

Note: Member M Turinsky and Member P Young declared an interest in this item and did not vote.

 

c)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline the following application in Howick Local Grants Round One 2021/2022 listed below: 

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-173

The Depot Management Committee

Community

Towards the purchase of a floor scrubber dryer

$6,895.00

Fund

$6,895.00

LG2207-150

Young Life New Zealand Trust

Community

Towards the costs of Apple MacBook Pro laptops, Lenovo laptops and adobe software

$16,589.00

Part-fund

$8,500.00

Note: Member M Turinsky declared an interest in these items and did not vote.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

Resolution number HW/2021/164

MOVED by Member K Bungard, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

 

d)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline the following application in Howick Local Grants Round One 2021/2022 listed below: 

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-103

Howick Children's Charitable Trust

Community

Towards HIWA performances, volunteer wages, traffic and waste management, portable toilets and sound management

$25,423.71

Fund

$25,423.71

Note: Member D Collings, Member B Burns and Member B Kendall declared an interest in this item and did not vote.

 

e)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Multi-board Grants Round One 2021/2022 listed in the following table:    

Table Two: Multi-board Grants Round One 2021/2022 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

MB2022-135

Age Concern Auckland Incorporated

Community

Towards counselling services for older adults between 1 October and 30 June 2022

$25,000.00

Decline

Received funding in previous round

MB2022-113

Big Buddy Mentoring Trust

Community

Towards operational costs including wages, rent, transport, and equipment to recruit, screen, and train up to 50 more Auckland men to be volunteers (Big Buddies) to Auckland boys who do not have a father in their life

$145,500.00

Part-fund

$3,000.00

MB2022-143

Counties Manukau Sports Foundation

Sport and recreation

Towards the 2021 Honda New Zealand Counties Manukau Sporting Excellence Awards on 2 December 2021.

$14,000.00

Decline

MB2022-124

East Skate Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the "Learn to Skate" programme including coaches, transport costs, equipment, venue hire, marketing and uniforms.

$27,000.00

Withdrawn

MB2022-147

Guardians of our Children Charitable Trust

Community

Towards Parental Disputes workshops "Make Them Proud" including facilitation, handouts and venue hire at Orakei Community Centre from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022.

$46,515.00

Part-fund

$3,000.00

MB2022-126

New Settlers Family and Community Trust

Community

Towards the Persian New Year event at Long Bay Regional Park on 10 January 2022.

$10,000.00

Decline

Outside of local board area

MB2022-140

New Zealand Tamil Senior Citizens Association

Community

Towards the seniors’ wellbeing programme including community radio, various events, venue hire and excursions, from 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2022.

$32,984.00

Part-fund

$3,000.00

MB2022-169

Rainbow Youth Incorporated

Community

Towards the "Peer Support groups" for Rainbow Youth in multiple locations from 1 October to 30 September 2022.

$27,352.00

Decline

MB2022-152

Road Safety Education Trust

Community

Towards the operational costs to manage the delivery of the Road Safety Programme across Auckland, including wages for the programme co-ordinator, national manager and support staff for programmes between 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022.

$38,000.00

Decline

MB2022-101

The Auckland Softball Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards a proportion of the annual operating expenses of the Auckland Softball Association

$45,000.00

Part-fund

$1,500.00

MB2022-120

The Operating Theatre Trust

Arts and culture

Towards gift a seat theatre tickets and transport costs for low decile school and early childhood centre children between October 2021 and May 2022

$68,490.44

Decline

MB2022-121

The Student Volunteer Army Foundation

Community

Towards the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) "Kids Programme Volunteer Project" in various primary schools including the costs of school kits and providing administrative support from 31 October 2021 to 1 August 2022.

$37,000.00

Part-fund

$2,100.00

Total

 

 

 

$516,841.44

 $12,600.00

 

f)          that the Howick Local Board request that for future funding rounds where             applicants request funding of $10,000 or more that a full budget is required             prior to deliberations.

CARRIED

 

14

Howick Local Board feedback to the Establishment Unit Board of the City Centre to Māngere light rail project

 

Resolution number HW/2021/165

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note their feedback to the Establishment Unit Board of the City Centre to Māngere light rail project and included as Attachment A to the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

15

Urgent Decision - Howick Local Board Feedback on the Managing Our Wetlands Amendment Proposal

 

Resolution number HW/2021/166

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the urgent decision made on 8 October 2021 to provide feedback on the Managing Our Wetlands Amendment Proposal and included as Attachment A to the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

16

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number HW/2021/167

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the governance forward work calendar included as Attachment A of the agenda report.

CARRIED

 

17

Workshop records

 

Resolution number HW/2021/168

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the workshop records for workshops held on 2, 9, 16, and 30 September 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

18        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.


 

 

19

Changes to the Howick Local Board 2021-2024 Customer and Community Services work programme

 

Note:   changes were made to the original recommendation with an addition to clause vi)             being added.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/158

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)         approve the changes to the 2021-2024 Customer and Community Services             work programme outlined below and in Attachment A to this report:

i)       addition of a new project, Cockle Bay Reserve – renew play assets and fence utilising $240,000 ABS Capex – Renewals in financial year 2021/2022.

ii)      defer the timing of existing project Lloyd Elsmore Park – renew mountain bike trails to the work programme in future years, reallocating the $140,000 ABS Capex – Renewals budget to projects in financial year 2021/2022.

iii)     rephase the timing of the existing project Lloyd Elsmore Park – renew skate park and reallocate the ABS Capex Renewals budget of $250,000 to projects in financial year 2021/2022.

iv)     allocate the remaining $170,000 unallocated ABS Capex Renewals budget in financial year 2021/2022 towards the project, Howick – renew walkways and pathways, with a focus on the commonly used pathways in Lloyd Elsmore Park

v)      allocate the remaining $450,000 unallocated ABS Capex Renewals budget in financial year 2022/2023 toward the project, Howick – renew walkways and pathways, with a focus on the commonly used pathways in Lloyd Elsmore Park.

vi)     allocate funding for item 2207 Lloyd Elsmore – renew skate park as follows: FY22/23 - $250,000, FY23/24 - $500,000

CARRIED

 

 

 


 

 

 

20

Approval to rename the upper (northern) and lower (southern) sections of Matatahi Crescent; to name the new extensions to those roads; and to name two Commonly Owned Access Lots (COAL's) created by the subdivision at 397 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush.

 

Resolution number HW/2021/159

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      rescind resolution HW/2018/218, naming the anticipated loop road ‘Matatahi Crescent’.

b)      approves the name Makau Road for the upper section of Matatahi Crescent and the cul-de-sac extension to that road known as PUBLIC ROAD 1, as created by way of subdivision at 397 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush and in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60347538 and SUB60347600).

c)      approves the following two names for the Commonly Owned Access Lots (COAL’s) created by way of subdivision at 397 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush and in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60347538 and SUB60347600).:

i.    ROAD 2: Kakau Lane

ii.   ROAD 3: Tautangata Way

d)      approves the change in road type for the lower section of Matatahi Crescent to Matatahi Road created by way of subdivision at 397 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush and in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60347538 and SUB60347600).

e)      approves the name Matatahi Road for the new extension being PUBLIC ROAD 4 created by way of subdivision at 397 Ormiston Road, Flat Bush and in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60347538 and SUB60347600).

CARRIED

 


21

Development of dog exercise area in Howick Local Board

 

Resolution number HW/2021/160

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      agree to place the Macleans Reserve dog exercise area project on hold, and to be reviewed at a later stage.

b)      request that staff continue with the investigation, design, and delivery of a dog exercise area within Lloyd Elsmore Park.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.06 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:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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