Waitākere Ranges Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board held on Thursday, 28 October 2021 at 4.00pm.This meeting will proceed via Skype for Business.

 

Either a recording or written summary will be uploaded on the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Saffron Toms

 

Deputy Chairperson

Greg Presland

 

Members

Mark Allen

 

 

Michelle Clayton

 

 

Sandra Coney, QSO

 

 

Ken Turner

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Ward Councillors

Linda Cooper

 

 

 

Shane Henderson

 

 

 

 


Waitākere Ranges Local Board

28 October 2021

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chairperson Saffron Toms opened the meeting and welcomed those present online.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Members were reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

            Specifically, members are asked to identify any new interests they have not previously disclosed, an interest that might be considered as a conflict of interest with a matter on the agenda.

The following are declared interests of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

Board Member

Organisation/Position

Mark Allen

-   Community Waitākere – Executive Officer

-   Bethells Valley Fire – Senior Fire Fighter

-   Waitākere Licensing Trust – Trustee

Michelle Clayton

-   Glen Eden Community House – Treasurer

-   Glen Eden Residents’ Association – Treasurer

-   Waitākere Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) – Committee Member

-   The Personal Advocacy and Safeguarding Adults Trust – Trustee

-   Glen Eden Returned Services Association (RSA) – Member

-   Glen Eden Railway Trust – Member

-   Te Wahi Ora Charitable Trust - Trustee

Sandra Coney

-   Cartwright Collective – Member

-   Women’s Health Action Trust – Patron

-   New Zealand Society of Genealogists – Member

-   New Zealand Military Defence Society – Member

-   Pest Free Piha – Partner is the Coordinator

-   Piha Tennis Club – Patron and Partner is the President

-   Piha Wetland Trust – Partner is a Trustee

-   Waitākere Ranges Pest Free Alliance – Partner is the Co-Chair of this group

-   Waitematā District Health Board – Elected Member & Chair of Hospital Advisory Committee

Greg Presland

-   Whau Coastal Walkway Environmental Trust – Trustee

-   Combined Youth Services Trust – Trustee

-   Glen Eden Bid – Member

-   Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association – Member

-   Waitākere Ranges Protection Society - Member

-   Titirangi RSA - Member

Saffron Toms

-   Titirangi Community House – Secretary

-   Huia-Cornwallis Residents and Ratepayers Association – Committee Member

Ken Turner

-   Huia-Cornwallis Residents and Ratepayers Association – Committee Member

Member appointments

Board members are appointed to the following bodies. In these appointments the board members represent Auckland Council:

External community group or organisation

Lead

Alternate

Aircraft Noise Community Consultative Group

Mark Allen

Saffron Toms

Ark in the Park

Mark Allen

Sandra Coney

Friends of Arataki and Waitākere Regional Parkland Incorporated

Michelle Clayton

Sandra Coney

Glen Eden Business Improvement District (Glen Eden Business Association)

Michelle Clayton

Greg Presland

Glen Eden Playhouse Theatre Trust

Ken Turner

Mark Allen

Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery

Mark Allen

Saffron Toms and Sandra Coney

The Rural Advisory Panel

Ken Turner

Saffron Toms

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/136

MOVED by Member M Clayton, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Presland:   

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 23 September 2021, as true and correct.

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

 

6.1

Acknowledgement: Dave Bryant

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/137

MOVED by Member S Coney, seconded by Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)          acknowledge the passing of Dave Bryant on 12 October 2021. The Local Board expresses its sincere condolences to the Bryant whānau on the passing of a dearly loved family man and well respected community member.

CARRIED

 

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

Waitākere Ward Councillors' Update

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/138

MOVED by Chairperson S Toms, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Presland:   

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      thank Waitākere Ward Councillors Linda Cooper and Shane Henderson for their verbal update.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Project Twin Streams 12-month accountability report 2020/2021

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/139

MOVED by Chairperson S Toms, seconded by Deputy Chairperson G Presland:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      receive the Project Twin Streams 12-month accountability report 2020/2021 for the period ending 30 June 2021 (as per Attachment A to the agenda report - covering both half-year accountability report and year-end accountability report).

CARRIED

 

 

13

Multi-Board Local Grants Round Two 2020/2021 grant allocation to a deferred application

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/140

MOVED by Member K Turner, seconded by Member M Allen:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      decline the Multi-Board Local Grants Round Two 2020/2021 application from EcoNet Charitable Trust.

CARRIED

 

 


 

14

Chair's Report - Saffron Toms

 

Chair S Toms’ verbal report is available on the Auckland Council website in the minutes recording.

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/141

MOVED by Member M Allen, seconded by Member S Coney:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)     receive Chair S Toms’ verbal report for October 2021.

CARRIED

 

15

Deputy Chair's Report - Greg Presland

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/142

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member M Allen:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)         receive Deputy Chair G Presland’s attached report for October 2021.

b)         request staff to report back on possible steps that can be taken to integrate new residents in the Nola Development into our community and to address pressures on Council infrastructure including parks and community services.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Workshop Records

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/143

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Chairperson S Toms:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      receive the workshop records and supporting materials for 16 and 23 September, 7 and 14 October 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Governance Forward Work Programme

 

Resolution number WTK/2021/144

MOVED by Member K Turner, seconded by Member S Coney:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      receive the governance forward work programme for October 2021.

CARRIED

 


 

 

18        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

5:26 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 Waitākere Ranges Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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