Henderson-Massey Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Henderson-Massey Local Board held via Skype for Business on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 at 4.00pm.

As required under the COVID-19 Response (Urgent Management Measures) Legislation Act 2020, a recording of the meeting will be available on: https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/about-auckland-council/how-auckland-council-works/meetings-council-bodies/Pages/webcasts-council-meetings.aspx

 

present

 

Chairperson

Vanessa Neeson, JP

 

Deputy Chairperson

Brenda Brady, JP

 

Members

Chris Carter

 

 

Peter Chan, JP

 

 

Dr Will Flavell

 

 

Matt Grey

 

 

Brooke Loader

 

 

Ingrid Papau

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillors

Linda Cooper

 

 

Shane Henderson

 

 

 

 

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

 


Henderson-Massey Local Board

16 November 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

Member Chris Carter opened the meeting with a karakia.

 

2          Apologies

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

            Members are 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.

The following are declared interests of elected members of the Henderson-Massey Local Board.

Member

Organisation

Position

Brenda Brady, JP
(Deputy Chair)

-        Safer West Community Trust

Trustee

Chris Carter

 

-        St Lazarus Trust

-        Waitemata District Health Board

-        Waitakere Badminton Club

Member

Member

Member

Peter Chan, JP

 

-        Cantonese Opera Society of NZ

-        Asian Leaders Forum

-        NZ-Hong Kong Business Association

-        NZ-China Business Association

-        Auckland Chinese Environment Protection Association (ACEPA)

-        Whau Coastal Walkway Trust

Member

Member

Member

Member

Advisor

 

Trustee

Matt Grey

-        West Auckland Youth Development Trust

-        Billy Graham Youth Foundation

Director

Board Member

Dr Will Flavell

 

-        Asia New Zealand Leadership Network

-        COMET

-        Te Atatū Tennis Club

-        Waitākere Literacy Board

Member

Employee

Board Member

Board Member

Brooke Loader

-         Waitākere Licensing Trust

-         Te Atatu Peninsula Business Association

-         Neighbourhood Support

-         Te Atatu Glendene Community Patrol

Member

Associate Member

Member

Volunteer

Vanessa Neeson
(Chair)

-        Village Green Quilters

-        Ranui Advisory Group

-        Waitakere Badmington Club

Member

Chairperson

Patron

Ingrid Papau

-        Liberty Impact Community Trust

-        #WeLoveTuvalu Community Trust

-        Neighbourhood Support

-        Liberty Church

-        Rutherford Primary Board of Trustees

Board Member

Member

Street Contact

Member

Member

 


 

Member appointments

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

External organisation

 

Leads

Alternate

Central Park Henderson Business Association

Brenda Brady and Brooke Loader

 

Heart of Te Atatu South

Brenda Brady and Brooke Loader

 

Massey Matters

Will Flavell and Peter Chan

 

Ranui Advisory Group

Vanessa Neeson (Chair) and Ingrid Papau

 

Te Atatu Peninsula Business Association

Peter Chan and Ingrid Papau

 

Waitakere Ethnic Board

Ingrid Papau and Peter Chan

 

Waitakere Healthlink

Peter Chan

Chris Carter

Te Whau Pathway Trust

Matt Grey and Brenda Brady

 

 

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

Resolution number HM/2021/158

MOVED by Member W Flavell, seconded by Member P Chan:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 19 October 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

8.1

Deputations: Martha Thomas - Forest Hill Road Henderson safety issues

 

A PowerPoint presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HM/2021/159

MOVED by Member B Loader, seconded by Member W Flavell:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      receive the presentation on the Forest Hill Road safety issues and thank Martha Thomas on behalf of Safe4us for her attendance

b)      request that the presentation on Forest Hill Road safety issues be forwarded to Auckland Transport (AT) and request AT report back to the local board with solutions.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     16 November 2021 Henderson-Massey Local Board Item 8.1 Deputations: Martha Thomas - Forest Hill Road Henderson safety issues presentation

 

 

8.2

Deputation: Gareth Teahan, CEO of Auckland Softball - lighting at Starling Park

 

Resolution number HM/2021/160

MOVED by Chairperson V Neeson, seconded by Member I Papau:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      receive the presentation on using the lights for the summer season in Starling Park and thank Gareth Teahan for his attendance

b)      request staff investigate the issues raised by Gareth Teahan about using the lights over the summer period for softball in Starling Park.

CARRIED

 

 

9          Public Forum

There was no public forum.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11

Ward Councillors' Update

 

Resolution number HM/2021/161

MOVED by Chairperson V Neeson, seconded by Deputy Chairperson B Brady:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

 

12

Henderson-Massey Quick Response Round Two 2021/2022 grant allocations

 

Resolution number HM/2021/162

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson B Brady, seconded by Member I Papau:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      agree to fund, part-fund or decline each application received in 2021/2022 Henderson-Massey Quick Response Round Two as follows:

Application ID

Organisation

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Amount allocated

QR2205-201

The Gallery

Towards facilitator wages in West City Mall for December 2021

$2,000.00

$1,000.00

QR2205-202

North West Toy Library Incorporated

Towards multicultural and diverse toys and storage at North West Toy Library. Project to run from December 2021 to March 2022

$2,000.00

$800.00

QR2205-205

Blue Light Ventures Incorporated

Towards street smart handbooks for Year 13 Henderson-Massey local board secondary school students from December 2021 to March 2022

$1,960.00

$800.00

QR2205-207

CARE Waitākere Trust

Towards non-perishable food items added to food parcels in the Te Atatu Community food bank from December 2021 to November 2022

$1,000.00

$1,000.00

QR2205-208

Doughnut Economics Advocates New Zealand

Towards marketing materials for the Repair Cafe in Te Atatu South Community Centre from January 2022 to December 2022

$1,869.12

$800.00

QR2205-209

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Towards a contribution to the annual operating costs for the promotion of Youthline services in schools in the Henderson-Massey area

Decline due to grant round oversubscribed

$2,000.00

0

QR2205-210

Glendene Community Society Inc

Towards the Glendene Santa Run 2021 at Glendene Reserve in December 2021

Decline due to lockdown restrictions in Auckland

$2,000.00

0

QR2205-212

Gym Zone

Towards 10 activation sessions afterschool and during weekends at west local parks from December 2021 to May 2022

$1,900.00

$1,000.00

QR2205-213

Adventure Specialties Trust

Towards snorkel equipment for adventure therapy, youth development, and whanau programmes at Adventure Specialties in January 2022

$936.12

$936.12

QR2205-215

Environmental Education for Resource Sustainability Trust

Towards native plants and recycling bins in schools and preschools in Henderson-Massey from January 2022 to December 2022

Decline due to grant round oversubscribed

$1,998.10

0

QR2205-216

Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust

Towards a new carpet in the clinic room in Te Atatū Community House

$2,000.00

$1,300.00

QR2205-217

Waitakere Japanese Supplementary School

Towards materials for the ‘Gakushu Happyoukai" end of year school production at Glen Eden Intermediate School in April 2022

Decline due to project outside the local board area

$700.00

0

QR2205-218

Lupesina o Samoa Trust

Towards Graduation and Christmas concert in Glendene School Hall on December 2021

$2,000.00

$500.00

 

TOTAL

$22,363.34

$8,136.12

 

CARRIED

 

 

13

Report on the Recovery from the West and North-West Auckland Floods

 

Wayne Brown Principal Advisor Recovery, Melanie Hutton Head of Resilience and Jennifer Rose Head of Business Performance, were in attendance to speak to this item.

 

Resolution number HM/2021/163

MOVED by Chairperson V Neeson, seconded by Member B Loader:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      receive the report on the Recovery from West and North-West Auckland Floods.

CARRIED

 

 


 

14

Draft Contributions Policy 2021

 

Resolution number HM/2021/164

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson B Brady, seconded by Member M Grey:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      provide feedback on the Draft Contributions Policy 2021 on the key consultation topics as follows:

i)          updating policy for capital projects in the 10-year Budget 2021-2031:

·         support the scope and scale of the changes to the 10-year Budget in support of the City Rail Link and additional community infrastructure projects.

ii)         inclusion of projects beyond 10-years to the policy in stages starting with Drury:

·         support this change, but note that Drury, as a new community on the city fringe, does not achieve Auckland Council’s climate change goals specifically for densification of the city and, as such, development contributions investment should focus across growth areas to address climate change

·         support the subsequent focus on the high growth areas of Red Hills, Whenuapai and Westgate, as well as brown-field developments in the board area which are undergoing heavy intensification, in particular in Te Atatu Peninsula, Henderson (to support Eke Panuku ‘Unlock Henderson’ project) and Sunnyvale

·         with $15 million allocated in the current Long-term Plan for aquatic provision (land purchase) in or around the Redhills area, the local board would like consideration given to additional development contributions collected from this area allocated to building the new aquatic centre for West Auckland and the region.

iii)       requiring developers to pay contributions earlier:

·         the local board has mixed views around this change in timing for collecting development contributions.  Whilst understanding this change will better support timely infrastructure development in all areas of intensification, the board has concerns about negative impacts this could have on lower level developers (such as ‘mum-and-dad investors’) and the financial impact of this change

·         request the Governing Body to investigate a model of split payments for development contributions (one payment at the earlier stage of the process and one at the existing stage).

iv)       proposal to support Māori development with grants:

·         support the proposal to support Māori development through grants.

v)         other feedback:

·         request clarity with respect to how brownfields intensification and infrastructure renewals can be funded by development contributions and when will this go into a Long-term Plan (amendments to the current plan).

CARRIED

 

 


 

15

National Emissions Reduction Plan Discussion Document – draft council submission

 

Resolution number HM/2021/165

MOVED by Member C Carter, seconded by Member I Papau:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      support for the ‘Equitable transition’ ensuring that Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland undergoes a rapid, fair, and equitable transition to a low-emissions, regenerative and climate resilient economy will be critical to the economic resilience of Aotearoa as a whole.

CARRIED

 

 

16

Submission on a proposed new national waste strategy and associated waste legislation

 

Resolution number HM/2021/166

MOVED by Member P Chan, seconded by Member W Flavell:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      receive the Government’s proposed new waste strategy and proposed changes to waste legislation report.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Three Waters Economic Regulation Submission

 

Resolution number HM/2021/167

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson B Brady, seconded by Member P Chan:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)         welcome the opportunity to provide feedback for inclusion in Auckland Council’s submission on the Economic Regulation and Consumer Protection for Three Waters Services in New Zealand discussion paper

b)        support that the regulator has an obligation to consider vulnerable consumers and communities and that an equity lens is able to be employed to assist with matters that need addressing for communities of need.

c)         make the following points in the administrative areas of:

i)          the need for economic regulation – the board support the need to regulate the new water authorities to ensure they are responsive to the people they serve. Large companies with no competition can lead to bad outcomes

 

ii)         the type of regulation and who would pay the costs:

A)        support the proposal that the regulator be a price-quality regulator, provided “quality” includes factors such as the social, cultural, environmental, and the financial wellbeing of communities

 

B)        support the proposal that the administrative costs of the regulator be recovered through levies as there are a straightforward, transparent, and standard way of recovering these costs providing that the regulations are designed to ensure they are net beneficial to consumers. 

iii)       what parts of three waters the regulation would apply to – without further information it is difficult to understand how the provision of stormwater could be economically regulated or to demonstrate how the cost of that regulation is net beneficial to consumers

iv)       should the regulation apply to all providers – support the proposal that small community or private schemes should only be regulated if the cost of regulation is outweighed by the benefits

v)         how and when should regulation be implemented – support a graduated approach to implementing a conventional price-quality path, providing that this considers the social, cultural, environmental, and the financial wellbeing of communities

vi)       what should be the statutory objectives of the regulation regime – support statutory objectives that would:

A)     incentivise innovation and investment

 

B)     improve efficiency

 

A)        share efficiency gains with consumers

 

B)        considers the impacts of climate change

 

C)        considers Te mana o te Wai.

 

vii)      what should compliance and enforcement look like – support the need for effective compliance and enforcement to ensure the regulation is effective

 

viii)     who the economic regulator should be – has no opinions on who the economic regulator should be

 

ix)       whether we need additional consumer protections and how those are regulated:

 

A)        support the provisions in the proposal to ensure the regulator is responsive to its customers.

 

B)        further, request provisions to ensure the regulator is responsive to the plans and priorities of local communities as expressed through the local boards.

 

C)        request further consideration of the role of local boards in advocating for their communities and how this will be reflected in the statutory objectives of the regulator. 

CARRIED

 

 

18

Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number HM/2021/168

MOVED by Chairperson V Neeson, seconded by Member B Loader:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      receive the governance forward work calendar for September 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

19

Confirmation of Workshop Records

 

Resolution number HM/2021/169

MOVED by Member I Papau, seconded by Member M Grey:  

That the Henderson-Massey Local Board:

a)      note the workshop record for 5, 12 and 26 October 2021.

CARRIED

 

 

20        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

5.00 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 Henderson-Massey Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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