Upper Harbour Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Upper Harbour Local Board held via Skype for Business on Thursday, 18 November 2021 at 9.36am. Either a recording or written summary will be uploaded to the Auckland Council website.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Lisa Whyte

 

Deputy Chairperson

Margaret Miles, QSM, JP

 

Members

Anna Atkinson

 

 

Uzra Casuri Balouch, JP

 

 

Nicholas Mayne

 

 

Brian Neeson, JP

 

 


Upper Harbour Local Board

18 November 2021

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

            The Chairperson opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number UH/2021/142

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday 21 October 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

 

 

There were no deputations.


 

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Pulic Forum: Harbour Sports Trust

 

Alvin Cheung from Harbour Sports Trust was in attendance for this public fourm item.

 

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

 

Resolution number UH/2021/143

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)          thank the representatives of the Harbour Sports Trust for their presentation.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     18 November 2021, Upper Harbour Local Board - Item 9: Deputation, Harbour Sports Trust - presentation

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10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Minutes of the Upper Harbour Local Board meeting held Thursday, 21 October 2021

 

Resolution number UH/2021/144

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      note that the open unconfirmed minutes of the Upper Harbour Local Board meeting held on Thursday, 21 October 2021, are attached at item 11 of the agenda for the information of the local board only and will be confirmed under item 4 of the agenda.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Approval of concept design for public reserve, 1 Observation Green (Hobsonville)

 

The Manager Area Operations, Community Facilities was in attendance to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/145

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 the public reserve at 1 Observation Green, Hobsonville as per Attachment C of the agenda report subject to the following additions:

i)          addition of either an inground trampoline (preferred option) or jumping jacks if it can be accommodated within the available budget envelope

 

ii)         incorporate a chess table top design to the table already included in the concept design if it can be accommodated within the available budget envelope

b)        request staff to progress the project to detailed design, in liaison with Chairperson L Whyte and Member N Mayne, as Topic Area Leads Parks (Reserves), Sport and Recreation, to confirm details regarding the additions requested under clause a) and progress the project to procurement and construction.

 

CARRIED

 

 

13

Amendments to Upper Harbour Local Board 2021-2024 Customer and Community Services - Community Facilities work programme

 

The Manager Area Operations, Community Facilities was in attendance to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/146

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the deferral of ABS: Local Renewals Capex funding in financial year 2021/2022, 2022/2023 and 2023/2024 to financial year 2024/2025 for project:

i)       ID30457 Upper Harbour – renew reserve roads and carparks - revised financial year 2021/2022 and 2022/2023 total project costs to $0 and 2023/2024 to $41,885.

b)      approve the reallocation of ABS: Local Renewals Capex funding within the work programme 2021-2024 for project:

i)       ID 24280 Meadowood House – Refurbish building - revised financial year   2022/2023 project costs $235,000 an increase of $115,000.

ii)      ID 20471 Fernhill Escarpment – renew walkway and wayfinding signage – revised financial year 2021/2022 project costs of $797,384 an increase of $223,115.

 

CARRIED

 

 

14

Draft Contributions Policy 2021

 

The Lead Financial Advisor, Financial Strategy and Planning was in attendance to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/147

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      provide feedback on the Contributions Policy 2021:

i)       support the overall intent of the policy update

ii)      note the definition of Northwest includes Whenuapai

iii)     support inclusion of projects beyond 10-years: the inclusion of strategic projects over a longer period of time (over 10 years) ensures all developers contribute equitably to the infrastructure and amenity required as a result of growth

iv)     support requiring developers to pay their contributions earlier: with the ability to negotiate staging the payment timing of contributions for small scale developments.

CARRIED

 

 

15

Ngā Hapori Momoho | Thriving Communities Draft Strategy

 

Deputy Chairperson M Miles left the meeting 11.05am

 

Deputy Chairperson M Miles returned to the meeting 11.06am

 

Resolution number UH/2021/148

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the draft Ngā Hapori Momoho | Thriving Communities Strategy 2022 – 2032.  

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Approval for a new private road name at 2 Marlborough Crescent, Hobsonville

 

Resolution number UH/2021/149

MOVED by Member B Neeson, seconded by Member A Atkinson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the name ‘Wikner Lane’ (applicant’s preference) for the new private road created by way of subdivision at 2 Marlborough Crescent, Hobsonville, in accordance with section 319(1)(j) of the Local Government Act 1974 (resource consent references BUN60368150 and SUB60368152, and road naming reference RDN90095677).

CARRIED

 

 

17

Upper Harbour Local Board Input to Auckland Light Rail engagement July / August 2021

 

The Senior Local Board Advisor, Upper Harbour Local Board was in attendance to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2021/150

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the Upper Harbour Local Board feedback on Light Rail as provided to the Establishment Unit Board of the City Centre to Māngere light rail project in September 2021.  

CARRIED

 

 

18

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number UH/2021/151

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the Upper Harbour Local Board governance forward work calendar

CARRIED

 

 

19

Record of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on Thursday 14 and 28 October, and 4 November 2021

 

Resolution number UH/2021/152

MOVED by Member A Atkinson, seconded by Member U Casuri Balouch:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the records of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on Thursday 14 and 28 October, and 4 November 2021 (refer to Attachments A, B and C to the agenda report).

CARRIED

 

 

20

Local board members' reports - November 2021

 

Resolution number UH/2021/153

MOVED by Member U Casuri Balouch, seconded by Member A Atkinson:  

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal local board member’s reports from Deputy Chairperson M Miles, Chairperson L Whyte, Member A Atkinson, Member U Casuri-Balouch.

CARRIED

 

 

21        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

11.16 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 Upper Harbour Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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