Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Howick Local Board held online via MS teams on Monday, 21 March 2022 at 6.00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Adele White

 

Deputy Chairperson

John Spiller

 

Members

Katrina Bungard

 

 

Bo Burns

 

 

David Collings

 

 

Bruce Kendall

 

 

Mike Turinsky

 

 

Bob Wichman

 

 

Peter Young, JP

 

 

ABSENT

 

Councillor

Sharon Stewart, QSM

Apology received for lateness

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Paul Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

21 March 2022

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed everyone present.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

            Note: Apologies were subsequently received from Member B Burns for lateness.

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2022/26

MOVED by Member B Wichman, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Monday, 21 February 2022, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

5          Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

6          Acknowledgements

           

           

6.1

Brian and Reay Neben

 

Resolution number HW/2022/27

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          Acknowledge Brian and Reay Neben for 50 years of providing the Times newspaper for the Howick district.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

7          Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

 

 

 

8          Deputations

 

8.1

Angela Guptill of CAB Pakuranga & Botany

 

Angela Guptill provided a powerpoint presentation. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HW/2022/28

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      thank Angela Guptill of CAB Pakuranga & Botany for her deputation and attendance.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     21 March 2022 - Howick Local Board - Angela Guptill of CAB Pakuranga and Botany - Presentation

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Mike Higgins

 

Mike Higgins provided a powerpoint presentation. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number HW/2022/29

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Member B Wichman:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          Thank Mike Higgins for his attendance.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     21 March 2022 - Howick Local Board - Mike Higgins Presentation

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11        Notices of Motion

 

Under Standing Order 2.5.1 a Notice of Motion has been received from Chair Adele White for consideration under item 14.

 

12

Governing Body Member update

 

Resolution number HW/2022/30

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

That the Howick Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     21 March 2022 - Howick Local Board - Councillor's Paul Young and Sharon Stewart's Joint Report

 

Member B Burns joined the meeting at 6.20pm.

 

Councillor Paul Young apologised for his early departure due to Council business at 6.25pm, subsequently he departed at 6.38pm, item 19.

 

13

Chairperson's Report

 

Resolution number HW/2022/31

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the chairperson’s written report.

 

CARRIED

 

 

14

Notice of Motion - Chairperson Adele White - Council Enforcement

 

Resolution number HW/2022/32

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)     acknowledge that the enforcement of many bylaws (including their compliance and enforcement responsibilities under a range of legislation) is a core and essential function of Auckland Council, and that the local board and the public expect that bylaws are enforced in a timely manner and in full.

 

b)     request that the relevant compliance enforcement teams be urgently provided

sufficient resources to effectively carry out their roles.

 

c)     request that call centre staff are provided updated training and instruction in the city’s bylaws to enable them to accurately and effectively carry out their roles.

 

d)     request that the Chief Executive give direction for a compliance enforcement review across Auckland Council and Council-Controlled Organisations to take place urgently for the purpose of identifying the challenges and obstacles in enforcement and recommend solutions to overcome them.

 

e)     request that findings of this review are reported back to all local boards as soon as possible to inform them of changes that will be put in place to ensure effective and efficient enforcement of all bylaws.

 

f)      acknowledges staff in the Compliance and Community Facilities teams who are doing an outstanding job under the circumstances of being severely under-resourced to deal with the sheer volume and variety of compliance breaches across the region.

 

g)      request that this Notice of Motion be forwarded members of all Local Boards, the Governing Body, the Independent Māori Statutory Board, as well as the Mayor, and Chief Executive.

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Urgent Decision - Movies in the Park - Barry Curtis Park

 

Resolution number HW/2022/33

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      confirm the officer’s recommendation to proceed with cancelling the Movies in the Park event, scheduled to be held at Barry Curtis Park on the 5th March 2022, due to the risk posed by Covid-19.

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Urgent Decision - Vaccination Event at Lloyd Elsmore Park

 

Resolution number HW/2022/34

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      give landowner approval to the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre for use of Lloyd Elsmore Park on Saturday 5th March 2022, including setting up on Friday 4th March 2022, and packing down on Sunday 6th March 2022 as per the attached proposal (Attachment B).

 

 

CARRIED

 

 

17

Howick Local Board Work Programme Reallocations 2021/2022

 

Resolution number HW/2022/35

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a) approve the reallocation of $128,559.85 underspent budget towards the following activities:

a)    ID 664 Pest Free Howick (Hub equipment)- $28,734.61

b)    ID 664 Pest Free Howick (Te Naupata/Musick Point weed control)- $11,012

c)     ID 664 Pest Free Howick (Sustainable Schools programme, planting at Mission Heights Primary school and junior college) – $48,762.30

d)    ID 669 Howick stream improvement programme - $4,777.00

e)    ID 244 Community grants Howick - $35,273.94

Approve funding granted to the Brit & Euro Car Show (ID 239 Event partnership fund Howick) of $31,500 remain with the group so that the event can be undertaken in early 2023.

 

CARRIED

 

 

18

Council-controlled Organisations Quarterly Update: Quarter Two, 2021-22

 

Resolution number HW/2022/36

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the Council-controlled Organisations Quarterly Report for Quarter Two 2021-22

b)      approve updates to the Joint CCO Engagement Plan 2021-2022.

 

CARRIED

 

 

19

Local board input to development of Auckland Transport’s Interim Speed Management Plan

 

Resolution number HW/2022/37

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      provide feedback on the introduction of an interim Auckland Speed Management Plan

b)      provide a list of roads within the local board area that should be reviewed when staff develop the proposed plan.

c)      delegate feedback to Member B Burns and Member M Turinsky.

 

CARRIED

 

Councillor Paul Young left the meeting at 6.38pm.

 

20

Workshop records

 

Resolution number HW/2022/38

MOVED by Member B Burns, seconded by Member B Kendall:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the workshop records for workshops held on 21, 24 February, 3 and 10 March.

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number HW/2022/39

MOVED by Member P Young, seconded by Member B Burns:  

That the Howick Local Board: 

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

 

CARRIED

 

 

22        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

23        Procedural motion to exclude the public

Resolution number HW/2022/40

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      exclude the public from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

 

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

 

C1       Alternative Commercial Opportunities

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interest(s) protected (where applicable)

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

s7(2)(c)(i) - The withholding of the information is necessary to protect information which is subject to an obligation of confidence or which any person has been or could be compelled to provide under the authority of any enactment, where the making available of the information would be likely to prejudice the supply of similar information or information from the same source and it is in the public interest that such information should continue to be supplied.

In particular, the report contains the report contains information covered in confidential Finance and Performance workshops and information relating to commercial activities that affect private landowners and negotiations associated with Auckland Council’s Own Your Own Home Scheme portfolio which has not been finalised or released publicly. The report, attachments, and resolution remain confidential until the reasons for confidentiality no longer exist.

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

 

 

The text of these resolutions is made available to the public who are present at the meeting and form part of the minutes of the meeting.

CARRIED

 

6.51pm            The public was excluded.

 

Resolutions in relation to the confidential items are recorded in the confidential section of these minutes and are not publicly available.

 

7.34pm            The public was re-admitted.

 

restatementS

 

It was resolved while the public was excluded:

 

 

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Alternative Commercial Opportunities

 

Restatement

agree there be no restatement of the report, attachments and resolution until the reasons for confidentiality no longer exist.

 

 

 

7.35 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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