Upper Harbour Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Upper Harbour Local Board held via MS Teams on Thursday, 17 March 2022 at 9.30am.

 

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

17 March 2022

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number UH/2022/18

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 17 February 2022, 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

Business North Harbour update

 

Resolution number UH/2022/19

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the deputation from Kevin O’Leary and Peter Lamberton from Business North Harbour and thank them for their attendance and presentation.

 

CARRIED

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.


10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Minutes of the Upper Harbour Local Board meeting held Thursday, 17 February 2022

 

Resolution number UH/2022/20

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      note that the open unconfirmed minutes of the Upper Harbour Local Board meeting held on Thursday, 17 February 2022, 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

Sanders Reserve Planting Plan 2022

 

Michelle Sanderson, Parks, Sport and Recreation Portfolio Manager, was in attendance to support the item.

 

An updated map was provided for this item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Resolution number UH/2022/21

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      Approve the Sanders Reserve Planting Plan 2022, as shown in the updated tabled map, Sanders Reserve Infill Planting 2022 maps V2, dated 17 March 2022, noting it is consistent with the Sanders Reserve Management Plan 2006.

 

CARRIED   

Note

Chairperson Whyte requested that it be noted that the motion was carried without dissent.

 

Attachments

a     Sanders Reserve Infill Planting 2022 maps V2, dated 17 March 2022.

 


 

 

 

13

Variations to the Upper Harbour Local Board 2021/2022 Work Programme

 

Jestine Joseph, Lead Financial Advisor, was in attendance to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2022/22

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the following variations to the Upper Harbour Local Board 2021/2022 work programme:

i)       cancel activity ID 475 ‘Local Civic Events’, Customer and Community Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022

ii)      reduce budget for activity ID 473 ‘Event Partnership Fund Upper Harbour’, Customer and Community Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022 by $11,000 and reallocate the unspent budget to other activities in the 2021/2022 work programme

iii)     allocate $9,000 of locally driven initiatives operational budget originally allocated to activity ID 475 ‘Local Civic Events’, Customer and Community Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022 to activity ID 1692 ‘Upper Harbour Construction Waste Enforcement and Leadership’, Infrastructure and Environmental Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022, to provide more visits and engagement at construction sites in the Scott Point and Whenuapai areas

iv)     allocate $3,000 of local driven initiatives operational budget originally allocated to activity ID 473 ‘Event Partnership Fund Upper Harbour’, Customer and Community Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022 to activity ID 1692 ‘Upper Harbour Construction Waste Enforcement and Leadership’, Infrastructure and Environmental Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022, to provide more visits and engagement at construction sites in the Scott Point and Whenuapai areas

v)      allocate $8,000 of locally driven initiatives operational budget originally allocated to activity ID 473 ‘Event Partnership Fund Upper Harbour’, Customer and Community Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022 to activity ID 474 ‘Community Grants Upper Harbour, Customer and Community Services Upper Harbour Local Board Work Programme 2021/2022.

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

 

14

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

 

Resolution number UH/2022/23

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      advocate that Auckland Transport proactively work with Auckland Council Consents to regulate speed in new developed areas that is in keeping with the road width and design.

b)        Advocate for speed limiting and safety infrastructure to be provided where safety concerns have been identified e.g., provision of footpaths, safe crossings, and shared paths for vulnerable road users to provide the outcome of lower speeds without necessarily speed limit reduction.

 

CARRIED

 


 

15

Scott Point Sustainable Sports Park development - approval of construction stages

 

Angela Levet, Senior project Manager, was in attendance to support the item.

 

Resolution number UH/2022/24

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      approve the staging of construction of Scott Point Sustainable Sports Park in the order of priority:

i)     Stage 1a - sports fields 2 and 3, baseball diamond 2, car park, internal paths, shared path on southern boundary, toilet and changing facilities, park frontage along Squadron Drive Extension and the construction of Joshua Carder Drive extension and Craigs Way

ii)    Stage 1b (sports fields 1, 4 and 5, second baseball diamond and park frontage along Clark Road)

iii)   Stage 2 (playground and ecological restoration area)

iv)   Stage 3 (future hard courts and multi-use facility)

b)      approve a change to the 2021/2022 Community Facilities work programme project SPID2794 “Scott Point – develop sustainable sports park (Stage I)” including:

i)     increase of the project budget by $1.5 million from the local parks and sports fields development programme (growth).

ii)    amend the activity description to state “Develop a sustainable sports park to meet the needs of new and future residents. These works include demolition and site preparation, construction of sports fields 2 and 3, baseball diamond 2, car park construction, internal park road, shared path and toilet and changing rooms”.

c)      note that Scott Point - stage 1b will require approval as a new project in the regional local parks and sports fields development work programme for approval in June 2022 (subject to Governing Body approval) with works to begin in the 2023/2024 financial year.

d)      note that funding for stages 2 and 3 will be subject to future budget availability and decision making.

 

CARRIED

 

 

16

Upper Harbour Local Board input into Auckland Council's submission on Transforming Aotearoa New Zealand’s resource management system: Our future resource management system

 

Resolution number UH/2022/25

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the Upper Harbour Local Board input into Auckland Council’s submission on Transforming Aotearoa New Zealand’s resource management system: Our future resource management system.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

17

Council-controlled organisations Quarterly Update: Quarter Two, 2021/2022

 

Resolution number UH/2022/26

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the council-controlled organisations Quarterly Report for Quarter Two 2021/2022

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

 

CARRIED

 

 

18

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number UH/2022/27

MOVED by Chairperson L Whyte, seconded by Member A Atkinson:  

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 10 and 24 February and 3 March 2022

 

Resolution number UH/2022/28

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the records of the Upper Harbour Local Board workshops held on Thursday 10 and 24 February and 3 March 2022 (refer to Attachments A, B and C to the agenda report).

 

CARRIED

 


 

 

20

Local board members' reports - March 2022

 

Deputy Chairperson Miles tabled a written report for this item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Member Casuri Balouch tabled a copy of the Auckland Transport West Harbour Bulletin – Upper Harbour Local Board, March 2022 during her verbal report for this item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

Resolution number UH/2022/29

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

That the Upper Harbour Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal and written local board members’ reports.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 March 2022, Upper Harbour Local Board, Item 20: Deputy Chairpersons report.

b     17 March 2022, Upper Harbour Local Board, Item 20: Auckland Transport West Hub Bulletin, Upper Harbour Local Board, March 2022.

 

 

21        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

11.34 am                                            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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