Howick Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Howick Local Board held online via MS teams on 16 May 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 absence.

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Paul Young

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Howick Local Board

16 May 2022

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

            The Chair opened the meeting and welcomed everyone present.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

Member M Turinsky declared an interest in item 15: Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multi-board Grants Round Two 2021/2022 grant allocations: LG2207-314 Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated, LG2207-330 Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated and LG2207-339 Young Life New Zealand Trust.

 

Member P Young declared an interest in item 15: Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multi-board Grants Round Two 2021/2022 grant allocations: LG2207-314 Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated, LG2207-330 Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated and LG2207-326 Auckland Ice Hockey Association Incorporated.

           

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number HW/2022/57

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 21 April 2022, including the confidential section, 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

Peter Doone

 

Resolution number HW/2022/58

MOVED by Member M Turinsky, seconded by Deputy Chairperson J Spiller:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      thank Peter Doone for his deputation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     16 May 2022 Howick Local Board - Gracechurch Drive Submission

 

 

8.2

Danon Driscoll and Dr Damien Puddle

 

Resolution number HW/2022/59

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      thank Danon Driscoll and Dr Damien Puddle for their deputation and attendance.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     16 May 2022 Howick Local Board - Parkour Presentation

 

 

9          Public Forum

 

9.1

Marin Burgess of Howick and Districts Historical Society Inc.

 

Resolution number HW/2022/60

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          thank Marin Burgess for their attendance.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

           

9.2

Dean Murphy and Thiem Nguyen of Golf New Zealand

 

Resolution number HW/2022/61

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          Thank Dean Murphy and Thiem Nguyen of Golf New Zealand for their attendance.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     16 May 2022 - Howick Local Board - Golf New Zealand Request for Auckland Council

 

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

11

Governing Body Member update

 

Resolution number HW/2022/62

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the verbal report from Cr Paul Young.

CARRIED

 

 

12

Chairperson's Report

 

Resolution number HW/2022/63

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the chairperson’s written report.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Endorsing Business Improvement District (BID) targeted rate grants for 2022/2023

 

Resolution number HW/2022/64

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      recommends to the Governing Body the setting of the targeted rates for inclusion in the Annual Budget 2022/2023 for the following Business Improvement District (BID) programmes:

i.        $179,390 for Howick Village Association.

ii.       $545,000 for Greater East Tāmaki Business Association.

 

CARRIED

 

 

14

Howick Local Board Grants Programme 2022/2023

 

Resolution number HW/2022/65

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Member M Turinsky:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      adopt the Howick Grants Programme 2022/2023 included as Attachment A to the agenda report.

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Howick Local Grants Round Three and Multi-board Grants Round Two 2021/2022 grant allocations

 

Resolution number HW/2022/66

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Local Grants round three 2021/2022 listed in the following table:

Table One: Howick Local Grants round three 2021/2022 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-326

Auckland Ice Hockey Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the costs of ice time charges from June 2022 to August 2022

$7,000.00

$1,500.00

LG2207-348

The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand Incorporated

The Institution Of Professional Engineers New Zealand Incorporated

Environment

Towards the costs of the Auckland King Tides Initiative Community CoastSnap Beach Monitoring

$10,000.00

$2,000.00

LG2207-310

Botany Chinese Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire, gratuity, accounting software, tai chi associated costs,  Dragon Boat festival and the Mid-autumn Festival

$15,103.20

Declined

LG2207-312

Botany Downs Secondary College

Sport and recreation

Towards the Botany Downs Secondary College cricket facilities development

$26,209.28

$13,104.64

Condition of grant that community access is provided.

LG2207-351

Chinese Alliance Christian Church

Community

Towards the cost of venue hire and board games

$7,360.00

$1,000.00

LG2207-338

Cockle Bay School

Community

Towards the costs of new seats, drinking fountains, a bird bath and the cost of plumbing

$8,278.00

Declined

LG2207-340

Dance Therapy NZ

Community

Towards the delivery of “STARS Pakuranga” workshops between May and September 2022, including venue hire, facilitation, coordination, supervision, client support and liaison, and equipment

$6,000.00

$6,000.00

LG2207-350

NEX Group Limited

Sport and recreation

Towards the cost of gym equipment

$26,499.00

Declined

LG2207-329

East Skate Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards the costs of skateboarding lessons, including coordination and coaching fees, salary costs and a trailer

$24,400.00

$10,000.00

Towards trailer and equipment. Suggestion that the Howick LB logo on side of trailer

LG2207-345

Harlequin Music Theatre Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards front of house curtains and stage curtains

$14,288.00

$7,144.00

LG2207-332

The Howick & Districts Historical Society Incorporated

Historic Heritage

Towards the cost of replacing gutters and upgrading Bell House and Barn

$28,502.70

$6,490.70

LG2207-307

Howick 175th Anniversary Charitable Trust

Historic Heritage

Towards the cost of the 175th anniversary of Howick celebrations

$50,000.00

$50,000.00

LG2207-344

Howick Bowling Club Incorporated

 

Towards the cost of four air conditioning units for the Howick Bowling Club

$11,200.00

$10,600.00

For two air conditioning units.

LG2207-335

Howick Primary School

Environment

Towards a timber plinth for the Howick Primary School water tank

$5,000.00

$2,500.00

LG2207-325

Howick Squash Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards continued renovation of the Howick Squash Club restrooms

$11,000.00

$5,000.00

LG2207-321

Howick Tourism Inc known as East Auckland Tourism

Community

Towards six months remuneration of the Howick Tourism coordinator

$5,000.00

Declined

LG2207-324

Howick Tourism Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the lighting activation of the East Auckland Art Trail

$5,000.00

$5,000.00

LG2207-323

Howick Tourism Incorporated

Community

Towards marking costs of the East Auckland Tourism social media

$3,420.00

Declined

LG2207-322

Howick Tourism Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the ongoing costs of website maintenance

$2,400.00

Declined

LG2207-306

Howick Village Association Incorporated

Community

Towards the costs of CCTV maintenance and upgrade of cameras

$22,408.00

$11,204.00

LG2207-317

Independent Living Charitable Trust

Community

Towards venue hire, gratuity, food, administration and stationary

$3,950.00

$1,500.00

LG2207-313

Libretto Trust

Arts and culture

Towards the cost of sound and lighting hire for The Sound of Music Childrens Theater performances

$1,499.62

$400.00

LG2207-319

New Zealand Love Dance Association Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the costs of studio hire, training/choreography fees, administration and promotion

$10,260.00

Declined

LG2207-343

Pakuranga Athletic Club Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards a defibrillator, pediatric pads and first aid kits

$3,750.00

$3,750.00

LG2207-308

Radiant Communities Care Trust NZ

Community

Towards costs of personally and emotionally fulfilled women and communities project

$10,000.00

Declined

LG2207-342

Rainbow Celebrating Life Trust

Community

Towards the cost of venue hire, choreographer and insurance for the Dancing Wonders

$3,000.00

$1,543.00

LG2207-320

South East Auckland Senior Citizens' Association Incorporated

Community

Towards the costs of Diwali celebrations

$7,000.00

Declined

LG2207-309

Te Tuhi Contemporary Art Trust

Community

Towards the cost of materials, installation and artist fees for the Pātaka Kai project

$3,581.50

Declined

LG2207-305

The Toy Library Howick and Pakuranga Incorporated

Community

Towards one year’s rent at the Howick Presbyterian Church, 11 Vincent street

$6,000.00

$4,500.00

LG2207-304

The Uxbridge Community Projects Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards the costs of 40 artists, advertising and decal for the "#HowickProject40".

$17,408.00

Declined

LG2207-331

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Community

Towards a contribution towards the 2022 Howick Youthline budget

$7,500.00

$3,750.00

Total

 

 

 

$363,017.30

 $146,986.34

 

CARRIED

 

Resolution number HW/2022/67

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

That the Howick Local Board:

b)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Howick Local Grants round three 2021/2022 listed in the following table:

 

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-314

Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire and trainer fee costs for Taichi

$3,680.00

$1,500.00

LG2207-330

Botany & Flat Bush Ethnic Association Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire, sound and video costs, transportation, flags and name cards

$6,498.00

$3,249.00

Total

 

 

 

$10,178.00

 $4,749.00

Member P Young and M Turinsky declared an interest in these items and did not vote

CARRIED

 

Resolution number HW/2022/68

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Member D Collings:

That the Howick Local Board:

c)      agree to defer the decision on Application ID LG2207- 339 Young Life New Zealand Trust Community towards costs of the Young Life New Zealand Trust 9 Week Programme $36,949.50 to the 20 June 2022 meeting.

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2207-339

Young Life New Zealand Trust

Community

Towards costs of the Young Life New Zealand Trust 9 Week Programme

$36,949.50

Deferred

Request further expenditure evidence and an outline of costs of 9-week programme.

Total

 

 

 

$36,949.50

 $0.00

Member M Turinsky declared an interest in this item and did not vote.

 

 

Resolution number HW/2022/69

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

That the Howick Local Board:

d)      agree to fund, part-fund, or decline each application in Multi-board Grants round two 2021/2022 listed in the following table:   

Table Two: Multi-board Grants round two 2021/2022 grant applications

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Eligibility

MB2022-240

Age Concern Auckland Incorporated

Community

Towards delivering specialized Asian services to Chinese, Korean and Japanese people aged 65 and older across Auckland.

$30,000.00

$4,000.00

MB2022-216

Assistance Dogs NZ Trust

Community

Towards wages of puppy development advisor and client instructor in Auckland (June 2022 - December 2022)

$24,000.00

Declined

MB2022-220

Bellyful New Zealand Trust

Community

Towards meal production, volunteer support, and delivery costs in Auckland (June 2022 - December 2023)

$46,500.00

$2,000.00

MB2022-236

Big Buddy Mentoring Trust

Community

Towards operational costs (such as wages, rent, transport, equipment) to recruit volunteer mentors for young boys with no father in their lives in Auckland (September 2022 - September 2023)

$160,000.00

$3,000.00

MB2022-234

Fiji Girmit Foundation

Community

Towards the Girmit musical festival and Girmit seniors recognition event in Mangere.

$36,000.00

Declined

MB2022-255

Habitat for Humanity Northern Region Limited

Community

Towards healthy homes interventions and winter warmer essentials from June 2022 to August 2022.

$22,500.00

Declined

MB2022-203

Howick Pakuranga Youth Academy

Sport and recreation

Towards gym equipment and purchase of van in Pakuranga Heights.

$52,000.00

Declined

MB2022-248

KidsCan Charitable Trust

Community

Towards items to deliver the KidsCan programme in schools and early childhood centres in Auckland (June 2022 - December 2022)

$64,500.00

$1,000.00

MB2022-210

LifeKidz Trust

Community

Towards sensory/play equipment and support worker wages.

$25,000.00

$1,000.00

MB2022-237

Pet Refuge New Zealand Charitable Trust

Community

Towards administration costs for the Pet Refuge shelter in Rosedale Auckland (June 2022 - December 2022)

$29,000.00

Declined

MB2022-204

The Auckland Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards ongoing operating expenses for facilitating softball leagues and tournaments in the Auckland Region from July 2022 to December 2022.

$45,000.00

Declined

MB2022-239

The Operating Theatre Trust t/a Tim Bray Theatre Company

Arts and culture

Towards Gift a Seat funding for 2,700 children to attend The Whale Rider in their local area for free (September 2022 - December 2022)

$74,943.00

Declined

MB2022-215

The Reading Revolution

Community

Towards wages of the manager delivering the "Readers Leaders programme"

$44,000.00

Declined

MB2022-229

The StarJam Charitable Trust

Community

Towards the workshops costs of tutor fees, venue hire, tutor and volunteer training, regional programme coordinator`s salary and equipment between 1st June 2022 to 31st December 2022.

$54,000.00

$1,000.00

MB2022-219

Young Workers Resource Centre

Community

Towards education coordinator wages and mileage from June 2022 - March 2023

$14,000.00

Declined

 

 

Total

 

 

 

$721,443.00

 $12,000.00

 

CARRIED

 

At 7.34pm Member Turinsky disconnected due to internet issues.

 

16

Draft Auckland golf investment plan

 

Resolution number HW/2022/70

MOVED by Member D Collings, seconded by Chairperson A White:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)          does not support the draft Auckland golf investment plan and requests that the status quo remains.

b)         requests that Auckland council restarts the process to prepare a draft Auckland golf investment plan with sufficient collaboration with Golf New Zealand.

CARRIED

 

 

17

Auckland Council’s Quarterly Performance Report: Howick Local Board for quarter three 2021/2022

 

Resolution number HW/2022/71

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      receive the performance report for quarter three ending 31 March 2022.

b)      approve funding granted to the Pakuranga Rotary Club of $30,000 (ID 329 Event partnership fund Howick) remain with the group so that the event can be undertaken in 2023.

c)      approve the reallocation of $40,400 underspent budget towards the following activities:

              i.            ID 244 Community Grants Howick (Customer and Community Services Work Programme) - $39,650.00

             ii.            ID 664 Pest Free Howick (Infrastructure and Environmental Services Work Programme) - $750.00 for the Cascades Stream clean-up project

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

18

Local board feedback on Auckland Transport's proposed speed limit changes

 

Resolution number HW/2022/72

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

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      delegate feedback on speed limit changes proposed as part of Phase Three of Auckland Transport’s Safe Speeds Programme to Chair White and Member Spiller.

 

CARRIED

 

 

19

Workshop records

 

Resolution number HW/2022/73

MOVED by Chairperson A White, seconded by Member P Young:  

That the Howick Local Board:

a)      note the workshop records for workshops held on 14, 21 April and 5 May.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

Governance forward work calendar

 

Resolution number HW/2022/74

MOVED by Member K Bungard, seconded by Member D Collings:  

That the Howick Local Board:

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

 

CARRIED

 

21        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

7.59 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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