Waitematā Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a hybrid meeting of the Waitematā Local Board held in the Waitematā Local Board Office, Ground Floor, 52 Swanson Street, Auckland and via MS Teams on Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 4.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Richard Northey, (ONZM)

 

Deputy Chairperson

Alexandra Bonham

 

Members

Glenda Fryer

 

 

Graeme Gunthorp

 

 

Kerrin Leoni

 

 

Julie Sandilands

 

 


Waitematā Local Board

10 May 2022

 

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Chair Northey opened the meeting with a karakia.

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

Note:   A roll call was conducted by Chair Richard Northey that ascertained the following members were in attendance at the commencement of the meeting:

Member

Attendance

Chair Richard Northey

In-person

Deputy Chair Alex Bonham

In-person

Member Glenda Fryer

Online

Member Graeme Gunthorp

Online

Member Kerrin Leoni

Online

Member Julie Sandilands

Online

 

 

3          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

4          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WTM/2022/71

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)          confirm the minutes of its ordinary meeting, held on Tuesday, 12 April 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

 

There were no deputations.

 

9          Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

10        Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11

Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback and input into the Annual Budget 2022/2023

 

Maclean Grindell, Senior Local Board Advisor, was in attendance to speak to this report. A document was tabled for this item and can be found on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive consultation feedback on the proposed Waitematā Local Board priorities and activities for 2022/2023

b)      receive Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback on regional topics in the Annual Budget 2022/2023 from people and organisations

c)       approve the tabled local board input on regional topics in the proposed Annual Budget 2022/2023 to the Governing Body

d)      approve the tabled local board advocacy initiatives for the Annual Budget 2022/2023 to the Governing Body.

 

Member Gunthorp foreshadowed an amendment to the tabled document to reduce the call for an increase in rates to 3.5%.

 

MOVED by Member G Gunthorp, seconded by Member GF Fryer:

Member G Gunthorp moved an amendment to the original recommendation as follows:

c)          edit the tabled document to remove support for further consultation on a 5% increase in rates and replace it with support for a 3.5 increase in rates

 

A division was called for, voting on which was as follows:

For

Member G Gunthorp

Against

Deputy Chairperson A Bonham

Member GF Fryer

Member KL Leoni

Chairperson R Northey

Member J Sandilands

Abstained

 

The motion was declared lost by 1 vote to 5.

 

The substantive motion was put.

 

Resolution number WTM/2022/72

MOVED by Chairperson R Northey, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā Local Board:

a)      receive consultation feedback on the proposed Waitematā Local Board priorities and activities for 2022/2023

b)      receive Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback on regional topics in the Annual Budget 2022/2023 from people and organisations

c)      approve the tabled local board input on regional topics in the proposed Annual Budget 2022/2023 to the Governing Body

d)      approve the tabled local board advocacy initiatives for the Annual Budget 2022/2023 to the Governing Body.

 

A division was called for, voting on which was as follows:

For

Deputy Chairperson A Bonham

Member GF Fryer

Member G Gunthorp

Member KL Leoni

Chairperson R Northey

Member J Sandilands

Against

Abstained

 

The motion was declared carried by 6 votes to 0.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     10 May 2022, Waitematā Local Board, Item 11 - Waitematā Local Board consultation feedback and input into the Annual Budget 2022/2023, Waitematā Feedback and Advocacy Document

 

 

12

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

 

Trina Thompson, Local Area Manager, was in attendance to speak to this report.

 

Resolution number WTM/2022/73

MOVED by Member GF Fryer, seconded by Deputy Chairperson A Bonham:  

That the Waitematā 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.       $4,782,614 for Heart of the City Incorporated.

ii.      $480,070 for Karangahape Road Business Association Incorporated.

iii.     $1,812,099 for Newmarket Business Association Incorporated.

iv.     $969,150 for Parnell Business Association Incorporated.

v.      $690,446 for Ponsonby Business Association Incorporated.

vi.     $350,000 for Uptown Business Association Incorporated.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

13        Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

5.31 pm                                              The Chair thanked Members and staff for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Waitematā Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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