Albert-Eden Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Albert-Eden Local Board held in the Raye Freedman Art Centre, Silver Road, Epsom, Auckland on Wednesday, 26 October 2022 at 6.18pm.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Chairperson

Margi Watson

 

Deputy Chairperson

Kendyl Smith

 

Members

José Fowler

 

 

Julia Maskill

 

 

Christina Robertson

 

 

Liv Roe

 

 

Rex Smith

 

 

Jack Tan

 

 

 

Te Hunga Āpiti kua Tae mai | ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillors-elect

Julie Fairey

 

 

Christine Fletcher

 

 

 

 

 

He Hunga atu anō i Tae mai | IN ATTENDANCE

 

Member of Parliament

David Seymour

 

Member-elect, Puketāpapa Local Board

Fiona Lai

 

Kaumātua, Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

Tom Irvine

 

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei

Robbie Paora

 

Ngā Mātārae - Cultural Advisor

Fred Wilson

 

 


Albert-Eden Local Board

26 October 2022

 

 

 

Note:   A Pōwhiri was held before the formal proceedings.

 

            Prior to the commencement of the meeting, the Local Area Manager advised meeting  attendees of health and safety instructions and the locations of the emergency exits.

 

            Nina Siers - Local Area Manager, chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.  From item 7 onwards, the newly-elected chairperson chaired the meeting.  Phil Wilson – Director, Governance and Council-controlled Organisations (CCO) Partnerships, witnessed the members’ declarations.

 

 

 

1          Nau mai | Welcome

 

Phil Wilson - Director, Governance and Council-controlled Organisations (CCO) Partnerships, on behalf of the Chief Executive, addressed the meeting.

 

 

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

 

3

Declaration by Local Board Members

 

A copy of the declarations is publicly available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

The following Albert-Eden Local Board members made their declarations pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002.

·            José Fowler

·            Julia Maskill

·            Christina Robertson

·            Liv Roe

·            Kendyl Smith

·            Rex Smith

·            Jack Tan

·            Margi Watson.

 

 

Attachments

a     20221026 Albert-Eden Local Board – Item 3: Declaration by Local Board Members – Signed Member Declarations for the 2022-2025 political term

 

 

4

Election of Chairperson

 

Nina Siers - Local Area Manager, explained to the meeting that the local board intends to split the 2022-2025 triennium for the chairperson’s role and noted the fixed-term periods.

Nina Siers - Local Area Manager, requested a mover and seconder for the vote on the fixed-term periods.

 

Resolution number AE/2022/182

MOVED by Member C Robertson, seconded by Member J Tan:   

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)         agree to split the 2022-2025 triennium for the chairperson’s role into the following fixed-term periods:

i)     period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium;

ii)    period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

Nina Siers - Local Area Manager, gave an overview of the voting systems and requested a mover and seconder for the selection of the voting system.

 

Resolution number AE/2022/183

MOVED by Member J Maskill, seconded by Member J Tan:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

b)         agree to use System B of Clause 25, Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002 to elect its chairperson.

CARRIED

 

Nina Siers - Local Area Manager, called for nominations for (each fixed-term period) the position of chairperson.

 

 

 

Member K SMITH nominated Member M WATSON as Chairperson for period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium.

Member C ROBERTSON seconded the nomination.

 

 

 

Member M WATSON nominated Member K SMITH as Chairperson for period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium.

Member R SMITH seconded the nomination.

 

 

 

Resolution number AE/2022/184

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson K Smith, seconded by Member C Robertson:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

c)          elect Member M WATSON as chairperson of the Albert-Eden Local Board for period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Resolution number AE/2022/185

MOVED by Chairperson M Watson, seconded by Member R Smith:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

d)         elect Member K SMITH as chairperson of the Albert-Eden Local Board for period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

 

 

5

Declaration of Chairperson

 

A copy of the chairpersons’ declarations is publicly available on the Auckland Council’s website as a minutes attachment.

 

 

 

The chairperson for period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium, Chairperson M WATSON made her declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002 and assumed the Chair.

 

 

 

The chairperson for period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium, Member K SMITH made her declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2002.  The declaration will be held on file until Member K SMITH takes up the position.

 

Attachments

a     20221026 Albert-Eden Local Board - Item 5: Declaration of Chairperson - Signed Chairperson Declarations

 

 

6

Address by Chairperson

 

The chairperson for period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium, addressed the meeting.

 

 

 

The chairperson for period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium, addressed the meeting.

 

 

 

 

7

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

Chairperson M Watson explained to the meeting that the local board intends to split the 2022-2025 triennium for the deputy chairperson’s role and noted the fixed-term periods.

 

 

 

Chairperson M Watson requested a mover and seconder for the vote on the fixed-term periods.

 

Resolution number AE/2022/186

MOVED by Member C Robertson, seconded by Member J Tan:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      agree to split the 2022-2025 triennium for the deputy chairperson’s role into the following fixed-term periods:

i)     period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium;

ii)    period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Chairperson M Watson requested a mover and seconder for the selection of the voting system.

 

 

 

Resolution number AE/2022/187

MOVED by Member J Maskill, seconded by Member J Tan:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

b)         agree to utilise System B of Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002 to elect its deputy chairperson.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Chairperson M Watson called for nominations for (each fixed-term period) the position of deputy chairperson.

 

 

 

Chairperson M WATSON nominated Member K SMITH as Deputy Chairperson of the Albert-Eden Local Board for period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium.

Member R SMITH seconded the nomination.

 

 

 

Member K SMITH nominated Member M WATSON as Deputy Chairperson of the Albert-Eden Local Board for period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium.

Member C ROBERTSON seconded the nomination.

 

 

 

Resolution number AE/2022/188

MOVED by Chairperson M Watson, seconded by Member R Smith:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

c)          elect Member K SMITH as deputy chairperson of the Albert-Eden Local Board for period one commencing Wednesday, 26 October 2022 to Sunday, 28 April 2024 of the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Resolution number AE/2022/189

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson K Smith, seconded by Member C Robertson:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

d)         elect Member M WATSON as deputy chairperson of the Albert-Eden Local Board for period two commencing Monday, 29 April 2024 to the end of the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

8

Mayor's Address

 

Note:  The Mayor-elect was not in attendance.

 

 

 

Note: Chairperson M Watson invited Councillor-elect Julie Fairey and Councillor-elect Christine Fletcher to address the meeting.

 

 

 

Resolution number AE/2022/190

MOVED by Chairperson M Watson, seconded by Member J Maskill:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      thank Councillor-elect Julie Fairey and Councillor-elect Christine Fletcher for their addresses and wish them well for the 2022-2025 triennium.

CARRIED

 

 

9

Explanation of the laws that affect elected members

 

Nina Siers – Local Area Manager, spoke to the general explanation of the laws affecting elected members.

 

Resolution number AE/2022/191

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson K Smith, seconded by Member L Roe:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      note the general explanation of the laws affecting elected members.

CARRIED

 

 

10

First Business Meetings of the Albert-Eden Local Board

 

Resolution number AE/2022/192

MOVED by Member R Smith, seconded by Member C Robertson:  

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      confirm Wednesday, 23 November 2022 at 10.00am at the Albert-Eden Local Board office, 114 Dominion Road, Mount Eden, as the date and time for its first business meeting.

b)      confirm Wednesday, 7 December 2022 at 10.00am at the Albert-Eden Local Board office, 114 Dominion Road, Mount Eden, as the date and time for its second business meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

7.17pm.                                              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 Albert-Eden Local Board HELD ON

 

 

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