Waitākere Ranges Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the Inaugural meeting of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board held in the Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, 420 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Auckland on Thursday, 3 November 2022 at 6.00pm.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Chairperson

 

 

Deputy Chairperson

 

 

Members

Mark Allen

 

 

Michelle Clayton

 

 

Liz Manley

 

 

Linda Potauaine

 

 

Greg Presland

 

 

Te Hunga Kāore i Tae Mai | ABSENT

 

Member

Sandra Coney, QSO

 

 

 

Te Hunga Āpiti kua Tae mai | ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillors

Shane Henderson

 

 

 

Ken Turner

 

 

 

Kerrin Leoni

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members of Parliament

Chris Penk

 

 

 

Deborah Russell

 

 

 


Waitākere Ranges Local Board

03 November 2022

 

 

 

Notes: A Pōwhiri was held before the formal proceedings.

 

            The Local Area Manager, Adam Milina chaired the meeting for items 1,2,3,4,5, and 6. From item 7 onwards, the newly elected chairperson chaired the meeting.

 

            Jim Stabback, Chief Executive, Auckland Council witnessed the members signatures.

 

 

1          Nau mai | Welcome

 

Jim Stabback, Chief Executive, Auckland Council addressed the meeting.

 

 

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/129

MOVED by Member M Allen, seconded by Member L Manley:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)          accept the apology from Member Sandra Coney for absence.

CARRIED

 

 

3

Declaration by Local Board Members

 

Each member made an oral declaration and signed a written declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002, which was attested by Jim Stabback, Chief Executive, Auckland Council.

 

A copy of the signed declarations have been attached to the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

The following Waitākere Ranges Local Board members made their declarations in this order:

·       Mark Allen

·       Michelle Clayton

·       Liz Manley

·       Linda Potauaine

·       Greg Presland

 

Attachments

a     3 November 2022, Waitākere Ranges Local Board Item 3: Declaration by Local Board Members – Signed Member Declarations for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

 


 

4

Election of Chairperson

 

Adam Milina, 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 WTK/2022/130

MOVED by Member G Presland, seconded by Member M Allen:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      agree to use voting system B of Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002 to elect a Chairperson of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board for the 2022 - 2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Adam Milina, Local Area Manager, called for nominations for Chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term and requested a mover and seconder.

 

Member L Manley nominated Member G Presland for the Chairperson role.

 

Member M Clayton seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/131

MOVED by Member L Manley, seconded by Member M Clayton:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

b)         elect Member G Presland as Chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

5

Declaration of Chairperson

 

Chairperson G Presland made an oral declaration and signed a written declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002, which was attested by Jim Stabback, Chief Executive, Auckland Council and assumed the chair.

 

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

 

Attachments

a     3 November 2022 - Waitākere Ranges Local Board Item 5: Declaration by Chairperson G Presland.

 

 

6

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chairperson G Presland addressed the meeting.

 


 

7

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

The Chairperson requested a mover and a seconder of the voting system.

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/132

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member L Potauaine:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      agree to use voting system B of Schedule 7, Part 1, Clause 25 of the Local Government Act 2002 to elect a deputy chairperson of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board for the 2022 - 2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

 

The Chairperson G Presland, called for nominations for the position of Deputy Chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term and requested a mover and seconder.

 

Member M Allen nominated Member M Clayton for the Deputy Chairperson role.

 

Chairperson G Presland seconded the nomination.

 

There were no further nominations.

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/133

MOVED by Member M Allen, seconded by Chairperson G Presland:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

b)         elect Member M Clayton as Deputy Chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

8

Mayor's Address

 

The Mayor was not in attendance.

The Chairperson G Presland invited the Ward Councillor Ken Turner to come forward and address the meeting.

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/134

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Deputy Chairperson M Clayton:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      thank Ward Councillor Ken Turner for his address.

CARRIED

 


 

9

Explanation of the laws that affect elected members

 

Adam Milina, Local Area Manager gave a brief explanation of the Local Government Legislation.

 

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/135

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member L Potauaine:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

 

10

First Business Meeting of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board

 

Resolution number WTK/2022/136

MOVED by Chairperson G Presland, seconded by Member L Manley:  

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)      confirm Thursday, 8 December 2022 at 10.00am in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board office as the date and time for its first business meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

The Kaumātua closed the meeting with a karakia and blessed the food.

 

 

 

7.16 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 Waitākere Ranges Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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