Franklin Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Franklin Local Board held in the Stevenson Room,  Level One Franklin: The Centre, 12 Massey Ave, Pukekohe on Tuesday, 1 November 2022 at 6.30pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Angela Fulljames

 

Deputy Chairperson

Alan Cole

 

Members

Malcolm Bell JP

 

 

Sharlene Druyven

 

 

Gary Holmes

 

 

Amanda Hopkins

 

 

Andrew Kay

 

 

Amanda Kinzett

 

 

Logan Soole

 

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Richard Jarrett, Director Group Services

 

Glenn Wilcox, former Independent Māori Statutory Board

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Paora Puru, Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua

 

Rikki Minhinnik, Ngaati Te Ata Waiohua

 

Robert Clark, Mana whenua i Tāmaki Makaurau

 

Raemon Matene, Nga Hau e Wha Marae

 

Denise Proctor, Nga Hau e Wha Marae

 

Lynette Penrose, Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki

 

Mayor Jacqui Church, Waikato District Council

 

Sergeant Wayne Paxton, Community Policing South

 

Inspector Rakana Cook, Counties Manukau East Police

 

 

 


Franklin Local Board

01 November 2022

 

 

Notes:             Mana whenua iwi led a pōwhiri (welcome) before the inaugural meeting proceedings.

 

Before the meeting began Advisor, Orrin Kapua, let participants and guests know the locations of the emergency exits and conveniences.

 

The Local Area Manager Carol McKenzie-Rex chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

 

From Item 7 onwards the newly elected Chair chaired the meeting.

 

Richard Jarrett, Director Group Services from the Executive Lead Team, witnessed the members’ declarations.

 

 

1          Welcome

 

Richard Jarret, Director Group Services addressed the meeting on behalf of the Chief Executive.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

The local board was advised of apologies from the following:

Former Deputy Mayor Bill Cashmore

Retired Elected Member Matthew Murphy

Judith Collins, Member of Parliament

Andrew Bayley, Member of Parliament

Joseph Hunter, Area Commander, Counties Manukau Police

Scott Gemmell, Area Commander, Counties Manukau East

 

 

3

Declaration by Local Board Members

 

The following Franklin Local Board members made their declarations pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002:

 

Malcolm Bell

Alan Cole

Sharlene Druyven

Angela Fulljames

Gary Holmes

Amanda Hopkins

Andrew Kay

Amanda Kinzett

Logan Soole

 

 

Attachments

a     1 November 2022 Franklin Local Board Members Declarations

 


4

Election of Chairperson

 

The Local Area Manager gave an overview of the voting systems and requested a mover and seconder.

 

 

Resolution number FR/2022/155

MOVED by Member G Holmes, seconded by Member M Bell:   

That the Franklin Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

The Local Area Manager called for nominations for Chair.

 

Member Hopkins nominated Member Angela Fulljames as Chair.

Member Druyven seconded the nomination

 

Member Angela Fulljames accepted the nomination.

There were no further nominations

 

 

Resolution number FR/2022/156

MOVED by Member A Hopkins, seconded by Member S Druyven:  

That the Franklin Local Board:

a)          elect Member Fulljames as Chair for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

5

Declaration of Chairperson

 

The Chair for the 2022-2025 political term, Member Fulljames, made her declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2022.

 

 

Attachments

a     1 November 2022 Franklin Local Board Chairs Declaration

 

 

6

Address by Chairperson

 

The Chair addressed the meeting.

 

 


 

 

7

Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

The chair requested a mover and seconder for the voting system.

 

 

Resolution number FR/2022/157

MOVED by Member G Holmes, seconded by Member S Druyven:  

That the Franklin Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 

The Chairperson called for nominations for the position of Deputy Chair.

Chair Fulljames nominated Member Cole as Deputy Chair.

Member Bell seconded the nomination.

Member Cole accepted the nomination.

There were no further nominations.

 

Resolution number FR/2022/158

MOVED by Member A Fulljames, seconded by Member M Bell:  

That the Franklin Local Board:

a)      elect Member Cole as Deputy Chair for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

8

Mayor's Address

 

The Mayor was not present at the meeting.

There was no Mayor’s address.

The Chair invited the Franklin Ward Councillor Andrew Baker to come forward and address the meeting.

 

 

 

9

Explanation of the laws that affect elected members

 

The Local Area Manager gave a brief explanation of the laws affecting elected members.

 

 

Resolution number FR/2022/159

MOVED by Member A Kinzett, seconded by Member S Druyven:   

That the Franklin Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 


 

10

First Business Meetings of the Franklin Local Board

 

Resolution number FR/2022/160

MOVED by Member L Soole, seconded by Member G Holmes:  

That the Franklin Local Board:

a)      confirm Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 9.30am at the Leslie Comrie Board Room, Franklin: the Centre, 12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe, as the date and time for its first business meeting.

b)      confirm Tuesday 6 December 2022 at 9.30am at the Leslie Comrie Board Room, Franklin: the Centre, 12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe, as the date and time for its second business meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

Kaumatua Robert Clark closed the meeting with a karakia and blessed the refreshments.

 

 

 

8.22pm                                               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 Franklin Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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