Rodney Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Rodney Local Board held in the Kaukapakapa Hall, 947 Kaipara Coast Highway, Kaukapakapa on Tuesday, 1 November 2022 at 1:00pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Brent Bailey

 

Deputy chairperson

Louise Johnston

 

Members

Michelle Carmichael

 

 

Mark Dennis

 

 

Tim Holdgate

 

 

Colin Smith

 

 

Geoff Upson

 

 

Ivan Wagstaff

 

 

Guy Wishart

 

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Councillor Greg Sayers

 

Craig Hobbs, Director Regulatory Services

 

Louise Mason, General Manager Local Board Services

 

Richard Nahi, Matanga – Tikanga me Te Reo Māori, Ngā Mātārae 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

 

 

Gary Brown (Mana Whenua)

 

Otis Thompson (Mana Whenua)

 


Rodney Local Board

01 November 2022

 

 

Note:   A powhiri preceded the formal part of the meeting

 

              Before the meeting began the local area manager advised the locations of the emergency        exits and conveniences.

 

              Local Area Manager, Lesley Jenkins chaired the meeting for items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.                               From item 7 onwards, the newly elected chairperson Brent Bailey chaired the                                                meeting.

 

              Craig Hobbs, Director Regulatory Services witnessed the local board members signatures.

 

 

 

1          Welcome address

 

Craig Hobbs – Directory Regulatory Services, addressed the meeting.

 

 

2          Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

 

3

Declaration by local board members

 

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

 

The following local board members made their declarations pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14, of the Local Government Act 2002:

·         Brent Bailey

·         Michelle Carmichael

·         Mark Dennis

·         Tim Holdgate

·         Louise Johnston

·         Colin Smith

·         Geoff Upson

·         Ivan Wagstaff

·         Guy Wishart.

 

Attachments

a     1 November 2022 - Rodney Local Board, Item 3 - Declaration by local board members - signed declarations (2022-2025 electoral term)

 


 

 

4

Election of chairperson

 

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

 

Resolution number RD/2022/144

MOVED by Member B Bailey, seconded by Member C Smith:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

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

b)      elect a chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

The local area manager called for nominations for the position of chairperson.

 

Member L Johnston nominated Member B Bailey as chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

Member M Dennis seconded the nomination.

 

Member C Smith nominated Member G Upson as chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

Member T Holdgate seconded the nomination.

 

Member M Carmichael moved to have a split term for chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term

Member T Holdgate seconded the motion.

 

The local area manager called for a vote to the motion by show of hands to have a split term for chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term

The motion was put to the vote and was declared LOST by 5 votes to 4.

 

The local area manager called for a vote by show of hands for Member B Bailey as chairperson for the 2022-2025 political term.

For

Member B Bailey

Member M Dennis

Member L Johnston

Member I Wagstaff

Member G Wishart

Against

Member M Carmichael

Member T Holdgate

Member C Smith

Member G Upson

 

The local area manager called for a vote by show of hands for Member G Upson as chairperson for the 2022-2025 political term

For

Member M Carmichael

Member T Holdgate

Member C Smith

Member G Upson

Against

Member B Bailey

Member M Dennis

Member L Johnston

Member I Wagstaff

Member G Wishart.

 

The motion for Member B Bailey as chairperson of the Rodney Local Board was declared CARRIED 5 votes 4.

 

Resolution number RD/2022/145

MOVED by Member L Johnston, seconded by Member M Dennis:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)           elect Member B Bailey as chairperson of the Rodney Local Board for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

 


5

Declaration of chairperson

 

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

 

The chairperson, B Bailey, made his declaration pursuant to Schedule 7, Clause 14 of the Local Government Act 2022 and assumed the chair.

 

Attachments

a     1 November 2022 - Rodney Local Board, Item 5 - Declaration by chairperson, signed declaration (2022-2025 electoral term)

 

 

 

6

Address by chairperson

 

Chairperson B Bailey addressed the meeting.

 

 

 

7

Election of deputy chairperson

 

The chairperson, Brent Bailey, requested a mover and seconder of the voting system.

 

Resolution number RD/2022/146

MOVED by Member C Smith, seconded by Member I Wagstaff:  

That the Rodney 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.

b)      elect a deputy chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

The chairperson called for nominations for the position of deputy chairperson.

 

Member C Smith nominated Member M Carmichael as deputy chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

Member T Holdgate seconded the nomination.

 

Member I Wagstaff nominated Member L Johnston as deputy chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

Member G Wishart seconded the nomination.

 

Member M Carmichael moved to have a split term for the deputy chairperson for the 2022-2025 political term.

Member T Holdgate seconded the motion.

 

The chairperson called for a vote by show of hands to the motion to have a split term for deputy chairperson for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

The motion was declared LOST by 5 votes to 4.

 

The chairperson called for a vote by show of hands for Member M Carmichael as deputy chairperson for the 2022-2025 political term.

The motion was declared LOST by 5 votes to 4.

 

The chairperson declared Member L Johnston as deputy chairperson.

 

Resolution number RD/2022/147

MOVED by Member I Wagstaff, seconded by Member G Wishart:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)           elect Member L Johnston as deputy chairperson of the Rodney Local Board for the 2022-2025 electoral term.

CARRIED

 

 

 

8

Explanation of the laws that affect elected members

 

Lesley Jenkins - Local Area Manager, gave a brief explanation of the Local Government Legislation.

 

Resolution number RD/2022/148

MOVED by Member C Smith, seconded by Member M Dennis:   

That the Rodney Local Board:

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

CARRIED

 


 

 

9

First business meetings of the Rodney Local Board

 

Resolution number RD/2022/149

MOVED by Member C Smith, seconded by Member M Dennis:  

That the Rodney Local Board:

a)      confirm 16 November 2022 at 10am at the Orewa Service Centre, 50 Centreway Road, Orewa as the date and time for its first business meeting

b)      confirm 7 December at 10am (venue to be confirmed) as the date and time for its second business meeting.

CARRIED

 

The Kaumatua closed the meeting with a karakia and blessed the food which was followed by a performance by the Kaukapakapa School Kapa Haka Group.

 

2.10 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 Rodney Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

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