Albert-Eden Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Albert-Eden Local Board held in the Albert-Eden Local Board Office, 114 Dominion Road, Mt Eden and online via Microsoft Teams on Thursday, 14 September 2023 at 3.00pm.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Chairperson

Margi Watson

 

Deputy Chairperson

Kendyl Smith

In attendance online via Microsoft Teams.

Members

José Fowler

 

 

Julia Maskill

 

 

Christina Robertson

 

 

Liv Roe

 

 

Rex Smith

 

 

Jack Tan

 

 

 


Albert-Eden Local Board

14 September 2023

 

 

 

1          Nau mai | Welcome

 

Chairperson M Watson commenced the meeting with a karakia and welcomed all in attendance.

 

 

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

 

 

3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

4          Te Whakaū i ngā Āmiki | Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number AE/2023/127

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

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)         confirm the minutes of its ordinary meeting held on Thursday, 24 August 2023, as true and correct.

CARRIED

 

 

5          He Tamōtanga Motuhake | Leave of Absence

 

There were no requests for leave of absence.

 

 

6          Te Mihi | Acknowledgements

 

There were no acknowledgements.

 

 

7          Ngā Petihana | Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

8          Ngā Tono Whakaaturanga | Deputations

 

There were no deputations.

 

 

9          Te Matapaki Tūmatanui  | Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10        Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

11

Albert-Eden Local Board Annual Report 2022/2023

 

Hao Chen – Lead Financial Advisor, was in attendance via Microsoft Teams to speak to the report.

 

An information document was tabled for this item. A copy will be placed on the official minutes and made available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number AE/2023/128

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

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      adopt the tabled draft 2022/2023 Albert-Eden Local Board Annual Report.

b)      note that any proposed changes after the adoption will be clearly communicated and agreed with the chairperson before the report is submitted for adoption by the Governing Body on 28 September 2023.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     20230914 Albert-Eden Local Board, Item 11: Albert-Eden Local Board Annual Report 2022/2023 - Updated Attachment A

 

 

12

Submissions and feedback on the draft Albert-Eden Local Board Plan 2023

 

Emma Reed – Senior Local Board Advisor, was in attendance to speak to the report.

 

Resolution number AE/2023/129

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

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)      receive submissions and feedback on the draft Albert-Eden Local Board Plan 2023.

b)      consider feedback when finalising the Albert-Eden Local Board Plan 2023.

CARRIED

 

 

13

Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2024

 

Resolution number AE/2023/130

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

That the Albert-Eden Local Board:

a)         whakarite / support Auckland Council’s draft feedback on the proposed direction of the draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2024.

b)        support the identified six strategic priorities that the government wants its investment programme to achieve subject to the proposals suggested in Auckland Council’s draft submissions:

i)          Maintaining and operating the system – the condition of the existing transport system is efficiently maintained at a level that meets the current and future needs of users. Increasing resilience – the transport system is better able to cope with natural and anthropogenic hazards.

ii)         Reducing emissions – transitioning to a lower carbon transport system safety – transport is made substantially safer for all sustainable urban and regional development – people can readily and reliably access social, cultural, and economic opportunities through a variety of transport options.  Sustainable urban and regional development is focused on developing resilient and productive towns and cities that have a range of low-emission transport options and low congestion.

iii)       Integrated freight system – well-designed and operated transport corridors and hubs that provide efficient, reliable, resilient, multi-modal, and low carbon connections to support productive economic activity.

c)         propose the following additional strategic priorities:

i)          Investment in nationwide rapid rail for passengers to empower households to connect with opportunities around the country without depending on a private car.

ii)         Enable the direct provision of public transport services by councils by replacing the public transport operating model.

iii)       Increase the accessibility of e-bikes for people on low incomes via subsidies and hire schemes.

iv)       Road maintenance projects to consider improvements to active and public transport infrastructure, such as cycleways and busways.

CARRIED

 

 

 

14        Te Whakaaro ki ngā Take Pūtea e Autaia ana | Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

3.14pm.                                              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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