Waitākere Ranges Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board held in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board Office, 39 Glenmall Place, Glen Eden on Thursday, 21 September 2023 at 8.45am.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Chairperson

Greg Presland

 

Deputy Chairperson

Michelle Clayton

 

Members

Mark Allen

 

 

Sandra Coney, QSO

 

 

Liz Manley

 

 

Linda Potauaine

 

 

 


Waitākere Ranges Local Board

21 September 2023

 

 

 

1          Nau mai | Welcome

 

Chairperson G Presland opened the meeting with a Karakia and welcomed those present.

 

 

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as a member and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

Specifically, members are asked to identify any new interests they have not previously disclosed, an interest that might be considered as a conflict of interest with a matter on the agenda.

The following are declared interests of the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

 

Board Member

Organisation/Position

Mark Allen

-   Community Waitākere – Executive Officer

-   Bethells Valley Fire – Life Member

-   Waitākere Licensing Trust – Trustee

-   West Auckland Trusts Services - Director

Michelle Clayton

-   Glen Eden Residents’ Association – Member

-   The Personal Advocacy and Safeguarding Adults Trust – Trustee

-   Glen Eden Returned Services Association (RSA) – Member

-   Glen Eden Railway Trust – Member

-   Te Wahi Ora Charitable Trust – Member

-   Glen Eden Community House - Member

Sandra Coney

-   Cartwright Collective – Member

-   Women’s Health Action Trust – Patron

-   New Zealand Society of Genealogists – Member

-   New Zealand Military Defence Society – Member

-   Pest Free Piha – Partner is the Coordinator

-   Piha Tennis Club – Patron and Partner is the President

-   Piha Wetland Trust – Partner is a Trustee

Greg Presland

-   Whau Coastal Walkway Environmental Trust – Trustee

-   Glen Eden BID – Member

-   Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association – Member

-   Waitākere Ranges Protection Society - Member

-   Titirangi RSA - Member

Liz Manley

-   Consumer Experiences Council, Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Te Whatu Ora - Co-chair

-   Clinical Ethics Advisory Group, Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Te Whatu Ora - Member

-   Titirangi Community Arts Council Board – Member

-   Titirangi Ratepayers and Residents Association – Member

-   Laingholm District Citizens Association – Member

Linda Potauaine

-   Visionwest Community Trust – Employee

-   New Lynn Rotary – Member

-   Archtists Limited. - Director

 

            Member appointments

            Board members are appointed to the following bodies. In these appointments the board members represent Auckland Council:

External organisation

Lead

Alternate

Glen Eden Business Improvement District (Glen Eden Business Association)

Michelle Clayton

Greg Presland

Aircraft Noise Community Consultative Group

Mark Allen

Liz Manley

Ark in the Park

Mark Allen

Liz Manley

Friends of Arataki and Waitākere Regional Parkland Incorporated

Michelle Clayton

Sandra Coney

Glen Eden Playhouse Theatre Trust

Mark Allen

Linda Potauaine

Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery

Linda Potauaine

Mark Allen

Glen Eden Community and Recreation Centre Incorporated

Michelle Clayton

Mark Allen

 


 

4

Local Board Annual Report 2022/2023

 

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

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)          whai / adopt the draft 2022/2023 Waitākere Ranges Local Board Annual Report (Attachment A).

b)          tuhi ā-taipitopito / 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.

 

 

 

MOVED by Member M Allen, seconded by Member L Manley, an amendment to clause a):

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)          whai / adopt the draft 2022/2023 Waitākere Ranges Local Board Annual Report (Attachment A) subject to the following changes:

i)           Page 9 - Our performance report: Replace: “The result reflects the growing concern that crime and violence is out of control”, with “The result reflects the growing concerns about crime and violence

ii)          Page 9 - Our performance report: Remove: “This is due to residents feeling intimidated by groups of youths and homeless people”

iii)         Page 14 - Our performance explained: Remove: “New signs have also been added at key spots at Piha, in partnership with the rangers and local dotterel minders”.

 

 

 

The substantive motion was put.

 

Resolution number WTK/2023/112

That the Waitākere Ranges Local Board:

a)          whai / adopt the draft 2022/2023 Waitākere Ranges Local Board Annual Report (Attachment A) subject to the following changes:

i)           Page 9 - Our performance report: Replace: “The result reflects the growing concern that crime and violence is out of control”, with “The result reflects the growing concerns about crime and violence

ii)         Page 9 - Our performance report: Remove: “This is due to residents feeling intimidated by groups of youths and homeless people”

iii)        Page 14 - Our performance explained: Remove: “New signs have also been added at key spots at Piha, in partnership with the rangers and local dotterel minders”.

b)         tuhi ā-taipitopito / 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

 

 


 

 

9.17am                                               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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