Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board held in the Woodside Room, Level 1, Manukau Civic Building, 31-33 Manukau Station Road, Manukau, Manukau on Tuesday, 17 October 2023 at 5.00pm.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Chairperson

Apulu Reece Autagavaia

 

Deputy Chairperson

Dr. Ofa Dewes, MNZM

Via electronic link joined at 5.17 pm

Members

Dr. Ashraf Choudhary, QSO, JP

Via electronic link

 

Topou Folau

Via electronic link

 

Vi Hausia

 

 

Li'amanaia Lorenzo Kaisara

Via electronic link

 

Albert Lim

 

 

Te Hunga Āpiti kua Tae mai | ALSO PRESENT

 

Councillor

Lotu Fuli from 5.22 pm to 6.57 pm

 

 

 


Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board

17 October 2023

 

 

 

1          Nau mai | Welcome

 

Chair Apulu Reece Autagavaia opened the meeting with a karakia.

 

2          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

3          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

Member Albert Lim declared a conflict in item 14: Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Grants round one and Multi-board Grants round two 2023/2024 grant allocations and did not take part in the discussion or voting on this item.

 

4          Te Whakaū i ngā Āmiki | Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number OP/2023/153

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)          confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Tuesday, 19 September 2023, including the confidential section, as a true and correct record.

 

CARRIED

 

 

5          He Tamōtanga Motuhake | Leave of Absence

 

There were no leaves of absence.

 

 

6          Te Mihi | Acknowledgements

 

General Elections

The Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board would like to congratulate all the newly elected Members of Parliament, as a result of the General Election held over the weekend, on Saturday 14 October 2023. Preliminary results indicate:

·       Botany – Christopher Luxon is New Zealand’s new Prime Minister elect. The Botany electorate covers parts of Ōtara, and therefore we look forward to working with the top office of the country to serve our local community.

·       Panmure-Ōtāhuhu – Jenny Salesa has been returned to represent the people of Papatoetoe and Ōtara. With her electorate office based in Ōtara, we want to continue the good working relationship with our local MP.

·       Manurewa – Arena Williams has also returned as local MP in Manurewa-, which overlaps into southern parts of Papatoetoe. The local board wants to build on Arena’s first term,  to represent the people of Papatoetoe.

·       Māngere – Lemauga Lydia Sosene is the newly elected Parliamentary representative after the retirement of Aupito William Sio earlier this year. This electorate overlaps into western parts of our local board. We wish Lemauga the best in her new role as the elected member for Māngere including our Māngere East and Papatoetoe West areas.

·       Tāmaki Makaurau – Peeni Henare has also been returned as the MP for our Māori Electorate that covers our area. We look forward to continuing to work with Peeni to serve our Māori constituents.

·       Takanini – Rima Nakhle is the newly elected member for Takanini. This electorate comes into parts of Manukau and Ōtara. The local board is keen to establish a good relationship with Rima to represent the needs and wants of our community.

·       Fa'anānā Efeso Collins is likely to enter Parliament for the first time under the Green Party List. He contested the Panmure-Ōtāhuhu seat, so we have an additional representative in Parliament. Fa’anana is no stranger to the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board, being a former Chair of the local board and former Manukau Ward Councillor.

We look forward to working with all the Members of Parliament in the next three years, to represent our all our diverse communities here in Ōtara-Papatoetoe.

 

Stand Up Stand Out competition

·       Band winner – Encore from De La Salle College.

·       Solo Instrumental winner – Psalms Vaotuua from De La Salle College. Runner-Up – Nathaniel Lao from Papatoetoe High School.

·       Group Vocal runner-up – Papatoetoe Singers from Papatoetoe High School.

 

National Rugby League

The Dally M National Rugby League Womens – Rookie of the Year, and the Players Player awards was won by Annessa Biddle late last month. In her debut season at an NRL level Annessa caught the eye and earnt the respect of her coaches, teammates and many across the women’s game. Annessa is originally from Ōtara and is a former student of Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate.

 

Manoj Ragupathy

The Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board would like to acknowledge Manoj Ragupathy, our current Local Area Manager, who will have this as his last Business Meeting with our Board. As part of restructuring Local Board Services, Manoj will be moving to work with other Southern Local Boards. Although he is still working within the Auckland Council, we acknowledge his hard work and service to elected members and to our wider community. His sage advice is always sought after, and his advocacy for this Local Board within Council has allowed us to better represent, and make good decisions on behalf of our community. Thank you, Manoj. Nga mihi nui kia koe.


 

 

Precedence of Business

Resolution number OP/2023/154

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)             agree that  items 11 – Governing Body member Update, 12 – Board Members’ Report and 13 – Chairperson’s Announcements be accorded precedence at this time.

 

CARRIED

 

11

Governing Body member Update

 

Resolution number OP/2023/155

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a) whiwhi / receive the verbal reports from the Manukau Ward Councillor Lotu Fuli.

 

CARRIED

 

 

12

Board Members' Report

 

Member Vi Hausia board members’ report was tabled at the meeting.

 

A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minute attachment.

 

 

Resolution number OP/2023/156

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member A Choudhary:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whiwhi / received the board members’ written and verbal reports.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 October 2023: Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board - Item 12 - Board Members' Report - member Vi Hausia's report

 

 

13

Chairperson's Announcements

 

Resolution number OP/2023/157

MOVED by Member V Hausia, seconded by Member A Lim:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whiwhi / receive the chairperson’s verbal update.

 

CARRIED

 

 

7          Ngā Petihana | Petitions

 

There were no petitio

 

 

8          Ngā Tono Whakaaturanga | Deputations

 

8.1

Deputation - The Beautification Trust

 

Daniel Barthow and Sterling Ruwhiu from The Beautification were in attendance to present to the board. They will present to the board on their work over the past financial year (30 June 2022 - 1 July 2023).

 

 

Resolution number OP/2023/158

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whakamihi / thank Daniel Barthow and Sterling Ruwhiu from The Beautification Trust for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

8.2

Deputation - The Equal Justice Project Advocacy team

 

Mary Tabaco and Ashleigh Kumar from the Equal Justice Project Advocacy team were in attendance to present to the board about produced research regarding the alcohol off-licenses that fall this local board area.

 

 

Resolution number OP/2023/159

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member A Lim:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whakamihi / thanked Mary Tabaco and Ashleigh Kumar from the Equal Justice Project Advocacy team for their attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

8.3

Deputation - Heatstroke Danger of Climate Change

 

Mairi Jay, retired environmental planner and former senior lecturer from University of

Waikato, was in attendance to present on the effects of high temperatures

coupled with humidity and what people can do to prevent over-heating.

 

Resolution number OP/2023/160

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whakamihi / thank Dr. Mairi Jay for her attendance.

CARRIED

 

 

 

9          Te Matapaki Tūmatanui  | Public Forum

 

There was no public forum.

 

 

10        Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

14

Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Grants round one and Multi-board Grants round one 2023/2024 grant allocations

 

Member Albert Lim declared a conflict of interest with item 18 in relation to applications LG2413-135 "Papatoetoe main Street Society Incorporated” and did not speak or vote on this item.

Member Dr Ashraf Choudhary declared that he will abstain from item 18 LG2413-135 "Papatoetoe main Street Society Incorporated”.

 

Resolution number OP/2023/161

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)         whakaae/ agree to fund, part-fund or decline each application received as follows:

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

LG2413-101

Hunters Corner Town Centre Society Incorporated

Events

Towards overall costs for a Diwali Festival at Hunters Corner on 11 November 2023

$15,000.00

$0

Decline

 

To be considered by Chair and Deputy Chair by urgent decision.

LG2413-103

Manukau Beijing Opera Society Incorporated

Arts and culture

Towards venue hire of Papatoetoe Town Hall from 23 November 2023 to 27 June 2024

$4,100.00

$2,050.00

Approve

LG2413-105

Communicare

Community

Towards venue hire, workbooks and wages at ​Papatoetoe Methodist Church Hall from 20 November 2023 to 7 December 2023

$16,951.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-106

Mobility Assistance Dogs Trust

Community

Towards dog food purchase for mobility assistance dogs

$2,500.00

$1,500.00

Approve

LG2413-110

Auckland Basketball Services Limited

Sport and recreation

Towards coaching and affiliation fees from 1 November 2023 to 28 June 2024

$5,000.00

$2,500.00

Approve

LG2413-111

Grief Support & Education Charitable Trust

Community

Towards venue hire and wages at 20 Putney Way from 1 November 2023 to 30 September 2024

$6,450.00

$500.00

Approve

LG2413-112

South East Auckland Senior Citizens' Association

Community

Towards bus hire, accommodation, and food to travel to Waitangi

$13,500.00

$0

Decline

 

LG2413-116

Re-Creators Charitable Trust

Community

Towards facilitation, wages and equipment from 1 November 2023 to 29 March 2024

$5,000.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-117

Auckland Seniors Support And Caring Group

Community

Towards venue hire, catering and tutor fees at Ōtara Music Arts Centre from 1 December 2023 to 31 May 2024

$3,800.00

$750.00

Approve

 

LG2413-122

Murdoch Park Kindergarten

Environment

Towards Zero Waste Zone fees, bus transportation and gardening supplies at Murdoch Park Kindergarten from 1 November 2023 to 30 April 2026

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-125

The Community Builders NZ Trust

Arts and culture

Towards costume and instrument purchase at the Ōtara Youth Hub from 1 November 2023 to 1 November 2024

$10,000.00

$5,000.00

Approve

LG2413-126

Ōtara Business Association

Events

Towards overall costs for a Christmas event at Ōtara Town Centre from 18 December 2023 to 23 December 2023

$8,000.00

$8,000.00

Approve

 

Subject to Accountability for previous funding provided in a week.

LG2413-127

Counties Manukau Touch Association Incorporated

Sport and recreation

Towards venue hire and equipment purchases at East Tāmaki Domain from 4 November 2023 to 3 March 2024

$14,281.66

$4,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-129

Te Whakaora Tangata Trust

Community

Towards catering at 10 Roys Road from 1 November 2023 to 29 February 2024

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

Approve

LG2413-132

Naad Charitable Trust

Arts and culture

Towards venue hire, videography, tutor fees, musician fees, sound hire and instrument hire at Papatoetoe Town Hall from 17 January 2024 to 27 January 2024

$15,360.00

$5,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-133

Auckland Cambodian Youth and Recreation Trust

Community

Towards wages at Papatoetoe Chambers from 1 November 2023 to 30 September 2024

$2,000.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-134

XLR8 Sports Trust

Sport and recreation

Towards catering, entertainment, venue hire and Christmas presents at East Tāmaki Reserve from 17 November 2023 to 9 December 2023

$3,857.50

$3,857.50 Approve

 

LG2413-135

Papatoetoe Main Street Society Incorporated

Events

Towards overall costs for the Santa Parade at Hunters Corner on 6 December 2023

$30,000.00

$0

Declined

 

To be considered by Chair and Deputy Chair by urgent decision

LG2413-137

The Papatoetoe Historical Society Incorporated

Historic Heritage

Towards laptop purchase, printer, scanner, licenses and television purchase at 35 St George St

$5,000.00

$4,831.30

Approve

 

LG2413-138

Youthline Auckland Charitable Trust

Community

Towards frontline triage staffing and triage supervision at Youthline from 1 November 2023 to 30 June 2024

$5,000.00

$2,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-139

Kolmar Charitable Trust

Sport and recreation

Towards lighting upgrade at Kolmar Indoor Training Centre from 1 November 2023 to 31 January 2024

$22,348.61

$0

Decline

LG2413-142

Mafutaga Tama SOM

Sport and recreation

Towards food, gardening supplies, venue hire, wages and petrol costs from 1 December 2023 to 31 May 2024

$12,000.00

$500.00

Approve

 

LG2413-143

Damoni Senior Citizens Association

Community

Towards venue hire, catering, operational costs, gardening supplies, yoga instructor fees and transportation from 1 November 2023 to 1 May 2024

$6,491.00

$1,500.00

Approve

 

LG2413-144

Mayfield Kindergarten

Community

Towards fitness equipment at Mayfield Kindergarten from 6 November 2023 to 15 December 2023

$4,000.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-145

Papatoetoe Adolescent Christian Trust

Sport and recreation

Towards petrol and snacks for the PACT boxing programme from 1 November 2023 to 31 October 2024

$3,000.00

$1,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-146

The TYLA Trust

Community

Towards catering, venue hire, awards and gift vouchers at South Seas Celebration Church from 1 December 2023 to 22 December 2023

$3,232.61

$1,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-147

East Tāmaki Rugby Football Club Incorporated

Community

Towards building upgrades at 244R East Tāmaki Road

$14,615.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-149

Life Education Trust Counties Manukau

Community

Towards overall costs for delivering life education lessons at Ormiston Primary School from 1 November 2023 to 24 November 2023

$16,254.80

$3,000.00

Approve

 

LG2413-150

Ōtara Business Association

Community

Towards wages at for crime prevention in the Ōtara Town Centre from 1 November 2023 to 1 May 2024

$10,000.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-151

Tread Lightly Charitable Trust

Environment

Towards wages and facilitation from 1 November 2023 to 18 October 2024

$6,000.00

$0

Decline

LG2413-152

Action Education Inc

Arts and culture

Towards facilitator costs at Papatoetoe High School and Tangaroa College from 1 November 2023 to 1 June 2024

$5,000.00

$1,000.00

Approve

LG2413-153

Hunters Corner Town Center Society Incorporated

Community

Towards advertising and gift cards at Hunters Corner from 11 September 2023 to 18 September 2023

$2,000.00

$0

Decline

Total

 

 

 

$274,742.18

 $51,988.80

 

 

 

Application ID

Organisation

Main focus

Requesting funding for

Amount requested

Decision

MB2324-101

Te Whānau o Waipareira Trust

Sport and recreation

Towards uniforms for the Aotearoa Māori Rugby League inaugural tournament at Te Atatu South Park and Ngāti Ōtara Park

$5,000.00

$2,500.00

Approve

 

MB2324-111

Kila's Style Trust

Community

Towards venue hire

$10,000.00

$0

Decline

MB2324-122

CNSST Foundation

Community

Towards marketing cost, tutor fee, venue hire, Programme Coordination and Educational Support, operating and admin cost to run Chinese Cultural Competency Training Programme from 15 January 2024 to 30 November 2024

$2,625.00

$0

Decline

MB2324-132

Asthma New Zealand Incorporated

Community

Towards Nurse Educator Expertise cost from 4 December 2023 to 31 March 2024

$2,000.00

$0

Decline

MB2324-141

John Walker Find Your Field of Dreams Foundation

Sport and recreation

Towards swimming instructor and bus driver cost to deliver Community Swim project in five swimming facilities in Auckland from 1 February 2024 to 13 December 2024

$15,000.00

$0

Decline

MB2324-146

Rainbow Youth Incorporated

Community

Towards venue hire, promotion, supplies volunteer support, software and catering

$4,000.00

$0

Decline

MB2324-149

Ngapuhi Ki Tāmaki

Events

Towards event related furniture and feature cost and venue hire to deliver Ngapuhi Ki Tāmaki Waiata & Hitori project on 16 December 2023

$5,000.00

$3,000.00

Approve

 

MB2324-159

Anxiety NZ Trust

Community

Towards wages to employ part time specialist community educator to work across Auckland (December 2023 - November 2024)

$5,200.00

$0

Decline

MB2324-163

Babylon Community Development Charitable Trust

Arts and culture

Towards airtime cost of Voice of Mesopotamia-Access Community Radio weekly program on Planet FM104.6 from 31 August 2023 to 31 August 2024

Unknown

$0

Decline

MB2324-164

Bravo Company Charitable Trust

Community

Towards tramping and tenting related cost to deliver Well-being for fathers project from 4 December 2023 to 31 July 2024

$4,068.72

$2,000.00

Approve

 

 

Total

 

 

 

$52,893.72

 $7,500.00

 

CARRIED

 

 

15

Adoption of the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Plan 2023

 

Resolution number OP/2023/162

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member A Choudhary:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whai/ adopt the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Plan 2023, tabled at the meeting

b)      tautapa/ delegate authority to the Chairperson to approve any minor edits that may be necessary to the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Plan 2023 prior to publication.

 

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 October 2023: Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board - Item 15 - Adoption of Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Plan 2023 - Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board Plan 2023

 

 

16

Katoa, Ka Ora - draft Auckland Speed Management Plan 2024-2027

 

Resolution number OP/2023/163

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note the summary of public consultation feedback received on the proposed Katoa, Ka Ora speed limit changes (Attachment D), and that 299 submissions were on the local area and 56 were from people living locally

b)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that interest in the proposal for the local area is driven by varied interests, that is, comprised of visitors (165), transiting through driving or commuting (149), pedestrians and cyclists (46) and those interested to give feedback because they live in the area (56)

c)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that 42 per cent of local submitters supported the 16 safer speed zones (30 km) proposed in the local board area

d)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that 51 per cent of local submitters supported the variable speed limits near schools, that it would improve safety; there were also 33 submitters who hold the view that the change will not improve safety

e)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that feedback from 14 local schools is not favourable on specific variable speed limits

f)       tautoko/ support the approach to standardise operating times for variable speed limits near schools, noting that most local respondents have expressed that standardised times are easier to understand; that local response is similar to feedback from the wider region on this question. People have expressed that Auckland wide is simpler or less confusing (1,432 mentions)

g)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note AT’s responses to previous local board queries about Katoa, Ka Ora (Attachment A), and give further comments:

i)       tautoko/ support the action to include those schools in Ōtara-Papatoetoe that were not included in previous phases of the Safe Speeds Programme for permanent or variable 30km/h speed limit changes

ii)      reiterate and request action for community safety education in parallel to roll out of speed changes, that is coordination of education and enforcement activities with the roll out of speed changes 

iii)     appreciate inclusion of electronic signage at all appropriate opportunities to support the speed limit changes around schools

iv)     continue to stress on need for action on safety concerns through infrastructure improvements by Auckland Transport through their other programmes at all high- risk locations, particularly around schools in Ōtara-Papatoetoe. The board support advocacy from local schools for ensuring safety around schools and arterials

h)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note AT’s legal obligations under the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2022 (Rule) and that the Rule requires best efforts to complete safe and appropriate speed limit setting near schools by 2027

i)       tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that since June 2020, when the programme started, road deaths reduced 30 per cent in the areas where speed limits have changed

j)       tautoko/ support the location and scope of the proposed speed limit changes identified for this local board area (Attachment C and Attachment E) 

k)      tautoko/ support speed limit review of additional locations, namely on Bairds Road outside Bairds Mainfreight Primary School, requested in public consultation feedback and recommended for the next future consultation in Attachment C

l)       tono/ request action to implement signage on changes on speed zones timely manner to ensure awareness and safety for all

m)     tono/ request Auckland Transport to bring forward the planned review of permanent speed limits near all remaining schools in Auckland in a future consultation

n)      tono/ request for more investment to engage with the varied ethnic and cultural communities in local area noting that demographic profile of submitters is disproportionate to the ethnic and cultural diversity of the area

o)      appreciate the ongoing dialogue at the local level, with the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board to ensure community voices are considered in regional and national transport projects.

 

CARRIED

 

 

17

Feedback on the draft Auckland Regional Public Transport Plan

 

Resolution number OP/2023/164

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whakarite/ provide feedback to Auckland Transport on the draft Auckland Regional Public Transport Plan 2023-2031, in line with the template provided in Attachment A.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     17 October 2023: Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board - Item 17 - Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board - Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP) feedback

 

 

18

Update on Joint Council-controlled Organisation Engagement Plans, work programme items (Jul-Sep 2023) and expected milestones (Oct-Dec 2023)

 

Ngā tūtohunga

Recommendation/s

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whiwhi / receive the council-controlled organisation update on engagement plans, the work programme (Jul-Sep 2023) and anticipated milestones and engagement approaches for Quarter Two (Oct-Dec 2023).

 

 


 

 

 

19

Local board feedback on proposals for fees and charges for the financial year 2024/2025

 

Resolution number OP/2023/165

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the local fees and charges consultation content which will be consulted as part of the 10-year Budget 2024-2034 for the following:

i) Phase two of Active Communities fees and charges review

A)        Membership Fees

1)      The alignment of legacy memberships to current rates over 3 years

2)      The introduction of a new Auckland-wide membership option that allows access to all Auckland Council Pool & Leisure sites regardless of operator

B)      Aquatic Entrance Fees

1)      The introduction of baseline aquatic entrance fees for all Auckland Council Pool and Leisure sites

2)      An increase to the concessionary discount from 15 per cent to 40 per cent

C)     Swim School Fees

1)      An increase to swimming lesson prices closer to market rates whilst maintaining accessible pricing for Aucklanders

2)      A new 30 per cent discount for Community Service Card Holders and their dependents

3)      A new 40 per cent discount for those with special needs that require private lessons

D)      Recreation Fees

1)      An increase to holiday programme and OSCAR (before and after school care) fees

2)      To simplify recreation term programme pricing

ii)      Phase one of Venue Hire and Bookable Spaces review

A)      To adjust fees in line with Hire Fee Framework July 2014.

b)      whakatārewa /defer its feedback on the proposed changes to local fees and charges regional proposals until the results from the public consultation phase is presented in full to the local board; as the information about the consultation results will allow the local board to be more informed in setting its local fees and charges schedule, and local performance measures.

c)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that pricing can be a significant barrier for our community to access local  facilities, potentially driving residents to opt for more affordable private alternatives. 

d)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note its concern that the introduction of spectator fees in some southern local board areas can be a barrier to accessing council swimming pools, particularly for parents observing their children or attendees at community events. This policy may inadvertently deter communities from engaging or participating in local community life, which runs counter to the local board’s goal of fostering active lifestyles and wellbeing.

e)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note the local policy of giving free access to local pools through a local targeted rate highlights the board’s commitment to foster community health and wellbeing.

f)       tono/request the Governing Body allocate regional funds, contributing to the forecasted inflation for council’s local recreation services in 2024/2025. This measure will assist local ratepayers amid current economic challenges.

 

CARRIED

 

 

20

Local Board Transport Capital Fund

 

Resolution number OP/2023/166

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito /note its disappointment about the significant reduction of the Local Board Transport Capital Fund in this term, from $45m to $29.5m. The steady reductions have compromised board ability to get delivery on local transport projects including loss in momentum and expectations in the community. 

b)      tono/request reinstatement of the Local Board Transport Capital Fund to pre-COVID level to support key projects to improve access and connectivity in a growing area, and historically underserved.

c)      allocate the Local Board Transport Capital Fund 2022-2025 as follows:

i)       $370,000 to complete Hill Street/Wylie Road intersection.

ii)      $375,000 for the completion of Haumia Way – Dawson Primary School to upgrade existing refuge to a raised zebra crossing to improve safety of the school kids

iii)     $400,000 to complete the pedestrian crossing on 11 Tutere Road raised pedestrian crossing.

iv)     $375,000 to complete the speed calming and pedestrian crossing on Cornwall Road, to support Papatoetoe East School.

v)      $138,057 to complete Wylie Road/Kenderdine pedestrian improvement.

d)      confirm priorities for further projects should funds become available as:

i)       Papatoetoe North School pedestrian Improvement

ii)      Ngāti Ōtara Park to develop circular recreational pathway (Ōtara Park pathway)

iii)     11R Birmingham Road Reserve connectivity

iv)     273 Shirley Road pedestrian crossing

v)      Ravenna Way/Flat Bush intersection pedestrian improvement

e)      tuhi ā-taipitopito /note that $235,901 additional budget has been approved to cover current contractual commitments.

f)       tono/ request that AT staff urgently progress the projects above with the approved funding to ensure the projects aren’t once again affected by budget reductions or cost inflation.

g)      tuhi ā-taipitopito/ note that Auckland Transport has not implemented previous board resolutions seeking regular reporting to the local board and request again that regular written reporting to the board is reinstated so the board can have better oversight of project implementation and progress in the future.  

 

CARRIED

 

 

21

Auckland Council submission on the Inquiry into Climate Adaptation

 

Resolution number OP/2023/167

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whakarite / provide the following feedback for inclusion into Auckland Council’s submission on the Inquiry into Climate Adaptation.

i)       tautoko/ support “community-led retreat” meaning moving homes, businesses, sites of cultural significance and taonga out of harm’s way through a carefully planned process that involves the community at every step. However, the mechanisms and resourcing of the planned process must meet community involvement and expectation. It would be a waste of community time and effort to have unfunded local decisions

ii)      tautoko/ support Māori-led adaptation receiving adequate investment to meet and adapt to the challenges of climate change. The board is of the view that Māori will be more vulnerable to the risk of climate change. Māori often have more crowded households and lower incomes and will therefore have less financial ability to adapt to climate change. Furthermore, Māori suffer from poor health outcomes such as respiratory illness, and are therefore likely to suffer poorer health outcomes  in heatwaves and severe storms

iii)     tautoko/ support any assistance for our community who may have to relocate or retreat due to the risk of climate change, especially as many in our community are underinsured. The tornado that hit our Papatoetoe community in 2021, highlighted the inequities our communities face in weather related incidents

iv)     tono/request that an “equity lens” is applied at every opportunity as our families have limited income, and in these financially strained times, often insurance cover is one of the first things to be cut from a household budget. Therefore, any adaptation or retreat must have an equity lens over the financial impact it could have on our communities who are already vulnerable to climate change

v)      note /tuhi ā-taipitopito that nationalised programmes such as Accident Compensation Corporation and Toka Tū Ake -EQC show how a collective approach can have wide spread benefit and is funded by all. Such levies should be investigated to help fund the adaptation needed by all. While weather incidents are non-discriminative, the impact is felt inequitably by those most vulnerable and least resourced or financially capable to adapt to climate change

vi)     tautoko/ support a te Tiriti-based approach which would support the Crown to work proactively with iwi, hapū and Māori to understand how to uphold Māori rights and interests and kāwanatanga obligations in a way that creates space for tino raNgātiratanga.

 

CARRIED

 

 

22

Amendment to the 2022-2025 Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board meeting schedule

 

Resolution number OP/2023/168

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      whakaae/ approve the addition of three meeting dates to the 2022-2025 Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board schedule to accommodate the 10-year Budget 2024-2034 and the Annual Budget 2024-2025 timeframes as follows:

i)       Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 2 pm

ii)      Tuesday, 30 April 2024, 2 pm

iii)     Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 2 pm.

 

CARRIED

 

 

23

Local board resolution responses, feedback and information report

 

Resolution number OP/2023/169

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Deputy Chairperson O Dewes, MNZM:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the feedback on Regional Land Transport Plan, in Attachment A of the agenda report

b)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the board’s objection to the District Licensing Committee on the Application For Renewal & Variation Of Off-Licence for Liquor Legends East Tamaki, in Attachment B of the agenda report.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

Record of Workshop Notes

 

Resolution number OP/2023/170

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member V Hausia:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a) tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the workshop records for: 26 September, 03 October and 10 October 2023.

  CARRIED

 

 

25

Hōtaka Kaupapa / Governance Forward Work Calendar

 

Resolution number OP/2023/171

MOVED by Chairperson AR Autagavaia, seconded by Member TF Folau:  

That the Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the Hōtaka Kaupapa, tabled at the meeting.

 

CARRIED

 

 

 

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

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

7.46 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 Ōtara-Papatoetoe Local Board HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

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