Tira Hautū / Governing Body

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of an extraordinary meeting of the Governing Body held in the Aotea Centre, Aotea Square, Auckland on Friday, 27 October 2023 at 8.22am.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Mayor

Wayne Brown

 

Deputy Mayor

Cr Desley Simpson, JP

 

Councillors

Cr Andrew Baker

 

 

Cr Josephine Bartley

From 8.35am, Item C1

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 

Cr Julie Fairey

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina, MNZM

 

 

Cr Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

 

Cr Lotu Fuli

 

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

Cr Mike Lee

 

 

Cr Kerrin Leoni

Until 6.19pm, Item C1

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

 

 

Cr Greg Sayers

Via electronic link

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Ken Turner

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

Cr Maurice Williamson

 

 

 

Te Hunga Āpiti kua Tae mai | ALSO PRESENT

 

 

IMSB Chair David Taipari

Until 4.34pm, Item C1

 

 


Governing Body

27 October 2023

 

 

 

1          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

There were no apologies.

 

 

 

2          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

 

3          Ngā Kōrero a te Marea | Public Input

 

There was no public input section.

 

 

 

4          Ngā Kōrero a te Poari ā-Rohe Pātata | Local Board Input

 

There was no local board input section.

 

 

 

5          Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

6

Auckland Council Chief Executive Recruitment Process

 

 

 

Resolution number GB/2023/209

MOVED by Cr A Dalton, seconded by Cr A Filipaina:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the information about the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process and note that a confidential report on this agenda seeks a decision regarding the Auckland Council Chief Executive recruitment process.

b)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note that the decision-making report is confidential due to the detailed information it contains regarding the recruitment process.

CARRIED

 

 

 

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

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 


 

 

8          Te Mōtini ā-Tukanga hei Kaupare i te Marea | Procedural motion to exclude the public

Resolution number GB/2023/210

MOVED by Cr C Fletcher, seconded by Cr K Leoni:  

That the Governing Body:

a)      whakaae / agree to exclude the public from the following part(s) of the proceedings of this meeting.

b)      whakaae / agree that Neil Munro, Associate Director, Sheffield be permitted to remain for Confidential Item C1 - CONFIDENTIAL:  Auckland Council Chief Executive Recruitment Process after the public has been excluded, because of his knowledge of the recruitment process, which will help the Governing Body in its decision-making.

The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter, and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution follows.

This resolution is made in reliance on section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by section 6 or section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public, as follows:

 

C1       CONFIDENTIAL:  Auckland Council Chief Executive Recruitment Process

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interest(s) protected (where applicable)

Ground(s) under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

s7(2)(a) - The withholding of the information is necessary to protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person.

In particular, the report contains information relating to candidates.

s48(1)(a)

The public conduct of the part of the meeting would be likely to result in the disclosure of information for which good reason for withholding exists under section 7.

 

 

The text of these resolutions is made available to the public who are present at the meeting and form part of the minutes of the meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

 

8.24pm            The public was excluded.

 

Resolutions in relation to the confidential items are recorded in the confidential section of these minutes and are not publicly available.

 

6.20pm            The public was re-admitted.

 

 


 

 

restatementS

 

It was resolved while the public was excluded:

 

 

C1

CONFIDENTIAL:  Auckland Council Chief Executive Recruitment Process

 

Resolution number GB/2023/211

MOVED by Mayor W Brown, seconded by Deputy Mayor D Simpson: 

a)          whakamana / authorise the Mayor to announce the appointment of the new Chief Executive following the conclusion of the contractual negotiations and execution of the employment agreement (and as co-ordinated with the appointee), and note that the appointment remains confidential until that date.

b)          whakaū / confirm that the names and any information relating to all unsuccessful candidates remain confidential.

 

 

 

6.20pm                                               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 Governing Body HELD ON

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:.......................................................