Komiti mō ngā Tūnuku me ngā Rawa Tūāhanga / Transport and Infrastructure Committee

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Transport and Infrastructure Committee held in the Reception Lounge, Auckland Town Hall, 301-305 Queen Street, Auckland on Thursday, 8 February 2024 at 10.01am.

 

Te Hunga kua Tae mai | present

 

Chairperson

Cr John Watson

 

Deputy Chairperson

Cr Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

Members

Cr Andrew Baker

 

 

Cr Josephine Bartley

Via electronic link

 

IMSB Member Billy Brown

 

 

Mayor Wayne Brown

From 10.05am, Item 4

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

 

 

Cr Julie Fairey

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina, MNZM

Via electronic link,
From 10.10am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Lotu Fuli

 

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

 

 

Cr Mike Lee

From 10.58am, Item 8

 

Cr Kerrin Leoni

Via electronic link,

in person from 11.03am

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

Via electronic link,
From 11.02am, Item 8

 

IMSB Member Pongarauhine Renata

 

 

Cr Greg Sayers

From 10.15am, Item 5.2

 

Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson

From 1.02pm, Item 9

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Ken Turner

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr Maurice Williamson

Via electronic link,
From 10.09am, Item 5.1

 

 


Transport and Infrastructure Committee

08 February 2024

 

 

 

1          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/1

MOVED by Cr W Walker, seconded by Cr S Stewart:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)         whakaae / accept the apologies from the following members:

Absence

Deputy Mayor D Simpson – council business

Lateness

Mayor W Brown – council business

Cr M Williamson

CARRIED

Note:   Deputy Mayor D Simpson subsequently entered the meeting at 1.02pm.

 

 

 

2          Te Whakapuaki i te Whai Pānga | Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

 

3          Te Whakaū i ngā Āmiki | Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/2

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Fletcher, seconded by Cr W Walker:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)         whakaū / confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 7 December 2023, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Te Mihi | Acknowledgement

 

The Chairperson acknowledged the passing of Hugh Willis and his wonderful contribution to the community and to pass on our condolences to the Willis family.

 

 

 

Mayor W Brown entered the meeting at 10.05am.

 

 

 

4          Ngā Petihana | Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

 

5          Ngā Kōrero a te Marea | Public Input

 

5.1

Public Input:  Extinction Rebellion Tamaki Makarau - The need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

 

A presentation was provided.  A copy is attached to the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr M Williamson joined the meeting at 10.09am.
Cr A Filipaina joined the meeting at 10.10am.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/3

MOVED by Cr R Hills, seconded by Cr A Dalton:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)     whiwhi / receive the public input from Extinction Rebellion Tamaki Makarau regarding the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 February 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 5.1 - Public Input:  Extinction Rebellion Tamaki Makarau  - The need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, presentation

 

 

5.2

Public Input: Graeme Easte - Funding for Grade Separation of Railway Level Crossings

 

A presentation was provided.  A copy is attached to the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr G Sayers entered the meeting at 10.15am.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/4

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Fletcher, seconded by Cr J Fairey:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the public input from Graeme Easte regarding funding for grade separation of railway level crossings.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 February 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 5.2 - Public Input: Graeme Easte - Funding for Grade Separation of Railway Level Crossings, presentation

 

 

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

 

There was no local board input.

 

 

7          Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

 

8

Port of Auckland Limited (POAL) Update - February 2024

 

A presentation was provided.  A copy is attached to the agenda available on the Auckland Council website.

A letter and information was circulated prior to the meeting.  Copies have been placed on the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

Cr S Stewart left the meeting at 10.25am.
Cr S Stewart returned to the meeting at 10.38am.
Cr M Lee entered the meeting at 10.58am.
Cr D Newman joined the meeting at 11.01am.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/5

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Fletcher, seconded by Cr J Watson:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the February 2024 update from Port of Auckland Limited.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 February 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 8 - Port of Auckland Limited (POAL) Update - February 2024, Letter

b     8 February 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 8 - Port of Auckland Limited (POAL) Update - February 2024, Information and analysis

 

 

9

Auckland Transport Update - February 2024

 

An updated presentation was provided.  A copy is attached to the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment

 

Note:   Changes were made to the original recommendation, adding new clause b), as a Chairperson’s recommendation.

 

Cr A Filipaina left the meeting at 11.52am.
Cr A Filipaina returned to the meeting at 12.03pm.
Cr G Sayers left the meeting at 12.03pm.
Cr G Sayers returned to the meeting at 12.48pm.
Deputy Mayor D Simpson entered the meeting at 1.02pm.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/6

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Fletcher, seconded by Cr J Watson:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the update from Auckland Transport’s Chief Executive on the performance of the organisation.

b)        whakamihi / thank Wayne Donnelly, Auckland Transport board member and former acting Chair, for his many years of service to Auckland Transport and to the city of Auckland and New Zealand.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     8 February 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 9 - Auckland Transport Update - February 2024, presentation

 

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 1.08pm and reconvened at 1.41pm.

 

 

Mayor W Brown, Cr R Hills and Cr G Sayers were not present.

 

 

Note:   The chairperson accorded precedence to Item 11 – Watercare Update - February 2024, at this time.

 

 

11

Watercare Update - February 2024

 

A presentation was provided.  A copy is attached to the agenda available on the Auckland Council website.

 

Cr R Hills returned to the meeting at 1.43pm.
Cr G Sayers returned to the meeting at 1.50pm.
Mayor W Brown returned to the meeting at 1.52pm.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/7

MOVED by Deputy Mayor D Simpson, seconded by Cr J Fairey:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the February 2024 update from Watercare Services Limited.

CARRIED

 

 

10

Summary of Transport and Infrastructure Committee information memoranda, workshops and briefings - 8 February 2024

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/8

MOVED by Cr W Walker, seconded by Deputy Mayor D Simpson:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee

a)      whiwhi / receive the Summary of Transport and Infrastructure Committee information memoranda and briefings – 8 February 2024.

CARRIED

 

 

 

Note:   Item 11 - Watercare Update - February 2024 was considered prior to Item 10 - Summary of Transport and Infrastructure Committee information memoranda, workshops and briefings - 8 February 2024

 

 

 

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

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.17 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 Transport and Infrastructure Committee HELD ON

 

 

 

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