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, 4 April 2024 at 10.02am.

 

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

From 10.13am, Item 5.1

 

Houkura Member Billy Brown

 

 

Mayor Wayne Brown

From 10.24am, Item 5.2

Until 3.06, Item 10

 

Cr Angela Dalton

 

 

Cr Chris Darby

From 11.00am, Item 8

 

Cr Julie Fairey

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina, MNZM

Via electronic link
From 10.07am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Lotu Fuli

Via electronic link

 

Cr Shane Henderson

 

 

Cr Richard Hills

Via electronic link
From 10.08am, Item 5.1

 

Cr Mike Lee

From 10.22am, Item 5.2

 

Cr Kerrin Leoni

Via electronic link

In person from 11.02am

 

Cr Daniel Newman, JP

Via electronic link
From 1.56pm, Item 11

 

Houkura Member Pongarauhine Renata

Via electronic link
From 10.07am, Item 5.1

Until 11.29am, Item 9

 

Cr Greg Sayers

From 10.24am, Item 5.2

Until 12.40pm

 

Deputy Mayor Desley Simpson, JP

Until 2.38pm, Item 12

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

 

Cr Ken Turner

Via electronic link

 

Cr Wayne Walker

 

 

Cr Maurice Williamson

 

 

 

 

 

 


Transport and Infrastructure Committee

04 April 2024

 

 

 

1          Ngā Tamōtanga | Apologies

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/29

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

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)          whakaae / accept the apologies from:

Lateness

Cr L Fuli - on council business

Cr R Hills - on council business

Mayor W Brown - on council business

Cr G Sayers - on council business.

CARRIED

Note:      Subsequently, apologies were received from Mayor W Brown and Deputy Mayor Cr D Simpson for early depature on council business.

 

 

 

 

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/2024/30

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

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)          whakaū / confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Thursday, 7 March 2024 including the confidential section; and the extraordinary minutes of its meeting held on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

4          Ngā Petihana | Petitions

 

There were no petitions.

 

 

 

 


 

 

5          Ngā Kōrero a te Marea | Public Input

 

5.1

Public Input:  Surface Light Rail - Plans for surface light rail in Auckland

 

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

 

Cr A Filipaina joined the meeting at 10.07am.
Houkura IMSB Member P Renata joined the meeting at 10.07am.
Cr R Hills joined the meeting at 10.08am.
Cr J Bartley joined the meeting at 10.13am.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/31

MOVED by Cr S Henderson, seconded by Cr J Fairey:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the public input from Surface Light Rail in relation to surface light rail plans in Auckland and whakamihi / thank Connor Sharp for attending the meeting.

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

5.2

Public Input:  Climate Liberation Aotearoa - Counting cruise ship emissions in emissions reduction planning

 

A presentation/logo was provided in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr M Lee entered the meeting at 10.22am.
Mayor W Brown entered the meeting at 10.24am.
Cr G Sayers entered the meeting at 10.24am. 

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/32

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

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the public input from Climate Liberation Aotearoa in relation to counting cruise ship emissions in emissions reduction planning and whakamihi / thank Robin Bealing for attending the meeting.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 April 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 5.2 - Public Input:  Climate Liberation Aotearoa - Counting cruise ship emissions in emissions reduction planning - Presentation

 

 

 


 

 

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

 

 

6.1

Local Board Input:  Waitemata Local Board - Access to commercial and residential buildings in city centre

 

A presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/33

MOVED by Deputy Mayor D Simpson, seconded by Deputy Chairperson C Fletcher:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the local board input from Waitemata Local Board in relation to concerns around access for residential and commercial buildings to servicing, loading and kerbside, and illegal parking solutions, and whakamihi / thank Alexandra Bonham for attending the meeting.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 April 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 6.1 - Local Board Input:  Waitemata Local Board - Access to commercial and residential buildings in city centre, presentation

 

 

 

7          Ngā Pakihi Autaia | Extraordinary Business

 

There was no extraordinary business.

 

 

 

8

Update on preparatory work for the Auckland Integrated Transport Plan

 

A presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr M Lee left the meeting at 11.00am.
Cr C Darby entered the meeting at 11.00am.
Cr K Leoni entered the meeting at 11.02am.
Cr M Lee returned to the meeting at 11.14am.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/34

MOVED by Deputy Chairperson C Fletcher, seconded by Mayor W Brown:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive this progress report on the preparatory works for the Auckland Integrated Transport Plan.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 April 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 8 - Update on preparatory work for the Auckland Integrated Transport Plan - Presentation

 


 

 

9

Auckland Transport Update - April 2024

 

An updated presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Houkura Member P Renata left the meeting at 11.29am.
Cr M Williamson left the meeting at 12.31pm.
Cr S Stewart left the meeting at 12.40pm.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/35

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

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

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

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 April 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 9- Auckland Transport Update - April 2024 - Updated Presentation

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.40pm and reconvened at 1.10pm.

 

 

 

Cr C Darby, Cr L Fuli, Cr M Lee, Cr G Sayers, Cr W Walker and Houkura IMSB Member B Brown were not present.

 

 

Note:   The chairperson accorded precedence to Item 11 - Kāinga Ora Update - April 2024 and Item 12 – Transport Deliberative Forum, at this time.

 

 

11

Kāinga Ora Update - April 2024

 

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

 

Houkura IMSB Member B Brown returned to the meeting at 1.12pm.
Cr L Fuli joined the meeting at 1.15pm.
Cr W Walker returned to the meeting at 1.15pm.
Cr C Darby returned to the meeting at 1.16pm.
Cr M Lee returned to the meeting at 1.33pm.
Cr D Newman joined the meeting at 1.56pm.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/36

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

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the update on Auckland’s large-scale project areas from Kāinga Ora.

CARRIED

 


 

 

12

Transport Deliberative Forum

 

A presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

A video link was also circulated to the members prior to the meeting, available here to view.

 

Note:   changes were made to the original recommendations, adding new clause d), as a Chairperson’s recommendation.

 

Cr R Hills left the meeting at 2.11pm.
Cr K Leoni left the meeting at 2.24pm and rejoined via electronic link.
Cr R Hills returned to the meeting at 2.31pm.
Deputy Mayor D Simpson retired from the meeting at 2.38pm.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/37

MOVED by Cr W Walker, seconded by Cr A Dalton:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note that a deliberative forum was conducted in partnership with Koi Tū and funded by NZTA through the Vehicle Kilometres Travelled Reduction Programme

b)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note that following the deliberative forum, support amongst participants for a range of transport interventions strengthened considerably, suggesting acknowledgement of the difficult trade-offs required to improve travel options for Aucklanders

c)      whakaae / approve that officers share the outcomes of the deliberative forum with the Auckland Transport Board so that relevant insights can be incorporated into transport strategy and planning as well as submissions to government

d)      ohia / endorse Auckland Council using Deliberative Democracy Techniques as part of its suite of consultation methods.

CARRIED

 

Note:   Under Standing Order 1.8.6, Cr K Turner requested his dissenting vote be recorded.

 

Attachments

a     4 April 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 12 - Transport Deliberative Forum - Presentation

 

 

 

10

Reducing Traffic - Auckland's VKT Reduction Programme

 

A presentation was given in support of the item. A copy has been placed on the official minutes and is available on the Auckland Council website as a minutes attachment.

 

Cr M Lee retired from the meeting at 2.51pm.
Cr C Darby left the meeting at 2.54pm.
Mayor W Brown retired from the meeting at 3.06pm.

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/38

MOVED by Cr J Watson, seconded by Cr J Fairey:  

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      whiwhi / receive the findings of Auckland’s Vehicle Kilometres Travelled Reduction Programme (VKT-RP)

b)      tuhi-ā-taipitopito / note that Auckland’s Vehicle Kilometres Travelled Reduction Programme sets out the changes to legislation, policy and regulation, transport system, urban form, and funding that would be required to achieve a 29 percent reduction in light vehicle travel across the Auckland region by 2035

c)      tuhi-ā-taipitopito / note that if funded and delivered, Auckland’s Vehicle Kilometres Travelled Reduction Programme would also support regional growth, reduce traffic congestion, improve transport network safety and address transport equity across the region

d)      ohia / endorse using the findings of Auckland’s Vehicle Kilometres Travelled Reduction Programme to inform Auckland Council and Auckland Transport in their transport, land-use and communications planning and programme development.

CARRIED

 

Attachments

a     4 April 2024, Transport and Infrastructure Committee, Item 10 - Reducing Traffic - Auckland's VKT Reduction Programme - Presentation

 

 

Note:   Item 11 - Kāinga Ora Update - April 2024 and Item 12 - Transport Deliberative Forum were considered prior to Item 10 - Reducing Traffic - Auckland's VKT Reduction Programme.

 

 

13

Summary of Transport and Infrastructure Committee information memoranda, workshops and briefings (including the forward work programme) - 4 April 2024

 

Resolution number TICCC/2024/39

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

That the Transport and Infrastructure Committee:

a)      tuhi ā-taipitopito / note the progress on the forward work programme appended as Attachment A of the agenda report

b)      whiwhi / receive the Summary of Transport and Infrastructure Committee information memoranda and briefings – 4 April 2024.

CARRIED

 

 

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

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.

 

 

3.07 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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