MĀori Consultative Committee

Open Minutes

 

Meeting Date:

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Time:

3.05pm – 3.53pm

Venue

Council Chamber
Hawke’s Bay Regional Council
159 Dalton Street
Napier

 

 

Present:

Piri Prentice (In the Chair), Councillor Apiata Tapine, Liz Ratima, Tiwana Aranui, Mayor Bill Dalton and George (Hori) Reti [arrived at 3.12pm]

In Attendance:

Chief Executive [until 3.29pm], Strategic Māori Advisor, Councillor Boag

Administration:

Governance Team

 


Māori Consultative Committee - 13 February 2018 - Open Minutes

 

Karakia

A karakia was delivered by Tiwana Aranui and responded to by the Chair.

Apologies

Apologies

That the apologies for lateness from George (Hori) Reti be accepted.

Conflicts of interest

Nil

Public forum

Nil

Announcements by the Chairperson

Nil

Announcements by the management

The Strategic Māori Advisor confirmed that due to likely wet weather the Art Deco Festival Pōwhiri will now be held at the MTG, commencing at 9am.

Confirmation of minutes

Tiwana Aranui / Liz Ratima

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2017 were taken as a true and accurate record of the meeting.

 

  


 

Reports from standing committees

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

That the Māori Consultative Recommendations arising from the discussion of the Committee reports be submitted to the Council meeting for consideration.

 

 

Reports from Strategy and Infrastructure Committee held 30 January 2018

 

1.    Leasehold Land Policy Review

Type of Report:

Legal and Operational

Legal Reference:

Local Government Act 2002

Document ID:

430497

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Richard Munneke, Director City Strategy

Kim Anstey, Planner Policy/Analyst

Bryan Faulknor, Manager Property  

 

1.1   Purpose of Report

The purpose of this report is for Council to consider a review of the Investment Property Portfolio policy through the long term plan process.

 

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

The Mayor spoke to the report and explained that the Council owns a considerable amount of leasehold land, predominantly commercial leasehold land. This paper has been brought to Council to give them the option to freehold specified non-strategic leasehold land where alternative suitable investments are preferred.

 

George Reti arrived at the meeting at 3.12pm

 

In response to questions from the committee the following points were clarified:

·         The income from the leasehold land is required to be used for the upkeep of the foreshore and inner harbour.

·         The land must be identified as non-strategic land before a sale can be considered.

·         Councillor Apiata Tapine noted that he could not see that any of the land referred to in this report would be near any sites of cultural significance.

·         The previous policy remains in place for residential leasehold land.

 

Following on from this report a general discussion was held in relation to building standards and social housing in Napier.

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION

That the Council resolve that the Committee’s recommendation be adopted.

Committee’s recommendation

Councillors Brosnan / Taylor

That Council

 

a.     Direct officers to consult on the proposed Investment Property Portfolio policy changes as part of the Long Term Plan process, including the following amendments:

 

·      To allow freeholding of specific land identified in the June 2016 Boffa Miskell report “Napier City Investment Portfolio: Urban Landscape Strategic review” as non-strategic, on a case by case basis and only when alternative and suitable investments can be found.

·      That recommendations on the freeholding of all identified non- strategic land be considered by the Audit and Risk Committee in the first instance for recommendation to Council.

·      That the sale of leasehold land be a delegation of Council.

·      That a divestment procedure be established and approved by Council resolution prior to the release of any leasehold land, should the policy be adopted.

 

Carried

 

 


 

2.    Summer Street Party - Sale of Food

Type of Report:

Operational

Legal Reference:

Local Government Act 2002

Document ID:

440277

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Fleur Lincoln, Strategic Planning Lead

 

2.1   Purpose of Report

To obtain a Council resolution to allow food trucks to operate within Emerson Street at the upcoming Summer Street Party on 17 March 2018 in accordance with the Trading in Public Places Bylaw 2014.

 

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

The Mayor and Chief Executive spoke to the report and advised the Committee that the Summer Street Party was originally planned to coincide with the Mission Concert on 17 March. Even though the concert has been cancelled, Council and Hawkes Bay Tourism are still proposing to go ahead with this event to encourage people to continue with their plans to visit Hawke’s Bay for the weekend. Council staff have consulted with retailers in relation to the Street Party and have confirmed with food vendors that competing trucks will not be positioned in front of their businesses.

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION

That the Council resolve that the Committee’s recommendation be adopted.

Committee’s recommendation

Councillors Wise / Brosnan

That Council

 

a.     Allow mobile food vendors to operate within the public spaces of Emerson Street on the 17th March 2018 as part of the Summer Street Party event, and as approved by Council’s events team.

 

Carried

 

 


 

3.    Temporary Liquor Ban - Mission Concert

Type of Report:

Legal and Operational

Legal Reference:

Local Government Act 2002

Document ID:

429442

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Hayleigh Brereton, Manager Regulatory Solutions  

 

3.1   Purpose of Report

To consider the formal request from New Zealand Police for a temporary liquor ban on the roads adjacent to the Mission Estate Winery during the 2018 concert.

 

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

The Chair confirmed that this item has been pulled from the agenda. Due to cancellation of the Mission Concert, the New Zealand Police have officially withdrawn their request for a temporary liquor ban.

There was no discussion on this item at the meeting.

 

4.    Herschell and Byron Street Parking Reconfiguration

Type of Report:

Legal and Operational

Legal Reference:

Traffic Regulations

Document ID:

433679

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Hayleigh Brereton, Manager Regulatory Solutions  

 

4.1   Purpose of Report

To formalise the Herschell Street off street car parking reconfiguration and the Byron Street on street parking charge resulting from the relocation of the Napier Public Library.

 

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

The Mayor spoke to the report noting that as a result of relocating the library into the temporary premises at the MTG there is now a need to reconfigure the parking in the surrounding area to accommodate visitors to the library.

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION

That the Council resolve that the Committee’s recommendation be adopted.

committee’s recommendation

Councillors Wright / Boag

That Council

 

a.     Convert the Herschell Street car park from a leased car park to a pay and display car park.

b.     Convert the on street car parking on Byron Street to pay and display

c.     Set the tariff for car parking at $1.00 per hour for both the car park and on street parking.

 

Carried

 

 

5.    Ground lease - Eskview and Districts Rugby Football Club Incorporated

Type of Report:

Legal

Legal Reference:

Reserves Act 1977

Document ID:

434200

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Bryan Faulknor, Manager Property

Jenny Martin, Property and Facilities Officer

 

5.1   Purpose of Report

To obtain Council approval to grant a new ground lease to the Eskview and Districts Rugby Football Club Incorporated for the land occupied by the Club’s building on Petane War Memorial Domain for a term of 15 years with one 15 year right of renewal.

 

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

The Mayor noted that Council are simply agreeing to renew a long-standing ground lease arrangement with the Eskview and Districts Rugby Football Club.

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION

That the Council resolve that the Committee’s recommendation be adopted.

 

 

 

committee’s recommendation

Councillors Taylor / White

        That Council:

 

a.     Approve a new ground lease be granted to the Eskview and Districts Rugby Football Club Incorporated for the land occupied by the Club’s building on Petane War Memorial Domain for a term of 15 years with one 15 year right of renewal.

 

b.     Approve that the terms and conditions of the lease will be as per Council’s standard terms and conditions for leases of Reserve land to community groups. The initial ground rental will be a nominal rental of $200.00 plus GST per annum, reviewed annually according to the method laid out in the standard terms described above.

 

Carried

 

 

6.    15 Craven Terrace, land legalisation - land to be declared road

Type of Report:

Legal

Legal Reference:

Public Works Act 1981

Document ID:

434199

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Bryan Faulknor, Manager Property

Jenny Martin, Property and Facilities Officer

 

6.1   Purpose of Report

To seek Council’s approval pursuant to Section 114 of the Public Works Act 1981 that the land in question be declared road.

 

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

The Mayor clarified that this report is requesting to redefine the boundaries where part of a road currently falls within the boundary of another property owner.

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION

That the Council resolve that the Committee’s recommendation be adopted.

 

 

 

committee’s recommendation

Mayor Dalton / Councillor Wright

That Council

 

a.     Declare that, pursuant to Section 114 of the Public Works Act 1981, the land in the schedule below to be road

SCHEDULE

 

Hawke’s Bay Land District – Napier City

 

Area

Legal Description

Part of Certificate of Title

0.0068 ha

Section 1 SO Plan 518661

HB E4/507

 

 

Carried

 

 

7.    Joint Council Waste Futures Project Steering Committee - Minutes - 23 November 2017

Type of Report:

Procedural

Legal Reference:

Local Government Act 2002

Document ID:

430450

Reporting Officer/s & Unit:

Deborah Smith, Governance Advisor

 

7.1   Purpose of Report

To present to Council the draft Minutes of the Joint Council Waste Futures Project Steering Committee from 23 November 2017.

 

At the Māori Consultative Committee meeting

There was no discussion on this item.

MĀORI CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION

That the Council resolve that the Committee’s recommendation be adopted.

 

 

 

 

committee’s recommendation

Councillors Brosnan / Tapine

That Council

 

a.     Receive the draft Minutes of the Joint Council Waste Futures Project Steering Committee from 23 November 2017.

 

Carried

 

 

general business

The Chief Executive confirmed that once the draft Long Term Plan has been finalised this will be circulated to the Committee. The Committee members will also be consulted on the Waste Management Plan.

 

The Chief Executive left the meeting at 3.29pm

 

The Chair held a round table discussion and members of the Committee spoke to items of interest.

 

The Chair asked George (Hori) Reti to close the meeting.

 

The meeting was closed at 3.53pm.  

 

Approved and adopted as a true and accurate record of the meeting.

 

 

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