1                                                   15 June 2022



Paewhiri Toha Pūtea Hapori ki Te Riu | Central Community Funding Panel


Minutes of a meeting held in the Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 30 Laings Road,
 Lower Hutt on

 Wednesday 15 June 2022 commencing at 5.32pm




Wayne Gazley (Chair)


Catherine Chapman

Cr D Hislop


Cr J Briggs



APOLOGIES:                Matt Claridge, Prabha Ravi and Cr G Barratt


IN ATTENDANCE:      D Hunter, Community Advisor Funding and Community Contracts

                                        M Laban, Head of Connected Communities

                                        K Stannard, Head of Democratic Services








1.       APOLOGIES

Resolved:  (W Gazley/Cr Hislop)                                        Minute No. CCFP 22301

That the apology received from M Claridge, P Ravi and Cr G Barratt be accepted and leave of absence be granted.”


There was no public comment.


There were no conflict of interest declarations.


MINUTES (22/1417)


Resolved:   (C Chapman/Cr Hislop)                                    Minute No. CCFP 22302

“That the minutes of the meeting of the Central Community Funding Panel held on Wednesday 27 October 2021 be confirmed as a true and correct record.”



Local Community Projects Fund (22/1351)

Report No. CCFP2022/3/113 by the Community Advisor Funding and Community Contracts


The Community Advisor Funding and Community Contracts elaborated on the report.

Members discussed all three options for the distribution of the Local Communty Projects fund.  They discussed their preferred option being option two. 

In response to a question from a member, the Community Advisor Funding and Community Contracts said she would engage with Council’s Communications and Engagement team to ensure appropriate exposure of the new funds to the comunity.  Members asked for the communications plan to be distribued to each member.


Resolved(W Gazley/C Chapman)                                        Minute No. CCFP 22303

“That the Central Community Funding Panel:


(1)     determines to advance option 2 - distribute all the remaining funds through a contestable process to community groups (Charitable Trusts including marae, churches, sports groups and schools within the ward);

(2)     notes that the Central Community Funding Panel will determine the amount to be allocated to the contestable fund and make decisions on who receives grants; and

(3)     notes that any remaining 2019-2022 unallocated funds may be either:

(a)     carried over to future Community Funding Panels; or

(b)     tagged to an existing Council workstream for use in future years to benefit the ward it was intended for.”

For the reason that this will enable more of the Local Community Projects Fund to be allocated to the Community Funding Panels for its intended purpose.

6.       QUESTIONS

          There were no questions.


There being no further business the Chair declared the meeting closed at 5.40pm.






Wayne Gazley



CONFIRMED as a true and correct record

Dated this 17th day of August 2022