Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Monday 14 March 2016

Time:                                    4.00pm

Venue:                                 Boardroom, Fendalton Service Centre,
Corner Jeffreys and Clyde Roads, Fendalton





Deputy Chairperson


Val  Carter

David Cartwright

Sally Buck

Faimeh Burke

Jamie Gough

Bridget Williams



14 March 2016






Edwina Cordwell

Community Board Advisor

941 6728



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Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board

14 March 2016


Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation




The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C

That the apology from Raf Manji be accepted.

That the apology for early departure from Jamie Gough be accepted.

Member Cartwright/Member Buck                                                                                                                     Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.


3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Community Board Resolved FWCB/2016/00013

That the minutes of the Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board meeting held on Monday, 29 February 2016 be confirmed.

Member Buck/Member Cartwright                                                                                                                    Carried


4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Christine Tucker - Noise Control


Ms Christine Tucker, a resident of Wairarapa Terrace was in attendance and spoke to the Board regarding her concerns relating to enforcement action in relation to her complaints of excessive noise from neighbouring construction sites.

Ms Tucker noted that no infringement notices had been issued to the contractors or sub-contractors working on the site.

The Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board thanked Ms Tucker for her presentation.

Community Board Resolved FWCB/2016/00014

Part C

The Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board resolved to:

1.              Refer the issues raised from the deputation to the General Manager responsible for the enforcement and associated activities for investigation and requests that the General Manager investigates and advises on the specific issues raised, in particular the failure to issue infringement notices, the apparent breakdown of internal CCC processes and the apparent failure of contractors to observe enforcement action and what action can be taken in future to ensure that similar situations do not occur again. The Board request that feedback be provided within four weeks.

2.             Request staff to consider a public information/awareness raising campaign to assist residents facing similar circumstances.

Member Cartwright/Member Buck                                                                                                                    Carried


4.2       Julianne Grant - Harewood/Breens/Gardiners Road Intersection

Ms Julianne Grant was in attendance and spoke to the Board in support of her letter concerning safety issues around the Harewood/Breens/Gardiners Road Intersection, refer Item 6, page 9 of the agenda.

Ms Grant spoke of her concerns related to the safety issues this intersections presents for pedestrians, cyclists and school pupils.

The Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board thanked Ms Grant for her presentation.

Community Board Resolved FWCB/2016/00015

Part C

The Board acknowledged the planned cycleway for Harewood Road.

The Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board resolved to:

1.         Request staff to investigate, as a matter of urgency, the significant safety issues raised in the deputation regarding the Harewood/Breens/Gardiners Road Intersection affecting pedestrians and cyclists, and any remediation measures that can be taken.

2.         Request staff investigate, address and put forward solutions for safe crossing points for school children crossing Harewood Road.

3.         Request the Council (via a Board submission) to consider funding as part of the Long Term Plan/Annual Plan process for a signalised crossing.

Member Cartwright/Member Williams                                                                                                             Carried


4.3       Drucilla Kingi-Patterson - Update on Projects

Ms Drucilla Kingi-Patterson provided an update to the Board on range of conceptual projects she is pursuing.

The Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board thanked Ms Kingi-Patterson for her presentation.


5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.  

6.   Correspondence

The Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board received correspondence from Ms Julianne Grant  dated 14 March 2016 raising her concerns about the safety of the Harewood/Breens/Gardiners Road Intersection. (Clause 4.2 refers to the decision on this matter).


Member Gough left the meeting at 05:00 pm.

7.   Staff Briefings

Customer Services Fendalton Service Centre - Update

Sarah Numan, Head of Customer Services, Nadia Barefoot, Team Leader Customer Services and Diane Fraser-Allen, Customer Services Coordinator were in attendance and updated the Board on, the new postal services provided at the Fendalton Service Centre.


8.   Fendalton/Waimairi Ward Area Report

Part B


Update on Outstanding Tree Removal Requests

The Board received an information memorandum from Tony Armstrong, Arborist - North advising of the status and progress of outstanding tree removal requests in the Fendalton/Waimairi Ward.

Invitation to tour the Otukaikino River works

The Board are invitied by the Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee to participate in a tour of the Otukaikino River on the morning of the 31 March 2016.

Annual Plan Public Forum

A public forum on the Annual Plan will be held in the Fendalton Boardroom on 22 April 2016.

Funding Update

Maryanne Lomax, Community Development Advisor updated the Board on changes to the various community fund criteria. Applications open on 15 March 2016 and close on 30 April 2016.

Merivale Reserve Playground Opening

The Merivale Reseve Playground opening ceremony is on Saturday 19 March 2016 from 10am to 12 noon.


9.   Elected Member Information Exchange

Part B

9.1       Update on the new Council online news initiative "Newsline".

9.2       Member Cartwright noted changes to the signalisation at the Glandovey/Idris/Strowan/Heaton intersection.

9.3       Member Williams provided an update on matters raised at the Combined Community Seminar held on Monday 29 February 2016.

10. Questions Under Standing Orders

Part B

There were no questions under standing orders at this meeting.




Meeting concluded at 5.39pm.




Val  Carter