Riccarton/Wigram Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Tuesday 15 March 2016

Time:                                    4.00pm

Venue:                                 Community Room, Upper Riccarton Library,
71 Main South Road, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Mike Mora

Helen Broughton

Natalie Bryden

Vicki Buck

Jimmy Chen

Peter Laloli

Debbie  Mora

 

 

14 March 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Dow

Community Board Advisor

941 6501

peter.dow@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/Council/meetingminutes/agendas/index

 


Riccarton/Wigram Community Board

15 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

An apology for absence was received from Jimmy Chen and an apology for lateness was received from Vicki Buck.

 

 

Community Board Resolved RWCB/2016/00026

That the apologies for absence from Jimmy Chen, and for lateness from Vicki Buck, be received and accepted.

Member M Mora/Member Broughton                                                                                                             Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

 

Vicki Buck declared an interest in relation to Item 4 and withdrew from the meeting during the discussion and voting thereon.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Community Board Resolved RWCB/2016/00027

That the minutes of the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board meeting held on Tuesday 1 March 2016, be confirmed.

Member Bryden/Member Laloli                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Vicki Buck arrived at 4.02pm.


 

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

 

The Board decided to accept the following deputations.

 

4.1       Garth Wilson re Riccarton Bus Lounges

Garth Wilson, on behalf of the Central Riccarton Residents' Association, outlined specific concerns and viewpoints regarding the operation of the bus lounge on the south side of Riccarton Road.

Mr Wilson also sought answers to various financial related questions associated with the provision of the two bus lounges in central Riccarton.    

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Mr Wilson for his deputation.

 

4.2       Arthur McKee re Riccarton Bus Lounges

             Arthur McKee, business owner, addressed the Board with his concerns over the current operational arrangements of the bus lounge (south side) and the effects of anti-social behaviour on local businesses.   

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Mr McKee for his deputation.

 

The Board discussed hosting a further community meeting on youth related issues in the Riccarton business area.

 

Further, the Board agreed that the Council's responses to the requested information on the financial aspects of the bus lounge projects be circulated to attendees of the community meeting held on
9 February 2016.

 

Community Board Resolved RWCB/2016/00028

Part B

That the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board host a further community meeting on possible solutions regarding youth related issues associated with the Riccarton Bus Lounge.

Member Broughton/Member D Mora                                                                                                               Carried

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.    


 

 

6.   Riccarton/Wigram - Names for Reserves Vested Through Subdivisions

 

The Board considered a report  seeking a recommendation to the Council to approve the naming of reserves arising from local subdivisions.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board:

1.         Recommends to the Council to approve the proposed reserve names as specified in Attachment one.

2.         Recommends to the Council to approve the proposed classification of the reserves as per Reserves Act 1977 s16(2A) specified in Attachment One.

 

There were no decisions made under delegation.

 

Community Board Decided RWCB/2016/00029

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Resolves to approve the proposed reserve names as specified in Attachment One.

2.         Resolves to approve the proposed classification of the reserves as per the Reserves Act 1977 s16(2A) specified in Attachment One.

In addition, the Board recommends that the Council:

3.         Resolves that the Ishwar Drainage Reserve No.'s 1 to 4, be named the Ishwar Ganda Drainage Reserve No. 1, No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 respectively.

Member D Mora/Member M Mora                                                                                                                    Carried

 

7.   Riccarton/Wigram Community Board 2015/16 Discretionary Response Fund -  Application - Upper Riccarton War Memorial Library

 

The Board considered a report seeking approval to allocate funding from its 2015/16 Discretionary Response Fund.  

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board:

1.         Resolves to grant $18,000 to the Upper Riccarton War Memorial Library to repair the floor of the library.

 

Community Board Decided RWCB/2016/00030

Community Board Decisions under Delegation

Part C

That the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board:

1.         Resolved to make a grant of $18,000 from its Discretionary Response Fund 2015/16 to the Upper Riccarton War Memorial Library to repair the floor of the library.

Member M Mora/Member D Mora                                                                                                                    Carried

 

8.   Riccarton/Wigram Community Board Area Report - March 2016

The Board considered the Area Report from staff for March 2016.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board:

1.         Receive the report.

 

Community Board Resolved RWCB/2016/00031

Community Board Decisions under Delegation

Part C

That the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board:

1.         Receive the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board Area Report, March 2016.

2.         Resolved to make funding applications for Board Projects in 2016/17, as follows:

             2.1          Community Garden Pride and Community Service Awards

             2.2          Neighbourhood Week

             2.3          Leadership Day

             2.4          ANZAC Day

             2.5          Youth Development Fund

             2.6          Off the Ground Fund

             2.7          Community Engagement

             2.8          Culture Galore

             2.9          Bulb and Other Plantings

Member M Mora/Member Laloli                                                                                                                         Carried

 

9.   Elected Member Information Exchange

Part B

The Board received the following information from members.

9.1          Awatea Subdivision - invitation

9.2          Culture Galore - excellent event, attended by all Riccarton/Wigram Community Board members

9.3          Shand Crescent and Tara Street Painted Intersection - project completed and well supported by local residents

9.4          Wigram Residents' Association - cancelled its meeting for 16 March 2016

10. Questions Under Standing Orders

Part B

There were no questions under Standing Orders.   

 

11  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Community Board Resolved RWCB/2016/00032

Part C

1.              That Alan Merry and Steve Turek of the New Zealand Fire Service, remain after the public have been excluded for Item 12 of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Board.

2.              That at 5.11pm, the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 36 and 37 of the agenda, be adopted.

Member M Mora/Member Laloli                                                                                                                           Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 5.37pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 5.38pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 5TH DAY OF APRIL 2016

Mike Mora

Chairperson