Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

Agenda

 

 

Notice of Meeting:

An ordinary meeting of the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee will be held on:

 

Date:                                     Thursday 5 May 2016

Time:                                    1.00pm

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Membership

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Andrew Turner

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Ali Jones

Councillor Paul Lonsdale

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

29 April 2016

 

 

Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

General Manager Customer & Community

Tel: 941 8999

Principal Advisor

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

Tel: 941 8235

 

Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

liz.ryley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

Communities, Housing and Economic Development - Terms of Reference

Chair

Cr Turner

Membership

Cr Livingstone (Deputy Chair), Cr Chen, Cr Gough, Cr Jones, Cr Lonsdale, Cr Johanson, Deputy Mayor Buck, Cr Scandrett

Quorum

Half of the members if the member numbers (including vacancies) is even, or a majority of members if the number of members (including vacancies) is odd.

Meeting Cycle

The first Thursday of each calendar month except for January

Reports to:

Council

 

Delegations

Heritage Incentive Grant:

The power to approve individual heritage grants to owners of heritage buildings, places or objects listed in the City Plan or the Banks Peninsula District Plan from $15,000 to $100,000 and in accordance with the Council’s heritage grant policies, provided that:

·         Applications for such grants in excess of $100,000, shall be considered by the Committee, but referred with a recommendation by the Committee to the Council for final Approval.

·         The Communities Committee is to report to the Council twice a year, listing heritage grants which have been approved by the Committee pursuant to its delegated powers within the preceding six months.

Creative Industries Support Fund

That any applications that are unsuccessful under the delegation to the Urban Design and Regeneration Manager (page 81 refers), and on the request of the applicant, have the ability to be put in front of the Committee with the Chairperson’s approval.

The power to approve grants from these funds exceeding $15,000 (ex GST)

The Community, Recreation and Culture Committee is to report to the Council through the regular Central City Plan Quarterly Report any projects funded under this delegation.

Transitional City Projects Fund

That any applications that are unsuccessful under the delegation to the Urban Design and Regeneration Manager (page 81 refers), and on the request of the applicant, have the ability to be put in front of the Committee with the Chairperson’s approval.

The power to approve grants from these funds exceeding $15,000 (ex GST)

The Community, Recreation and Culture Committee is to report to the Council through the regular Central City Plan Quarterly Report any projects funded under this delegation

            

Responsibilities

·         Developing policy and strategy in relations to long term plan and other activities as listed above.

·         Monitoring earthquake recovery related to the committees specified activities.

·         Considering recommendations from Council's Subcommittees, Community Boards, the public, stakeholders and providers in relations to communities, housing and economic development planning, delivery and operation.

·         Liaise and engage with other organisations/stakeholders.

·         Making decisions with regard for the requirements of Sections 76-81 of the Local Government Act 2002 where it has the delegated authority from Council to do so, or recommendations to Council where a Council decision is required.

 

Long Term Plan Activities

·         Arts and culture, including:

-       art gallery

-       museums

-       libraries

·         sport and recreations, including leisure facilities

·         economic development, including:

-       city promotions

-       large-scale festivals and events

-       international relations (including sister cities and the Antarctic office)

-       tourism

-       employment (including Mayor Taskforce for Jobs)

-       Christchurch economic development, coordination and leadership

-       Education and skills

-       Venue management

·         Social cohesion

-       Public participation in democratic process (including liaison with Community Boards)

-       Community development and community grants, including:

-       Community facilities

-       Community events and festivals

·         Civil defence and rural fire management

·         Customer services

·         Housing, including:

-       social housing (including rental)

-       housing policy

-       temporary housing

-       tenancy service

-       homelessness

-       inner city housing

·         Heritage protection and policy.

 


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

C       1.       Apologies.......................................................................................................................... 3

B       2.       Declarations of Interest................................................................................................... 3

C       3.       Confirmation of Previous Minutes................................................................................. 3

B       4.       Deputations by Appointment........................................................................................ 3

B       5.       Presentation of Petitions................................................................................................ 3

A       6.       Draft Safer Christchurch Strategy refresh .................................................................... 3

A       7.       Social Housing Portfolio Red Zone Compensation....................................................... 3

B       8.       Social housing Rebuild and Repair Programme Monthly Report for March 2016 ... 3

B       9.       Housing Operations Monthly Report for March 2016................................................. 3

C       10.     Christchurch City Development Forum - Revised Terms of Reference....................... 3

B       11.     Community Facilities Rebuild Update April 2016......................................................... 3

B       12.     Anchor and Major Projects Update Report.................................................................. 3

C       13.     Resolution to Exclude the Public................................................................................... 3  

 

 


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

1.   Apologies

At the close of the agenda no apologies had been received.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

That the minutes of the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting held on Thursday, 7 April 2016 be confirmed (refer page 3).

4.   Deputations by Appointment

4.1

Islay McLeod and Di Lucas will speak on behalf of the Hagley-Ferrymead Community Board regarding the development of a festival in Christchurch.

 

4.2

Caroline Shone will speak on behalf of Community Energy Action group regarding its activities.

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

There were no petitions received at the time the agenda was prepared.  


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

 

Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 7 April 2016

Time:                                    1.00pm

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Andrew Turner

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Ali Jones

Councillor Paul Lonsdale

 

 

6 April 2016

 

 

Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

General Manager Customer & Community

Tel: 941 8999

Principal Advisor

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

Tel: 941 8235

 

Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

liz.ryley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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

 

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

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00032

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Turner, seconded by Councillor Livingstone that the apologies for absence from Councillors Gough and Scandrett be accepted, and the apology from Councillor Chen for absence during the meeting be accepted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00033

3.1       That the minutes of the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting held on Thursday, 3 March 2016 be confirmed.

3.2       That staff arrange a briefing to the Committee on the Botanic Gardens Tea Kiosk as soon as possible.

3.3       That staff provide a report to the Committee on the Cathedral Square and Convention Centre projects, including information on the surrounding development, toilets, temporary structures and facilities.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

17  Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00034

That the following report be received and considered at the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting on Thursday, 7 April 2016:

 

19.       Approval for a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant for the buildings of New Regent Street.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Ms Chloe Waretini spoke on behalf of the Otakaro Orchard project team regarding the Otakaro Orchard project.            

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00035

Part B

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Thanked Chloe Waretini for her deputation.

2.         Requested staff consider ways that the organisation can offer support to Otakaro Orchard to assist in delivery of this project, including investigation of any security of tenure and ownership issues.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

Councillor Chen left the meeting at 01:40 pm.

 

 

4.2       Representatives of the Sumner Community Joint Working Group, Peter Hansen, Colette Doughty and Humphrey Archer addressed the Committee regarding Item 7 - Sumner Library and Community Facility Rebuild.  Sara Templeton, Chair of the Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board was also invited to the table for discussion on this matter.

             The Chairperson thanked members of the Sumner Community Joint Working Group for their deputation.

 

4.3       Members of the Hands Off Hagley Inc spoke on Item 6 - Briefing on the Hagley Oval Pavilion.

             The Chairperson thanked the members for their deputation.

 

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

7.   Sumner Library and Community Facility - Rebuild

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered a report on the progression of the design and rebuild of the Sumner Library and Community Facility.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee recommends to Council that it:

1.         Directs staff to run a competitive tender process to select a preferred contractor for construction of the Sumner Library, Community Facility and Museum.

2.         Authorises the Chief Executive Officer to award the contract.

3.         Approves the project through to completion and public opening.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00036

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Directs staff to run a competitive tender process to select a preferred contractor for construction of the Sumner Library, Community Facility and Museum.

2.         Authorises the Chief Executive Officer to award the contract.

3.         Approves the project through to completion and public opening with regular updates back to the Community Board and the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee.

4.         Thank staff and the Sumner Joint Working Group.

 

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                          Carried

 

 

Councillor Lonsdale declared a conflict of interest in Item 6, the nature of the interest being that is he a Vbase Board Member.  Councillor Lonsdale elected to leave the Committee table during the discussion and abstained from voting on this item.

6.   Briefing - Hagley Oval Pavilion

 

Committee Comment

The Committee received a verbal update by staff on the Hagley Oval Pavilion.

Staff will provide information to the Committee on the Pavilion in relation for example to increased usage, expansion of the embankment and carparking.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the verbal update on the Hagley Oval Pavilion.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00037

Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the verbal update on the Hagley Oval Pavilion.

2.         Request information to the Committee regarding the status of any rental policy review and to what extent that rental policy review would cover linking the rental on land to the amenity and facilities of buildings on that land.

3.         Note that issues regarding fees and charges are matters for the Annual Plan.

4.         Receive legal advice as to the purpose of usage both on the consent and lease of the facility.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

Committee Recommendation to Council/Committee

Part A

There was no Part A recommendation to the Council from this report.

 

 

8.   Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 13 Winchester Street Lyttelton

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered a report requesting approval of a Heritage Grant for work at the building at 13 Winchester Street, Lyttelton.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive grant of up to $68,427 for conservation and maintenance work for the protected heritage building located at 13 Winchester Street, Lyttelton.

2.         That payment of this grant is subject to the applicants entering a 20 year limited conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property title.

 

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00038

Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive grant of up to $68,427 for conservation and maintenance work for the protected heritage building located at 13 Winchester Street, Lyttelton.

2.         That payment of this grant is subject to the applicants entering a 20 year limited conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property title.

 

Councillor Jones/Councillor Turner                                                                                                                      Carried

 

Committee Recommendation to Council/Committee

Part A

There was no Part A recommendation to Council from this report.

 

9.   Christchurch City Libraries Lending Policy

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered a report on the impact, if any, of the Christchurch City Libraries Lending Policy.  The Committee requested information on the breakdown of what items are being borrowed.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the attached report.

2.         That the current borrowing level of 30 items be retained.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00039

Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the attached report.

2.         That the current borrowing level of 30 items be retained.

 

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Jones                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Committee Recommendation to Council/Committee

Part A

There was no Part A recommendation to Council from this report.

 

10. Social Housing Rebuild and Repair Programme Monthly Report for February 2016

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered an update report on the Council's Social Housing Rebuild and Repair Programme.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

a.         Receives the information supplied.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00040

Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part B

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

a.         Receives the information supplied.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

Committee Recommendation to Council/Committee

Part A

There was no Part A recommendation to Council from this report.

 

11. Safer Christchurch Strategy Annual Report 2014-15

 

Committee Comment

1)             Staff were thanked for the work carried out on the Safer Christchurch Strategy going forward.

2)             Staff were asked to provide an email to the Committee on the fall prevalence in Christchurch and demographic makeup relating to those incidents, safer shade smart areas, injury incidents relating to sports fields and to footpaths.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the 2014/15 Safer Christchurch Strategy Annual Report

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00041

Committee Decisions under Delegation

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the 2014/15 Safer Christchurch Strategy Annual Report.

2.         Requests staff provide information on provision of shade at Council outdoor pools and playground areas.

 

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Turner                                                                                                                Carried

 

Committee Recommendation to Council/Committee

Part A

There was no Part A recommendation to Council from this report.

 

12. Anchor Projects and Major Facilities CHED Report

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered a monthly status update on the projects being delivered by the Anchor Projects and Major Facilities Unit.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00042

Part B

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

13. Community Facilities Rebuild Update March 2016

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered a report on the status of the priority projects being delivered by the Community Facilities Rebuild Unit for the month of March 2016.

Councillor Chen returned to the meeting at 03:13 pm.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00043

Part B

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Jones                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

14. Housing Operations Monthly Report for February 2016

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered a report on the operations of the Council's Housing Unit for February 2016.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information reported.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00044

Part B

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information reported.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

Councillor Livingstone left the meeting (and was absent at the beginning of the Public Excluded meeting).

 

15  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00045

Part C

That at 3.36pm  the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 298 to 299 of the agenda and pages 5 to 6 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                  Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 4.12pm.

   

Meeting concluded at 4.14pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 5TH DAY OF MAY 2016

 

Councillor Andrew Turner

Chairperson

   


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

6.        Draft Safer Christchurch Strategy refresh

Reference:

16/379089

Contact:

Claire Phillips

Claire.phillips@ccc.govt.nz

941 5408

 

 

Purpose of Report

1.1       This report is for the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee to recommend to Council that it endorse the draft Safer Christchurch Strategy refresh 2016-2021

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the Draft Safer Christchurch Strategy refresh

2.         Recommend to Council final endorsement of the Safer Christchurch Strategy 2016-2021

 

 

3.   Key Points

3.1       The Safer Christchurch Strategy was developed in 2005 and refreshed in 2008 when Christchurch first received its accreditation as an International Safe City.

3.2       Due to the Canterbury earthquakes the Strategy, due for a refresh in 2012, was put on hold.

3.3       The Strategy has recently been refreshed with the support and input of the Strategy partners and wider stakeholders, and the city is due to receive its reaccreditation as a Pan Pacific Safe City on 7 June 2016.

3.4       The draft document contains strategy content only and is awaiting final design.

 

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a  

Safer Christchurch Strategy Framework Refresh 2016

3

 

 

Signatories

Author

Claire Phillips

Manager - Community Support Team

Approved By

Jenny Hughey

Mary Richardson

Head of Community Support, Governance & Partnerships

General Manager Customer & Community

  


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05 May 2016

 

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Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

7.        Social Housing Portfolio Red Zone Compensation

Reference:

16/259388

Contact:

Angus Smith

angus.smith@ccc.govt.nz

9418502

 

 

1.   Purpose and Origin of Report

Purpose of Report

1.1       The purpose of this report is for the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee to consider and recommend to Council that it transfer a number of properties to the social housing portfolio in compensation for the five social housing complexes that were red zoned in 2007.

Origin of Report

1.2       This report is staff generated to give effect to the Council resolution of 24 September 2015 (refer sections 5.5 and 5.6).

2.   Significance

2.1       The decision(s) in this report are of low significance in relation to the Christchurch City Council’s Significance and Engagement Policy.

2.1.1   The level of significance was determined using the Council's Significance and Engagement Policy assessment criteria.

2.1.2   The community engagement and consultation outlined in this report reflect the assessment.

 

3.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee recommend to Council that it:

1.         Give effect to the Council resolution of 24 September 2015 (refer sections 5.5 and 5.6), the properties set out in sections 5.10 of this report be transferred to the social housing portfolio.

2.         Give the General Manager Corporate Services and General Manager City Services delegated authority, to be jointly exercised, to negotiate and finalise the transfers set out in resolution 1 above and in doing so make all decisions necessary at their sole discretion.

 

4.   Key Points

4.1       This report supports the Council's Long Term Plan (2015 - 2025):

4.1.1   Activity: Housing

·     Level of Service: 18.0.1 Provide a portfolio of Social Housing rental units that are fit for purpose

4.2       The following feasible options have been considered:

·     Option 1 - Transfer the identified properties (preferred option)

·     Option 2 - Do not transfer the properties (Do nothing)

 

 

4.3       Option Summary - Advantages and Disadvantages (Preferred Option)

4.3.1   The advantages of this option include:

·   The most effective and readily available option to give effect to the prior resolution of Council.

·   It is timely and necessary to do this now.

·   The process to review property and the community governance approach will not permit this to occur in a timely manner.

·   These are good suitable properties to achieve this and possibly the only ones without effecting levels of service / activities.

·   Achieves compensation for the social housing portfolio caused through the Red Zoning and Cost Share Agreement process.

4.3.2   The disadvantages of this option include:

·   Not all of the properties meet the test of being readily available, unencumbered, easily realisable, could be easily transferred, utilised or rationalisation. The candidate pool is however not sufficient enough to provide for alternatives.

·   Excludes community governance input.

4.4       This is the best and possibly only option to give effect to the Council of 24 September 2015.

 

5.   Context/Background

 

5.1       The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Plan established a number of areas in Christchurch that were Red Zoned. Properties within the Red Zone were subject to offers for purchase by the Crown.

5.2       The Council owned a number of properties within the Residential Red Zone. The Crown offers in respect of these were incorporated into the Cost Share Agreement established between the Council and the Crown in 2013. The benefits and costs associated with this agreement accrued to the Council's consolidated account.

5.3       The social housing portfolio/fund which is discrete from the Council's consolidated account and assets, i.e. is a ring fenced fund, not ratepayer funded and solely for the purposes of social housing, had 5 complexes comprising 113 units in the Residential Red Zone.

5.4       Therefore in respect of the red zoned social housing complex's the benefits of the compensation have been lost to the housing fund to the benefit of the general Council's consolidated accounts. 

5.5       On the 24 September 2015 the Council considered a report that provided a recommendation from the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee for the purpose of compensating the Social Housing Fund for the loss of the red-zoned complexes. The Council resolved as follows in respect of that report:

5.6       Option 1 in that report is what the staff were recommending and was set out in the staff recommendation of that report as follows:

5.7       The Council is currently embarking on an exercise to review properties that are no longer required, or being utilised, for the purpose that they were originally purchased. This is the only logical property candidate pool to give effect to the compensation transfer.

5.8       A revised process for establishing the future of Council owned properties that are no longer required, or being utilised, for the purpose that they were originally purchased was work shopped with Community Boards at the end of last year and is currently being formally reported back to Council for adoption and initiation in May.

5.9       Once the process of determining future use of Council's property portfolio that requires review is handed to the whole of the organisation, Community Boards and a community governance based process it will be difficult at the end or part way through that to remove some of the properties to satisfy this Council resolution. It is therefore necessary to identify and resolve the compensation properties to be transferred and remove them from this property review process.

5.10    Identifying property to the value of $4,295,000 is difficult. This report does not intend to revisit the options for compensation the social housing portfolio as this was considered and resolved by Council on the 24 September 2015. There are limited options to give effect to the funding resolution. The objective to identify property that is readily available; unencumbered; easily realisable; could be easily transferred; utilised or rationalisation, has not necessarily been achievable due to the nature and relatively small size of the candidate portfolio. Although not ideal staff recommend that the best option to achieve the compensation resolution is to transfer the properties listed below to the social housing portfolio.

 

 

BE

Name of BE

House No.

Street

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

163

Opawa Road

135,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

163

Opawa Road

135,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

165

Opawa Road

125,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

167

Opawa Road

110,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

239A

Opawa Road

145,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

241

Opawa Road

110,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

243

Opawa Road

65,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

245

Opawa Road

155,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

247

Opawa Road

155,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

249

Opawa Road

120,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

251

Opawa Road

110,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

253

Opawa Road

120,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

255

Opawa Road

20,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

265

Opawa Road

300,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

267

Opawa Road

95,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

269

Opawa Road

120,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

269A

Opawa Road

20,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

271

Opawa Road

108,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

273

Opawa Road

108,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

275

Opawa Road

108,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

277

Opawa Road

108,000.00

932

Roading Opawa Expressway

1R

Curries Road

10,000.00

790

Beverley Park/ex Linwood Bowls

82

Avonside Drive

177,000.00

448

Vacant Land (133 Prestons Road)

133

Prestons Road

235,000.00

668

Petrie Park

119

Petrie Street

275,000.00

701

740 Avonside Drive

740

Avonside Drive

146,000.00

1631

Quarry House

27

Glovers Road

205,000.00

1626

Vacant Land (46 Nicholls Road)

46

Nicholls Road

141,000.00

2349

Alderson Avenue Accessway

16

Alderson Avenue

160,000.00

2548

Woolston/Burwood Expressway

4B

Curries Road

95,000.00

2668

Road Diversion (502 Greers Road)

502

Greers Road

225,000.00

2687

Dwelling Roading (266 Pages Rd)

266

Pages Road

110,000.00

2719

Dwelling (22 Northcote Road)

22

Northcote Road

180,000.00

4,296,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.11    Relevant prior Council decisions to be reviewed.

5.11.1    On the 28 May 2015 the Council considered a report from the Community, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting of 7 May 2015 that sought to develop future housing on some of the Opawa Road properties. This resulted in a tender process that has now concluded and was reported back to, and endorsed by, the committee on 7 April 2016. That report sought to review / rescind the previous Council resolutions related to that project (the Opawa Road properties) so that they are aligned with the objectives and resolutions of this report.

 

6.   Option 1 - Transfer the identified properties (preferred)

Option Description

6.1       Adopt the recommendations of this report that the properties identified (section 5.10) are transferred to the social housing portfolio as compensation for the social housing portfolio properties that were red zoned.

Significance

6.2       The level of significance of this option is low consistent with section 2 of this report.  Engagement requirements for this level of significance are not applicable.

Impact on Mana Whenua

6.3       This option does not involve a significant decision in relation to ancestral land or a body of water or other elements of intrinsic value, therefore this decision does not specifically impact Ngāi Tahu, their culture and traditions.

Community Views and Preferences

6.4       No requirement to seek the community views and preferences has been identified.

Alignment with Council Plans and Policies

6.5       This option is consistent with Council’s Plans and Policies it gives effect to a prior Council resolution.

Financial Implications

6.6       Cost of Implementation - There will be a book value transfer from the Council's general account to the social housing portfolio. This offsets the benefit to the Council's general account conferred through the Cost Share Agreement and replenishes the loss to the social housing portfolio.

6.7       Maintenance / Ongoing Costs - There will be a corresponding decrease in maintenance and holding costs in respect of these properties in respect of the Council's general account and increase for the social housing portfolio of the same.

6.8       Funding source - Transfer so no direct funding required other than administrative and legal cost which will not be significant.

Legal Implications

6.9       There will be legal services commissioned in respect of the conveyancing requirements resulting from the transfer.

Risks and Mitigations

6.10    This is essentially an internal transaction and as such there would appear to be no extraordinary risks. The social housing portfolio is bound by the same statutory and legislative requirements of the Council.

6.11    The properties identified have been chosen because they are not currently being used to deliver an activity or service and require a decision as to their future use. They are readily available; unencumbered; easily realisable; could be easily transferred; utilised or rationalised.

Implementation

6.12    Implementation dependencies - Time and process to transfer the properties.

6.13    Implementation timeframe - The physical transaction could be done in a matter of weeks.

Option Summary - Advantages and Disadvantages

6.14    The advantages of this option include:

·   The most effective and readily available option to give effect to the prior resolution of Council.

·   It is timely and necessary to do this now.

·   The process to review property and the community governance approach will not permit this to occur in a timely manner.

·   These are good suitable properties to achieve this and possibly the only ones without effecting levels of service / activities.

·   Achieves compensation for the social housing portfolio caused through the Red Zoning and Cost Share Agreement process.

6.15    The disadvantages of this option include:

·   Excludes community governance input.

·   There are limited options to give effect to the funding resolution. The objective to identify property that is readily available; unencumbered; easily realisable; could be easily transferred; utilised or rationalisation, has not necessarily been achievable due to the nature and relatively small size of the candidate portfolio.

7.   Option 2 - Do not transfer the property

Option Description

7.1       Do not transfer the properties.

Significance

7.2       The level of significance of this option is low consistent with section 2 of this report.  Engagement requirements for this level of significance are not applicable.

Impact on Mana Whenua

7.3       This option does not involve a significant decision in relation to ancestral land or a body of water or other elements of intrinsic value, therefore this decision does not specifically impact Ngāi Tahu, their culture and traditions.

Community Views and Preferences

7.4       No requirement to seek the community views and preferences has been identified.

Alignment with Council Plans and Policies

7.5       This option is would be inconsistent with Council’s prior resolution of 24 September 2014.

7.5.1   Inconsistency - This would leave the prior resolution unfulfilled and the consequential compensation issue not dealt with.

7.5.2   Reason for inconsistency - It would be difficult to rationalise a reason given the prior decision.

7.5.3   Amendment necessary - Not applicable.

Financial Implications

7.6       Cost of Implementation - The social housing portfolio wouldn't be compensated as previously resolved.

7.7       Maintenance / Ongoing Costs - Not applicable

7.8       Funding source - Not applicable

Legal Implications

7.9       This is an internal issue, there are not likely to be any legal implications.

Risks and Mitigations

7.10    Not following through on the prior Council resolution could jeopardise the successful set up of the Community Housing Provider and the associated funding model.

Implementation

7.11    Implementation dependencies - Not applicable as this would effectively be a do nothing option.

7.12    Implementation timeframe - Not applicable.

Option Summary - Advantages and Disadvantages

7.13    The advantages of this option include:

·   Provides the opportunity for the Council to revisit prior options and decisions.

7.14    The disadvantages of this option include:

·   Will create confusion and uncertainty.

·   Would be a retrograde step in terms of prior decisions.

·   Doesn't compensate the social housing portfolio.

·   Will require re-litigation of the issues and new decisions.

·   Revisiting the issues will not be timely in respect of establishing the Community Housing Provider, nor the process to review Council's property portfolio.

 

 

 

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a  

Property for Review Housing

3

 

 

Confirmation of Statutory Compliance

Compliance with Statutory Decision-making Requirements (ss 76 - 81 Local Government Act 2002).

(a) This report contains:

(i)  sufficient information about all reasonably practicable options identified and assessed in terms of their advantages and disadvantages; and

(ii) adequate consideration of the views and preferences of affected and interested persons bearing in mind any proposed or previous community engagement.

(b) The information reflects the level of significance of the matters covered by the report, as determined in accordance with the Council's significance and engagement policy.

 

Signatories

Author

Angus Smith

Manager Property Consultancy

Approved By

Jason Rivett

Anne Columbus

David Adamson

Finance Business Partner

General Manager Corporate Services

General Manager City Services

  


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8.        Social housing Rebuild and Repair Programme Monthly Report for March 2016

Reference:

16/378734

Contact:

Jeanette Gower

Jeanette.Gower@ccc.govt.nz

941 - 8021

 

 

1.   Purpose and Origin of Report

Purpose of Report

1.1       The purpose of this report is to provide an update to the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee on the Council's Social Housing Rebuild and Repair Programme

Origin of Report

1.2       This report is staff generated.

2.   Significance

2.1       The decision(s) in this report are of low significance in relation to the Christchurch City Council’s Significance and Engagement Policy.

2.1.1   The level of significance was determined by the number of people actually affected by the repairs and rebuild programme.

 

 

3.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

a.         Receives the information supplied.

 

 

4.   Key Points

4.1       The Social Housing Rebuild and Repair Programme (the programme) is achieving the plan to increase the housing portfolio to at least 2,366 units by 2017/18 (refer Attachment 1; Attachment 2).

4.2       The portfolio has a total of 2301 open units.

4.3       The completion of the demolition of 24 units at Santa Cruz sees an overall reduction of the portfolio to 2457 units.

4.4       During the March 2016 period, the following repair and rebuild programme activity occurred:

·  A total of 12 open unit repairs were completed including 10 at Haast Courts, one at Treddinick Place and one vacant unit redecoration at Guise Lane.

·  Repair programmes of work commenced at Veronica Place and Airedale Courts, and exterior painting, guttering replacement, services and ancillary works were completed at Biddick Courts.

·  The demolition programme continues with the completion of the demolitions at Santa Cruz on 30 March 2016.  Fencing works around the Brougham Village site are estimated to be complete by the end of April 2016. The tendering process is in progress for the demolition of Louisson Courts and Charles Gallagher Place, with contracts expected to be awarded by mid-April 2016.

·  The rebuild of the fire damaged unit at Bryndwr Courts is currently in the tendering stage.

 

5.   Context/Background

5.1       Progress and actions towards the programme priorities and related work is summarised below.

Priority One: New Builds

5.2       In total Council has approved a total of 61 new social housing units to be built. This comprises 53 one bedroom units and eight two bedroom units equating to a total of 69 beds. The rebuild programme is currently on track to achieve this target by July/ August 2016.

5.3       A total of 45 new social housing units have been built, opened, and tenanted since 2014. This includes twelve units at Maurice Carter Courts in 2013/2014 and eight units at Knightsbridge Lane in 2014/2015. A further seven one bedroom units were completed in 2015 with three at Berwick Courts and four at HP Smith Courts. 18 new units opened at Harman courts in February 2016 comprising fourteen one bedroom and four two bedroom units.

5.4       Four one bedroom and four two bedroom units are currently under construction at Osborne Street with a scheduled completion date of August 2016. A further eight one bedroom units eight units under construction at Innes Courts are on track to be completed by June 2016.

5.5       Table 1 indicates the programme status for the 2015/2016 financial year.

Project Name

# units

2015 -2016 Programme Status

(as at 31 March 2016)

Complete or Target date

Tenanting Date

Berwick Courts

3

Project completed and tenanted September 2015.

Complete

Tenanted

HP Smith Courts

4

Project completed and tenanted October 2015.

Complete

Tenanted

Harman Courts

18

Opening held 16/02/16; code of compliance received 29/02/16

Complete

Mar 2016

Sub total

25

 

 

 

 

Innes Court

8

·    Concrete floor and foundation complete.

·    Construction of mid floors in progress.

·    Drainage install complete, backfilled.

·    Support slabs for stairwell install poured.

June 2016

 

Osborne Street

8

·    Erection of timber framing complete.

·    Drainage installed and excavation backfilled.

·    Fascia and roof complete.

·    Soffit install and building wrap underway.

·    Temporary crossing for new driveway completed.

·    Validation testing completed, test results due in April 2016.

Aug 2016

 

Sub total

16

Currently under construction and due for completion by July 2016.

 

 

TOTAL

41

  On track to achieve the target of 41 new builds in 2015/16.

Table 1.

Priority One: Repair and Reopen Closed Units

5.5       A total of 112 closed social housing units have been repaired and reopened or are scheduled to be re-opened by July 2016.

5.6       Table 2 indicates the programme status for the 2015/2016 financial year.

Project Name

# units

2015 -2016 Programme Status

(as at 31 March 2016)

Complete or Target date

Concord Place

6

Reopened.  Repairs complete June and August 2015.

Complete

Aldwins Courts

11

All 11 closed units returned to service by July 2015.

Complete

Sub total

17

 

 

Concord Place

2

In procurement - works to commence 4 April 2016

Jun 2016

Whakahoa Village

3

In Procurement

Jun 2016

Glue Place

2

Planning, design and approvals stage

Aug 2016

Veronica Place

1

In progress works commenced March 2016

Nov 2016

Cresselly Place

13

In planning stage

Dec 2016

Mary McLean Place

1

Planning and approvals stage

Jan 2017

Tommy Taylor

13

In procurement - EOI issued February 2016

Mar 2017

Airedale Courts

20

Site mobilisation completed- works commenced March 2016

March 17

Sub total

55

 

 

TOTAL

72

Completed or scheduled for project commencement by July 2016. 

Table 2.

Priority Two: Complete essential repairs on open units

5.7       Essential repairs have been completed on some 420 social housing units to March 2016, with a further 104 scheduled for completion by November 2016.

5.8       Table 3 indicates the essential repairs programme status for the 2015/2016 financial year.

  

Project name

# units

2015 -2016 Programme Status

(as at 31 March 2016)

Complete or target date

Briggs Row

4

Repairs completed October 2015

Complete

Glue Place

1

Vacant unit repairs completed

Complete

Reg Adams Courts

1

Vacant unit repairs completed

Complete

Sandilands

1

Vacant unit repairs completed

Complete

Concord Place

1

Essential unit repairs completed

Complete

Dover courts

1

Essential unit repairs completed

Complete

Huggins Place

2

Essential unit repairs completed

Complete

Proctor

3

Foundation repairs -complete

Internal repairs deferred until 2018/19

Complete

 

Treddinick Place

2

Essential unit repairs completed

 

Haast Courts

11

Essential unit repairs completed

 

Sandilands

N/A

Ancillary repairs underway. Service repairs completed.

Complete

Sub total

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halswell Courts

10

Planning stage

Jun 2016

Airedale courts

30

Programme mobilisation commenced

May 2017

Treddinick Place

3

Under repair

Jun 2016

Avonheath Courts

6

Planning and approvals stage

Aug 2016

Haast Courts

16

Under repair

Aug 2016

Marwick Place

26

Planning and approvals stage

Oct 2016

Veronica Place

36

In progress works commenced March 2016

Nov 2016

Sandilands

24

Planning stage

May - Oct 2016

Clent Lane

19

Planning stage

Nov 2016

Tommy Taylor Courts

12

In procurement

Mar 2017

Knightsbridge Lane

N/A

Procurement Stage - Laneway works and repairs

Apr 2016

Pickering Courts

N/A

Awaiting works start

Jun 2016

Biddick Courts

N/A

Ancillary and services repairs and external painting to 16 units in progress

Apr 2016

Fred Price Courts

N/A

Ancillary repairs complete, essential repairs in planning

Jan 2017

Gloucester Courts

N/A

Planning stage 2 exterior weather tightness - 20 units

Dec 2017

Sub total

182

 

 

 

TOTAL

209

 

 

Table 3.

5.9       Report Cards provide project detail and timelines on all of the new builds, repairs and reopening of closed units, and the essential repairs on open units (refer Attachment 3, Attachment 4 and Attachment 5).

Priority Three: Develop a range of options to repair the balance of the portfolio

5.10    The Social Housing Portfolio had 2,649 units prior to the earthquakes.  The Draft Housing Activity Management Plan 2015-25 Level of Service aims to 'maintain at least 2,366 units by July 2018'.

5.11    Following the Council's consideration of the Housing Asset Optimisation Strategy staff will develop the next stage of rebuild and repair options and priorities.  These options could include proposals to complete full repairs on units that have had interim work completed, complete cosmetic repairs, demolish and replace units that are total constructive losses and rebuild more units.

Demolitions

5.12   The demolition of Red Zone properties under CERA management were fully completed by January 2016.

5.13   A total of 202 units were demolished to the period ending 29 February 2015.

5.14    A further 55 units are in the process of demolition or awaiting approval for demolition.

Project Name

# units

2015 -2016 Programme Status

((as at 31 March 2016)

Complete or Target date

Red Zone Units (Calbourne Courts; Bangor St; Captain Thomas courts; Shoreham courts; Bowie Place)

113

It is CERA's responsibility to complete these demolitions.  Calbourne Courts (26 Units) completed 24 April 2015.  Bangor Street (9 Units) completed end April 2015.  Shoreham Courts (28 Units) demolition of units completed 13 July 2015, removal of foundations completed January 2016.  Captain Thomas Courts (18 units) completed 14 August 2015. Bowie Place (32 units) completed 30 October 2015.

Complete

 

Brougham Village

85

 

Demolition of Blocks G;H;J completed 16 July 2015.

Demolition of Blocks A; b; C; D; E; F & I completed February 2016.

Complete

 

Charles Street

4

Demolition completed 9 October 2015.

Complete

 

Sub total

202

 

 

 

 

Santa Cruz Lane

24

·  Demolition commenced 14 December 2015.

·  Asbestos strip out completed

·  Revised completion date April 2016

·  Landscaping and seeding to be completed post demolition.

April 2016

 

Charles Gallagher Place

7

Approval received. In procurement.

Jul 2016

 

Avonheath Courts

11

Approvals stage

Jul 2016

 

Louisson Courts

13

Approval received. In procurement.

Jul 2016

 

Sub total

55

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

257

Total demolitions completed to date, or approved and scheduled for demolition in the near future.

 

Table 4.

 

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a  

Attachment 1  Social Housing Portfolio Current Status 31 March 2016

3

b  

Attachment 2  Social Housing Portfolio Stream 2 inensification Projects Progress March 2016

3

c  

Attachment 3 Social Housing Report Cards - Rebuild (March 2016)

3

d  

Attachment 4 Social Housing Report Cards - Reopen Closed Units (March 2016)

3

e  

Attachment 5 Social Housing Report Cards - Essential Repairs (March 2016)

3

 

 

Confirmation of Statutory Compliance

Compliance with Statutory Decision-making Requirements (ss 76 - 81 Local Government Act 2002).

(a) This report contains:

(i)  sufficient information about all reasonably practicable options identified and assessed in terms of their advantages and disadvantages; and

(ii) adequate consideration of the views and preferences of affected and interested persons bearing in mind any proposed or previous community engagement.

(b) The information reflects the level of significance of the matters covered by the report, as determined in accordance with the Council's significance and engagement policy.

 

Signatories

Author

Claire Milne

Programme Liaison Advisor

Approved By

Jeanette Gower

Carolyn Gallagher

David Adamson

Manager Housing Rebuild & Liaison

Head of Housing

General Manager City Services

  


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9         Housing Operations Monthly Report for March 2016

Reference:

16/418055

Contact:

Bob Hardie

Robert.Hardie@ccc.govt.nz

941 6584

 

 

1.   Purpose and Origin of Report

Purpose of Report

1.1       The purpose of this report is to update the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee  on the operations of the Council's Housing Unit for the month of March 2016.

Origin of Report

1.2       This report is staff generated to fulfil the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee's knowledge of the key monthly operational activities.

2.   Significance

2.1       The decision in this report is of low significance in relation to the Christchurch City Council’s Significance and Engagement Policy.

2.1.1   The level of significance was determined by the nature of the report relating to operational activity.

2.1.2   The community engagement and consultation outlined in this report reflect the assessment.

 

3.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information reported.

 

 

4.   Key Points

4.1       The Housing Unit wait list has remained relatively static since January 2016.

4.2       As at the end of March 2016 the Housing Unit's occupancy rate remained high at 99.4 percent and above the annual target of 97 percent.

4.3       The overall debt including rent arrears and damage debt has been decreasing since January 2016 although it is still slightly higher that for the same period last year.

4.4       The delivery of the tenant social activities program which promotes community development within the complexes is progressing well with BBQs at ten complexes during the month of March 2016.   Additionally there were fourteen tenant run events during the month.

 

 

 

5.   Background

 

Figure 1 - Waitlist

 

               

 

 

5.1       Figure 1 shows the following:

5.1.1   The Christchurch City Council waitlist over three years.

5.1.2   The total wait list of 176 at the end of March 2016 is lower than for the same periods in 2014 & 2015.

5.1.3   The wait list has been consistent, around the 170 mark, since the beginning of 2016.

 

Figure 2 - Housing Applications

                                          

 

5.2       Figure 2 shows the following: 

5.2.1      The number of Christchurch City Council housing monthly applications completed over three years.

5.2.2      There were thirty-one housing applications completed during March 2016 compared to thirty in February 2016.

 

 

Figure 3 - Housing Priority

                               

 

5.3       Figure 3 shows the following: 

5.3.1      A three year comparison of the number of priority Category A applicants identified for each month.

5.3.2      Of the applicants interviewed for the month of March 2016 there were twenty-one applicants rated as Category A.    This is the same number as for February 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             Figure 4 - Inspections

                            

 

5.4       Figure 4 shows the following: 

5.4.1      The monthly targets for annual inspections to be completed and the actual monthly annual inspections completed.

5.4.2      A total of 1532 inspections were completed by the end of March 2016. 

5.4.3      It is anticipated that the annual target of 100% completed annual inspections will be met.

5.4.4      This graph does not reflect the number of "other" inspections that are carried out during the year.   "Other" inspections include reactive maintenance, planned maintenance, tenant requests, vacating, pre vacating, tenant viewing, disaster and Residential Tenancies Act breaches.   There are also some ad hoc inspections for various reasons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 5 - Occupancy

                            

 

5.5       Figure 5 shows the following: 

5.5.1      The occupancy trend for the Housing Unit portfolio.

5.5.2      The occupancy rate continues to consistently exceed the target of 97 percent.

5.5.3      The occupancy rate at the end of March 2016 was 99.4 per cent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 6 - Debt Summary

               

 

5.6       Figure 6 shows the following: 

5.6.1      The current overall debt owed by current and former tenants.

5.6.2      Overall debt has decreased slightly since the previous month and is slightly higher than for the same period last year.   

5.6.3      There is always a strong focus on reducing the overall debt using debt management best practise.

Activities

5.7       The Housing Unit is focused on increasing community well-being in the housing complexes.  There are a number of initiatives in place or being considered to meet this objective.

5.7.1      Barbeques continued to be held at various housing complexes and there is an annual plan to ensure that all complexes in the portfolio are supported in this way at least once during the financial year.

5.7.2      In March 2016 there were BBQs held at Gloucester Courts, Elm Grove, Aorangi Courts, Waltham Courts, Maurice Carter Courts, Walsall Courts, Greenhurst Courts, Aldwin Courts Mabel Howard Courts and Jecks Place.   All of the BBQs were well supported by tenants and various invited guests from support agencies.

5.7.3      There were fourteen tenant organised activities involving 198 tenants at various complexes in the housing portfolio during the month of March 2016.

5.7.4      The cessation of smoking programme is continuing for all new and existing tenants.

5.7.5      The number of tenants joining Neighbourhood Support continues to steadily increase with the total number currently at 205 tenants.

5.7.6      The mobile library service is available to some complexes with the view to opening the service up to other housing complexes.

 

 

 

Head Tenancies

5.8       A number of "head" tenancies are in place whereby the Council rents social housing units to organisations who in turn sublet the properties to their clients.  This arrangement supports the provision of tailored support within social housing.  For example, for clients with addiction issues.

5.9       Six organisations manage 50 units under head tenancies as follows:

 

Head Tenant

Units

Comcare Charitable Trust

5

Emerge Aotearoa  (formerly Richmond NZ)

25

Salvation Army

10

Stepping Stone Trust

6

Vision West

2

Accessible Homes

2

 

 

 

Attachments

There are no attachments for this report.

 

Confirmation of Statutory Compliance

Compliance with Statutory Decision-making Requirements (ss 76 - 81 Local Government Act 2002).

(a) This report contains:

(i)    sufficient information about all reasonably practicable options identified and assessed in terms of their advantages and disadvantages; and

(ii)   adequate consideration of the views and preferences of affected and interested persons bearing in mind any proposed or previous community engagement.

(b) The information reflects the level of significance of the matters covered by the report, as determined in accordance with the Council's significance and engagement policy.

 

Signatories

Author

Robert Hardie

Team Leader Housing Operations

Approved By

Carolyn Gallagher

David Adamson

Head of Housing

General Manager City Services

  


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05 May 2016

 

 

10.    Christchurch City Development Forum - Revised Terms of Reference

Reference:

16/330790

Contact:

Gavin Thomas

Gavin.thomas@ccc.govt.nz

8834

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report recommends the Committee adopts a revised Terms of Reference (Attachment A) for the Christchurch City Development Forum. The current Terms of Reference does not fully reflect a broadening of scope for the Forum or its continuation past the adoption of the Council's Development Contributions Policy 2015.

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Adopts the revised Christchurch City Development Forum Terms of Reference.

 

 

 

3.   Key Points

3.1       The Christchurch City Development Forum was formed in July 2014 with the specific purpose of providing information and feedback relevant to the review of the Council's Development Contributions Policy. The initial Terms of Reference reflected both the focused scope and the finite life of the Forum, with termination of the Forum planned in July 2015.

3.2       Over the time the Forum has been meeting, the scope of discussion has evolved to include a wider range of Council activities of relevance to the development community. At its November 2015 meeting the Forum expressed a desire to continue to meet and to continue to address a wider range of matters relating to development in the central city.

3.3       The revised Terms of Reference (Attachment A) reflects the intended scope and format for the Forum going forward.

3.4       The Christchurch City Development Forum reports through the Community, Housing and Economic Development (CHED) Committee. A Council resolution of 23 July 2015 gives the standing committees of the Council the delegated authority to approve terms of reference for subordinate committees and groups.

3.5       All subordinate committees of the Council are dissolved at the end of each electoral term, that is, in October 2016. The incoming Council must reconstitute subordinate committees for the new electoral term.

3.6       There is a case for the Forum to report instead through the Strategy and Finance Committee of the Council. Given the relatively brief period until the new electoral term it is recommended that the terms of reference and any change in reporting be considered at the time the Forum is reconstituted for the new term of Council (if the incoming Council decides to do this).  

 

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a  

Christchurch City Development Forum - Terms of Reference

3

 

 

Signatories

Author

Gavin Thomas

Senior Policy Analyst

Approved By

Helen Beaumont

Brendan Anstiss

Head of Strategic Policy

General Manager Strategy and Transformation

  


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11     Community Facilities Rebuild Update April 2016

Reference:

16/402673

Contact:

Darren Moses

darren.moses@ccc.govt.nz

021 377023

 

 

1.   Purpose and Origin of Report

Purpose of Report

1.1       The purpose of this report is for the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee to be informed about the status of the priority projects being delivered by the Community Facilities Rebuild Unit (CFRU) for the month of April 2016.

Origin of Report

1.2       This report is staff generated.

2.   Significance

2.1       Not applicable to this information-only report.

3.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

 

4.   Key Points

4.1       This information report provides a monthly programme update on some of the key CFRU activities for reporting from March 2016 to mid-April 2016.

4.1.1      A summary of the Community Facilities projects can be found in Attachment One and a summary of the Heritage Facilities can be found in Attachment Two.

4.2       The programme in its entirety is currently scheduled to be completed by December 2017.  This includes all of the new build/rebuild projects and all of the repair schemes.  The programme is also tracking to be delivered within the budget enveloped set by Council in the 2015 -2025 Long Term Plan.

 

5.   Context/Background

5.1       The Council is running a major earthquake repair and rebuild programme, looking at the future of the 1,600 residential and non-residential buildings it owns.  This work is undertaken by the Community Facilities Rebuild Unit.

·   Of these 1,600 facilities, 600 buildings are from Social Housing which are reported separately, leaving the remaining Heritage and Community Facilities for this Committee to consider.

The management of Health and safety on all Community Facility rebuild sites is paramount.  Council is a signatory to the Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter.  The team are taking all practicable steps to ensure we met all of our requirements under the current and future HSE legislation.  To date, in the current financial year we have recorded nil lost time injuries across the many live construction sites we are accountable for.  The table below is a record of HSE activity on our site for March 2016

 

 

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a  

CHED Committee 05 May 2016 Community Facilities Rebuild_ATTACHMENT ONE Already Approved + Tranche 1 + Tranche 2 Projects

3

b  

CHED Committee 05 May Community Facilities Update ATTACHMENT TWO - Heritage Programme

3

 

 

Confirmation of Statutory Compliance

Compliance with Statutory Decision-making Requirements (ss 76 - 81 Local Government Act 2002).

(a) This report contains:

(i)    sufficient information about all reasonably practicable options identified and assessed in terms of their advantages and disadvantages; and

(ii)   adequate consideration of the views and preferences of affected and interested persons bearing in mind any proposed or previous community engagement.

(b) The information reflects the level of significance of the matters covered by the report, as determined in accordance with the Council's significance and engagement policy.

 

Signatories

Author

Darren Moses

Manager Capital Delivery Community

Approved By

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

  


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

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Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

12.    Anchor and Major Projects Update Report

Reference:

16/471607

Contact:

Peter Vause

peter.vause@ccc.govt.nz

03 941 8856

 

 

1.   Purpose of Report

1.1       This report is to provide a monthly status update on the projects being delivered by the Anchor Projects and Major Facilities Unit of the City Services-Vertical Capital Delivery & Professional Services.

 

 

2.   Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the report.

 

 

3.   Key Points

3.1       New Central Library: Contract awarded to Southbase Construction Ltd on 22 April 2016. Currently awaiting finalisation on land transfer from Crown.  Site preparation and enabling works completion expected by April 2016.

 

3.2       Christchurch Town Hall: Development of design requirements for the CSO  in the Cambridge Block, Limes Complex, kitchen and former Boaters Restaurant and jet grouting ongoing. Works regarding the installation of Raft slab to the BOH Auditorium plant room has commenced. RMA approval received for restaurant area to be converted into a flat floor, which lifts the floor out of the flood plain zone.

 

3.3       Performing Arts Precinct: The vision for a successful Performing Arts Precint has been released publically. Benchmark site design drafts and initial business case sections have been received. Construction of The Piano is continuing with completion planned for July 2016. The Crowne Plaza redevelopment will be open in 2017.

 

3.4       Metro Sports Facility: Otakaro Limited have appointed two ECI contractors to provide early contractor input [ECI] services to the project.  The Concept plan is completed and Preliminary Design underway.

 

3.5       Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre: Engagement on the sale and purchase of land to the MOE has been completed with a final decision by Council mid-2016. The Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre (QEII) is currently in the Design Phase.

 

3.6       Nga Puna Wai: Design Team, Project Management and Quantity Surveying services appointments have been made.

 

3.7       New Hornby Library and South West Recreation and Sport Centre: Scoping studies for the Library and the combined facility (Library and Pool) have been finalised. Warren Park is being investigated further, for the possible relocation of sports fields from Denton.

 

3.8       Canterbury Provincial Chambers and Old Municipal Chambers: Repairs and maintenance for protection and prevention of deterioration of both buildings are ongoing.

 

 

Attachments

No.

Title

Page

a  

V16 Anchor Major Projects Elected Member Update 2016-03-31

3

 

 

Signatories

Author

Peter Vause

Development Director

Approved By

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

  


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

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Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

13.  Resolution to Exclude the Public

Section 48, Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987.

 

I move that the public be excluded from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting, namely items listed overleaf.

 

Reason for passing this resolution: good reason to withhold exists under section 7.

Specific grounds under section 48(1) for the passing of this resolution: Section 48(1)(a)

 

Note

 

Section 48(4) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 provides as follows:

 

“(4)     Every resolution to exclude the public shall be put at a time when the meeting is open to the public, and the text of that resolution (or copies thereof):

 

             (a)       Shall be available to any member of the public who is present; and

             (b)       Shall form part of the minutes of the local authority.”

 

This resolution is made in reliance on Section 48(1)(a) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 and the particular interest or interests protected by Section 6 or Section 7 of that Act which would be prejudiced by the holding of the whole or relevant part of the proceedings of the meeting in public are as follows:


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

05 May 2016

 

 

ITEM NO.

GENERAL SUBJECT OF EACH MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED

SECTION

SUBCLAUSE AND REASON UNDER THE ACT

PLAIN ENGLISH REASON

WHEN REPORTS CAN BE RELEASED

14

Public Excluded Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee Minutes - 4 February 2016

 

 

Refer to the previous public excluded reason in the agendas for these meetings.

 

15

Public Excluded Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee Minutes - 7 April 2016

 

 

Refer to the previous public excluded reason in the agendas for these meetings.

 

16

Community Capital Delivery Unit: Bruce Terrace Cottages (Akaroa) Social Housing Complex Rebuild

s7(2)(b)(ii)

Prejudice Commercial Position

Would prejudice commercial position prior to tendering activities.

14 April 2017