Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 2 June 2016

Time:                                    1.04pm

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

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

31 May 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

 


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

02 June 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

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00047

That the apology from Councillor Gough 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/2016/00048

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting held on Thursday, 5 May 2016 be confirmed.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       A Deputation was given and information tabled by Martin Witt and Amanda Dodd on behalf of the Cancer Society, and Community Public Health regarding a Fresh Air outdoor dining project.

             The Committee thanked Martin Witt and Amanda Dodd for their Deputation.

 

 

4.2       David Zussman, Senior Project Manager, Community Housing Nga Wharerau o Aotearoa spoke regarding Item 6 Proposed Draft Housing Policy and tabled a document titled “Our Place All New Zealanders well-housed”.

             The Committee thanked David Zussman for his Deputation.

 

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

At this time the meeting considered the Supplementary Report

 

16. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00049

That the report be received and considered at the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting on Thursday, 2 June 2016.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                       Carried

 

17. Chair's Report of the Multicultural Working Party

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee acknowledged Councillor Chen’s leadership on the Christchurch Multicultural Strategy and thanked staff and Working Party members for their work.

 

 

Chairperson’s Recommendations

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

1.         Approve the release of the Christchurch Multicultural Strategy consultation document.

2.         Note that consultation will commence in July 2016 and feature consultation that also meets the needs of people with English as a second language and various cultural groups. 

3.         Note that a final Multicultural Strategy will be recommended to Council for approval, following the conclusion of consultation, in September 2016.

 

 

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00050

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Approve the release of the Christchurch Multicultural Strategy consultation document.

2.         Note that consultation will commence in July 2016 and feature consultation that also meets the needs of people with English as a second language and various cultural groups. 

3.         Note that a final Multicultural Strategy will be recommended to Council for approval, following the conclusion of consultation, in September 2016.

 

Councillor Chen/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The Committee returned to Item 6 on the agenda.

 

6.   Proposed Draft Housing Policy

 

Committee Comment

The Committee considered the report on the Proposed Draft Housing Policy and discussed the issue of strengthening the policy to include objectives of zero homelessness and opportunities for assisted home ownership.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Recommend to Council that

a.         it adopts a Draft Housing Policy

b.         consultation is carried out on the Draft Housing Policy

c.         staff report back to Council a proposed final Housing Policy.

 

 

 

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00051

Part A

Recommend to Council that:

a.         it adopts the Draft Housing Policy

b.         consultation is carried out on the Draft Housing Policy

c.         staff report back to Council a proposed final Housing Policy

d.         it consider strengthening the policy to include objectives of zero homelessness and opportunities for assisted home ownership.

 

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                     Carried

                                                                                                                                                             Cr Jones voted against

 

 

Councillor Livingstone left the meeting at 02:30 pm.

7.   Social Housing Rebuild and Repair Programme Monthly Report for April 2016

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

a.         Receives the information supplied.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00052

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

a.         Receives the information supplied.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

Councillor Livingstone returned to the meeting at 02:35 pm.

8.   Housing Operations Monthly Report for April 2016

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information reported.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00053

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information reported.

Councillor Jones/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

9.   Approval of extension of time for a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant for 243 Durham Street.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve an extension of time of eighteen months for the uptake of the Central City Landmark Heritage grant previously approved for 243 Durham Street, Christchurch. The new completion date for the project would be 28 August 2017.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00054

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve an extension of time of eighteen months for the uptake of the Central City Landmark Heritage grant previously approved for 243 Durham Street, Christchurch. The new completion date for the project would be 28 August 2017.

Councillor Jones/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

 

 

Tea adjournment 2.37pm – 2.50pm.


 

 

10. Visitor Strategy - Implementation Plan Working Group Terms of Reference

 

Committee Comment

The Visitor Strategy – Implementation Plan Working Group Terms of Reference report was left to lie on the table.

 

11. Community Facilities Rebuild Update May 2016

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00055

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

12. Anchor Projects and Major Facilities Report

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00056

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

2.         Request that staff report back on the protocols and considerations of naming of buildings.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

 

13  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00057

Part C

That the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 186 to 187 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                             Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 3.25pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 3.25pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 7TH DAY OF JULY 2016

 

Councillor Andrew Turner

Chairperson