Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 7 July 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 Jamie Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Ali Jones

Councillor Paul Lonsdale

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

6 July 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:
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Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

07 July 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/2016/00050

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Turner, seconded by Councillor Livingstone that apologies for lateness from Councillors Johanson and Lonsdale be accepted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

 

There were no Declarations of Interest.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00051

That the open and public excluded minutes of the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting held on Thursday, 2 June 2016 be confirmed.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Therese Arseneau and Gretchen La Roche spoke on behalf of the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra regarding its current activities and upcoming plans.

4.2       Michele Hawke, Chairperson, and Avril Enslow, Chief Executive of the Christchurch School of Gymnastics spoke to the Committee regarding the Christchurch School of Gymnastics’ two Christchurch facilities.

             Matters discussed related to insurance and parallel funding options, including economies of scale.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00052

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

Thanks the Christchurch School of Gymnastics representatives for their deputation.

Requests a Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee workshop on the matters raised today.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

6.   Draft Christchurch Visitor Strategy

 

Committee Comment

The Draft Christchurch Visitor Strategy was discussed and various amendments made by the Councillors.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Recommends the Council agrees to the proposed amendments to the draft Christchurch Visitor Strategy – Setting the Direction 2016 (Attachment A).

2.         Recommends, if the Council agrees to Recommendation 1, that the Council adopts the draft Christchurch Visitor Strategy – Setting the Direction 2016 (Attachment B) to take effect from 22 August 2016.

3.         Recommends the Council revoke the following resolutions from CNCL/2016/00255:

a.         That a further piece of work around establishing a Working Group, be reported to the Council through the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee, to provide oversight of the implementation pathway.

b.         Direct the Working Group to report back to the Council with detailed action plans by September 2016.

c.         Direct Strategy and Transformation to co-ordinate delivery of the implementation pathway, in conjunction with key stakeholders, and to report back through the Working Group.

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00053

Part C

 

That the Committee recommends that the Draft Christchurch Visitor Strategy is referred to a workshop with the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee and other Councillors to discuss amendments to the Strategy including:

 

a.         Ensure the importance of cruise ships is weaved through the Strategy to indicate its significance.

             b.         Remove reference to the Stadium in the Executive Summary and on page 43.

             c.         Emphasise the importance of the Convention Centre.

             d.         Include environmental aspects.

             e.         Include the importance of hotels.

             f.          Include the importance of education and a test bed for new technologies.

             g.         Events.

             h.         Other matters.

The changed Visitor Strategy to be referred directly to Council after the workshop.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

 

Committee Recommendation CHED/2016/00054

Part A

That the Council revoke the following resolutions from CNCL/2016/00255:

a.         That a further piece of work around establishing a Working Group, be reported to the Council through the Council, to provide oversight of the implementation pathway.

b.         Direct the Working Group to report back to the Council with detailed action plans by September 2016.

c.         Direct Strategy and Transformation to co-ordinate delivery of the implementation pathway, in conjunction with key stakeholders, and to report back through the Working Group.

 

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2.36pm and resumed at 2.49pm.

 

Councillor Johanson left the meeting at 02:50 pm.

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 02:50 pm.

 

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

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00055

Staff Recommendation and Committee Decision under Delegation

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

a.         Receives the information supplied.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

Councillor Johanson returned to the meeting at 02:51 pm.

Councillor Gough returned to the meeting at 02:52 pm.

 

8.   Community Facilities Rebuild Update June 2016

 

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00056

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

2.         Requests staff to provide best endeavours during repairs of the Mona Vale Bathhouse to ensure it is future-proofed to allow for maximum public utilisation.

 

Councillor Gough/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

Councillor Jones left the meeting at 03:50 pm.

Councillor Jones returned to the meeting at 03:53 pm.

9.   Anchor Projects and Major Facilities CHED Report

 

Committee Comment

Staff will provide a report on Cathedral Square to the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee.

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00057

Staff Recommendation and Committee Decision under Delegation

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the Anchor Projects and Major Facilities report.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                          Carried

 

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at 3.59pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 4TH DAY OF AUGUST 2016

Councillor Andrew Turner

Chairperson