Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Friday 9 December 2016

Time:                                    9.04am

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Environment Canterbury, 200 Tuam Street

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observer

Bill Wasley                                         

Councillor Cynthia Roberts, Environment Canterbury       

Councillor Peter Skelton, Environment Canterbury            

Mayor Sam Broughton, Selwyn District Council       

Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall, Selwyn District Council        

Councillor Mark Alexander, Selwyn District Council            

Mayor David Ayers, Waimakariri District Council     

Deputy Mayor Kevin Felstead, Waimakariri District Council         

Mayor Lianne Dalziel, Christchurch City Council       

Councillor Phil Clearwater, Christchurch City Council         

Councillor Sara Templeton, Christchurch City Council        

(Non-voting member) Jim Harland, New Zealand Transport Agency   

(Non-voting member) Kelvan Smith, Greater Christchurch Group (DPMC)

Jen Crawford, Regenerate Christchurch        

 

 

9 December 2016

 

 

 

Keith Tallentire

UDS Implementation Manager

 

Aidan Kimberley

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6566

aidan.kimberley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

 


Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee

09 December 2016

 

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00001

That the apologies from Sir Mark Solomon, Lisa Tumahai, David Meates, Chair David Bedford, Neville Atkinson be accepted, and that the apology from Mayor Lianne Dalziel for lateness be accepted.

Mayor Ayers/Member Skelton                                                                                                                             Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

3.   Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

 

Committee Decision

There were no previous minutes for confirmation.

5.   Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee Minutes - 9 September 2016

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00002

Joint Committee Decision

That the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee receive the minutes of its meeting held on 9 September 2016.

Member Alexander/Member Skelton                                                                                                               Carried

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel joined the meeting at 09:07 am.

6.   Election of Deputy Chairperson

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00003

Joint Committee Decision

That Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee:

1.              Receive the information in the Election of Deputy Chairperson report.

2.              Adopt system A for electing the Deputy Chairperson.

Member Alexander/Member Skelton                                                                                                               Carried

 

Mayor Ayers was nominated by Councillor Alexander, seconded by Councillor Skelton. There being no further nominations, Mayor Ayers was elected unopposed.

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00004

3.         That Mayor David Ayers be elected as deputy chair of the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee for the duration of the 2016-2019 triennium.

Member Alexander/Member Skelton                                                                                                               Carried

 

7.   UDSIC advice to the reconvened Committee

The Chairperson invited members to introduce themselves and provide some initial reflections on the work of the Committee for the coming term. Jen Crawford, representing Regenerate Christchurch, joined the table to introduce herself in anticipation of potential further involvement with the committee over the coming triennium.

A discussion was held on a proposed renaming of the committee. Comments included the need to inform the community of the work of the committee regardless of what name is selected; having a name which conveyed the purpose of the committee; adding a Maori component to the name; the potential for a simple byline to accompany the committee name; and seeking advice from the Chief Executives Advisory Group (CEAG).

The committee also commented on having regular and effective reporting back to the partner organisations, supporting a suggested new update note prepared by the secretariat after each meeting highlighting key points to emphasise back to partner organisations.

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00005

Joint Committee Decision

That the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee:

1.         Note the advice and recommendations contained in the paper prepared by the UDSIC at its last meeting prior to the local body elections.

2.         Confirm the timeframe for considering the recommendations contained therein at future meetings of this Committee during 2017 subject to the following amendments:

a.              That the continued appointment of the independent Chair be considered at the committee’s first meeting in 2017 (UDSIC recommendation (d)).

b.             That the strategic approach to the application of the Greater Christchurch Regeneration Act 2016 be considered at the committee’s first meeting in 2017 (UDSIC recommendation (j)).

c.              That the terms of reference be considered alongside the Memorandum of Agreement in March 2017 (UDSIC recommendation (b)).

d.             That the discussion commence on the strategy review at the March 2017 meeting (UDSIC recommendation (i)).

Mayor/Member Lyall                                                                                                                                                Carried

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00006

e.             That the name of the committee be considered at the committee’s first meeting in 2017, recognising the broader function of this group (UDSIC recommendation (a)).

Member Skelton/Member Roberts                                                                                                                    Carried

 

8.   Secretariat Update

The Committee endorsed the suggestion of a coach tour and made the following suggestions to be included in the tour program:

·         Drive round the boundaries of the area covered by the Urban Development Strategy.

·         Visit places which will help members understand the implications of intensification.

·         Include aspects relating to integrating biodiversity within urban environments.

·         Coastal issues which impact greater Christchurch

·         Visit places likely to be discussed by the committee over the coming term such as the Port of Lyttelton, the new inland port at Rolleston, and areas with signigicant population growth.

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00007

Joint Committee Decision

That the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee:

1.         Note the scheduled dates for the Committee for 2017.

2.         Request that a draft program of tours be provided to the committee including potential dates.

Member Lyall/Member Skelton                                                                                                                           Carried

 

9.   Urban Development and Regeneration Update

Kelvan Smith confirmed that an update from his department would be provided to future committee meetings.

Mayor David Ayers suggested that the Committee needs to monitor the situation with the Picton to Christchurch Rail Line which is closed due to damage caused by the Kaikoura Earthquakes.

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00008

Joint Committee Decision

That the Greater Christchurch Urban Development Strategy Implementation Committee:

1.         Note the report and receive the attached Urban Development and Regeneration Update.

Member Felstead/Mayor Broughton                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Committee Resolved GCUC/2016/00009

It was resolved on the motion of Member Clearwater, seconded by Member Alexander that the committee acknowledge and thank former Councillor Paul Lonsdale for his contribution as a member of the committee during the 2013-2016 triennium.

Member Clearwater/Member Alexander                                                                                                        Carried

      

Meeting concluded at 10:18am.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 3rd DAY OF FEBRUARY 2016

Bill Wasley

Chairperson