Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Wednesday 26 July 2017

Time:                                    1.09pm

Venue:                                 Council Chambers, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

                                                                                                                                                                                       

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

24 July 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Carolyn Gallagher

Tel: 941 8873

 

Samantha Kelly

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6227

samantha.kelly@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

26 July 2017

 

Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 1.09pm and reconvened at 1.18pm.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Part C

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00033

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held on Thursday, 29 June 2017 be confirmed noting the following change to the Committee Comment for Item 7:

Committee Comment

3.  The Committee considered a further set of ideas (option five) submitted by Ray Edwards. The Committee resolved, by way of amendment, to request that staff investigate the merits of these ideas and report back to the Committee in August 2017.”

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                   Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

6.   Flood Management and Multi-Hazard Assessment Progress

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommends that the Council:

1.         Proceed with the preferred option (Option 1) which is to progress the multi-hazard analysis by completing further technical studies and developing floodplain management plans.

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2017/00034

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommends:

1.              That the Council proceed with the preferred option (Option 1) which is to progress the multi-hazard analysis by completing further technical studies and developing floodplain management plans.

a.              Notes that the Land Drainage Recovery Programme (LDRP) will be returning to the Heathcote Community in October 2017.

b.             Notes that the LDRP will be reporting to Council on the options for short term measures for the Southshore Estuary Edge. 

c.              Notes that the Recovery Plan will be prepared following the recent flooding events and will include Community engagement.

2.              That the Council writes to the Minister for the Environment requesting that given recent serious flooding events in Christchurch and the South Island that the guidance to local government on sea level rise and the National Policy Statement on Natural Hazards be progressed with urgency.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                   Carried

Secretarial Note: The Council resolved recommendation two at its meeting on 27 July 2017.

 

Councillor Templeton left at 2.30pm and returned at 2.32pm.

 

7.   Canterbury Regional Transport Committee and Greater Christchurch Public Transport Committee Minutes (unconfirmed)

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00035

Part B

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Notes the minutes of the Canterbury Regional Transport Committee and the Greater Christchurch Public Transport Committee. 

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

8.   Transport Unit - Bi-Monthly Report

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee received the information in the report and requested that the Council write to the Minister(s) regarding the Kiwi Rail lease for the Northern Line Cycleway.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the attached Transport Unit report.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00036

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.             Receive the information in the attached Transport Unit report.

2.             Requests that the Council writes to the Minister(s) regarding the Kiwi Rail lease for the Northern line cycleway.

Councillor Davidson/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

 

9.   Proposed Lower Styx, Marshland and Hawkins Road Intersection Improvement and widening of Marshland Road Bridge.

 

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

 

 

 

10  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00037

Part C

That at 2.59pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 394 to 395 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                      Carried

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 4.02pm.

    Meeting concluded at 4.03pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 9TH DAY OF AUGUST 2017

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Chairperson