Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Tuesday 4 July 2017

Time:                                    5.04pm

Venue:                                 Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre,
66 Colombo Street, Beckenham

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Karolin Potter

Melanie Coker

Helene Mautner

Phil Clearwater

Lee Sampson

Tim Scandrett

 

 

4 July 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Arohanui Grace

Manager Community Governance, Spreydon-Cashmere

941 6663

arohanui.grace@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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

 


Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

04 July 2017

 

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

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Melanie Coker declared an interest in Item 9 – Property Review Process.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00094

Community Board Decision

That the minutes of the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board meeting held on Friday, 16 June 2017 be confirmed, subject to a correction to Item 11, Elected Members Information Exchange, bullet point 4, Flooding in Beckenham Park, to change the word “the” to “there” to read “ …continues to flood and there was discussion…”.

Tim Scandrett/Lee Sampson                                                                                                                                  Carried

 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:07pm and reconvened at 5:12pm.

4.   Public Forum

Part B

4.1       Tree Planting and Pou in Ernle Clark Reserve

Meghan McMahon, representing the local Baha’i Community, with representatives from Somerfield Junior Youth Groups and their families, spoke to the Board regarding a wish to plant a kahikatea and place a carved Pou in Ernle Clarke Reserve as a gift to the community.  The gift is proposed as part of the bicentenary celebration of the birth of Baha’u’llah during Labour weekend 21 and 22 October 2017.

The Chairperson thanked Ms McMahon for her presentation.

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00095

The Board decided to request staff advice on the proposal to plant a Kahikatea tree and place a carved Pou in Ernle Clark Reserve to commemorate the birth of Baha’u’llah.

Helene Mautner/Phil Clearwater                                                                                                                         Carried

 

 

4.2       Healthy Families Christchurch

Part B

Jill Borland, Sport Canterbury, addressed the Board regarding Healthy Families Christchurch project.  Ms Borland outlined the work that is being done and the groups that Sport Canterbury is working with to encourage familites  to adopt positive lifestyle changes.

The Chairperson thanked Ms Borland for her presentation.

 

4.3       Christchurch Resettlement Services

Part B

The Chair requested that Shirley Wright address the Board on Christchurch Re-settlement Services at a later date.

The scheduled speaker did not attend.

 

4.4       Tennyson Street Pedestrian Crossing

Part B

Local residents Ester Vallero and Liz O’Connor, addressed the Board regarding concerns about the safety of the pedestrian crossing facilities on Tennyson Street especially for the large number of children crossing the road to access Beckenham School.

Ms Vallero and Ms O’Connor explained that they had undertaken a survey on the pedestrian crossing facilities and presented the responses received together with a letter from Beckenham School on the matter.

The Chairperson thanked Ms Vallero and Ms O’Connor for their presentation.

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00096

The Board decided to request staff advice on the safety of pedestrian crossing facilities on Tennyson Street, given concerns raised by locals residents and the Board of Trustees of Beckenham School.

Tim Scandrett/Lee Sampson                                                                                                                                  Carried

 

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.  

 

7.   Correspondence

 

Board Consideration:

The Board noted that the amendment referred to in the letter from D.G.Kinley dated 14 June 2017 was recorded in the minutes of the meeting on 9 December 2016 as being carried as the substantive motion, however, the words “whilst daylight saving does not apply “ were not included at clause 3.1.5.a of the resolution.

 

The Chairperson apologised that the discrepancy had not been picked up when the minutes of the meeting were confirmed.

 

It was noted that the application considered at the meeting was in any case limited to use of the court lighting during the winter months outside of daylight saving hours only.

 

An administrative note will be added to the online minutes acknowledging the discrepancy.

 

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00097 ( Original staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part B

That the That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board receives the information in the Correspondence Report dated 4 July 2017.

Tim Scandrett/Melanie Coker                                                                                                                                Carried

 

The Meeting was adjourned at 5.57pm.

 

presentation ofspreydon- Cashmere community service award

 

During the adjournment the Board Chairperson presented a Spreydon-Cashmere Community Service Award to John Lieswyn and Dawn Kingsbury in recognition of their work as a volunteers for Christchurch City Council’s “Off the Wall” graffiti programme. 


Mr Lieswyn and Ms Kingsbury were unable to attend the Board’s Community Service Awards ceremony in June but Mr Lieswyn was in attandance at the meeting to receive the award
On presentation of the award, the Board acknowledged the hard work and commitment of .

Mr Lieswyn and Ms Kingsbury.

The meeting reconvened at 6:00pm

 

8.   348 Lincoln Road - Proposed P10 Parking Restrictions

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00098 (Original staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board::

1.         Revokes all parking restrictions on the South East side of Lincoln Road, commencing at a point seven metres South West of its intersection with Dickens Street, and extending in a South Westerly direction for 16 metres.

2.         Approves that the parking of vehicles be restricted to a maximum period of ten minutes on the South East side of Lincoln Road, commencing at a point seven metres South West of its intersection with Dickens Street, and extending in a South Westerly direction for 16 metres.

Tim Scandrett/Lee Sampson                                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

9.   Property Review Process

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

2.         Commence the Board’s review process to identify if the properties in Attachments B, C and D should be retained for alternative public uses, retained for strategic purposes/future decisions or considered for disposal.

3.         Being of the view that the sites listed below are unlikely to have alternative public uses or strategic purposes, and that the Board has sufficient information to form this preliminary view, recommends that Council directs officers to commence investigation processes regarding the potential to dispose of the sites:

a.         ______________

4.         To allow for the inclusion of advice in a report to Council, conclude this review and provide comment to staff, within six months of resolving to commence the process.

5.         Note that the final report containing the outcome of the process will come back to the Board for recommendation to Council.

 

Board Consideration

After hearing from staff present the Board discussed the benefits of holding a workshop to consider the information provided.

 

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00099

Part B

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board decided:

1.              That the staff report be received.

2.              That a Board workshop be held to commence the Board’s consideration of the Council’sProperty Review Process in the Spreydon-Cashmere Wards.

Karolin Potter/Helene Mautner                                                                                                                            Carried

 


 

 

10. Youth Achievement and Development Scheme - Angus Hamilton

 

Staff Recommendation

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.            Approves a grant of $500 from its 2017/18 Youth Achievement and Development Scheme to Angus Hamilton towards the Under 17's New Zealand Beach Handball Youth Championships in Mauritius.

 

Board Discussion

The Board noted advice from staff present that the Board has not yet set up a Youth Achievement and Development Scheme for 2017/18.

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00100

Part C

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board approves a grant of $500 from its 2017/18 Discretionary Response Fund to Angus Hamilton towards the Under 17's World Beach Handball Youth Championships in Mauritius, from 11 to 16 July 2017.

Melanie Coker/Phil Clearwater                                                                                                                             Carried

 

11. Spreydon-Cashmere Discretionary Response Fund Application - Arts Voice - First Thursdays Sydenham

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00101 (original staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board approves a grant of $4,000 from its 2017/18 Discretionary Response fund to Arts Voice Canterbury towards two First Thursdays Sydenham events.

Tim Scandrett/Lee Sampson                                                                                                      Carried Unanimously

 

12. Spreydon-Cashmere Discretionary Response Fund Application -West Spreydon Community and School Pool

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board aapproves a grant of $16,000 to West Spreydon School towards the West Spreydon Community and School Pool.

 

Board Consideration

The Board noted advice from staff present clarifying that the amount recommended to be granted was $18,000 as indicated in the matrix attached to the report.

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00102

Part C

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board approves a grant of $18,000 from its 2017/18 Discretionary Response fund to West Spreydon School towards the West Spreydon Community and School Pool.

Helene Mautner/Phil Clearwater                                                                                             Carried Unanimously

 

 

13. Elected Members’ Information Exchange

Part B

Elected Members shared the following information:

·         Community interest has been expressed in the establishment of a Menz Shed in the Spreydon area.

·         The Natural Heritage Strategy Workshop included a theme of corridors to connect areas and to facilitate the re-entry of native birds to the city.

·         The potential availability of the earthquake damaged Centennial Hall was queried.

·         Hoon Hay Community Association is to take over the interim lease of 90 Hoon Hay Road and operate it as a community centre.

·         There is a need for board involvement in tree planting and removal undertaken as part of Council projects.

·         Many footpaths in the wards are in need of repair.

·         Hurunui Street properties, backing onto Cashmere Stream. 

·         There has been a suggestion from a community member that a learn to bike facility similar to the one on Westburn Park could  be installed on Pipe yard site on Colombo Street.

·         Proposal for Summit Road closing.  The consultation process was delayed due to the Port Hills fires, and will open next week. 

 

13.1    Te Kohunga Reo o Te Whanau

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2017/00103

Part B

The Board decided to request information from staff as to any discussions between staff and the Ministry of Education (which may have included Te Kohunga Reo O Te Whanau Tahi currently sited adjacent to Rowley School  and the National Trust Kohunga Reo) regarding possible re-siting of the Kohunga Reo near to, or on, the site of Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Te Whanau   or on the land currently occupied by Centennial Hall.

Karolin Potter/Lee Sampson                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at7.05pm

 

CONFIRMED THIS 21ST DAY OF JULY 2017

 

Karolin Potter

Chairperson