Social and Community Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Wednesday 5 July 2017

Time:                                    1pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown – arrived at 1.07pm

Councillor Tim Scandrett – departed at 1.50pm

 

 

30 June 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

General Manager Customer & Community

Tel: 941 8999

 

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

 


Social and Community Development Committee

05 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

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00011

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Clearwater, seconded by Councillor Livingstone that an apology for early departure from Councillor Tim Scandrett be accepted.

Councillor Clearwater/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 SOC/2017/00012

Committee Decision

That the minutes be confirmed of the Social and Community Development Committee meetings held on:

·           Wednesday, 31 May 2017 - Open and PX

·           Monday, 19 June 2017.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Cr Keown arrived at 1.07pm.

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

 

4.1       Martin Witt and Amanda Dodd of the Cancer Society, provided the Committee with a full evaluation of Smokefree Canterbury’s Voluntary Smokefree Outdoor Dining Trial.

The Committee thanked Martin and Amanda for their presentation.

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

6.   Briefing - Michael Campbell

 

Mr Campbell briefed the Committee about establishing a sister cities relationship with Dublin, Ireland, noting that no New Zealand city or town has that sister cities relationship, Christchurch could benefit from Dublin’s high level skills, young population and agricultural background.  He also briefed the Committee about making Christchurch an autistic friendly city, similar to that undertaken in Liverpool; and about relocating climate change scientists to Christchurch as the gateway to Antarctica.

 

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00013

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

 

1.              Refers the matter of a Sister Cities relationship with Dublin, Ireland to the International Relations Working Group for further consideration.

 

2.              Asks for staff advice on the proposal to make Christchurch an autistic friendly city.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00014

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.              Refers the matter of the climate change scientists relocating to Christchurch to the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee.

      Note: The Committee suggested that the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee may wish to involve Regenerate Christchurch.

 

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

7.   Briefing - Social Equity Wellbeing Network

 

Sharon Torstonson provided the Committee with a general overview of the health and wellbeing of the non-profit sector and current issues.

 

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00015

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Refers the matters raised in the SEWN presentation to the Community, Governance Support and Partnership Unit to follow up and report back to the Committee.

 

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                      Carried

 

8.   Briefing - Homelessness

 

A verbal update on people without homes and about the adoption of a “Housing First” approach was provided by Community, Governance Support and Partnership Unit staff.  Discussion followed the update.

 

Councillor Scandrett left the meeting at 1.50 pm.

 

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00016

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee requests that staff:

 

1.              Undertake research in Christchurch to establish the number of people without homes, main attendant issues and baseline information.

 

2.              Work with people without homes, and a range of Government and non-government agencies, to develop and implement a Housing First proposal to take to the Ministry of Social Development.

 

3.              Meet with the Social and Community Development Committee in August 2017 to discuss progress and next steps.

 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                  Carried

 

An adjournment was taken from 2.30 pm to 2.38 pm.

 

9.   Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for the Former St Luke's Vicarage, 185 Kilmore Street, Christchurch

 

Committee Comment

The Committee agreed this report will lie on the table until the next meeting to allow the additional information to be added to the report.

 

 

10. Approval of an extension of time for a Heritage Incentive Grant for Shands Emporium, 211 Manchester Street

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00017

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Approve an extension of time of one year for the uptake of the Heritage Incentive Grant previously approved for the Shands Emporium building, 211 Manchester Street. The new completion date for the project would be 5 July 2018.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

11. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 129 Cambridge Terrace

 

Committee Comment

1.              Staff were asked to provide advice on prior funding or contractual arrangements received from Council in future reports. 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $40,920 for maintenance work to the protected heritage building located at 129 Cambridge Terrace. 

2.         Note that as a full conservation covenant is already registered against the property title, the payment of this grant is not subject to the applicant entering into a limited conservation covenant. 

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00018

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $24,552 for maintenance work to the protected heritage building located at 129 Cambridge Terrace. 

2.         Note that as a full conservation covenant is already registered against the property title, the payment of this grant is not subject to the applicant entering into a limited conservation covenant. 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

12. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 28 Dublin Street, Lyttelton

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00019

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $44,900.00 for conservation, maintenance and upgrade work to the protected heritage building located at 28 Dublin Street, Lyttelton.

2.         Note that payment of this grant is subject to the applicant entering a 15 year limited conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property title.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

13. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 26 Godley Quay, Lyttelton

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00020

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $28,253 for conservation, maintenance and upgrade work to the protected heritage building located at 26 Godley Quay, Lyttelton.

2.         Note that payment of this grant is subject to the applicant entering a 20 year limited conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property title.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                          Carried

 

 

14. Multicultural Subcommittee Minutes - 26 May 2017

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00021

Part B

That the Social and Community Development Committee receives the Minutes from the Multicultural Subcommittee meeting held 26 May 2017.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 

15. Bishopdale Library and Community Centre Update

 

A verbal update was provided by Matt Cummins on the Bishopdale Library and Community Centre.  Kate Ogden, Libraries and Information Unit, attended the meeting also.

 

 

16. Community Facilities Rebuild Monthly Update June 2017

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00022

Part B

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in the Community Facilities Rebuild Monthly Update report.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

17. Capital Delivery Major Facilities Elected Members Update

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00023

Part B

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in the Capital Delivery Major Facilities Elected Members Update report.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at 3.55pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 2ND DAY OF AUGUST 2017

 

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Chairperson