Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 3 August 2017

Time:                                    10.01am

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

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor David East

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Deon Swiggs

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

3 August 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 8554

 

Jo Daly

Council Secretary

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Council

03 August 2017

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 

Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00172

That the apology for absence from Councillor Manji and the apology from the Mayor for absence between 12:00pm and 12:30pm be accepted.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                             Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1   Christchurch Hearing Support and Hearing New Zealand

Tony Rush and Russell Simes spoke to the Council on behalf of Christchurch Hearing Support and Hearing New Zealand regarding the Silent Leadership Challenge.

Councillors and the Chief Executive took part in the Silent Leadership Challenge and wore ear muffs for the duration of the presentation.

 

3.1.2   Chris Thomson

Chris Thomson from Ashbec presented to the Council on recyclable coffee cups and food service disposables.

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00173

That the Council refer this matter to the Innovation and Sustainability Committee for consideration.

Mayor/Councillor Buck                                                                                                                                             Carried

 

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.


 

19. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00174

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 3 August 2017.

Open Items

20.       Notice of Motion

Public Excluded Items

21.       Performing Arts Precinct

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 26 July 2017

5.   Flood Management and Multi-Hazard Assessment Progress

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00175

That the Council:

1.         Proceeds with the preferred option (Option 1) which is to progress the multi-hazard analysis by completing further technical studies and developing floodplain management plans with a particular focus on adaptive management strategies:

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.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

20. Notice of Motion Councillor David East

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00176

That the Council:

1.         Accepts the Notice of Motion from Councillor David East regarding Southshore and South New Brighton Flooding Emergency Work.

2.         Seek urgent approval for resource consent to continue and complete to a robust standard the bund work created on Friday 21 July to Sunday 23 July 2017 and to extend this work as necessary to prevent seawater inundation along the estuary side of Southshore and the South Brighton Domain to the jetty.

3.         Note that a report is coming to Council on 24 August 2017 which will present further analysis and options to address community concerns in the wider Southshore and South Brighton area.

Councillor East/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Councillor Gough was absent from the meeting between 11:01am and 11:04am.

Councillor East left the meeting at 11:03am.

 

6.   Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes - 26 July 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00177

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 26 July 2017.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                    Carried

 

11. Water Management Zone Committees' Updates

 

The Council received verbal updates from:

·           Paula Smith, Chair of the Banks Peninsula Water Management Committee.

·           Suzanne Furkett, Deputy Chair of the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Committee

·           Lesley Wouldberg, Facilitator for the Selwyn Waihora Water Management Committee.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00178

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the Canterbury Water Management Strategy zone committees’ reports.

2.         Note the Selwyn freshwater workshops.

3.         Seek support from other local authorities for the banning of copper brake pads.

4.         Request the Innovation and Sustainability Committee investigate the status of copper pollution from usage in our facilities and fleet and report back to the Council with recommendations if required to reduce the impact of any pollution.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                                     Carried

 

Councillor East returned to the meeting at 11.36am after being absent for items 11, 6 and part of item 7.

Councillor Galloway was absent from the meeting from 11:37am to 11:41am.

The Mayor left the meeting at 11:53am, at this time Deputy Mayor Turner assumed the Chair.

Councillor Keown was absent from the meeting from 12:00pm to 12:03pm.

Councillor Chen left the meeting at 12:04pm.


 

Report from Regulatory Performance Committee - 26 July 2017

7.   Review of the Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008 and Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, and proposed new Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 (for consultation)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00179

That the Council:

1.         Notes that:

a.         this report relates to the reviews of both the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking 2008, and the Christchurch City Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2010 (the current bylaws)

b.         the review of the current bylaws has resulted in the development of a draft replacement bylaw (incorporating the speed limits bylaw): the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017

c.         in order to complete the reviews, Council needs to approve the replacement bylaw and to consult the public on the proposed replacement bylaw.

2.         Receives the attached section 155 analysis report (Attachment A).

3.         Commences the special consultative procedure in relation to the proposed draft bylaw in Attachment B and notes that subject to any changes as a result of the consultation process the proposed replacement bylaw meets the requirements of section 155 of the Act, in that:

a.         a bylaw is the most appropriate way of addressing the perceived problems; and

b.         the proposed bylaw (subject to the outcome of the consultation process) is the most appropriate form of bylaw; and

c.         the proposed bylaw gives rise to some implications under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 but is not inconsistent with that Act.

4.         Adopts:

a.         the circulated ‘statement of proposal‘ and that the consultation process will give effect to the consultation requirements of section 83 of the Act and

b.         that public consultation is planned for late August to late September, with public hearings around mid-October 2017.

5.         Recommends that a hearings panel hears submissions on the proposed replacement bylaw, deliberates on those submissions, and reports back to the Council on the final form of the bylaw.

Councillor East/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                 Carried

 


 

Report from Regulatory Performance Committee - 26 July 2017

8.   Review of the Stock Control Bylaw 2008, and proposed new Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 (for consultation)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00180

That the Council:

1.         Notes that:

a.         this report concerns the review of the Christchurch City Council Stock Control Bylaw 2008 (the current bylaw)

b.         the review of the current bylaw has resulted in the development of a replacement bylaw, the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 (the proposed replacement bylaw)

c.         in order to complete the review, revocation and replacement process, legislation requires the Council to consider and determine certain things, and to consult on the proposed replacement bylaw.

2.         Receives the attached section 155 analysis report.

3.         Resolves to replace the current bylaw with the proposed replacement bylaw as a result of the review and section 155 analysis, in accordance with section 160 of the Local Government Act 2002, subject to changes as a result of the consultation process.

4.         Resolves that the proposed replacement bylaw meets the requirements of section 155 of the Local Government Act 2002, in that:

a.         a bylaw is the most appropriate way of addressing the perceived problems; and

b.         the proposed bylaw (subject to the outcome of the consultation process) is the most appropriate form of bylaw; and

c.         the proposed bylaw gives rise to some implications under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 but is not inconsistent with that Act.

5.         Adopts the proposed replacement bylaw for public consultation.

6.         Notes:

a.         that staff will prepare consultation information and undertake consultation in a manner that gives effect to the requirements of section 82 of the Local Government Act 2002; and

b.         that public consultation is planned for late August to late September, with public hearings around mid-October 2017.

7.         Recommends that a hearings panel hears submissions on the proposed replacement bylaw, deliberates on those submissions, and reports back to the Council on the final form of the bylaw.

Councillor East/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                                          Carried

 

Councillor Chen returned to the meeting after being absent for part of item 7 and item 8.

Report from Regulatory Performance Committee - 26 July 2017

9.   Review of the General Bylaw 2008

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00181

That the Council:

1.         In relation to its review of the Christchurch City Council General Bylaw 2008:

a.         Determines that amending the 2008 General Bylaw is the most appropriate way of addressing any problems with the bylaw; and

b.         That the amended 2008 General Bylaw (Attachment A) is considered to be the most appropriate form of bylaw; and

c.         Does not give rise to implications under the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act and is not inconsistent with the NZBORA.

2.         Publicly notifies the proposal to amend the General Bylaw.

3.         Recommends that a hearings panel hears submissions on the proposed amended bylaw, deliberates on those submissions, and reports back to the Council on the final form of the bylaw.

Councillor East/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Councillor Scandrett was absent from the meeting from 12:09pm to 12:11pm.

Councillor Gough was absent from the meeting from 12:13pm to  12:25pm.

 

12. Urban Development Indicators - Quarterly Monitoring Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00182

That the Council:

1.         Receive and endorse the first Urban Development Indicators Quarterly Monitoring Report.

2.         Agree that the quarterly reports be published on the Greater Christchurch Partnership website with a link to the report added to the Council’s “Stats, Facts and Figures” public webpage.

3.         Agree that the framework established for the first monitoring report shall form the basis for future reports, with partner staff and the Greater Christchurch Partnership Committee approved to make adjustments to the report as appropriate, unless Council directs or decides otherwise.

4.         Request that the quarterly monitoring report be reported to Council on a quarterly basis.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Keown                                                                                                          Carried

 

 

The meeting adjourned from 12:31pm and reconvened at 12:44pm with the Mayor in the Chair.

The Mayor returned to the meeting at 12.44pm.


 

Report from Strategic Capability Committee - 11 May 2017

10. Living Wage

 

It was moved by Councillor Keown and seconded by Councillor Clearwater that the Council adopt:

 

1.         Option 1 – Fully adopt the current living wage in accordance with the Implementation section of the staff report.

 

An amendment was moved by Councillor Davidson, seconded by Councillor Scandrett:

That the Council adopt:

 

Option 1 – To fully adopt the current living wage subject to public consultation through the Long Term Plan Process.

The amendment was considered by division and declared lost by 5 votes to 11 votes the voting being as follows:

For:                           Councillor Davidson, Councillor East, Councillor Gough, Councillor Scandrett and Councillor Templeton

Against:                 Mayor Dalziel, Deputy Mayor Turner, Councillor Buck, Councillor Chen, Councillor Clearwater, Councillor Cotter, Councillor Galloway, Councillor Johanson, Councillor Keown, Councillor Livingstone and Councillor Swiggs

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00183

An amendment was moved by Councillor Johanson and seconded by Councillor Swiggs:

 

2.         That the Council request a report within the next three months on how the Living Wage could be extended to Council CCOs and CCTOs.

The amendment was considered by division and declared carried by 11 votes to 5 votes the voting being as follows:

For:                           Deputy Mayor Turner, Councillor Buck, Councillor Chen, Councillor Clearwater, Councillor Davidson, Councillor Galloway, Councillor Johanson, Councillor Keown, Councillor Livingstone, Councillor Swiggs and Councillor Templeton

Against:                 Mayor Dalziel, Councillor Cotter, Councillor East, Councillor Gough and Councillor Scandrett

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00184

An amendment was moved by the Mayor and seconded by Deputy Mayor Turner:

 

             3.         That the Council report to the Strategic Capability Committee on the procurement policy amendments that would be required to ensure that Council contractors are paid at the ‘living wage’ and what the impact would be on Council financials.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

Councillors East, Gough and Scandrett requested their votes against this amendment be recorded.

 

 

Substantive Motion CNCL/2017/00185

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Keown, seconded by Councillor Clearwater that the motion as amended was put to the meeting as the substantive motion and declared carried.

That the Council:

 

1.              Adopt option 1 – Fully adopt the current living wage in accordance with the Implementation section of the staff report.

2.              Request a report  within the next three months on how the Living Wage could be extended to Council CCOs and CCTOs

3.              Report to the Strategic Capability Committee on the procurement policy amendments that would be required to ensure that Council contractors are paid at the ‘living wage’ and what the impact would be on Council financials.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                           Carried

Councillors East and Gough requested their votes against the substantive motion be recorded.

 

The meeting adjourned at 1:54pm and reconvened at 2:41pm.

Councillor Cotter left the meeting at 1.54pm. 

 

13. Community Outcomes and Strategic Priorities

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00186

That the Council:

1.         Approves the proposed Strategic Framework to be used as the strategic foundation of the draft Long Term Plan 2018-28.

2.         Notes that community engagement on the draft Long Term Plan 2018-28 (including the Strategic Framework) will commence shortly, and will be visibly led out starting with a Mayoral document in approximately August / September 2017.

3.         Notes that staff are preparing a work programme that will implement the Council’s Strategic Priorities and which will be presented to the Council.

4.         Add the point below to the Strong Communities, Community Outcome:  Valuing the voice of children and young people.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

 


 

14. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00187

That Jared Ormsby and Michelle Mehlhopt from Wynn Williams, Counsel to the Greater Christchurch Partnership and Keith Tallentire, Greater Christchurch Partnership UDS Implementation Manager remain after the public have been excluded for Item 17: Greater Christchurch Settlement Pattern Review – Process options, of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that and will assist the Council in consideration of the matter.

AND

That at 2.57pm  the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 346 to 347 of the agenda and pages 7 to 8 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 2:57pm and returned at 3:51pm.

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 4.31pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 4.31pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 24TH DAY OF AUGUST 2017

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson