Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 10 August 2017

Time:                                    10am

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

 

 

Present

Deputy Chairperson

Members

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

 

 

10 August 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 8554

 

Christopher Turner-Bullock

Committee Advisor

941 8233

christopher.turner@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Council

10 August 2017

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

 

1.   Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00188

That the apologies for absence from the Mayor and Councillor Manji be received.

 

That the apology for absence for part of the meeting from Councillor Swiggs be received.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                            Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

Councillor Johanson arrived at 10.04am.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1   Jo MacKay of the Cycling Action Network spoke to the Council regarding the New Zealand Bike Expo.

3.1.2   David Lynch of Momentus Public Relations Ltd spoke to the Council regarding Cathedral Square and surroundings and the current consultation that Regenerate Christchurch are undertaking.

3.1.3   James Lunday, General Manager of Regeneration Planning for Regenerate Christchurch gave a presentation to the Council on the draft concept and key moves for Cathedral Square and surrounding area.

 

Sally Buck, Community Board Chairperson and Shupayi Mpunga, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 10.

10. Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00189

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                      Carried

 

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

3.2.1   Michael Bell, Director of Orange Studios, spoke to the Council regarding Public Excluded item 20 - Performing Arts Precinct

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.


 

21. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00190

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 10 August 2017.

Open Items

22.       Draft Council Submission to the Inquiry to the 2016 Local Authority Elections

23.       Christchurch Civic Awards Process Review

24.       Community Board Funding Allocation

27.       Mayor's Monthly Report July 2017

Public Excluded Items

25.       Christchurch Town Hall Briefing to the Finance and Performance Committee

26.       Honorary Citizenship

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 

Karolin Potter, Community Board Chairperson and Arohanui Grace, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 14.

14. Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00191

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                     Carried

 

David Cartwright, Community Board Chairperson and Matt McLintock, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 5 - 7.

5.   Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00192

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                   Carried

 


 

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 24 July 2017

6.   Burnside Rugby Football Club - Lease Surrender and Request for New Lease

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00193

That the Council:

1.         Approves a surrender of the lease dated 5 November 2002 to Burnside Rugby Football Club Incorporated over part of Burnside Park, being Rural Section 40045, being part of the land in Certificate of Title 12A/978 of approximately 1,517 square meters.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 24 July 2017

7.   Harewood Park - Renaming

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00194

That the Council:

1.         Approve the change of name of Harewood Park, at 239 Gardiners Road (Sec 1, SO 496002; Sec 2, SO 496002; Sec 3, SO 496002; Sec 4, SO 496002), to Harewood Nursery.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 11.18am and returned at 11.22am.

 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 19 July 2017

11. Orbiter Public Transport Route: Ensors Road Public Transport Priority Project

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00195

That the Council:

Ensors Road - Opawa Road to Brougham Street - New Traffic Control

1.         Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of north-eastbound cycles only, be established on the northwest side of Ensors Road, located against the kerb, commencing at its intersection with Opawa Road, and extending in a north-easterly direction for a distance of 164 metres, as detailed on Attachment A.

2.         Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of south-westbound cycles only, be established on the southeast side of Ensors Road, located against the kerb, commencing at its intersection with Opawa Road, and extending in a north-easterly direction for a distance of 165 metres, as detailed on Attachment A.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 

Councillor East left the meeting at 11.22am and returned at 11.24am.


 

Emma Norrish, Community Board Deputy Chairperson and Jenny Hughey, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 8 and 9.

8.   Papanui-Innes Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00196

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

Report from Papanui-Innes Community Board - 21 July 2017

9.   Tomes Road - School Patrol at Paparoa Street School

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00197

That the Council:

1.         Revokes Paparoa Street School’s authorisation to operate a school patrol on Tomes Road, located at a point 170 metres north-easterly of its intersection with Claremont Avenue.

2.         In pursuance of the powers vested in it by Section 8.3(1) of the Land Transport Rule- Traffic Control Devices 2004 ( Rule 54002), and pursuant to the powers vested in it by the Local Government Act 1974 and 2002, the Christchurch City Council hereby authorises the head teacher of Paparoa Street School to appoint appropriately trained persons to act as school patrols at the school crossing point at Tomes Road, located at a point more or less 161 metres north-easterly of its intersection with Claremont Avenue.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

Councillor Livingstone left the meeting at 11.24am and returned at 11.27am.

 

Christine Wilson, Community Board Chairperson, Pam Richardson, Deputy Chairperson and Joan Blatchford, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 12 and 13.

12. Banks Peninsula Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00198

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Report from Banks Peninsula Community Board - 26 June 2017

13. 40 Rue Jolie

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00199

That the Council pass the following resolution:

1.         That the two options received for the future use of the property at 40 Rue Jolie are declined and staff are instructed to advise the proposers accordingly.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Kim Money, Community Board Chairperson, Tim Sintes, Deputy Chairperson and Jo Wells, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 15.

15. Coastal-Burwood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00200

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor East/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 

Mike Mora, Community Board Chairperson and Gary Watson, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 16.

16. Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00201

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 

17. Chief Executive's Report July 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00202

That the Council:

1.         Receive the report.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Councillor Davidson left the meeting at 11.59am.

27. Mayor's Monthly Report July 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00203

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

2.         Resolve that Councillor Davidson replace the Mayor as the Christchurch City Council appointee to the Canterbury Regional Transport Committee.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried

 


 

22. Draft Council Submission to the Inquiry to the 2016 Local Authority Elections

 

That the Council:

1.         Approve its submission on the Inquiry into the 2016 local authority elections to the Justice and Electoral Committee by 22 August 2017.

2.         Agree it would like to be represented at any hearing of submissions by the Committee.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                           

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00205

Councillor Johanson moved by way of an amendment, that the Council:

1.              Approve its submission on the Inquiry into the 2016 local authority elections to the Justice and Electoral Committee by 22 August 2017, with the following amendments:

(a)           Remove the recommendation on page 11 of the agenda which states “the requirement for the candidate nomination deposit to be refunded be removed from legislation”.

(b)          Remove the words “or removed” from the submission at the end of the first paragraph under 12. Nomination deposit.

(c)           Add to the submission a comment that “one person should have one vote” and removes the need for a ratepayer electoral roll.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor East                                                                                                                    Carried

 

 

Councillor Scandrett moved by way of an amendment, that the Council:

 

1.              Remove the first paragraph under 12. Nomination Deposit which states “The Council considers that the required $200 nomination deposit for candidates standing for local authorities may be a barrier to those who may wish to stand for election.  The Committee should give consideration to recommending the nomination deposit be reduced or removed.”

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                            Lost

The above motion was declared lost on a show of hands.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00206

Councillor Johanson’s amendment was added to the motion and became the substantive motion as follows:

That the Council:

1.              Approve its submission on the Inquiry into the 2016 local authority elections to the Justice and Electoral Committee by 22 August 2017 with the following amendments:

a.              Remove the recommendation on page 11 of the agenda which states “the Council recommends the requirement for the candidate nomination deposit to be refunded be removed from legislation”.

b.             Remove the words “or removed” from the submission at the end of the first paragraph under 12. Nomination deposit.

c.              Add to the submission a comment that “one person should have one vote” and removes the need for a ratepayer electoral roll.

2.         Agree it would like to be represented at any hearing of submissions by the Committee.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                             Carried


 

 

Report from Civic Awards Committee - 15 June 2017

23. Christchurch Civic Awards Process Review

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00207

That the Council:

1.         Adopt the attached updated procedures for making Civic Awards (Attachment A).

2.         Request the Social and Community Development Committee ask staff to report back on public acknowledgment options for civic recipients eg honour boards in library/town hall.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                      Carried

 

24. Community Board Funding Allocation

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00208

That the Council leave the report to lie on the table until the Council meeting of 24 August 2017 to allow the Community Boards to provide final feedback to staff.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                 Carried

 

18. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00209

That at 12.47pm  the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 122 to 123 of the agenda and pages 104 to 105 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Buck                                                                                                                                Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 4.25pm at which time the meeting concluded.

    

 

CONFIRMED THIS 24th DAY OF AUGUST 2017

 

DEPUTY Mayor ANDREW TURNer

DEPUTY Chairperson