Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 23 November 2017

Time:                                    9.36am

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 Raf Manji

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Deon Swiggs

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

23 November 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 8554

 

Jo Daly

Council Secretary

941 8581

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Council

23 November 2017

 

  

The meeting commenced with Deputy Mayor Turner in the Chair.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 

Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00319

That the apologies from Mayor Dalziel and Councillor Livingstone for lateness and the apology from Mayor Dalziel for temporary absence later in the meeting be accepted.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Note apologies for early departure from Councillors Buck and Galloway were received and accepted later in the meeting.

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded at this point.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1     Grow Waitaha

Cheryl Doig presented to the Council on Grow Waitaha.

 

Councillor Livingstone joined the meeting at 9.42am during item 3.1.1.

 

3.1.2     Hurunui Trails Trust

Mark Inglis, Hurunui Heartland Cycle Ride Coordinator and Councillor Jason Fletcher, Hurunui District Council presented to the Council on the Hurunui ‘Heartland’ Cycle Ride.

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00320

That the Council refer the matters raised in the presentation to staff to provide advice to the Infrastructure Transport and Environment Committee.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                    Carried

 

3.1.3     Seven Rivers Walking Haere Maarire

Kathleen Gallagher and Gaylene Barnes presented to the Council on the film: Seven Rivers Walking Haere Maarire and provided the Council with a Pou for display.

 

Councillor Manji joined the meeting 9.52am during item 3.1.3.


 

3.1.4     Urology Associates Car Park Cannon Ball

John McKenzie of Enthuse Media and Events presented to the Council on Urology Associates Car Park Cannon Ball.

 

The Mayor joined the meeting at 10.04am and assumed the Chair.

 

3.1.5     Nick Rodgers

Nick Rodgers presented to the Council regarding Council rates.

 

46. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00321

That the report be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 23 November 2017.

47.   Medway Street Foot Bridge

Mayor/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

3.2.1     Sheena Sherratt

Sheena Sherratt presented a deputation to the Council on item 14. Ōpāwaho/Heathcote River Foodplain Management Options.

 

3.2.2     Bruce Kane and Shaun Daley

Bruce Kane and Shaun Daley presented a deputation and petition to the Council on item 14. Ōpāwaho/Heathcote River Foodplain Management Options.  

The Council received the petition Stop Flooding From the Heathcote River signed by 300 people, the prayer of which reads:

We the undersigned request the Christchurch City Council to take action.

With the recent increased risk of flooding on and around the Heathcote river it is imperative that the Christchurch City Council takes immediate steps to remove silt build up from the river by starting an effective river maintenance and dredging programme, including fixing and maintaining the stop banks and installing one way check valves.

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00322

That the Council suspend Standing Order 13.1 and agree to receive the petition on Stop Flooding From The Heathcote River at this meeting.

Mayor/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

 

 

3.2.3     Evan Smith, Leanne Curtis and Tom McBrearty

Evan Smith, Leanne Curtis and Tom McBrearty presented a deputation to the Council on item 47. Medway Street Foot Bridge.

 

The Mayor left the meeting at 10.56am and Deputy Mayor Turner assumed the Chair.

 

3.2.4     Gap Filler

Ryan Reynolds from Gap Filler presented a deputation to the Council on item 47. Medway Street Foot Bridge.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

A petition Stop Flooding From the Heathcote River was received during item 3.2.2.

 

Councillor Gough was absent from the meeting from 11.10am to 11.21am for part of items 3.2.4 and 47.

47. Medway Street Foot Bridge

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00323

That the Council:

1.         Approves the temporary use of part of the Medway Street Foot Bridge in accordance with the proposal from Gap Filler and the advice contained in the staff report;

2.         Notes its approval is subject to the terms of the arrangement being recorded in an agreement signed by the Council and Gap Filler.

3.         Delegates to the Head of Transport the authority to enter into the agreement on the Council’s behalf once the terms have been finalised to his satisfaction.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                           Carried

Councillors Johanson and Livingstone requested their vote against resolutions 1 to 3 be recorded. Councillor Clearwater abstained from voting on resolutions 1 to 3.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00324

4.              Investigate with urgency and in collaboration with Regenerate Christchurch and community stakeholders a transitional structure utilising another element of the Medway Bridge at its original location and provide a report to the relevant committee by the end of May 2018. 

5.              Support that the Mayor provide a letter of Support for any application to external funding bodies to enable the transitional project to proceed. 

6.              Request that other earthquake related artefacts or heritage items held in storage by the Council are catalogued and there be a process established prior to any of these heritage items being disposed of.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                           Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.39am and reconvened at 11.53am.

 

Councillors Buck, Clearwater and East returned to the meeting at 11.54am.

Councillor Livingstone returned to the meeting at 11.57am.

Councillor Manji returned to the meeting at 12.03pm.

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 November 2017

13. Intervention Policy for Earthquake-related Flooding

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00325

That the Council:

1.         Adopt the amended Flood Intervention Policy.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Templeton                                                                               Carried Unanimously

 

The Mayor returned to the meeting at 12.20pm and assumed the Chair.

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 November 2017

14. Ōpāwaho / Heathcote River Floodplain Management Options

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00326

That the Council:

1.         Approve Option 1 of the Ōpāwaho / Heathcote River Floodplain Management proposal, which includes:

a.         The prioritisation of the Upper Heathcote Storage Scheme within the Land Drainage Recovery Programme, and progressing remaining works to detailed design and construction.

b.         Progressing dredging in the Heathcote River through to detailed design and implementation.

c.         Approving the application of the Flood Intervention Policy to properties that are eligible based on the criteria as described in the Policy within the flood extent of the main Heathcote River stem.

d.         Approving that staff continue to investigate the technical feasibility of low stopbanks to reduce frequent underfloor flooding, consult with affected communities should technical feasibility be confirmed and report back to the Committee.

2.              Invite the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee to report back on the review of the July 2017 Heathcote River Catchment Flood event and interventions to prevent sewage overflows affecting roads and properties during flood events and clean up where they occur.

3.              Refer the petition received in the deputation by Bruce Kane and Shaun Daley (item 3.2.2) to staff to investigate and provide feedback to the petitioners.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                  Carried Unanimously

 


 

5.   Council Minutes - 2 November 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00327

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 2 November 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 9 November 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Finance and Performance Committee meeting held 1 November 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 30 October 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 8 November 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Insurance Committee meeting held 6 November 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held 8 November 2017.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

6.   Council Minutes - 9 November 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

12. Finance and Performance Committee Minutes - 1 November 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

19. Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes - 30 October 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

20. Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes - 8 November 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

21. Insurance Committee Minutes - 6 November 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

22. Regulatory Performance Committee Minutes - 8 November 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

25. Hearings Panel Report on the Proposed Amendments to the General Bylaw 2008

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00328

That the Council:

1.         Adopt the amendments to the Christchurch City Council General Bylaw 2008 as set out in the consultation booklet (Attachment A).

2.         Determine that the form of the amended Christchurch City Council General Bylaw 2008 is the most appropriate form of bylaw, and that it is not inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

3.         Authorise staff to make any typographical changes or to correct minor errors or omissions as the case may be.

4.         Approve the amendments, and changes/corrections under resolution 3, to the bylaw to come into force on 15 December 2017.

5.         Give public notice that the Christchurch City Council General Bylaw 2008 has been amended by the Council, that the amendments come into effect on 15 December 2017, and that copies of the amended Christchurch City Council General Bylaw 2008 may be inspected and obtained at the Council’s offices or on its website, without payment.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried

 

26. Hearings Panel Report on the Proposed Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00329

That the Council:

1.              Adopt the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 in the form attached (Attachment A).

2.              Note the following changes (incorporated in the attached bylaw) recommended by the Hearings Panel as a result of the consultation and hearings process:

·        Clarify the wording of clause 5(A) relating to resolving Restricted Roads.

·        Limiting clause 5(B) to “in-milk” dairy cows and providing further explanatory material. 

·        In clause 5(B) separating out the reference to the movement of non-standard stock and providing further explanatory material.

·        Clarifying what happens after an application for assessment is made and providing further explanatory material in clause 5(C).

·        Providing that clause 7(1) does not apply to stock movements on Restricted Roads.

·        Standardising references to “stock owner” throughout the bylaw.

·        Making wording improvements to clause 9 (temporary road side fencing) and clause 13 (permissions).

·        Inserting two new standard conditions for moving stock along roads to provide that pilot vehicles are not required on unsealed roads, or for short distances along a road (less than 300 metres) and clarifying signage requirements when pilot vehicles are not required.

·        Removing roads from the Restricted Roads Register as consulted on and making other clarifications to the way in which categories of road are described.

·        Other technical changes and corrections to the text of the bylaw and the explanatory notes as incorporated in the attached bylaw.

3.              Determine that the form of the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 is the most appropriate form of bylaw, and that it is not inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

4.              Approve the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 coming into force on 1 March 2018.

5.              Approves that staff are otherwise authorised to make any typographical changes or correct minor errors as the case may be before the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 comes into force.

6.              Resolves under clause 5(A)(2) (to come into force on 1 March 2018) of the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017, the following roads as Restricted Roads (and notes that these are listed in the Restricted Roads Register associated with the Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017):

Category of road: Roads within Christchurch wards

·        All roads in all wards other than roads in Banks Peninsula ward.

Explanatory note: Rather than having a detailed list of Christchurch city roads, all roads in all wards other than roads in Banks Peninsula ward are restricted roads.

 

Category of road: Roads within built-up areas / towns / settlements

·        Any road within an area that could reasonably be described as being part of a city, town or settlement

Category of road: Designated tourist routes

·        Summit Road, from State Highway 75 to Long Bay Road

·        Long Bay Road, from Summit Road to State Highway 75

Specified roads: Rural roads, or parts of rural roads

·        Bamfords Road

·        Charteris Bay Road

·        Dyers Pass Road, from Sign of the Kiwi to Governors Bay Road

·        Gebbies Pass Road

·        Governors Bay Road

·        Governors Bay-Teddington Road

·        Marine Drive

·        Millers Road

·        Onuku Road

·        Purau Avenue

·        Sumner Road

·        Summit Road, from Gebbies Pass Road to the end of the road at Godley Head

·        Wainui Main Road

7.              Give public notice as soon as practicable that the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 has been made by the Council, that it comes into effect on 1 March 2018 and that copies of the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 and the Restricted Roads Register may be inspected and obtained at the Council’s offices or on its website, without payment.

8.              Delegate to the Chief Executive the authority to amend any explanatory notes in the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 as the case may be, and that this power may be sub-delegated.

9.              Note that the Council, as the road controlling authority, must send a copy of the Christchurch City Council Stock on Roads Bylaw 2017 to the Minister of Transport, within one week of resolving to adopt it, in accordance with section 22AB(4) of the Land Transport Act 1998.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried

 


 

28. Hearings Panel Report on the Proposed Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00330

That the Council:

1.              Adopt the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 in the form attached (Attachment A).

2.              Note the following changes (incorporated in the attached bylaw) recommended by the Hearings Panel as the result of the consultation and hearings process:

·        In clause 4(1) amend the definition of “commercial purposes” to refer to “aquaculture” and “vessel” to align with the Maritime Rules Part 91, and make other clarifications.

·        Insert a new Explanatory Note under clause 5(1) referring to permission from the Harbour Master.

·        Amend the Explanatory Note under clause 6(2) to refer to enforcement tools.

·        Insert a new clause 7 requiring written permission for buildings and structures on Council facilities.

·        Amend clause 8(B)(4) to clarify that written permission may be sought from an authorised officer for parking a vehicle in a way that does not comply with the bylaw.

·        Amend clause 11(A)(1) to clarify that written permission may be sought from an authorised officer to leave a vessel etc. in an way that obstructs the reasonable use of a Council facility.

·        Insert a new Explanatory Note under clause 12(1) explaining what will happen to permission holders if the Council closes a facility.

·        Improve the wording of clause 15 (no fishing zones), clause 16 (permissions), and clause 17 (fees).

·        Other technical changes and corrections to the text of the bylaw and explanatory notes as incorporated in the attached bylaw.

3.              Determine that the form of the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 is the most appropriate form of bylaw, and that it is not inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

4.              Approve the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 coming into force on 1 March 2018.

5.              Approves that staff are otherwise authorised to make any typographical changes or correct minor errors as the case may be before the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 comes into force.

6.              Resolves under clause 15(3) (to come into force on 1 March 2018) of the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017, the following permanent no fishing zone (with the following explanatory note):

·        Council river facilities within the central city area, from where the Avon River crosses under Harper Avenue / Bealey Avenue (where they meet Park Terrace), to where the river flows under Fitzgerald Avenue (at Kilmore Street and Avonside Drive).

Explanatory note: No fishing applies to all fish species in the river, including eels. This clause applies only to Council facilities (built structures, such as punting landings and steps), and not to the riverbank in its entirety.

7.              Give public notice as soon as practicable, that the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 has been made by the Council, that it comes into effect on 1 March 2018 and that copies of the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 may be inspected and obtained at the Council’s offices or on its website, without payment.

8.              Delegate to the Chief Executive the authority to amend any explanatory notes in the Christchurch City Council Marine, River and Lake Facilities Bylaw 2017 as the case may be, and that this power may be sub-delegated.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 November 2017

18. Labelling and composting of biodegradable plastics (bio-plastics) and poly lactic acid (PLA) containers (including takeaway cups, food serviceware and bags).

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00331

That the Council:                                                                                                                        

1.         Write to the appropriate Minister to strongly encourage regulation around labelling of compostable and recyclable containers and packaging.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                    Carried

 

23. Letter to the Minister with regard to support for alternative fuels

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00332

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information provided.

2.         Approve that a letter be sent to the Minister(s) requesting that they revisit the biodiesel subsidy.

3.         Delegate the final signing of the letter to the Mayor and Chair of the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                    Carried

 


 

30. Adoption of the 2018 meeting schedule for the Council and its Committees, Subcommittees and Working Parties

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00333

That the Council:

1.         Adopt the schedule of meetings attached to this report and delegate to the Team Leader Hearings and Council Support, with the agreement with the Mayor, the ability to make any changes to the schedule as necessary to meet circumstances as required.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 1.18pm and reconvened at 2.03pm.

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 November 2017

7.   Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2017 - Christchurch City Holdings Ltd and subsidiaries

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00334

That the Council:

1.         Notes the Christchurch City Holdings Ltd’s 2016/17 annual results incorporating the results of its subsidiary companies.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                         Carried

 

Councillor Gough returned to the meeting at 2.06pm.

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 November 2017

8.   Final Statement of Intent - World Buskers Festival Trust

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00335

That the Council:

1.         Notes that the final Statement of Intent for the World Buskers Festival Trust for 2017/18 received by Council staff on 2 October 2017 addresses the comments made by the Council on the draft document at its meeting on 28 September (Council resolution CNCL/2017/00272 refers);

2.         Notes that the final Statement of Intent for the World Buskers Festival Trust for 2017/18 meets the minimum statutory requirements for information to be provided as set out in clauses 9 and 10 of Schedule 8 of the Local Government Act 2002; and

3.         Notes that the Statement of Intent will be made public by the World Buskers Festival Trust on its website as soon as possible.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 November 2017

9.   Corporate Finance Report for the period ending 30 September 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00336

That the Council:

1.         Receives the information in the report.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 November 2017

10. Performance report for the three months to 30 September 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00337

That the Council:

1.         Receives the information in the report.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Councillor Buck returned to the meeting at 2.08pm.

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 November 2017

11. Quarterly Performance Reporting for September 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00338

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the attached appendices.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 November 2017

15. Revised Christchurch Biodiversity Fund and Progress Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00339

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the report.

2.         Approve the revised Christchurch Biodiversity Fund, key changes being:

a.         Applications can be submitted throughout the year, instead of only being accepted in July each year;

b.         The maximum total grant has been raised from $20,000 to $40,000 per property over a one year period.

3.         Receive the report on funding allocated for the 2016/17 financial year.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                            Carried

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 November 2017

16. An Accessible City St Asaph Street - Proposed Road Layout Options

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00340

That the Council:

1.         Approve Option 1 and the following traffic resolutions:

a.         Amend resolution 103 of Item 63 of the 10 December 2015 Council meeting to the extent necessary to approve that the existing cycle lane separator between the kerb and the live traffic lane be on the south side of St Asaph Street outside number 204 be altered to permit the installation of a goods vehicle loading zone.

b.         Amend resolution 103 of Item 63 of the 10 December 2015 Council meeting to the extent necessary to approve that a loading zone restricted to the use of goods vehicles only be installed on the south side of St Asaph Street commencing at a point 89 meters east of its intersection with Colombo Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 12.5 meters.

c.         Amend resolution 84 of Item 63 of the 10 December 2015 Council meeting to the extent necessary to approve the existing parking of vehicles which are restricted to a maximum period of 60 minutes, 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (and further restricted to pay by plate or other form of approved payment) commencing at a distance of 165.5 meters east of its intersections with Manchester Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 12.5 meters, be revoked.

d.         Amend resolution 84 of Item 63 of the 10 December 2015 Council meeting to the extent necessary to approve that a loading zone restricted to the use of goods vehicles only be installed on the north side of St Asaph Street commencing at a point 165.5 meters east of its intersection with Manchester Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 12.5 meters.

2.         Request staff to undertake public consultation on reducing the speed limit along St Asaph Street to 30kph.

3.         Request staff to investigate and ensure all other reasonably practicable options have been explored and implemented to address any safety concerns. Noting that the Committee will be advised of any safety measures before implementation.

4.         Request staff to investigate the installation of mobility parking to appropriately service St Asaph Street and advise the Committee of the outcome.

5.         Request staff to undertake a review of the functionality of the road corridor including the width of the lanes and the provision of car parking.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                            Carried

Councillors Davidson, East, Gough, Johanson and Swiggs requested their votes against resolution 1 be recorded.

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 November 2017

17. An Accessible City: Hospital Corner, Oxford Terrace(Gap), Riccarton Avenue to Antigua Street (Final layout)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00341

That the Council:

1.         Approve the following, subject to the Parking Restrictions Subcommittee approving the parking and stopping restrictions related to the An Accessible City project the ‘Oxford Gap’ – the section of Oxford Terrace that runs from the Riccarton Avenue, Hagley Avenue, Tuam Street corner, east to Antigua Street, in accordance with Attachment A.

a.         Approve that all traffic controls currently located on Oxford Terrace commencing at its intersection with Riccarton Avenue and extending in a north easterly direction to its intersection with Antigua Street be revoked.

b.         Approve the scheme design; including the kerbs, carriageway, shared path, pedestrian path alignment within the road reserve in accordance with Attachment A, subject to an easement agreement between Otakaro Ltd the Canterbury District Health Board and the Christchurch City Council over Christchurch District Health Board and Reserve land.

c.         Approve that a bi directional shared path be installed on the northwest side of Oxford Terrace for the use of north east and south west bound cyclists and pedestrians commencing at its intersection with Riccarton Avenue and extending in a north easterly direction to its intersection with Antigua Street.

d.         Approve that a Give Way Control be placed against Oxford Terrace at its north east approach to its intersection with Antigua Street.

e.         To include a pedestrian ‘zebra’ crossing in the pedestrian area from the Christchurch hospital ramp to the outpatients entrance.

f.          Request for staff to reassess the width of the pedestrian crossing.

g.         Request for staff to consult on a 10kph speed limit.

h.         Request for staff to enhance the design to encourage slow cycling.

i.          Request that Council staff, CDHB, and Otakaro a undertake safety education programme with use of the space, in conjunction with other relevant stakeholders.

j.          To explore a non-smoking zone.

2.         Note that the Parking Restrictions Subcommittee has considered the parking and stopping restrictions relating to the An Accessible City project the ‘Oxford Gap’ as per paragraph 5.5 of the report.

3.         That staff provide information and funding options on the identified future cycle connection between Riccarton Avenue and Rolleston Avenue through Hagley Park to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                           Carried

Councillors Johanson, Swiggs and Templeton requested their votes against the resolutions be recorded.

 

24. 2017/18 Metropolitan Discretionary Response Fund

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00342

That the Council:

1.         Approves a grant of $20,000 to Shakti Ethnic Womens Support Group Christchurch towards a culturally competent family violence response system for migrant and refugee communities for salary of the Community Advocate.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Manji                                                                                                                 Carried

 

27. Hearings Panel Report on the Proposed Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017

 

Amendment moved by Councillor Livingstone, seconded by Councillor Swiggs.

That clause 11 of the proposed Bylaw No Parking On Certain Parts Of The Road not be adopted and the clause in the current Bylaw relating to parking on grass berms be included in the new Bylaw (status quo remains).

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                                 Lost

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00343

That the Council:

1.              Adopt the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 in the form attached (Attachment A).

2.              Note the following changes (incorporated in the attached bylaw) recommended by the Hearings Panel as a result of the special consultative procedure:

·        Makes amendments to provide for the new Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2017.

·        Clarifies the position with respect to displaying parking receipts and parking coupons in clause 8.

·        Inserts an explanatory note under clause 12 in relation to the clause dealing with motorhomes, immobilised vehicles and trailers.

·        Amends clause 19 (control of vehicles on roads) to make further clarifications.

·        Expands the explanatory note under clause 22(1) (restricting vehicles on unformed roads) to refer to the Council’s obligation to take into account views and preferences.

·        Inserts a new explanatory note under the heading of part 3 and clause 29 to refer to the Council’s enforcement remedies under legislation when roads are damaged or interfered with.

·        Deletes clause 32 (1)(c) which provided an unworkable defence to the bylaw.

·        Makes amendments to the clause 34 (revocations and savings) to provide for further transitional provisions.

·        Other technical changes and corrections to the text of the bylaw and the explanatory notes as incorporated in the attached bylaw.

3.              Determine that the form of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 is the most appropriate form of bylaw, and that it is not inconsistent with the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990.

4.              Approve the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 coming into force on 1 March 2018.

5.              Approves that staff are otherwise authorised to make any typographical changes or correct minor errors as the case may be before the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 comes into force.

6.              Give public notice as soon as practicable, that the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 has been made by the Council, that it comes into effect on 1 March 2018 and that copies of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 may be inspected and obtained at the Council’s offices or on its website, without payment.

7.              Delegate to the Chief Executive the authority to amend any explanatory notes in the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 as the case may be, and that this power may be sub-delegated. 

8.              Note that the Council, as the road controlling authority, must send a copy of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017 to the Minister of Transport, within one week of resolving to adopt it, in accordance with section 22AB(4) of the Land Transport Act 1998.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried

Councillors Cotter, Keown and Swiggs requested their votes against the resolutions be recorded.

 

29. St Peter's Church - potential sources of funding

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00344

That the Council:

1.         Note the contents of this report.

2.         Approves a grant of $150,000 from the Capital Endowment Fund, as a contribution towards the St Peter’s Church strengthening, repair and alteration works, subject to the total required funding being confirmed and in place, and the confirmation of all necessary consents being in place before any funds are released to St Peter’s Church.

and

3.         Invites St Peter’s Church to make an application to the Community Organisation Loan Scheme.

4.         Refers to the attached staff report of 6 September, considered at Council on 28 September, and declines a Heritage Incentive Grant for the strengthening component of the proposed work to St Peter’s Church, 24 Main South Road, Upper Riccarton.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

Councillors Davidson and Templeton requested their votes against the resolutions be recorded.

Councillor Manji abstained from voting on this item.

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 4.16pm.

 

31. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00345

That at 4.37pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 940 to 943 of the agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 4.37pm and reconvened in public excluded session at 4.47pm.

 

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 5.59pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 5.59pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 20TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2017.

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson