Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 16 November 2017

Time:                                    9.30am

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

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Members

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Deon Swiggs

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

16 November 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Brendan Anstiss

General Manager Strategy & Transformation

Tel: 941 8472

 

Christopher Turner-Bullock

Committee Advisor

941 8233

christopher.turner@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee

16 November 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

Committee Resolved ISDC/2017/00027

That the apologies for absence from Councillor Scandrett and Deputy Mayor Turner be accepted.

Councillor Davidson/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                      Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Councillor Livingstone declared an interest in item 7 - Nga Hau E Wha National Marae Charitable Trust - Development Contribution Remission Application, and took no part in this item.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved ISDC/2017/00028

That the minutes of the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee meeting held on Friday, 13 October 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

4.   Public Forum

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

5.1       Mark Smith spoke to the Committee regarding his idea for a Social Enterprise Venture in Christchurch where he is planning on opening a small bicycle ice-cream cart. The business will pay for one classroom to be built in deprived areas of India/Nepal per year under a scheme called Freedom Through education.

 


 

 

5.2       David Lynch and Kevin Cawley will speak regarding the awareness campaign that they are launching to promote lighting as a regeneration tool for the CBD. They made the following requests of the Council at the meeting on 9 November 2017 and the Council referred the requests to the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee:

a.              That the Council consider supporting the enlightening Christchurch Campaign.

b.             That the Council consider developing a Rejuvenating Lighting Strategy

c.              That the Council support and assist their endeavours to have external flood lights of the Christ Church Cathedral turned back on

Committee Resolved ISDC/2017/00029

Part C

That the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee request staff:

1.              Work collaboratively with the Deputees to assist the progress of their proposal.

2.              Report back on the Deputees discussions with the Church Property Trustees to ascertain whether the CPT are supportive of the proposal.

3.              Report back on the Deputees discussions of the proposal with Regenerate Christchurch in relation to the Cathedral Square and Surrounds Strategy.

4.              Investigate possible funding sources and report back to the next Committee meeting.

Councillor Swiggs/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                           Carried

 

5.3       Marian Johnson and Erica Austin from the Ministry of Awesome spoke to the Committee regarding their idea of a Future City Activator event to help drive great outcomes for the new Innovation and Sustainability Fund.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

Councillor Livingstone declared an interest in item 7 - Nga Hau E Wha National Marae Charitable Trust - Development Contribution Remission Application, and took no part in this item.

7.   Nga Hau E Wha National Marae Charitable Trust - Development Contribution Remission Application

 

Committee Decided ISDC/2017/00030

Part A (Staff recommendation accepted without change)

That the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Put the application on hold pending a decision on a wider report that proposes to grant Development Contribution rebates to Community Housing providers.  This report is currently scheduled to go to the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee in early December.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                               Carried

 

8.   Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy

 

Committee Decided ISDC/2017/00031

Part A (Staff recommendation accepted without change)

That the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee recommend that the Council recommends:

1.         The Mayor of Christchurch joins the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 

9.   Suburban Centres Biannual Report - to September 2017

 

Committee Resolved ISDC/2017/00032

Part B

That the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee:

1.              Receive the report.

Councillor Swiggs/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                    Carried

 

 

10. Presentation from Staff Giving a General Update on the Council's Brand and Communication Strategies

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee received a presentation from staff providing a general overview and update on the Council’s brand and communication strategies.

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at 11.25am.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 8TH DAY OF DECEMBER 2017

 

Councillor Vicki Buck

Chairperson