Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Monday 6 November 2017

Time:                                    3pm

Venue:                                 The Board Room, 180 Smith Street,
Linwood

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Sally Buck

Jake McLellan

Alexandra Davids

Yani Johanson

Darrell Latham

Tim Lindley

Brenda Lowe-Johnson

Deon Swiggs

Sara Templeton

 

 

7 November 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Shupayi Mpunga

Manager Community Governance, Linwood-Central-Heathcote

941 6605

shupayi.mpunga@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/Council/meetingminutes/agendas/index

 


Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board

06 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

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Sarah Templeton declared an interest in Item 16. (Application to 2017/18 Linwood-Central-Heathcote Discretionary Response Fund - Heathcote Valley School) and took no part in the discussion or voting on this matter.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00170

Community Board Decision

That the minutes of the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board meeting held on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 be confirmed.

Darrell Latham/Brenda Lowe-Johnson                                                                                                               Carried

 

4.   Public Forum

Part B

4.1  Canterbury Tiny House Society

 

Kyle Sutherland, committee member of the Canterbury Tiny House Society, spoke to the Board on the Eco-Tiny House Community to be considered as part of the regeneration of the red zone.

The Chairperson thanked Mr Sutherland for making his presentation to the Board.

 

4.2  Bromley Organics Processing Plant

 

Bruce King, a local resident, spoke to the Board about the odours and perceived hazardous substances emitting from the Christchurch City Council’s Organics Processing Plant in Bromley.

The Chairperson thanked Mr King for making his presentation to the Board.

 

The Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board requested:

·         Staff advice on when the next Organics Process Plant Community Liaison Group meeting is to be held.

·         Staff advice on the process to appoint a Chairperson to the Organics Processing Plant in Bromley Community Liaison Group.

 

4.3  Issues in Linwood Village

 

The following addressed the Board regarding starting the process to investigate a proposal for an alcohol in public places ban within the environs of Linwood Village to address the community challenges related to anti-social behaviour including alcohol drinking in Doris Lusk Reserve and instances of drug dealing and using within the Linwood Village.

1.       Constable Conal Ross, New Zealand Police

2.       Constable Jeff Martin, New Zealand Police

3.       Les Mason, business owner

4.       Edward Chang, business owner

5.       Danielle Kohi, local resident

6.       Murray Gardner, community worker

7.       Pat Gavin, local resident

8.       James Zheng, business owner

9.       Maria Brooks, local resident

10.   Eamonn Ford, resident.

The Chairperson thanked each presenter in turn for their attendance.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.    

19. Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Area Report

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Receive the Area Update.

2.         Recommend to the Council that the proposed Linwood Woolston Aquatic Facility be designed to best practice accessibility standards by:

a.         Ensuring barrier free auditing and reporting are conducted at all key stages of the project; concept development, design and construction

b.         Audits are done by independent accessibility specialists

c.         Audits include consultation with disabled people and their organisations to provide a user perspective.

3.         Request staff advice on the suitability of 8 Martindales Road as a site for a Community Shed in Heathcote.

4.         Recommend that the Council instruct staff to prepare a report for the Regulation and Consents Committee investigating the introduction of an alcohol ban in the Linwood Village and Doris Lusk Reserve.

5.         That the Inaugural Edible Gardens Awards be held in Autumn 2019 and that the allocated funding for the awards be allocated to the 2017/18 Discretionary Response Fund.  The Board note that staff will commence preparations from July 2018.

6.         Consider items for inclusion on Newsline.

7.         Consider items for inclusion in the Board report to the Council.

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00171

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board resolved:

1.              To receive the Area Update.

2.             To hold an Inaugural Linwood-Central-Heathcote Edible Gardens Awards in Autumn 2019 and that funding for the awards be allocated from the 2017/18 Discretionary Response Fund.  The Board requested staff to commence preparations for the awards from July 2018.

3.             To write to the District Commander, Canterbury, New Zealand Police, with a copy to the Minister of Police, to request increased policing in the Linwood Village area to combat excessive anti-social behaviour including public drinking, drug trafficking and drug using.

4.             To record the Board’s appreciation of Vimbayi Chitaka and Carly Waddleton, Community Development Advisers, for the contribution that both have made to community development with Linwood.

 

 

19.1   Proposed Alcohol in Public Places Ban in Linwood Village

 

After receiving the presentations from the Linwood Village community representatives the Board agreed to refer the following matter to the Council.

 

Community Board Recommendation LCHB/2017/00172

Part A

Proposed Alcohol Ban in Public Places in Linwood Village

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board recommends that the Council:

1.         Recommend to the Council to direct staff to install close circuit cameras on the Gloucester Street/Stanmore Road intersection to improve safety of the community in those areas. 

2.         Request staff to investigate a permanent alcohol ban in public places in the Linwood Village area including Doris Lusk Reserve.

3.         Request staff to urgently investigate a temporary alcohol ban in public places in the immediate area of the Linwood Village including Doris Lusk Reserve to take effect for the 2017/18 summer onwards.

Deon Swiggs/Darrell Latham                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

19.2   Linwood Woolston Aquatic Facility

 

Community Board Recommendation LCHB/2017/00173

Part A

Linwood Woolston Aquatic Facility

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board recommends that the Council:

1.      Request staff to design the proposed Linwood Woolston Aquatic Facility to best practice accessibility standards by:

a.         Ensuring barrier free auditing and reporting are conducted at all key stages of the project; concept development, design and construction.

b.         Audits are done by independent accessibility specialists.

c.         Audits include consultation with people with disabilities and their organisations to provide a user perspective.

Deon Swiggs/Darrell Latham                                                                                                                      Carried

 

19.3   Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Priorities Actions

 

The Board noted and discussed the progress on the Board Priorities Actions listed within the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Area Report. 

 

That Board requested the following updates to the Action List:

1.         Ferry Road (Woolston) Masterplan – the Board requested the timeline for the staff report on the masterplan to be presented to the Board (as per Council Resolution CAPL/2017/00011, 7b). The report is required so that  the Board is able to recommend to the Council the bringing forward of relevant budgets as soon as possible, to enable implementation of the next consultation phase of the Ferry Road Masterplan Project (WL1), including the integration of other projects along the corridor (including school zones). 

2.         Dog Park in Central City – the Board noted the letter of reply from Ōtākaro Limited in relation to the Board’s suggestion for a Central City dog park.  The Board requested that arrangements be made for a walk through the areas under the responsibility of Ōtākaro Limited with the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Board to identify possible sites that could be developed into a central city dog park.

3.         Greening the East and Radley Park Landscape Plans – the Board noted that the Acting Parks Manager will be meeting with the Board in preparation for the Draft Annual Plan.  The Board wish to also discuss with him the Greening the East Project and Radley Park Landscape Plan.

4.         Heathcote River Flooding – The Board noted that a report on flood mitigation measures is planned to be presented to the Council’s 23 November 2017 meeting.

5.         Letter to Educationists – The Board noted that this action was completed with the media release over Labour Weekend 2017 to teachers for their work during the Canterbury Earthquakes

6.         Proposal for investigation of an Alcohol in public places ban  in Linwood Village – the Board requested that this matter be added to the Board Priorities List for staff to update each Board meeting through the Area Report.

7.         Linwood Village Social Issues - the Board requested that this matter be added to the Board Priorities List for staff to update each Board meeting through the Area Report.

 

 

 7.  Marama Crescent, Mount Pleasant - Proposed No Stopping Restrictions

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00175 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north western side of Marama Crescent commencing at a point 150 metres southwest of its intersection with the southern kerb line of St. Andrew’s Hill Road and extending in a south westerly direction for a distance of 8 metres.

2.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south eastern side of Marama Crescent commencing at a point 143 metres southwest of its intersection with the southern kerb line of St. Andrew’s Hill Road and extending in a south westerly direction for a distance of 25 metres.

Sara Templeton/Darrell Latham                                                                                                                            Carried

 

 

8.   Clydesdale Street, Woolston - Proposed No Stopping Restrictions

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Clydesdale Street commencing at a point 70 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Hargood Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of  22 metres.

2.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south western side of Clydesdale Street commencing at a point 50 metres south east of the eastern kerbline of Hargood Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of  89 metres.

3.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Shetland Street commencing at the southern kerbline of Clydesdale Street and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 12 metres.

4.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Shetland Street commencing at the southern kerbline of Clydesdale Street and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 12 metres.

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00176

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Clydesdale Street commencing at a point 70 metres east of the eastern kerbline of Hargood Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of  22 metres.

2.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south western side of Clydesdale Street commencing at a point 50 metres south east of the eastern kerbline of Hargood Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of  89 metres.

3.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Shetland Street commencing at the southern kerbline of Clydesdale Street and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 12 metres.

4.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Shetland Street commencing at the southern kerbline of Clydesdale Street and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 12 metres.

5.       Request staff to review the impact on the installation of the no stopping restrictions on Clydesdale Street and advise the results of the review to the Board.

Deon Swiggs/Darrell Latham                                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

9.   Sumner Health Centre on Nayland Street - Proposed Accessible Parking

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00177 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approve that the parking of vehicles be reserved for vehicles with an approved disabled person's parking permit, prominently displayed in the vehicle, in accordance with section 6.4.1 of the Land Transport - Road User Rule 2004 on the north east side of Nayland Street, commencing at a point 58 metres north west of the western kerbline of Wakefield Avenue and extending in an north westerly direction for a distance of six metres.

Sara Templeton/Alexandra Davids                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

10. 190 Worcester Street, Christchurch - removal of accessible parking space

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00178 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Revoke that the parking of vehicles be reserved for vehicles with an approved disabled person's parking permit, prominently displayed in the vehicle, in accordance with section 6.4.1 of the Land Transport - Road User Rule 2004 on the southern side of Worcester Street, commencing at a point 75 metres east of its intersection with the eastern kerb line of Latimer Square and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of seven metres.

Brenda Lowe-Johnson/Darrell Latham                                                                                                               Carried

 

 

11. 107 Garlands Road, Hillsborough - Proposed P60 Parking Restrictions

 

Staff Recommendation 

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approve that the parking of vehicles be restricted to sixty minutes between Monday and Friday between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm on the south side of Garlands Road commencing at a point 31m west of its intersection with Opawa Road and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 11 metres.

 

Board Consideration

After attending a site visit to Garlands Road earlier in the day with Board members staff tabled amended staff recommendations for the Board to consider.

 

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00179

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.              Approve that the parking of vehicles be restricted to sixty minutes between Monday and Friday between the hours of 6.00am and 8.00pm on the south side of Garlands Road commencing at a point 31m west of its intersection with Opawa Road and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 11 metres.

2.              Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the south side of Garlands Road commencing at its intersection with Opawa Road and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 26 metres.

3.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south side of Garlands Road commencing at its intersection with Opawa Road and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 32 metres.

Darrell Latham/Sally Buck                                                                                                                                        Carried

 

 

12. Coastal Pathway at Scott Park - Proposed Give Way Control

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00180 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.                 Approve the installation of a Give Way Control against the Coastal Pathway at its intersection with the approaches to and from Scott Park.

2.                 Request that the Major Cycleway Routes Project Team advise on the most appropriate Give Way sign. 

Deon Swiggs/Darrell Latham                                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

13. 122 Richardson Terrace - Proposed Road Name

 

Board Consideration

The Board discussed the matter of bringing to the attention of developers to suggest te reo Maori for naming of roads and right of ways.  The Board wish the Roads and Rights of Way Naming Policy to be review to include an easy guide to how to suggest te reo Maori names for new roads and rights of way.

 

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00181 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board resolve to approve the following right-of-way name:

1.         122 Richardson Terrace (RMA/2013/1238)

·    Growers Lane

Sally Buck/Deon Swiggs                                                                                                                                            Carried

 

Community Board Recommendation LCHB/2017/00182

Part A

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board recommends that the Council:

1.      Review the Roads and Rights of Way Naming Policy (1993) to include an easy guide for developers on how to suggest te reo Maori names for new roads and rights of way.

Sara Templeton/Tim Lindley                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

14. Application to Linwood-Central-Heathcote 2017/18 Youth Development Fund - Syvaana Amai-Hansen

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00183(Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approves a grant of $500 from its 2017/18 Youth Development Fund to Syvaana Amai-Hansen towards travel to the International Youth Leadership Conference in Prague.

Sally Buck/Alexandra Davids                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

15. Application to 2017-18 Linwood-Central-Heathcote Discretionary Response Fund - Avebury House

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00184 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approves a grant from the Discretionary Response Fund 2017/18 of $1000 to Avebury House towards the Spring Gala.

Sara Templeton/Sally Buck                                                                                                                                      Carried

 

16. Application to 2017/18 Linwood-Central-Heathcote Discretionary Response Fund - Heathcote Valley School

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00185 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Grants $2,000 from the Discretionary Response Fund 2017/18 to Heathcote Valley School towards sunshade sails for the pool.

Brenda Lowe-Johnson/Darrell Latham                                                                                                               Carried

 

17. Application to 2017/18 Linwood-Central-Heathcote Discretionary Response Fund - Addington Neighbourhood Association

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00186 (Staff recommendation adopted without change)

Part C

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Approves a grant from its 2017/18 Discretionary Response Fund of $2000 to Addington Neighbourhood Association towards The History of Addington Book.

Jake McLellan/Deon Swiggs                                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Jake McLellan left the meeting at 05:36 pm.

Yani Johanson left the meeting at 05:36 pm.

 

18. Application to 2017/18 Linwood-Central-Heathcote Discretionary Response Fund - Phillipstown Community Centre Charitable Trust

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Makes a grant of $4,100 from its 2017/18 Discretionary Response Fund to Phillipstown Community Centre Charitable Trust towards A Container For a Healthy Life.

 

Community Board Resolved LCHB/2017/00187

Part B

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board decided :

1.         That the report lay on the table until the Board has received further information as to whether the grant is still needed since the Phillipstown Hub has recently received a grant from the Christchurch Resilience Partnership Fund.

Sara Templeton/Tim Lindley                                                                                                                                   Carried

20. Elected Members’ Information Exchange

Part B

Mention was made of the following matters:

·         2018 Garden Pride Awards – The Board suggested that the 2018 Garden Pride Awards be held at Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre.

·         Customer Service Requests (CSRs) – The Board were advised to use the Customer Service Request service for maintenance and repairs matters for Council Assets and not to engage directly with staff.  The CSR process ensures that a record is held centrally and resources are used wisely.  If the matter has not been completed within a reasonable time then members should contact the Community Governance Manager.

 

20.1   Moa Bone Cave, Redcliffs

 

The Board discussed community concerns on the lifting of the temporary 30 kilometre per hour and the condition of the road at Moa Bone Cave in Redcliffs.

 

The Board requested staff advice on the timelines for:

·         The installation of a pedestrian footpath passed Moa Bone Cave in Redcliffs.

·         The resealing of Main Road in front of Moa Bone Cave.

and on how to lower the speed on Main Road, Redcliffs on the bend and in front of Moa Bone Cave.

 

20.2   Heathcote Community Centre

 

The Board were advised that the Heathcote Community Centre building small defects or omissions (SNAGS) by the building contractor have still not been rectified.

 

The Board requested staff advice on the timeline for the Heathcote Community Centre post building small defects or omissions to be completed.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 6.40pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 22nd DAY OF November 2017.

 

Sally Buck

Chairperson