Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 5 July 2018

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

 

 

5 July 2018

 

 

 

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

05 July 2018

 

  

The meeting convened with Deputy Mayor Turner in the Chair.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00134

That the apology for lateness from the Mayor be accepted.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1   Lachlan Johns

Lachlan Johns, a year 9 student at St Andrew's College, presented to the Council regarding the Stadium.

 

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

25. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00135

That the following report be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 5 July 2018:

Open Items

26.       Mayor's Monthly Report - June 2018

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Kim Money, Community Board Chairperson and Jo Wells, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 5.

5.   Waitai/Coastal-Burwood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00136

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for June 2018.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor East                                                                                                                Carried

Pam Richardson, Community Board Chairperson and Jo Wells, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 6.

6.   Te Pātaka o Rākaihautū / Banks Peninsula Community Board
Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00137

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for June 2018.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                                         Carried

 

Melanie Coker, Community Board Deputy Chairperson and Faye Collins, Community Board Advisor joined the table for item 7.

Councillor’s East and Gough left the meeting at 10.12am and returned at 10.15am during item 7.

7.   Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00138

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for June 2018.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 

Ali Jones, Community Board Chairperson and Christine Lane, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item  8.

8.   Papanui-Innes Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00139

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for June 2018.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

Sam MacDonald, Community Board Chairperson and Aaron Campbell, Community Board Deputy Chairperson joined the table for item 9.

 

Councillor Cotter left the meeting at 10.27am and returned to the meeting at 10.36am during item 9.

 

9.   Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Report to Council - July 2018

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00140

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board report for June 2018.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Mike Mora, Community Board Chairperson and Gary Watson, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 10.

 

Councillor Johanson left the meeting at 10.38am and returned to the meeting at 10.40am during item 10.

Councillor Keown left the meeting at 10.38am and returned to the meeting at 10.41am during item 10.

 

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

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00141

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board report for June 2018.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Buck                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Sally Buck, Community Board Chairperson and Shupayi Mpunga, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 11.

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting 10.50am and returned to the meeting at 10.53am during item 11.

Councillor Templeton left the meeting at 10.58am during item 11.

 

11. Waikura/Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00142

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board report for June 2018.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                              Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.05am and reconvened at 11.21am. Councillor Templeton returned at this time and Councillor’s Gough and Manji were not present at this time.

 

Councillor Manji returned to the meeting at 11.24am during item 11.

Councillor Gough returned to the meeting at 11.25am during item 11.

 


 

Report from Coastal-Burwood Community Board - 5 June 2018

12. Property Review Process (C-B)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00143

That the Council:

1.         Approves the retention of the following properties for a future strategic purpose.

Burwood:

a.         95 Lakewood Reserves 44 Lakewood Drive

b.         Ben Rarere Sections 19 Ben Rarere Avenue

c.         Ben Rarere Sections 21 Ben Rarere Avenue

2.         Declares the following properties surplus for disposal.

Burwood:

a.         Burwood Ward Land Less than 300 m2 35A Yarmouth Street

3.         Grants delegated authority to the Property Consultancy Manager to:

a.         Commence the sale process for the properties set out in resolution 2 above in accordance with Councils normal practices and policies. Including unilateral dealings where a tender is not practical.

b.         Conclude the sale of the these properties on the best terms considered available, as supported by valuation advice and in consideration of other factors including marketing and market dynamics, including if the minimum price is not achievable by tender then the property may be sold by private treaty.

c.              To do all things and make decisions at his sole discretion that are necessary to give effect to this resolution.

4.              Approves that the property at Lake Terrace Road Reserve 242F Lake Terrace Road not be declared surplus for disposal until it has been considered for social housing.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                      Carried

Councillor’s East, Galloway, Gough, Keown and Manji requested that their votes against resolution 4 be recorded.

 


 

Report from Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board - 5 June 2018

13. Property Review Process (S-C)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00144

That the Council:

1.         Declares the following properties surplus for disposal.

Cashmere

a.         Vacant Land 79 Albert Terrace

b.         Whaka Reserve No1 15 Vista Place

2.         Grants delegated authority to the Property Consultancy Manager to:

a.         Commence the disposal process for the properties set out in 1 above in accordance with Council’s normal practices and policies, including unilateral dealings where a tender is not practical and that in the first instance the property at 79 Albert Terrace is offered to the Port Hills Trust.

b.         Conclude the disposal of 79 Albert Terrace and Whaka Reserve No1 15 Vista Place on the best terms considered available, as supported by valuation advice and in consideration of other factors including marketing and market dynamics, including if the minimum price is not achievable by tender then the property may be sold by private treaty.

c.         To do all things and make decisions at his sole discretion that are necessary to give effect to this resolution.

3.         Supports retention of the following property subject to the conditions below:

a.         Former Hoon Hay Childrens’ Library 90 Hoon Hay Road.

4.         Notes retention of the property set out in 3. above is conditional upon staff and the Community Board engaging in a process that identifies an alternative public use that:

a.         Can be rationalised,

b.         Satisfies a clearly identified need,

c.         Is supported by a sound and robust business case,

d.         Supports Council strategies,

e.         Has established funding in the Council’s Annual and Long Term Plans,

f.          Has an identified sponsor i.e. end asset owner (titular internal owner) / sponsor who supports retention for the alternative public use and holds an appropriate budget provision within the Long Term Plan.

5.         Delegates to the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board authority to make a decision to retain the former Hoon Hay Childrens’ Library 90 Hoon Hay Road for an alternative use so long as all of the criteria set out in 4. above are addressed to the Board’s satisfaction.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                     Carried

 

 


 

Councillor Keown declared an interest in item 14 and took no part in discussion or consideration of this item.

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 5 June 2018

14. Property Review Process (F-W-H)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00145

That the Council:

1.         Declare the following properties surplus and suitable for disposal:

Harewood

a.         Gravel Pit (22 Waimakariri Road) 22 Waimakariri Road.

b.         Harewood Ward Land Less than 300 m2  47F Sapphire Street.

c.         Stopped Road (1F Jessons Road) 1F Jessons Road.

Waimari

d.         Fendalton/Waimairi Ward Land Less than 300 Square Metres 23A Cricklewood Place.

2.         Grant delegated authority to the Property Consultancy Manager to:

a.         Commence the sale process for the properties set out in resolution 1 above in accordance with Council’s normal practices and policies, including unilateral dealings where a tender is not practical.

b.         Conclude the sale of these properties on the best terms possible.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                      Carried

 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 20 June 2018

15. Property Review Process (L-C-H)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00146

That the Council:

1.              Approves retention of the following properties for a future strategic purpose.

Central

a.              Para Site 78, 86-90, 94A, 106 Manchester Street, 224 Tuam Street, and 239 St Asaph Street

Linwood

b.             Stopped Road 36 Broad Street.

Heathcote

c.              9 The Brae

2.              Declares the following properties surplus for disposal.

Central

a.              Land adjacent to the Christchurch Art Gallery 62 Gloucester Street

Heathcote

b.             Erewhon Reserve 11 Erewhon Terrace

Linwood

c.              Vacant Land 173F Dyers Road

3.              Grants delegated authority to the Property Consultancy Manager to:

a.              Commence the sale process for the properties set out in resolution 2 above in accordance with Council’s normal practices and policies. Including unilateral dealings where a tender is not practical.

b.             Conclude the sale of the these properties on the best terms considered available, as supported by valuation advice and in consideration of other factors including marketing and market dynamics, including if the minimum price is not achievable by tender then the property may be sold by private treaty.

c.              To do all things and make decisions at his sole discretion that are necessary to give effect to this resolution.

4.              Supports retention of the following properties subject to the conditions below:

Central

a.              Carlyle Reserve 1 Carlyle Street

Heathcote

a.              Roading Opawa Expressway 185 Opawa Road

b.             Roading Opawa Expressway 163 Opawa Road

c.              Roading Opawa Expressway 167 Opawa Road

d.             Roading Opawa Expressway 165 Opawa Road

e.             Roading Opawa Expressway 360R Port Hills Road

f.               Roading Opawa Expressway 153 Clarendon Terrace

g.              Roading Opawa Expressway 100 Garlands Road

h.             Roading Opawa Expressway 2 Kennedy Place

i.                Garlands Reserve 124 Garlands Road

j.               Heathcote Library 8 Martindales Road

k.              Creche Land Sydenham Pre-School 113 Huxley Street

5.              Notes retention of the properties set out in resolution 4. above is conditional upon staff and the Community Board engaging in a process that identifies an alternative public use that:

a.              Can be rationalised,

b.             Satisfies a clearly identified need,

c.              Is supported by a sound and robust business case,

d.             Supports Council strategies,

e.             Has established funding in the Council’s annual and long term plans,

f.               Has an identified sponsor i.e. end asset owner (titular internal owner) / sponsor who supports retention for the alternative public use and holds an appropriate budget provision within the Long Term Plan.

6.              The Community Board is delegated authority to make a retention decision for an alternative use so long as all of the conditions set out in resolution 5. above are satisfied to its satisfaction.

7.              Notes that Milton Street Depot, 2 Barnett Avenue, was originally included in this process, but was subsequently removed due to a 1 June 2017 Council resolution approving transfer to Development Christchurch Limited for regeneration purposes.

Councillor Davidson/Councillor Gough                                                                                                               Carried

Councillor Swiggs requested that his vote against resolution 1a be recorded.

Deputy Mayor Turner and Councillor’s Cotter, Galloway and Johanson requested that their votes against resolution 2a be recorded.

 

Report from Papanui-Innes Community Board - 20 June 2018

16. Proposed 50km/h Speed Zone - Cranford Street & Main North Road (P-I)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00147

That the Council:

1.         Approve that pursuant to Part 4 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 1.a to 1.d and include the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Register of Speed Limits and Speed Limit Maps:

a.         Revoke the 60 kilometres per hour speed limit applied to Main North Road from Queen Elizabeth II Drive southerly, generally along Main North Road to Cranford Street.

b.         Approve that the speed limit of: Main North Road from Queen Elizabeth II Drive southerly, generally along Main North Road to Cranford Street be set to 50 kilometres per hour.

c.         Revoke the 60 kilometres per hour speed limit applied to Cranford Street from Main North Road southerly, generally to a point 300 metres north of McFaddens Road.

d.         Approve that the speed limit of:  Cranford Street from Main North Road southerly, generally to a point 300 metres north of McFaddens Road be set to 50 kilometres per hour.

2.         Approve that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 1a to 1d come into force following the date of Council approval and any installation and removal of signs shown on Attachment A (approximately August 2018).

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                     Carried

 


 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 28 May 2018

17. Richmond Hill, Sumner - Proposed 40km/h Speed Zone (L-C-H)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00148

That the Council:

1.         Approve that pursuant to Part 4 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 1.a to 1.b and include the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Register of Speed Limits & Speed Limit Maps:

a.         Revoke the 50 kilometres per hour speed limit of Richmond Hill Road, Sanscrit Place, Teviotdale Way, Sowerby Place, Ridgeway Place and Oxenhope Road.

b.         Approve that the speed limit of: Richmond Hill Road, Sanscrit Place, Teviotdale Way, Sowerby Place, Ridgeway Place and Oxenhope Road be set to 40 kilometres per hour.

2.         Approve that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 1a and 1b come into force following date of council approval and installation of the revised speed limit signs. (approximately June 2018).

3.         Request that staff investigate the pedestrian safety concerns on Richmond Hill Road outlined in the submissions and report to the board with potential solutions by the end of 2018.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 

Councillor East left the meeting at 1.04pm during item 18.

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 5 June 2018

18. Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Proposed Speed Limit Changes

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00149

That the Council:

1.         Approve that pursuant to Part 4 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in resolutions 3. to 12., including the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Council Register of Speed Limits and Speed Limit Maps.

2.         Approve that any previous resolutions pertaining to traffic controls  or setting permanent non-variable speed limits and made pursuant to any bylaw or other legislation, the land Transport Act 1978 and any of its revisions to the extent that they are in conflict with the speed limits described in this report, are revoked.

Harewood Area 1

3.         Approve that the speed limit on Harewood Road west of Johns Road be set to 50 kilometres per hour commencing at its intersection with Johns Road and Russley Road and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with the Christchurch International Airport Limited ‘Orchard Road’.

4.         Approve that the speed limit of Waimakariri Road and Whitchurch Place be set at 60 kilometres per hour.

5.         Approve that the speed limit of Harewood Road east of Johns Road be set to 50 kilometres per hour, with a review to be completed within six months, commencing at its intersection with Johns Road and Russley Road and extending in an easterly direction to its intersection with Woolridge Road.

6.         Approve that the speed limit of Sawyers Arms Road east of Johns Road be set to 60 kilometres per hour commencing at its intersection with Johns Road and extending in a south easterly direction to a point 300 metres north west of its intersection with Crofton Road.

7.         Approve that the speed limit of Watsons Road be set to 60 kilometres per hour commencing at its intersection with Harewood Road and extending in a north easterly direction to a point 200 metres northeast of Harewood Road.

Harewood Area 2

8.         Approve that the speed limit of Styx Mill Road be set to 60 kilometres per hour commencing at its intersection with Gardiners Road and extending in an easterly direction to a point 400 metres west of its intersection with Main North Road.

9.         Approve that the speed limit of Gardiners Road be set to 60 kilometres per hour commencing at a point 160 metres north of its intersection with Sawyers Arms Road and extending in a northerly direction to a point 100 metres south of its intersection with Wilkinsons Road.

10.       Approve that the speed limit of Highsted Road and Claridges Road be set at 50 kilometres per hour.

Hussey Road

11.       Approve that the speed limit of Hussey Road be set at 50 kilometres per hour.

Yaldhurst Area

12.       Approve that Guys Road from School Road to Ryans Road be set at 60 kilometres per hour.

13.       Approve that Ryans Road between Guys Road and Coringa Road be set at 60 kilometres per hour.

14.       Approve that Coringa Road be set at 60 kilometres per hour.

15.       Approve that Guys Road north of Ryans Road be set at 80 kilometres per hour.

16.       Approve that Ryans Road between Coringa Road and Pound Road be set at 80 kilometres per hour.

17.       Approve that Savills Road be set at 80 kilometres per hour.

18.       Approve that Conservators Road be set at 80 kilometres per hour.

19.       Approve that the speed limit changes listed in resolutions 3. to 18. above, come into force following the date of Council approval and installation of the appropriate speed signage, in approximately July 2018. 

Councillor Keown/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                   Carried

Note that resolution 5 was amended later in the meeting by resolution of the Council to add the words in bold text above.

 


 

Councillor East returned to the meeting at 1.11pm during item 19.

 

Report from Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board - 19 June 2018

19. Buchanans Road - Proposed Speed Limit Changes (H-H-R)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00150

That the Council:

1.         Approves that pursuant to Part 4 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 2 and 3 and includes the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Register of Speed Limits and Speed Limit Maps.

2.         Revokes the 70 kilometres per hour speed limit on Buchanans Road commencing at a point measured 900 metres south east of Pound Road and extending in a south easterly direction to a point measured 200 metres north west of Gilberthorpes Road. 

3.         Approves that the speed limit on Buchanans Road be set at 50 kilometres per hour commencing at a point measured 900 metres south east of Pound Road and extending in an south easterly direction to a point measured 200 metres north west of Gilberthorpes Road.   

4.         Approves that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 2. and 3. come into force once the new speed limit signs have been installed, approximately 20 working days following Council approval.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Buck                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 20 June 2018

20. Road Stopping Application - Jubilee Street (L-C-H)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00151

That Council:

Substantive Issue

1.              Supports the retention of the link strip and landscape area (noting that as a consequence this does not provide the opportunity for future disposal);

Historic Issue

2.              Noting that permission for access had been given as an exception to deal with extenuating transport safety, delegates to the Manager Property Consultancy the task of giving formal effect to the formed access-way from 85 and 87 Rutherford Street over the link strip through an appropriate mechanism.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                           Carried

Councillor’s East and Johanson requested that their votes against resolution 1 be recorded.

 


 

21. Chief Executive's Report - June 2018

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00152

That the Council:

1.         Receive the report.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 1.30pm and reconvened at 3.09pm at which time the Mayor assumed the Chair. Councillors Clearwater and Livingstone were not present.

 

Councillor Clearwater returned to the meeting at 3.22pm during consideration of the alteration of resolution at the same meeting.

 

Councillor Livingstone returned to the meeting at 3.25pm during consideration of the alteration of resolution at the same meeting.

 

       Alteration of Resolution at the Same Meeting

 

Staff provided additional advice to the Council regarding item 18 - Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Proposed Speed Limit Changes – and requested the Council reconsider resolution 5 of that item to amend the speed limit of the road to agree with the initial staff recommendation of 60 kilometres per hour.

 

 That the Council, under Standing Order 19.5, amend resolution 5 of item 18. Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Proposed Speed Limit Changes passed earlier in the meeting to read as follows:

5.              Approve that the speed limit of Harewood Road east of Johns Road be set to 50 60 kilometres per hour, with a review to be completed within six months, commencing at its intersection with Johns Road and Russley Road and extending in an easterly direction to its intersection with Woolridge Road.

Councillor Swiggs/Councillor East                                                                                                                                Lost

The Mayor abstained from the vote on this item.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00153

That the Council, under Standing Order 19.5, amend resolution 5 of item 18. Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Proposed Speed Limit Changes passed earlier in the meeting to read as follows:

5.              Approve that the speed limit of Harewood Road east of Johns Road be set to 50 kilometres per hour, with a review to be completed within six months, commencing at its intersection with Johns Road and Russley Road and extending in an easterly direction to its intersection with Woolridge Road.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                   Carried

The Mayor abstained from the vote on this item.

 

26. Mayor's Monthly Report - June 2018

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00154

That the Council:

1.              Receive the information in this report.

2.              Appoint a Recess Committee comprising of the Mayor or Councillor Buck and a minimum of any three Councillors (quorum Mayor or Councillor Buck and three councillors) to be authorised to make any urgent decisions of the Council required during the recess period between 17 July and 31 July (both days inclusive).

3.              Note that notice of any meeting of the Recess Committee be publicised and forwarded to all Councillors.

4.              Note that any decisions made will be reported to the Council for record purposes.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                            Carried

 

22. Strategy and Policy Forward Work Programme

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00155

That the Council:

1.              Refer the report to a workshop of the Council.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

23. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00156

That at 3.40pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 281 to 282 of the agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 5.26pm at which time the meeting concluded.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 12TH DAY OF JULY 2018.

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson