Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 9 June 2016

Time:                                    9.35am

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

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Councillor David East

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Ali Jones

Councillor Paul Lonsdale

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Raf Manji

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Andrew Turner

 

 

9 June 2016

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

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Council Secretary

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Council

09 June 2016

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Councillors Gough and Lonsdale declared an interest in item 48 to be considered in Public Excluded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00277

That the minutes of the Council meeting held on Thursday, 26 May 2016 be confirmed.

AND

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Regulation and Consents Committee meeting held 19 May 2016.

AND

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Strategy and Finance Committee meeting held 19 May 2016.

Councillor Turner/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                         Carried

4.   Public Participation

4.1  Public Forum

 

4.1.1      Bromley School

Cathy Baker and Bromley School students, Eti, Stella, Bailey, Bailey and Lexis addressed the Council regarding traffic safety.

4.2.2      One Voice Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK)

Katherine Peet and Rex Gibson addressed the Council on behalf of One Voice Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK).

4.2  Deputations by Appointment

 

4.2.1      Multicultural Working Group

                Councillor Jimmy Chen and members of the Multicultural Working Group:  Zhiyan Basharat, Josiah Tualamali’I, Patrick O’Connor, Mastua Rahman, Weng Kei Chen, Lana Hart and Katherine Peat, presented a deputation to the Council regarding item 42 Chair’s Report of the Multicultural Working Party.


 

41. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00278

That the following reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 9 June 2016:

42.       Chair’s Report of the Multicultural Working Party.

43.       Sumner Road Reopening Project – Geotechnical Risk Mitigation Solutions for Zone 3B.

44.       Development Christchurch Limited – Future Funding.

45.       District Plan Review McCulloch & Associates Report.

46.       Asia Pacific Cycling Congress September 2017.

48.       Chair’s Report of the Provisional Local Alcohol Appeals Working Party.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

6.   Akaroa/Wairewa Community Board Minutes - 13 April 2016

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00279

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Akaroa/Wairewa Community Board meeting held 13 April 2016.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                              Carried

 

7.   Lyttelton/Mt Herbert Community Board Minutes

 

Paula Smith, Chairperson joined the table for this item.

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00280

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Lyttelton/Mt Herbert Community Board meetings held 4 May 2016 and 18 May 2016.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

8.   Lyttelton/Mt Herbert Community Board Minutes - 18 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 7.

 

9.   Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board Minutes

 

Val Carter, Chairperson joined the table for this item.

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00281

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board meetings held 2 May 2016 and 16 May 2016.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Manji                                                                                                                      Carried

 

10. Fendalton/Waimairi Community Board Minutes - 16 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 9.

 

11. Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board Minutes

 

Sara Templeton, Chairperson joined the table for this item.

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00282

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board meetings held 3 May 2016 and 18 May 2016.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                          Carried

 

12. Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board Minutes - 18 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 11.

 

13. Riccarton/Wigram Community Board Minutes

 

Mike Mora, Chairperson joined the table for this item.

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00283

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board meetings held 3 May 2016 and 17 May 2016.

Councillor Chen/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                            Carried

 

14. Riccarton/Wigram Community Board Minutes - 17 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 13.

 

15. Shirley/Papanui Community Board Minutes

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00284

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Shirley/Papanui Community Board meetings held

4 May 2016 and 18 May 2016.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Jones                                                                                                                       Carried

 

16. Shirley/Papanui Community Board Minutes - 18 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 15.

 

17. Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board Minutes - 3 May 2016

 

Karolin Potter, Chairperson and Melanie Coker joined the table for this item.

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00285

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Spreydon/Heathcote Community Board meeting held 3 May 2016.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 

18. Burwood/Pegasus Community Board Minutes

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00286

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Burwood/Pegasus Community Board meetings held 18 April 2016 and 2 May 2016.

Councillor East/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 

19. Burwood/Pegasus Community Board Minutes - 18 April 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 18.

 

Report from Regulation and Consents Committee - 19 May 2016

20. Approved Urban Design Experts

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00287

Part A

That the Council resolve:

1.         That there is an interim delegation to approve an urban design expert as set out in the District Plan to the Head of Resource Consents and Head of Urban Design, Urban Regeneration and Heritage.

2.         That staff develop an interim set of criteria and process for approving an urban design expert.

3.         That a further and final report which includes delegations, criteria and process be brought back to the Committee and Council following the release of the Central City chapter decision.  

Councillor East/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

21. Regulation and Consents Committee Minutes - 19 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 3.

 

Report from Strategy and Finance Committee - 19 May 2016

22. Central Plains Water Trust - Draft Statement of Intent

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00288

That the Council:

1.         Receives the draft Statement of Intent for Central Plains Water Trust;

2.         Recommends to the Central Plain Water Trust Joint Standing Committee that strengthening the monitoring of environmental effects and consideration for increasing the environmental levy be included in the Statement of Intent

Councillor Cotter/Councillor East                                                                                                                          Carried

 

42. Chair's Report of the Multicultural Working Party

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00289

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Approve the release of the Christchurch Multicultural Strategy consultation document.

2.         Note that consultation will commence in July 2016 and feature consultation that also meets the needs of people with English as a second language and various cultural groups. 

3.         Note that a final Multicultural Strategy will be recommended to Council for approval, following the conclusion of consultation, in September 2016.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                              Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:09am and resumed at 11:36am.


 

Report from Strategy and Finance Committee - 19 May 2016

23. Corporate Finance Report for the period ending 31 March 2016

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00290

Part A

That the Council receives this report.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                      Carried

 

Report from Strategy and Finance Committee - 19 May 2016

24. Performance report for the nine months to 31 March 2016

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00291

That the Council receive this report.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                      Carried

 

Report from Strategy and Finance Committee - 19 May 2016

25. Earthquake Claims Update as at 31 March 2016

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00292

Recommend to the Council:

1.         That the information in this report be received.

2.         That this report be the final quarterly Earthquake Claims Update report to Council.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                      Carried

 

Report from Strategy and Finance Committee - 19 May 2016

26. Development Contributions Remission Application

 

Council Decision

That the Council:

 

1.         Approve Option 2, for the remission of Development Contributions payable for St Francis of              Assisi Catholic School.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                  Lost

 

Report from Strategy and Finance Committee - 19 May 2016

27. Remotely Piloted Aircraft (Drones) Policy

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00293

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Resolves to adopt Option 1, with the deletion of 5.2 iii (c), Remotely Piloted Aircraft Policy (Attachment A) with effect from 1 August 2016.

2.         Resolves, under Clause 12(4) of the Parks and Reserves Bylaw, that all Remotely Piloted Aircraft systems, regardless of weight, MAY NOT be flown in the parks and reserves below without explicit consent (which may be granted on a case-by- case basis) from an Authorised Officer of Council:

a.         Garden and Heritage Parks, and Cemeteries.

b.         Within ten metres of an open-air public pool or playground or the boundary of any park.  

c.         The Council's legal road corridor on the coast - Scarborough Boat Ramp to Godley Head, and on Banks Peninsula.

d.         Over Council property at Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere); Birdlings Flat; Brooklands Lagoon; Travis Wetland; Charlesworth Reserve; McCormack's Bay; South Shore Spit; Bromley Oxidation ponds; Bexley Wetland, Ferrymead Wetland and Linwood Paddock.

 

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Manji                                                                                                                Carried

 

28. Strategy and Finance Committee Minutes - 19 May 2016

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 3.

 

29. Burwood Resource Recovery Park - Change of Reserve Classification

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00294

That the Council:

1.    Resolve pursuant to Section 24 A of the Reserves Act 1977 to change the classification of the areas of land at Bottle Lake Forest Park described below and comprised in parts of Reserves 2636, 2637 and 2638 held within CB 128/166 containing approximately 75 ha (subject to survey) from Local Purpose (Plantation) Reserve to Local Purpose (Landfill) Reserve:

a.    The area of 65ha zoned Special Purpose (Landfill) in the Operative District Plan (attachment A).

b.    The new BRRP comprising approximately 10ha (area B on attachment B).

2.    Delegate to the Property Consultancy Manager authority to manage and conclude the reclassification process and make all decisions necessary at his sole discretion.

Councillor East/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 


 

30. Member Resignation from the District Plan Review Subcommittee


 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00295

That the Council:

1.         Receive and accept the resignation of Councillor Johanson from the District Plan Review Subcommittee.

Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

31. Civic Assurance Annual General Meeting June 2016 Proxy

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00296

That the Council:

1.              Appoints Councillor Andrew Turner as the Council's representative at the Annual General Meeting of New Zealand Local Government Insurance Corporation Ltd (trading as Civic Assurance) to be held on 17 June 2016.

2.              Directs Councillor Turner to vote in favour of:

a.              Receiving the Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2015.

b.             Reappointing the Auditor-General as auditor and authorising the Directors to determine the remuneration for the auditor for the year.

3.              Directs Councillor Turner to abstain on the reappointment of the Directors.

4.              Directs Councillor Turner to vote against the Director's fees increase.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                     Carried

 

32. Canterbury Indoor Bowls Association Inc.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00297

That the Council:

1.         Approves a grant of $50,000 from the Capital Endowment Fund in 2016/17 to Canterbury Indoor Bowls Association Inc. towards the rebuild of their bowling hall.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                          Carried

 

33. Councillor-directors' Remuneration

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00298

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the report.

2.         Resolves that Christchurch City Holdings Ltd be directed to donate to ‘Imagination Station’ an amount equivalent to the fees that would otherwise be payable to two directors for the year ended 30 June 2016, and the balance of the donation, in lieu of Councillor director fees, to the Mayor’s Welfare Fund.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                         Carried

Councillors East and Jones abstained from voting on this item.

 

Report from Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee - 2 June 2016

43. Sumner Road Reopening Project - Geotechnical Risk Mitigation Solutions for Zone 3B

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00299

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in this briefing report as a supplement to the material that will be shown in the technical briefing session for Councillors on 9 June 2016.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Turner                                                                                                                Carried

 

44. Development Christchurch Limited - Future Funding

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00300

That the Council:

1.         Note that work is ongoing between Development Christchurch Limited, Christchurch City Holdings Limited and Council to develop appropriate and agreed funding sources and processes for the services provided by Development Christchurch Limited to Council.

2.         Note that the outcome of this work will be included in the final Development Christchurch Limited Statement of Intent which will be approved by the Development Christchurch Limited Board and presented to Christchurch City Holdings Limited by 30 June.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 

45. District Plan Review McCulloch & Associates Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00301

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the McCulloch & Associates report.

Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                                   Carried

 


 

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 2 June 2016

46. Asia Pacific Cycling Congress September 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00302

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Agree to host the 2017 Asia Pacific Cycling Congress

2.         Approve that a grant of $50,000.00 be made from the Capital Endowment Fund to fund the initial work to establish this Congress. These funds to be refunded if possible from the Congress income.

 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                            Carried

 

34  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2016/00303

That at 1:20pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 369 to 370 of the agenda and pages 51 to 52 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

AND

That Padraig McNamara of Simpson Grierson remain after the public have been excluded for Item 48 and that Colin Knaggs of NZTA remain after the public have been excluded for Item 40 of the public excluded agenda as he has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                                      Carried

 

The meeting adjourned from 1:21pm and reconvened at 2:08pm in public excluded session.

 

At 4:32pm the meeting adjourned and reconvened in public excluded session at 11:39am on Tuesday 14 June 2016 in the Mayor’s Lounge, Level 6, Civic Offices, 53 Hereford Street, Christchurch.

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 12:26pm on 14 June 2016.

    

Meeting concluded at 12:26pm on 14 June 2016.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 23rd DAY OF JUNE 2016.

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson