Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 2 June 2016

Time:                                    8.35am

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

1 June 2016

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

Tel: 941 8235

 

Chris Turner

Committee Advisor

941 8233

christopher.turner@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
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Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

02 June 2016

 

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 ITEC/2016/00035

That the apology from Councillor East be accepted.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved ITEC/2016/00036

Committee Decision

That the open and public excluded minutes of the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held on Thursday, 5 May 2016 be confirmed.

Councillor Scandrett/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                   Carried

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 


 

 

7.   Briefing - Christchurch Road Safety Action Plan

 

Committee Comment

The Committee received a briefing from staff on the Christchurch Road Safety Action Plan

18. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00037

That the Asia Pacific Cycling Congress September 2017 Report be received and considered at the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting on Thursday, 2 June 2016.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 

8.   Christchurch City Council Freight Management Action Plan

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Receive and adopt the information in the Christchurch City Council Freight Management Action Plan report.

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00038

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Receive and adopt the information in the Christchurch City Council Freight Management Action Plan report.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 


 

9.   Shared Fleet Report

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend:

1.         Council request staff to seek commitments from potential shared fleet partners for a 100% electric compact car fleet, with zero tail pipe emissions.

2.         Council request staff to undertake a formal procurement process to engage a third party to provide a shared 100% electric car fleet, with zero tail pipe emissions, for Council and its shared fleet partners.

3.         Council request staff to report back through the Infrastructure Transport and Environment Committee on the third party proposals received; the preferred proposal and the affordability of this proposal; and seek approval on whether to proceed with engaging the preferred third party to operate the shared fleet for Council and its shared fleet partners.

 

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00039

Part A

That the Committee recommend:

1.         Council request staff to seek commitments from potential shared fleet partners for a 100% electric compact car fleet, with zero tail pipe emissions.

2.         Council request staff to undertake a formal procurement process to engage a third party to provide a shared 100% electric car fleet, with zero tail pipe emissions, for Council and its shared fleet partners.

3.         Council request staff to report back through the Infrastructure Transport and Environment Committee on the third party proposals received; the preferred proposal and the affordability of this proposal; and seek approval on whether to proceed with engaging the preferred third party to operate the shared fleet for Council and its shared fleet partners.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                               Carried

 

4.      Deputations by Appointment

4.1       Sara Templeton, Chairperson of the Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board addressed the Committee regarding item 6, Bridle Path Road/St Andrew’s Hill Road.

 


 

 

6.   Bridle Path Road/St Andrews Hill Road - Safety Issues

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board considered a staff report at their meeting on 2 May 2016.

2.              Following an accident at the between a vehicle and a cyclist on 12 May 2016, the Community Board passed a resolution for the Committee to consider the safety issues at the intersection.

3.              Following a deputation from the Chairperson of the Hagley/Ferrymead Community Board and staff advice, the Committee made the following recommendation to request an investigation at the intersection.

4.              The Committee received an email from Mark Darvill, in lieu of a deputation, providing his comments on the intersection.

 

Community Board Recommendation

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee consider the safety issues at the Bridle Path Road / St Andrews Hill intersection. 

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00040

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee request staff investigate as a priority options to improve the usability and safety of the intersection at Bridle Path Road / St Andrews Hill particularly the turning from St Andrews Hill Road and report back to the Committee.

Councillor Cotter/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                          Carried

 

The meeting adjourned from 9.51am until 10.09am at which point Councillor Scandrett left the meeting.

 

10. Estuary Drain Concept Design

 

Committee Comment

1.              A number of Committee members have been briefed on this project at the Land Drainage Recovery Programme Working Party.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Progress the preferred Estuary Drain option (Option 1) to detailed design, consenting and construction.

 

Committee Recommendation

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Progress the preferred Estuary Drain option (Option 1) to detailed design, consenting and construction.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                  Carried/Lost


 

 

11. No. 1 Drain Earthquake Damage Repair Options

 

Committee Comment

1.              A number of Committee members have been briefed on this project at the Land Drainage Recovery Programme Working Party.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Progress the preferred repair option (Option 1) which involves the Land Drainage Recovery Programme undertaking:

a.         Detailed design of the naturalisation of No. 1 Drain

b.         Construction works to naturalise the western half of the drain

c.         Spot repairs to earthquake damage in the eastern half of the drain (if required)

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00041

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Progress the preferred repair option (Option 1) which involves the Land Drainage Recovery Programme undertaking:

a.         Detailed design of the naturalisation of No. 1 Drain

b.         Construction works to naturalise the western half of the drain

c.         Spot repairs to earthquake damage in the eastern half of the drain (if required)

Councillor Cotter/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                          Carried

 


 

 

12. Construction site Hoardings - Temporary Use of Legal Road Fee Rebate Programme

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council continue and extend the Construction Site Hoardings - Temporary Use of Legal Road Fee Rebate Programme for two years with the following recommended changes:

1.         Disseminate information on the programme to capture the various levels of construction delivery (developers, architects, planners, construction companies).

2.         Simplify the current design guidelines

3.         Implement standard graphics option including

a.         Print ready files of pre-designed graphics that can be downloaded from the Council's website, printed, and installed following a guide by the developer.  

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00042

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council continue and extend the Construction Site Hoardings - Temporary Use of Legal Road Fee Rebate Programme for two years with the following recommended changes:

1.         Disseminate information on the programme to capture the various levels of construction delivery (developers, architects, planners, construction companies).

2.         Simplify the current design guidelines

3.         Implement standard graphics option including

a.         Print ready files of pre-designed graphics that can be downloaded from the Council's website, printed, and installed following a guide by the developer.  

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                                          Carried

 


 

13. Update on the Suburban Parking Policy Project

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee considered the Update on the Suburban Parking Policy Project and requested that staff provide a copy of the pre-consultation document to Committee members for their information, prior to release.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Receive the draft suburban parking policy discussion document

2.         Note that staff are planning to undertake consultation with key stakeholders in late June/July 2016.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2016/00043

Part B

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Receive the draft suburban parking policy discussion document

2.         Note that staff are planning to undertake pre-consultation with key stakeholders in late June/July 2016.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                            Carried

 

Councillor Scandrett returned at 11.02am.

 

14. Zone Committee Update Report

 

Committee Comment

1.              At the Council meeting on 25 May 2016 the Council delegated the decision regarding this item to the Committee.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the Zone Committees' report.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2016/00044

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.              Receive the information in the Zone Committees' report

2.              Request staff to support the Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee to work with Environment Canterbury and other Territorial Authorities to ask Central Government to develop national measures and industry standards to reduce contaminants from metal roofs and brake pads to improve water quality.

 

Councillor Cotter/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                          Carried

 


 

 

19. Asia Pacific Cycling Congress September 2017

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee considered the Asia Pacific Cycling Congress September 2017 Report.

2.              The Committee noted that this item will be considered at the Council meeting on 9 June 2016 due to a need to confirm funding as soon as possible.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Agree to host the 2017 Asia Pacific Cycling Congress

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

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2016/00045

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Agree to host the 2017 Asia Pacific Cycling Congress

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

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                               Carried

 

15. Transport Unit - Monthly Report

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee receive the Transport Unit Monthly Report.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2016/00046

Part B

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee receive the Transport Unit Monthly Report.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                               Carried

 

 

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at 11.38am.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 12TH DAY OF JULY 2016

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Chairperson