Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 1 September 2016

Time:                                    1.04pm

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

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Andrew Turner

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Ali Jones

Councillor Paul Lonsdale

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

31 August 2016

 

 

Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

General Manager Customer & Community

Tel: 941 8999

Principal Advisor

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

Tel: 941 8235

 

Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

liz.ryley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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

 


Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee

01 September 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

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00058

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Turner, seconded by Councillor Livingstone that an apology for absence from Councillor Gough, and apology for lateness from Councillor Jones, be accepted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00059

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee meeting held on Thursday, 4 August 2016 be confirmed.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Garry Moore was unavailable for his Deputation regarding the Proposed Council Housing Policy.

 

4.2       Stephen Howard spoke to the meeting regarding the Proposed Council Housing Policy and the right for people to have decent and adequate housing.

             Mr Howard was thanked for his Deputation.

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

Councillor Jones arrived at 1.29 am.

 

7.   Thomas Edmonds Band Rotunda - Options for Repair and Strengthening

 

Committee Comment

The Committee acknowledged Mr Gerald Edmonds who attended the meeting, the great great grandson of T J Edmonds.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee recommends to Council that it:

1.         Endorses staff to proceed with option 1; where Council will reconstruct and rebuild the Band Rotunda back to its original form and purpose.

a.         The structure will function as per its original purpose (as a band Rotunda excluding basement), utilising the original dome roof (currently preserved on site) and retain its position as a key element in the Edmonds riverside precinct which comprises, as well as the Rotunda, balustrade walls, a shelter, clock tower and telephone cabinet.

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00060

Part A

The Committee recommends to Council that it:

1.         Endorse staff to proceed with the reconstruction and rebuild of the Band Rotunda as per option 4:

a.         To reconstruct and rebuild the band rotunda to function as its original purpose, with retractable glazing as its preferred option, and Council notes there may be an additional funding requirement of approximately $115,000.

 

2.         Agrees that if a consent approval is not forthcoming then the Council’s default position is option 1.

 

Councillor Buck/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                    Carried

 

 

6.   Proposed Council Housing Policy

 

Committee Comment

1.         Legal advice was sought and received regarding whether there was a conflict of interest for the Committee members who were also on the Otautahi Community Housing Trust, who made a submission on the Proposed Council Housing Policy.  The advice noted there was unlikely to be a conflict of interest in this case, but this was something for each Committee member to consider for themselves at this Committee, and more relevantly, when the Council makes the final decision.

2.         The Committee requested that Attachment B Recommended Housing Policy contains a list of tracked changes when it is presented to Council.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.        Recommend to Council that it adopts the Christchurch City Council Housing Policy to take effect from 1 October 2016.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00061

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Recommend that staff reprioritise “Investigate measures such as inclusionary zoning as a means to support social and affordable housing outcomes” from medium to high priority.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                    Carried

Councillors Lonsdale, Jones and Livingstone voted against

Councillor Buck abstained

 

 

 

Committee Decided CHED/2016/00062

Part A

The Committee recommend to Council that it:

1.         Adopts the Christchurch City Council Housing Policy to take effect from 1 October 2016, incorporating the changes made to the Policy as a result of public feedback, as shown in Attachment B “Recommended Housing Policy”.

 

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                      Carried

 

An adjournment was taken from 3.02 pm to 3.12 pm.

 

8.   Update on the Heritage Buildings and Places Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch, the Council's Heritage Strategy and Englefield Lodge (230 Fitzgerald Avenue)

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00063

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the update report and attachments

a.         Heritage Strategy update

b.         Englefield Lodge Statement of Significance, Attachment A

c.         Englefield Lodge Aerial Photograph and District Plan Map, Attachment B

d.         Heritage Buildings and Places Recovery Programme for Greater Christchurch, Attachment C.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

9.   Heritage Incentive Grants Six Monthly Report September 2016

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00064

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

3.1       Receive the Heritage Incentive Grant and Conservation Covenant summary report for                          the period 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Lonsdale                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

10. Approval of an extension of time for a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant for 181 Barbadoes Street

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00065

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve an extension of time of eighteen months for the uptake of the Central City Landmark Heritage grant previously approved for 181 Barbadoes Street, Christchurch.  The new completion date for the project would be 26 February 2018.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Turner                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

11. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 34 St David's Street, Lyttelton

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00066

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $26,852.00 for conservation and maintenance work to the protected heritage building located at 34 St David’s Street, Lyttelton.

2.         Note that payment of this grant is subject to the applicant entering a 15 year limited conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property title.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                   Carried

 

 

12. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 13 Oxford Street, Lyttelton

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00067

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $29,250.00 for conservation, maintenance and upgrade work to the protected heritage building located at 13 Oxford Street, Lyttelton.

2.         Note that payment of this grant is subject to the applicant entering a 20 year limited conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property title.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

13. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 39 Kahu Road, Christchurch

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00068

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $3,312 for conservation and maintenance to the protected heritage structure located at 39 Kahu Road, Christchurch.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

14. June 2016 Christchurch Retail Report

 

Committee Comment

The Committee requested that a heatmap of Christchurch City be included in future Christchurch Retail Reports.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00069

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the June 2016 Christchurch Retail report.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                   Carried

 

 

15. Community Facilities Rebuild Update August 2016

 

Committee Comment

A list was distributed electronically to Committee members of community facilities to open between 1 September and 25 December 2016.

 

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00070

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

 

16. Anchor Projects and Major Facilities Report August 2016

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00071

(Staff recommendation accepted without change)

Part C

That the Communities, Housing and Economic Development Committee:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

Councillor Lonsdale/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

17  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved CHED/2016/00072

Part C

That at 4.03 pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 364 to 365 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 4.13 pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 4.14 pm.

 

CONFIRMED BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMUNITIES, HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE AND THE PRINCIPAL ADVISOR PURSUANT TO STANDING ORDER 3.18.2.

CONFIRMED THIS 15TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2016.

 

Councillor Andrew Turner

Chairperson