Strategy and Finance Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Thursday 15 September 2016

Time:                                    1.02pm

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch






Councillor Raf Manji

Deputy Mayor Vicki Buck

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Jamie Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Andrew Turner



14 September 2016




Principal Advisor

Peter  Gudsell

General Manager Finance and Commercial

Tel: 941 8528


Margaret Henderson

Committee Advisor

941 8185

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Strategy and Finance Committee

15 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

Part C

Committee Resolved SFCM/2016/00064

That the apology for absence from Mayor Dalziel and the apology for lateness from Councillor Gough, be accepted.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Turner                                                                                                                      Carried


2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

Declarations of Interest were declared as follows:

·           Councillor Turner declared an interest in Item 7 in relation to Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust.

·           Councillor  Chen declared an interest in Item 7 in relation to Riccarton Bush Trust.

·           Councillor Gough declared and interest in Item 7 in relation to Civic Building Limited.


3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved SFCM/2016/00065

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Strategy and Finance Committee meeting held on Thursday, 18 August 2016 be confirmed subject to the apology for absence being amended to read “…from Councillor Johanson…..”

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Chen                                                                                                              Carried


4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Riccarton/Wigram Community Board


             Mike Mora, Chairperson of the Riccarton/Wigram Community Board, addressed the Committee in support of the Board’s submission on the Development Contributions Policy 2015 – Proposed Amendments 2016 report.

             The Chairperson thanked Mr Mora for his deputation.


5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.


6.   Development Contributions Policy 2015 - Proposed Amendments (2016)


Committee Comment

1.              The Committee noted that a report will be presented to the incoming Council outlining a full review in 2017, of the Development Contributions Policy.


Councillor Gough arrived at the meeting at 1.14 pm.


Committee Decided SFCM/2016/00066

(The staff recommendation was accepted without change.)

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Approve the amendments to the Development Contributions Policy 2015 (Attachment 1)

2.         Agree that the amendments be effective from 1 July 2016.


Councillor Gough/Councillor Turner                                                                                                                    Carried


7.   Final 2017-19 Statements of Intent for Council Controlled Organisations


Committee Decided SFCM/2016/00067

(The staff recommendation was accepted without change.)

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Accepts the Statements of Intent for the Council Controlled Organisations that are owned directly by the Council.


Councillor Turner/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                       Carried


8.   Chairperson's Report: Capital Endowment Fund Working Group


Committee Decided SFCM/2016/00068

(The Working Group recommendation was accepted without change.)

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Maintain the current status of the Capital Endowment Fund, including the current practice of the Fund lending internally to the Council.

2.         Request advice from Christchurch City Holdings Limited on potential options for investing the Capital Endowment Fund in assets held by Christchurch City Holdings Limited, to be reviewed by the appropriate Council Committee before the end of this calendar year.

3.         Confirm the need for a report on the policy for distribution of funds from the Capital Endowment Fund.


Councillor Gough/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                       Carried


9     Resolution to Exclude the Public


Committee Resolved SFCM/2016/00069

Part C

That at 1.43 pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 184 to 185 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Turner/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                         Carried


The Chairperson, on behalf of the Committee, thanked all staff who have supported the Strategy and Finance Committee during the term.


The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 1.44 pm.    


Meeting concluded at 1.44 pm.







Councillor Raf Manji




Peter Gudsell

Principal Advisor