Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 9 March 2017

Time:                                    10.08am

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 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

 

 

9 March 2017

 

 

 

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

09 March 2017

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

That the apology for absence from Councillor Chen be received.

 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Keown                                                                                                            Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

·           Chloe Waretini of the Enspiral Foundation spoke to the Council regarding the Otakaro Orchard.

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

·           Mic O’Donnell, Tori Peden and John Meeker spoke to the Council regarding the Little River - Big Ideas Project referenced in item 20 - Banks Peninsula Community Board Report to Council.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

28. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00044

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 9 March 2017.

29.       Chief Executive's Monthly Report - February 2017

30.       Mayor's Monthly Report

31.       Strategic Assets

32.       Draft Annual Plan 2017/18 - Consultation Document

33.       Development Christchurch Limited Report - Land Development Strategy (public excluded)

Mayor  Dalziel/Deputy Mayor  Turner                                                                                                                Carried

 

29. Chief Executive's Monthly Report - February 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00045

That the Council:

1.         Receive the report.

Councillor Swiggs/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                    Carried

 

30. Mayor's Monthly Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00046

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the report.

Deputy Mayor  Turner/Councillor Manji                                                                                                            Carried

 

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

5.   Coastal-Burwood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00047

That the Council receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor East                                                                                                                Carried

 

Report from Coastal-Burwood Community Board - 10 February 2017

8.   Residential Red Zone (RRZ) Provision of Waste Water and Horizontal Infrastructure Update

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00048

That the Council:

1.         Approve the provision of Pressure Wastewater horizontal infrastructure in the Brooklands and Avon Residential Red Zone(RRZ) area.

2.         Notes that staff will continue discussions with the remaining residents who have not provided a formal submission on their preferred waste water system, including two properties where due to their isolated location (at least 1 km away from the nearest service) the project team will need to further investigate the best solution for these properties.

3.         Delegates to the Senior Technician Water and Waste Planner the power to decide on the best solution for a wastewater system for the two properties, and delegates to the Senior Technician Water and Waste Planner and the Property Unit to negotiate and agree any easements that may be required for those two properties and the other properties to be provided with a pressure wastewater system.

Councillor East/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 

David Cartwright, Community Board Chairperson, and Matt Mclintock, Community Governance Manager, joined the table for item 9.

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

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00049

That the Council receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Manji                                                                                                                     Carried


 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 13 February 2017

10. Roads of National Significance Downstream Safety Improvements: Sawyers Arms Pedestrian Crossing Points

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00050

That the Council make the following resolutions relying on its powers under the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008 and Part 21 of the Local Government Act 1974:

 

a.      Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of south eastbound bicycles only, be established on the north east side of Sawyers Arms Road, commencing at a point 155 metres north west of its intersection with Glasnevin Drive and extending in a south easterly direction for a distance of 199 metres, as detailed in Figure 1 (located in Attachment 1 of the Agenda). This special vehicle lane is authorised under clause 13 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008, and is therefore to be added to the Register of Roads or Traffic Lanes Restricted to Specific Classes of Vehicles.

b.     Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of north westbound bicycles only, be established on the south west side of Sawyers Arms Road, commencing at a point 153 metres south east of its intersection with Cotswold Avenue and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 230 metres, as detailed in Figure 1. This special vehicle lane is authorised under clause 13 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008, and is therefore to be added to the Register of Roads or Traffic Lanes Restricted to Specific Classes of Vehicles.

c.      Approve that a signalised pedestrian crossing be duly established and marked in accordance with sections 6 and  8.5 (3) of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Devices 2004, on Sawyers Arms Road, located at a point 61 metres south east of its intersection with Cotswold Avenue as detailed in Figure 1, provided staff remove the potential Cotswold signals from the Long Term Plan and reallocate funds to other related projects.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Manji                                                                                                                     Carried

 

Councillor Cotter left the meeting at 11.24am and returned at 11.27am.

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 27 February 2017

12. Future of the Old Bishopdale Community Centre and Library Building

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00051

That the Council:

1.         Approves the demolition of the old Bishopdale library and community building.

2.         Grants delegated authority to the Manager Capital Delivery Community to do all things necessary at his sole discretion to undertake and complete the demolition.

3.         Requests that staff in conjunction with the Community Board explore whether there are alternative uses for the land that would fit within the purpose of the Reserves Act 1977 and report back on all of the options to seek a resolution as to its future use.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                     Carried

 

Mike Mora, Community Board Chairperson, and Gary Watson, Community Governance Manager, joined the table for item 13.

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

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00052

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Buck/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Sally Buck, Community Board Chairperson, Jake McLellan, Community Board Deputy Chairperson, and Shupayi Mpunga, Community Governance Manager, joined the table for item 14.

14. Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00053

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                      Carried

 

Ali Jones, Community Board Chairperson, joined the table for item 16.

16. Papanui-Innes Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00054

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

Councillor Livingstone left the meeting at 11.56am and returned at 12noon.

Councillor Manji left the meeting at 11.56am.

 

Karolin Potter, Community Board Chairperson, Melanie Coker, Community Board Deputy Chairperson, Arohanui Grace, Community Governance Manager, joined the table for item 17.

17. Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00055

That the Council:

1.              Receives the Community Board report.

2.              Refer item 19 to the Recovery Manager for action.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 

Deputy Mayor Turner left the meeting at 12.13pm and returned at 12.16pm.

 


 

Report from Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board - 24 February 2017

19. Proposal for a Port Hills Recovery Multidisciplinary Task Force

 

Council Decision

See item 17. This report has been referred to the Recovery Manager.

 

Councillor Manji returned to the meeting at 12.28pm.

Christine Wilson, Community Board Chairperson, Pam Richardson, Community Board Deputy Chairperson, Tori Peden, Community Board Member, and Joan Blatchford, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 20.

20. Banks Peninsula Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00056

That the Council:

1.              Receive the Community Board report.

2.              Receive the ‘Little River Big Ideas’ report and congratulate the Little River and Diamond Harbour communities for their work.

Deputy Mayor  Turner/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                 Carried

 

The Mayor moved and Councillor Scandrett seconded items 6, 7, 11 and 18 as a block following receiving staff advice.

 

Report from Coastal-Burwood Community Board - 10 February 2017

6.   Haeata Community Campus School Speed Zone

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00057

That the Council:

1.         Revoke the existing 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on Breezes Road located between Pages Road and Wainoni Road and that this revocation shall come into force on completion of the removal of existing infrastructure.

2.         Approve the installation of a 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on Shortland Street (school zone) and modify the 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on Breezes Road, as it meets the requirements of Section 7.1 of the Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2003, and the New Zealand Gazette notice (21/04/2011, Number 55, page 1284) including the times of operation.

3.         Approve that, subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 above, pursuant to Clause 5(1) of the Christchurch City Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, a variable speed limit (40 kilometres per hour School Speed zone) apply on:

a.         Shortland Street, commencing at a point 170 metres north west of its intersection with Pages Road and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 465 metres.

b.         Breezes Road, commencing at a point 275 metres north west of its intersection with Pages Road and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 320 metres.

4.         Approve that, subject to the Council approving recommendations 1, 2 and 3 above, the above mentioned new variable speed limits shall come into force on completion of infrastructure installation and public notification.

Mayor  Dalziel/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Report from Coastal-Burwood Community Board - 10 February 2017

7.   Marshland School Speed Zone

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00058

That the Council:

1.         Approve the installation of a 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on Te Korari Street (school zone), as it meets the requirements of Section 7.1 of the Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2003, and the New Zealand Gazette notice (21/04/2011, Number 55, page 1284) including the times of operation.

2.         Approve that, subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 above, pursuant to Clause 5(1) of the Christchurch City Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, a variable speed limit (40 kilometres per hour School Speed zone) apply on:

a.         Te Korari Street, commencing at a point 85 metres north of its intersection with Prestons Road and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 310 metres.

3.         Approve that, subject to the Council approving recommendations 1 and 2 above, the above mentioned variable speed limit shall come into force on completion of infrastructure installation and public notification.

4.         Approve, in pursuance of the powers vested in it by Section 8.3(1) of the Land Transport Rule-Traffic Control Devices 2004 (Rule 54002), and pursuant to the powers vested in it by the Local Government Act 1974 and 2002, the Christchurch City Council hereby authorises the head teacher of Marshland School to appoint appropriately trained persons to act as school patrols on Te Korari Street, located at a point more or less 43 metres north of its intersection with Te Aika Street.

Mayor  Dalziel/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 27 February 2017

11. Yaldhurst Model School speed zone

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00059

That the Council:

1.         Approve the installation of a 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on School Road (school zone), as it meets the requirements of Section 7.1 of the Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2003, and the New Zealand Gazette notice (21/04/2011, Number 55, page 1284) including the times of operation.

2.         Approve, subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 above, that pursuant to Clause 5(1) of the Christchurch City Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, a variable speed limit
(40 kilometres per hour School Speed zone) apply on School Road, commencing at a point 70 metres south east of its intersection with Hasketts Road and extending in a south easterly direction for a distance of 340 metres.

3.         Approve, subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 and 2 above, that the above mentioned variable speed limit shall come into force on completion of infrastructure installation and public notification.

Mayor  Dalziel/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Report from Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board - 7 February 2017

18. Somerfield School speed zone

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00060

That the Council:

1.         Approves the installation of a 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on
Studholme Street, Somerfield Street and Bard Street (school zone), as it meets the requirements of Section 7.1 of the Land Transport Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2003, and the New Zealand Gazette notice (21/04/2011, Number 55, page 1284) including the times of operation.

2.         Approves that, subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 above, pursuant to Clause 5(1) of the Christchurch City Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, a variable speed limit (40 kilometres per hour School Speed zone) apply on:

a.         Studholme Street, commencing at its intersection with Somerfield Street and extending in a north westerly direction for a distance of 230 metres then in a south westerly direction for a distance of 250 metres.

b.         Somerfield Street, commencing at a point 120 metres north east of its intersection with Barrington Street and extending in a north easterly direction for a distance of 320 metres.

c.         Bard Street, commencing at its intersection with Studholme Street and extending in a north easterly direction to its cul-de-sac end.

3.         Approves, that subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 and 2 above, that the above mentioned variable speed limit shall come into force on completion of infrastructure installation and public notification.

Mayor  Dalziel/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 27 February 2017

15. Petition: To Establish School Speed Zones with Flashing 40km/hr Signage outside St Anne’s, Te Waka Unua and Linwood Avenue Schools

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00061

That the Council receive the petition and request staff to provide a report to the Community Board with regard to establishing school speed zones with flashing 40km/hr signs outside St Anne’s, Te Waka Unua and Linwood Avenue Schools.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                      Carried

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 1.24pm and returned at 1.27pm.

Councillor Keown left the meeting at 1.29pm and returned at 1.31pm.

21. Delegations for Major Cycleway Route (MCR) Programme

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00062

That the Council:

1.              Delegates to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee the authority to make all decisions in connection with the Major Cycleway Routes (MCR) programme, including final route selections and anything precedent to the exercise by the Council of its power to acquire any property, subject to:

a.              The Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee and affected Community Boards being briefed prior to any public consultation commencing on any Major Cycleway Route project.

b.             The relevant Community Board Chair(s) will be invited by the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee to participate in the relevant Major Cycleway Route item discussion and give their Board’s feedback or recommendations.

2.              Notes and reconfirms Councils previous decision to designate the MCR programme a metropolitan project, as set out in the Council’s resolutions on 29 January 2015.

13.4    Agree to the Major Cycleway Route programme being declared a Metropolitan Programme and delegate to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee all decision making powers.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                            Carried

 

Councillors Johanson, Keown and Swiggs requested that their votes against the resolution be recorded.


 

22. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00063

That the following persons from the following companies, remain after the public have been excluded for Items 25 and 33 of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

Item 25.  Development Christchurch Limited - Peterborough Quarter Briefing

Rob Hall - Development Christchurch Limited

Joel Lieschke - Development Christchurch Limited

Steve Clarke - Development Christchurch Limited

James Stewart - Development Christchurch Limited

Fred Rahme - Peterborough Quarter Limited

Richmond Paynter - Peterborough Quarter Limited

Simon Johnson - Marchese Partners

Eugene Marchese - Marchese Partners

Allen Linz - Rebel Property Group and Peterborough Quarter Limited

Paul Munro – Christchurch City Holdings Limited

 

Item 33.  Land Development Strategy

Rob Hall - Development Christchurch Limited

Joel Lieschke - Development Christchurch Limited

Steve Clarke - Development Christchurch Limited

James Stewart - Development Christchurch Limited

Bill Dwyer - Development Christchurch Limited

Fiona Mules - Development Christchurch Limited Board

Paul Munro – Christchurch City Holdings Limited

 

That at 1.36pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 434 to 436 of the agenda and pages 51 to 52 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Mayor  Dalziel/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                    Carried

 

The public were readmitted to the meeting at 3.55pm.

 

31. Strategic Assets

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00064

That the Council instructs staff to include the following proposal in the consultation document for the Annual Plan 2017/18:

 

1.       That the Council’s significance and engagement policy be amended by re-instating in the strategic assets list the shares the Council owns in City Care Ltd (through Christchurch City Holdings Ltd).

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                      Carried

 

The Mayor and Councillors East, Gough and Scandrett requested that their votes against the resolution be recorded.


 

 

32. Draft Annual Plan 2017/18 - Consultation Document

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00065

That the Council:

1.         Approves and adopts for public consultation the Consultation Document for the draft Annual Plan 2017/18 (Attachment A to the report).

2.         Approves the following dates and timings for consultation:

a.         Public notices in The Star, The Press, and on the Council’s website on Monday 20 March 2017.

b.         All relevant documents and information made available at Council offices, libraries, service centres, and on the Council’s website on Monday 20 March 2017.

c.         Closing date for submissions:  5.00pm on Friday 28 April 2017.

d.         The Council adopts the 2017/18 Annual Plan by 30 June 2017.

3.         Approves the programme of planned events to support consultation contained in the Consultation Document.

4.         Authorises the General Manager Finance and Commercial to make any non-material changes to the documents attached to the report.

5.         Approves the acknowledgement letter attached to the report (Attachment B to the report).

Mayor  Dalziel/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at 4.18pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 23rd DAY OF MARCH 2017

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson