Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 23 March 2017

Time:                                    9.32am

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 Jimmy Chen

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

 

 

23 March 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 8554

 

Jo Daly

Council Secretary

941 8581

jo.daly@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Council

23 March 2017

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 

Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00071

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Gough, seconded by Councillor Templeton that the apology from Councillor Keown for early departure and the apologies from  the Mayor and Councillor Chen for late arrival be accepted.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                           Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

Councillors Johanson aned Swiggs joined the meeting at 9.34 am.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

There were no public forum presentations.

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

·           Tane Apanui addressed the Council regarding item 18.  Council Submission – Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2018.

Councillor Chen joined the meeting at 9.53am.

18. Council Submission - Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2018

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00072

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

2.         Approve the draft comment to the Ministry of Transport contained in attachment A, subject to the amendments discussed, to be circulated and final approval granted by The Mayor and the Chair of the Infrastructure Transport and Environment Committee. 

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

41. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00073

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 23 March 2017.

Open Items

42.       Draft Cranford Regeneration Plan: Approval for Community Engagement

Deputy Mayor/Councillor East                                                                                                                               Carried

 

5.   Council And Committee Minutes

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00074

Council

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 23 February 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held on 28 February 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 2 March 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 9 March 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Audit and Risk Management Committee meeting held 20 February 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 8 March 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held 8 March 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Social and Community Development Committee meeting held 1 March 2017.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                         Carried

 

6.   Council Annual Plan 2017 - 18 Minutes - 28 February 2017

 

Council

Refer Item 5.

 

7.   Council Minutes - 2 March 2017

 

Council

Refer Item 5.

 

8.   Council Minutes - 9 March 2017

 

Council

Refer Item 5.

 

9.   Audit and Risk Management Committee Minutes - 20 February 2017

 

Council

Refer item 5.

 

The Mayor and Councillor Manji arrived at 10.12am.

 

The Mayor assumed the Chair at 10.12am.

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 March 2017

10. Performance report for the six months to 31 December 2016

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00075

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the report.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 1 March 2017

11. Corporate Finance Report for the period ending 31 December 2016

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00076

That the Council receive the report.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor East                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 8 March 2017

12. An Accessible City: Hereford Street (Manchester - Madras)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00077

That the Council approves the scheme design and resolutions relating to the following An Accessible City Phase 2 network transformation project as detailed in Attachment 1:

Existing Hereford Street – Madras Street to Manchester Street: Traffic Control

1.         Approve that all traffic controls on both sides of Hereford Street from its intersection with Madras Street to its intersection with Manchester Street be revoked.

New Hereford Street – Madras Street to Manchester Street: Traffic Control

2.         Approve the road marking changes, kerb alignment changes on both sides of Hereford Street from its intersection with Madras Street to its intersection with Manchester Street as detailed on Attachment A.

Existing Hereford Street – Madras Street to Latimer Square (West Side): Parking and Stopping Restrictions

3.         Approve that all parking and stopping restrictions on both sides of Hereford Street from its intersection with Madras Street to its intersection with Manchester Street be revoked.

New Hereford Street – Madras Street to Latimer Square (West Side): Parking and Stopping Restrictions

4.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Hereford Street, commencing at its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in an easterly direction to its intersection with Madras Street.

Existing Intersection – Hereford Street / Latimer Square (West Side)

5.         Approve that all traffic controls at the intersection of Hereford Street and Latimer Square (west side) be revoked.

6.         Approve that all parking and stopping restrictions on both sides of Latimer Square (west side) commencing at its intersection with Hereford Street and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 18 metres be revoked.

New Intersection – Hereford Street / Latimer Square (West Side)

7.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Latimer Square (west side) commencing at its intersection with Hereford Street and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 17 metres.

8.         Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Latimer Square (west side) commencing at its intersection with Hereford Street and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 18 metres.

9.         Approve that the parking of vehicles be restricted to mobility card holders only for a maximum period of 120 minutes (any time) on the eastern side of Latimer Square (west side) commencing at a point 18 metres north of its intersection with Hereford Street and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of eight metres. (the following resolutions to be re-numbered).

10.       Approve that a Give Way control be placed against Latimer Square (west side) at its intersection with Hereford Street.

Existing Intersection – Hereford Street / Liverpool Street: Traffic Control

11.       Approve that all traffic controls at the intersection of Hereford Street and Liverpool Street be revoked.

New Hereford Street- Latimer Square (West Side) to Manchester Street: Parking and Stopping Restrictions

12.       Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Hereford Street, commencing at its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 14 metres.

13.       Approve that the parking of vehicles be restricted to a maximum period of 60 minutes on the north side of Hereford Street commencing at a point 14 metres west of its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 6 metres.

14.       Approve that a Bus Stop be created on the north side of Hereford Street commencing at a point 27 metres west of its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 14 metres.

15.       Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Hereford Street, commencing at a point 41 metres west of its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 8 metres.

16.       Approve that the parking of vehicles be restricted to a maximum period of 60 minutes on the north side of Hereford Street commencing at a point 50 metres west of its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 5 metres.

17.       Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Hereford Street, commencing at a point 55 metres west of its intersection with Latimer Square (west side) and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Manchester Street.

18.       Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south side of Hereford Street, commencing at its intersection with Madras Street and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 55 metres.

19.       Approve that the parking of vehicles be restricted to a maximum period of 60 minutes on the south side of Hereford Street commencing at a point 55 metres west of its intersection with Madras Street and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 17 metres.

20.       Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south side of Hereford Street, commencing at a point 72 metres west of its intersection with Madras Street and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 10 metres.

21.       Approve that a Bus Stop be created on the south side of Hereford Street commencing at a point 82 metres west of its intersection with Madras Street and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 14 metres.

22.       Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south side of Hereford Street, commencing at a point 96 metres west of its intersection with Madras Street and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Manchester Street.

New Hereford Street- Manchester Street to Madras : Special vehicle lanes (Cycle Lanes)

23.       Approve that a special vehicle lane (Cycle Lane) for east bound cyclists only, be installed on the north side of Hereford Street commencing at its intersection with Manchester Street and extending in an easterly direction to its intersection with Latimer Square (east side).

24.       Approve that a special vehicle lane (Cycle Lane) for west bound cyclists only, be installed on the south side of Hereford Street commencing at its intersection with Madras Street and extending in a westerly direction to its intersection with Manchester Street.

25.       Approve that a special vehicle lane (Cycle Lane) for west bound cyclists only, be installed on the south side of Hereford Street commencing at its intersection with Madras Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 15 metres.

New Intersection – Hereford Street / Madras Street: Traffic Control

26.       Approve that a Give Way control be placed against the Madras Street left turn slip lane into Hereford Street at its intersection with Hereford Street.

27.       Approve that a pedestrian crossing (Zebra) be installed across the Madras Street left turn slip lane into Hereford Street at a point approximately 7 metres south of its intersection with Hereford Street.

Note:          That the amount brought forward will be the amount that is required for the work priced through a competitive pricing mechanism.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                            Carried

Councillors Johanson, Keown, Swiggs and East requested their votes against the resolutions be recorded.

 

13. Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes - 8 March 2017

 

Council

Refer Item 5.

 


 

 

Report from Regulatory Performance Committee - 8 March 2017

14. Urban Design Panel Update and Terms of Reference

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00078

That the Council:

1.         Notes that the Christchurch Urban Design Panel is a subordinate decision making body of the Council under clause 30(1) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.

2.         Resolves under Clause 30(7) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002 that the Christchurch Urban Design Panel not be discharged following triennial general elections.

3.         Approves the Terms of Reference for the Christchurch Urban Design Panel set out in Attachment A, and delegates to the Head of Urban Design, Regeneration and Heritage the authority to make minor changes.

Councillor East/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                               Carried

 

15. Regulatory Performance Committee Minutes - 8 March 2017

 

Council

Refer item 5.

 

Report from Social and Community Development Committee - 1 March 2017

16. Heritage Incentive Grant and Covenant Consent Approval for 37 Valley Road, Cashmere

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00079

That the Council:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $39,889 for conservation, strengthening and repair work to the protected heritage building located at 37 Valley Road, Cashmere.

 

2.         Approve a covenant consent for the works outlined in section 6 of attachment 1 to this report. (Amended recommendation from staff).

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 


 

 

17. Social and Community Development Committee Minutes - 1 March 2017

 

Council

Refer Item 5.

 

19. Housing Infrastructure Fund

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00080

Council

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the Housing Infrastructure Fund report and delegate the final decision to the Housing Taskforce and the Chairperson of the Finance and Performance Committee.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                            Carried

 


 

 

20. Financial Delegation to the Chief Executive

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00081

That the Council:

1.         For the purpose of performing his or her duties, amends the financial delegation to the Chief Executive in respect of civil defence emergencies as follows:

Capital Expenditure – Emergency and Transitional Periods

 

Power of the Chief Executive alone to commit the Council to financial transactions (or projects consisting of multiple transactions) relating to the acquisition, purchase, or provision of assets (including vehicle fleet, plant or machinery), services, property, gifts, guarantees, indemnities and the acquisition or disposal of assets.  This power includes the authority to administer, enforce, and cancel such transactions or to vary them. 

 

This power only applies when a state of national or local emergency exists over Christchurch City, or when a transitional period (either national or local) is in force in Christchurch City.

 

 

Operational Expenditure – Emergency and Transitional Periods

 

Power of the Chief Executive alone to commit the Council to financial transactions (or projects consisting of multiple transactions) relating to the acquisition, purchase, or provision of assets, (including vehicle fleet, plant or machinery), services, property, gifts, guarantees, indemnities and the disposal of assets.  This power includes the authority to administer, enforce, and cancel such transactions or to vary them. 

 

This power only applies when a state of national or local emergency exists over Christchurch City, or when a transitional period (either national or local) is in force in Christchurch City.

 

 

 

2.         That the amended delegation comes into force on 23 March 2017.

Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                                      Carried

 


 

 

42. Draft Cranford Regeneration Plan: Approval for Community Engagement

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00082

That the Council:

1.         Approves providing the draft Cranford Regeneration Plan to Regenerate Christchurch for public notification for written comment.

2.         Delegate’s authority to the Chief Executive Officer to make changes to draft Cranford Regeneration Plan prior to it being provided to Regenerate Christchurch. 

Mayor/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                                    Carried

Councillors Cotter, Livingstone and Swiggs requested their votes against the resolutions be recorded.

 

21  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00083

That Paul Munro of Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL), remain after the public have been excluded for Item 32 of the public excluded agenda as he has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That Paul Munro of CCHL, , Peter Davie of Lyttelton Port Company (LPC), , Tom Hooper of Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC), Steven Perdia of CDC, Vic Allen of Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism and Caroline Blanchfield of CDC remain after the public have been excluded for Item 33 of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That Paul Munro of CCHL, Rob Hall of Development Christchurch Limited (DCL),  James Stewart of DCL, Steve Clark of DCL, Fiona Mules of DCL, Darren Wright of DCL, Matt Russell of DCL and Peter Houghton of DCL remain after the public have been excluded for Items 34, 35, 36 and 37 of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That Markus Benter-Lynch from Coffey remain after the public have been excluded for Item 38 as he has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That at 12.08pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 170 to 171 of the agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                                 Carried

Councillor Johanson requested his vote against going into public excluded to consider item 39 Lancaster Park Demolition Options of the public excluded agenda be recorded.

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.10pm and reconvened in public excluded session at 12.55pm.

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 5.06pm.

    

Meeting concluded at 5.06pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 2nd DAY OF MAY 2017

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson