Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

Extraordinary Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 30 March 2017

Time:                                    9.02am

Venue:                                 Council Chambers, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

29 March 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

Tel: 941 8235

 

Samantha Kelly

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6227

samantha.kelly@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

30 March 2017

 

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

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

Councillor Buck arrived at 9.09am

3.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

3.1 The following presented deputations to the Committee on the Heathcote Expressway                 Major Cycleway Route and/or Rapanui Shag Rock Major Cycleway Route:

Heathcote Expressway:

1.1       Ray Edwards presented a deputation on behalf of himself and the following Ferry Road Property and Business Owners:

1.1.1     Dave Alexander

1.1.2     Brent Hodder

1.1.3     Craig Newberry

1.1.4     Tony Carey

1.1.5     Doug Pflaum

1.1.6     David Fleming

1.2          David McGregor on behalf of the Grace Vineyard Church

Heathcote Expressway and Rapanui Shag Rock:

1.3       Dirk De Lu on behalf of Spokes

1.4       Robert Fleming

1.5       Connie Christensen on behalf of Go Cycle Christchurch

1.6       Francesca Bradley on behalf of Generation Zero

Rapanui Shag Rock:

1.7       Bill Simpson on behalf of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Trust ‘The Trust’

 

 

4.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

5.   Rapanui Shag Rock Section 2 and 3 Recommended Option Report

 

Committee Comment

1.              Jake McKellan Deputy Chair of the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board presented feedback from Community Board Members and joined the table for the discussion of this item.

2.              The Committee considered the written submissions and deputations received on the Rapanui Shag Rock Section 2 and 3 Major Cycleway Rote.

3.              The Committee resolved  the staff recommendations with additional requests for staff.

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Approve that the Rapanui Shag Rock Sections 2 and 3 proceed to detailed design and construction as shown in the attachment A - Rapanui Shag Rock Preferred Option Scheme Plans.

2.         Approve the removal of the identified trees to allow the implementation of the proposed scheme.

3.         Recommend that the detailed traffic resolutions required for the implementation of the route are brought back to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee for approval at the end of the detailed design phase prior to onsite construction.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00013

Committee
Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Approve that the Rapanui Shag Rock Sections 2 and 3 proceed to detailed design and construction as shown in the attachment A - Rapanui Shag Rock Preferred Option Scheme Plans.

2.         Approve the removal of the identified trees to allow the implementation of the proposed scheme.

3.         Recommend that the detailed traffic resolutions required for the implementation of the route are brought back to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee for approval at the end of the detailed design phase prior to onsite construction.

4.         Recommend that staff investigate the feasibility of the reduction in speed on Humphreys Drive between Dyers Road and Tidal View.

5.         Notes that the Humphreys Road section has significant ecological issues and that staff will keep the Committee informed on the progress, design and stakeholder discussions.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.16am.

The meeting reconvened at 11.31am.

Councillor Galloway arrived at 11.35am.

 

6.   Heathcote Expressway Recommended Option Report

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee considered the written submissions and deputations received on the Heathcote Expressway Major Cycleway Rote.

2.              The Committee resolved  the staff recommendations with additional requests for staff.

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Approve the Heathcote Expressway Route alignment as shown in Attachment A – Heathcote Expressway Preferred Option Plans. 

2.         Approve that the Heathcote Expressway Route between Charles Street and Truscotts Road proceed to detailed design and construction as shown in Attachment A – Heathcote Expressway Preferred Option Plans. 

3.         Recommend that the decision relating to the Heathcote Expressway Cycle Route between the Ferry Road/Fitzgerald Intersection and Charles Street be bought back to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee at a future date.

4.         Approve the removal of the identified trees to allow for the implementation of the proposed scheme.

5.         Recommend that the detailed traffic resolutions required for the implementation of the route are brought back to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee for approval at the end of the detailed design phase prior to onsite construction.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00014

Committee

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Approve the Heathcote Expressway Route alignment as shown in Attachment A – Heathcote Expressway Preferred Option Plans. 

2.         Approve that the Heathcote Expressway Route between Charles Street and Truscotts Road proceed to detailed design and construction as shown in Attachment A – Heathcote Expressway Preferred Option Plans. 

3.         Recommend that the decision relating to the Heathcote Expressway Cycle Route between the Ferry Road/Fitzgerald Intersection and Charles Street be bought back to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee at a future date.

4.         Approve the removal of the identified trees to allow for the implementation of the proposed scheme.

5.         Recommend that the detailed traffic resolutions required for the implementation of the route are brought back to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee for approval at the end of the detailed design phase prior to onsite construction.

6.         Recommends that options for increasing the width of the cycleway on Cumnor Terrace are explored (including Cumnor Terrace being a one-way street).

7.         Notes that the capital cost for the bridge replacement at Richardson Terrace/Clarendon Terrace is to be considered during the LTP process.

8.         Asks for staff to prepare a report within the next six months to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee considering the need for secure cycle parking at trip generators and connections  with public transport.

9.         Requests staff extend the scope to Martindales Road, Truscotts Road and Station Road intersection as part of the detailed design

10.       Request staff feedback on communication strategy and “how to use” information at each ITE Committee meeting.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                   Carried

Councillor Keown and Davidson requested that their votes against this decision be recorded.

 

 

 

 

    

Meeting concluded at 12.35pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 12th DAY OF APRIL 2017

 

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Chairperson