Social and Community Development Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Wednesday 1 March 2017

Time:                                    1.04pm

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

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

1 March 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

General Manager Customer & Community

Tel: 941 8999

 

Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

liz.ryley@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Social and Community Development Committee

01 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 – Nil.

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

As this was the first meeting of the Social and Community Development Committee, there were no previous minutes to confirm.

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Martin Witt, Cancer Society and Heather Kimber, Canterbury District Health Board spoke regarding progress of Smokefree Canterbury’s Voluntary Smokefree Outdoor Dining Trial, where it began, initial response to the project and how it fits in with the Christchurch City Council’s support for Smokefree 2025.

             The Committee thanked Martin Witt and Heather Kimber for the deputation.

 

4.2       Claudia Reid spoke to the Committee on issues relating to Hagley Park.

             The Committee thanked Claudia Reid for her deputation.

 

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

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

 

Committee Comment

Dr Ian Lochhead of the Ngaio Marsh House and Heritage Trust was invited to the table to respond to any queries raised by the Councillors.  He invited Councillors to visit the house either on their own or as a group.

 

Committee Decided SOC/2017/00001

Joint Staff and Committee Recommendation

Part A

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.         Note that the property is the subject of a conservation covenant and this report seeks covenant consent from Council for the works outlined below which are the subject of this grant application.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                        Carried

 

7.   Multicultural Subcommittee Terms of Reference

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

2.         Adopts the Terms of Reference for the Multicultural Subcommittee, as described in Attachment A.

3.         Notes that Council staff will work with the Chair of the Subcommittee to carry out its responsibilities and activities as per the Terms of Reference.

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2017/00002

Part C

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Receives the information in this report.

2.         Adopts the Terms of Reference for the Multicultural Subcommittee, as described in Attachment A.

3.         Notes that Council staff will work with the Chair of the Subcommittee to carry out its responsibilities and activities as per the Terms of Reference.

4.         Appoints Councillor Livingstone to the Multicultural Subcommittee.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

8.   Botanic Gardens Spatial Plan

 

Committee Comment

Helen Kerr and Lisa Rimmer of Isthmus, Landscape Architects attended the meeting to outline the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Spatial Plan.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.         Endorse the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Spatial Plan.

 

 

Committee Decided SOC/2017/00003

Part A

That the Social and Community Development Committee:

1.            Endorse the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Spatial Plan.

2.            Recommend to Council that it approve the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Spatial Plan.

 

Councillor Chen/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                              Carried

Councillor Johanson requested his vote against the resolution be recorded.

            

    

Meeting concluded at 2.43pm

 

CONFIRMED THIS 5TH DAY OF APRIL 2017

 

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Chairperson