Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 22 June 2017

Time:                                    9.34am

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

 

 

22 June 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

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Jo Daly

Council Secretary

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Council

22 June 2017

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 

Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00170

That the apology from Councillor Manji for lateness and the apology Councillor Galloway for early departure be accepted.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Councillor Davidson declared an interest in Item 25.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1         Grant Johnston, CEO and Clark Guo of Yike Bike gave a presentation regarding on the Yike Bike.

3.1.2         Mark Belton and Tim Preston spoke to the Council on the Cathedral Working Group report.

That the Council:

1.         Request that staff provide an urgent report on the Cathedral Working Group report.

 

Councillor Manji joined the meeting at 9.44am during item 3.1.2.

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

46. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00171

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 22 June 2017.

47.       Councillor-directors appointed to Transition Holdings Ltd

48.       Councillor-director Fees - Christchurch City Holdings Ltd

Councillor Cotter/Councillor East                                                                                                                          Carried


 

 

5.   Council and Committee Minutes

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00172

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 25 May 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 1 June 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 8 June 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee meeting held 24 May 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 7 June 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Finance and Performance Committee meeting held 31 May 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held 7 June 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Social and Community Development Committee meeting held 31 May 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Strategic Capability Committee meeting held 11 May 2017.

 

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

 

6.   Council Minutes - 1 June 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer item 5.

 

7.   Council Minutes - 8 June 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer item 5.

 

9.   Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee Minutes - 24 May 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

10. Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes - 7 June 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

15. Finance and Performance Committee Minutes - 31 May 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

17. Regulatory Performance Committee Minutes - 7 June 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

23. Social and Community Development Committee Minutes - 31 May 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

24. Strategic Capability Committee Minutes - 11 May 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 


 

 

Report from Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee - 24 May 2017

8.   Enliven Places Projects Fund - Grant Approval - Resourceful Ōtautahi

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00173

That the Council:

1.         Approves a grant of $29,523 from the Enliven Places Projects Fund to contribute toward the operational and capital costs of Resourceful Ōtautahi Outdoor Craft Workshop green woodworking school in Christchurch.

Councillor Buck/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                  Carried

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 31 May 2017

11. Maintenance Levels - Road Maintenance, Land Drainage, Water and Waste Water Maintenance Status Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00174

That the Council:

1.         Receives the information in the Report.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                      Carried

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 31 May 2017

12. Parks Maintenance Status Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00175

That the Council:

1.       Receives the information in the report.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 


 

 

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 31 May 2017

13. Tuam Limited - Dividend payment

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00176

That the Council:

1.         Note that the future need to retain Tuam Limited as a separate legal entity is still being determined.

2.         Approves the payment of a cash dividend of $814,374 to the Council on 28 June 2017. Noting that:

a.         this dividend is considered a major transaction under section 129 of the Companies Act 1993 which requires shareholder approval.

3.         Delegates to the Chief Executive and the General Manager Finance and Commercial the authority to sign the shareholder resolution approving the dividend on behalf of the Council.

Councillor Manji/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                           Carried

 

 

Report from Regulatory Performance Committee - 7 June 2017

16. Temporary Alcohol Ban in Riccarton Racecourse Area on New Zealand Cup Day 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00177

That the Council:

1.         Resolves it is satisfied that:

a.         There is evidence that the area to which the Alcohol Restrictions in Public Places Bylaw 2009 (the Bylaw) applies has experienced a high level of crime or disorder and that this can be shown to have been caused, or made worse, by alcohol consumption in the area; and

b.         The Bylaw, as applied by the resolution:

i.          is appropriate and proportionate in the light of the evidence; and

ii.         can be justified as a reasonable limitation on people’s rights and freedoms.

2.         Resolve to impose a temporary alcohol ban in the area of the Riccarton Racecourse, namely:  both sides of the streets being Yaldhurst Road to Middlepark Road; Epsom Road to Racecourse Road; Buchanans Road to Masham Road to Yaldhurst Road (see Attachment A – map) from 7am to 12 midnight on 18 November 2017 (New Zealand Cup Day).

3.         Request that a Public Notice be placed in the newspaper and signage be provided in key public places covered by the alcohol ban.

Councillor East/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                            Carried

 

Report from Social and Community Development Committee - 31 May 2017

18. CCC Smokefree 2025 Action Plan

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00178

That the Council:

1.            Supports the national goal of a Smokefree New Zealand 2025.

2.         Agrees to the proposed Council Smokefree 2025 Action Plan.

3.         Notes that the Council will implement the Smokefree 2025 Action Plan in partnership with Community and Public Health (Canterbury District Health Board) and the Cancer Society.

4.         Notes that staff will provide the Social and Community Development Committee with annual progress reports on the implementation of the Smokefree 2025 Action Plan. 

5.         Requests staff to give consideration to a campaign to address the disposal of cigarette butts in public places, in support of environmental health, and to report back to the Social and Community Development Committee.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                  Carried

 

Councillor Gough was absent from the meeting from 10.37am to 10.43am.

 

Report from Social and Community Development Committee - 31 May 2017

19. Draft Healthy Food Action Plan

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00179

That the Council:

1.         Adopt the Healthy Food Action Plan 2017.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                            Carried

 

 


 

Report from Social and Community Development Committee - 31 May 2017

20. Approval for a Conservation Covenant Consent for 53 Gloucester Street, Christchurch

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00180

That the Council:

1.         Approve a Conservation Covenant Consent for the repair and upgrade works to 53 Gloucester Street, Christchurch and covered by RMA/2017/407, subject to the following condition:

a.      That a full photographic record be made of each of the fireplaces before deconstruction commences.  Photographs should be labelled with location, date and photographer’s name, and submitted with a plan showing photograph locations.  These should be submitted to the Christchurch City Council’s Heritage Team on a computer memory stick, or electronically by either email or via the website: https://wetransfer.com/ to heritage@ccc.govt.nz

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                  Carried

 

Report from Social and Community Development Committee - 31 May 2017

21. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for part of the Duncan's Building, 143-157 High Street, Christchurch

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00181

That Council:

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive grant of up to $362,675 for conservation and maintenance work for the protected heritage building located at 143-157 High Street, Christchurch.

2.         Note that payment of this grant is subject to the applicants entering a full conservation covenant with the signed covenant having the Council seal affixed prior to registration against the property titles.

3.         Request staff investigate the Heritage Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme (EQUIP) initiative and whether this project would qualify for funding.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 


 

 

Report from Social and Community Development Committee - 31 May 2017

22. Naming Botanic Gardens Herbarium the Lawrie Metcalf Herbarium

 

The Mayor acknowledged members of Lawrie Metcalf present and presented a biography of Lawrence James Metcalf.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00182

That the Council:

1.         Approve that the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Herbarium be named “The Lawrie Metcalf Herbarium”.

Mayor/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.15am and resumed at 11.40am.

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 11.15am.

 

25. Taylors Mistake Baches Working Party

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00183

That the Council:

1.         Resolve to establish a working party:

a.         To recommend to the Council, as land owner, whether to authorise, or on what terms to authorise, baches to continue to occupy Council land at Taylors Mistake, Boulders Bay and Maori Garden; and

b.         Comprising Councillor Templeton as Chairperson, Deputy Mayor Turner, Councillor East and Councillor Johanson and a representative each from the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board and the Banks Peninsula Community Board; and

c.         Direct the working party to meet and undertake the investigations necessary in order for the working party to report back to Council by 30 September 2017.

Councillor Buck/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                           Carried

Councillor Davidson took no part in discussion or voting on this item.

 

26. Remuneration Authority Local Government Review Consultation Document - Draft Council Comment

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00184

That the Council:

1.         Adopt the draft comment as amended for submission to the Remuneration Authority and delegate to the Mayor and Councillor Templeton authority to approve the final version.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 


 

 

47. Councillor-directors appointed to Transition Holdings Ltd

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00185

That the Council:

1.         Approves, with effect from 8 June 2017, the term of the appointment of the Deputy Mayor and Councillor Scandrett as directors of Transition Holdings Ltd being extended to 31 December 2017 or the annual general meeting of the Company, whichever occurs first.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Buck                                                                                                                        Carried

 

48. Councillor-director Fees - Christchurch City Holdings Ltd

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00186

That the Council resolves that it:

1.         Directs Christchurch City Holdings Ltd to donate to Imagination Station and the Mayor’s Welfare Fund in equal parts the fees that would otherwise be payable to the Councillor-directors of the Company for the year ended 30 June 2017.

2.         Notes the Council’s intention that in July 2017 it will consider a new policy for the appointment and remuneration of directors of Council Organisations, including directions in respect of fees payable to councillor-directors.

Councillor Manji/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                             Carried

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

 

 

Report from Finance and Performance Committee - 31 May 2017

14. Development Christchurch Limited - Update Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00187

That the Council:

1.         Receives the information in the update report from Development Christchurch Limited.

Councillor Manji/Councillor East                                                                                                                           Carried

 

 


 

 

27. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2017/00188

That Rob Hall from Development Christchurch Limited remain after the public have been excluded for item 37:  Development Christchurch Limited – May Update Report of the public excluded agenda as he has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That Paul Munro and Leah Scales from Christchurch City Holdings Limited remain after the public have been excluded for item 39:  Council Controlled Organisations – 31 March 2017 Performance Report of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That Paul Munro and Leah Scales from Christchurch City Holdings Limited, Malcolm Morrison and Tessa McGregor from Morrison-Low and Onno Mulder and Hugh Martyn from City Care remain after the public have been excluded for item 43:  Report from Christchurch City Holdings Limited of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That Brent King and Catherine Tait from Marsh Limited remain after the public have been excluded for item 44:  2017/18 Insurance Renewal of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

That at 12.18pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 310 to 314 of the agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.18pm and reconvened at 12.21 in public excluded session.

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 3.14pm.

    

Meeting concluded at 3.14pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 27TH DAY OF JULY 2017

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson