Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Wednesday 7 June 2017

Time:                                    1.04pm

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

 

 

6 June 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

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
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Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

07 June 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.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00019

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

15. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00020

That the reports be received and considered at the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting on Wednesday, 7 June 2017.

Open Items

16.       Petition: Intersection of Worcester Street at Fitzgerald Avenue remain open to vehicular traffic in all four directions

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                   Carried

 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 29 May 2017

16. Petition: Intersection of Worcester Street at Fitzgerald Avenue remain open to vehicular traffic in all four directions

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee received the petition and requested further advice from staff.

 

Community Board Recommendation

That the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board:

1.         Refers the issues raised about the petition to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee for their consideration.

2.         Thanks Mr and Mrs Britnell for their petition presentation.

 

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00021

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.              Receive the petition and request further information from staff.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                   Carried

 

 

 

6.   Briefing by Green Fuels NZ Limited - Heather Locke

 

Committee Comment

The Committee received a briefing from Heather Locke and Martin Johnson from Green Fuels NZ Limited regarding the manufacturing of biodiesel and solutions to reduce carbon emissions.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00022

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.              Request a memorandum from staff regarding the use of biodiesel and guidance on crafting a letter to Central Government requesting that they revisit the biodiesel subsidy.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                           Carried

 

 

7.   Briefing by Glen Koorey

 

Committee Comment

The Committee received a briefing from Glen Koorey regarding lower speed limits around Christchurch.

 

8.   Proposed Christchurch City Biodiversity Fund

 

Committee Comment

The Committee accepted the staff recommendation without change.

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

2.         Approve the establishment of a Christchurch Biodiversity Fund to provide financial assistance to landowners to maintain and enhance indigenous biodiversity, subject to:

a.         The Council approving grant funding of $200, 000 per annum to the proposed Christchurch Biodiversity Fund, which will be considered for allocation in the 2017/18 draft Annual Plan.

3.         Notes that future grant funding be considered for inclusion in the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan.

4.         Delegate authority to the General Manager Strategy and Transformation to approve the allocation of $80,000 to support landowners in the Sites of Ecological Significance (SES) programme for 2016/17 financial year.

5.         Delegate authority to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee to consider and approve applications to the Christchurch Biodiversity Fund.

 

Committee Decided ITEC/2017/00023

Part A

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

2.         Approve the establishment of a Christchurch Biodiversity Fund to provide financial assistance to landowners to maintain and enhance indigenous biodiversity, subject to:

a.         The Council approving grant funding of $200, 000 per annum to the proposed Christchurch Biodiversity Fund, which will be considered for allocation in the 2017/18 draft Annual Plan.

3.         Notes that future grant funding be considered for inclusion in the 2018-2028 Long Term Plan.

4.         Delegate authority to the General Manager Strategy and Transformation to approve the allocation of $80,000 to support landowners in the Sites of Ecological Significance (SES) programme for 2016/17 financial year.

5.         Delegate authority to the Council to consider and approve applications to the Christchurch Biodiversity Fund.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                   Carried

 

9.   Update on Compliance with Drinking Water Standards - Northwest Christchurch

 

Committee Comment

The Committee received the information provided in the report and requested further information from staff.

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Take note of the information provided in this report, including the revised timeframes for the completion of the Northwest Christchurch well drilling programme.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00024

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Take note of the information provided in this report, including the revised timeframes for the completion of the Northwest Christchurch well drilling programme.

2.         Request staff to write to ECan asking for information on quarry compliance in the Christchurch City Council drinking water catchment areas.

3.         Request for staff to circulate the structure of joint working groups from the Mayors Forum downwards, with an expectation of an update through the Mayor’s report.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                    Carried

 

 

Councillor Galloway left the meeting at 2.32pm.

Councillor Galloway returned to the meeting at 2.34pm.

 

10. Key Findings of the Havelock North Inquiry Stage 1 Report in the Christchurch Context

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Take note of the information provided in this report.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00025

Part B

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Take note of the information provided in this report.

Councillor Davidson/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                          Carried

 


 

 

11. ITE Report 3 Waters and Waste - April 2017

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Receive the information in the 3 waters and waste April 2017 report attached.

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00026

Part B

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.              Receive the information in the 3 waters and waste April 2017 report attached.

2.             Notes that the Committee will receive further information on the private laterals and gully traps programme.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

 

12  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00027

Part C

That at 2.57pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 370 to 371 of the agenda be adopted.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                         Carried

 

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

 

    

Meeting concluded at 3.14pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 29TH DAY OF JUNE 2017.

 

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Chairperson