Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 29 June 2017

Time:                                    12.37pm

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 June 2017

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

David Adamson

General Manager City Services

Tel: 941 8235

 

Samantha Kelly

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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samantha.kelly@ccc.govt.nz

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Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee

29 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/2017/00028

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 7 June 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                      Carried

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

4.1       Irinka Britnell (Linwood Village and Worcester Street Business/Community Survival and Revival Group and Avon City Backpackers), Mandy Heasley (Under the Red Veranda), Malcolm Middle and Mike Britnell presented a deputation regarding the staff advice on the petition requesting that the intersection of Worcester Street at Fitzgerald Avenue remain open to vehicular traffic in all four directions.

 

6.   Staff Advice Regarding the Petition Requesting the Intersection of Worcester Street at Fitzgerald Avenue Remain Open to Vehicular Traffic in all Four Directions

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

 

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00029

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.              Receive the information in this report.

2.              Acknowledges the submission of the petition and request staff to conduct a review of the effectiveness and impact of the intersection change in 12 months. Staff are also requested to consider opportunities to mitigate the impact of this project through improved way findings and signage and to work with the Community Board to facilitate the regeneration of the Linwood Village.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                   Carried

 

 

 

 

Sally Ann Buck (Community Board Chair) presented the Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board feedback regarding the Heathcote Expressway – Ferry Road Major Cycleway Route Options.

 

4.   Deputations by Appointment

 

4.2       The following presented deputations to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee on the Heathcote Expressway – Ferry Road Major Cycleway Route Options Report:

1.1          Carina Duke on behalf of the Blind Foundation

1.2          Ernest Tsao (Liberty Market)

1.3          Clare Simpson on behalf of the Automobile Association

1.4          Tony Carey

1.5          Ray Edwards on behalf of the Ferry Road business owners group

1.6          Dirk De Lu on behalf of Spokes

1.7          Robert Fleming

1.8          Dave Alexander

1.9          Charlotte Bebbington on behalf of herself and the action bicycle club

1.10       Steve Muir (Inner city east cycles)

1.11       Ian Wells

1.12       Celia Hogan

1.13       Francesca Bradley

 

The Committee adjourned at 2.55pm and reconvened at 3.05pm.

Councillor Galloway arrived at 3.06pm

 

1.14       Sonja Carpenter

1.15       Tapu Tuifuga

1.16       Mavis Mosely

1.17       Prisca Pieters (Strengthening Linwood Youth Trust)

1.18       Peter Clements

1.19       Stephen Hannen

1.20       Peter Griffioen

1.21       Tony Walter (Business Manager of Grace Vineyard Church)

1.22       David McGregor on behalf of the Grace Vineyard Church

1.23       David Fleming

1.24       David Lee

1.25       Brent Wylie

1.26       Rosalee Jenkin and Chris Stinson on behalf of Generation Zero

1.27       Axel Wilke

1.28       Les Sparrow

1.29       Wayne Hawker on behalf of the Phillipstown Community Centre (also Community Hub and Safety Panel)

5.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

 

Ernest Tsao from Liberty Market presented a petition as part of his deputation. The petition opposed the proposal to ban a right-turn (and U-turn) at the intersection of Fitzgerald Avenue (northbound) and Ferry Road.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4.26pm to reconvene at 8.00am on Monday 3 July 2017 in the Council Chambers.

 


 

The meeting reconvened at 8.07am on Monday 3 July 2017.

 

Apologies

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00030

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Cotter, seconded by Councillor Clearwater that the apology for lateness from Councillor Keown be accepted.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                            Carried

 

Councillor Keown arrived at 8.09am.

 

7.   MCR Heathcote Expressway - Ferry Road Options Report

 

Committee Comment

1.              The Committee considered the staff report, Community Board feedback and deputations received on the MCR Heathcote Expressway – Ferry Road Options.

2.              The Committee resolved to approve the Ferry Road and Wilsons Road as the route selection for the remaining part of the Heathcote Expressway Major Cycleway Route.

3.              The Committee considered a further set of ideas (option five) submitted by Ray Edwards. The Committee resolved, by way of amendment, to request that staff investigate the merits of these ideas and report back to the Committee in August 2017.

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Approve the Ferry Road and Wilsons Road as the route selection for the remaining part of the Heathcote Expressway.

2.         Approve that the Ferry Road and Wilsons Road Section of the Heathcote Expressway, (between 77 Ferry Road and 9 Charles Street), proceed to detailed design and construction as shown in attachment A – Ferry Road Preferred Option Plans.

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

4.         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/2017/00031

Part C

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

1.         Approve the Ferry Road and Wilsons Road as the route selection for the remaining part of the Heathcote Expressway.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                      Carried

Councillor Keown requested his vote against this be recorded.

 

 

 

 

 

Committee Resolved ITEC/2017/00032

That the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee:

2.         Instruct staff to investigate the merits of option 5, including any consultation requirements and report back to the August 2017 Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                    Carried

Councillors Templeton and Davidson requested their votes against this amendment be recorded.

Councillor Buck abstained from voting for this amendment.

 

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.23am

    

 

 

CONFIRMED THIS 26TH DAY OF JULY 2017

 

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Chairperson