Banks Peninsula Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Monday 30 October 2017

Time:                                    1:04pm

Venue:                                 Akaroa Sports Complex, Akaroa Recreation Ground,
28 Rue Jolie, Akaroa

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Christine Wilson

Pam Richardson

Felix Dawson

Janis Haley

John McLister

Jed O'Donoghue

Tori Peden

Andrew Turner

 

 

27 October 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Joan Blatchford

Manager Community Governance, Banks Peninsula/Lyttelton

941 5643

joan.blatchford@ccc.govt.nz

 

Penelope Goldstone

Manager Community Governance, Banks Peninsula/Akaroa

941 5689

Penelope.Goldstone@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/Council/meetingminutes/agendas/index

 


Banks Peninsula Community Board

30 October 2017

 

Part A        Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B         Reports for Information

Part C         Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

Mihi/Karakia Timatanga: John McLister

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

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00136

Community Board Decision

That the minutes of the Banks Peninsula Community Board meeting held on 9 October 2017 be confirmed subject to the following amendments:

Item 4.1         Amendment to correct name:

                         “Fiona Nicol, Mac Burch and Janet Reeves…”
                         “The Board received this information and thanked Fiona, Mac, and Janet for their                                                    attendance.”

Pam Richardson/Tori Peden                                                                                                                                   Carried

4.   Public Forum

Part B

4.1       Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust

Part B

Suky Thompson, Manager for the Rod Donald Banks Peninsula Trust, provided an update on the Trust’s activities across the Peninsula.  

The Trust is seeking:

1.       Support from the Board for the Trust’s Long Term Plan Projects

2.       For the Board to participate in a seminar with the Walking Access Commission on 11 December 2017.

3.       Support for Council policy development through reserve management and the Natural Places Public Spaces plan and appropriate pedestrian safety.

The Board thanked Suky for her presentation.

 

4.2       Kathleen Reid

Part B

Kathleen Reid spoke to the Board to request consideration for a drinking water tap to be installed in Akaroa for people to fill plastic water bottles, if possible using non-chlorinated water.

The Board agreed to request that staff investigate and report back to the Board on what drinking fountains are already in Akaroa and the feasibility of upgrading any of them to provide a tap that will supply drinking water.

The Board thanked Kathleen for her presentation.

 

4.3       Jan Cook

Part B

Jan Cook spoke to the Board about the Banks Peninsula Public Toilet Assessment report, specifically regarding issues concerning disposal capacity within rural areas, reliant on septic tanks.

The Board agreed to request that staff provide an update on the current status of the Banks Peninsula Public Toilet Assessment report and what is intended from its findings.


The Board thanked Jan for her presentation.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

5.1       Akaroa Yacht Club – Dr Howard Wilson

Part B

Howard Wilson spoke to the Board regarding freedom campers in Akaroa, on behalf of the Akaroa Yacht Club and the Akaroa Lighthouse Society.  He referred to specific problems that were occurring in the vicinity of the Club and the Lighthouse, including health and safety issues from people fouling and littering the area, concerns about security of local buildings and impacts on the narrow roads.

The Board agreed to ask staff for information on the process for any review of the Freedom Camping Bylaw.

The Board thanked Howard for his presentation and undertook to also follow up on these issues with Council compliance/enforcement staff.

 

5.2       Rosie Davidson

Part B

Rosie Davidson spoke to the Board regarding the encroachments from structures on the Akaroa Wharf  and asked when steps would be taken to remove those structures.

The Board noted that staff would be providing a public excluded briefing to the Board on this issue and the reasons for the public exclusion were outlined. 

The Board thanked Rosie for her presentation.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.  

16  Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00137

Part C

That at 2:02 pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on page 58 of the agenda be adopted

Christine Wilson/Jed O'Donoghue                                                                                                                         Carried

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 2:32pm.

7.   Correspondence

         Board Consideration

         The Board considered the suggestion to install a sink and bench at the Akaroa Recreation Ground for use by freedom campers but agreed that this would be contrary to previous decisions of the Board that non self-contained campers be prohibited from camping in public places.

 

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the correspondence report from the Cass Bay Reserves Management Committee dated 30 October 2017.

2.         Request that the Cass Bay Reserves Management Committee, staff and the Board liaison have a site meeting to identify any ongoing drainage issues.

3.         Request that staff provide advice on the request from the Cass Bay Reserves Management Committee for the Regional Parks Team to have responsibility and appropriate funding for maintenance of the section of the Head to Head Walkway from Corsair Bay to Pony Point and, if appropriate, how that request can be actioned.

4.         Receive the information in the correspondence report from Laurice Bradford dated 30 October 2017.

5.         Consider the suggestion from Laurice Bradford that a sink and bench be installed at the Akaroa Recreation Ground toilets for use by campers.

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00138

Part B

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the correspondence report from the Cass Bay Reserves Management Committee dated 30 October 2017.

2.         Request that the Cass Bay Reserves Management Committee, staff and the Board liaison have a site meeting to identify any ongoing drainage issues.

3.         Request that staff provide advice on the request from the Cass Bay Reserves Management Committee for the Regional Parks Team to have responsibility and appropriate funding for maintenance of the section of the Head to Head Walkway from Corsair Bay to Pony Point and, if appropriate, how that request can be actioned.

4.         Receive the information in the correspondence report from Laurice Bradford dated 30 October 2017.

Christine Wilson/Jed O'Donoghue                                                                                                                       Carried

 

7.1       Akaroa Recreation Ground Toilets

Part B

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Requests that staff be asked to arrange minor maintenance to address the issues in the correponence from Laurice Bradford regarding the Akaroa Recreation Ground Toilets.

2.         That the Board consider the future of the toilets when it considers its submission to the Long Term Plan.

 

8.   Reserve Management Committee

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00139

Staff recommendations accepted without change

Part B

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.       Receive the minutes of the following Reserve Management Committee meetings:

-          Duvauchelle Reserve Management Committee – 18 September 2017

-          Allandale Reserve Management Committee Minutes - 20 September 2017

2.       Acknowledge the death of Tony Rodgers of the Le Bons Bay Reserve Management Committee.

Pam Richardson/Andrew Turner                                                                                                                          Carried

 

9.   Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee 28 June 2017 Minutes

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00140

Staff recommendations accepted without change

Part B

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Receive the minutes from the meeting of the Akaroa Museum Advisory Committee held on 31 August 2017.

Pam Richardson/Janis Haley                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

10. Akaroa Treated Wastewater Disposal Options

 

Mike Bourke, Senior Technician for Waste Water and Planning, briefed the Board on the Akaroa Wastewater Disposal Options project.

The Board thanked Mike for his briefing.

 

11. Compliance Issues

 

Richard Neale did not attend as scheduled to brief the Board on compliance matters. He expects to be able to brief the Board at its next meeting.

 

12. Akaroa Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility Improvements

 

Staff Recommendations 

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

At Rue Lavaud / Rue Viard

1.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the north side of Rue Viard, commencing at its intersection with Rue Lavaud and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 22.5 metres.

 

2.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the south side of Rue Viard, commencing at its intersection with Rue Lavaud and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 27.5 metres.

 

3.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Viard and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 14 metres.

 

4.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Viard and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 19.5 metres.

5.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at a point 190 metres south of its intersection with Woodills Road and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 37.5 metres.

 

6.    Approve that any existing traffic controls on Rue Viard at its intersection with Rue Lavaud be revoked.

 

7.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the north side of Rue Viard, commencing at its intersection with Rue Lavaud and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 22.5 metres.

 

8.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the south side of Rue Viard, commencing at its intersection with Rue Lavaud and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 27.5 metres.

 

9.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Viard and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 14 metres.

 

10.  Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Viard and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 19.5 metres.

 

11.  Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at a point 190 metres south of its intersection with Woodills Road and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 37.5 metres.

 

12.  Approve the installation of a Stop control on Rue Viard at its intersection with Rue Lavaud.

 

13.  Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Viard as detailed in Attachment A, including kerb alignments and line markings.

 

At Rue Brittan / Rue Lavaud

1.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Brittan and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 24 metres.

 

2.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Brittan and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 24 metres.

 

3.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Brittan as detailed in Attachment A, including surface treatments and line markings.

At Rue Lavaud / Rue Croix

1.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Croix and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 6 metres.

 

2.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Croix and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 6 metres.

 

3.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Croix and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 6 metres.

 

4.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Croix and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 6 metres.

 

5.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Croix as detailed in Attachment A, including line markings.

At Rue Lavaud / Rue Balguerie

1.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Balguerie and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 6.4 metres.

 

2.    Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Balguerie and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 7 metres.

 

3.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Balguerie and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 6.4 metres.

 

4.    Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the east side of Rue Lavaud commencing at its intersection with Rue Balguerie and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 7 metres.

 

5.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Balguerie as detailed in Attachment A, including line markings.

At Beach Road / Rue Jolie

1.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Beach Road with Rue Jolie as detailed in Attachment A.

At Beach Road / Church Street

1.   Approve the general layout for the intersection of Beach Road with Church Street as detailed in Attachment A, including line markings.

At Rue Jolie

1.   Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the west side of Rue Jolie commencing at its intersection with Beach Road and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 98 metres.

2.   Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Rue Jolie commencing at its intersection with Beach Road and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 98 metres.

3.   Approve the general layout of Rue Jolie in the vicinity of the zebra crossing outside 104b Rue Jolie as detailed in Attachment A.

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00141

Part C

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

At Rue Lavaud / Rue Viard

1.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Viard as detailed in Attachment A, including kerb alignments and line markings and with white tactile pavers.

At Rue Brittan / Rue Lavaud

2.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Brittan as detailed in Attachment A, including surface treatments and line markings and with white tactile pavers

At Rue Lavaud / Rue Croix

3.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Croix as detailed in Attachment A, including line markings and with white tactile pavers.

At Rue Lavaud / Rue Balguerie

4.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Rue Lavaud with Rue Balguerie as detailed in Attachment A, including line markings.

At Beach Road / Rue Jolie

5.    Approve the general layout for the intersection of Beach Road with Rue Jolie as detailed in Attachment A and with white tactile pavers.

At Beach Road / Church Street

6.   Approve the general layout for the intersection of Beach Road with Church Street as detailed in Attachment A, including line markings with white tactile pavers.

At Rue Jolie

7.   Revoke all existing parking and stopping restrictions on the west side of Rue Jolie commencing at its intersection with Beach Road and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 98 metres.

8.   Approve that the stopping of vehicles be prohibited at any time on the west side of Rue Jolie commencing at its intersection with Beach Road and extending in a southerly direction for a distance of 98 metres.

9.   Approve the general layout of Rue Jolie in the vicinity of the zebra crossing outside 104b Rue Jolie as detailed in Attachment A.

Pam Richardson/Tori Peden                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 3:58pm and reconvened at 4:06pm.

 

13. Akaroa Treated Wastewater Reuse Options Working Party

 

Staff Recommendations

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Agree to reconvene the Akaroa Treated Wastewater Reuse Options Working Party.

2.         Adopt amended Terms of Reference for the Akaroa Treated Wastewater Reuse Options Working Party (as attached) as at 30 October 2017.

3.         Request that staff arrange replacements as appropriate for any vacancies on the Working Party that require filling.

 

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00142

Part C

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Agree to reconvene the Akaroa Treated Wastewater Reuse Options Working Party.

2.         Adopt amended Terms of Reference for the Akaroa Treated Wastewater Reuse Options Working Party (as attached) as at 30 October 2017 with the following amendments:

·         Meeting Schedule: Remove specified meeting locations

·         The inclusion of a landowner from Red Cliff Point

3.         Request that staff arrange replacements as appropriate for any vacancies on the Working Party that require filling.

Pam Richardson/Christine Wilson                                                                                                                        Carried

 

 

14. Banks Peninsula Youth Development Report 30 October 2017

 

Community Board Resolved BKCB/2017/00143

Staff recommendations accepted without change

Part C

That the Banks Peninsula Community Board:

1.         Approves a grant of $150 from its 2017/18 Discretionary Response Fund to Laura Simone Anderson towards the Spirit of Adventure 10 Day Development Course.

Christine Wilson/Jed O'Donoghue                                                                                                                       Carried

15. Elected Members’ Information Exchange

Part B

The Board received and noted information from members

            

15.1    Akaroa Wharf Upgrade

The Board requested an update on the pre-engagement process for the upgrade of the Akaroa Wharf after it was reported that user groups from the wharf had been making enquiries as to when this would occur.

 

15.2    Norwich Quay Pedestrian Crossing

The Board requested an update from the New Zealand Transport Agency regarding the pedestrian crossing on Norwich Quay, which users had reported was not allowing enough time for pedestrians to cross before allowing traffic to move.

 

 

 

 

 

15.3    French Farm Toilets

The Board requested an update on the future of the French Farm toilets, which were still currently serviced through two port-a-loos.

            

15.4    Customer Service Requests

The Board requested an update on when the new, improved Customer Service Request (CSR) system would be in place after hearing that many people reported problems with the current system.

            

15.5    Banks Peninsula Metalled Roads

The Board agreed to forward information from a local transport operator to staff, after hearing that the lack of metal on shingle roads was causing trucks to slip and was considered to be a health and safety issue.

            

15.6    Norman Kirk Memorial Pool - Signage

The Board decided to request that staff arrange to have the name “Norman Kirk Memorial” included in signage for the upgraded pool facility.

            

15.7    Canterbury Street Cemetery

The Board requested that staff urgently investigate access to the new area in the Canterbury Street Cemetery after hearing that people have been slipping over because there were no steps.

            

15.8    Akaroa Beach - Shower

The Board asked if a beach shower could be installed in Akaroa, as was the situation with many other tourist beaches around New Zealand and the World.

            

15.9    Walkway - Legal Status

The Board requested that staff investigate the legal status of the walkway between Rue Noyer and Walnut Place in Akaroa to ascertain if the Council should be maintaining the surface after it was reported that there were stormwater issues causing problems.

 

15.10  Little River Electric Car Charing Stations

The Board requested a briefing from staff regarding the electric car charging station in Little River, after the Board was told of problems with people not being able to access the slow charger because of other vehicles blocking access.

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.11  Overgrown Vegetation - Diamond Harbour

The Board requested that staff be asked to inspect the footpaths in the Hunters Road to Marine Drive area of Diamond Harbour after Board members reported that there were multiple sites where vegetation was blocking/obstructing the pathway.

            

15.12  Paradise Beach - Toilet

The Board requested an update on whether a toilet was going to be installed at Paradise Beach for the summer months as has been the situation in previous years.

            

15.13  Governors Bay Hall - Noticeboard

The Board requested that staff investigate what had happened to the noticeboard from the Governors Bay Hall after it was reported that it had been removed.

            

 

Andrew Turner left the meeting at 4:28pm.

 

 

Meeting concluded at 5:07pm.

CONFIRMED THIS 13th DAY OF NOVEMBER 2017

 

Christine Wilson

Chairperson