Housing Subcommittee

open minutes



Date:                                     Monday 11 December 2017

Time:                                    11.04 am

Venue:                                 Committee Room 1, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch






Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Vicki Buck

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson



11 December 2017




Principal Advisor

Lester Wolfreys

Head of Community Support, Governance & Partnerships


Elizabeth Hovell

Hearings Adviser

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Housing Subcommittee

11 December 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.   Election of a Chairperson


Election of a Chair


Committee Resolved HSTF/2017/00009

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Buck, seconded by Councillor Galloway that Councillor Clearwater be appointed Chairperson of the 11 December 2017 Housing Subcommittee meeting.

Councillor Buck/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                   Carried


 2.  Apologies

An apology for absence has been received for Councillor Livingstone and lateness from Councillor Johanson.


3.   Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of the need to be vigilant and to stand aside from decision making when a conflict arises between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.


4.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

That the minutes of the Housing Subcommittee meeting held on Friday, 10 November 2017 be confirmed. 

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Buck                                                                                            Carried


Councillor Johanson arrived 11.05am.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment. 


6.   Public Forum

No members of the public wished to present to the Subcommittee.     



7.   Presentation of Petitions

There were no petitions received.


8.   Verbal Update on Tiny Houses

Paul Cottam verbally updated the Subcommittee on Tiny Houses.


Staff are to provide a memo to the subcommittee after the meeting with the Tiny House group for the 2 February 2018 Housing Subcommittee meeting. 



9.   Verbal Update on a draft field trip schedule  

         Paul Cottam verbally updated the Subcommittee on the proposed field trips for next year.



10. Housing First Update       

         Paul Cottam verbally updated the Subcommittee.



11. Update on the Christchurch Housing Initiative

         Paul Cottam and Patricia Christie verbally updated the Subcommittee.





Meeting concluded at 12.17 pm.


CONFIRMED THIS 2 DAY OF February 2018.


Councillor Glenn Livingstone