Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 25 January 2018

Time:                                    9.32am

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 (attended by audio link)

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Raf Manji

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Deon Swiggs

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

25 January 2018

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 8554

 

Jo Daly

Council Secretary

941 8581

jo.daly@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Council

25 January 2018

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1   Flip Out Christchurch

Andrew Moss from Flip Out Christchurch presented to the Council on Flip Out Trampoline Arena in Bromley and flooding in the area.

The Council requested the flood related matters raised to be referred to the Land Drainage Working Group.

 

3.1.2   End of Life Choice Christchurch

Lindy Harwood from End of Life Choice Christchurch presented to the Council on End of Life Choice Bill and opportunities for areas suitable for information stalls in the city.

The Council requested that the Office of the Chief Executive respond to the matters raised regarding information stalls.

 

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

5.   Council Minutes - 20 December 2017

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00001

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 20 December 2017.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council Recess Committee meeting held 16 January 2018.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Health and Safety Committee meeting held 15 December 2017.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                           Carried

 

6.   Council Recess Committee Minutes - 16 January 2018

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

7.   Health and Safety Committee Minutes - 15 December 2017

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

16. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00002

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 25 January 2018.

17.       Below Ground Well Heads and Drinking Water Supply Status Update

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

8.   District Licensing Committee - update of Committee requirements

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00003

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the report and note the drafting error in decision CNCL/2017/200323 from the Council meeting of 23 November 2017.

2.         Rescind clause 5.c of Council decision CNCL/2017/00323 and replace it with the following:

5.c          Appoint and remove from each District Licensing Committee as required the two committee members from the Council’s list maintained under section 192. Such appointments and removals to be made relying on the Council’s powers under section 189 and 194 of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012, together with clause 31(1) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002.

5.d         When the District Licensing Committee Chairpersons’ Panel appoints membership to committees to conduct public hearings on opposed applications, one of the appointed members should be a list only member.

Councillor East/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 


 

9.   Appointment of a hearings panel for the Summit Road proposed prohibited times on road restrictions consultation.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00004

That the Council:

1.         Appoint a Hearings Panel to receive deputations, consider public submissions, and make a recommendation to the Council on the Summit Road proposed prohibited times on road restrictions consultation.

2.         Approve that the Hearings Panel comprise of Councillor David East (Chair), Deputy Mayor Turner, Councillor Scandrett and Community Board Members Melanie Coker, Ross McFarlane, Darrell Latham and Christine Wilson.

a.         That the Community Boards have the ability to substitute another member should the nominated representative not be available on the date set aside for hearings. Noting that Community Board representative needs to be consistent across all hearing and deliberation meetings.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                            Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 9.53am and reconvened at 10.01am.

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.35am during consideration of item 17 and reconvened at 11.50am.

 

17. Below Ground Well Heads and Drinking Water Supply Status Update

 

Dr Alistair Humphrey, Canterbury Medical Officer of Health joined the meeting for consideration of this item.

 

The Council was advised of an error in the report, page 15 of the supplementary agenda, paragraph 7.8 should read:

             “Maintenance/ongoing costs: $270,000 made up of $210,000 for well head maintenance and $60,000 for increased water quality monitoring.”

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00005

That the Council:

3.         Approve the installation of temporary chlorination for up to 12 months at all 56 pump station sites within the Christchurch City Water and Brooklands/Kainga water supplies at a capital cost of $600,000 and an operating cost of $20,000 per month, until the Drinking Water Assessor and Medical Officer of Health agree that temporary chlorination can cease.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

Councillor Davidson, Councillor Keown and Councillor Templeton requested their votes against resolution 3 be recorded.

 

Council Resolved Substantive Motion CNCL/2018/00006

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the Below Ground Well Heads and Drinking Water Supply Status Update report.

2.         Approve and accelerate the programme of improving the security of below ground well heads at a cost of $840,000 made up of $630,000 capital expenditure and $210,000 operating expenditure.

3.         Approve the installation of temporary chlorination for up to 12 months at all 56 pump station sites within the Christchurch City Water and Brooklands/Kainga water supplies at a capital cost of $600,000 and an operating cost of $20,000 per month, until the Drinking Water Assessor and Medical Officer of Health agree that temporary chlorination can cease.

4.         Request staff report to the Infrastructure Transport and Environment (ITE) Committee as follows, to be reported on to the Council including any recommendations:

i.          as soon as possible with an update on the cost of undertaking further improvements to all below ground well heads recommended by Beca to comply with the latest round of well head security assessments.

ii.         on monthly progress with implementing the well head improvement works.

iii.        with the draft Water Safety Plan for approval when completed.

iv.        with a review of the inspection regime for the monitoring and assessment of below ground well heads undertaken prior to June 2017 and since.

5.         Inform the community about the status of Christchurch’s water supply and any decision on temporary chlorination. Coordinate with the Medical Officer of Health to ensure the community is suitably informed regarding the implications of any decision.

6.         Note that the capital budget required can be found from savings elsewhere in the Three Waters & Waste Unit’s capital programme and that Council staff will work to prioritise expenditure in order to seek to offset the additional unbudgeted operating costs required to implement the recommendations.

7.         Resolves that long-term the Council wants to retain its unchlorinated drinking water system. Accordingly the Council opposes any Government imposed mandatory permanent chlorination. 

8.         Notes resolution 7. deals with the Infrastructure Transport and Environment Committee recommendation to the Council meeting of 20 December 2017, which was left to lie on the table to be referred to the Council meeting of 22 February 2018.

9.         Ask the Chief Executive to undertake an overarching independent external review of this matter so that the Council can provide assurance for the future of our unchlorinated water supply, and report back to the Council.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

Councillor Davidson, Councillor Keown and Councillor Templeton requested their votes against resolution 3 be recorded.

 

 

 


 

10. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00008

That Jeremy Smith, Chair of Christchurch City Holdings Limited, Paul Munro, Chief Executive Christchurch City Holdings Limited and Therese Arseneau, Chair of Christchurch NZ Limited be permitted to remain after the public have been excluded for Item 15: ChristchurchNZ Holdings Ltd – Review of size and composition of the Board as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That at 12.46pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 37 to 38 of the agenda and page 16 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.46pm and reconvened at 2.01pm in public excluded session.

 

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 2.34pm.

 

    

Meeting concluded at 2.34pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 22nd DAY OF FEBRUARY 2018

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson