Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

Open Minutes



Date:                                     Wednesday 31 January 2018

Time:                                    1.33pm

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





Deputy Chairperson


Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown – arrived at 1.36pm

Councillor Tim Scandrett



29 January 2018




Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

General Manager Citizen & Community

Tel: 941 8999


Liz Ryley

Committee Advisor

941 8153

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Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

31 January 2018


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 SOC/2018/00001

Committee Decision

That the minutes of the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 be confirmed.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

4.   Public Forum

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

5.1       Historic Places Canterbury

             Mark Gerrard spoke on behalf of Historic Places Canterbury regarding Council owned heritage buildings.  The Social, Community Development and Housing Committee thanked Mark for the deputation.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.



7.   Community Resilience Planning Programme


Committee Comment

1.              Emma Hunt introduced Rob Orchard to the Committee, newly appointed Head of Civil Defence and Emergency Management.  Emma spoke to her report and a supporting power point display.


Committee Resolved SOC/2018/00002

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee:

1.   Receive the information in the Community Resilience Planning Programme report.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                 Carried



8     Resolution to Exclude the Public


Committee Resolved SOC/2018/00003

Part C

That at 2.14pm the resolution to exclude the public in relation to Item 10 New Zealand Track and Field Championships, set out on pages 20 to 22 of the agenda, be adopted.

That Linda Falswasser, Richard Attwood and Gemma Clarke of ChristchurchNZ, remain at the meeting after the public has been excluded.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                        Carried


Part C Recommendation


Committee Resolved SOC/2018/00004

Part C

That at 2.14pm the resolution to exclude the public in relation to Item 11 Council-owned Heritage Buildings, set out on pages 20 to 22 of the agenda, be adopted.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried


The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 3.48pm.


Meeting concluded at 3.48pm.



Councillor Phil Clearwater