Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 1 March 2018

Time:                                    9.37am

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

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Raf Manji

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Deon Swiggs

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

1 March 2018

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dr Karleen Edwards

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 8554

 

Christopher Turner-Bullock

Committee Advisor

941 8233

Christopher.Turner@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Council

01 March 2018

 

  

The meeting commenced with Deputy Mayor Turner in the Chair.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00017

That the apology from the Mayor for lateness and Councillor Chen for partial absence be accepted.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor East                                                                                                                 Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1   Glen Harris, Jill Stevens and Akira Le Fevre of the Committee of the Christchurch Pride Festival spoke regarding the upcoming Pride Festival and asked the Council for support and to fly a rainbow flag during the festival. The request was forwarded to the Chief Executive to consider and work with the Committee.

 

3.1.2   Robert Hoffman spoke to the Council regarding the Christchurch Earthquakes.

 

A ceremony was held for the Seven Rivers Walking - Haere Mārire Pou to symbolise the end of the Christchurch City Council’s custodianship of the Pou. The Council noted that water quality is a substantial focus in its strategic directions. The Pou was to be walked from the Christchurch City Council offices to the Environment Canterbury offices following the ceremony.

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

3.2.1   Yvette Couch-Lewis spoke regarding item 5 - Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour Catchment Management Plan. Following the deputation, the Council moved to consider the item.

 

Pam Richardson, Acting Community Board Chairperson, joined the table for item 5.

Report from Banks Peninsula Community Board - 12 February 2018

5.   Whakaraupō / Lyttelton Harbour Catchment Management Plan

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00018

That the Council:

1.              Adopt the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour, Ki Uta Ki Tai, Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour Catchment Management Plan.

2.              Thanks Yvette Couch-Lewis, Chair of the Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour Catchment Management Plan Governance Group, the members of the Joint Working Group and the Partners Governance Group and the staff of each of the organisations concerned for their work in this area.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                            Carried

 

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

23. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00019

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 1 March 2018.

Public Excluded Items

24.       OCHT Capitalisation Business Case Review

Councillor Cotter/Councillor East                                                                                                                          Carried

 

David Cartwright, Community Board Chairperson and Matt McLintock, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 9 and 10.

9.   Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00020

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board report for February 2018.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Report from Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board - 29 January 2018

10. Jet Place, Harewood - Land to be dedicated as Road

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00021

That the Council:

1.         Resolves to dedicate the Local Purpose Road Reserve, more particularly described as Lot 19 DP 375764 as road, pursuant to Section 111 of the Reserves Act 1977.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Karolin Potter, Community Board Chairperson, Melanie Coker, Community Board Deputy Chairperson and Arohanui Grace, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 6 and 7.

6.   Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00022

That the Council:

1.         Receives the Community Board report for January and February 2018.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 


 

Report from Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board - 16 February 2018

7.   Proposed 40km/h Speed Zone - St Mary's Church Square

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00023

That the Council:

1.         Approves that pursuant to Section 5 of the Christchurch City Council Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 1.a to 1.c and include the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Register of Speed Limits and Speed Limit Maps:

a.         Revoke the 50 kilometres per hour speed limit of Spencer Street, Poulson Street, Feast Place, Parlane Street, Fielding Street, Meredith Street, Dickens Street, Collins Street, Emerson Street, MacAulay Street, Ward Street, Cotterill Street, Harman Street, Church Square and Grove Road.

b.         Approve that the speed limit of Grove Road be set to 50 kilometres per hour commencing at its intersection with Moorhouse Avenue and extending in a southerly direction to its intersection with Harman Street.

c.         Approve that the speed limit of Grove Road be set to 40 kilometres per hour commencing at its intersection with Harman Street and extending in a southerly direction to its intersection with Church Square.

d.         Approve that the speed limit of; Spencer Street, Poulson Street, Feast Place, Parlane Street, Fielding Street, Meredith Street, Dickens Street, Collins Street, Emerson Street, MacAulay Street, Ward Street, Cotterill Street, Harman Street and Church Square be set to 40 kilometres per hour.

2.         Approves that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d come into force following the date of council approval and installation of signs shown on Attachment A. (Approximately April 2018).

3.         Requests staff to monitor the 40 kilometres per hour speed zone and report back in 12 months on its efficacy, particularly in the vicinity of Church Square.

4.         Request staff to provide a briefing to all Councillors on a strategic approach to slow speed neighbourhoods as soon as practicable.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                 Carried

Councillors Johanson, Keown and Livingstone requested that their votes against the resolution be recorded.

 

Councillor Scandrett left the meeting at 11.29am and returned at 11.37am during consideration of items 8 and 11.

 


 

Ali Jones, Community Board Chairperson joined the table for item 8.

8.   Papanui-Innes Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00024

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Papanui-Innes Community Board report for February 2018.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 

Mike Mora, Community Board Chairperson and Gary Watson, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 11 and 12.

11. Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00025

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board report for January and February 2018.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 


 

Report from Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board - 30 January 2018

12. Halswell Junction Road Extension Project

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00026

That the Council:

1.         Approve the scheme design for the Halswell Junction Road Extension (new link), as detailed in Attachment A of the agenda.

2.         Approve that detailed design is progressed and progress with the physical works tender that is conditional on adequate funding being available in the next Long Term Plan.

3.         Approve that the intersection of Halswell Junction Road and Waterloo Road be controlled by traffic signals in accordance with the Land Transport Act – Traffic Control Devices: 2004, as detailed in Attachment A of the agenda. 

4.         Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of north bound cycles only, be established on the west side of Halswell Junction Road, commencing at its intersection with Main South Road and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 266 metres. This special vehicle lane is to be located against the west side kerb line and west side mobility parking space, detailed in Attachment A of the agenda. This special vehicle lane is authorised under clause 13 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008, and is therefore to be added to the Register of Roads or Traffic Lanes Restricted to Specific Classes of Vehicles.

5.         Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of south bound cycles only, be established on the east side of Halswell Junction Road, commencing 55 metres north of Main South Road and extending in a northerly direction for a distance of 173 metres. This special vehicle lane is to be located against the east side kerb line and east side parking lane, detailed in Attachment A of the agenda. This special vehicle lane is authorised under clause 13 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2008, and is therefore to be added to the Register of Roads or Traffic Lanes Restricted to Specific Classes of Vehicles.

6.         Approve that a bi directional shared path be installed on the north west side of Halswell Junction Road for the use of north east and south west bound cyclists and pedestrians commencing  at a distance of 18 metres from its intersection with Foremans Road (west) and extending in a north easterly direction to its intersection with Waterloo Road (west).

7.         Approve that a bi directional shared path be installed on the south east side of Halswell Junction Road for the use of north east and south west bound cyclists and pedestrians commencing a distance of 20 metres from its with intersection with Halswell Junction Road (east) and extending in a north easterly direction to its intersection with Waterloo Road.

8.         Approve that a bi directional shared path be installed on the south east side of Halswell Junction Road for the use of north east and south west bound cyclists and pedestrians commencing at its intersection with Waterloo Road (east) and extending in a north easterly direction to its intersection with Waterloo Road (west).

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

Councillor Templeton requested her vote against the resolution be recorded.

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 11.45am and returned to the meeting at 11.57am during consideration of items 12 and 15.


 

15. Chief Executive's Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00027

That the Council:

1.         Receive the report.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                                          Carried

 

The Council began consideration of item 13 and during the item resolved to extend the meeting time pursuant to Standing Order 4.2

       Extension of Meeting Time

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00028

It was resolved on the motion of Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner, seconded by Councillor Tim Scandrett that pursuant to Standing Order 4.2 an extension of time beyond three hours be granted.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Kim Money, Community Board Chairperson, and Jo Wells, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 13.

13. Coastal-Burwood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00029

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for February 2018.

Councillor East/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 

 

Jake McLellan, Community Board Deputy Chairperson and Shupayi Mpunga, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 14.

14. Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00030

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for February 2018.

2.         Submit on the Environment Canterbury Long Term Plan 2018-2028 specifically on the proposed reduction of passenger bus services and fare increases.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                           Carried

 


 

Pam Richardson, Deputy Chairperson of the Banks Peninsula Water Management Zone Committee, Shelley Washington, Acting Facilitator of the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee and Ian Whitehouse, Facilitator of the Selwyn Waihora Water Management Zone Committee joined the table for item 17.

 

17. Zone Committees quarterly reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00031

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the zone committees’ reports.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 1pm and reconvened at 2pm.

 

The Mayor assumed the Chair at this time and Councillors East, Gough and Livingstone were not present at this time.

 

16. Strategic Capability Committee Minutes - 19 February 2018

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00032

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Strategic Capability Committee meeting held 19 February 2018.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

18. Heathcote River Dredging Stage 1 Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00033

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in the Heathcote River Dredging Stage 1 Report.

2.         Approve that Stage 1 of the Ōpāwaho / Heathcote River dredging physical works between Radley Street (upstream) and the Woolston Cut barrage (downstream) be fast-tracked to begin in FY18 utilising reprioritised Land Drainage Recovery Programme budgets.

3.         Approve the acceleration of dredging Stages 2 and 3 in the Heathcote subject to consenting and request staff to identify substitutions for inclusion in the final Long Term Plan.

4.         Approve that delegation be granted to the General Manager City Services to award the Land Drainage Recovery Programme construction contracts for the dredging works.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                     Carried

 

Councillor Gough returned to the meeting at 2.07pm during consideration of item 18.

Councillor East returned to the meeting at 2.09pm during consideration of item 18.

 


 

19. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00034

That Joanna Norris, Chief Executive and Linda Falwasser, General Manager - Attraction of ChristchurchNZ remain after the public have been excluded for Item 22 of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

And

Cate Kearney, Chief Executive of Otautahi Community Housing Trust remain after the public have been excluded for Item 24 of the public excluded agenda as she has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

And

That at 2.15pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 192 to 193 of the agenda and pages 5 to 6 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                                       Carried

 

Note: The meeting adjourned during Public Excluded until 1pm on 20 March 2018.

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 1.53pm on Tuesday 20 March 2018.

 

   

Meeting concluded at 1.53pm on Tuesday 20 March 2018.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 26TH DAY OF APRIL 2018

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson