Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Thursday 5 April 2018

Time:                                    9.34am

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

 

 

5 April 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

05 April 2018

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

 

1.   Apologies

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00032

An apology from lateness was received from Councillor Manji.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                      Carried

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

3.1.1      Robert Huffman spoke to the Council regarding earthquakes.

3.1.2      Wayne Hamilton spoke to the Council regarding the New Zealand Firefighters Memorial located on the corner of Kilmore and Madras Streets.

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

There were no deputations by appointment.

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

21. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00033

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday, 5 April 2018.

Public Excluded Items

22.       Linwood Library Location Review

23.       Social Housing Matters

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Gough                                                                                                                     Carried

 

Ali Jones, Community Board Chairperson and Christine Lane, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 5.

5.   Papanui-Innes Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00034

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for March 2018.

Councillor Cotter/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                                Carried

 


 

David Cartwright, Community Board Chairperson and Matt McLintock, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 6.

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

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00035

That the Council:

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

Councillor Gough/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                   Carried

 

Mike Mora, Community Board Chairperson and Gary Watson, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 7.

 

Councillor Manji joined the meeting at 10.10am during item 7.

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

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00036

That the Council:

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

Councillor Chen/Councillor Buck                                                                                                                           Carried

 

Tim Sintes, Community Board Deputy Chairperson, and Jo Wells, Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 8 and 9.

8.   Coastal-Burwood Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00037

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Coastal-Burwood Community Board report for March 2018.

Councillor East/Councillor Livingstone                                                                                                                Carried

 


 

 

Report from Coastal-Burwood Community Board - 5 March 2018

9.   Queenspark Drive - Proposed Queenspark School Variable Speed Limit (School Zone)

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00038

That the Council:

1.         Approve the installation of a 40 kilometres per hour variable speed limit on
Queenspark Drive (school zone) as it meets the requirements of Section 2.5 and Section 2.6 of the Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017, and the New Zealand Gazette notice (21/04/2011, Number 55, page 1284) including the times of operation.

2.         Approve that, subject to the Council approving recommendation 1 above, pursuant to Clause 5(1) of the Christchurch City Speed Limits Bylaw 2010, a variable speed limit
(40 kilometres per hour School Speed zone) apply on Queenspark Drive, commencing at a point 55 metres south west of its intersection with Broadhaven Avenue and extending in a south westerly direction for a distance of 342 metres.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor East                                                                                                                Carried

 

Sally Buck, Community Board Chairperson and Diana Saxton, Acting Community Governance Manager joined the table for items 10, 11 and 12.

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

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00039

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for March 2018.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                           Carried

 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 14 March 2018

11. Penfold's Cob Cottage - Future Repair or Restoration

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00040

That the Council:

1.         Approve Option 1 to stabilise and repair the remaining heritage fabric of Penfold’s Cob Cottage and glaze lost areas.

a.         Work with Ferrymead Park Limited to develop a cob trail and cob events to link the Cottage with Ferrymead Park.

b.         Work with Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and the community to develop innovative interpretation to promote the Cottage.

2.         Approve the Penfold’s Cob Cottage planned works to commence as soon as possible, owing to the ongoing deterioration to the heritage fibre of the cottage.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Templeton                                                                                                      Carried

 


 

Report from Linwood-Central-Heathcote Community Board - 14 March 2018

12. Woolston Park Transportation Improvements Project - FR4 - Ferry Road Master Plan

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00041

For the purposes of the following resolutions: (1) an intersection is defined by the position of kerbs on each intersecting roadway; and (2) The resolution is to take effect from the commencement of physical road works associated with the project as detailed in this report; and (3) if the resolution states "Note 1 applies", any distance specified in the resolution relates the kerb line location referenced as exists on the road immediately prior to the Community Board meeting of the 26th February 2017; and (4) If the resolution states "Note 2 Applies", any distance specified in the resolution relates the approved kerb line location on the road resulting from the resolution as approved.

That the Council:

1.              Approve that the pathway on the south side of Ferry Road, commencing at its intersection with Hopkins Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 48 metres, be resolved as a bi-directional shared pedestrian/bicycle pathway in accordance with section 11.4 of the Land Transport Act - Traffic Control Devices Rule: 2004. Note 2 applies.

2.              Approve that the pathway on the north side of Ferry Road, commencing at a distance 70.5 metres west of its intersection with Smith Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 49 metres, be resolved as a bi-directional shared pedestrian/bicycle pathway in accordance with section 11.4 of the Land Transport Act - Traffic Control Devices Rule: 2004. Note 2 applies.

3.              Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of eastbound bicycles only, be established on the north side of Ferry Road, commencing at its intersection with Smith Street and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 34 metres, as detailed on Attachment A. 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. Note 2 applies.

4.              Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of eastbound bicycles only, be established on the north side of Ferry Road, commencing at its intersection with Smith Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 150 metres, as detailed on Attachment A. 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. Note 2 applies.

5.              Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of westbound bicycles only, be established on the south side of Ferry Road, commencing at its intersection with Hopkins Street and extending in a westerly direction for a distance of 105 metres, as detailed on Attachment A. 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. Note 2 applies.

6.              Approve that a special vehicle lane for the use of westbound bicycles only, be established on the south side of Ferry Road, commencing at its intersection with Hopkins Street and extending in an easterly direction for a distance of 96 metres, as detailed on Attachment A. 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. Note 2 applies.

7.              Approve that a signalised pedestrian and bicycle crossing be duly established and marked in accordance with sections 6 and 8.5 (3) of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Devices 2004, on Ferry Road, located at a point 28 metres east of its intersection with Hopkins Street, as detailed in Attachment A. Note 2 applies.

8.              That the Chief Executive write to the Regional Manager of Ministry of Education requesting a contribution towards the cost of the transportation improvements, where school developments have contributed to the need for changes.

9.              Note that the board noted that staff will work on the cycleway to be 1.8m during detailed design by narrowing the median and roadside plantings.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                           Carried

Councillor Johanson requested that his vote against the entire resolution, with the exception of 8, be recorded.

 

The meeting adjourned from 11.20am and resumed at 11.31am. Councillors East and Galloway were not present at this time.

 

Pam Richardson, Community Board Chairperson and Joan Blatchford, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 13.

 

Councillor Galloway returned to the meeting at 11.39am, during item 13.

13. Banks Peninsula Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00042

That the Council:

1.              Receive the Community Board report for April 2018.

2.              Formally records its thanks to South Port for its generous donations to support the Lyttelton Skatepark.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                                    Carried

 

Karolin Potter, Community Board Chairperson, Melanie Coker, Community Board Deputy Chairperson and Arohanui Grace, Community Governance Manager joined the table for item 14.

14. Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Report to Council

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00043

That the Council:

1.         Receive the Community Board report for March 2018.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                     Carried

 


 

 

Report from Joint Meeting - Spreydon-Cashmere and Banks Peninsula Community Boards - 2 March 2018

15. Proposed No Overtaking Lines and 60 Kilometres Per Hour Speed Limit - Dyers Pass Road

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00044

That the Council:

1.         Approves that pursuant to Part 4 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 1a and 1b and includes the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Register of Speed Limits and Speed Limit Maps:

a.         Revoke the 70 kilometres per hour speed limit on Dyers Pass Road, commencing at a point 340 metres south of its intersection with Hackthorne Road and extending generally in a southerly direction to its intersection with Summit Road.

b.         Approve the speed limit of Dyers Pass Road be set at 60 kilometres per hour, commencing at a point 340 metres south of its intersection with Hackthorne Road and extending generally in a southerly direction to its intersection with Summit Road.

2.         Approves that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 1a and 1b come into force once the new speed limit signs have been installed, approximately 20 working days following Council approval.

3.         Pursue a strong communication and education programme in relation to the decisions on the changes in Dyers Pass Road.

4.         Approves that pursuant to Part 4 of the Christchurch City Council Traffic and Parking Bylaw 2017, speed limits be revoked and set as listed below in clauses 3a and 3b and includes the resulting changes in the Christchurch City Register of Speed Limits and Speed Limit Maps:

a.         Revoke the 100 kilometres per hour speed limit on Dyers Pass Road, commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending generally in a southerly direction to a point 340 metres north of its intersection with Governors Bay Road.

b.         Approve the speed limit of Dyers Pass Road be set at 60 kilometres per hour, commencing at its intersection with Summit Road and extending generally in a southerly direction to a point 340 metres north of its intersection with Governors Bay Road.

5.         Approves that the speed limit changes listed above in clauses 3a and 3b come into force once the new speed limit signs have been installed, approximately 20 working days following Council approval.

6.         Pursue a strong communication and education programme in relation to the decisions on the changes to Dyers Pass Road.

7.         Request staff to monitor the effectiveness of the changes on Dyers Pass Road, from Hackthorne Road to Governors Bay/Main Road, for a full twelve month period from the installation of the speed limit signs and the no overtaking lines and report the results together with interpretation on the effectiveness of the treatments to the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee, as well as the Spreydon-Cashmere and Banks Peninsula Community Boards.

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                   Carried

Councillor East returned to the meeting at 12.13pm, during item 16.

 

16. Mayor's Monthly Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00045

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information in this report.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                                    Carried

 

17. Chief Executive's Report

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00046

That the Council:

1.         Receive the report.

Councillor Gough/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                               Carried

 

The meeting adjourned from 12.19pm and resumed at 1.33pm.

 

Councillors Gough and Keown declared an interest in item 18 and took no part in the discussion or voting on this item.


 

 

Report from Regulatory Performance Committee - 7 March 2018

18. Local Alcohol Policy - Options for Consideration

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00047

That the Council:

1.              Notes the deputations  made by the statutory consultees - the New Zealand Police and the Medical Officer of Health, and also the deputations made by Hospitality New Zealand and community members.

2.              Notes that one of the strong themes of these deputations was around issues related to consumption of alcohol from off-licensed premises, including concerns around the density and location of off licensed premises.

3.              Does not pursue a Local Alcohol Policy at this time, noting that the default provisions in the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act remain in place.

4.              Request staff to provide further information to Council on how the provisions of the District Plan could be used and/or strengthened to deal with issues arising from off-licensed premises.

5.              Requests staff work with the statutory consultees to gather relevant background information and identify any alcohol-related harm issues evident in Christchurch (especially as they may relate to areas of concerns raised by recent deputations).

6.              Notes that staff are working with Community Boards with regards to their role in District Licensing Committee Hearings, and requests that as part of this work, staff and Community Boards examine options such as education, advocacy, or support programmes for communities to enable them to better engage with licensing processes and to submit on applications as necessary.

7.              Requests staff advice on the makeup of the District Licensing Committee and suggest options to ensure accessibility and appropriate local community and Community Board representation on the Committee.

8.              Invite Hospitality New Zealand to partner with residents associations to collaboratively work to minimise alcohol related harm in residential areas using the Christchurch Alcohol Action Plan framework.

9.              Engage with Government and Local Government New Zealand to effect policy or legislative change that better ensures community views on minimising alcohol related harm are taken into account and that the full suite of tools that are available to Central Government are utilised to minimise alcohol related harm.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

Councillors East and Manji requested that their votes against resolution 5 be recorded.

Councillors Davidson and Templeton requested that their votes against resolution 3 be recorded.

 


 

 

19. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2018/00048

That at 2.32pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 198 to 199 of the agenda and pages 5 to 6 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                                 Carried

Councillor Johanson requested that his vote against item 23 being considered in public excluded be recorded.

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 4.11pm at which time the meeting concluded.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 26TH DAY OF APRIL 2018.

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson