Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                     Wednesday 3 October 2018

Time:                                    1.30pm

Venue:                                 Council Chamber, Level 2, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Members

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Tim Scandrett

 

 

27 September 2018

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Brent Smith

Principal Advisor Citizens & Community

Tel: 941 8645

 

Sarah Drummond

Committee and Hearings Advisor

941 6262

sarah.drummond@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
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Social, Community Development and Housing Committee

03 October 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

Committee Resolved SOC/2018/00058

Committee Decision

That an apology from Councillor Livingstone for leave of absence, be received and Councillor Scandrett for leaving early.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                     Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

Part B

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes

Part C

Committee Resolved SOC/2018/00059

Committee Decision

That the open and public excluded minutes of the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee meeting held on Wednesday, 5 September 2018 be confirmed.

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                        Carried

 

4.   Public Forum

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

5.   Deputations by Appointment

Part B

The Committee thanked Dame Ann Hercus and Neil Roberts who presented a deputation to item 10.

6.   Presentation of Petitions

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

7.   Housing Subcommittee Minutes - 10 September 2018

 

Committee Resolved SOC/2018/00060

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee receives the Minutes from the Housing Subcommittee meeting held 10 September 2018.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 

10. Property Transfer - 20 Templar St (Bill Sutton House)

Committee Comment

1.1          The Committee received advice from Council Officers that further properties may become available from LINZ once the Otakaro Avon River Corridor development plan has been finalised. Council Officers recommend to the Committee that these properties be added to recommendation three.

1.2          Councillor Tim Scandrett moved by way of amendment that:

·      That reccomendation3 be amended to add properties  28, 32, 34, 36A-E Harvey Tce, 18 Templar St

·      The amendment was seconded by Councillor Yani Johanson and on being put to the meeting was declared carried.

Staff Recommendations

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee recommend that the Council:

1.         Resolve to receive the property located at 20 Templar St, Richmond – being CFR CB159/132, as a gift on the following conditions;

a.    LINZ will facilitate and fund the property refurbishment. The works will include a change of use to provide a publically accessible community facility and be in accordance with consented resource and building applications.

b.    The property will transfer following completion of the works.

c.     Council staff will confirm acceptance of the Trust’s lease terms.

d.    The property will transfer following commencement of the Trust’s lease.

e.    The property will be gifted to Council for a nominal consideration of $1.

2.         Note the presence of a lease over 20 Templar St to ‘The Sutton Heritage House and Garden Trust’ for a minimum term of 5 years.

3.         Resolve, that in the event 22 & 26 Harvey Tce are transferred back to Council, under the Otakaro Avon River Corridor development plan. That these properties will be allocated by Council, to support the functions of 20 Templar St and the Trust, which include car parking and an ‘artist in residence’ dwelling.

4.         Delegate authority to the Manager Property Consultancy, to negotiate and enter into a transfer agreement for the property and related documentation, in keeping with Items 1, 2 & 3.

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00061

Part A

That the Council:

1.              Resolve to receive the property located at 20 Templar St, Richmond – being CFR CB159/132, as a gift on the following conditions;

a.       LINZ will facilitate and fund the property refurbishment. The works will include a change of use to provide a publically accessible community facility and be in accordance with consented resource and building applications.

b.      The property will transfer following completion of the works.

c.       Council staff will confirm acceptance of the Trust’s lease terms.

d.      The property will transfer following commencement of the Trust’s lease.

e.      The property will be gifted to Council for a nominal consideration of $1.

2.              Note the presence of a lease over 20 Templar St to ‘The Sutton Heritage House and Garden Trust’ for a minimum term of 5 years.

3.              Resolve, that in the event 22, 26, 28, 32, 34, 36A-E Harvey Tce, 18 Templar St are transferred to Council, under the Otakaro Avon River Corridor development plan. That these properties will be allocated by Council, to support the functions of 20 Templar St and the Trust, which includes car parking, an ‘artist in residence’ dwelling and an associated park

4.              Delegate authority to the Manager Property Consultancy, to negotiate and enter into a transfer agreement for the property and related documentation, in keeping with Items 1, 2 & 3

 

                        

Councillor Johanson/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                        Carried

 

 

11. Covenant Consent Approval for 20 Templar Street, Sutton House

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00062

Part A

That the Council:

1.      Approve a covenant consent to undertake maintenance, earthquake repair and upgrade works to 20 Templar Street, the Sutton House.  

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                     Carried

 

 

 

12. Spire Sculpture - Licence to Occupy Latimer Square

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00063

Part A

That the Council recommend that the Council:

1.         Approve the granting of a Temporary Licence to Occupy part of Latimer Square, approximately 144 square metres as shown in the attached plan for the continued occupation of the sculpture the “Spire” created by artist Neil Dawson with an expiry date of 31 December 2019.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Keown                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

 

8.   Approval for a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant for the Former Chief Post Office Building, 31 Cathedral Square

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00064

Part A

That the Council recommend that the Council:

1.      Approve a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant of $900,000 for the Former Chief Post Office Building, 31 Cathedral Square.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                              Carried

 

9.   Approval for a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant for the Sargood Son and Ewen Building, 92 Lichfield Street, Christchurch

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00065

Part A

That the Council recommend that the Council:

1.         Approve a Central City Landmark Heritage Grant of $900,000 for the Sargood Son & Ewen Building, 92 Lichfield Street. The grant would come from two financial years, $600,000 from this year and $300,000 from 2019/2020.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Keown                                                                                                                      Carried

 

14. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 41 Ranfurly Street, Christchurch

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00066

Part C

1.       That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee::

1.    Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $76,342 for conservation, maintenance and upgrade work to the building located at 41 Ranfurly Street, Christchurch.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                              Carried

 

15. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 201 High Street, Christchurch

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00067

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee:

1.    Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $88,650 for conservation, repair and upgrade work to the protected heritage facade located at 201 High Street, Christchurch.

Councillor Keown/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                              Carried

 

16. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 23 Mandeville Street, Christchurch

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00068

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee:

1.    Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $5,136 for conservation, repair and upgrade work to the heritage building located at 23 Mandeville Street, Christchurch.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                                 Carried

 

17. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 1 Charteris Bay Road, Diamond Harbour

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00069

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee::

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $12,678 for conservation and repair work to the heritage buildings located at 1 Charteris Bay Road, Diamond Harbour.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Galloway                                                                                                                  Carried

 

18. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 9A Aubrey Street, Akaroa

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00070

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee::

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $6,500 for repair work to the heritage building located at 9A Aubrey Street, Akaroa.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Keown                                                                                                              Carried

 

19. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 204 St Asaph Street, Christchurch

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00071

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee::

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $63,808 for repair work to the heritage building located at 204 St Asaph Street, Christchurch.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                 Carried

 

20. Heritage Incentive Grant Approval for 53 Oxford Street, Lyttelton

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00072

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee::

1.         Approve a Heritage Incentive Grant of up to $21,554 for repair work to the protected heritage building located at 53 Oxford Street, Lyttelton.

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Johanson                                                                                                         Carried

 

 

Councillor Scandrett left the meeting at 3.25pm

 

21. Community Facilities Rebuild Monthly Update October 2018

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00073

Part C

That the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee::

1.         Receives the information in the Community Facilities Rebuild Monthly Update report.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                 Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.09pm and resumed at 3.16pm.

 

13. Art in Public Places : Installation of artwork in Christchurch Botanic Gardens

 

Committee Decided SOC/2018/00074

Part A

That the Council:

1.         Agree to the permanent installation of Diminish and Ascend subject to the following:

a.         All necessary consents and approvals are obtained and provided by SCAPE.

b.         SCAPE confirms that all funding is in place.

c.         Additional maintenance costs for Diminish and Ascend will be included for consideration in the draft 2019/20 Annual Plan

d.         A condition report and long term maintenance and engineering plans are provided to Council

Councillor Galloway/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

 

   

Meeting concluded at 3.37pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 31st DAY OF OCTOBER 2018

 

Councillor Phil Clearwater

Chairperson