Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Thursday 22 August 2019

Time:                                   9.35am

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 James Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Glenn Livingstone

Councillor Raf Manji

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Deon Swiggs

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

22 August 2019

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Mary Richardson

Acting Chief Executive

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Samantha Kelly

Committee and Hearings Advisor

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Council

22 August 2019

 

  

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00179

That the apology from Councillor Galloway and an early departure from Councillor Keown for absence be accepted.

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                       Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

 

3.   Public Participation

3.1  Public Forum

There were no public forum presentations.

 

3.2  Deputations by Appointment

 

Councillor East left the meeting at 9.42am and returned at 9.45am during consideration of deputation 3.2.1.

 

3.2.1        Ross McFarlane of the Halswell River Rating District Liaison Committee presented to Council regarding Item 20 - Draft Productivity Commission Submission.

 

3.2.2        Kim Money (Chairperson) and Tim Sintes (Deputy Chairperson) of the Coastal-Burwood Community Board presented to Council regarding Item 26 - Southshore South New Brighton Earthquake Legacy Project.

 

3.2.3 Meg Roulston was unavailable to attend but provided a written deputation to Council regarding Item 26 - Southshore South New Brighton  Earthquake Legacy Project.

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 10.04am and returned at 10.07am during consideration of deputation 3.2.4.

 

3.2.4        Simon Brown (Vice Chairperson) and Lynda Burdekin of the Southshore Residents’ Association (SSRA) presented to Council regarding Item 26 - Southshore South New Brighton Earthquake Legacy Project.

 

3.2.5        Warwick Schaffer (Chairperson) of the Christchurch Coastal Residents' United (CCRU) presented to Council regarding Item 26 - Southshore South New Brighton Earthquake Legacy Project.

 

3.2.6        Séamus O'Cromtha (Secretary) of the South Brighton Residents' Association (SBRA) presented to Council regarding Item 26 - Southshore South New Brighton Earthquake Legacy Project.

 

3.2.7 Reuben McNabb (Head Coach) and Mark Condon (Ex-President) of the South Brighton Tennis Club presented to Council regarding Item 26 - Southshore South New Brighton Earthquake Legacy Project. Mark Condon also provided an individual deputation.

 

Councillor Templeton left the meeting at 11am and returned at 11.02am during consideration of deputation 3.2.14.

 

3.2.14     Stephen McPaike presented to Council regarding Item 35 - Funding and Financing Options for Improving Warmth and Dryness of Social Housing.

 

 

4.   Presentation of Petitions

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

34. Resolution to Include Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00180

That the reports be received and considered at the Council meeting on Thursday 22 August 2019.

Open Item

35. Funding and Financing Options for Improving Warmth and Dryness of Social Housing

Public Excluded Item

36. Development Contributions Proposal

Deputy Mayor/Councillor Chen                                                                                                                          Carried

 

5.   Council Minutes - 25 July 2019

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00181

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 25 July 2019.

 

AND

 

 That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 6 August 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council confirm the Minutes from the Council meeting held 8 August 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee meeting held 31 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held 31 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Regulatory Performance Committee meeting held 3 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 22 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee meeting held 7 August 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee meeting held 26 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Banks Peninsula Water Management Zone Committee meeting held 16 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee meeting held 25 July 2019.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee meetings held on 2 April, 4 June and 2 July 2019.

Councillor Chen/Councillor East                                                                                                                       Carried

 

 

6.   Council Minutes - 6 August 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

7.   Council Minutes - 8 August 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

8.   Social, Community Development and Housing Committee Minutes – 31 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

9.   Regulatory Performance Committee Minutes - 31 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

10. Regulatory Performance Committee Minutes - 3 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

12. Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes – 22 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

13. Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee Minutes – 7 August 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

14. Innovation and Sustainable Development Committee Minutes – 26 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

15. Banks Peninsula Water Management Zone Committee Minutes – 16 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

16. Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee Minutes - 25 July 2019

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

17. Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee Minutes

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

The meeting adjourned at 11.06am and reconvened at 11.25am.

Councillor East was not present at this time.

Councillor Buck joined the meeting at 11.41am during the consideration of item 21.

 

21. Zone Committees Quarterly Reports

 

The following representatives of the Water Zone Management Committee’s joined the table to present for this item.

·         Gina Waibl (Deputy Chairperson) of the Banks Peninsula Water Management Zone Committee.

·         Les Wanhalla (Co-Chair) of the Selwyn Waihora Water Management Zone Committee.

·         Tami Woods (Facilitator) of the Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00182

That the Council:

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

2.              Ask staff to investigate criteria for applying to the government’s funding allocation to clean waterways.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                       Carried

 

 

18. International Relations Policy Framework

 

Anna Elphick of ChristchurchNZ and Michael Singleton of the Christchurch Airport joined the table for this item.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00183

That the Council:

1.         As per the International Relations Working Group recommendations, adopt the International Relations Policy Framework.

2.         Revoke the 2000 Sister Cities Strategy and the 2013 International Relations Policy, which are replaced by the new International Relations Policy Framework.

3.         Note that the development of an implementation plan will now proceed, based on the International Relations Policy Framework.

Councillor Chen/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                                 Carried

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 12.14pm during the consideration item 19 and was not present when voting.

 

19. Toi Ōtautahi -a strategy for arts and creativity in Ōtautahi Christchurch

 

Leighton Evans (Chief Executive) of the Rata Foundation, Stephen Wainwright (Chief Executive) and Garth Galloway of Creative NZ joined the table for this item.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00184

That the Council:

1.         Endorse Toi Ōtautahi.

2.         Endorse continued work with funding partners and the sector to ensure robust leadership, implementation and monitoring of Toi Ōtautahi.

Councillor Clearwater/Councillor Templeton                                                                                             Carried

 

Councillor Keown left for the remainder of the meeting at 12.27pm during the consideration of item 20.

 


 

Councillor Gough returned to the meeting at 12.29pm during the consideration of item 20.

 

20. Draft submission - Productivity Commission's draft report - Local Government Funding and Financing

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00185

That the Council:

1.         Approves the draft submission on the Productivity Commission’s draft report ‘Local Government Funding and Financing’.

2.         Delegates to the Mayor and staff the authority to make changes to the draft submission that are required to incorporate councillor feedback or to amend errors.

Mayor/Councillor Swiggs                                                                                                                                     Carried

 

 

22. 2019/20 Metropolitan Discretionary Response Fund and Heritage Incentive Grant Funding

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00186

That the Council:

1.         Approves a grant of $10,000 from its 2019/20 Metropolitan Discretionary Response Fund to the Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society towards a 2019 Docking Survey.

2.         Approves changes to the wording of the Heritage Incentive Grant Policy Operational Guidelines as per Attachment B of this report to align with the Heritage Strategy and provide grant funding for moveable heritage.

3.         Instructs staff to prepare a report for the Social, Community Development and Housing Committee to consider approval of a Heritage Incentive Grant to the Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society.

Councillor Clearwater/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                              Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 1.07pm and reconvened at 2.05pm. Councillor Gough was not present at this time.

 

Councillor East returned to the meeting at 2.05pm.

 

Councillor Gough returned to the meeting at 2.06pm.

 

3.2      Deputations by Appointment

 

3.2.8 Professor Chris Kissling (Chairperson) of Christchurch Civic Trust presented to Council regarding Item 27 - Hagley Oval Proposed amendments to District Plan.

 

3.2.9 Lee Robinson (Chairperson), Sir Richard Hadlee and Stephen Boock of Canterbury Cricket Trust presented to Council regarding Item 27 - Hagley Oval Proposed amendments to District Plan.

 

3.2.10      Martin Meehan of Hands Off Hagley presented to Council regarding Item 27 - Hagley Oval Proposed amendments to District Plan.

 

3.2.11      Leeann Watson (Chief Executive) of Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce presented to Council regarding Item 27 - Hagley Oval Proposed amendments to District Plan.

 

3.2.12     Jez Curwin (CEO) and Sir Richard Hadlee of Canterbury Cricket Association Inc. presented to Council regarding Item 27 - Hagley Oval Proposed amendments to District Plan.

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 3.03pm and returned at 3.07pm during the consideration of deputation 3.2.13

 

3.2.13      Marty Fuller (Past President) and Anna Halliday (Regional Manager) of Hospitality New Zealand presented to Council regarding Item 27 - Hagley Oval Proposed amendments to District Plan.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.34pm and reconvened at 3.54pm during the consideration of item 27. Councillor Davidson was not present at this time.

 

Councillor Davidson returned to the meeting at 3.57pm during the consideration of item 27.

 

Councillor East left for the remainder of the meeting during the consideration of item 27 and was not present when voting.

 

Councillor Cotter left for the remainder of the meeting at 4.27pm during the consideration of item 27 and was not present when voting.

 

27. Hagley Oval proposed amendments to District Plan - Council response to Regenerate Christchurch

 

Ivan Iafeta Chief Executive and Lizzy  Pearson of Regenerate Christchurch joined the table for this item.

 

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00187

That the Council:

1.         Approves providing the amended feedback to Regenerate Christchurch on the Proposal to amend the District Plan, under Section 71, the detail of which will be signed off by the Council at the meeting of Thursday 29 August 2019.

2.         Delegates to staff the ability to provide Regenerate Christchurch with any additional technical comments that support the Council’s feedback.

3.              Authorise staff to initiate any required processes (including consultation) under the Reserves Act in respect of the lease or otherwise, should the Minister determine to proceed with the Section 71 proposal. Note that staff will provide advice regarding the process.

Councillor Davidson/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                   Carried

 

 

Councillor Buck left the meeting at 5.18pm and returned at 5.23pm during consideration of item 35.

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 5.23pm and returned at 5.26pm during consideration of  item 35.

 

Councillor Buck left the meeting at 5.30pm and returned at 5.31pm during consideration of item 35.

 

35. Funding and Financing Options for Improving Warmth and Dryness of Social Housing

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00188

That the Council:

1.         Note that improvements to the warmth and dryness of exempt properties will be undertaken by the winter of 2020  with an initial focus on improving mechanical ventilation and heating.

2.         Note that a substantial building works programme to upgrade or install insulation in exempt properties can be funded through the housing fund and be completed by June 2022.

3.         Request staff to review, and report back to the 12 September 2019 Council meeting, the possibility of borrowing to bring forward the substantial building works programme so that funding is available to complete the programme by the 31 December 2020.

4.              Note that staff have committed to integrate the Council and Ōtautahi Community Housing Trust work programmes to accelerate improvements to the warmth and dryness of Council’s and the Trust’s social housing.

Councillor Livingstone/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                            Carried

 

 

Extension of Meeting Time

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00189

It was resolved on the motion of Councillor Tim Scandrett, seconded by Councillor Phil Clearwater that pursuant to Standing Order 4.2 to continue the meeting for more than 8 hours be granted.

Councillor Scandrett/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                               Carried

 

 

Report from Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee - 7 August 2019

11. Victoria Street - Revitalisation

 

This item was deferred until the Council meeting on 29 August 2019.

 

23. Capital Endowment Fund Applications: 2019/20 Round 1

 

This item was deferred until the Council meeting on 29 August 2019.

 

24. Community Resilience Partnership Fund

 

This item was deferred until the Council meeting on 29 August 2019.

 

25. 2019/20 Strategy and Policy Forward Work Programme

 

This item was deferred until the Council meeting on 29 August 2019.

 

26. Southshore South New Brighton Earthquake Legacy Project

 

This item was deferred until the Council meeting on 29 August 2019.

 

 

28. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2019/00190

That Ben Johnston of Anderson Lloyd, remain after the public have been excluded for Item 33. Christchurch Housing Initiative of the public excluded agenda as he has knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

AND

That at 5.42pm the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 635 to 637 of the agenda and pages 18 to 19 of the supplementary agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Councillor Clearwater                                                                                                                              Carried

Councillor Johanson requested that his vote against Item 36 being discussed in Public Excluded be recorded.

 

The public were re-admitted to the meeting at 6.16pm.

Meeting concluded at 6.16pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 26TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER 2019

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson