Waihoro/

Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Tuesday 2 February 2021

Time:                                   5.03pm

Venue:                                 Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre,
66 Colombo Street, Beckenham

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Karolin Potter

Lee Sampson

Melanie Coker

Keir Leslie

Tim Scandrett

Callum Stewart-Ward

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jo Wells

Manager Community Governance, Spreydon-Cashmere

941 6451

jo.wells@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

To view copies of Agendas and Minutes, visit:
www.ccc.govt.nz/the-council/meetings-agendas-and-minutes/

 


Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

02 February 2021

 

Part A           Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B           Reports for Information

Part C           Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

Mihi/Karakia Timatanga: Karolin Potter 

Waiata: The Board sang a waiata to open the meeting.  

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies / Ngā Whakapāha

Part C

There were no apologies recorded.

 

 

2.   Declarations of Interest / Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

Part B

Callum Stewart-Ward declared an interest in Item 10 – Proposed New Mountain Bike Track in Montgomery Spur Reserve. Melanie Coker declared an interest in Item 12.2 – Elected Members’ Information Exchange – Draft Tree Policy.

 

3.   Confirmation of Previous Minutes / Te Whakaāe o te hui o mua

Part C

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00001

That the minutes of the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board meeting held on Tuesday, 15 December 2020 be confirmed.

Lee Sampson/Callum Stewart-Ward                                                                                                                 Carried

 

4.   Public Forum / Te Huinga Whānui

Part B

4.1

Hoon Hay Community Association Trust

Jenny Goodman, Chairperson of Hoon Hay Community Association Trust, provided an update on recent and upcoming activities.

The Trust is currently developing a Strategic Plan, which it will present to the Board when complete. There were a few functions held at the Hoon Hay Community Centre last year, including a Halloween event and a Christmas pantomime. Ms Goodman provided the Board with a list of meetings and functions that will be held at the Community Centre this year. Ms Goodman also noted that the Trust is considering holding two public forums and Resident Association meetings at the Community Centre each year.

Ms Goodman thanked the Board for granting $500 to the Trust in 2020, which helped towards the purchase of tables, a kettle and other items.

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Ms Goodman for her presentation.

 

4.2

Farmers Market at Old Stone House

Ursula Ryan, Chairperson of Cracroft Residents Association, and Geoff Venning spoke to the Board about Mr Venning’s proposal to hold a farmers market at Holmcroft Reserve and the Old Stone House. Ms Ryan noted that the House is not listed in the Council’s Community Facilities Network Plan and has had a low number of bookings since it reopened in 2018. Ms Ryan and Mr Venning explained that the Farmers Market would help to promote the building and eventually help with the bookings.

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Ms Ryan and Mr Venning for their presentation.

Part B

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Request that staff support the presenters to explore options to hold a farmers market at Holmcroft Reserve and the Old Stone House.

 

4.3

Cycle Safety

The public forum presentation from Sophia White, resident, about concerns with cycle safety in the Board area was rescheduled to the next Board meeting on 17 February 2020.

 

4.4

Traffic Safety in Board Area

Cornelis Teback, resident, spoke about traffic safety concerns in the Board area, including the Cashmere/Hoon Hay/Worsleys Roads intersection. Mr Teback was concerned with the poor skills of some drivers and does not support traffic lights.

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Mr Teback for his presentation.

Part B

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Request that staff provide details of the Cashmere/Hoon Hay/Worsleys Roads Intersection Upgrade project to the presenter.

 

5.   Deputations by Appointment / Ngā Huinga Whakaritenga

Part B

There were no deputations by appointment.

6.   Presentation of Petitions / Ngā Pākikitanga

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

7.   Cashmere View Playground - Basketball Court Request

 

Officer Recommendations / Ngā Tūtohu

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the Cashmere View Playground – Basketball Court Request report.

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00002

Part C

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the Cashmere View Playground – Basketball Court Request report.

2.        Request that staff invite local young people, Residents Associations and other interested parties to a future Board meeting to provide their views on the possibility of a new basketball court at Somerfield Park and/or Centennial Park.

Lee Sampson/Callum Stewart-Ward                                                                                                                 Carried

 

 

8.   Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere 2020-21 Discretionary Response Fund Report Needs Analysis/Feasibility Adults Playground

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00003 (Original officer recommendation accepted without change.)

Part C

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Approves a grant of $5,000 from its 2020-21 Discretionary Response Fund towards the Needs Analysis/Feasibility for the Adults Playground project.

Tim Scandrett/Melanie Coker                                                                                                                              Carried

The Board members voted unanimously in favour of the resolution.

 

9.   Cashmere / Worsley / Hoon Hay Road - Intersection Upgrade

 

Board Comment

 

It was noted that staff will review pedestrian safety at the Cashmere/ Worsley/ Hoon Hay Roads intersection six months after the intersection upgrade project is complete*.

 

*The above amendments were made at the Board’s 17 February 2021 meeting during Clause 3 – Confirmation of Previous Minutes.

 

 

Officer Recommendations / Ngā Tūtohu

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board recommend that Council:

1.         Approves the change in respect of the tree planting species and removal of marked pedestrian zebra crossings for the Cashmere / Worsley / Hoon Hay Road - Intersection Upgrade project, in accordance with the final planting plan (Attachment A) and final road marking plan (Attachment B).

2.         Pursuant to Clause 19.6 of the Christchurch City Council Standing Order, revokes paragraphs 15 and 16 of Resolution CNCL/2017/00340 as below;

15.       Approves that a pedestrian crossing be duly established and marked in accordance with section 8.2 of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004, on the Cashmere Road west approach left turn slip lane at its intersection with Hoon Hay Road, as detailed on Attachment A. (Note 2 Applies)

16.       Approves that a pedestrian crossing be duly established and marked in accordance with section 8.2 of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004, on the Cashmere Road west approach left turn slip lane at its intersection with Hoon Hay Road, as detailed on Attachment A. (Note 2 Applies).

 

 

 

Community Board Decided SCCB/2021/00005

Part A

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board recommend that Council:

1.         Approves the change in respect of the tree planting species and removal of marked pedestrian zebra crossings for the Cashmere / Worsley / Hoon Hay Road - Intersection Upgrade project, in accordance with the final planting plan (Attachment A of the report in the agenda of this meeting) and final road marking plan (Attachment B of the report in the agenda of this meeting).

2.         Pursuant to Clause 19.6 of the Christchurch City Council Standing Order, revokes paragraphs 15 and 16 of Resolution CNCL/2017/00340 as below;

15.       Approves that a pedestrian crossing be duly established and marked in accordance with section 8.2 of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004, on the Cashmere Road west approach left turn slip lane at its intersection with Hoon Hay Road, as detailed on Attachment A. (Note 2 Applies)

16.       Approves that a pedestrian crossing be duly established and marked in accordance with section 8.2 of the Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004, on the Cashmere Road west approach left turn slip lane at its intersection with Hoon Hay Road, as detailed on Attachment A. (Note 2 Applies).

3.         Requests that ducted road crossings be installed at the Cashmere / Hoon Hay / Worsleys Roads intersection in order to future proof the intersection to allow the potential introduction of signalling the left turn slip lanes.

Tim Scandrett/Keir Leslie                                                                                                                                      Carried

 

 

10. Proposed New Mountain Bike Track in Montgomery Spur Reserve

 

Officer Recommendations / Ngā Tūtohu

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the Proposed New Mountain Bike Track in Montgomery Spur Reserve report.

2.         Decide whether to provide a submission on the Council’s proposed new mountain bike track in Montgomery Spur Reserve. 

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00006

Part C

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the Proposed New Mountain Bike Track in Montgomery Spur Reserve report.

2.         Decide to provide a submission on the Council’s proposed new mountain bike track in Montgomery Spur Reserve. 

3.         Delegate authority to the Chair and Deputy Chair to approve the final submission.

Keir Leslie/Lee Sampson

                                                                                                                                                                                            Carried

 

Callum Stewart-Ward declared an interest in Item 10 – Proposed New Mountain Bike Track in Montgomery Spur Reserve and took no part in the Board’s discussion or voting on this item.

 

 

11. Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Meeting Schedule 2021

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00007 (Original officer recommendations accepted without change.)

Part C

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Adopt the following as its schedule for ordinary meetings for the period 1 March to 31 December 2021:

Date

Time

Location

Tuesday 2 March 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 17 March 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 30 March 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 14 April 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 4 May 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 19 May 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 1 June 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 16 June 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 29 June 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 14 July 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 3 August 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 18 August 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 31 August 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 15 September 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 5 October 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 20 October 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 2 November 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Wednesday 17 November 2021

8am

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

Tuesday 7 December 2021

5pm

Boardroom, Beckenham Service Centre, 66 Colombo Street

 

a.         Note that briefings will be held on Mondays of the week of ordinary meetings at 3pm.

2.         Delegate the power to amend the ordinary meeting schedule for 2021 to the Community Governance Manager and Community Board Chairperson, as required.

3.         Review its ordinary meeting schedule for 2021 in July 2021.

Tim Scandrett/Melanie Coker                                                                                                                              Carried

 

 

12. Elected Members’ Information Exchange / Te Whakawhiti Whakaaro o Te Kāhui Amorangi

Part B

Board members shared the following information:

·         A Board member attended an Addington Neighbourhood Association meeting.

·         A Board member went for a ride along with the Community Patrol.

·         The Board noted that it would like a briefing on Coronation Hall. Staff advised a briefing is scheduled in the near future.

·         A Board member attended the Rowley Resource Centre Open Day.

·         A Board member attended a site visit to Ōpāwaho  storm water works.

·         A Board member noted that a resident suggested building a cycle lane on Lincoln Road.

·         A Board member noted that the Board will have a site visit to the Curletts Road Wetland in the near future.

·         A Board member attended events/meetings for the Innovating Streets for People – Better Beckenham project.

·         A Board member noted that a resident is investigating starting a co-housing development.

·         A Board member noted that some residents are concerned about parking on Cashmere Road.

·         A Board member participated in a recent fundraiser held by the Summit Road Society.

·         A Board member noted that the Council has requested the Cashmere Tennis Club to paint a wall green.

·         A Board member noted that there are issues with the resurfacing on Huntsbury Road.

 

12.1   Connecting Road from Westmorland to Worsley Road

             A Board member noted that community members had informed him that a connecting road between Worsleys Road and Westmorland had recently opened, while the Council had not communicated this to the Board.

Part B

The Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board requested a discussion with the Office of the Chief Executive on the communication process with the Board about local issues/projects, for example: the connecting road between Worsleys Road and Westmorland.

 

12.2   Draft Tree Policy

Part B

The Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board agreed that the Chairperson raise the following in the Board’s monthly presentation to the Council. In light of the report from the Commission for Climate Change, the Board requests that the Council addresses the issues raised by that report in the Draft Tree Policy,  particularly Paragraph 6.5 in the Introduction, in terms of the requirements for carbon retention and shade (the latter patently lacking in all but two or three of Christchurch’s parks and reserves); that there be a strong commitment to the planting of native trees in the urban suburban environments; and further that in the body of the policy, under Item 1.4 –  Tree Planting, the words ‘sites of  significance and non-urban and the Port Hills’ be removed so that the paragraph reads: “In all areas of Banks Peninsula and Christchurch City we will endeavour to strengthen and enhance existing indigenous biodiversity and ecological resilience by selecting native species provenanced to the local area or region for new tree planting except where other species are necessary for specified reasons.”

 

Melanie Coker declared an interest in Item 12.2 – Draft Tree Policy and took no part in the Board’s discussion or agreement on this item.

 

 

 

 

Karakia Whakamutunga: Karolin Potter 

Meeting concluded at 6.58pm.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 17th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2021

 

Karolin Potter

Chairperson