Waihoro/

Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Wednesday 17 February 2021

Time:                                   8:04am

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

17 February 2021

 

Part A           Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B           Reports for Information

Part C           Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

Mihi/Karakia Timatanga: Callum Stewart-Ward 

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

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00007

That the apology for early departure from Keir Leslie, who was absent for Items 6, 7, 9 and 10, be accepted.

Callum Stewart-Ward/Lee Sampson                                                                                                                 Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest / Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

Part B

Karolin Potter declared an interest in Item 9 –  Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Area Report – February 2021.

 

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

Part C

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00008

That the minutes of the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board meeting held on Tuesday, 2 February 2021 be confirmed subject to the following amendments:

Item 9 – Cashmere/ Worsley/ Hoon Hay Road – Intersection Upgrade – “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.”

Tim Scandrett/Keir Leslie                                                                                                                                      Carried

 

4.   Public Forum / Te Huinga Whānui

Part B

4.1

Cycle Safety

Sophia White, resident, spoke about concerns with cycle safety in the Board area.

Ms White proposed an idea of running a bumper sticker design competition in schools. The sticker could then be printed and put on parents’ cars and shared amongst community to build awareness of cycle safety.

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

Part B

The Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board agreed to request that staff support the presenter to develop a proposal to improve cycle safety, especially for children and families, in the Spreydon-Cashmere area in more detail.

 

4.2

King George V Reserve

Mark Gibson, resident, spoke about the forthcoming 30th anniversary celebration for King George V Reserve to acknowledge the launch of a community-led regeneration project in 1990. At the event, he will also seek expressions of interest for volunteers to help with reserve.

Mr Gibson noted that he might apply for a small grant to support this event. He would also like an elected member to speak at the celebration to represent the Council.

Mr Gibson noted that many residents would like the reserve to be renamed to create a closer connection to the community.

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

Part B

The Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board agreed to:

1.              Request that staff investigate options for a new name for King George V Reserve.

 

2.              Refer the other issues raised in the presentation to staff for advice and support.

Attachments

a       PowerPoint Presentation  

 

5.   Deputations by Appointment / Ngā Huinga Whakaritenga

Part B

5.1

Issues in Huntsbury Area

Robin Schulz, resident, spoke about issues in Coronation Reserve, Major Aitken Drive and its side streets and a lack of maintenance of road reserves.

Item 8 of these minutes refers.

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Mr Schulz for his deputation.

Part B

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Refers the issues raised by the presenter about roading and drainage to staff for advice.

Attachments

a       Issues in Huntsbury Area PowerPoint Presentation  

 

5.2

Lower Cashmere Residents Association

Sue Bye, Coordinator of the Lower Cashmere Residents Association, spoke about her concern with reductions in parks funding, especially the maintenance and community planting budgets. Ms Bye emphasised that investment in grassroots activities is important as it keeps the community functioning and makes the area an enjoyable place to live.

Items 7 and 8 of these minutes refer.

After questions from members, the Chairperson thanked Ms Bye for her deputation.

 

8.   Briefing - Community Parks Update

 

Staff in attendance provided a briefing on Community Parks activities.

 

The Board also took into consideration the deputations from Robin Shulz, resident, and Sue Bye, Coordinator of the Lower Cashmere Residents Association (Items 5.1 and 5.2 of these minutes refers).

 

 

Officer Recommendations / Ngā Tūtohu

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Note the information supplied during the Briefing – Community Parks Update.

 

Part B

The Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board agreed to:

1.              Request staff advice on the funding required to fully implement the Coronation Reserve Development Plan and carry out ongoing maintenance.

 

2.              Agree to consider requesting funding for the Coronation Reserve Development Plan in its Long Term Plan submission.

 

3.              Refer the issues raised by the public forum presentation and correspondence from the Lower Cashmere Residents Association regarding Cashmere View Park (refer Items 5.2 and 7 of these minutes) to staff for advice.

 

4.              Agree to consider requesting more Urban Rangers in its Long Term Plan submission.

 

Attachments

a       Coronation Reserve Pictures

b      Coronation Reserve - Final Approved Concept Plan  

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:40am and reconvened at  9:50am.

 

Keir Leslie left the meeting at 9:41am.

6.   Presentation of Petitions / Ngā Pākikitanga

Part B

There was no presentation of petitions.

 

9.   Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Area Report - February 2021

 

Officer Recommendations / Ngā Tūtohu

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Area Report for February 2021.

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00009

Part B

That the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.              Receive the Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Area Report for February 2021.

 

2.              Approve a grant of $1,100 from its 2020-21 Discretionary Response Fund towards the Communicating with the Community project, and any unused funds are returned to its 2020-21 Discretionary Response Fund.

 

3.              Approve a grant of $1,066 from its 2020-21 Discretionary Response Fund towards the cost for a Board member to attend the Community Boards Conference in Gore in April 2021, and any unused funds are returned to its 2020-21 Discretionary Response Fund.

Lee Sampson/Melanie Coker                                                                                                                                Carried

 

Karolin Potter declared an interest in Item 9 – Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Area Report - February 2021 and took no part in the Board’s discussion or voting on this item.

 

The Local Government Act 2002 and other legislations require that decision making must take into account all options and that sufficient time is given for that information to be received and considered. The Board believed it had sufficient information in this instance to make a decision on Item 9 – Waihoro/Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board Area Report - February 2021.

 

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

Part B

Board members shared the following information:

·         The Initial Proposal for the Representation Review is under development.

·         Board members attended a Spreydon Neighbourhood Network meeting.

·         A Board member attended the awards for the Sunflower Competition.

 

7.   Correspondence - Lower Cashmere Residents Association

 

Items 5.2 and 8 of these minutes refer.

 

 

Community Board Resolved SCCB/2021/00010 (Original officer recommendations accepted without change.)

Part B

That the Spreydon-Cashmere Community Board:

1.         Receive the information in the correspondence report from the Lower Cashmere Residents Association regarding funding for parks dated 17 February 2021.

Tim Scandrett/Callum Stewart-Ward                                                                                                               Carried

 

 

 

 

 

Karakia Whakamutunga: Karolin Potter 

Meeting concluded at 10:19am.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 2nd DAY OF MARCH 2021

 

 

Karolin Potter

Chairperson