Christchurch City Council

Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Thursday 27 January 2022

Time:                                   9.30am

Venue:                                 Council Chambers, Civic Offices,
53 Hereford Street, Christchurch

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Deputy Mayor Andrew Turner

Councillor Jimmy Chen

Councillor Catherine Chu

Councillor Melanie Coker

Councillor Pauline Cotter

Councillor Mike Davidson

Councillor Celeste Donovan

Councillor Anne Galloway

Councillor James Gough

Councillor Yani Johanson     

Councillor Aaron Keown

Councillor Sam MacDonald

Councillor Phil Mauger

Councillor Jake McLellan - via audio/visual link

Councillor Tim Scandrett

Councillor Sara Templeton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Principal Advisor

Dawn Baxendale

Chief Executive

Tel: 941 6996

 

Jo Daly

Council Secretary

941 8581

jo.daly@ccc.govt.nz

www.ccc.govt.nz

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Council

27 January 2022

 

 

Karakia Tīmatanga: Given by the Mayor

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies Ngā Whakapāha  

There were no apologies received.

 

Councillors Gough, Keown and MacDonald joined the meeting at 9.31am.

2.   Declarations of Interest Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

There were no declarations of interest recorded.

3.   Public Participation Te Huinga Tūmatanui

3.1   Public Forum Te Huinga Whānui

There were no public forum presentations.

 

3.2   Deputations by Appointment Ngā Huinga Whakaritenga

3.2.1 Josiah Tualamali'i, Dominic Wilson and Professor Bronwyn Hayward

Josiah Tualamali’i, Dominic Wilson and Professor Bronwyn Hayward presented a deputation and provided a supporting document to the Council on item 9. Removal of library fines.

Attachments

a       Council 27 January 2022 - Josiah Tualamali'i, Dominic Wilson and Bronwyn Hayward - Deputation Supporting Document - item 9 Removal of Library Fines  

 

4.   Presentation of Petitions Ngā Pākikitanga

There was no presentation of petitions.  

19. Supplementary Reports

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00001

That the report below be received and considered at the Council meeting on 27 January 2022:

20.       NEMA Regulatory Framework Review (‘Triefecta’) Programme


It was noted that supplementary agenda for this meeting includes an open report for item 17. CMUA Project Delivery Ltd - Preliminary Design. This item was included in the PX section of the agenda for the meeting.

Mayor/Councillor Cotter                                                                                                                                        Carried

 


 

5.   Council Minutes - 9 December 2021

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00002

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Council meeting held 9 December 2021

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Audit and Risk Management Committee meeting held 3 December 2021.

 

AND

 

That the Council receives the Minutes from the Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee meeting held 19 November 2021.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

6.   Audit and Risk Management Committee Minutes - 3 December 2021

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

8.   Health, Safety and Wellbeing Committee Minutes - 19 November 2021

 

Council Decision

Refer to item 5.

 

9.   Removal of library fines

 

The Council commenced consideration of this item, including questions to staff and discussion.

The officer recommendation was moved by Councillor Templeton and seconded by Councillor Davidson.

That the Council:

1.              Agrees to the removal of charges for overdue library items and all historical debt related to overdue library charges from 1 March 2022.

Debate on this item was adjourned at 10.30am, to reconvene later in the meeting.

 


 

Councillor Chu left the meeting at 10.33am and returned at 10.34am during consideration of item 10.

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 10.34am and returned at 10.35am during consideration of item 10.

 

10. Draft submission on SH76 Brougham Street upgrade

 

The Council provided direction to staff on additions to the submission, including key points to be incorporated in the submission summary.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00003

That the Council:

1.              Approve the draft submission to Waka Kotahi on their SH76 Brougham Street upgrade project (Attachment A circulated under separate cover) with the additions discussed, including key points within the submission summary.

Councillor Davidson/Councillor Donovan                                                                                                       Carried

Councillors Chu, Gough, Keown, MacDonald and Mauger requested that their votes against the resolution be recorded.

 

Councillor Cotter left the meeting at 11.07am and return at 11.09am during debate on item 9.

9.   Removal of library fines

 

The Council returned to debate on this item.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00004

That the Council:

1.              Agrees to the removal of charges for overdue library items and all historical debt related to overdue library charges from 1 March 2022.

The division was declared carried by 13 votes to 4 votes the voting being as follows:

For:                          Mayor Dalziel, Deputy Mayor Turner, Councillor Chen, Councillor Coker, Councillor Cotter, Councillor Davidson, Councillor Donovan, Councillor Galloway, Councillor Johanson, Councillor Mauger, Councillor McLellan, Councillor Scandrett and Councillor Templeton

Against:                 Councillor Chu, Councillor Gough, Councillor Keown and Councillor MacDonald

Councillor Templeton/Councillor Davidson                                                                                                    Carried

 

12. Resolution to Exclude the Public

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00005

That Barry Bragg, Chair CMUA Project Delivery Ltd, Steve Reindler CMUA Board Director, Gill Cox CMUA Board Director, Peter Neven CMUA Independent Advisor and Caroline Harvie-Teare Chief Executive Venues Ōtautahi–remain after the public have been excluded for item 17.CMUA Project Delivery Ltd - Preliminary Design of the public excluded agenda as they have knowledge that is relevant to that item and will assist the Council.

 

That at 11.38am the resolution to exclude the public set out on pages 134 to 136 of the agenda be adopted.

Mayor/Councillor Scandrett                                                                                                                                    Carried

Councillor Johanson requested that his vote against the resolutions be recorded.

Secretarial note: Steve Reindler and Peter Neven did not join the meeting.

 

The public were readmitted to the meeting at 12.08pm.

 

17. CMUA Project Delivery Ltd - Preliminary Design

 

Barry Bragg, Chair CMUA Project Delivery Ltd and Caroline Harvie-Teare Chief Executive Venues Ōtautahi joined Council staff in presenting this item. The Council received a presentation on the CMUA Project Delivery Limited preliminary design.

The officer recommendations were moved by Councillor Mauger and seconded Councillor Keown.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00006

That the Council:

1.         Receive the information and accept the recommendation from CMUA Project Delivery Ltd Board that the Preliminary Design be accepted and allow Kōtui to continue on the Developed Design Phase of the project. 

The division was declared carried by 11 votes to 3 votes the voting being as follows:

For:                          Mayor Dalziel, Deputy Mayor Turner, Councillor Chen, Councillor Chu, Councillor Galloway, Councillor Gough, Councillor Keown, Councillor MacDonald, Councillor Mauger, Councillor McLellan and Councillor Scandrett

Against:                 Councillor Davidson, Councillor Donovan and Councillor Templeton

Abstained:            Councillor Coker, Councillor Cotter and Councillor Johanson

Councillor Mauger/Councillor Keown                                                                                                               Carried

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00007

2.         Accept the name Te Kaha that has been gifted by Ngāi Tūāhuriri to the Christchurch City Council for the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena, to be located on Te Kaharoa (the whenua (land) surrounding).

3.         Note that the commercially sensitive information regarding design and budget  contained within the Public Excluded part of this report can be released on the acceptance of the Design and Construct Contract with BESIX Watpac, or when the Council Chief Executive and the Chair of CMUA Project Delivery Ltd determine there are no longer grounds for withholding any or all of the information.

Councillor Mauger/Councillor Keown                                                                                                               Carried

 

Attachments

a       Council 27 January 2021 - Item 17 - CMUA - Preliminary Design Presentation Slides to Elected Members at meeting (open meeting)  

 

Report from Audit and Risk Management Committee - 3 December 2021

7.   Audit Management Report 2021 and Debenture Trust Deed Audit 2021

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00008

Committee recommendation adopted without change.

That the Council:

1.         Receives the Audit New Zealand Management Report relating to the audit of the financial statements and annual report for the year ended 30 June 2021.

Councillor MacDonald/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                               Carried

 

Councillor Gough left the meeting at 12.56pm.

11. Draft submission on Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill

 

The Council decision included that the Council’s 2021 correspondence to Environment Canterbury on this matter would be included with the Council’s submission.

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00009

That the Council:

1.              Approve the draft Council submission on the Canterbury Regional Council (Ngāi Tahu Representation) Bill (Attachment A circulated under separate cover) including the correspondence to Environment Canterbury in 2021.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

Councillor MacDonald requested his vote against the resolution be recorded.

Councillor Keown abstained from voting on this item.

 

 

 


 

 

  20. NEMA Regulatory Framework Review (“Trifecta”) Programme

 

Council Resolved CNCL/2022/00010

Mayor’s recommendations adopted without change.

That the Council:

1.         Notes the rushed timetable proposed for feedback on the Modernising the Emergency Management Framework engagement material. 

2.         Notes that Councils, along with our communities, are the heart of civil defence and therefore need to be fully engaged in change proposals before they are introduced into Parliament.

3.         Agrees that there are changes that need to be made to our civil defence and emergency framework, including the need to recognise mana whenua in the legislative framework.

4.         Requests in the strongest terms that the pre-legislative engagement be extended so as to allow meaningful opportunities for the Council to influence the shaping of the civil defence and emergency management framework.

5.         Notes that Local Government New Zealand/Te Kahui Kaunihera ō Aotearoa has been asked to support this call. 

6.         Notes that a briefing on the Trifecta Programme will be arranged as soon as practicable.

Mayor/Deputy Mayor                                                                                                                                               Carried

 

 

 

 

Karakia Whakamutunga: Given by the Mayor

 

Meeting concluded at 1.01pm

 

CONFIRMED THIS 10th DAY OF FEBRUARY 2022.

 

Mayor Lianne Dalziel

Chairperson