Waipuna

Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Tuesday 1 March 2022                                                

Time:                                    5.03pm

Venue:                                 Held by Audio/Visual Link

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Mike Mora

Helen Broughton

Jimmy Chen

Catherine Chu

Gamal Fouda

Anne Galloway

Andrei Moore

Debbie Mora

Mark Peters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma Pavey

Manager Community Governance, Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton

941 5107

emma.pavey@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/

 


Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board

01 March 2022

 

Part A           Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B          Reports for Information

Part C          Decisions Under Delegation

 

 

Secretarial Note: It is noted that this meeting was held via audio/visual link on the Zoom platform due to the country being under COVID-19 Protection Framework (the Traffic Alert System Red) on the date the meeting was scheduled. These minutes provide a written summary of the meeting proceedings.

 

The Chairperson opened the meeting and notified members that the meeting was being publicly livestreamed on YouTube and that the recording would be kept online for future viewing.

 

The Chairperson introduced members and staff in attendance.

 

The agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies Ngā Whakapāha

Part C

The Chairperson called for apologies. An apology was received from Catherine Chu for a possible early departure. The Chairperson called for a mover and seconder to accept the apology.

Helen Broughton moved that the apology be accepted. The motion was seconded by Anne Galloway. Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00011

That an apology for possible early departure from Catherine Chu be accepted.

Helen Broughton/Anne Galloway                                                                                         Carried

 

2.   Declarations of Interest Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

Part B

The Chairperson called for any declarations of interest. No declarations were recorded.

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

Part C

The Chairperson asked members to confirm that the minutes of the previous Board meeting on 15 February 2022 were a true and correct record of the meeting. It was noted that the minutes were a written summary of the meeting proceedings. No issues or questions concerning the accuracy of the minutes were raised. The Chairperson acknowledged the Deputy Chairperson for chairing this meeting. The Chairperson called for a mover and seconder to confirm the minutes.

Mark Peters moved that the minutes be confirmed. The motion was seconded by Andrei Moore. Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00012

That the minutes of the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board meeting held on Tuesday, 15 February 2022 be confirmed.

Mark Peters/Andrei Moore                                                                                                      Carried

 

4.   Public Forum Te Huinga Whānui

Part B

There were no public forum presentations.

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.   Correspondence

 

Board Consideration

 

The Chairperson noted the correspondence from Megan Woods, Member of Parliament, supporting the installation of a pedestrian crossing outside Knights Stream School, Halswell. There was discussion regarding the costs of installing a pedestrian crossing.

 

The Chairperson moved the officer's recommendation. The motion was seconded by Anne Galloway.

 

Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00013 (Original Officer Recommendation accepted without change)

Part B

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board:

1.         Receives the information from Megan Woods, Member of Parliament for Wigram, in the Correspondence Report, supporting the installation of a pedestrian crossing outside Knights Stream School, Halswell.

Mike Mora/Anne Galloway                                                                                                       Carried

 

 

 

8.   60A & 60B Whincops Road and 31 Light Mood Road - Proposed Road Names -

 

Board Consideration

 

The Chairperson moved the officer's recommendation. The motion was seconded by Debbie Mora.

 

Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00014 (Original Officer Recommendations accepted without change)

Part C

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board:

1.         Approves the following new road names for 60A & 60B Whincops Road (RMA/2021/19 and RMA/2021/3644):

a.        Road 2 - Kahurangi Road

b.        Road 3 - Zion Place

2.         Approves the following new road names for 31 Light Mood Road (RMA/2021/337):

a.        Road 2 - Ferbane Way

b.        Road 3 - Gusto Lane

Mike Mora/Debbie Mora                                                                                                            Carried

 

9.   95 Sutherlands Road - Proposed Road Names -

 

Board Consideration

The Chairperson called for a mover and seconder. Jimmy Chen moved the officer’s recommendation. The motion was seconded by Mark Peters.

A member queried the recommended name Storr Close and whether this was appropriate.

Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no further debate, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00015 (Original Officer Recommendations accepted without change)

Part C

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board:

1.         Approves the following new road names for 95 Sutherlands Road (RMA/2020/176):

a.        Road 1 - Glendore Drive

b.        Road 2 - James MacKenzie Drive

c.         Road 3 - Storr Close

Jimmy Chen/Mark Peters                                                                                                         Carried

Gamal Fouda joined the meeting at 5.12 pm.

 

10. Troup Drive/Whiteleigh Avenue  - Safety Improvements

 

Board Consideration

The Chairperson called for a mover and seconder. Jimmy Chen moved the officer’s recommendation. The motion was seconded by Debbie Mora.

The Area Traffic Engineer was in attendance and spoke to the report and answered questions.

There was discussion on the proposed height of raised platforms and whether this was sufficient. Staff confirmed that the proposed structure was considered suitable as a safety measure at this site.

Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no further debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

Community Board Decided HHRB/2022/00016 (Original Officer Recommendations accepted without change)

Part A

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board recommends that Council:

1.         Approves the installation of a 75 millimetre raised platform on the exit lane (slip lane) of Whiteleigh Avenue into Troup Drive in accordance with Attachment A to the Officer’s report on the meeting agenda.

2.         Approves the installation of a 75 millimetre raised platform on the exit lane (slip lane) of Troup Drive into Whiteleigh Avenue in accordance with Attachment A to the Officer’s report on the meeting agenda.

3.         Revokes any previous resolutions pertaining to traffic controls made pursuant to any bylaw to the extent that they are in conflict with the traffic controls described in 1. and 2.

Jimmy Chen/Debbie Mora                                                                                                      Carried

 

11. Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report - February 2022

 

Board Consideration

Staff in attendance spoke to the report.

The Community Board Adviser outlined the report and answered questions.

It was clarified that the Community Pride Garden Awards ceremony will not be held on the proposed date due to the current Government Traffic Light Red alert level restrictions but that staff will investigate arranging an event at a time when it can safely proceed, or alternative means of acknowledging recipients.

 

In response to a question, the Community Governance Manager clarified that the unspent portion of grants for cancelled locally funded events would be returned to the Board's Discretionary Response Fund, where the planned events could not be held safely at a later date.

With respect to cancelled metropolitan events, it was noted that any savings resulting from these will be considered along with other budgetary matters in Annual Plan considerations.

When asked, the Support Officer outlined the process for submitting Community Service Awards nominations, noting that this can be done online or by completion of hard copy forms.

It was noted that a submission on Proposed Private Plan Change 10 (Meadowlands) had been made on behalf of the Board under delegation by the Submissions Committee, that comprises of Board members other than Councillors. The Board is the only objector and there are plans to meet with the applicant to discuss issues.

It was noted that local Community Governance staff are working to support the Hornby Community Patrol.

In response to a question, staff confirmed that they can connect potential volunteers with the Council's Graffiti Team.

Members expressed an interest in regular liaison with Police so they can be updated on local issues.

The Chairperson called for a mover and seconder. Mark Peters moved the officer’s recommendation. The motion was seconded by Jimmy Chen.

Following invitation from the Chairperson there was no further debate on the item, and the motion was put to the vote and was declared carried.

 

Community Board Resolved HHRB/2022/00017 (Original Officer Recommendation accepted without change)

Part B

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board:

1.         Receives the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board Area Report for February 2022.

Mark Peters/Jimmy Chen                                                                                                         Carried

 

 

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

 

Part B

 

Board members exchanged information on the following:

 

·        It was noted that the local quarry group continues to meet and is working with Environment Canterbury and the Council to improve the operation of quarries in the area.

·        A tree on Wycola Park in vicinity of the Community Development Network Trust building, is to be removed owing to safety concerns and replacement trees will be planted.

·        It was clarified that there will be an opportunity for Board members to be updated on the upcoming proposed Local Government reforms.

·        It was noted that there is some local concern about the removal of trees on Buchanans Road and members are interested to see the design plan for the proposed replacement planting.

·        There is local interest in the future use of a site on Amyes Road, adjacent to a school swimming pool.

·        It was noted that staff are supporting local investigation into the setting up of a residents' association for the Awatea area.

·        There is local concern at the condition of Oakhampton Reserve, particularly with regards to fencing, length of grass, and vegetation debris.

·        It was noted that the Templeton Residents' Association has indicated interest in a spring flower show being held in the Templeton area, similar to the shows held by the Canterbury Horticultural Society.

·        Staff were acknowledged for their work in incorporating the hydrotherpay pool into the Hornby Centre building project. The efforts of the Board and the community in this venture were also discussed and it was agreed that the Board should be kept up to date on progress with community funding for the pool.

·        The recent efforts in cleaning the exterior of the Hornby Library buildings and courtyard were acknowledged.

·        The Low Cost Low Risk Safety Programme, that provides for work to be undertaken on a cost sharing basis between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and the Council, was highlighted.

·        It was noted that there is currently traffic congestion in the vicinity of the Wigram Covid-19 testing station on Mustang Avenue, Wigram and that improved signage could assist.

·        A member displayed photos of trucks parked outside a playground on Symes and Vickerys Roads and noted that this blocked the entrance to the playground and that the road surface is significantly deteriorated.

·        It was noted that a Notice of Motion requesting additional 40 kilometre per hour signage in the Knights Stream/Longhurst area has not yet been responded to.

·        It was noted that the Draft Annual Plan will be open for public consultation on 11 March 2022.

·        It was noted that the consultation on the Halswell Domain miniature railway and pond – new lease proposal has attracted significant interest with numerous submissions being made.

·        Current livestreaming of meetings was discussed and members indicated support and acknowledged staff work in facilitating this.

·        There is significant local concern at ongoing night work on Deans Avenue.

·        The Council's submission on the Natural and Built Environment Bill and Board members input into this was discussed.

·        It was noted that the Christchurch Regeneration Acceleration Facility Programme for road improvements in Riccarton is still in the process of being finalised.

·        A meeting had recently being held regarding the relocation of the Riccarton Community Garden. A new site on Dilworth Street has been identified.

·        Local community organisations have established a support network for those affected by Covid-19 and the response requirements. A 0800 number has been set up for residents to seek support.

·        It was noted that there is signage of Wycola Shops on Gilberthorpes Road, but not at Hei Hei Road.

·        There is local interest in the future use of the Council owned properties at 151 Gilberthorpes Road, Hornby.

·        The Hornby Community Care Trust that occupies part of the Hornby Library building on Goulding Avenue, is interested in the future of the building once the library relocates to the new Hornby Centre.

·        Members noted with concern, that there has been a crash involving a cyclist on Whincops Road and Richmond Avenue.

 

Attachments

a      Members' Information Exchange - Symes and Vickerys Roads photos  

 

12.1   Alcohol Licence Application - 62 Riccarton Road

The Board discussed the application for an Alcohol Licence for an Off-Licence premises at 62 Riccarton Road, noting that community objections have lodged on the granting of a licence.

 

There was a discussion on traffic and parking issues arising from this proposal together with other local concerns about the proposal. The Board agreed to seek leave to appear at a hearing of the application.

 

Part B

That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board agrees:

1.                 That the Waipuna Halswell-Hornby-Riccarton Community Board will seek leave of the District Licensing Committee under Section 204(2)(b) of the Sale and Supply Alcohol Act 2012, to appear at the hearing for an application by Christchurch Liquor Limited trading as Riccarton Beer Wine Spirits for an alcohol off licence in respect of premises situated at 62 Riccarton Road for the purpose of providing community input.

2.                 That in the event that leave is granted by the District Licensing Committee for the Board to appear at the hearing the Board delegates to Helen Broughton and /or Mark Peters to appear and speak on behalf of the Board.

 

12.2   Hornby Centre

It was noted that there is a lot of local interest in the progress of the building of the new Hornby Centre. Members agreed that they would like to have regular updates from staff.

Part B

The Board agreed to request staff to provide regular updates to the Board regarding progress of the building on the new Hornby Centre.

 

12.3   Bouler Court parking

The Board discussed residents' concerns regarding parking in Bouler Court, Halswell. The area is high density and parked vehicles frequently make access to residents' properties difficult. The Board agreed to seek staff advice.

Part B

The Board agreed to request staff investigate and provide advice on residents' parking concerns on Bouler Court, Halswell and any measures that can be taken.

Attachments

a      Members' Information Exchange - Bouler Court photo  

 

 

Meeting concluded at 6.19pm.

 

 

 

 

CONFIRMED THIS 15TH DAY OF MARCH 2022.

 

Mike Mora

Chairperson