Waimāero

Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board

Open Minutes

 

 

Date:                                    Monday 16 May 2022

Time:                                   4.32pm

Venue:                                 Held via Audio/Visual Link

 

 

Present

Chairperson

Deputy Chairperson

Members

Bridget Williams

David Cartwright

Linda Chen

James Gough

Aaron Keown

Sam MacDonald

Jason Middlemiss

Shirish Paranjape

Mike Wall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryanne Lomax

Manager Community Governance, Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood

941 6730

maryanne.lomax@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/

 


Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board

16 May 2022

 

Part A           Matters Requiring a Council Decision

Part B           Reports for Information

Part C           Decisions Under Delegation

 

Post meeting Note: This meeting was held via audio/visual link on the Zoom platform due to New Zealand being at the orange setting of the Covid-19 Protection Framework (the Traffic Alert system) 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 agenda was dealt with in the following order.

1.   Apologies / Ngā Whakapāha

There were no apologies.

2.   Declarations of Interest / Ngā Whakapuaki Aronga

Part B

Shirish Paranjape declared an interest in Item 9 as a member of the Riccarton Bush Trust.

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

Part C

The Chairperson asked members to confirm that the minutes were a true and accurate record of the meeting held on 11 April 2022. No matters concerning the accuracy of the minutes were raised. Bridget Williams moved that the minutes be confirmed. The motion was seconded by James Gough and when put to the vote was carried unanimously.

Community Board Resolved FWHB/2022/00022

That the minutes of the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board meeting held on Monday, 11 April 2022 be confirmed.

Bridget Williams/James Gough                                                                                                                           Carried

 

4.   Public Forum / Te Huinga Whānui

Part B

4.1

University of Canterbury Athletics Club

Michael Henstock spoke on behalf of the University of Canterbury Athletics Club regarding the Club’s proposal to develop permanent athletics facilities at Fendalton Park. The Club operated with temporary facilities over the 2021/22 summer season which was very successful and received positive feedback. The running track also ended up being well used by the general public.

The Club have reached agreement with the neighbouring bowling club to use a storage container and toilet/bathroom facilities, and are grateful for their support.

The Club want to negotiate a lease to enable construction of permanent facilities, including rubber surfaces for the long jump and high jump run-ups, and throwing circles. The Club are hoping to have this underway by January 2023.

Mr Henstock also indicated the Club are likely to approach the Board for funding support once further progress is made.

 

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.   Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Submissions Committee Minutes - 4 April 2022

 

The Chairperson asked members to confirm that the minutes were a true and accurate record of the meeting held on 4 April 2022. No matters concerning the accuracy of the minutes were raised. Bridget Williams moved that the minutes be confirmed. The motion was seconded by Mike Wall and when put to the vote was carried unanimously.

 

Community Board Resolved FWHB/2022/00023

Officer recommendations accepted without change.

That the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board receives and confirms the Minutes from the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Submissions Committee meeting held 4 April 2022.

Bridget Williams/Mike Wall                                                                                                                                   Carried

 

8.   Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Submissions Committee Minutes - 9 May 2022

 

The Chairperson asked members to confirm that the minutes were a true and accurate record of the meeting held on 9 May 2022. No matters concerning the accuracy of the minutes were raised. Bridget Williams moved that the minutes be confirmed. The motion was seconded by Shirish Paranjape and when put to the vote was carried unanimously.

 

Community Board Resolved FWHB/2022/00024

Officer recommendations accepted without change.

That the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board receives and confirms the Minutes from the Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Submissions Committee meeting held 9 May 2022.

Bridget Williams/Shirish Paranjape                                                                                                                   Carried

 

9.   Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board, 2021-22 Discretionary Response Fund Applications, Anglican Diocese of Christchurch Merivale St Albans, Riccarton Bush Trust

 

The Community Development Advisor introduced this item and called for any questions from the Board. There being no questions or debate on this item, Sam MacDonald moved that the staff recommendations be adopted. The motion was seconded by Mike Wall and on being put to the vote was declared carried unanimously.

 

Community Board Resolved FWHB/2022/00025

Officer recommendations accepted without change.

Part C

That the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board:

1.         Approves a grant of $3,600 from its 2021-22 Discretionary Response Fund to Riccarton Bush Trust towards their Pump and Bore Liner replacement.

2.         Approves a grant of $6,400 from its 2021-22 Discretionary Response Fund to Anglican Diocese of Christchurch – Parish of Merivale St Albans towards their Gentle Stepping Stone outreach project.

Sam MacDonald/Mike Wall                                                                                                                                    Carried

 

10. Application to the 2021-22 Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Youth Development Fund - Nicholas Book

 

The Community Governance Manager introduced this item and explained that this matter has been brought to the Board because it exceeds the amount that staff are able to approve within their delegations. There being no questions or debate on this item, David Cartwright moved that the staff recommendation be adopted. The motion was seconded by Shirish Paranjape and on being put to the meeting was declared carried unanimously.

 

Community Board Resolved FWHB/2022/00026

Officer recommendations accepted without change.

Part C

That the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board resolve to:

1.         Approve a grant of $500 from its 2021-22 Youth Development Fund to Nicholas Book towards competing at the 2022 U16 FIBA Asia Cup in Qatar in June 2022 and the U17 FIBA World Cup in Spain in July 2022.

David Cartwright/Shirish Paranjape                                                                                                                  Carried

 

11. Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Area Report - May 2022

 

The Community Governance Manager introduced this item and highlighted the following points:

·         The Governance Team will present a report to the Board in June to confirm the recipients of the Community Service Awards. The plan is for the awards to be presented at a function in July or August.

·         The Bishopdale Safety Initiative is underway and a booklet will be delivered with the Bishopdale Bulletin shortly.

·         The Community Development Advisors are providing capacity building training for local community groups which have been very successful. The Governance Team has a database which is intended to capture every community group in the Board area. Every group on the database gets invited to courses and networking events that we host. Board members are welcome to send the details of groups they know about to the Governance Team to make sure they are on the database.

Mike Wall moved that the staff recommendation be adopted. The motion was seconded by David Cartwright and on being put to the meeting was carried unanimously.

 

Community Board Resolved FWHB/2022/00027

Officer recommendations accepted without change.

Part B

That the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board:

1.         Receive the Waimāero Fendalton-Waimairi-Harewood Community Board Area Report for      May 2022.

Mike Wall/David Cartwright                                                                                                                                  Carried

 

 

12. Elected Members’ Information Exchange

Part B

Members exchanged information on the following matters of interest:

·         Mike Wall informed the Board that he attended the opening for the Christine Heremaia Field Centre, which is the Styx Living Laboratory Trust’s new facility, on 7 May. It was a great event and well attended.

·         Board Members are receiving numerous reports of car break-ins, including at the Groynes. The Board discussed security cameras and signage as potential ways to address this.

·         Aaron Keown informed the Board of a tree on Cullahill Street which has caused significant damage to the underground infrastructure. The local residents have asked for it to be removed.

·         The Riccarton Bush Trust held an event to launch fundraising for the proposed Boardwalk Project. The Christchurch Foundation is going to lead the fundraising efforts. 

·         Shirish Paranjape is giving a presentation to the Canterbury Justices of the Peace Association about the role of the Community Board.

·         The Board discussed the Autumn street sweeping schedule.

·         Bridget Williams informed the Board that she had been contacted by a local resident concerned that people are parking illegally outside their driveway, creating an obstruction.

Office Road

The Board requested advice from staff about ways to address people parking against the very short sections of kerb outside 70 Office Road (which obstructs the driveway). 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting concluded at 5.05PM.

 

CONFIRMED THIS 13TH DAY OF JUNE 2022

 

Bridget Williams

Chairperson