Council updates  |  9 May 2020

Christchurch City Council is meeting on Thursday 14 May. The main items on the agenda for the public part of the meeting are:

  • An update from the Covid-19 Incident Management Team Lead, including the Council’s transition to Alert Level 2.
  • A report asking the Council to note and consider proposed changes to the timeline for 2020/21 Annual Plan process to accommodate the consequences of the Covid-19 Alert Level 4.
  • Mayor Lianne Dalziel’s monthly report for March and April 2020 giving an update on external activities she undertakes in her city and community leadership role and the external bodies she attends on behalf of the Council.
  • A report into Development Contributions – Central City Rebate Schemes on whether these schemes should continue past their current expiry date of 30 June 2020 and, if so, on what basis. The report includes analysis of the schemes in the context of Covid-19.
  • A Plan Change 2 – Port Hills Slope Instability Management Areas Overlay Update report recommending the Council adopts a Commissioner’s recommendations as its decision.
  • A report on Establishment of a Coastal Hazards Working Group which asks the Council for approval to establish such a group to support two Council committees with the delivery of two upcoming projects; the Coastal Hazards Adaptation Planning Programme and the Proposed Plan Change – New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement Alignment (Hazards).
  • A report that corrects an administrative error and recommends part of a decision made by the Council in September 2019 in respect of a proposed new signalised intersection on Marshland Road be revoked.
  • Reports recommending time extensions for central city landmark heritage grants be given to the owner of the former Chief Post Office building in Cathedral Square and the owner of the former Sargood Son and Ewen Building at 92 Lichfield St.
  • A report recommending the Council signs up to the Community Waterways Partnership Charter and appoints a Councillor to be a signatory.

Members of the public are welcome to watch the meeting on the live-stream.

Read the 14 May Council agenda.