Palmerston North City Council

 

Minutes of the Planning and Strategy Committee Meeting Part I Public, held in the Council Chamber, First Floor, Civic Administration Building, 32 The Square, Palmerston North on 04 December 2017, commencing at 9.01am

Members

Present:

Councillors Duncan McCann (in the Chair), Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

Apologies:

The Mayor (Grant Smith) and Councillors Jim Jefferies and Tangi Utikere (for early departure).

 

Councillor Vaughan Dennison entered the meeting at 9.07am during consideration of clause 80.  He was not present for clauses 78 and 79.

   

78-17

Apologies

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Leonie Hapeta.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That the Committee receive the apologies.

 

Clause 78-17 above was carried 13 votes to 0, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

   

79-17

Confirmation of Minutes

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That the minutes of the Planning and Strategy Committee meeting of 6       November 2017 Part I Public be confirmed as a true and correct record.

 

Clause 79-17 above was carried 12 votes to 0 with 1 abstention, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor and Bruno Petrenas and Aleisha Rutherford.

Abstained:

Councillor Tangi Utikere.

 

80-17

Review of Palmerston North Dog Control Policy - Approval for Consultation

Report, dated 10 November 2017 from the Policy Analyst, Ann-Marie Mori.

Councillor Vaughan Dennison entered the meeting at 9.07am.

In discussion it was mentioned that a trial allowing dogs on a leash access to the Central Business District should be consulted on.

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Leonie Hapeta.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That the Statement of Proposal (the draft Dog Control Policy 2018) and the Summary of Information, attached as Appendix 1 to the report, be approved for consultation using the Special Consultative Procedure in accordance with s10 of the Dog Control Act 1996 and s83 of the Local Government Act 2002.

2.   That the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of the Planning and Strategy Committee be authorised to make minor amendments to the Statement of Proposal (that includes the draft Dog Control Policy) and the Summary of Information prior to the public consultation commencing on 27 January 2018.

 

Clauses 80.1 and 80.2 above were carried 14 votes to 0, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Vaughan Dennison, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

 

Moved Lorna Johnson, seconded Duncan McCann.

3.  That consultation on the option of a 12 month trial allowing ‘on leash’ dog      access to the Central Business District be included in the consultation      document replacing the proposal to allow dogs at events in prohibited      public places.

 

Clause 80.3 above was carried 12 votes to 2, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

Against:

Councillors Adrian Broad and Vaughan Dennison.

 

81-17

Opportunities to address unsecured roaming dogs

Report, dated 20 November 2017 from the Head of Environmental Protection Services, Graeme Gillespie.

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Vaughan Dennison.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That the level of service for the after-hours Animal Control Service be increased, on a trial basis for 4 months, to enable roaming dog notifications to be responded to. It be noted that a maximum of 1 hour will be spent on dealing with each individual notification.

2.   It be noted that the cost of the trial for the 4 month period will be $6,000.  This will be funded from the approved operating budget for Animal Control Services for 2017/18.

3.   That the results of the trial be reported back to the Planning and Strategy Committee for consideration in June 2018. 

 

Clause 81-17 above was carried 14 votes to 0, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Vaughan Dennison, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

 

82-17

Bikes In Schools Programme Assessment

Report, dated 27 November 2017 from the Road Planning Team Leader, David Lane.

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Aleisha Rutherford.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That consideration of the item titled “Bikes In Schools Programme Assessment” be adjourned to the Council meeting to be held at 9.00am on Thursday 21 December 2017.

 

Clause 82-17 above was carried 13 votes to 1, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Vaughan Dennison, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

Against:

Councillor Karen Naylor.

 

83-17

Remits for LGNZ AGM

Memorandum, dated 10 November 2017 from the Strategy & Policy Manager, Julie Macdonald.

 

Moved Aleisha Rutherford, seconded Leonie Hapeta.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That the Committee note the opportunity to nominate remit items to be proposed through the Local Government New Zealand process.

 

Clause 83-17 above was carried 14 votes to 0, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Vaughan Dennison, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

 

84-17

Plan Change 22A-G

Memorandum, dated 13 November 2017 from the Senior Policy Planner, Jono Ferguson-Pye.

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Aleisha Rutherford.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That consideration of the item titled “Plan Change 22A-G” be adjourned to the Committee’s meeting to be held at 9.00am on Wednesday 7 February 2018.

 

Clause 84-17 above was carried 14 votes to 0, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Vaughan Dennison, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

 

85-17

Committee Work Schedule

 

Moved Duncan McCann, seconded Aleisha Rutherford.

The COMMITTEE RESOLVED

1.   That the Planning and Strategy Committee receive its Work Schedule dated December 2017.

 

Clause 85-17 above was carried 14 votes to 0, the voting being as follows:

For:

Councillors Brent Barrett, Susan Baty, Rachel Bowen, Adrian Broad, Gabrielle Bundy-Cooke, Vaughan Dennison, Lew Findlay QSM, Leonie Hapeta, Lorna Johnson, Duncan McCann, Karen Naylor, Bruno Petrenas, Aleisha Rutherford and Tangi Utikere.

      

The meeting finished at 10.07am.

 

Confirmed 7 February 2018

 

 

 

Chairperson