Council

MINUTES

 

Minutes of an ordinary meeting of the Dunedin City Council held in the Edinburgh Room, Municipal Chambers, The Octagon, Dunedin on Monday 10 May 2021, commencing at 9.00 am

 

PRESENT

 

Mayor

Mayor Aaron Hawkins

 

Deputy Mayor

Cr Christine Garey

 

 

Members

Cr Sophie Barker

Cr David Benson-Pope

 

Cr Rachel Elder

Cr Doug Hall

 

Cr Carmen Houlahan

Cr Marie Laufiso

 

Cr Mike Lord

Cr Jim O'Malley

 

Cr Jules Radich

Cr Chris Staynes

 

Cr Lee Vandervis

Cr Steve Walker

 

Cr Andrew Whiley

 

 

 

IN ATTENDANCE

Sandy Graham (Chief Executive Officer), Simon Drew (General Manager Infrastructure Services), Simon Pickford (General Manager Community Services), John Christie (Director Enterprise Dunedin), Graham McKerracher (Manager, Council Communications and Marketing), Jeanette Wikaira (Kaiwhakamāherehere), Gavin Logie (Acting General Manager Finance), Robert West (Acting General Manager City Services) and Clare Sullivan (Team Leader Civic).

 

Governance Support Officers                Lynne Adamson, Lauren McDonald, Rebecca Murray, Jenny Lapham and Wendy Collard

 

 

 

The Mayor acknowledged the recent passing and service of the previous Mayor, Dave Cull and Jan Tucker, West Harbour Community Board member.

 

1          PUBLIC FORUM

 

             There was no public forum.

 

2          Apologies

There were no apologies.

 

3          Confirmation of agenda

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

Confirms the agenda without addition or alteration

 

Motion carried

 

 

4          Declarations of interest

Members were reminded of the need to stand aside from decision-making when a conflict arose between their role as an elected representative and any private or other external interest they might have.

 

Cr Chris Staynes advised that he was a life member of the Otago Chamber of Commerce, it  had been inadvertently removed from the register but was now reinstated.

 

Cr Doug Hall advised that he no longer supplied equipment to Mountain Biking Otago.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

a)     Amends the Elected Members' Interest Register; and

b)     Confirms the proposed management plan for Elected Members' Interests.

c)     Notes the proposed management plan for the Executive Leadership Team’s Interests.

Motion carried (CNL/2021/065)

    

Reports

5          DCC submission on the Otago Regional Council 2021/31 long term plan consultation

 

A report from Corporate Policy sought approval of a Dunedin City Council submission to the Otago Regional Council’s  2021/31 Long Term Plan consultation.

 

 

The Acting General Manager City Services (Robert West) and Policy Manager (Suzie Ballantyne) spoke to the report and responded to questions.

 

Cr Carmen Houlahan entered the meeting at 9.05 am

 

 

 

 

Moved (Cr Jim O'Malley/Cr Marie Laufiso):

That the Council:

 

a)     Approves the DCC submission to the Otago Regional Council 2021/31 Long Term Plan consultation.

b)     Authorises the Mayor or his delegate to speak to the submission.

 

Motion carried (CNL/2021/066) with Cr Lee Vandervis recording his vote against.

 

Cr David Benson-Pope left the meeting at 9.33 am.

 

6          DCC Submission: Supporting Sustainable Freedom Camping in Aotearoa New Zealand

 

A report from Parks and Recreation sought approval of a Dunedin City Council submission to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment on the consultation document ‘Supporting Sustainable Freedom Camping in Aotearoa New Zealand’.

 

The Acting General Manager City Services (Robert West) and Parks and Recreation Planner (Stephen Hogg) spoke to the report, advised of some minor corrections to the submission and responded to questions.

 

Cr Rachel Elder left the meeting at 9.54 am.

Cr David Benson-Pope returned to the meeting at 9.55 am.

Cr Rachel Elder returned to the meeting at 9.56 am.

Cr Carmen Houlahan left the meeting at 9.59 am and returned at 10.02 am.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting for five minutes.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 10.05 am and reconvened at 10.14 am.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Andrew Whiley):

That the Council:

 

Approves the DCC submission to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment with corrections as discussed at the meeting, and the following inclusion after paragraph 18:

-          The DCC encourages the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment to continue their investment in “Responsible Camping Initiatives” as contained in ‘Supporting Sustainable Freedom Camping in Aotearoa New Zealand’.

Motion carried (CNL/2021/067)

 

7          Hearing Schedule for the 10 Year Plan and Late Submissions

 

A report from Civic provided a schedule of the submitters that indicated they wished to present their views at the 10 year plan hearings, and sought consideration whether or not to accept the late submissions received.

 

The Chief Executive Officer (Sandy Graham) and Team Leader Civic (Clare Sullivan) spoke to the report and responded to questions.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

a)         Accepts the late submissions.

b)        Approves the addition of Mary O’Brien and Phyllis McPherson to the speaking list.

Motion carried (CNL/2021/068)

                

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Chris Staynes):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 10.43 am and reconvened at 12.55 pm.

 

SUBMISSIONS

The people who had indicated they wished to be heard in support of their submissions presented to the Council.

 

817638

Philippa Harris (General Manager) and Megan Bartlett (Board President), Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

 

Ms Harris and Ms Bartlett spoke in support of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) submission on the impact of the 30% reduction in grants funding received by the DSO.  They requested that the funding be increased to $120,000 which was slightly more than they had previously received.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 1.04 pm and returned at 1.06 pm.

 

 

Ms Harris and Ms Bartlett responded to questions.

 

817569

John Alexander (Chairman) and Fraser Richardson, Tennis Otago Incorporated

 

Messrs Alexander and Richardson provided a handout in support of the submission with a proposed plan and timeline for the redevelopment of Tennis Otago at Logan Park.  They requested financial support of no more than $1m from Council which would represent 1/3 of the total cost.   Messrs Alexander and Richardson then responded to questions.

 

816922

Kate Wilson, Middlemarch Swimming Club

 

Ms Wilson spoke to the Middlemarch Swimming Club submission and thanked Council for the annual $10,000 grant.  She requested an increase in funding of $5,000 per year due to the increase in costs to run the pool and the cost of the recently installed heatpump. 

 

Ms Wilson commented on the benefit of the pool to both the community and the wider community and advised that Mosgiel pool users may choose to go to the Middlemarch Pool while the new pool was being constructed.

 

Cr Doug Hall left the meeting at 1.22 pm and returned at 1.27 pm.

 

817309

Finn Boyle

 

Mr Boyle commented that he was part of the Ōtepoti Compost Collective and a private consultant.  He spoke in support of the four plus one bin kerbside collection option.  Mr Boyle commented that organic waste proved to be the biggest problem and provided the greatest opportunity. 

 

816966

Sue Novell and Donna Peacock, SCAN, Resilient Dunedin

817674

Ms Novell and Ms Peacock spoke to points of interest in their submissions which included the kerbside collection; pedestrianisation of the central city; a bus loop and public toilets and responded to questions.

 

817841

Bill Currie

 

Mr Currie spoke in support of his submission and voiced concern that the 10 year plan was not bold enough to achieve a carbon neural city by 2030.  He commented that there were good initiatives but urged Council to be more ambitious to avoid public complacency.

 

 

 

816991

Ian Griffin, Otago Museum

Mayor Aaron Hawkins withdrew from this submission and left the meeting at 1.59 pm. Cr Christine Garey assumed the Chair.

 

 

Messrs Griffin (Director, Otago Museum), Murray Bayly (CFO) and Prof David Hutchinson (Board Chair) spoke to the submission in support of their request for a 6.5% increase in the Levy Funding in 2021/22, and levy increases in line with inflation in subsequent years. They then responded to questions.

 

Mayor Aaron Hawkins returned to the meeting at 2.10 pm and assumed the Chair.

 

817652

Fiona Russell

 

Ms Russell spoke of the problems she encountered with the intersection at Cargills Corner in her wheelchair. 

 

Ms Russell responded to questions and requested that the timing of Barnes Dances be increased to enable additional time to cross intersections, and that mobility bays have lower kerbing to allow easier access to taxis.  

 

816552

Kevin Gilbert

 

Mr Gilbert commented on key points in his submission which included central city car parks.  He reiterated that In his opinion, a new car park building would be more beneficial than the planned central city parking management option.

 

Cr Doug Hall left the meeting at 2.26 pm and returned at 2.31 pm.

 

 

817375

Andy McLean and Kate Wilson, Otago Hockey

 

Mr McLean and Ms Wilson thanked Council for the current funding support received. They provided a presentation and spoke in support of the submission from Otago Hockey requesting long term equitable and accessible funding of turfs and hockey facilities. 

 

Mr McLean and Ms Wilson then responded to questions.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 2.38 pm.

 

 

817266

Georgi Hampton

 

Ms Hampton spoke in support of pedestrianisation and a shared space for the central city.  She also spoke of the necessity for an appropriate venue for live music which, in her opinion was not the Athenaeum or Mayfair Theatre.

 

Cr Mike Lord left the meeting at 2.48 pm.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 2.50 pm and reconvened at 2.54 pm.

Cr Mike Lord returned to the meeting at 2.56 pm.

 

 

817589

Daniel Benson-Guiu

 

Mr Benson-Guiu spoke in support of his submission which included concerns with population growth and climate change.  He suggested the use of rail infrastructure for commuter rail to help with reduction of greenhouse emissions and the use of Forbury Park for additional council housing and the restoration of a wetland environment.

 

Mr Benson-Guiu responded to questions.

                                                                                                            

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.06 pm and reconvened at 3.20 pm.

 

 

811100

Peter Manins

 

Mr Manins spoke in support of the cycleways and the completion of the last 2km on the peninsula project.

 

He also discussed his concern with the homelessness in Dunedin and requested that Council do everything possible to provide support.  Mr Manis also spoke about concerns with availability of alcohol.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis entered the meeting at 3.37 pm.

 

 

816483

Craig Reeves, Oxo Cubans

 

Mr Reeves outlined his background and spoke on the performing arts venue and outlined reasons why he did not support the options provided in the consultation document. 

 

In response to questions, Mr Reeves suggested that Council explore the use of Sammy’s and noted the benefits of that venue.

 

817676

Scott Muir, The Chills Band

 

Mr Muir distributed information in support of his submission and advised that he did not support either the Athenaeum or Mayfair Theatre options.  He commented that this view was supported by the majority on the Dunedin Music social media pages.  He suggested that the funding be ring fenced and more consultation be undertaken before a decision was made.

 

Mr Muir responded to questions.

 

811223

Jeremy Anderson

 

Mr Anderson provided information on his background in the theatre industry and reasons why he did not support either the Athenaeum or Mayfair Theatre options.

 

He responded to questions and commented that he believed a purpose built theatre would be the best option for Dunedin.

 

817643

Gareth McMillan, Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

 

Mr McMillan spoke to the submission on behalf of the Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust in support of increased investment in the arts infrastructure of Dunedin.  Mr McMillan responded to questions.

 

817519

Rick Zwaan, Forest and Bird

 

Mr Zwaan spoke on behalf of the Forest and Bird and highlighted points in their submission.  Mr Zwaan commented that he believed Council had a responsibility to identify biodiversity on private land and requested Council ensure there was adequate resourcing to support advancement in that area.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting and reconvenes at 9.00 am on Tuesday 11 May 2021.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 4.33 pm and reconvened at 9:00am on Tuesday 11 May 2021.

 

817722

Phillip Day, Gatekeeper Properties and Bath St, Stuart St, and Golden Bay Properties Ltd

 

 

Mr Day spoke against Council funding of community housing and a mid-sized theatre development.  He sought a speed limit of 30 km/h and increased parking availability for the Moray Place/Octagon area in the evenings.  Mr Day responded to questions.

 

817678

Tony Culling, Caversham Community Group

 

Mr Culling spoke to the submission from the Caversham Community Group, in particular traffic and safety concerns for the Caversham community, and the need for flood mitigation measures by Council.  Mr Culling responded to questions.

 

817671

Ann Barsby

 

Ms Barbsy spoke to her personal submission and sought an ongoing focus for the maintenance and protection of heritage buildings in the city.  She also requested that alternative options be considered for public transport and for household waste to assist carbon emission reduction. Ms Barsby responded to questions.

 

817858

Sue Edwards

 

Mrs Edwards spoke in support of the Mayfair Theatre option as a performing arts venue.  She sought diversion of trucks in the Wharf Street area to improve traffic flow, and queried the Council’s proposed improvements for stormwater and wastewater mitigation for Surrey Street, South Dunedin.  Mrs Edwards responded to questions.

 

817585

Julia Barth and Eleanor Doig, South Dunedin Community Network

 

Ms Barth spoke to the South Dunedin Community Network submission in support of the development of the Mayfair Theatre, building of community housing and improved playground facilities for all ages in South Dunedin. Ms Barth and Ms Doig responded to questions.

 

817259

Andy Barratt, Chairperson of Our Food  Network Dunedin Inc

 

Dr Barratt spoke to the Our Food Network Dunedin submission, and sought the filling of the existing DCC Good Food Dunedin Co-ordinator vacancy.  The submission requested $10,000 in funding for the provision of education in growing food in our local conditions.  Dr Barratt responded to questions.

 

Cr Mike Lord left the meeting at 10:07 am and returned at 10:09 am.

 

817652

Alison Derbyshire, Diving Otakou

 

Ms Derbyshire spoke to the submission from Diving Otakou requesting Council include a budget of $60,000 in 2021/22 for a feasibility study on the establishment of a pre training- warm up facility at the Moana Pool for divers, swimmers and gymnasts.

 

Cr Carmen Houlahan left the meeting at 10:11 am and returned and 10:12 am.

 

 

Ms Derbyshire responded to questions.

 

814432

Jordana Whyte, The Wildlife Hospital Trust

Cr Steve Walker, withdrew from this submission and left the meeting at 10.15 am.

 

 

Ms Whyte highlighted points from the submission on and provided updates on the work and profile of the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital. Ms Whyte responded to questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

             Adjourn the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:31 am and reconvened at  10:45am.

Cr Steve Walker returned to the meeting at 10.45 am.

 

816175

Blake Armstrong and Max Cunninghame, Dunedin Youth Council

 

Messrs Armstrong and Cunningham spoke to the submission and highlighted the priorities for the Youth Council of the DCC, which included the need for safe spaces for youth within the central city, for marginalised communities to have a larger voice, and for the ability for the Youth Council to speak with Council on issues impacting youth in the future.  Messrs Armstrong and Cunningham responded to questions.

 

816286

Francisca Griffin, West Harbour Community Board

 

Ms Griffin spoke on behalf of the West Harbour Community Board and reiterated the points in the Board’s submission, which included a request for public toilet facilities on the shared pathway, and an upgrade of George Street, Port Chalmers visual amenities, such as footpaths.  Ms Griffin responded to questions.

 

816196

Barry Williams, Strath Taieri Community Board

 

Mr Williams spoke on behalf of the Strath Taieri Community Board submission and reiterated the Board’s request for improvement in the level of maintenance by council on roads and road vegetation weed control in the area.   Mr Williams responded to questions.

 

817397

Chris Ford, Disabled Persons Assembly NZ

 

Mr Ford spoke to the Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) Dunedin submission.  He requested consideration be given to the provision of more mobility parking spaces, including at any future proposed ‘park and ride’ facilities.  Mr Ford responded to questions.

 

817675

Aaron Wolf

 

Mr Wolf spoke to his submission which sough promotion/incentivising of carpooling by Council, and promotion of the use of public transport to reduce carbon emissions.  Mr Wolf wanted Council to take measures to reduce the pace of erosion at beaches, including St Clair, Middle and St Kilda beaches.  Mr Wolf responded to questions.

 

816536

Steven De Graaf, Cargills Castle Trust

 

Mr De Graaf spoke to the Cargills Castle Trust’s submission, that the establishment of a coastal walking track to link Tunnel Beach to Cargills Castle be included in the 10 Year Plan.  Mr De Graaf responded to questions.

 

816462

Peter Dowden, Bus Users Support Group Ōtepoti-Dunedin

 

Mr Dowden spoke on behalf of the Bus Users Support Group Ōtepoti-Dunedin submission which did not support the introduction of bus lanes.  Mr Dowden also requested an improvement on the quality of existing bus stops for passenger  entering and exiting buses.

 

Cr Andrew Whiley left the meeting at 11:57am and returned at 12:02 pm.

 

Mr Dowden responded to questions.

 

816102

Jen Olsen

 

Ms Olsen spoke to her submission to encourage establishment of a Citizen’s Assembly process to promote public consultation from a representative cross section of the community, to reduce of greenhouse gases, and be part of the inclusive decision making of Council.  Ms Olsen responded to questions.

 

Cr Rachel Elder left the meeting at 12:03 pm and returned at 12:05 pm.

Cr Carmen Houlahan left the meeting at 12:06 pm and returned at 12:08 pm.

 

815859

Marty Roberts, Wow! Productions, Director of Afterburner Productions

 

Mr Roberts spoke in support of a purpose built theatre for the city. He considered focus was initially better placed on studio and smaller sized spaces (under 250 seats).  Mr Roberts noted the need for clear and direct input from local stakeholders/practitioners for user friendly building design.  He then responded to questions.

 

815058

John McKenzie, School Principal, North East Valley Normal School, Lead Principal North Dunedin Community of Learning

 

Mr McKenzie requested that Council consider provision of safe and engaging spaces for children and young people in the central city.  Mr McKenzie responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

That the Council:

 

  Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.34 pm and reconvened at 1.00 pm.

 

 

817558

Phil Dowsett, Otago Settlers Association

 

Mr Dowsett spoke to the submission from the Otago Settlers Association in support of planned funding for the renewal of furniture, and capital expenditure for acquisitions and minor capital works.  Mr Dowsett responded to questions. 

 

817630

Helena-Jane Kilkelly and Dr Emily Duncan, Prospect Park Productions

 

Ms Kilkelly and Dr Duncan supported the development of a mid-size theatre in principle, but did not support the two options presented.  Ms Kilkelly and Dr Duncan responded to questions.

 

817319

Fiona Clements, Res.Awesome Ltd

 

Ms Clements spoke in support of the proposed 4 plus 1 bin kerbside collection system, and asked Council to support options for the CBD.  She called for an education campaign for composting and mixed recycling.  Ms Clements responded to questions.

 

 

817315

Fiona Clements and Murray Grimwood, Resilient Dunedin Inc

 

Ms Clements and Mr Grimwood spoke to their submission and raised issues of potential population decline and economic collapse.  Mr Grimwood and Ms Clements responded to questions. 

 

817326

Rachel Butler and Wade Pearson, Startup Dunedin

 

Ms Butler and Mr Pearson highlighted the impact Startup Dunedin had achieved and thanked Council for its support.  Ms Butler and Mr Pearson responded to questions.

 

817279

Judy Martin, OneCoast Resource Recovery

 

Ms Martin spoke in support of the proposed separate collection of food waste, and a trial in Waikouaiti for a local food waste collection and composting location.  Ms Martin responded to members’ questions.

 

817213

Jett Ganoway and Finn Campbell, Generation Zero

 

Mr Ganoway and Mr Campbell spoke in support of a focus on active transport mode and measures to ensure zero carbon 2030.  Mr Ganoway and Mr Campbell responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

Adjourns the meeting.

 

 Motion carried

 

The meeting was adjourned at 2.05 pm and reconvened at 2.22 pm.

 

 

816565

Dr Kim Morgan, Broad Bay Community Centre

 

Dr Morgan spoke to their submission requesting that Council considers waiving the Temporary Change of Use consent fee for non-profit organisations.  Dr Morgan responded to questions.

 

 

816654

Stef Toemmers

 

Ms Toemmers commented that she supported closing general vehicle access to Tomahawk beach, but wanted boat users to be provided with access.  Ms Toemmers responded to members’ questions.

 

816498

Miranda Buhler

 

Ms Buhler advised that she did not support the proposed kerbside collection options but did support additional funding for housing.  Ms Buhler responded to questions.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 2.42 pm.

 

 

813432

Tony Eyre, Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics’ Institute

 

On behalf of the Dunedin Athenaeum and Mechanics’ Institute, Mr Eyre spoke to their submission, noted that as a lessee of the Athenaeum, they wanted to be included in the discussion about the use of the building.  Mr Eyre responded to questions.

 

 

Cr Lee Vandervis returned to the meeting at 2.54 pm.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

 

That the Council:

 

Adjourns the meeting

 

 Motion carried

The meeting was adjourned at 2.59 pm and reconvened at 3.17 pm.

Cr Sophie Barker entered the meeting at 3.18 pm.

 

 

816375

Eleanor Linscott, Federated Farmers

 

Ms Linscott spoke to the Federated Farmers submission request that Council review and reduce the general rates differential for rural landowners.  Ms Linscott responded to questions.

 

817673

Judy Bellingham, Opera Otago

 

Ms Bellingham spoke to the Opera Otago submission, that supported the Mayfair Theatre as a performing arts venue.  Ms Bellingham responded to questions.

 

816549

Charis Bell and Dante Dawes, Logan Park High School

 

Ms Bell and Ms Dawes spoke to their submission.  They supported the move to improve alternative transport options, provided the ideas were environmentally friendly.  Ms Bell and Ms Dawes responded to questions.

 

815091

Michael Lee, Southern Cross Jeweller

 

Mr Lee spoke to their submission on various infrastructure options in the 10 year plan questionnaire.  Mr Lee responded to members’ questions.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

That the Council:

 

Adjourns the meeting.

 

 Motion carried

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 3.48 pm and reconvened at 3.55 pm.

 

 

815980

Robin Hyndman, Dunedin Amenities Society

 

Mr Hyndman spoke to their submission in support of the development of the Kaituna area within the town belt.  Mr Hyndman responded to members’ questions.

 

817659

Dr Kate Timms-Dean, Aukaha

 

Dr Timms-Dean spoke to the Aukaha submission, to continue to build on the strong relationship with Council.   Dr Timms-Dean responded to questions.

 

816557

Bonnie Harrison

 

Ms Harrison spoke to her submission in support of continuing with the tertiary precinct plan.  Ms Harrison responded to members’ questions.

 

Cr Doug Hall left the meeting at 4.22 pm.

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 4.24 pm and returned at 4.25 pm.

 

816347

Mark Wolf

 

Mr Wolf spoke to his submission which included the cleaning out of the mud tanks around the city.  Mr Wolf responded to members’ questions.

 

Cr Mike Lord left the meeting at 4.32 pm and returned at 4.33 pm.

 

 

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

Adjourns the meeting and reconvenes at 9.00 am on Wednesday 12 May 2021.

 

Motion carried

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 4.39 pm and reconvened at 9.00 am on Wednesday 12 May 2021.

 

 

815185

Scott Weatherall, Saddle Hill Community Board

 

Mr Weatherall spoke to the Board’s submission and in particular commented that they would like funding included in the budget for the creation of a safe walkway/cycleway to connect Westwood and Ocean View.  Mr Weatherall responded to questions.

 

815995

Joy Davis and Dean McAlwee, Mosgiel-Taieri Community Board

 

Ms Davis and Mr McAlwee spoke to the Board’s submission. They commented on the Board’s concern regarding the trucks on Gordon Road which they considered a health and safety issue.   Ms Davis and Mr McAlwee responded to questions.

 

817947

Campbell Shaw

 

Mr Shaw spoke to his submission about the proposed rate increases.  Mr Shaw responded to questions.

 

817757

Peter Miller, ARANZ, Prof Tom Brooking and Dr Peter Petchie

 

Mr Miller, Prof Brooking and Dr Petchie spoke to their submission and expressed concern about the lack of funding to ensure the safe storage of Council archives.

 

816715

Eli Zhain

 

Ms Zhain spoke to her submission about the provision of appropriate accommodation for refugees.  She provided background to her project which was, that for every family requiring a home, two houses would be built, one for the refugees and one for a local family.  Ms Zhain indicated that once the project had progressed, she would like Council to consider provide support by contributing 25% of the cost.  Ms Zhain responded to questions. 

 

817648

Michelle Cox, Organics Unearthed

 

Ms Cox spoke to her submission and asked that the Council provide more funding to run composting workshops.  She then  responded to questions.

 

817848

Teresa and Steffan Cadogan

 

Teresa and Steffan Cadogan spoke to their submission and responded to questions.

 

 

Cr Carmen Houlahan left the meeting at 10.11 am and returned at 10.14 am.

 

 

817791

Andrea Bosshard and Kimberly Collins,  Save Foulden Maar

 

Ms Bosshard spoke to her submission about Foulden Maar and presented a Vision for the future of Foulden Maar.  Ms Bosshard and Ms Collins responded to questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 10.45 am and reconvened at 10.46 am.

 

 

816816

Neil Johnstone

 

Mr Johnstone spoke to his submission relating to improving South Dunedin’s stormwater systems to reduce its flood risk.

 

 

817612

Beth Garey

Cr Christine Garey withdrew from this submission and left the meeting at 10.53 am.

Cr Mike Lord left the meeting at 10.56 am and returned at 11.01 am.

 

 

Ms Garey spoke to her submission regarding sustainable tourism and responded to questions.

 

Cr Christine Garey returned to the meeting at 11.03 am.

 

817369

Raewynne Pedofski

 

Ms Pedofski spoke to her submission about Dunedin Railways Ltd and advised that she did not think it should be part of Dunedin City Holdings Limited.  Ms Pedofski would also like regular visits to Port Chalmers.

 

817089

Chancellor, Dr Royden Sommerville, QC and Kevin Wood, University of Otago

 

Dr Sommerville spoke to the submission from the University of Otago on the Tertiary precinct proposals.  Dr Sommerville and Mr Wood responded to questions.

 

817339

Tamsin Blundell

 

Ms Blundell spoke to her submission about providing space for climate refugees, greater energy for local food sovereignty and waste-reduction initiatives. 

 

817189

Desiree Mahy

 

Ms Mahy spoke about the inclusion of a Maori ward and requested that Council reconsider establishing one.  She commented on the relationship with the Araiteuru Marae, funding and representation on the Maori Participation Working Party.  Ms Mahy responded to questions.

 

817217

Cherry Lucas, Otago Farmers Market

 

Ms Lucas spoke to the Council on the provision of parking around the Farmers Market, and noted that the loss of the Cadbury park would intensify the problem.  She would like the Council to provide additional parking spaces or buildings.

 

817184

John Brimble, Sport Otago

 

Mr Brimble advised that the Council currently supported the Schools to Swim programme.  He advised that, with the ceasing of the Kiwi Sports fund, they now had a shortfall of $25,000 for the programme and sought Council to either increase its grant or waiver entry fees to the pool.  Mr Brimble responded to questions.

 

 

817444

Barbara Bridger and Jeremy Baker, Cosy Homes Charitable Trust

Mayor Aaron Hawkins withdrew from this submission and Cr Christine Garey assumed the Chair.

 

 

Ms Bridger spoke to the submission, urging Council to continue to provide the programmes administered by the Trust.

 

Mayor Aaron Hawkins resumed the Chair.

 

817121

Barbara Bridger, Otago Community Trust

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 12.13 pm.

 

 

Ms Bridger spoke to the submission suggesting that the Trust and the Council explore the opportunity for a new partnership, to establish a specific Hapori Maori and Pasifika Funding pool, to deliver projects and activities that enhance social and economic benefit.  Ms Bridger responded to questions.

 

817048

Emily Cooper and Mandy Mayhem-Bullock, Coastal Communities Cycle Connection

Cr Rachel Elder withdrew from this submission.

 

 

Ms Cooper spoke to the submission and expressed concern that funding for the Coastal Communities Cycle Connection had not been included in the 10 year plan.  Ms Cooper and Ms Mayhem-Bullock responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

             Adjourn the meeting.

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.33 pm and reconvened at 1.01 pm.

 

 

816744

Stela Pasic, Rowena East, Inam Anjum and Kirsten McLay-Knopp; Chai and Chat Women’s Group

 

Ms Pasic, Ms East, Ms Anjum and Ms McLay-Knopp spoke to their submission, requesting that  there be more engagement with the ethnic community.  They would like to see a publicly funded multi use venue similar to one in Whangarei.  Ms Pasic, Ms East, Ms Anjum and Ms McLay-Knopp responded to questions.

 

Cr Rachel Elder entered the meeting at 1.04 pm.

 

817892

Norcombe Barker, Larnach Castle Ltd

Cr Sophie Barker withdrew from the submission and left the meeting at 1.11 pm.

 

 

Mr Barker spoke to his submission.  He advised that his three key points were that tourism should be led outside of Council, Council should stop marketing Dunedin as a low cost destination and to have a good plan that covered tourism.  Mr Barker responded to questions.

 

Cr Sophie Barker returned the meeting at 1.21 pm.

 

 

816530

Liz Angelo, City Rise Up

 

Ms Angelo spoke to her submission and commented that central Dunedin had the largest population but did not have a community board.  She advised that she would like to see an electric bus loop that included city rise.  Ms Angelo responded to questions.

 

816461

Liz Angelo, Cargill Court and City Rise Up

 

Ms Angelo spoke to this submission and commented that she considered that wheelie bins shouldn’t be bright colours but more natural in colour.  Ms Angelo responded to questions.

 

817931

Alex Familton

 

Mr Familton spoke to his submission and requested there be a three year break on big spending to catch up on debt.  Mr Familton responded to questions.

 

Cr Rachel Elder left the meeting at 1.48 pm.

 

817774

John Price

 

Mr Price spoke to his submission about cycle lanes and the need for more secure bike parks around the city.  Mr Price responded to questions.

 

817613

Jackson Keddell KGB

 

Mr Keddell spoke to his submission which included food waste, recycling and roading issues.  Mr Keddell responded to questions.

 

817282

Gerard Hyland, Dunedin Tunnels Trail Trust

 

Mr Hyland spoke to the Trust’s submission noting that there wasn’t a safe route for cycling from the Southern to the Northern end of the city.  Mr Hyland responded to questions.

 

816814

Louise Lawrence, Alice Lloyd-Fitt and Sharleen Walker, Dunedin District Pony Club

 

Ms Lawrence, Ms Lloyd-Fitt and Ms Walker spoke to their submission and advised that there was a lack of funding for sport and recreation from Council.  Ms Lawrence, Ms Lloyd-Fitt and Ms Walker responded to questions.

 

Cr Mike Lord left the meeting at 2.19 pm and returned the room at 2.21 pm.

 

817085

Kris Smith, Port Chalmers Foundry Trust

 

Ms Smith spoke to the Trust’s submission and requested that DCC fulfil its obligation of removing the asbestos and restoring the Sims Building.  Ms Smith responded to questions.

 

Cr Andrew Whiley entered the meeting at 2.34 pm.

 

 

816404

Stephen Macknight, Better Streets

 

Mr Macknight spoke to his submission about cycle safety and responded to questions.

 

816342

William Macknight

 

William Macknight and Mr and Mrs Macknight spoke to their submission.  William presented Council with a concept drawing of a playground for Dunedin, which included a flying fox and a castle.  Mr Macknight responded to questions.

 

816975

Ed Lobo

 

Mr Lobo spoke to his submission and advised that he hadmoved to Dunedin because of the music scene.  He commented that noise monitoring was better before there had been a change in contractor.  Mr Lobb responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

 

That the Council:

 

Adjourns the meeting.

 

Motion Carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.01 pm and reconvened at 3.16 pm.

 

Cr Rachel Elder entered the meeting at 3.18 pm.

 

817734

Michael Coggan and Dr Anna Campbell (Board of NZ Cricket), Otago Cricket Association

 

Mr Coggan and Dr Campbell spoke to the Otago Cricket Association’s submission.  They commented that they would like to see the Tahuna grounds used more for cricket and requested permission to continue to pursue a site to house a facility.

 

Mr Coggan and Dr Campbell responded to questions.

 

817528

Tim McMullen

 

Mr McMullen spoke to his submission in support of the road safety improvements and stated that zebra crossings were far safer than courtesy crossings.  Mr McMullen responded to questions.

 

 

816623

Geoff Patton, Mayfair Theatre Charitable Trust

 

 Mr Patton spoke to the Trust’s submission.  He welcomed the grant but noted that it was a third of the total from previous years.  Mr Patton stated that the Mayfair Theatre was the best option for a performing arts venue and  that the Trust was happy to gift it to the DCC, as it was gifted to the Trust it made sense to gift it to the Council.  Mr Patton responded to questions.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 3.46 pm and returned at 3.48 pm.

 

817352

Brian Dixon

 

Mr Dixon spoke to his submission about sea level rise and responded to members’ questions.

 

817778

Alan Ward

 

Mr Ward spoke to his submission about the need to ensure there were three tenders obtained for all  Council jobs.  He commented that he considered contracts should go to local businesses where possible and responded to questions.

 

813791

Ross Currie, Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society (President)

 

Mr Currie spoke to the Society’s submission and advised that in the current climate, Council funding was more important now than ever.  Mr Currie responded to questions.

 

812568

Julia Dryden

 

Ms Dryden spoke to her submission and requested that Council give consideration to wheelie bins and their sizes as the proposed bins would not suit all areas around Dunedin.  Ms Dryden responded to questions.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 4.10 pm.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

 

That the Council:

 

Adjourns the meeting and reconvenes at  9.00 am on Thursday 13 May 2021.

 

Motion Carried

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4.23 pm and reconvened at 9:00 am on Thursday 13 May 2021.

 

817923

Larna McCarthy, Greater Green Island Community Network (GGICN)

 

Ms McCarthy spoke to the submission and priority areas for the GGICN, based on the community consultation undertaken as: safer active transport routes, and on and off ramps in the greater Green Island area.   Ms McCarthy responded to questions.

 

 

817894

Catherine Thomas, Southern District Health Board

 

Ms Thomas spoke to the SDHB submission in support of the 4-bin kerbside collection and community housing for all ages.

 

817755

Camilla Cox, Secretary of Dunedin Trampoline representing combined Gymnastic Clubs

 

Mrs Cox spoke of behalf of six gymnastics clubs seeking Council investment in fit for purpose facilities for gym clubs.  Mrs Cox responded to questions.

 

 

817647

Nicole Bezemer, Tomahawk Smaills Beachcare Trust

 

Ms Bezemer spoke to the Trust’s submission and provided an overview of the nursery work undertaken by the Trust.  She  sought continuation of Council funding of $23,000 and requested an extended term of 3 years.  Ms Bezemer responded to questions.

 

 

817550

Ann Barsby and Jo Galer, Southern Heritage Trust

Crs Steve Walker and Jim O’Malley withdrew from this submission.

 

 

Mrs Barsby and Ms Galer spoke to the Trust’s submission.  They asked Council to undertake a cumulative effects assessment for heritage works and include reduction of waste through the protection of heritage buildings and the reduction of material waste through demolition.  Mrs Barsby and Ms Galer responded to questions.

 

Cr Doug Hall left the meeting at 9:48am.

 

817446

Tess Trotter, Manager, Value Project

 

Ms Trotter spoke to the submission in support of the 4 bin kerbside option, and space for community waste management initiatives.  Ms Trotter spoke to the value of place-based funding in support of community initiatives.

 

Cr Doug Hall returned to the meeting at 9:53am

 

 

Ms Trotter responded to questions.

 

817387

Sarah Ramsay, c/o United Machinists

 

Ms Ramsay spoke in opposition to the landfill site at Smooth Hill, and requested that Council give consideration to investigating alternative sites.

 

Cr Doug Hall left the meeting at 10:04 am and returned at 10:07 am.

 

 

818036

Alasdair Morrison, Waikouaiti Coast Community Board

 

Mr Morrison spoke to the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board submission and requested that Council provide feedback on the outcome of the Board’s submission.  Mr Morrison responded to questions.

 

817353

Julian Doorey

 

Mr Doorey spoke to his submission for the community development of South Dunedin.  He commented that he had concerns for stormwater management by Council and infrastructure development for climate change to keep South Dunedin flood free.  Mr Doorey responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourn the meeting until 10:45am

 

Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:24 am and reconvened at 10:45 am.

 

813232

Cushla McKinney (Chair)Friends of Otago Museum

 

Ms McKinney spoke to the Friends of the Otago Museum’s submission seeking a 6% increase in funding from Council.  Ms McKinney responded to questions.

 

816945

Colin Weatherall, Dunedin City District Licensing Committee (Chair)

 

Mr Weatherall spoke as Chairperson of the DLC in support of the upgrade of the CCTV in the Octagon and the integration of services in Great King Street.  Mr Weatherall responded to questions.

 

 

816930

Colin Weatherall, Resident of South Coast

 

Mr Weatherall spoke to his personal submission for the bus service upgrade from Mosgiel through Green Island.  He requested that Council subsidise community housing for community wellbeing and to make land banked areas in Brighton available for developers for community housing.  Mr Weatherall responded to questions.

 

818018

Gordon Dickson

 

Mr Dickson spoke to his submission. 

 

817112

Jamie Sinclair

 

Mr Sinclair spoke to his submission in support of opening railway tunnel for cycleway access to the city as a benefit to both the commuter and tourist safety, secure parking for bicycles in the city, and utilising of Sammy’s as a performing arts venue.  Mr Sinclair responded to questions.

 

816851

Alan Somerville (Chair) and Ms Shirley Irwin (resident), Abbeyfield Dunedin (Inc)

 

Mr Somerville and Ms Irwin spoke in support of the Abbeyfield development style of community housing and outlined the benefits for residents.  Mr Somerville and Ms Irwin responded to questions.

 

 

816544

Geraldine Tait

 

Ms Tait spoke in opposition to the proposed kerbside collection option cost to the ratepayer and sought a user-pays use of kerbside collection. She spoke in support of community housing and the Council development of a destination adventure playground for youth.  Ms Tait responded to questions.

 

 

817103

Michael Morris, Event Manager Dog with Two Tails

 

Mr Morris spoke in support of live music venues in the CBD and asked Council to consider changes in compliance rules to support this.  Mr Morris responded to questions.

 

 

818039

Desiree Mahy - Mataawaka Hui Araiteuru Marae

 

Ms Mahy responded to questions on the submission on behalf of the Araiteuru Marae.

 

Cr O’Malley left the meeting at 11:59am.

 

817490

Lois Scott and Carol Melville, Dunedin Community Builders

 

Ms Scott and Mrs Melville spoke to the submission.  They provided the background to the Dunedin Community Builders and sought collaboration with Council for co-design with communities for building projects, increased place based funding, community grants and addressing of inequities for cultural groups.

 

817396

Fiona Harrison

 

Mrs Harrison spoke to her submission and expressed her concern for rural properties access to kerbside collection and the lack of options offered by Council for rural communities for refuse collection.

 

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

Adjourn the meeting until 1:00 pm.

 

Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:20 pm and reconvened at 1:00 pm.

 

815874

Dan Hendra NZ International Science Festival

 

Mr Hendry spoke to the submission requesting the development of an Events Strategy for Dunedin and requested allocation of  $100,000 additional funding each year for the next ten years to the Major Community Events and premier Events Grants.  Mr Hendra responded to questions.

 

816926

Kathleen Ryan behalf of Sonya Billyard POWA

 

Ms Ryan spoke to the submission and advised that they would like Council to allocate funding of $100,000 in the 10 year plan for the beautification and promotion of Waikouaiti with $30,000 allocated to undertake a feasibility study.  Ms Ryan responded to questions.

 

816924

Kathleen Ryan, POWA

 

Ms Ryan spoke to the submission requesting that the Council allocate funding in the 10 year plan to connect the area to the Dunedin City Council water supply. Ms Ryan responded to questions.

 

816917

Jo Millar, Grey Power Otago Inc

 

Ms Millar spoke to the Grey Power Otago’s submission and commented on the proposed rate increase, and also on the upgrading of McBryde Street in South Dunedin.  Ms Millar responded to questions.

 

817624

Dr Olivier Jutel on behalf of Nic Hart, Dunedin Skateboarding Association

 

Dr Jutel, spoke on behalf of the Dunedin Skateboarding Association and commented that they would like the Council to plan facilities for the next generation and create destination playgrounds which cater for a wide range of ages and interests.  Dr Juttel responded to questions.

 

817817

Dr Jenny Rock and Aaron Heinman, NZ Marine Study Centre

 

Dr Rock spoke to the submission regarding the Signs of the Sea project which provided interpretive Signage for Coastal Walkways.  They requested that a budget line be given to various council departments that would benefit from implementation of signage designs.  Dr Rock and Mr Heinman responded to questions.

 

818204

Alex Wilson, Arcade

 

Mr Wilson spoke to his submission about a performing art space.  He commented that both a theatre which seated 60 – 100 people and a larger venue was needed.  Mr Wilson responded to questions.

 

817881

Gordon Tocher

 

Mr Tocher spoke about the damage to Aramoana Road by the sea.  He commented that there was no Plan B should the road unsafe or permanently damaged.  Mr Tocher responded to questions.

 

817663

Karen Anderson

 

Cr Andrew Whiley withdrew from this submission and left the meeting at 2.26 pm.

 

Ms Anderson spoke to her submission on dog related matters and responded to questions.

 

Cr Andrew Whiley returned to the meeting at 2.35 pm.

 

817504

Gary Todd, Gary Todd Architecture

 

Mr Todd spoke to his submission on the redevelopment of Forbury Park and responded to questions.

 

817433

Paul Pope, Otago Peninsula Community Board

Cr Andrew Whiley withdrew from this submission.

 

 

Paul Pope spoke to the Board’s submission and in particular commented on the provision of funding of $25,000 per annum for minor traffic works and signage that kept sea lions and motorists safe. Mr Pope responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

                 

                  Adjourns the meeting.

 

                  Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 3.00 pm and reconvened at 3.15 pm.

 

817610

Karl Hart

 

Mr Hart spoke to his submission and in particular commented on the management of protected trees.  Mr Hart responded to questions.

 

817593

Graeme Loh

 

Mr Loh spoke to his submission on the proposed rate rise.  He advised that the Council should have progressive rates, making them more affordable for lower value properties.  Mr Loh responded to questions.

 

815383

Verna Brown

 

Ms Brown spoke on the proposed kerbside collection system, which did not make allowance for people who recycle.  She asked that Council support a request to increase the rates rebate.  Mr Brown responded to questions.

 

817296

Sue Maturin

 

Ms Maturin spoke to her submission and commented on biodiversity, identifying land of significant value and helping the land owners to protect the land.   Ms Maturin responded to questions.

 

816151

Andy Sutherland XR Otepoti

 

Mr Sutherland spoke on climate change and requested that the Council set up a fund to help local industry to reduce greenhouse gases.  Mr Sutherland responded to questions.

 

816097

Piotr Mierzejewski, Community Care Trust

 

Mr Mierzejewski commented on his difficulty accessing the building to present his submission and in general accessibility around Dunedin.   Mr Mierzejewski responded to questions.

 

816236

Heidi Hayward, Dunedin North Intermediate

 

Ms Hayward spoke to her submission requesting support for the school pool and asks that the Council provide $187,500 to keep the DNI pool operational.  Ms Hayward responded to questions.

 

817195

Cheryl Neill and John Waite

 

Ms Neill spoke regarding the erosion of the seawall along the road reserve on Michael Avenue and Stepney Avenue at Harwood.  They asked that the Council take urgent action to resolve this. Ms Neill and Mr Waite responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

That the Council:

 

             Adjourn the meeting and reconvenes at 9.00 am on Friday 14 May 2021.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 4.40 pm reconvened at 9.00 am on Friday 14 May 2021.

 

816535

Dr Fairleigh Gilmour

 

Dr Gilmour and Mr Dave Bennett spoke about the protection of live music venues.  Dr Gilmour and Mr Bennett responded to questions.

 

817056

Michael Wilson

 

Mr Wilson spoke to his submission on the necessity for appropriate protection of live music venues under the District Plan.  Mr Wilson responded to questions.

 

817632

Scott Willis, Willis Advisory

 

Mr Willis spoke in support of his submission on Council’s zero carbon 2030 target.  Mr Wills responded to questions

 

819417

Gwen Harrop, Carmel Leslie, Gretchen Robertson, Dunedin Gymnastics Academy and Steve Martin, Sport Otago

 

Ms Harrop and Ms Leslie provided a handout in support of Dunedin Gymnastics Academy submission.  They requested that Council give consideration to the provision of a grant of $70,000  towards the cost of rent on their two premises; and a purpose built gymnastics facility.

 

Ms Harrop and Ms Leslie responded to questions.

 

815872

Latuivai Kioa, Samoan Community

 

Mr Kioa spoke to in support of his submission and commented on the need for a community hub for the Pasifika community.  Mr Kioa responded to questions

 

816254

Lane McLeod

 

Mr McLeod spoke to his submission on moving around the city and responded to questions.

 

817814

Lindsay Dey and Sarah Davie-Nitis, Dunedin Tracks Network Trust

Cr Rachel Elder withdrew from the submission.

 

Mr Lindsay Dey and Ms Sarah Davie-Nitis spoke in support of the submission from the Dunedin Tracks Network Trust and requested that a collaborative approach to tracks across the city be taken.  They responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 10.25 am and reconvened at 10.50 am.

 

Cr Doug Hall returned to the meeting at 10.59 am.

 

817263

Umi Asaka, CCS Disability Action Local Advisory Committee

 

Ms Asaka provided a presentation and spoke to the submission rom the CCS Disability Action Local Advisory Committee highlighting the importance of accessibility for the disabled community.    Ms Asaka responded to questions.

 

817811

Greg Bouwer, Hamish Seaton and Craig Bates, Mountain Biking Otago

Cr Rachel Elder withdrew from this submission.

 

 

Messrs Bouwer, Seaton and Bates provided a presentation and spoke to the submission from Mountain Biking Otago.  They requested Council give consideration to increasing their annual maintenance budget from $30,000 to $80,000; and include funding of $40,000 for the construction of new tracks.  Mr Seaton responded to questions.

 

816291

Nigel Westbrook, Dunedin TimeBank

 

Mr Westbrook spoke to his submission and requested that Council give consideration to increasing the funding of Taskforce Green by 100%.  Mr Westbrook responded to questions.

 

814780

Ann Dennison

 

Ann Dennison spoke to her submission and commented on the proposed kerbside collection and recycling.  Ms Dennison responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Christine Garey):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 12.19 pm and Cr Rachel Elder left the meeting.

The meeting reconvened at 1.00 pm.

 

817685

Frances Palmer, Public Health Association of NZ, Otago Southland Branch

 

Ms Mainvil  (NZ Otago Southland Branch Chair) and Ms Palmer provided explanation on the points outlined in the submission from the Public Health Association of NZ on community housing.  Ms Mainvil and Ms Palmer responded to questions.

 

Cr Lee Vandervis entered the meeting at 1.09 pm.

 

817607

Fraser Stephens on behalf of Katharine Cresswell, Spokes Dunedin

 

Mr Stephens spoke on behalf of Katharine Cresswell in support of the submission from Spokes Dunedin relating to cycle networks. 

 

817050

Michaela Waite-Harvey (President OUSA) on behalf of Mhairi Mackenzie Everitt (OUSA)

 

Ms Waite-Harvey spoke to the Otago Uni Students’ Association submission and in particular expressed disappointment that the Tertiary Precinct Upgrade had been deferred until 2030 without consultation. 

 

Ms Waite-Harvey advocated for the project to be reincorporated into the 10 year plan.  She distributed a map produced by Council which highlighted streets that had been given priority status and noted that many were in the precinct area.  Ms Waite-Harvey responded to questions.

 

817410

Murray Grimwood

 

Mr Grimwood distributed information which showed the 2030 population declines following economic collapse in support of his submission.   He requested that Council consider the graphs when making decisions for the city.

Mr Grimwood responded to questions.

 

813612

Chris King

 

Mr King spoke in support of his submission on the issues recreational boat users have in the steamer basin.  He commented in support of the Carey’s Bay wharf being maintained.

 

Mr King commented that he would like the Dunedin City Council and Otago Regional Council to support the Otago Yacht Club with an extension of their facilities to cater for more and larger boats, including facilities to allow slippage of larger boats.

 

Cr Mike Lord left the meeting at 1.48 pm and returned at 1.51 pm.

Cr Jules Radich left the meeting at 1.51 pm and returned at 1.54 pm.

Cr Lee Vandervis left the meeting at 1.52 pm and returned at 1.53 pm.

 

815890

Colin Lind

 

Mr Lind spoke on the traffic flow around the city and commented that he felt a bypass for heavy traffic should be implemented.  Mr Lind suggested a taxi by demand system be introduced between 9.00 am and 3.00 pm as an alternative to having larger buses

 

817574

Colin Brown

 

Mr Brown spoke in support of the Tunnels Trail project and commented on the benefits of trails including the removal of cyclists off roads and wide use that trails entail.

 

816141

Rt Hon Sir Don McKinnon, New Zealand Memorial Museum Trust

 

Sir Don spoke via Zoom in support of the New Zealand Memorial Museum Trust submission requesting commitment to fund $100,000 in total over the next three years towards the cost of establishing a New Zealand Memorial Museum and Visitor Centre in Le Quesnoy, France.  Sir Don responded to questions.

 

817720

Kimberley Collins on behalf of Rhys Millar, Predator Free

 

Ms Collins presented the Predator Free Dunedin submission on behalf of Rhys Millar.  She commented on the hope for community support for the collective vision for a Predator Free Dunedin.  Ms Collins advised that $3.51m had been earmarked from PF2050 Ltd to Predator Free Dunedin and that they sought 1:1 co-funding from the ORC and DCC to achieve this goal.  Ms Collins responded to questions.

 

818764

Mary O’Brien, CCS Disability Action

 

Ms O’Brien provided a PowerPoint presentation on behalf of the submission from CCS Disability Action.  She thanked Council for the liberty swing at the Mosgiel playground but requested it be moved to a more central position.

 

Cr Jim O’Malley entered the meeting at 2.27 pm.

 

 

Ms O’Brien spoke in support of the changing places bathroom and responded to questions.

 

 

 

818462

Phylis McPherson

 

Ms McPherson spoke in support of the changing places bathroom.  She requested that changes be made to existing public toilet facilities including the toilet roll dispensers and basins to allow for more ease of use by disabled persons.  Ms McPherson would like cameras installed outside toilets to prevent vandalism.

 

Ms McPherson commented that she would like increased mobility car parks and greater enforcement as she spoke of frustration with able bodied people using the mobility parks.

 

 

814709

John Kennedy

 

Mr Kennedy provided photos in support of his submission to retain the current kerbside collection system.  He did not have the space for additional bins and his section was steep which would cause issues with taking the bins to the road. 

Mr Kennedy responded to questions.

 

Moved (Mayor Aaron Hawkins/Cr Steve Walker):

 

That the Council:

 

             Adjourns the meeting.

 

             Motion carried

 

The meeting adjourned at 2.49 pm and Crs Chris Staynes and Lee Vandervis left the meeting.

The meeting reconvened at 3.30 pm.

 

 

The Mayor thanked staff and Councillors for their work.

 

 

The meeting concluded at 3.31 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

..............................................

MAYOR