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Petone Community Board

 

 

30 August 2017

 

 

 

Order Paper for the meeting to be held in the

Petone Library 7-11 Britannia Street, Petone,

on:

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 4 September 2017 commencing at 6.30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Membership

 

 

 

Pam Hanna (Chair)

Mike Fisher (Deputy Chair)

Mason Branch

Brady Dyer

Peter Foaese

Karen Yung

Cr Tui Lewis

Cr Michael Lulich

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the dates and times of Council Meetings please visit www.huttcity.govt.nz

 


  

 

 

community boards – functions and delegations 

This document records the delegation of Council functions, responsibilities, duties, and powers to Community Boards. 

The Community Boards have been established under section 49 of the Local Government Act 2002 to represent, and act as an advocate for, the interests of their community. 

The delegations are expressed in general terms.  The delegations shall be exercised with proper regard for the Council’s strategic direction, policies, plans, Standing Orders and its interpretation of its statutory obligations.  The delegations are to be read together with the following propositions.

These delegations are based on the following principles:

·                Issues relevant to a specific community should be decided as closely as possible to that community.  Where an issue has city-wide implications, ie any effects of the decision cross a ward or community boundary or have consequences for the city as a whole, the matter will be decided by Council after seeking a recommendation from the relevant Community Board or (any ambiguity around the interpretation of “city-wide” will be determined by the Mayor and Chief Executive in consultation with the relevant Chair);

·                Efficient decision-making should be paramount;

·                Conflicts of interest should be avoided and risks minimised;

·                To ensure processes are free from bias and pre-determination Community Boards should not adjudicate on issues on which they have advocated or wish to advocate to Council;

·                Community Boards should proactively and constructively engage with residents on local matters that affect the community they represent and raise with Council issues raised with them by their community and advocate on behalf of their community.

These delegations:

(a)        do not delegate any function, duty or power which a statute (for example section 53(3) and clause 32(1) of Schedule 7 of the Local Government Act 2002) prohibits from being delegated;

(b)        are subject to and do not affect any delegation which the Council has already made or subsequently makes to any other committee, Council officer or other member of staff;

(c)        are subject to any other statutory requirements that may apply to a particular delegation;

(d)       are subject to any notice issued by the Council, from time to time, to a Community Board that a particular issue must be referred to Council for decision;

(e)        reflect that decisions with significant financial implications should be made by Council (or a committee with delegated authority);

(f)         promote centralisation of those functions where the appropriate expertise must be ensured; and

(g)        reflect that all statutory and legal requirements must be met.

DELEGATIONS

Decide:

·             Naming new roads and alterations to street names (in the Community Board’s area).

·             Official naming of parks, reserves and sports grounds within the provisions of Council’s Naming Policy. Note [1]

·             Removal and/or planting of street trees within the provisions of Council’s Operational Guide for Urban Forest Plan where a dispute arises that cannot be resolved at officer level.  Note [2]

·             The granting of leases and licences in terms of Council policy to voluntary organisations for Council owned properties in their local area, for example, halls, but not including the granting of leases and licences to community houses and centres.

·             The granting of rights-of-way and other easements over local purpose reserves and granting of leases or licences on local purpose reserves.

·             The granting of leases and licences for new activities in terms of Council policy to community and commercial organisations over recreation reserves subject to the provisions of the Reserves Act 1977 and land managed as reserve subject to the provisions of the Local Government 2002, in their local area.  (Note:  renewal of existing leases and licences will be reported once a year to Council’s City Development Committee).

·             The allocation of funding from the Community Engagement Fund in accordance with Council’s adopted guidelines.

·             Expenditure of funds allocated by the Council to the Board from the Miscellaneous Budget to cover expenditure associated with the activities of the Board.  The Chair to approve expenditure, in consultation with the Board, and forward appropriate documentation to the Committee Advisor for authorisation.  Boards must not exceed their annual expenditure from the Miscellaneous Budget.

·             The allocation of funding for the training and development of Community Board or members, including formal training courses, attendance at seminars or attendance at relevant conferences.

Consider and make recommendations to Council on:

·             Particular issues notified from time to time by Council to the Community Board.

·             Roading issues considered by the Mayor and Chief Executive to be strategic due to their significance on a city-wide basis, including links to the State Highway, or where their effects cross ward or community boundaries.

·             Parks, reserves and sports ground naming for sites that have a high profile, city-wide importance due to their size and location and/or cross ward or community boundaries.

·             Representatives to any Council committee, subcommittee, subordinate decision-making body, working group, or ad hoc group on which a Community Board representative is required by Council.

·             The setting, amending or revoking of speed limits in accordance with the Hutt City Council Bylaw 2005 Speed Limits, including the hearing of any submissions.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS

Provide their local community’s input on:

·             Council’s Long Term Plan and/or Annual Plan.

·             Council’s policies, programmes (including the District Roading Programme) and bylaws.

·             Changes or variations to the District Plan.

·             Resource management issues which it believes are relevant to its local community, through advocacy.

·             The disposal or acquisition of significant assets.

·             Road safety including road safety education within its area.

·             Any other issues a Board believes is relevant to its local area.

·             Review Local Community Plans as required.

Reports may be prepared by the Board and presented to Council Committees, along with an officer’s recommendation, for consideration.

Any submissions lodged by a Board or Committee require formal endorsement by way of resolution.

 

Co-ordinate with Council staff:

·             Local community consultation on city-wide issues on which the Council has called for consultation.

Maintain:

·             An overview of roadworks, water supply, sewerage, stormwater drainage, waste management and traffic management for its local area.

·             An overview of parks, recreational facilities and community activities within its local area.

Develop:

·             Community Response Plans in close consultation with the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office, emergency organisations, the community, residents’ associations, other community groups, and local businesses.   The Community Response Plans will be reviewed on an annual basis.

Grant:

·             Local community awards.

Promote:

·             Recreational facilities and opportunities in its area with a view to ensure maximum usage.

·             Arts and crafts in its area.

Appoint:

·             A liaison member or, where appropriate, representatives to ad hoc bodies, which are involved in community activities within the Board’s area, on which a community representative is sought.

Endorse:

·         Amendments to the Eastbourne Community Trust Deed (Eastbourne Community Board only).

  


HUTT CITY COUNCIL

 

Petone Community Board

 

Meeting to be held in the Petone Library 7-11 Britannia Street, Petone on

 Monday 4 September 2017 commencing at 6.30pm.

 

ORDER PAPER

 

Public Business

 

1.       APOLOGIES 

2.       PUBLIC COMMENT

Generally up to 30 minutes is set aside for public comment (three minutes per speaker on items appearing on the agenda). Speakers may be asked questions on the matters they raise.  

3.       Presentations

a)      Presentation by Jackson Street Programme (17/1234)

Verbal presentation by Ms Leonie Dobbs, Chair

 

b)      Update on Traffic Issues in the Petone area (17/1292)

Verbal presentation by the Traffic Asset Manager, Hutt City Council

     

4.       CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATIONS    

5.       Minutes

Meeting minutes Petone Community Board, 26 June 2017                                   9

6.       Reports referred for board input before being considered by Standing subCommittee of Council

a)      Randwick Road, Moera - Proposed P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions  (17/1314)

Report No. PCB2017/4/203 by the Traffic Engineer                                 16

b)      Bracken Street - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions (17/1316)

Report No. PCB2017/4/204 by the Traffic Engineer                                 22

c)       Hutt Road (144) - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions (17/1317)

Report No. PCB2017/4/205 by the Traffic Engineer                                 25

d)      Hutt Road (56) - Proposed P30 Parking Restrictions (17/1318)

Report No. PCB2017/4/206 by the Traffic Engineer                                 29

7.       Committee Advisor's Report (17/1235)

Report No. PCB2017/4/15 by the Senior Committee Advisor                           32

8.       Chairperson's Report (17/1236)

Report No. PCB2017/4/118 by the Chair, Petone Community Board              36   

9.       Reports from representatives on local organisations

a)      Keep Petone Beautiful (17/1321)

Report No. PCB2017/4/119 by Ms K Yung                                               40

b)      Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful (17/1323)

Report No. PCB2017/4/120 by Ms K Yung                                               42   

10.     QUESTIONS

With reference to section 32 of Standing Orders, before putting a question a member shall endeavour to obtain the information. Questions shall be concise and in writing and handed to the Chair prior to the commencement of the meeting.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kate Glanville

SENIOR COMMITTEE ADVISOR

          


                                                                       9                                                  26 June 2017

 

HUTT CITY COUNCIL

 

Petone Community Board

 

Minutes of a meeting held in the Te Kakano Marae, 136 Randwick Road, Moera on

 Monday 26 June 2017 commencing at 6.30pm

 

 

 PRESENT:                       Ms P Hanna (Chair)                    Mr M Branch

                                          Mr B Dyer                                     Mr M Fisher (Deputy Chair)

Mr P Foaese                                  Ms K Yung

Cr T Lewis                                    Cr M Lulich

 

APOLOGIES:                  There were no apologies.

 

IN ATTENDANCE:       Ms K Kelly, General Manager, Strategic Services (part meeting)

                                          Mr D Simmons, Traffic Asset Manager (part meeting)

Ms K Glanville, Senior Committee Advisor

 

 

PUBLIC BUSINESS

 

 

1.       APOLOGIES 

 There were no apologies.

2.       PUBLIC COMMENT

There was no public comment.

3.       Presentations

a)

Presentation by Local Councillor from Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC)

Cr Prue Lamason advised that the Buick Street aquifer tap had been turned back on with the installation of UV light treatment.  She said all other water would continue to be chlorinated until further notice.  She informed members that the Korokoro lower dam repair and stabilisation work had been completed.  She further advised that the Riverlink information container continued to travel around the City and that the information in the container was regularly updated.  She noted that the next stage of the Melling intersection project was the development of a detailed business case.  She highlighted that the Melling intersection and flood management works would be undertaken at the same time. She further noted that, at this stage, no funding from New Zealand Transport Agency had been allocated to the project.

 

b)

Presentation by Jackson Street Programme

Ms Karen Arraj-Fisher, Administrator, Jackson Street Programme (JSP) advised that JSP had initiated, published and distributed, with assistance from Council, a brochure for the British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour titled ‘Rugby fans roaring in and around Petone’.  The brochure outlined Petone hot spots, deals and free shuttles for the visitors.  She said that additional shuttle bus services would be provided on Saturday 1 July and Sunday  2 July.  She noted the success of the Business After 5 breakfast sessions and that JSP would be running a July school holiday programme.  She further advised that planning had commenced for the 2017 Christmas Parade to be held on Friday 24 November at 7.00pm.  She reminded members about the 25th Anniversary Walk of Champions ceremony on Saturday 9 September 2017.  She further noted that a Council survey of parking in Petone had commenced.  She stated that JSP do not support metered parking.

 

4.       CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATIONS   

          There was no conflict of interest declarations.

 

          PRECEDENCE OF BUSINESS

Resolved:    (Ms Hanna/Mr Dyer)                                                    Minute No. PCB 17301

“That, in terms of Standing Order 10.4, precedence be accorded to item 10: Chairperson’s Report after item 6: Reports referred for Board input before being considered by Standing Subcommittee of Council.”

          These items are recorded in the order in which they are listed on the order paper.

 

5.       Minutes

Resolved:    (Ms Hanna/Mr Branch)                                  Minute No. PCB 17302

“That the minutes of the meeting of the Petone Community Board held on Monday, 3 April 2017, be confirmed as a true and correct record.”

  

 

 

6.       Reports referred for board input before being considered by Standing subCommittee of Council

a)

Mason Street, Moera - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions  (17/920)

Report No. PCB2017/3/151 by the Traffic Engineer

 

The Traffic Asset Manager elaborated on the report.

 

Resolved:    (Ms Hanna/Ms Yung)                           Minute No. PCB 17303

“That the recommendation contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

b)

Parkside Road, Seaview - Proposed P15 Parking Restrictions (17/921)

Report No. PCB2017/3/152 by the Traffic Engineer

 

The Traffic Asset Manager elaborated on the report.

 

 

Resolved:     (Ms Hanna/Mr Fisher)                         Minute No. PCB 17304

“That the recommendation contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

c)

Seaview Road - Proposed Bus Stop and Associated No Stopping At All Times Restrictions (17/926)

Report No. PCB2017/3/153 by the Traffic Engineer

 

The Traffic Asset Manager elaborated on the report.

 

Resolved:    (Ms Hanna/Mr Dyer)                            Minute No. PCB 17305

“That the recommendation contained in the report be endorsed.”

 

7.

Community Engagement Fund 2016-2017 (17/911)

Memorandum dated 14 June 2017 by the Community Advisor Funding and Community Contracts

 

The Chair elaborated on the report.

 

Resolved:    (Ms Hanna/Ms Yung)                                     Minute No. PCB 17306

“That the Board:

 

(i)      notes that the Community Engagement Fund closed on 14 April 2017 and two applications had been received;

 

(ii)     notes that $1,500.00 is available and that all funding needs to be allocated by end of June 2017;

 

(iii)    requests the recipients of the Petone Community Engagement fund be invited to attend a Community Board meeting in 2017 to introduce themselves, particularly to the newly elected members;

 

(iv)    agrees that the applications were considered according to the merits of the application criteria and priorities of the fund;

 

(v)     approves the application from Thumbs Up Charitable Trust for $1,100.00 towards the cost of purchasing two i-Pads to increase communication in the community; and

 

(vi)    approves the application for Transition Towns Lower Hutt – Timebank for $400.00 towards the cost of resource and venue cost of running four to six timebank sessions in the community.”

 

8.

Petone Community Board's Submission to Hutt City Council's Annual Plan 2017-2018 (17/880)

Memorandum dated 7 June 2017 by the Senior Committee Advisor

 

The Senior Committee Advisor elaborated on the report.

 

Resolved:     (Ms Hanna/Mr Fisher)                                   Minute No. PCB 17307

“That the Board:

 

(i)    notes that a submission in respect of Hutt City Council’s Annual Plan 2017-2018 which requires the Board’s retrospective endorsement; and

 

(ii)   endorses its submission attached as Appendix 1 to the memorandum.”

 

9.

Committee Advisor's Report (17/884)

Report No. PCB2017/3/9 by the Senior Committee Advisor

 

The Traffic Asset Manager elaborated on the Esplanade (Petone Wharf) parking restrictions outlined in the officer’s report.

In response to questions from members, the Traffic Asset Manager confirmed that parking around the Esplandade (Petone Wharf) would be monitored, with the option to include additional P120 parking restricted car parks in the future if warranted.  He agreed to  provide members with further information and a map relating to Council’s parking survey being undertaken in Petone.

 

Resolved:     (Cr Lewis/Ms Yung)                                       Minute No. PCB 17308

“That the Board:

(i)    notes and receives the report; and

(ii)   asks officers to increase the installation number of P120 parking restrictions from five to 10 parking spaces in the Petone Wharf car park.”

Mr Branch requested that his dissenting vote be recorded against part (ii) above.

10.

Chairperson's Report (17/885)

Report No. PCB2017/3/83 by the Chair, Petone Community Board

 

The Chair, Petone Community Board elaborated on the report.

In response to questions from members, the Traffic Asset Manager advised that due to the size of the footprint of the area around the Kmart site it was a difficult situation to resolve.  He said cross hatching at the Korokoro Road entrance with the use of a high-friction surface and high-grit paint were being investigated.  He noted that the demand for Kmart by shoppers had exceeded traffic modelling.  He confirmed that the entrance at Riddlers Crescent was for staff only and the general public were unable to use the entrance due to card access requirements.  He reiterated that officers were currently investigating options to mitigate the traffic issues experienced in the area.

Members thanked Wellington Water Limited for achieving the UV light treatment for the Buick Street aquifer tap.

 

Resolved:     (Ms Hanna/Ms Yung)                                    Minute No. PCB 17309

“That the Board:

 

(i)         notes and receives the report;

 

(ii)        asks officers to provide a report on the traffic issues in the Kmart area, Korokoro prior to         the next Board meeting; and

 

(iii)       asks officer to include Board members into all responses sent to residents regarding traffic   and parking issues in the Petone area.”

 

11.     Information Items

a)

Functions and Delegations of Community Boards 2016-2019 (17/903)

Memorandum dated 13 June 2017 by the Senior Committee Advisor

 

The Chair elaborated on the memorandum.

 

Resolved:    (Ms Hanna/Mr Fisher)                          Minute No. PCB 17310

“That the Board notes the memorandum.”

 

b)

Report back from Community Boards' Conference 2017 (17/927)

Report No. PCB2017/3/84 by Ms K Yung

 

Ms Yung elaborated on the report.  She thanked members for supporting her attendance at the conference.

 

Resolved:       (Ms Yung/Ms Hanna)                        Minute No. PCB 17311

“That the report:

 

(i)         be noted and received; and

 

(ii)        asks Council to consider hosting the 2019 Community Boards’ Conference in the       Hutt City Events Centre.”

  

12.     QUESTIONS   

There were no questions.

 

 

There being no further business the Chair declared the meeting closed at 8.15 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

P Hanna

CHAIR

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFIRMED as a true and correct record

Dated this 4th day of September 2017

 

 


                                                                                      16                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

28 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1314)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/203

 

Randwick Road, Moera - Proposed P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions

 

Purpose of Report

1.    The purpose of this report is to seek Council’s approval for the installation of P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions for a Pick Up/Drop Off Zone in Randwick Road, Moera as attached as Attachment 1 to the report.

Recommendation

That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:

 

(i)    approves the installation of P15 Parking At All Times in Randwick Road, Moera, as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report;

 

(ii)   approves the installation of No Parking On Grass Restrictions in Randwick Road, Moera, as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report; and

 

(iii)  approves the installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions in Randwick Road as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report.

 

Background

2.    At its meeting on the 10 November 2015, the Petone Community Board (the Board) agreed to the issuing of a lease to the Sola Power Throwing Academy for the property managed as a reserve on the corner of Whites Line East and Randwick Road.

3.    The Board also requested that officers investigate a drop off zone on the same corner and report back to the Board.

4.    Officers investigated the site and on 11 April 2016, at the Petone Community Board meeting, recommended the installation of P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions.

5.    The Petone Community Board resolved to endorse the recommendation contained in the report.

6.    The recommendation was not immediately forwarded to the Traffic Subcommittee for its consideration as residents of the area challenged the non-notified resource consent given to the Sola Power Throwing Academy.

7.    The resource consent was subsequently checked and confirmed by Hutt City Council officers.

8.    In 2017, Hutt City Council’s Parks and Gardens Divisional Manager made a request to reconsider the parking situation in the area.

9.    The concern expressed was that at times vehicles stop on the carriageway in the vicinity of the site to drop off/pick up members of the academy causing a safety hazard for all road users. 

10.  The requester also noted that often vehicles park on the grass area in the vicinity of the Solar Power Throwing Academy site causing a safety hazard in the proximity of a high volume intersection.

11.  A report detailing a proposal to introduce a P15 Pick Up/ Drop Off Zone, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions was submitted to the Petone Community Board meeting on 3 April 2017. The proposal is shown in Attachment 2.

12.  The Petone Community Board endorsed the recommended proposal on 3 April 2017, and the Report was subsequently submitted to the Traffic Sub-committee meeting on 10 April 2017.

13.  At its meeting on 10 April 2017 the Traffic Subcommittee recommended that Council approve the proposal.

14.  The proposal was submitted to the Council meeting on 23 May 2017.

15.  At the meeting on 23 May 2017 Council referred the proposal back to council officers for a full review of traffic matters, in light of additional information that had been received after the Traffic Subcommittee’s meeting on 10 April 2017.

16.  That additional information was from a member of the public speaking under public comment at the 23 May 2017 meeting, who believed that there were issues with the area relating to non-compliance with its resource consent.

17.  A letter (dated 15 May 2017) was subsequently received from the Chairman of the Automobile Association Wellington District Council relating to the matter.

18.  The letter urged the Council to reconsider the proposal and reduce the proposed parking spaces from three to two and limit the parking to P5 (5 minutes restriction).

19.  The proposal now presented, attached as Attachment 1 to the report, incorporates the reduction in parking spaces from three to two as suggested by the AA.

20.  The proposed time restriction has been retained at P15 rather than P5 suggested by the AA. Council is reluctant to implement P5 parking across the city as it is difficult to enforce and generally doesn’t result in higher turnover than the P15 restriction.        

Discussion

21.  Officers have investigated the site and are proposing the installation of P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions for a Pick Up and Drop Off Zone in Randwick Road where currently there are no restrictions in place as shown in Attachment 1.

22.  The proposal is expected to reduce instances of illegal and/ or dangerous parking on the grass verge and increase the turnover of the parking which already takes place on Randwick Road.

23.  The proposal has been modified to incorporate the reduction in parking spaces suggested by the AA following the last Council meeting.

Options

24.  The options are:

a.    To leave the parking area unchanged without any restrictions or,

b.    To install the proposed restrictions to provide a pick up/drop off zone and improve safety for the benefit of all road users.

Consultation

25.  As no residents are directly or adversely affected by the proposed changes, no further consultation has been undertaken.

26.  The preceding proposal, attached as Attachment 2 to the report, has previously been endorsed by both the Petone Community Board and the Traffic Subcommittee.

Legal Considerations

27.  These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2007 (amended 20 November 2014).

Financial Considerations

28.  The improvements can be funded from Council’s 2016/2017 signs and road marking budget.

Other Considerations

29.  In making this recommendation, officers have given careful consideration to the purpose of local government in section 10 of the Local Government Act 2002.  Officers believe that this recommendation falls within the purpose of the local government. It does this in a way that is cost-effective because it uses standard signs and road markings.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Randwick Rd Pick Up and Drop Off Zone_August 2017

20

2

Randwick Rd - Proposed P15, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 16/152

21

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Sylvio Leal

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Zackary Moodie

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

Approved By: Damon Simmons

Traffic Asset Manager

 


Attachment 1

Randwick Rd Pick Up and Drop Off Zone_August 2017

 


Attachment 2

Randwick Rd - Proposed P15, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 16/152

 


                                                                                      22                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

28 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1316)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/204

 

Bracken Street - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions

 

Purpose of Report

1.         The purpose of this report is to seek Council’s approval for the installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions in Bracken Street as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report.

Recommendations

That the Traffic Subcommittee recommends that Council approves the installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions in Bracken Street as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report.

 

Background

2.         Council received a request from a resident of Bracken Street to improve accessibility to his property.

3.         The concern expressed is that the current parking bay clearance from the driveway is less than one meter therefore vehicles often encroach his driveway making it difficult to safely exit his property.

4.         The Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 states that a driver or person in charge of a vehicle shall not stop, stand or park the vehicle alongside any part of the kerb crossing provided for a driveway or within 1 meter of each side of the prolongation of the driveway.

Discussion

5.         The installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions as proposed will ensure that the minimum clearance from driveways in accordance to the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 is met therefore improving accessibility to the private property.

Options

6.         The options are:

i.    To leave the area as it is with the current restrictions and accept that the accessibility issue will remain or,

ii.   To install the proposed changes and ensure vehicles do not encroach the private driveway therefore resolving this accessibility issue.

Consultation

7.         A plan of the proposal and a petition form were forwarded to Chris Dickey, resident of Nº 18 Bracken Street, who consulted the directly affected properties at Nºs 1-2/14, 1-2/15, 16 and 17 Bracken Street.

·    All six consulted residents support the proposal.

Legal Considerations

8.         These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2007 (Amended 20 November 2014).

Financial Considerations

9.         These changes can be funded from Council’s 2017/2018 road marking budget.

Other Considerations

10.       In making this recommendation, officers have given careful consideration to the purpose of local government in section 10 of the Local Government Act 2002. Officers believe that this recommendation falls within the purpose of the local government. It does this in a way that is cost-effective because it utilizes standard road markings.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Bracken Street - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 17/1259

24

    

 

Author: Sylvio Leal

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Zackary Moodie

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

Approved By: Damon Simmons

Traffic Asset Manager

 


Attachment 1

Bracken Street - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 17/1259

 


                                                                                      25                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

28 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1317)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/205

 

Hutt Road (144) - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions

 

Purpose of Report

1.         The purpose of this report is to seek Council’s approval for the installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions in Hutt Road as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report.

Recommendations

That the Traffic Subcommittee recommends that Council approves the installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions adjacent to the pedestrian crossing outside Nº 144 Hutt Road as shown in Attachment 1 attached to the report.

 

Background

2.         Council received multiple requests to improve safety at the pedestrian crossing outside Nº 144 Hutt Road.

3.         The concern expressed is that vehicles parked adjacent to the crossing obstruct drivers’ visibility to pedestrians intending to use the crossing therefore creating a safety hazard for all road users.

4.         The requester also notes that there have been many crashes in the vicinity of the crossing and there are several near misses on a daily basis.

5.         Council officers investigated the list of accidents recorded into NZTA’s Crash Analysis System for the last 10 years in the vicinity of the pedestrian crossing, from Udy Street to Nicholls Avenue (PVT).

·    There were 22 recorded crashes, from which four were directly influenced by activity in the crossing where vehicles had to suddenly stop.

̵  All four accidents were “nose to tail” on the northbound approach to the crossing.

§ Three did not result in any injuries and one resulted in a minor injury.

Discussion

6.         The installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions as proposed will improve the lines of clear sight between northbound drivers approaching the pedestrian crossing and pedestrians intending to use the crossing therefore reducing the safety hazard while removing one unrestricted parking space.

7.         Officers also considered the removal of both parking spaces adjacent to the pedestrian crossing but, as the removal of one car park ensures that the recommended distance for lines of clear sight between northbound drivers and pedestrians is met according to the appropriate standard and due to the high parking demand in the area, it is not necessary to remove the second parking space. 

Options

8.         The options are:

i.    To leave the area as it is without any restrictions and accept that the safety hazard will remain;

ii.   To install the proposed changes, removing one parking space adjacent to the pedestrian crossing, therefore reducing the safety hazard or;

iii.  To install No Stopping At All Times Restrictions across both parking spaces adjacent to the pedestrian crossing to further reduce the safety hazard.

Consultation

9.         A Council officer consulted the directly affected businesses at Nºs 140, 144, 148 and 150 Hutt Road.

·    All the consulted businesses signed a petition in support of the proposal.

Legal Considerations

10.       These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2007 (Amended 20 November 2014).

Financial Considerations

11.       These changes can be funded from Council’s 2017/2018 road markings budget.

Other Considerations

12.       In making this recommendation, officers have given careful consideration to the purpose of local government in section 10 of the Local Government Act 2002. Officers believe that this recommendation falls within the purpose of the local government in that it improves safety for the benefit of all road users. It does this in a way that is cost-effective because it utilizes standard road markings.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Hutt Rd (144) - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 17/1143

28

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Sylvio Leal

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Zackary Moodie

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

Approved By: Damon Simmons

Traffic Asset Manager

 


Attachment 1

Hutt Rd (144) - Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 17/1143

 


                                                                                      29                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

28 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1318)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/206

 

Hutt Road (56) - Proposed P30 Parking Restrictions

 

Purpose of Report

1.         The purpose of this report is to seek Council’s approval for the installation of P30 Parking Restrictions outside 56 Hutt Road as shown in Appendix 1 attached to this report.

Recommendations

That the Traffic Subcommittee recommends that Council approves the installation of P30 Parking Restrictions outside 56 Hutt Road as shown in Appendix 1 attached to this report.

 

Background

2.         Yogiji’s Food Mart has recently opened at the property 56 Hutt Road. Following this, the owner of Yogiji’s has requested that Council review the single car park outside his business that is currently unrestricted. The car park is regularly filled with commuter or all day parking

Discussion

3.         The installation a P30 Parking Restriction as proposed will provide short term parking in the area therefore improving the level of service for the local business and their customers.

Options

4.         The options are:

a.   To leave the area as it is without any restrictions and accept that short term parking is not provided or,

b.   To install the proposed changes and improve the level of service for the local business and their customers.

Consultation

5.         The owner at 56 Hutt Road and their neighbor at Atkore International, 54 Hutt Road both support the proposal.

6.         As 54 Hutt Road and 56 Hutt Road are the only two directly affect properties, there has been no further Consultation.

Legal Considerations

7.         These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2007 (Amended 20 November 2014).

Financial Considerations

8.         These changes can be funded from Council’s 2017/2018 operational budget.

Other Considerations

9.         In making this recommendation, officers have given careful consideration to the purpose of local government in section 10 of the Local Government Act 2002. Officers believe that this recommendation falls within the purpose of the local government. It does this in a way that is cost-effective because it utilises standard signage.

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Hutt Road #56 P30 parking Restrictions Plan

31

    

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Zackary Moodie

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reviewed By: Sylvio Leal

Traffic Engineer

 

 

 

Approved By: Damon Simmons

Traffic Asset Manager

 


Attachment 1

Hutt Road #56 P30 parking Restrictions Plan

 

 


                                                                                      32                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

11 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1235)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/15

 

Committee Advisor's Report

 

 

 

 

1.    Purpose Of Report

The primary purpose of the report is to update the Board on items of interest.

 

Recommendation

       That the Board notes and receives the report.

2.    Follow up from last Board meeting

 

Traffic reports considered by Board

 

At its meeting on 26 June 2017, the Petone Community Board endorsed the recommendations in the following traffic reports:

 

·    Mason Street, Moera – Proposed No Stopping At All Times Restrictions

·    Parkside Road, Seaview – Proposed P15 Parking Restrictions

·    Seaview Road – Proposed Bus Stop and Associated No Stopping At All Times Restrictions

 

At its meeting on 15 August 2017, Council resolved to approve the recommendations in the reports.

 

2019 Community Boards’ Conference

 

Council’s Commercial Events Developer advises that an expression of interest has been submitted by Mayor Wallace.  Officers are expecting to receive a tender document in the next few weeks to prepare our proposal.

 

 

3.    Greater Wellington Regional Council update

 

Cr Prue Lamason has given her apologies for the Board meeting.  She asked that the following be noted:

 

·    The Lower Hutt Fares Consultation meeting which is being held on Wednesday 6 September 2017 commencing at 6.30pm at St Marks Church, Laings Road, Lower Hutt; and

·    RiverLink project – this is still going through the design phase which is a long and complex process.

 

4.    Council’s current consultation

 

Please see below a list of current proposals Council is consulting on. These can be viewed on the Council website

http://www.huttcity.govt.nz/Your-Council/Have-your-say/Consulting-on/

 

Proposal to issue leases and licences for Council premises

Friday 8 September

Bell Park review and questionnaire

Friday 8 September

Molesworth Street Reserve review and questionnaire

Friday 15 September

Traffic Bylaw

Monday 25 September

Parks and Reserves Bylaw

Monday 25 September

Cemeteries Bylaw

Monday 25 September

 

5.    2016/17 Miscellaneous Administration and Training Budgets

 

The following is the Board’s expenditure as at 30 June 2017:

 

Budget

 

 

Expenditure at 30.06.17

Miscellaneous Administration

$5,0000.00

$2,669.93

 

BALANCE

 

$2,330.07

 

A spreadsheet detailing expenditure for the miscellaneous administration and training budgets are attached as Appendix 1 to the report.

 

6.    2017/18 Miscellaneous Administration andTraining Budgets

 

       The Board’s miscellaneous administration and training budgets for the 2017/18 financial year are $5,000.00 and $3,000.00 respectively.  To date, there has been no expenditure in either budget.

 

 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Petone Community Board Actual Expenditure 2016 17 Financial Year 30 June 2017

35

    

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

 

 

 

Author: Kate  Glanville

Senior Committee Advisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved By: Kathryn Stannard

Divisional Manager, Secretariat Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Attachment 1

Petone Community Board Actual Expenditure 2016 17 Financial Year 30 June 2017

 


                                                                                      36                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

11 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1236)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/118

 

Chairperson's Report

 

 

 

 

 

Recommendation

That the Board notes and receives the report.

 

 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Chairperson's report - September 2017

37

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Pam Hanna

Chair, Petone Community Board

 

 

 

 

 


Attachment 1

Chairperson's report - September 2017

 

Petone Community Board Chairperson’s Report – September 2017

 

Tena koutou katoa Talofa lava Malo e lelei Neih Hou Namaste

 

Greetings to everyone who lives in our board area of Korokoro, Petone, Seaview, Moera, Waiwhetu South, Woburn South and Gracefield – called Petone for short.

 

a) Future of Petone Wharf

Hutt City Council decided in its annual plan process to remove 50m of the 110m head at the seaward end of the Petone wharf and refurbish the rest. Our Harbour Ward councillors voted against this. As I said in my last report we need to make sure that no more than 50m is removed as the width of the head part is a very important part of the Petone wharf. There is at least one petition now operating to save the Petone wharf in its entirety and this is again showing how important the wharf is to the community and people of all ages and ethnicities - as we pointed out in our feedback to Councillors.

 

b) Beach and Stormwater and Dunes

Storm damage to the seawall at the western end of the beach in the Honiana Te Puni Reserve is being repaired and upgraded at the same time and it was great how well supported the recent Clean Petone Beach initiative led by Vector AMS and Ghost Fishing was - with support from Friends of Petone Beach.

 

Meeting with contractors who designed the stormwater outlet that took out some of the dune planting on the beach across from Queen Street has been potentially very worthwhile.  Action to be taken about restoring what can be of the dunes in question

will hopefully be the best possible with discussion about the what and how of that planting with the Friends of Petone Beach and HCC offciers. These discussions can then be the basis for needed future discussions about other stormwater outlets along the foreshore that need maintenance work.

 

We also need as a community to be having discussions about green engineering in general and about what can be termed rain gardens in e.g. the middle of Adelaide Street that is going to be being worked on over the next year and questioning why this hasn’t been done in Queen Street.

 

c) Water

As portended in the last Chairperson’s report Wellington Water has instituted non-chemical treatment at the Buick Street and the Dowse Square fountains. These two outlets are not chlorinated while the rest of the system is reported to need permanent chlorination – with still no idea of what has and is causing contamination of the aquifer. This is a continuing concern.

 

d) Emergency Management

v The Petone Community Board held a public meeting on 31 July and we will continue to work alongside WREMO and Hutt Emergency Management to increase public knowledge and understanding about e.g. what you should do in an emergency; whether there will be sirens if there's another tsunami warning (the answer is NO); and what the blue lines are about

v A Community Response Plan that was developed some time ago needs updating and we will keep you posted on that and also invite any NGO local organisations to be in touch and be invovled with us on this extremely important matter

v If street groups want to get together to plan around their emergency management a room at the community house could be available at some weekend times for them to meet in – contact petcomhouse.net.nz

 

e) Parking and Traffic in Petone

The Board is keen to see planning for Petone that avoids affects such as those experienced by residents (especially those living in Korokoro and Riddlers Cres) and Hutt Road businesses as a result of the Kmart development e.g.

 

HCC officers are undertaking development of a possible HCC policy on parking and the Community Board is hosting a public meeting focussed on the draft parking policy on 12 September when officers will share their work to date and we will break into groups to work on such things as priorities for parking and mechanisms for managing parking.

 

Talking and meeting with residents of Riddlers Crescent brings home the need for a HCC residents parking scheme. This is an urgent need in any HCC parking policy. Korokoro residents’ feedback has also been strong and cross hatching is hopefully already visible at the Korokoro Cres and Hutt Road intersection.

 

All communities are having to deal with the changes made nationally by the Government to the Resource Management Act over the last few years. With non-notification now the norm there is no or very little chance for residents to have a say in consents that are going to affect them. However, traffic management in Petone is as important as parking and needs to be focussed on for any future developments across all parts of Petone, along with respect for heritage, and with better results than we have seen and are experiencing to date. The Petone Community Board would like feedback from the community about the development that has been happening. There are also monetary incentives currently being applied by HCC with the aim of encouraging development – do people think this should continue to happen in Petone?

 

f) Petone 2040

A Jackson Street streetscape design project is under way and a workshop was held for a large group of business and community people. The results are to be shared in early September. This is a very important and HCC funded initiative. The next Petone 2040 project will be to do with strategic infrastructure such as the possible Petone to Grenada road, a cross valley link and a reclaiming or better use of the Esplanade.

 

g) Consultation re the future of Bell Park

Bell Park in Waiwhetu is being reviewed and an option being consulted about is a reduction in the size of the park and selling the land for housing on part of the park. We encourage all of the people concerned to make a submission to HCC about this by 8 September and contact us if they have any questions.

 

h) Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Unreinforced masonry buildings on Jackson and Cuba Streets have until March 2018 to get work done to tie back street facing facades and parapets with up to $25,000 maximum available in support from central government and HCC – after the work is completed. There is a list of the affected buildings on HCC website and board members have met with the Divisional Manager Environmental Consents over this matter and expressed our willingness to help in any way that we can.

 

 

 

i) Homelessness in Petone

During the Annual Plan considerations the Mayor (in response to a question from Cr Lewis) asked for a report from officers on homelessness in Lower Hutt. We are still to see this report but understand that key Petone groups and people have been meeting and may have an initiative to share with us soon.

 

j) Community Engagement Fund

This is now open until 6 October and we have $6,250 to distribute on the basis of local Incorporated Societies or Charitable Trusts applying for funding to help support community development or community events that will strengthen and build the Petone community.

 

k) Community/Voluntary organisations AGMS

The Petone CAB’s AGM has happened on 31 August and our two Community House ones are to come. The Petone Community House AGM is on Wednesday 27 September at 11am and the Moera Community House AGM at 6.30pm on Wednesday 11 October.  Each of these important community organisations is made up of voluntary board members that do a lot of work that is largely unheralded but very worth getting involved with.

 

l) Next end of month Petone Community Board coffee club gathering when anyone is welcome to come and have a coffee with board members any time between 10 and 11.30am will be on 30 September at Café Chavi at 274C Jackson Street.

 

m) Condolences to Mike Fisher and his family on the death of Mike’s father in law – Aries (Les) Arraj.

 

https://www.facebook.com/pcbhcc/ is the link to our facebook page and do sign up for our emails via http://eepurl.com/cq33Zj.

 

Kia ora

 

Pam Hanna

Chairperson

Petone Community Board

 

 

   


                                                                                      40                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

28 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1321)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/119

 

Keep Petone Beautiful

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommendation

That the report be noted and received.

 

 

 

 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Keep Petone Beautiful - August 2017

41

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: K Yung

Member, Petone Community Board

 

 

  


Attachment 1

Keep Petone Beautiful - August 2017

 

Keep Petone Beautiful

It’s been a busy few months in the Petone area – as we’ve seen a lot of action on the Petone Beach front.

Dune planting took place, Friends of Petone had their regular catch ups, and we’ve also had the massive effort of about 300 volunteers come together and tidy up the beach just recently. There’s also been a clean up in the Te Mome Stream. To stay connected and get involved in these efforts – keep posted via the facebook pages of ‘Friends of Petone Beach’ and ‘Friends of Te Mome Stream.’

There are also the regular Petone Beach Working Bees – 1st & 3rd Thurs of the month, wharf end; and Patrick St – 1st Sun month. For more details, keep an eye on facebook and don’t hesitate to be in touch.

Finally, we just had the annual ‘Gift of Green’ event – an initiative set up years ago for babies born in the past year to Petone and Korokoro residents. Parents are given a free native tree to plant and nuture in celebration of the new life and addition to their whanau family. This event was once again supported by the Petone Rotary Club, and was well attended with a full room in the Petone Library Meeting Room on the afternoon of Sunday 6th August. A wonderful event celebrating with a number of families.

If you are aware of other families residing in Petone and Korokoro with new babies this next following year, please keep the Gift of Green in mind, as we would love to celebrate with them next year.

Kaz Yung

 


                                                                                      42                                               04 September 2017

Petone Community Board

28 August 2017

 

 

 

File: (17/1323)

 

 

 

 

Report no: PCB2017/4/120

 

Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommendation

That the report be noted and received.

 

 

 

 

Appendices

No.

Title

Page

1

Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful - August 2017

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Author: K Yung

Member, Petone Community Board

 

 

  


Attachment 1

Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful - August 2017

 

Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful

Each and every year people from all across Aotearoa NZ, come together and put energy and effort into cleaning up their corner of the nation.

This year Keep New Zealand Beautiful’s Clean Up Week is between Monday 11th – Sunday 17th September. As part of the efforts of the Hutt City to Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful, we’re encouraging groups from all across the city to link in or create their own local clean up sessions in their own community.

To find out more, and register a local clean up, check out: www.huttcity.govt.nz/clean-up-week

Keep Lower Hutt Beautiful has also just joined facebook – we hope to highlight some of the great stuff happening across the city, especially the things that address litter, beautification, graffiti and community pride. We’ll aim to highlight some awesome initiatives, so come find us and give us a ‘like.’ www.facebook.com/KeepLowerHuttBeautiful/

Kaz Yung



     



[1] This excludes sites that are considered high profile, significant on a city-wide basis due to their size and location, or where the site crosses ward or community boundaries.

[2] The Operational Guide for Urban Forest Plan is available from Council’s Parks and Gardens Division.