Minutes of a meeting of the Urban Development Subcommittee

Held in the Council Chamber, Civic House, 110 Trafalgar Street, Nelson

On Tuesday 20 April 2021, commencing at 9.00a.m.


Present:               Councillor J Edgar (Chairperson), Her Worship the Mayor R Reese, Councillors M Courtney, K Fulton, B McGurk and P Rainey

In Attendance:     Group Manager Environmental Management (C Barton), Nicky McDonald, and Governance Advisers (Jasmin Brandt and Kelsey McLean)

Apologies :          Nil


Karakia Timatanga


1.       Apologies

There were no apologies.

2.       Confirmation of Order of Business

There was no change to the order of business.

3.       Interests

There were no updates to the Interests Register, and no interests with items on the agenda were declared.

4.       Public Forum 

There was no public forum.

5.       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1       2 March 2021

Document number M15459, agenda pages 6 - 9 refer.

Resolved UD/2021/003


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.     Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Urban Development Subcommittee, held on 2 March 2021, as a true and correct record.

Courtney/McGurk                                                                             Carried


6.       Chairperson's Report

Document number R24804, agenda pages 10 - 11 refer.

Councillor Edgar presented her Chairperson’s report.

Resolved UD/2021/004


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.       Receives the report Chairperson's Report (R24804).


Edgar/Her Worship the Mayor                                                          Carried


7.       City Centre Spatial Plan update

Document number R23739, agenda pages 12 - 32 refer.

City Centre Development Programme Lead, Alan Gray, supported by contractor Paul Jennings, gave a presentation (A2622150) about the pre-engagement undertaken with community groups.

Attendance : Councillor K Fulton joined the meeting at 9.12a.m.

Resolved UD/2021/005


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.     Receives the report City Centre Spatial Plan update (R23739) and its attachments (A2604905, A2604904).


Courtney/McGurk                                                                             Carried


1    A2622150 - Spatial Development Plan Presentation 20Apr2021


8.       Housing Supply Update

Document number R24770, agenda pages 33 - 34 refer.

Team Leader City Development, Lisa Gibellini, presented the report. She noted officers were working closely with Kāinga Ora and proposed an additional recommendation clause be added to direct officers to work on a Memorandum of Understanding with Kāinga Ora.

It was further requested that consideration be given to link up non-regulatory with regulatory matters in regards to meeting climate change obligations, sustainability goals and reducing carbon emissions.

Resolved UD/2021/006


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.       Receives the report Housing Supply Update (R24770); and

2.       Directs officers to work with Kāinga Ora to draft a Memorandum of Understanding to be brought back for Council’s consideration, setting out a partnership approach, identifying the outcomes sought by each organisation, including alignment of processes, timelines and resourcing.


Fulton/Courtney                                                                               Carried


9.       Exclusion of the Public

Resolved UD/2021/007


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.       Excludes the public from the following parts of the proceedings of this meeting.

2.       The general subject of each matter to be considered while the public is excluded, the reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter and the specific grounds under section 48(1) of the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 for the passing of this resolution are as follows:

McGurk/Courtney                                                                             Carried



General subject of each matter to be considered

Reason for passing this resolution in relation to each matter

Particular interests protected (where applicable)


Totara Street Properties Update


Section 48(1)(a)

The public conduct of this matter would be likely to result in disclosure of information for which good reason exists under section 7

The withholding of the information is necessary:

·    Section 7(2)(a)

     To protect the privacy of natural persons, including that of a deceased person

·    Section 7(2)(h)

     To enable the local authority to carry out, without prejudice or disadvantage, commercial activities

The meeting went into confidential session at 9.51a.m. and resumed in public session at 10.46 a.m.


There being no further business the meeting ended at 10.48a.m.

Karakia Whakamutunga


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings:




                                                         Chairperson                                 Date