Minutes of a meeting of the

Urban Development Subcommittee

Te Kōmiti Āpiti, Whakahou Taone

Held via Zoom on Tuesday 8 March 2022, commencing at 1.03p.m.


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

In Attendance:     Councillor M Lawrey, Group Manager Environmental Management (C Barton), Team Leader Governance (R Byrne) and Governance Advisers (A Fon and T Kruger)

Apologies :          Nil



Karakia and Mihi 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

4.1.      Zola Rose from Common Ground - Housing

Document number R26535

Zola Rose, from Common Ground, presented a powerpoint presentation (attached A2853201) on inclusionary zoning, land availability and collaboration with Council for a tiny house community in the Nelson and Tasman Districts.


1    A2853201 Zola Rose Public Forum Presentation

5.       Confirmation of Minutes

5.1       9 November 2021

Document number M19065, agenda pages 5 - 7 refer.

Resolved UD/2022/001


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.     Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Urban Development Subcommittee, held on 9 November 2021, as a true and correct record.

Courtney/Rainey                                                                              Carried


6.       Chairperson's Report

Document number R26661

The Chairperson, provided a verbal report and acknowledged the International Day of the Woman, noting the systemic challenges for women in the areas of housing and poverty, particularly when women find themselves staying in an abusive situation due no other housing options.  She said it was a human right to have safe housing, security, peace and dignity and changes in law for healthy homes had gone some way but still had a long way to go.


7.       City Development Update

Document number R26633

Programme Lead City Development, Alan Gray, provided a presentation on the City Centre Streets for People Programme.

Group Manager, Clare Barton, answered questions on alignment with other existing infrastructure projects, planning for initiatives to encourage people into town and a linear park which was a priority.


1    A2852575 City Development Update



8.       Strategic Housing

Document number R26708

Strategic Housing Adviser, Lisa Gibellini, provided a presentation on the Housing Workstream (Attached A2852593)

The committee moved into confidential session to receive feedback on strategic housing.

Exclusion of the Public


Resolved UD/2022/002



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:


Edgar/Rainey                                                                                   Carried



Strategic Housing


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)(i)

To enable the local authority to carry on, without prejudice or disadvantage, negotiations (including commercial and industrial negotiations)


The meeting went into confidential session at 2.05p.m. and resumed in public session at 2.25p.m.


1    A2852593 - Housing Workstream Update Feb 2022




Karakia Whakamutanga



There being no further business the meeting ended at 2.27pm.


Confirmed as a correct record of proceedings by resolution on 14 April 2022


Resolved UD/2022/004


That the Urban Development Subcommittee

1.     Confirms the minutes of the meeting of the Urban Development Subcommittee, held on 8 March 2022, as a true and correct record.