Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee (Open)
Tuesday 28 November 2017 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP169/17

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Chief Executive read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

 

 

GSP170/17

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Boyle.

 

 

GSP171/17

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Members’ Interests.

GSP172/17

Deputation - To receive representatives from the Fire Brigades Union to discuss Proposed Cuts by the NIFRS at Northland Fire Station and Crescent Link Fire Station pdf icon PDF 400 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Mr Boyd and Mr Quinn, Union Officials of the Northern

Ireland Fire Brigades Union (NIFBU) and invited them to make their

presentation.

 

Mr Quinn delivered the presentation regarding the proposed budget cuts to

the fire service and highlighted the following:

                       

·         NIFRS have 917 full-time firefighters, 998  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP172/17

GSP173/17

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

GSP173/17    Condemnation of Arson Attack

 

The Chair expressed his condemnation at the cowardly and criminal attack on colleague and fellow Member, Councillor Brian Tierney and his family at the weekend.  He stated that the arson attack on Councillor Tierney’s car was totally unacceptable and that he was a very conscientious  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP173/17

GSP174/17

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 7 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Minutes:

GSP174/17    Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 7 November 2017            

                         

The open minutes of Meeting held on 7 November 2017 (GSP152/17-GSP166/17) were confirmed and signed by the chairperson.

 

On a matter of accuracy, Alderman Devenney stated that he was not recorded as  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP174/17

GSP175/17

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

 

 

GSP176/17

Six Monthly Progress Report - Strategic Planning and Support Units Delivery Plan pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report a copy of which had been previously circulated. She advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ comments in relation to progress against the Strategic Planning and Support Units Delivery Plan for 2017/18.

 

Councillor Cooper stated  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP176/17

GSP177/17

Capital Projects Approval - Clooney Greeenway - Lands Acquisition pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Minutes:

The Lead Finance Officer presented the above report a copy of which had been previously circulated.  He advised that the purpose of this report was to seek Members’ approval for allocation of capital funding in the sum of £61,400 towards Clooney Greenway lands acquisition.

 

Councillor Reilly thanked the Lead Finance  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP177/17

GSP178/17

Closure of Omagh Electoral Office pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated.  She stated that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of correspondence received from NIPSA and to seek Member’s comments in relation to this correspondence.

 

Councillor McMahon paid tribute  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP178/17