Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee (Open)
Tuesday 6 March 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP35/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

GSP36/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

GSP37/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Fleming declared an interest in the following agenda item:

Item 11 – North West Regional Development Group Minutes.

 

 

Chairperson's Business

GSP38/18

Tragic Death

Minutes:

The Chair stated that great sadness and shock had been expressed at the tragic and sudden death of Karol Kelly in the Rosemount area of the City at the weekend.  He offered his condolences to Mr Kelly’s family at this very difficult time.

 

 

GSP39/18

Displays Bearing the Council Logo

Minutes:

Alderman McClintock referred to the displays recently erected in Derry City and Strabane town which bore the Council logo.  She stated that the displays had not been agreed by Council and asked for an update on the matter.

 

In response, the Chief Executive stated that there were a range of  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP39/18

GSP40/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 30 January 2018 pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of Meeting held on 30 January 2018 (GSP24/18-GSP33/18)

were accepted and agreed.

 

 

Matters Arising

GSP41/18

Measuring the Impact of UK City of Culture 2013 (GSP33/18)

Minutes:

 

Alderman Hussey enquired if there had been any response from the Department for Communities regarding inviting the Department to consider Derry City and Strabane District Council to take part in an event similar to the Belfast Jobs Fair.

 

In response, the Chief Executive reported that no response had been received  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP41/18

GSP42/18

Displays Bearing the Council Logo

Minutes:

Councillor Donnelly referred to the previous discussion regarding displays throughout the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.  He enquired if the comments made for options to be considered before action was taken was a formal proposal or merely a suggestion.

 

Councillor Tierney Proposed that once the Chief Executive and  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP42/18

GSP43/18

Ten Month Financial Outturn pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Finance Officer presented the above report a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was for Members to consider and approve Council’s 10 month financial outturn and position at 31 January 2018.

 

Councillor Cooper thanked the Lead Finance Officer for  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP43/18

GSP44/18

Employee Engagement pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Human Resources Officer presented the above report a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on an Employee Engagement Strategy and provide an update on the key employee engagement activities which had taken place over the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP44/18

GSP45/18

Appointment of a Media Monitoring and Evaluation Service pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Minutes:

The Business Support and Change Manager presented the above report a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to inform Members of the outcome of a tender exercise completed to appoint a media monitoring and evaluation provider for Council and to  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP45/18

GSP46/18

Motion on Brandywell Stadium/Naming of Council Assets pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She stated that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for a pilot Council Assets Naming Policy and also for the proposed consultation plan in relation to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP46/18

GSP47/18

North West Regional Development Group Minutes pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A copy of the above report was previously circulated for information.  The purpose of the report was to to provide Members with a copy of the ratified minutes of the North West Regional Development Group meeting held on 29 September 2017 and recommended that Members note the content of same.  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP47/18

GSP48/18

Strategic Growth Partnership pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Minutes:

The Business Support and Change Manager presented the above report a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She stated that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with an update on the meeting of the Strategic Growth Partnership/Community Planning Partnership held on Thursday 22 February 2018.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP48/18