Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee (Open)
Tuesday 3 July 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP110/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GSP111/18

Apologies

Minutes:

The Chief Executive completed the roll call and apologies from Councillor Gardiner were recorded.

 

 

GSP112/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Alderman Thompson, Councillors P Fleming, Tierney and Chief Executive – Item 7 - Capital Projects Approval.

Alderman Thompson, Councillors McGinley, C Kelly and Chief Executive – Item 9 – City of Derry Airport – Short Term and Medium Term Funding Proposals.

Councillors Fleming and McKeever – Item 11 – Governance  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP112/18

GSP113/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s business.

GSP114/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 5 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of Meeting held on 5 June 2018 (GSP97/18-GS107/18) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

 

GSP115/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

GSP116/18

Capital Projects Approval pdf icon PDF 65 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 to allocate funds towards a number of capital projects and other corporate priorities within Council’s capital plan following consideration by the Capital Projects and Corporate  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP116/18

GSP117/18

Update on the Development of a Growth Deal for the Derry/Strabane City Region pdf icon PDF 70 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 to update Members on the progress towards the development of a Growth Deal for the City Region.

 

The Chief Executive advised that in addition to  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP117/18

GSP118/18

City of Derry Airport - Short Term and Medium Term Funding Proposals pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received Mr Coleman and Mr Byrne, form the CoDA Board to

the Meeting.

 

The Chief Executive advised that Mr Coleman would give a powerpoint

presentation following which the Lead Finance Officer would present his

report.  He stated that the immediate requirement was to (i) gain  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP118/18

GSP119/18

Prudential Indicators 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 38 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 to seek Members’ approval for the Prudential Indicators for the 2018/19 year.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that approval be granted to the Prudential Indicators for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP119/18

GSP120/18

Governance Arrangements - Local Community Planning pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the proposed Governance arrangements for the 8 Local Community Planning Growth Partnerships.

 

Councillor Tierney expressed concern regarding the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP120/18

GSP121/18

Annual Equality Progress Report 2017-18 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ comments and approval in respect of the Council’s Annual Equality Report 2017/18 (Appendix 1).

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP121/18

GSP122/18

Member Learning and Development pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for progressing recommendations arising from the Elected Member Development Group.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve the recommendations  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP122/18

GSP123/18

Encouraging Those With A Disability Into The Workplace pdf icon PDF 26 KB

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 seek Members’ approval to endorse the approach outlined to encourage and attract people with a disability into the workplace.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP123/18

GSP124/18

Absence Management pdf icon PDF 33 KB

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 provide Members with an update on progress in relation to Absence Management for the year 2017/2018.

 

Alderman Hussey commended those involved in reducing  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP124/18

GSP125/18

Strategic Growth Plan - Participation in Carnegie Trust Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Project pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Additional documents:

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 update the Committee on the progress on the Strategic

Growth Partnerships application to participate in the Carnegie UK Trusts

‘Embedding Wellbeing in  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP125/18

GSP126/18

North West Regional Development Group Update pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

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 provide Members with an update on the meetings of the

North West Regional Development Group and North West Strategic Growth

Partnership.

 

Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP126/18

GSP127/18

Electoral Office On Line Registration pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of a request received from the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland for Council to promote the new online registration  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP127/18