Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee (Open)
Tuesday 4 September 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP128/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

GSP129/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Alderman Hussey.

 

GSP130/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Members’ Interests.

GSP131/18

Deputation - To Receive Mr Clark Bailie, Chief Executive; Mr Frank O'Connor, Regional Manager North; Eddie Doherty, Area Manager and Ms Fiona McGrath to discuss the Derry City and Strabane Housing Investment Plan 2018 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

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Minutes:

The Chairperson welcomed Mr C Bailie, Chief Executive, Mr F O’Connor, Regional Manager North, Mr E Doherty, Area Manager and Mrs L Clarke from NIHE to the Meeting.  Mr Bailie presented the Housing Executive’s Housing Investment Plan 2018 to the Meeting highlighting the following areas:

 

The Purpose of a Housing  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP131/18

GSP132/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s Business.

GSP133/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 3 July 2018 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of Meeting held on 3 July 2018 (GSP110/18-GSP125/18) were confirmed.

GSP134/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

Councillor Gallagher enquired if there was any update in relation to the short-

term measures for City of Derry Airport and the £2.5 M Route Development

Fund.

 

The Chief Executive advised that a meeting had taken place between himself,

the Lead Finance Officer and David Sterling, Head of the Civil  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP134/18

GSP135/18

City of Derry Airport (CoDA) Short-Term and Medium-Term Funding Proposals (Ref GSP116/18)

Minutes:

Councillor Gallagher enquired if there was any update in relation to the short-term measures for City of Derry Airport and the £2.5 M Route Development Fund.

 

The Chief Executive advised that a meeting had taken place between himself, the Lead Finance Officer and David Sterling, Head of the Civil Service  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP135/18

GSP136/18

Three Month Financial Outturn pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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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 3 Month Financial Outturn and position at 30 June 2018.

 

Councillor Gallagher welcomed the surplus.  He raised a  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP136/18

GSP137/18

Annual Performance Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

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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 invite Members’ consideration and approval of the Annual Performance Report 2017/18 attached as Appendix 1.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP137/18

GSP138/18

Local Democracy Week 2018 pdf icon PDF 37 KB

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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 inform Members of Local Democracy Week 2018 and to encourage participation of all Members and to seek approval on budget allocation  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP138/18

GSP139/18

Nomination for NISMP/NILGA Working Group pdf icon PDF 36 KB

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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 confirm an elected Member nomination onto the Sustainable Communities and Demographics Working Group.

 

Councillor Tierney nominated Councillor Hastings.

 

Councillor McKnight nominated  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP139/18

GSP140/18

Scheme of Allowances Payable to Elected Members 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 36 KB

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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 elected Members of Local Government Circular LG12/2018 and to seek approval for an updated Scheme of Allowances as set out  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP140/18

GSP141/18

NILGA Consultation: Devolution within Northern Ireland pdf icon PDF 50 KB

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Minutes:

The Strategic Business Manager 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 the NILGA Consultation on Devolution within Northern Ireland (NI).

 

Members noted and welcomed the content of the report.

 

 

GSP142/18

Strategic Growth Plan - Update on Carnegie Trust Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland Project pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Minutes:

The Strategic Business 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 progress of the Strategic Growth Partnership’s participation in the Carnegie UK Trusts ‘Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland’ Project.

 

Members noted  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP142/18