Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee (Open)
Tuesday 27 November 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP167/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

 

GSP168/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture completed the roll call and apologies were received from Alderman Thompson and Councillor Duddy.

 

 

GSP169/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Gallagher declared an interest in Agenda item 10 – Special Leave Arrangements.

 

 

GSP170/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

GSP170/18   Condolences

 

The Chair referred to the tragic death of local man Mr Eddie Meenan at the weekend which had impacted on many throughout the City.  He extended his deepest sympathy to Mr Meenan’s family.

 

Alderman Ramsey stated that on behalf of the DUP he wished to extend condolences to  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP170/18

GSP171/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 6 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 6 November 2018 (GSP153/18-GSP166/18) were confirmed and signed by the Chair.

 

 

GSP172/18

Matters Arising

GSP173/18

Governance Arrangements for the 8 Local Community Growth Partnership Boards pdf icon PDF 85 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 recommendations received from Sector Matters (NIVCA) with regards to the ‘Targeted Open Call’ process for the Local  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP173/18

GSP174/18

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ comments and endorsement in relation to progress against the Strategic Planning and Support Units Delivery Plan for 2018/19.

 

The Committee  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP174/18

GSP175/18

Study Visit pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture 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 attendance at a Study Visit to the

Seamus Heaney HomePlace.

 

Members from the DUP and the SDLP  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP175/18

GSP176/18

Special Leave Arrangements pdf icon PDF 25 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 seek Members’ approval for the adoption of Special Leave

Arrangements for all Council Employees.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council endorse the Special Leave  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP176/18

GSP177/18

Emblems in the Workplace pdf icon PDF 51 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 update Members on the progress of the Decade of Centenaries

Working Group, which was tasked with considering the following motion put

forward at  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP177/18