Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 3 September 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP90/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

GSP91/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chief Executive completed the roll call and apologies were recorded from Alderman McCready and Councillor McCloskey.

 

 

GSP92/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillors Boyle and Fleming declared an interest in agenda item 21 – City of Derry Airport London PSO Contract Award.

 

 

GSP93/19

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s Business.

GSP94/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 2 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Minutes:

Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 2 July 2019 (GSP76/19-GSP89/19) were signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

 

GSP95/19

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

GSP96/19

City Deal/Strategic Projects Update Report to be followed by Presentation on Ulster University City Deal Innovation Projects by Senior Representatives from Ulster Ulster University pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to (i) Recap on the principal considerations and recommendations of the detailed City Deal/Strategic Growth Projects update report presented to Committee in July; and  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP96/19

GSP97/19

Deputation - To Receive Representatives from NIHE to Present The Housing Executive's Housing Investment Plan pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

The Committee received Mr Bailey, Chief Executive and Mr Doherty, Area

Manager, NIHE to the Meeting to present the Housing Investment Plan

(HIP) which addressed the following:

 

Purpose of the HIP

 

New HIPs replace District Housing Plans.  They have two main purposes.

 

1.    The Housing Executive is statutorily required under  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP97/19

GSP98/19

BREXIT - Day One Readiness pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Minutes:

The Lead Assurance Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was for Members to note and continue to endorse the work that is ongoing in relation to preparing the Council for Day One Readiness in the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP98/19

GSP99/19

Economic Forecast including Presentation by Senior Economist, Derry City and Strabane District Council pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Senior Economist presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to provide an update to the Committee on the economic outlook for Northern Ireland and the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.  He  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP99/19

GSP100/19

Establishment of an A5/N2 Cross-Border Committee pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ views in relation to a request from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council to establish an A5/N2 Cross Border Committee.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP100/19

GSP101/19

Quarter 1 Financial Out-Turn Update 2019/2020 pdf icon PDF 330 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 Quarter 1 financial outturn and position at 30 June 2019.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve the 3  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP101/19

GSP102/19

Prudential and Treasury Management Indicators Actual Out-Turn 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 75 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 approve Council’s Prudential and Treasury Management Indicators Actual Out-turn for 2018/2019.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve Council’s Prudential and Treasury Management  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP102/19

GSP103/19

Annual Performance Report pdf icon PDF 152 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 invite Members’ consideration and approval of the draft Annual Performance Report 2018/2019.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve for publication, the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP103/19

GSP104/19

Report on Meeting Times pdf icon PDF 159 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 provide Members with information to inform consideration of the revised meeting start times for Council and Committee Meetings.

 

Members thanked the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP104/19

GSP105/19

Lighting of Council Facilities pdf icon PDF 146 KB

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 elected Members views and agreement of a

set of principles to inform a policy on the lighting of Council facilities.  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP105/19

GSP106/19

British and Irish Sign Language Charter pdf icon PDF 195 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 present Members with information on the British/Irish Sign Language Charter and options for the relaying of Council Meetings in British/Irish Sign  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP106/19

GSP107/19

Member Learning Development pdf icon PDF 138 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 approve the Member Learning and Development Programme 2019-2023, the updated Terms of Reference for the Member Development Group and the Elected  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP107/19

GSP108/19

Local Democracy Week 2019 pdf icon PDF 98 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 this report was to inform Members of Local Democracy Week 2019, to encourage the participation of all Members and to seek Members’ approval on budget  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP108/19

GSP109/19

Carrickreagh Gardens, Creggan Derry - Rectification of Boundaries. pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to obtain authority for the transfer of title to certain lands at Carrickreagh Gardens, Creggan, Derry to NIHE.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that approval be granted  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP109/19

GSP110/19

City of Derry Airport London PSO Contract Award pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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 advise Members of the outcome of the recent tender process for the London PSO contract from City of Derry Airport which was awarded by  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP110/19

GSP111/19

North West Regional Development Group - Minutes of Meeting pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Additional documents:

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 provide Members with an update on the meetings of the North West Regional Development Group.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

 

GSP112/19

Update on Strategic Growth Partnership - June 2019 pdf icon PDF 357 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 provide Members with an update on the most recent meeting of the Derry City and Strabane Strategic Growth Partnership (Community Planning Partnership  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP112/19

GSP113/19

NILGA Draft Corporate Plan and Outcomes Notes pdf icon PDF 219 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 Northern Ireland Local Government Association:

 

-          Draft Corporate Plan for 2019-2023;

-          Meeting of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP113/19

GSP114/19

Appointment of Councillors to Board of Port and Harbour Commissioners pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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 the recruitment process for

Councillors to the Board of Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners

(LPHC).

 

Members noted the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP114/19

GSP115/19

Housing Council pdf icon PDF 211 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 provide Members with the August Housing Bulletin.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

The Committee then went into Confidential Business.  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP115/19

GSP116/19

Confidential for Decision

GSP117/19

Lexis/Nexis Subscription Renewal

GSP118/19

Confidential for Information

GSP119/19

Register of Decisions and Single Tender Actions 2018/19

Additional documents:

GSP120/19

Request for Funding Creggan Enterprises Limited Medical Practice Development

Additional documents: