Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 1 October 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP118/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

GSP119/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chief Executive completed the roll call and an apology was recorded from Alderman Bresland.

GSP120/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

There were no declarations of Members’ Interests.

GSP121/19

Deputation - To receive Prof Nixon, Vice Chancellor, Ulster University to Update Members on NI HE Funding and Magee Campus;

Minutes:

The Chairperson welcomed Professor Nixon, Vice Chancellor and Professor

O’Neill, Provost, Ulster University to the Meeting to provide Members with an

update in regards to NI higher education funding and the Magee Campus.

 

Professor Nixon advised that he had provided a number of previous updates in respect of Ulster University  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP121/19

GSP122/19

Presentation - To receive Mr A Bronte, Director of Rating Policy, Land and Property Services to discuss the Review of Business Rates pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Minutes:

The Committee received Mr Bronte, Director of Rating Policy, Land and Property Services who gave a power-point presentation on the Business Rates Review/Public Consultation highlighting the following points:

 

Background to Review of Business Rates

 

-      Why are rates important for Northern Ireland?

-      High-level breakdown – total rating revenue raised  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP122/19

GSP123/19

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s Business.

GSP124/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 364 KB

Minutes:

Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 3 September 2019 (GSP90/19-GSP114/19) were signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

GSP125/19

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no Matters Arising from Minutes.

GSP126/19

EU Exit - Day One Readiness pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Additional documents:

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 GSP126/19

GSP127/19

Central Local Government Political Partnership Forum pdf icon PDF 200 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 meeting of the Central/Local Government Political Partnership Forum held on Friday, 27 September 2019 in Castlereagh.

 

Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP127/19

GSP128/19

Correspondence from Translink pdf icon PDF 136 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 appraise Members of correspondence received from Translink following the consideration of ‘Rail to the North West City Region’ at the July Governance and Strategic  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP128/19

GSP129/19

Confirmation of the Confidential Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 3 September 2019

GSP130/19

Voluntary Severance

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