Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 5 November 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP128/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

GSP129/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

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

 

 

GSP130/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillors McKeever declared an interest in Item 9 – Capital Projects Approval.

 

Councillors Boyle and Fleming declared an interest in Item 10 – City of Derry Airport Medium Term Funding Proposition and Short Term Funding Requirements.

 

GSP131/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday, 1 October 2019 pdf icon PDF 305 KB

Minutes:

Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 1 October 2019 (GSP118/19-GSP125/19) were signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

Councillor McLaughlin stated that the layout of the previous Committee Minutes did not reflect either the precision or tone of the discussion which had taken place at that  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP131/19

GSP132/19

Strategic Growth Plan - Draft Statement of Progress pdf icon PDF 223 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 consult Members of the Committee on the draft Statement of Progress for the Strategic Growth Plan/Community Plan.

 

The Strategic Business Manager gave a power-point  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP132/19

GSP133/19

City Deal/Strategic Growth Projects Update Report pdf icon PDF 214 KB

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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 provide Members with an update outlining progress and key issues in relation to funding, projects, governance and process.

 

Councillor Cooper welcomed the report and pointed  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP133/19

GSP134/19

Capital Projects Approval pdf icon PDF 656 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 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 GSP134/19

GSP135/19

City of Derry Airport Medium Term Funding Proposition and Short Term Funding Requirements pdf icon PDF 169 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 for Members to approve that formal engagement is progressed with central government to provide the financial assistance required to secure the sustainability of the airport  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP135/19

GSP136/19

Quarter 2 Financial Out-Turn Update 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 331 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 Quarter 2 financial outturn and position at 30 September 2019.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve the 6  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP136/19

GSP137/19

Non-Domestic Business Rates Consultation Response pdf icon PDF 324 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 response to the Department of Finance Business Rates Public consultation.

 

Alderman McClintock said she felt it was essential  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP137/19

GSP138/19

Standing Orders In Relation to the Time of Submission of Notices of Motion pdf icon PDF 222 KB

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Minutes:

The Lead Legal Services Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to propose changes to Standing Orders in relation to the time for submission of Notices of Motion and to provide for amendments to Notices  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP138/19

GSP139/19

Strong Cities pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Minutes:

The Strategic Business Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of the Committee of an invitation issued to Council to join the Strong Cities Network. 

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that an application  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP139/19

GSP140/19

Policy on the Use of Tobacco Products and Electronic Cigarettes within the Workplace pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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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 a Policy on the use of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes within the workplace.

 

The Committee  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP140/19

GSP141/19

Advice in Relation to Declaration of Conflicts of Interests pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Minutes:

The Lead Legal Services Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with advice in relation to the legal framework for the declaration of conflicts of interest.

 

Members noted the content of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP141/19

GSP142/19

Central Local Government Political Partnership Forum - Outcomes Note pdf icon PDF 287 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 provide Members with an update on the key outcomes of the meeting of the Central/Local Government Political Partnership Forum held on Friday 27 September  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP142/19

GSP143/19

North West Regional Development Group - Approved Minutes pdf icon PDF 183 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 provide Members with an update on the most recent meeting of the North West Regional Development Group.

 

Members noted the content of the report.  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP143/19

GSP144/19

Correspondence pdf icon PDF 208 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 appraise Members of correspondence received from Advice NI, The Royal College of Nursing and Radius Housing.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP144/19

GSP145/19

Confirmation of Confidential Minutes of Meeting of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 1 October 2019

GSP146/19

CODA Operations Limited Banking Arrangements

GSP147/19

Lands at Carmoney Park, Campsie

GSP148/19

Voluntary Severance

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GSP149/19

Capital Projects Approval

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