Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 3 November 2020 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP154/20

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

GSP155/20

Apologies

Minutes:

The Chief Executive took the roll call and no apologies were recorded.

 

GSP156/20

Broadcasting Statement

Minutes:

The Chairperson read the Broadcasting Statement for the Meeting.

 

GSP157/20

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

The following Declarations of Interests were recorded:

 

Item 5: To receive representatives from Northern Ireland Housing Executive to present the Housing Investment Plan – Annual Update 2020 – Councillor Duffy.

 

Open for Decision

GSP158/20

To Receive Representatives from NIHE to present the housing Investment Plan- Annual Update 2020

Minutes:

The Committee received Mr C Bailie, Chief Executive, Mr E Doherty, Area Manager, Mr P Isherwood, Director of Asset Management and Mr J Cassidy, Senior Planner NIHE who presented the Housing Investment Plan – Annual Update 2020, a copy of which had previously been circulated.

 

Members thanked Mr Bailie for  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP158/20

GSP159/20

To Receive Representatives from NIHE to deliver a Presentation on Housing Stock Transfers and Major Adaptations Plan

Minutes:

The Committee received Mr A Kennedy, Assistant Director, Asset Strategy who delivered a presentation on Housing Stock Transfers; a copy of which had previously been circulated.

           

The Committee then received Ms L Vincent, Assistant Director, Project Delivery, Asset Strategy who gave a power-point presentation on the Major Adaptations Plan which  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP159/20

GSP160/20

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 6 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 381 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 6 October 2020 (GSP134/20-GSP151/20) were agreed and signed by the Chairperson.

 

 

Matters Arising

GSP161/20

GSP161/20 Freeports (GSP140/20)

Minutes:

Alderman McCready referred to discussion which had taken place on the above matter at the October Meeting of Committee and expressed concern that a report on the matter had not been presented to this Meeting.

 

The Chief Executive explained that Minute GSP140/20 indicated that a report on the matter would  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP161/20

GSP162/20

Strategic Capital Projects funding Strategy pdf icon PDF 504 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 consider the emerging funding strategy for Council’s strategic capital projects including the redevelopment proposals for Templemore Sports Complex and Leisure Centre provision  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP162/20

GSP163/20

Job Support Scheme pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Human Resources 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 how it was planned to implement the Job Support Scheme and seek endorsement of the approach to date.

 

The Head  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP163/20

GSP164/20

Overview of Projects and Initiatives to Promote the Languages of Irish and Ulster-Scots pdf icon PDF 168 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 an overview of projects and initiatives which have been undertaken to promote the languages of Irish and Ulster-Scots  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP164/20

Open for Information

GSP165/20

Risk Assessment of the Role of a Councillor pdf icon PDF 95 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 a copy of the reviewed Risk Assessment on the Role of a Councillor.

 

Members noted the content of  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP165/20

GSP166/20

Update on Strategic Growth Partnership - October 2020 pdf icon PDF 480 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 of the Committee with an update on the most recent meeting of the Derry City and Strabane District Strategic Growth Partnership (Community  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP166/20

GSP167/20

Covid 19 Briefings pdf icon PDF 108 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 update Members on all Covid 19 Briefings held from 22 May 2020 to 20 October 2020.

 

Members noted the content of  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP167/20

GSP168/20

NILGA Update pdf icon PDF 141 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 a copy of correspondence issued to the Chief Executive from the NILGA Office bearers dated 8 October 2020 and the NILGA  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP168/20

GSP169/20

Press Office - Media Evaluation Report for September pdf icon PDF 146 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Media and PR 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 of the Committee with a copy of the Council’s Corporate Communications Press Office media evaluation report for the month of September.  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP169/20

GSP170/20

Northern Ireland Housing Council Update pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented he above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with the most recent Housing Bulletin.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

GSP171/20

NI Charter for Elected Member Development pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer 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 Council’s successful review of progress against the NI Charter Plus for Elected Member Development and maintenance of  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP171/20

Confidential for Decision

GSP172/20

Confidential Minutes of Meeting held on Tuesday 6 October 2020

Confidential for Information