Agenda and draft minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 31 January 2017 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP1/17

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

GSP2/17

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors C Kelly and M McHugh.  

 

GSP3/17

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

There were no declarations of Members interests.

 

GSP4/17

Deputations

None

Minutes:

There were no deputations.

GSP5/17

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairpersons business. 

 

GSP6/17

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 3 January 2017 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Minutes:

The open Minutes of Meeting held on 3 January 2017 (GSP01/17 –GSP16/17) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson. 

 

GSP7/17

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no Matters Arising.

 

GSP8/17

Update on Work Completed by Derry City and Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council on the Impact of Brexit on the North West City Region pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on Research being completed by Derry City and Strabane District Council, Donegal County Council and Ulster University in to potential impact of the Uk’s  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP8/17

GSP9/17

Member Engagement with Northern Ireland Housing Executive in relation to Housing Issues pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Environment & Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The report updated Members in relation to their proposal to set up a mechanism for engagement with senior Northern Ireland Housing Executive Officers in relation to local housing issues. 

                                 

An Independent  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP9/17

GSP10/17

Safeguarding Policy (Children and Adults at risk of harm) pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The report sought Members comments and approval for the draft Safeguarding Policy (Children and Adults at risk of harm) for the Derry City and Strabane District Council and support  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP10/17

GSP11/17

Policy on Dealing with Unacceptable Behaviour by Customers or Complainants and Persistent and/or Vexatious Complainants pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The report sought Members comments and approval for the proposed policy on Dealing with Unacceptable Behaviour by Customers or Complainants and Persistent and/or Vexatious Complainants. 

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP11/17

GSP12/17

Section 95 of the Local Government Act 2014 : Improvement Audit & Assessment - Report 2016/7 pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise Members on Government Circular 23/2016 and to seek approval for an updated Scheme of Allowances for Elected Members.

 

A Member of  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP12/17

GSP13/17

28th Colmcille Winter School pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The report sought nominations for the Members to attend the annual Colmcille Winter School which takes place on 24/25 February 2017.   

 

In response to Members comments, the Chief Executive  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP13/17

GSP14/17

Proposals for the updated Multiple Deprivation Measures (NIMDM 2017) pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Legacy presented the above report for information, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  The report provided Members with the corporate consultation response on the proposals for the updated Multiple Deprivation Measures (NIMDM 2017)

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members note the report.