Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 4 June 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP59/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Chief Executive read the Notice and Summons of Meeting

GSP60/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chief Executive completed the roll call and no apologies were recorded

GSP61/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

GSP62/19

Deputation: To receive Siobhan Broderick, The Executive Office to Present in Relation to the Development of the Ebrington Site pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Minutes:

The Chairperson welcomed Ms Siobhan Broderick, Chief Executive, ILEX, Mr Paul Reynolds, Civil Servant and Mr Martin Turner, Srategic Investment Board             to the Meeting. Ms Broderick provided Members with an update in regards to the Ebrington site the content of which focused on the following areas:

 

Infrastructure/Enabling Works

 

Two New  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP62/19

GSP63/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday, 5 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Minutes:

Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 5 March 2019 (GSP30/19-GSP49/19) were signed by the Chairperson as correct.

Chairperson's Business

There was no Chairperson’s Business

Matters Arising

There were no matters arising.

GSP64/19

2018/19 Financial Outturn pdf icon PDF 40 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 the financial outturn of Derry City and Strabane District Council, including proposed transfers to reserves, for the year ended 31st  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP64/19

GSP65/19

2019/20 Financial Pressures pdf icon PDF 83 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 the financial outturn of Derry City and Strabane District Council, including proposed transfers to reserves, for the year ended 31st  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP65/19

GSP66/19

Scheme of Allowances Payable to Elected Members 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 42 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 seek approval for an updated Scheme of Allowances as set out in Appendix 1.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended          that the updated Scheme  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP66/19

GSP67/19

Elected Member Support Services: Meeting/Workstation Facilities pdf icon PDF 49 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 seek Members’ views on options for meeting/workstation facilities.

 

Councillor Fleming suggested that without prejudice, it would be prudent to defer this  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP67/19

GSP68/19

Appointments to Internal Bodies/Working Groups pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Fleming suggested that this report be deferred to the June Council Meeting in order to facilitate discussion between all of the Political Parties.

 

Alderman McClintock sought additional information in respect of this matter and greater clarification on the suggestions being put forward.

 

The Chief Executive explained that this had  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP68/19

GSP69/19

Corporate Plan and Improvement Plan 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 64 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 details of the feedback received as a result of the consultation process and to seek Members’ comments and approval for  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP69/19

GSP70/19

Implementation of Pay Awards pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Additional documents:

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 advise Members of the National Joint Council Agreement for a new pay spine with effect from 1 April 2019.

 

Members noted the content  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP70/19

GSP71/19

Occupational Health Services Tender pdf icon PDF 26 KB

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 advise Members of the outcome of a recent tender exercise for the provision of Occupational Health Services.  This was approved under delegated authority  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP71/19

GSP72/19

North West Regional Development Group pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Strategic Business Manager presented the above report.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with an update on the progress of the North West Strategic Growth Partnership and North West Regional Development Group.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

GSP73/19

Strategic Growth Partnership pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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 Strategic Growth Partnership (Community Planning Partnership).

 

Members noted the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP73/19

GSP74/19

Data Protection Registration/Fees - Elected Members pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Additional documents:

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 the change in regulations surrounding the payment of data protection fees by Elected Members.

 

Members noted the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP74/19

GSP75/19

Wayleave Agreement with NIE - Urney Road Playing Fields pdf icon PDF 33 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 inform Members of the retrospective approval granted by himself under delegated authority during the April recess to enter into a Wayleave Agreement with NIE at  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP75/19