Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 30 March 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP46/21

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

GSP47/21

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chief Executive took the roll call and an apology was recorded from Alderman McClintock.

 

 

GSP48/21

Statement for Remote Meeting

Minutes:

The Chairperson read the Statement for Remote Meetings.

GSP49/21

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Item 8 – City of Derry Airport Outline Business Case – Alderman McCready, Councillors J Boyle and Fleming, the Chief Executive, the Lead Finance Officer and the Head of Assurance, Audit and Risk.

                       

Item 10 – Scheme of Allowances – Alderman Bresland, Councillors Boyle and Mooney.                  

 

GSP50/21

Presentation - To Receive Former President of Catalan, Carles Puigdemont to Provide a Verbal Overview on the Catalan Conflict

Minutes:

The Chairperson welcomed the former President of Catalan, Carles Puigdemont to the Meeting to provide for Members a verbal overview on the Catalan conflict.

 

Former President Puigdemont welcomed the invitation to address the Committee and the opportunity to speak to Members.  He also expressed his personal thanks for the support  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP50/21

GSP51/21

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s Business.

GSP52/21

Matters Arising from the Open Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 2 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 328 KB

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

GSP53/21

City of Derry Airport Outline Business Case pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Minutes:

The Chief Executive referred to the fact that this had been an extremely challenging year, not least in regards to City of Derry Airport.  He stated that due to the exceptional proactive management by the CODA Board and the financial support received, particularly from the Executive, it had been possible  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP53/21

GSP54/21

Universal Basic Income Trial Locations pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Legacy 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 the work of the Universal Basic Income Steering Group and their request for the identification of potential trial locations within the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP54/21

GSP55/21

Scheme of Allowances pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Alderman Bresland and Councillors Boyle, Gallagher and Mooney, as Members of the Planning Committee, declared a pecuniary interest in the above item and withdrew from the virtual Meeting during discussion on this.

 

The Lead Democratic Services and Improvement Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP55/21

GSP56/21

Service Delivery Plan 2021/2022 - Strategic Planning and Support Services pdf icon PDF 145 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 present, for consideration and Members’ approval, the Delivery Plan for the Strategic Planning and Support Services for the year 2021/2022.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP56/21

GSP57/21

Schedule of Meetings - 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 186 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 Elected Members’ approval for the proposed schedule of meetings for 2021/2022, as set out in Appendix 1.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP57/21

GSP58/21

Remote Working Policy pdf icon PDF 131 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 update Members on how Council plan to progress a Remote Working Policy and to seek endorsement on the approach outlined.

 

Councillor Doyle welcomed  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP58/21

GSP59/21

Carnegie UK Trust - Embedding Wellbeing in NI Project Draft Recommendations pdf icon PDF 298 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 seek Members’ endorsement of the Carnegie UK Trust’s (CUKT) ‘Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland’ emerging draft recommendations and to issue correspondence to the Communities  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP59/21

Open for Information

GSP60/21

Update on Strategic Growth Partnership - March 2021 pdf icon PDF 443 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 with an update on the most recent meeting of the Derry City and Strabane District Strategic Growth Partnership (Community Planning Partnership) –  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP60/21

GSP61/21

North West Regional Development Group pdf icon PDF 225 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Strategic Business Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She stated that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with an update on the progress of the North West Regional Development Group.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

 

GSP62/21

Press Office Media Evaluation Report for City Deal Heads of Term Event on 24 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Communications Officer presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She stated that the purpose of the report was to provide Members of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee with a copy of the Council’s Corporate Communications Press Officer media evaluation report relating to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP62/21

GSP63/21

Northern Ireland Housing Council Update pdf icon PDF 210 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 the most recent Housing Bulletin.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

 

GSP64/21

NILGA Update pdf icon PDF 75 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 key outcomes notes of the meetings of the NILGA Office Bearers held from 23 February –  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP64/21