Agenda and minutes

Governance and Strategic Planning Committee
Tuesday 6 July 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

GSP108/21

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

GSP109/21

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

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

GSP110/21

Statement of Remote Meeting

Minutes:

The Chairperson read the Statement of Remote Meeting.

GSP111/21

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Item 7 – To Receive Dr Eoin Magennis to Update Members on the Economic Forecast for Derry City and Strabane District Council – Councillor Heaney.

Item 11 – Nominees for NILGA Accredited Learning Programmes 2021/2022 – Councillor McHugh.

 

GSP112/21

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s Business.

Matter Arising from the Open Minutes of the Meeting of the governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 8 June 2021

GSP113/21

Year End Financial Outturn 2020/2021 (GSP92/21)

Minutes:

In response to a request from Councillor Doyle, it was agreed that a report would be presented to a future Meeting of the Committee on how to implement the new policy announced by the Minister for Finance relating to a minimum of 10% of value in procurement for social value.  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP113/21

GSP114/21

To receive Dr Eoin Magennis, Senior Economist at the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre to update Members of the Economic Forecast for Derry City and Strabane District Council pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received Dr Eoin Magennis, Senior Economist at the Ulster University Economic Policy Centre to update Members of the Economic Forecast for Derry City and Strabane District Council.  A copy of Dr Magennis’ presentation had previously been circulated to Members. 

 

Dr Magennis advised that the presentation would  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP114/21

GSP115/21

Physical Council and committee Meetings pdf icon PDF 155 KB

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 the operation of physical Council and Committee meetings.

 

Alderman Devenney welcomed the report.  In terms of a  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP115/21

GSP116/21

Annual Equality Progress Report 2020-2021 pdf icon PDF 283 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’ comments and approval in respect of the Council’s Annual Equality Report 2020/2021.

 

Councillor McHugh, on behalf of his Party,  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP116/21

GSP117/21

Mayoral Hospitality and Gifts Policy pdf icon PDF 146 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 Member approval for an updated Mayoral Hospitality and Gifts Policy.

 

The Committee

 

     Recommended   that the updated Mayoral Hospitality and  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP117/21

GSP118/21

Nominees for NILGA Accredited Learning Programmes 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 148 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 nominate Members onto the NILGA Local Planning Programme 2021/2022 and to approve a further Member on the NILGA Leadership Programme.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP118/21

GSP119/21

NILGA Outcomes Notes pdf icon PDF 8 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 Officer Bearers held on 8June and 22  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP119/21

GSP120/21

Update on Strategic Growth Partnership - June 2021 pdf icon PDF 259 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 Derry City and Strabane District Strategic Growth Partnership (Community  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP120/21

GSP121/21

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.

 

The Meeting then went into  ...  view the full minutes text for item GSP121/21

GSP122/21

Matters Arising from the Confidential Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 8 June 2021

GSP123/21

Boycott, Diversity and Sanctions Legal Update Opinion