Agenda and minutes

Business and Culture Committee (Open)
Tuesday 17 April 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Strabane Council Offices. View directions

Items
No. Item

BC75/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture read the Notice and Summons for         the meeting.

BC76/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture read the Notice and Summons for         the meeting.

BC77/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor McKnight declared an interest in Agenda Item No. 12:  Foyle Maritime Festival and Clipper 2017-18 Race Stopover.

 

Alderman Hussey declared an interest in Agenda Item No. 19: Bishop Street Car Park Lease from Masonic Order – Rent Review.

 

BC78/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

The Chair had no business to discuss on this occasion.

 

BC79/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 13 March 2018 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee Meeting held on 13 March 2018 (BC52/18-BC66/18) were agreed.

BC80/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising from the Minutes of the Meeting.

BC81/18

Annual Service Plan 2018/19 - Business & Culture Directorate pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members.  He explained that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to adopt the above Service Plan, however Members had only received the information the previous day and  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC81/18

BC82/18

Digital Innovation Programme pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the Digital Innovation Programme that is currently being scoped out for submission to Invest NI and the ERDF Investment for Growth  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC82/18

BC83/18

Northern Ireland Woman in Enterprise Challenge 2018-2021 (Final) pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek approval to collaborate in the NI Woman in Enterprise Challenge 2018-2021, an initiative between the 11 local Councils, Invest NI and Woman in  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC83/18

BC84/18

Business Boost pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide Members with a progress update on Business Boost.

 

The Committee

 

                        Recommended       that Members note the report.

 

 

BC85/18

Cultural Venues Fund 2016/17 - Impact Report pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of the impact of the Cultural Venue Fund 2016/17.

 

Alderman Hussey referred to the cultural venues investment made by DCSDC.  He highlighted  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC85/18

BC86/18

Foyle Maritime Festival Race Stopover pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members regarding the planning and programme development of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018.

 

The Director of Business and Culture in response to Councillor  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC86/18

BC87/18

Two Loughs Scoping Study Report: Development of Recreational & Tourism Based Opportunities at Moorlough & Lough Ash pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to present the completed study and outline next steps.

 

Councillor McMahon welcomed the report.  He said that it was important to maximise the tourism potential  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC87/18