Agenda and minutes

Business and Culture Committee (Open)
Tuesday 12 June 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Strabane

Items
No. Item

BC128/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

BC129/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor M McHugh.

BC130/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Alderman Ramsey, Councillors Cooper and Cusack declared an interest in agenda item 12 – Visit Derry SLA      

Councillor Fleming declared an interest in agenda item 17 – ESF Update

Councillor Reilly declared an interest in agenda item 16 – Peace IV Update.

 

BC131/18

Deputations: Arts Sector re. Funding Issues

Minutes:

The Committee received Mr Moore, The Nerve Centre, Mr Mason, Millenium Forum and Mr McCaughan, The Playhouse to discuss funding for the Arts and Culture Sector.

 

Mr Moore and Mr Mason then gave a joint power-point presentation a copy of which had previously been circulated.  The presentation concentrated on  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC131/18

BC132/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There was no Chairperson’s business.

BC133/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 15 May 2018 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee Meeting held on 15 May 2018 (BC96/18-BC123/18) were submitted.

 

Alderman Ramsey referred to paragraph 3 of Minute BC103/18 of the previous Minutes and sought clarification on the actual discussion which had taken place.  He referred to a number of inaccuracies in  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC133/18

Matters Arising

BC134/18

Newtownstewart- Anti Social Behaviour (Ref BC104/18)

Minutes:

 

In response to a query from Councillor McGuire, the Director of Business and Culture undertook to ascertain the current position in relation to the query and advise the Member accordingly.

 

In response to a query from Alderman Hussey, the Director of Business and Culture said he was unaware if a  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC134/18

BC135/18

Full Fibre Networks Application (BC110/18)

Minutes:

In response to a query from Councillor McGuire, the Director of Business and Culture advised that the Head of Business would present a report to the next Meeting of Committee providing an update on Rural Broadband following which this matter would be retained on the agenda for consideration at future  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC135/18

BC136/18

Alley Strategy and Options Appraisal pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to (i) present to Members’ for approval the five year Strategy for the Alley Arts and Conference Centre; and (ii) to present to  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC136/18

BC137/18

Halloween 2018 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated to Members.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on planning and programme development for the Halloween Festival 2018 and to seek approval to move forward with procurement processes  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC137/18

BC138/18

Jazz Festival Evaluation 2018 pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

The Head of Culture 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 outcome of the 17th City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival and also to seek approval from Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC138/18

BC139/18

Confirmation of External and Internal Bodies to Committees 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to confirm membership of Elected Members on External and Internal Bodies for the year ending June 2019 or for the period specified.

 

Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC139/18

BC140/18

Visit Derry SLA pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Culture 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 annual Service Level Agreement arrangement to be adopted with Visit Derry.

 

In response to a query from Alderman Hussey, the  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC140/18

BC141/18

Millennium Forum pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to formally adopt the revised Service Level Agreement arrangement with the Millenium Forum.

 

The committee

 

Recommended       that Members adopt the proposed SLA arrangement between Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC141/18

BC142/18

Update on Natural Connections: Peace Tourism Project pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to formally adopt the revised Service Level Agreement arrangement with the Millenium Forum.

 

The committee

 

Recommended            that Members adopt the proposed SLA arrangement between Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC142/18

BC143/18

Business Boost pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Minutes:

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

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

BC144/18

Peace IV pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the implementation of Council’s Peace IV Programme.

 

Members noted the content of the report.

 

 

BC145/18

ESF Update pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture 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 a change to the recent allocation of match funding to ESF projects.

 

Members noted the content of the report.  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC145/18