Agenda and minutes

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

Venue: Derry

Items
No. Item

BC148/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

BC149/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture completed the roll call and recorded apologies from Alderman R Hamilton, Ramsey and Councillor McKeever.

 

BC150/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor’s McKnight and Reilly declared an interest in agenda Item: PEACE IV Tenders and Update.

 

Alderman Hussey and Councillor M McHugh declared an interest in agenda item:  Potential Establishment of a Tyrone Forum.

 

Councillor Cooper declared an interest in agenda item:  Urban Village Capitals Projects.

 

Councillor’s Cusack and Cooper declared  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC150/18

BC151/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

The Chair referred to the Foyle Maritime Festival and the Milk Cup events currently taking place in the City and expressed delight with the high number of visitors in attendance despite the recent unrest. She wished both events continued success throughout the remainder of the week and thanked all staff  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC151/18

BC152/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 12 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee Meeting     held on 12 June 2018 (BC128/18-BC144/18) were confirmed.

 

Matters Arising

BC153/18

Representation on the Northern Ireland Museums Council (BC138/18)

Minutes:

It was agreed that the nomination of a representative on the above would be agreed at the Council Meeting on 26 July 2018.

 

 

BC154/18

PEACE IV Tenders and Update pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of the tender processes for the TBUS18-008 PEACE IV ‘Shared Space’ and TBUS18-042 ‘Cross-Cultural Sustainability’ projects as part of the implementation of the PEACE  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC154/18

BC155/18

Annual Service Plan 2018/2019 - Business and Culture Directorate 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 seek Members’ approval to adopt the Service Plan for 2018/19 for the Business and Culture Directorate.

 

The Business & Culture improvement objective being ‘to increase  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC155/18

BC156/18

Sperrins Future Search Update pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise on the current progress of the Sperrins Future Search initiative.  Also to approve budget to join with other Council’s to employ a Project Officer and  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC156/18

BC157/18

Potential Establishment of a Tyrone Forum pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to ask Council to consider a request from Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, to seek views of neighbouring Council’s on the establishment of a Tyrone Forum.

 

Alderman  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC157/18

BC158/18

Urban Village Capitals Projects pdf icon PDF 35 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 seek Members’ endorsement for Council to act as a delivery-partner with The Executive Office (TEO) on the following schemes identified for potential delivery by  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC158/18

BC159/18

Implementation of New Digital Services Policies pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of the new Digital Services policies and to recommend that Council approve the implementation of these policies for all Council staff, Members and agency  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC159/18

BC160/18

Business Improvement District pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to accept £5k funding support from the Department for Communities towards a Feasibility Study which will scope options for the development of a  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC160/18

BC161/18

NICHE Project Update pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Minutes:

The Head of 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 progress of the NICHE project including programme plans and activity being delivered to support the food sector and to also seek approval  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC161/18

BC162/18

Education & Skills Delivery Partnership Subgroups and Proposed Workplan 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Minutes:

 

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the work of three sub groups of the Education and Skills Delivery Partnership and to note the proposed work plan for    2018-2019.

 

The  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC162/18

BC163/18

Education & Skills - Update on the work of the Skills Team and progress on Collaborative Actions delivered 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the work of the Skills Team and to note the progress made on delivering a number of priority education and skills collaborative actions  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC163/18

BC164/18

Business Boost Update pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business 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 Council notes the contents of the above report.

 

BC165/18

European Social Fund (ESF) Match Funding Update pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on progress to date on five ESF projects match funded by Council to deliver services to those unemployed/economically inactive. 

 

The Committee

Recommended       that Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC165/18

BC166/18

General Broadband Issues pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide Members with up to date information on the various broadband initiatives available throughout Northern Ireland.

 

Councillor M McHugh moved, seconded by Alderman Hussey that Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC166/18

BC167/18

Annual Translational Medicine Conference (TMED9) pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of the 9 Annual Translational Medicine (TMED9) Conference taking place on 12and 13 September 2018, City Hotel, Derry-Londonderry and to make Members aware  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC167/18