Agenda and minutes

Business and Culture Committee
Tuesday 11 June 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

BC67/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

BC68/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture completed the roll call and recorded

apologies for Councillor Farrell and Alderman Ramsey.

 

BC69/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Kelly and Alderman Warke declared an interest in Agenda Item No.

13:  Rural Development Programme Update.

 

Open for Decision

BC70/19

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Members to the first meeting of the Committee for the new term. She commented that this was one of the popular committees as Members get to oversee exciting projects for the City and District and she looked forward in particular to the resurrection of the Factory Girls  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC70/19

BC71/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 12 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee Meeting

 (BC43/19-BC57/19) held on Tuesday 12 March 2019 were confirmed.

 

Matters Arising

BC72/19

International Appalachian Trail

Minutes:

The Head of Culture clarified for Alderman Hussey that the above event had

only taken place the previous week and an update report would be provided

at a future meeting.

 

Councillor McCann discussed the treatment of the Cherokee Indians in North

America and their history with the Appalachian Trail.  He  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC72/19

BC73/19

Smyth's Mill - Fire Damage

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture in response to Alderman Hussey clarified that the above issue had been addressed through the Environment and Regeneration Directorate.  He agreed to forward the action point to the relevant Officer.

BC74/19

Annual Service Plan 2019/2020

Minutes:

Councillor McLaughlin referred to the above item and ongoing discussions

regarding City Deal and expressed concern that Members had not been

involved from the outset.  She congratulated those Officers involved in the

business process, however alluded to the fact that it was a modest amount of

funding towards regeneration activity.  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC74/19

BC75/19

Christmas Switch On Date Change

Minutes:

Councillor Carr requested the provision of a Christmas Tree at Strathfoyle.  Councillor Logue requested a report outlining the criteria to be met for provision of Christmas Trees in various locations throughout the City and District.  The Director of Business and Culture agreed to forward action to the relevant Directorate.  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC75/19

BC76/19

Halloween 2019

Minutes:

The Head of Culture in response to Alderman Hussey clarified that a full report on the outcome of the consultation would be presented at the next meeting.

BC77/19

Sperrins Future Search Update

Minutes:

The Head of Culture clarified for Councillor Kelly that the public would be notified once the launch date of the above initiative was agreed after which regular meetings would also be coordinated.

BC78/19

Appointments to Internal Bodies/Working Groups pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report the details of

which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report

was to seek Members recommendations on the composition and method of

appointment of elected Members to individual internal bodies/working

groups associated with this Committee.

 

                        The  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC78/19

BC79/19

Cultural Grant Aid Programmes pdf icon PDF 49 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 secure

Members approval to roll out the proposed Cultural Organisation Funding

Programme, Access Improvement Programme, Heritage Animation

Programme, Headline Events Funding Programme, Community Festival

Funding Programme  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC79/19

BC80/19

Market Trading Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report a copy of which had been

previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek

approval for the Walled City and Strabane Market Trading Programme for

2019/20.

 

Councillor Duffy welcomed the report, however was not supportive of the

tender  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC80/19

BC81/19

Update on Procurement for Marketing pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report details of which were

previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform

Members of the outcome of a number of procurement exercises undertaken

by the marketing team.

 

Alderman Hussey referred to the delay in the erection of boundary  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC81/19

BC82/19

Stewarding and Crowd Control Management - 3 Year Annual Tender pdf icon PDF 27 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 advise

Members of the tender process for acquiring stewarding and crowd control

management services for the annual events programme from April 2020 to

March 2023 and  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC82/19

BC83/19

Sperrin Sculpture Trail Update pdf icon PDF 37 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 Sperrins Sculpture Trail project and request approval to

proceed with the initial findings and recommendations of the technical study

including approving additional  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC83/19

Open for Information

BC84/19

Rural Development Programme Update pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report a copy of which had been

previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide

an update to Members on the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

 

The Head of Business in response to Councillor Kelly agreed to provide an

update  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC84/19

BC85/19

Business Boost Update pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report a copy of which had been

previously circulated to Members. The purpose of the report was to provide

Members with a progress update on Business Boost up to 30April 2019.

 

                        The Committee

 

                                                Recommended       that Council notes the                                                                   contents of   the above  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC85/19

BC86/19

Education and Skills - Collaborative Actions pdf icon PDF 56 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 an update on the work of the Education and Skills Delivery

Group and note the ongoing work being undertaken with key partners

through  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC86/19

BC87/19

ESF Match Funding Projects - Year 1 Report pdf icon PDF 57 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 year 1 report (April 2018-March 2019) on five ESF projects,

match funded by Council to deliver services to those who are

unemployed/economically  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC87/19