Agenda and minutes

Business and Culture Committee
Tuesday 9 July 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Derry Road, Strabane

Items
No. Item

BC85/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

BC86/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture completed the roll call and recorded apologies from Councillor Carr.

 

BC87/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

Open for Decision

Chairperson's Business

BC88/19

Rewire Festival

Minutes:

The Chair congratulated all involved with the recent launch of the Rewire Festival that featured events to celebrate youth culture throughout the City and District over a 12 day period (26 June – 7 July 2019).  She added that this was an excellent opportunity for the youth to develop their  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC88/19

BC89/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 11 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 71 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee Meeting

                        (BC67-BC82/19) held on Tuesday 11 June 2019 were confirmed.

 

BC90/19

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising from the minutes.

BC91/19

Update on the Investment Service Activities and Work Plan pdf icon PDF 55 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 delivery of the Investment Service and international relations activities.  To seek Members’ approval for the forward work plan for 2019/2020 and associated  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC91/19

BC92/19

Market Trading Opportunities at Derry/Londonderry Halloween Festival pdf icon PDF 61 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 seek Members’ approval on the proposed Market Trading Opportunities for the Derry/Londonderry Halloween Festival 2019.

 

                        Councillor McLaughlin welcomed the report and commented that the proposal  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC92/19

BC93/19

Harbour Square Redevelopment Project pdf icon PDF 38 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 inform Members of a proposed application to the Department for Communities (DfC) regarding a redesign of Harbour Square including the installation of  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC93/19

BC94/19

City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival 2019 pdf icon PDF 41 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 outcome of the 18th City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival and also to seek approval from Members to progress  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC94/19

BC95/19

Halloween 2019 pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on proposals for the Halloween Festival 2019 and to advise on the procurement processes to date.

 

                        The Chair welcomed the report, expressed excitement  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC95/19

BC96/19

DCSDC Public Artwork Portfolio Maintenance pdf icon PDF 43 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 provide Members with details concerning the recommissioning and ongoing maintenance requirements for the public artwork portfolio in the DCSDC area and to highlight the budget implications  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC96/19

BC97/19

Hosting of Clipper 2019-20 Race & Foyle Maritime Festival 2020 pdf icon PDF 40 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 regarding the contractual agreement between Council and Clipper Ventures that will result in the City hosting the Clipper 2019-20 Race in July 2020 and  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC97/19

BC98/19

Education & Skills Update on the Phase 2 Apprenticeship Marketing Campaign pdf icon PDF 36 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 phase 2 Apprenticeship Marketing Campaign hosted by Council’s Skills Team and to note the progress made on delivering one of the key  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC98/19

BC99/19

Strabane Market Trading pdf icon PDF 59 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 progress of the development of a Market Trading Offering in Strabane Town.

 

                        Councillor Kelly expressed his disappointment with the outcome of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC99/19

BC100/19

Rural Connectivity - Overview of current Policy Interventions pdf icon PDF 50 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 current and planned initiatives being rolled out by Central Government, UK Government and organisations with responsibility for Broadband provision and digital connectivity.  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC100/19

BC101/19

Update on Procurement of Marketing for Digital Marketing Support 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 inform Members of the outcome of a tender exercise for the Provision of Digital Marketing Support undertaken by the marketing team.

 

                        The Committee

                                   

                                                Recommended       that Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC101/19

BC102/19

Rural Tourism Project Update pdf icon PDF 35 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 a number of tourism projects being delivered by the Business and Culture Directorate.

 

                        The Head of Culture referred to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC102/19