Agenda and minutes

Business and Culture Committee
Tuesday 15 January 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Strabane

Items
No. Item

BC1/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

meeting.

 

BC2/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

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

apologies for Alderman R Hamilton.

 

BC3/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Alderman Hussey and Councillor Cusack declared an interest with Agenda Item No. 8: Cruise North West Initiative.

BC4/19

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

Open for Decision

 

Chairperson’s Business

 

The Chair welcomed Members to the first Meeting following the Christmas

break.  She expressed her appreciation to staff involved in the successful

Christmas Programme of Events that took place throughout the City and

District Council area.           

 

 

BC5/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 4 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee Meeting

(BC238/18-BC259/18) held on 4 December 2018 were confirmed.

 

BC6/19

Matters Arising

Minutes:

There were no matters arising from the Minutes of Meeting held on Tuesday 4

December 2018.

 

BC7/19

SMART Cities Agenda Development pdf icon PDF 42 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 Council’s role in the development of a SMART Cities Framework

for the Council area and to recommend that Council entered a collaborative

agreement  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC7/19

BC8/19

Cruise North West Initiative pdf icon PDF 29 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 continuation of the Service Level Agreement with Visit Derry

to deliver services on behalf of the Cruise North West partnership for 2018/19  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC8/19

BC9/19

Sperrins Sculpture Trail: Technical Study Contribution pdf icon PDF 34 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 a request to uplift

funding for a technical study from £5,556 each to £8,867 (in addition to  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC9/19

BC10/19

Cultural Grant Aid Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 41 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

Member approval for the allocation of funding for Culture Grant Aid

Programmes including Cultural Venues for 2019/20, Heritage Animation for

2019/20, Access Programme for 2019/20,  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC10/19

BC11/19

Update Report on the funding of further Software Fundamentals Course with NWRC pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Minutes:

Open for Information

 

Update Report on the funding of further Software Fundamentals Course

with NWRC

 

The purpose of the above report by the Head of Business was to update

Members on the joint funding of a further Software Fundamentals course with

North West Regional College to meet a skills need  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC11/19

BC12/19

Update on Implementation of PEACE IV Programme pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Minutes:

The purpose of the above report presented by the Head of Business was to

update Members on progress on the implementation of the £6,749,330 PEACE

IV DCSDC Programme.

 

                        The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council notes for information       the above report.

 

BC13/19

Update on the work of the Education & Skills Delivery Partnerships Sub Groups pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Minutes:

The purpose of the above report presented by the Head of Business was to

provide an update to Members’ on the work of the sub groups of the

Education and Skills Delivery Partnership.

 

                        The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council notes the content of the report and progress made to date on  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC13/19

BC14/19

Enterprise Week 2019 pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Minutes:

The above report presented by the Head of Business provided Members with

information on the dates and key events taking place over the upcoming

Enterprise Week 2019.

 

Councillor McLaughlin welcomed the report.  She suggested that

consideration be given to the inclusion of a workshop to encourage female

entrepreneurs to become  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC14/19

BC15/19

Boston & Philadelphia Trade & Investment Mission Report pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The above report presented by the Head of Business provided an update on

the recent Trade and Investment Visit to Boston and Philadelphia on 12-16

November 2018.

 

                        The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council notes for information the above report.

 

The meeting went into confidential business.

 

The meeting ended at 4.45pm.