Agenda and minutes

Business and Culture Committee
Tuesday 20 July 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

BC121/21

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

BC122/21

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Business and Culture completed the roll call. No Apologies were received from Members.

 

BC123/21

Statement for Remote Meetings

Minutes:

The Chair read the Statement for Remote Meetings

 

BC124/21

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

The Chair declared a pecuniary interest in item 7 as he worked in the employment sector.

 

Open for Decision

BC125/21

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

There were no items of Chairpersons’ Business

Matters Arising from the Open Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 15 June 2021

BC126/21

Tourism Recovery Ref: BC111-21 pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Minutes:

Alderman Guy reported concerns expressed by a local tour guide that the launch of the new free Walls Alive app had a negative impact on his business, given that the app had provided a similar service to an audio tour which the tour guide had developed during the pandemic. He  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC126/21

BC127/21

Labour Market Partnership Action Plan pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that he purpose of the report was to update Members on the progress with the work of the Derry City and Strabane District Council Interim Labour Market Partnership and to  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC127/21

BC128/21

50 th Anniversary of Blood Sunday Event pdf icon PDF 274 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Culture presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the Bloody Sunday Trust’s plans to mark the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday in January 2022 and to  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC128/21

BC129/21

Request for Items to be Discussed in Open Business

Minutes:

Councillor Harkin requested that item 13- Lisnagelvin Site Disposal and item 15- Freeports be discussed in the public domain as he saw no reason for confidentiality.

 

The Director for Business and Culture advised that item 13 was placed confidentially as the legal advice contained within report was for Members only  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC129/21

Open for Information

BC130/21

Business Innovation and Growth Programme pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of the report was to provide Members with a progress update on the Business Innovation and Growth Programme (BIG) up until 1 July 2021.

 

The Committee

           

Recommended  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC130/21

BC131/21

Update on the Software Fundamentals Course pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the outcome of the 5th Software Fundamentals course delivered in partnership with the North West Regional College to  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC131/21

BC132/21

Update of the CISI Fundamentals of Financial Services Programme pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Business presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the delivery and outcomes of the first Chartered Instituted for Securities and Investments (CISI) Level 2 Fundamentals of Financial  ...  view the full minutes text for item BC132/21