Agenda and minutes

Environment and Regeneration Committee
Wednesday 9 December 2020 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

ER231/20

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

ER232/20

Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration took the roll call and recorded apologies from Councillor Burke.

ER233/20

Statement for Remote Meetings

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration read the Statement for a Remote Meeting.

ER234/20

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Alderman Ramsey declared an interest with Agenda Item:  Clooney    

Masterplan – Phase 2 – Consultation Update.

 

 

ER235/20

Deputation - To receive representatives from DfI Roads (Western Division) to present the Spring Report 2020 (copy attached). pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

Members received Mr David McKinley, Divisional Roads Manager (Western Division) and Mr Robert McCartney, Section Engineer who presented the 2020-2021 Annual Report on the work of DfI Roads across the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.  (A copy of the report was previously circulated to Members).

 

Members were encouraged  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER235/20

Chairperson's Business

ER236/20

Message of Appreciation

Minutes:

The Chair referred to the erection of the Christmas Illuminations throughout the City and District Council area and requested that a letter of appreciation be sent on behalf of Committee to the various stakeholders that assisted with the task.   

ER237/20

Covid-19 Vaccination

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed the recent news of the roll-out of the Covid-19 pandemic vaccination for the elderly in care homes and front-line workers.  He however encouraged everyone not to become complacent and to continue with adhering to the social distancing rules particularly during the Christmas holiday period.

 

Matters Arising from Minutes of Monthly Meeting held on Wednesday 11 November 2020

ER238/20

Recycling Centre (ER221/20)

Minutes:

The Head of Environment clarified for Councillor McHugh that discussions were ongoing with the owners in relation to various proposals and a further report would be presented to Committee at meeting in February 2021.

 

He further advised that the Eglinton Recycling Centre would reopen on Friday 11 December 2020 on  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER238/20

ER239/20

Maintenance Issues (ER214/20)

Minutes:

Alderman Hussey referred to his request for maintenance to be carried out at Meetinghouse Lane Carpark, Castlederg however this had not been noted. The Head of Environment agreed to investigate the maintenance issue at the carpark as requested

ER240/20

Street Naming and Property Numbering - Request for Installation of Bilingual Signage pdf icon PDF 324 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control 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 recent application to provide bi-lingual signage at Lisnafin Park, Strabane and Sevenoaks, Waterside, Derry.

 

Alderman  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER240/20

ER241/20

Bus Shelters - Request for New Bus Shelter pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Member approval for the installation of a bus shelter on Woodvale Road, Eglinton.

 

 

The Head of Capital Development and Building  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER241/20

ER242/20

Annual Independent Street Cleansing Survey pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Environment presented the above report a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members approval to reappoint Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful (KNIB) to undertake independent cleanliness surveys across the entire Council District.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council agree  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER242/20

ER243/20

Creggan Reservoir Update pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members. The purpose of the report was to update Members in respect of matters relating to Creggan Reservoirs, where the absence of a   responsible Reservoir Manager arrangement was currently impacting on development  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER243/20

ER244/20

Boom Hall Historic Landscape Appraisal pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Regeneration Manager presented the above report, a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to present the Historic Landscape Appraisal in respect of the Boom Hall Lands and to seek Members’ approval and endorsement of this document.

 

Members welcomed the report and  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER244/20

ER245/20

APSE Energy Membership pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek approval for a revised subscription fee for membership of APSE’s Energy Association.

           

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council approve the increase in the membership  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER245/20

ER246/20

Building Control Applications pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control advised Members of applications processed under Building Regulations (NI) between 1 September 2020 and 31 October 2020. (a copy of the report was previously circulated to Members).

           

Members noted the contents of the above report for information.

 

ER247/20

Clooney Masterplan - Phase 2 - Consultation Update pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of which was to update Members on the Phase 2 consultation process for the greenscape at Clooney.

 

Alderman Ramsey welcomed the report.

 

The Director of Environment and Regeneration agreed to provide a further update  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER247/20

ER248/20

Mobuoy Update pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of which was to advise Members of the monthly update from DAERA on progress in relation to Mobouy Road remediation.

 

Members noted the contents of the above report for information.

 

 

ER249/20

Update Report Meenbog pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Environment provided the above report a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide an update with regards to the Meenbog land slip incident and actions to date. 

 

Members noted the contents of the above report for information.

 

 

ER250/20

Muff Glen, Eglinton pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise Members of correspondence received from the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in response to correspondence issued by Director of Environment and Regeneration on 21 August 2020,  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER250/20

ER251/20

Council's Pollinator Plan Update pdf icon PDF 265 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on Council’s Pollinator Plan (ER42/19), detailed as an action from the Derry and Strabane Green Infrastructure Action Plan 2019-2032 (ER12/19).

 

Members noted the above report for information.  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER251/20

ER252/20

DfC Recovery and Revitalisation Programme Update and Street Life and Vibrant Places Draft Document pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Regeneration Manager provided the above report a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the current Recovery and Revitalisation Programme funded by the Department for Communities for Derry City and Strabane Town centres.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER252/20

ER253/20

Strabane Revitalisation Shopfront Enhancement Scheme pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Minutes:

The Regeneration Manager presented the above report a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the current progress of the Strabane Revitalisation Shopfront Enhancement Scheme and to outline next steps.

 

Members noted the contents of the above report for  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER253/20

ER254/20

DfI No Waiting Restriction pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report a copy of which was previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise Members of DfI’s correspondence regarding a proposal to introduce a no waiting restriction.

 

Members noted the contents of the above report for information.  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER254/20

ER255/20

Confirmation of Confidential Minutes of Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 11 November 2020

ER256/20

Boomhall Lands - Conacre Agreement with Mr McCloskey

Additional documents:

ER257/20

Additional Christmas Illuminations

ER258/20

Radius Housing - Landscape Management Arrangements

ER259/20

Update on Waste Management Arrangements

Additional documents:

ER260/20

Waterside Greenway - DfI Surplus Lands

Additional documents:

ER261/20

Assignment of Grant of Right of Burial - EA24 at Altnagelvin Cemetery

ER262/20

Strabane Revitalisation Shopfront EnHAN