Agenda and minutes

Environment and Regeneration Committee
Wednesday 14 April 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

ER97/21

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

ER98/21

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration took the roll call and recorded an apology from Alderman Ramsey.

 

 

ER99/21

Statement for Remote Meeting

Minutes:

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

ER100/21

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Item 12 – Zero Waste Europe Pilot Accreditation Programme – Councillor O’Neill

Item 24 – Castlederg Greenway – Easement with St Eugene’s GAC – Councillor McHugh Non-Pecuniary

 

 

Chairperson's Business

ER101/21

Condolences

Minutes:

The Chairperson expressed his condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the death of her husband Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh who sadly passed away at the weekend.

 

 

ER102/21

Proposed Asphalt Plant in South Inishowen, Donegal

Minutes:

Councillor Duffy referred to the proposed Asphalt Plant in South Inishowen in Donegal, the decision in respect of which she acknowledged was a for Donegal County Council.  However, she felt as an elected representative of Ballyarnett and a resident of the area, which was approximately five miles from the proposed  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER102/21

Matters Arising from Minutes of Monthly Meeting held on Wednesday 10 March 2021

ER103/21

Firmus Energy (ER69/21)

Minutes:

In regards to a matter of accuracy, the Chairperson pointed out that the above Minute stated that oil prices had marginally increased during the past six months, he had stated that oil prices had increased by £50-£60 per 500 litres during the past six months.  This would be noted.

 

 

ER104/21

Delegated Authority - Minor Works (ER74/21)

Minutes:

Councillor Edwards requested an update in regards to the Sion Mills River Walkway which had been in a state of disrepair for a considerable period of time and the Fishing Peer in Newtownstewart. 

 

In regards to the Sion Mills River Walkway, the Head of Capital Development and Building Control  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER104/21

ER105/21

To receive Mr A Herron, Director of Service Delivery, Playboard NI to present a Play Plan Update (ER66/21)

Minutes:

Councillor Fleming referred to an issue which had become apparent within the past twenty-four hours which was causing considerable concern and disappointment within the wider Strathfoyle area.  He stated that at the previous days Meeting of the Business and Culture Committee Members were advised that a procurement process had not  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER105/21

ER106/21

Mobuoy Road Update (ER76/21)

Minutes:

Councillor O’Neill said she understood that an update on Mobuoy Road would be included on all monthly agenda for the Environment and Regeneration Committee.  She noted, however, that an update had not been included on this month’s agenda and enquired as to the current position.

 

She said she had been  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER106/21

ER107/21

Forest Parks - Community Walkways (ER68/21)

Minutes:

Councillor McHugh welcomed the update in regards to the Riverside Walkway in Sion Mills and the fact that work was due to begin on site during the current month.  He expressed concern that, although he had emailed Council Officers a few weeks earlier seeking an update in regards to this  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER107/21

ER108/21

Street Naming and Property Numbering - Request for Development Name at Limavady Road pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to gain Members’ consent to name a new development at 45 Limavady Road, Derry.

 

Arising out of the above matter Councillor  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER108/21

ER109/21

Street Naming and Property Numbering - Request for Installation of Bilingual Signage pdf icon PDF 408 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that given the outcome of the plebiscite, approval be given to the erection of bilingual street signage at Belldoo, Fountain Street, Mourne Manor and The Paddock,  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER109/21

ER110/21

Combination of Food and Garden Waste Collection pdf icon PDF 305 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Environment presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval with the regard to the extension of combining food and garden waste collections for residents across the City and District where  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER110/21

ER111/21

Covenant of Mayors - Peer to Peer Learning Programme and Signatory Application pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members on a joint submission with Donegal County Council to join the Covenant of Mayors Peer to Peer Learning Programme.  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER111/21

ER112/21

Regeneration of St Columb's Park - Phase 3 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to make budgetary provision in the sum of £21,000 to progress further with the Masterplan design development for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER112/21

ER113/21

Zero Waste Europe Pilot Accreditation Programme pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Environment presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated. He advised that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to participate in a pilot accreditation programme being taken forward by Zero Waste Europe in consideration of Council’s ambition to achieve  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER113/21

ER114/21

DfI Greening of Alleyways Scheme pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Minutes:

The Regeneration Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on details of the DfI Greening of Alleyways Scheme and to seek approval to prepare and submit a funding application.

 

Councillor Jackson referred  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER114/21

ER115/21

Sustainable NI pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to seek approval in relation to continued support for Sustainable NI.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members endorse the Membership offer and  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER115/21

Open for Information

ER116/21

Building Control Applications pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Capital Development and Building Control presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of applications processed under Building Regulations (NI) between 1 February 2021 and 28 February 2021.

 

Alderman Hussey  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER116/21

ER117/21

Community Environmental Volunteering Activities pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Environment presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of the key consideration in taking forward community volunteering activities with regard to environmental activities in consideration of the Notice of  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER117/21

ER118/21

Natural Capital Account of Public Accessible Greenspaces in the District pdf icon PDF 179 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She advised that the purpose of the report was to present Members with the Natural Capital Account (NCA) of all public and accessible greenspaces within the District as an action arising from  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER118/21

ER119/21

Shared Island Unit Climate Change and Biodiversity Consultation Response pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members on the submission of the Council response to a Consultation Paper on climate and biodiversity forming part of a  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER119/21

ER120/21

DfC Recovery and Revitalisation - Update on Proposed Public Realm Interventions pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Minutes:

The Regeneration Manager presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  He advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the current Recovery and Revitalisation Programme funded by the Department for Communities and to seek Members’ endorsement and approval to continue to  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER120/21

ER121/21

Proposed Provision of Disabled Parking Bay at Seymour Gardens, Caw pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of correspondence received in March 2021 from DfI Network Development Section regarding proposed disabled parking bay at Seymour Gardens,  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER121/21

ER122/21

DfI No Waiting Restriction - Little James Street/John Street pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of the DfI’s correspondence regarding proposals to introduce a no waiting at any time, loading and unloading not permitted  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER122/21

ER123/21

DfI Weight Restriction - Lower Violet Street pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Environment and Regeneration presented the above report, a copy of which had previously been circulated.  She pointed out that the purpose of the report was to advise Members of DfI’s correspondence regarding a proposal to introduce a 3 tonne weight restriction at Lower Violet Street.

 

The Meeting  ...  view the full minutes text for item ER123/21

Confidential for Decision

ER124/21

Castlederg Greenway - Easement with St Eugene's GAC

ER125/21

Ebrington Greenway - Lands Acquisition

ER126/21

Strathfoyle Greenway - Development Funding - Update

ER127/21

Lease of Former Gasworks Site in Strabane

ER128/21

Regeneration of Ballynagard Lands - Project Update and Change to Company Name

ER129/21

DfC Recovery and Revitalisation - Procurement Delivery Arrangements

ER130/21

Assignment of Plot 9 Numbered 572 at Upper Cumber Cemetery, Claudy

ER131/21

Assignment of Grant of Exclusive Right of Burial Section TC Number 169 at City Cemetery

ER132/21

Assignment of Section N Grave Number 17 at Altnagelvin Cemetery

Confidential for Information

ER133/21

Skate Park - Site Options

ER134/21

Boomhall Lands - Update on Preparation of Regeneration Brief Process

ER135/21

Fleet and Grounds Maintenance Assets (Additional) - (T-ENV20-113)