Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee (Open)
Thursday 8 February 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Strabane Council Offices. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC24/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

 

HC25/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community recorded Members attendance. 

 

Apologies were received from Alderman R Hamilton and Councillor Duffy

HC26/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Alderman McClintock declared an interest in the following agenda item:

 

§  Agenda item 8 – Community Support Programme 2017-18 Additional Support for Front Line Advice Services.

 

Councillor Carlin declared an interest in the following agenda item:

 

§  Agenda item 8 – Community Support Programme 2017-18 Additional Support for Front Line  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC26/18

HC27/18

Deputation: Peter McVerry Trust (Homelessness/Drugs Misuse) pdf icon PDF 233 KB

Minutes:

Deputation by the Peter McVerry Trust on homelessness and drug misuse.

 

The Chairperson welcomed Fr Peter McVerry and Mr Brendan Magee to the meeting.  He then invited them to make their presentation to the Committee.  

 

Fr McVerry proceeded to deliver the presentation highlighting the following:

 

·         Drug use in the Republic  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC27/18

HC28/18

Chairperson's Business

Minutes:

HC28/18      3G Pitch at Eglinton

 

                        The Chair reported that he had been contacted by a number of sporting groups, community representatives and Members regarding the possibility of a 3G/4G multi use games area (MUGA) pitch at Eglinton.  He stated that discussions had taken place with the relevant officers regarding  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC28/18

HC29/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 18 January 2018 pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes:

On a matter of accuracy, Councillor Carlin referred to HC12/18 and stated that

thirty mile radius be changed to thirty miles per hour zone.  She then referred

to where she had ‘asked that consideration be given to extend this to the

Mourne and Derg River’ and asked that it be  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC29/18

HC30/18

Matters Arising

Minutes:

HC30/18        Draft Interagency Protocols in Supporting the Search Process for a Missing Person in the Foyle (HC12/18)

 

                        Councillor Carlin referred to the ongoing searches in Derry and Strabane.  She stated that the remains of Mrs McHugh had been recovered from the River Foyle and proposed that Council send a letter  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC30/18

HC31/18

Community Support Programme 2017-18 Additional Support for Front Line Advice Services pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented Members with the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated. The purpose of the report was to seek Members approval for the allocation and additional funding provided to Council by Voluntary and Community Unit.

 

Alderman McClintock proposed the recommendation  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC31/18

HC32/18

Construction of Leafair 3G Ball Catches pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above

report, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the

report was to seek Members’ approval for the construction of ball catches at

Leafair 3G sports pitch.

                       

Councillor Tierney proposed the recommendation for the construction of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC32/18

HC33/18

Rural Development Tender - Resourcing and Supporting the Rural DEAs Across the Council Area pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to request Members approval for the issue of a Tender to provide Community Development Support to the Faughan, Derg and Sperrin DEAs.

 

Councillor Hastings proposed the recommendation contained  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC33/18

HC34/18

Brandywell Stadium CCTV and Privacy Impact Assessment pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above

report, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the

report was to update Members on the current requirement for CCTV cameras

within the newly refurbished Brandywell Stadium.  The report also informed

Members that the Privacy Impact  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC34/18

HC35/18

Bonfire Working Group and Action Plan pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above

report, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the

report was to seek Members’ approval for the establishment of a Member-led

Bonfire Working Group in line with Council’s Bonfire Policy and to seek

endorsement of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC35/18

HC36/18

Update on the Consultation on Changes to the Affordable Warmth Scheme pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report,

which had been previously circulated to Members.  The report was for

Members to consider the draft Department for Communities (DfC)

consultation proposals and consultation response and submit to DfC.

 

Councillor Cusack welcomed the widening of the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC36/18

HC37/18

Department of Health Consultation on Promoting Human Organ Donation and Transplantation in Northern Ireland pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report,

which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report

was for Members to consider the consultation from the Department of Health

(DoH) on promoting human organ donation and transplantation in Northern

Ireland.

 

Councillor Gardiner  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC37/18

HC38/18

Consultations pdf icon PDF 22 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report for information, previously circulated to Members regarding correspondence received by Council.

 

The Committee

                                               

Recommended      that Members note the contents of the report.

 

HC40/18        Consultation List

 

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report for information, previously circulated to  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC38/18

HC39/18

Correspondence pdf icon PDF 19 KB

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