Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee (Open)
Thursday 17 May 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC86/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

HC87/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community recorded Members attendance. 

Apologies were received from Alderman McClintock and Councillor Carlin.

 

HC88/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor McGinley declared an interest in the following agenda item:

§     Agenda item 12 – Advice Services Provision Update 2018/19.

 

Councillor Duffy declared an interest in the following agenda item:

§     Agenda item 12 – Advice Services Provision Update 2018/19.

 

Councillor McTierney declared an interest in the following agenda item:  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC88/18

HC89/18

Deputations - WHSCT: Western Area Outcomes Group - Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Deputation by Mr Kieran Downey, Director of Women and Children’s Services, Western Health and Social Care Trust and Chair of Western Area Outcomes Group and Ms Ann McDuff, Assistant Director of Women and Children’s Services.

 

The Chairperson welcomed Mr Downey and Ms McDuff to the meeting.  He then invited  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC89/18

Chairperson's Business

HC90/18

Criminal Damage at Herdman's Mill Sion Mills

Minutes:

Alderman Hussey thanked the Chair for permitting him to raise a matter under Chairperson’s Business.  He referred to ongoing anti-social behaviour and criminal damage within the Mill Complex at Sion Mills.  He stated that it had been agreed at a previous meeting that measures would be applied to prevent any  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC90/18

HC91/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 19 April 2018 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Minutes:

The open minutes of the Meeting held on 19 April (HC67/18-HC85/18) were confirmed.

 

On a matter of accuracy, Alderman R Hamilton and Councillor Duffy stated that their attendance had not been recorded.

 

 

Matters Arising

HC92/18

Good Relations Grant Aid 2018/19 (HC76/18)- Catering Provision at Council Meetings

Minutes:

Councillor Cusack raised the matter termed as ‘biscuitgate’ which had been widely discussed on social media.   She stated that the Health and Community Directorate should take the lead on healthy eating and in this regard she proposed that a donation box be placed beside the biscuits at meetings,  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC92/18

HC93/18

Riversdale Leisure Centre Opening Hours (HC79/18)

Minutes:

Councillor Cusack referred to the opening times of leisure centres at Derry and Strabane over the bank holiday period.  She stated that she had received feedback from a considerable amount of users who expressed concern that Templemore Sports Complex and Foyle Arena were closed on the bank holiday.  She suggested  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC93/18

HC94/18

Consultation on Changes to the Fire and Rescue Services (NI) Order 2006 pdf icon PDF 35 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 to advise Members that the Department of Health (DoH) had published a consultation paper entitled ‘Changes to the Fire and Rescue Services (NI) 2006’  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC94/18

HC95/18

Extension of Public Analyst Contract and Appointment of an Additional Public Analyst pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to request Members approval for the newly appointed person, and for the extension of the Public Analyst contract for a period of twelve months.

 

In response to Councillor Tierney’s  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC95/18

HC96/18

Protocol at Hearings (Entertainment Licensing) pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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 to seek Members’ approval of the protocol at Hearings to deal with ‘Representations’ made in relation to Entertainment Licence applications in accordance with the relevant provisions  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC96/18

HC97/18

Nominations to Affordable Warmth Scheme Working Group pdf icon PDF 26 KB

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 to seek Members’ nominations to the Affordable Warmth Scheme ‘Task and Finish’ Working Group.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Aldermen Ramsey and Hussey and Councillors Hastings, Gallagher  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC97/18

HC98/18

Advice Services Provision Update 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 32 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 funding allocations to Advice Service Providers for the 2018/19 financial year.

 

Councillor Duffy welcomed the additional funding towards advice services provision  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC98/18

HC99/18

PEACE IV One Community Programme - Update Report pdf icon PDF 41 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 of the One Community Programme to be delivered in each of the Local Community Planning areas.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC99/18

HC100/18

Tender for the Supply and Installation of Automatic Flushing Units to Sports Pavilions pdf icon PDF 32 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 inform Members that Derry City and Strabane District Council has a requirement to install automatic flushing shower units to sports pavilions located within the Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC100/18

HC101/18

Change Something Fund pdf icon PDF 31 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 of the Change Something Fund at costs of £125,900 and to approve the administration costs of £10,000 for the Acorn Fund to  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC101/18

HC102/18

Ulster University Medical School

Minutes:

Councillor Gardiner thanked the Chair for permitting her to include an additional item for discussion.  She referred to the plans to open a new medical school at Ulster University, Magee and that the University was keen to progress the process in order to accept student admissions in 2019.  She reported  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC102/18

HC103/18

Court Decision in Relation to Dog Control Offence pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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 to advise Members of the decision of the court in respect of an Appeal by Lisa Fugill against the decision of Derry City and Strabane District  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC103/18

HC104/18

Award from RDP to the Jack and Jill Community Playgroup Project - Plumbridge pdf icon PDF 32 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 update Members on the Rural Development Programme Village Renewal Scheme award of £35,000 towards the development of a facility in Plumbridge for the Jack and  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC104/18

HC105/18

Partial Closure of Riversdale Leisure Centre to Accommodate Reinvestment 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 update Members on the requirement for a partial closure of Riversdale Leisure Centre swimming pool, health suite and changing rooms from 30 July until 26  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC105/18

HC106/18

Correspondence pdf icon PDF 19 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.

 

HC107/18

Consultation List 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 consultation papers received by Council.

 

The Committee

                                               

Recommended       that Members note the contents of the report.