Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee (Open)
Thursday 14 June 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Strabane Council Offices. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC120/18

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

HC121/18

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community recorded Members attendance. 

Apologies were received from Councillor Campbell.

 

HC122/18

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor McGinley declared an interest in the following agenda item:

§    Agenda item 9 – Nomination of Chairperson for the Derry and Strabane Policing and Community Safety Partnership.

 

Alderman Hussey declared an interest in the following agenda item:

§    Agenda item 9 – Nomination of Chairperson for the Derry and  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC122/18

HC123/18

Deputations - (i) To Receive Ms T Molloy, Director of Performance and Improvement and Ms L Mitchell, Director of Finance and Contracting WHSCT to Provide an Update on Financial Position and Planning 2018/19; and (ii) To Receive Ms D Brogan, Fostering and Recruitment Manager and Ms V Nelis, WHSCT to Discuss Fostering Recruitment and Assessment pdf icon PDF 944 KB

Minutes:

Ms Mitchell thanked Members for the opportunity to update Members on the current financial position of the Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT) and to report on funding that the Trust will receive as part of the Transformation Programme which is to be progressed on a regional basis.

Ms  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC123/18

Chairperson's Business

HC124/18

Welcome

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone, particularly new Members to his first meeting as Chairperson of the Health and Community Committee.  He extended his thanks to Alderman Thompson for his previous year in the role.  He also welcomed Alderman McClintock in her role as Deputy Chair.

 

HC125/18

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 17 May 2018 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Minutes:

The open Minutes of the Meeting held on 17 May 2018 (HC91/18 –HC112/87) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

 

Matters Arising

HC126/18

Riversdale Leisure Centre (HC98/18)

Minutes:

Councillor Cusack stated that she had raised the matter regarding the staggered opening of Templemore Sports Complex and Foyle Arena over the bank holiday period.  She expressed her disappointment that a report had not been available in time for the July bank holiday.  She stated that both facilities were at  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC126/18

HC127/18

Court Decision in Relation to Dog Control Offence (HC108/18)

Minutes:

Councillor Gardiner referred to a recent communication sent to Members from CatsMatter regarding cats being injured in road traffic accidents.  She enquired if cats could be microchipped using the same process as dogs in order to notify owners if their cat had been injured in a road traffic accident.

                                                                  

In  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC127/18

HC128/18

Confirmation of Members to External and Internal Bodies 2018/2019 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to confirm membership of Elected Members on External and Internal Bodies for the year ending June 2019.

Members accepted the recommendations of the report with the following  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC128/18

HC129/18

Nomination of Chairperson for the Derry and Strabane Policing and Community Safety Partnership pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to nominate the Chairperson for the Derry and Strabane Policing and Community Safety Partnership.

 

Councillor McGinley stated that unfortunately, Sinn Fein would not be able to support the nomination  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC129/18

HC130/18

Additional Funding Request for Foyle Cup 2018 pdf icon PDF 31 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 for Members to note the existing allocation of £51,812.36 funding to the Foyle Cup, comprising of a direct Service Level Agreement of £23,000 and in kind  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC130/18

HC131/18

Northern Ireland Contaminated Land Regime pdf icon PDF 42 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 request Members feedback on the options presented within the draft report and to consider option 4: Implementation with a Capital funding cap as the preferred  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC131/18

HC132/18

The Making of Consolidated Byelaws Relating to Health Promotion pdf icon PDF 37 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 to seek Members’ approval for Council to pass a resolution to adopt the provisions of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 as amended by the Local  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC132/18

HC133/18

Transfer of the Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO) Function to Councils pdf icon PDF 37 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 to update Members on the progress with the transfer of the Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO) function from the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) to Councils following the commencement  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC133/18

HC134/18

Delegated Authority and Hearing Protocol for Special Events on Public Roads pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The report was to seek Members’ approval for a protocol in relation to proposed road closures at Special Events on Public Roads and approve the road closure application received for key sporting  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC134/18

HC135/18

Grant Aid Review pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report for information, previously circulated to update Members on Community Support and Good Relations funding and ascertain if all requirements were being met in all DEAs and to investigate community capacity within each of the DEAs.

 

The Committee

                                               

Recommended       that  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC135/18

HC136/18

The Pollution Prevention and Control (District Councils) Charging Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2018 pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report for information, previously circulated to advise Members that the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has published its annual scheme that details the charges that Councils apply in relation to their statutory enforcement duties undertaken under the Pollution  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC136/18

HC137/18

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 consultation papers received by Council.

 

The Committee

                                               

Recommended       that Members note the contents of the report.

 

HC138/18

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.