Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee
Thursday 10 September 2020 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC133/20

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

 

HC134/20

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing recorded Members attendance.  The Chair recorded apologies from the Director of Health and Community.

 

 

HC135/20

Broadcasting Statement

Minutes:

The Chair read the Broadcasting Statement.

 

HC136/20

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillors Reilly, McHugh and Duffy and Alderman Warke declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 8 – Waterside Shared Villages.

 

Alderman McKane declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 4 – Deputation from the Campaign for an all-Ireland National Health Service.

 

Alderman Devenney and Councillors Reilly, Duffy declared a non-pecuniary  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC136/20

HC137/20

Deputation - Attendance by Mr Conor Reddy, Chair, Campaign for an All Ireland NHS and Mr Alan Philson, UNISON to present on the Campaign for an All Ireland National Health Service pdf icon PDF 1010 KB

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed the representatives from the Campaign for an all-Ireland National Health Service to the meeting and invited them to make their presentation.

 

Mr Reddy thanked Members for the opportunity to present to Committee and

he and Mr Philson proceeded to give a presentation to Members and

highlighted the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC137/20

Chairperson's Business

HC138/20

Playing Facilities for Youth Teams in the Strabane Area

Minutes:

Councillor Edwards thanked the Chair for permitting him to raise an issue regarding the lack of playing facilities for youth teams in the Strabane area.  He stated that the Northern Ireland Boys League commenced at 11.00am on a Saturday morning. However due to the lack of facilities across the Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC138/20

HC139/20

Proposal for a Confidential Item to be Discussed in Open Business

Minutes:

Councillor Duffy Proposed, Seconded by Councillor Mooney

 

That the confidential agenda item, Community Crisis Intervention Service be brought into Open Business for discussion. 

 

Members unanimously agreed.

 

HC140/20

4G Masts in the Glengalliagh Road Area

Minutes:

 

Councillor Duffy thanked the Chair for permitting to raise a concerning matter regarding 4G masts located at the Glengalliagh Road area of the City.  She stated that a video had been circulating on social media which has caused a lot of alarm and distress to residents in the Glengalliagh Road  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC140/20

HC141/20

GP Provision

Minutes:

Councillor McHugh referred to a recent email, circulated to Members via the Mayor’s office regarding an update on GP services.  He commended GPs and their staff who despite being under increasing pressures, not least due to the current Covid-19 situation, were delivering of a sterling service across the city and  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC141/20

HC142/20

Matters Arising from the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 9 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 271 KB

Minutes:

The Open Minutes of the Meeting held on 9 July 2020 (HC109/20 –HC126/20) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson.

 

There were no matters arising.

 

HC143/20

Waterside Shared Village pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to invite Members’ views on the progress of the Waterside Shared Village Project and receive a presentation on the development of the project to  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC143/20

HC144/20

COVID 19 Community Support Fund pdf icon PDF 151 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for the allocation of funding provided by the Department for Communities, Voluntary and Communities Division (VCD) in response to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC144/20

HC145/20

Unicef Child Friendly Cities and Communities Update pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Children and Young People’s Co-ordinator presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the Unicef Child Friendly Cities and Communities Programme. To request Member nomination for cross party and independent political representation to become  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC145/20

HC146/20

3G Maintenance Spraying pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek exception from Council’s stated position on the use of weed killer as a method of controlling weeds on artificial sports surfaces.

 

Councillor  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC146/20

HC147/20

Department of Justice Consultation on Policy Proposals for New Provisions to Tackle Organised Crime in Northern Ireland - Draft Response pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide Members with a draft response to the Department of Justice Consultation on Policy Proposals for New Provisions to Tackle Organised Crime in  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC147/20

HC148/20

Department of Justice Draft Organised Crime Strategy for Northern Ireland 2020-23 Draft Response to Consultation pdf icon PDF 129 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide Members with a draft response to the Department of Justice Draft Organised Crime Strategy for NI 2020-23 Consultation.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       That  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC148/20

HC149/20

Brandywell Greyhound Track pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for re-opening Brandywell Greyhound Track to the general public, with restrictions.

 

Councillor Logue commented on the growing frustration throughout all  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC149/20

HC150/20

Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Draft Older People's Housing Strategy Consultation pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for and/or suggested amendments to the proposed response to the public consultation currently being undertaken by the Northern Ireland Housing  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC150/20

HC151/20

Update and Review of Public Convenience Provision across the Derry City and Strabane District Council Area pdf icon PDF 242 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to  update Members on Public Convenience Service Provision for the Derry City and Strabane District Council area including progress with implementing recommendations approved by  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC151/20

HC152/20

Supporting Entertainment Licence Holders during the Current Coronavirus Pandemic pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to make recommendations for a revised approach to the processing of entertainment licence applications, in order to support licence holders during the current coronavirus  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC152/20

HC153/20

Survey Response in Relation to the Roads (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for and/or suggested amendments to the proposed response to the Department for Infrastructures (DfI) survey in relation to  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC153/20

HC154/20

Draft Irish Travellers Accommodation Strategy 2020-25 pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for and/or suggested amendments to the proposed response to the public consultation currently being undertaken by the Northern Ireland Housing  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC154/20

HC155/20

The Pollution Prevention and Control (Industrial Emission) Regulations (NI) 2013 (as amended) - Application for a Permit by A&N Fuels NI Ltd to Operate an Installation at 5 Bay Road Londonderry pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was for Members to consider and make a determination on the application by A&N Fuels NI Ltd for a permit to operate an installation  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC155/20

HC156/20

Community Crisis Intervention Service

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chair advised that the item regarding the Community Crisis Intervention

Service (CCIS) be tabled for discussion in open business as agreed earlier in

the meeting.

 

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing read the report, previously

circulated to Members.  He advised that the  purpose of this report is to  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC156/20

HC157/20

Transit Shed Fire at Foyle Port - 29 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Minutes:

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

details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of

the report was to update Members on an incident that occurred at a transit

shed at Foyle Port.

 

Councillor Logue referred to the recent fire at Foyle  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC157/20

HC158/20

Neighbourhood Renewal Active Citizenship through Sport 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to provide Members with details on the delivery of the Neighbourhood Renewal Active Citizenship through Sport Programme which, given the timeframe involved, was actioned  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC158/20

HC159/20

Derry and Strabane Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Annual Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the Derry and Strabane Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Annual Report for 2019/20.

 

Councillor Donnelly stated that Committee had  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC159/20

HC160/20

Northern Ireland Audit Office Report - Addiction Services in Northern Ireland pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Minutes:

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

details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of

the report was to update Members on a report published by the Northern

Ireland Audit Office on alcohol and drug addiction services in Northern

Ireland.

 

Councillor Burke  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC160/20

HC161/20

Correspondence pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

details of which were previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the

report was to update Members on correspondence received by Council.

 

The Chair referred to correspondence from Royal Mail and advised Members that there had been a further  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC161/20

HC162/20

Matters Arising from the Confidential Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 9 July 2020

HC163/20

Funding Approval for Relaxation of a Restrictive Covenant on Daisyfield Site

Additional documents:

HC164/20

Challenging Prejudice - Civic and Community Leadership Development Programme

HC165/20

Post Primary Anti-Prejudice Initiative