Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee
Thursday 14 March 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Strabane Council Offices. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC46/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

HC47/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community recorded Members attendance. Apologies were received from Alderman R Hamilton, Councillor Cusack and Councillor Reilly.  

 

HC48/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor McGinley declared non-pecuniary interests in the following agenda items:

§  Agenda item 17- Advice Services 2019/20 and Approval of Updated Advice Strategy 2018-2021. He stated that he was a Member of the Advice Services Panel.

§  Agenda item 20- Additional Funding for Front Line Advice Services Panel. He stated  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC48/19

Chairperson's Business

HC49/19

Bloody Sunday Prosecutions

Minutes:

Following the announcement by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) earlier in the day that one of the soldiers involved in Bloody Sunday would be prosecuted, the Chair permitted Councillor Duffy to address the Committee on behalf of Sinn Féin. He reminded Members of the sensitive nature of this issue  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC49/19

HC50/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 14 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Minutes:

The open minutes of the Meeting held on 14 February 2019 (HC32/19- 44/19) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

Matters Arising

HC51/19

Ref HC39/19- Playing Pitch Update Report

Minutes:

Alderman Hussey stated that he had previously raised issues relating to this at Full Council. He explained that as his concerns related to Agenda Item 24- Update on Drainage Issues at Mitchell Park, Castlederg, he was content for this issue to be addressed at the corresponding point in the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC51/19

HC52/19

Applications for Road Closures for Forthcoming Special Events Organised by Derry City and Strabane District Council pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  He stated that the purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval, subject to conditions, for the making of Orders to prohibit or restrict traffic from using roads to facilitate the following Derry City  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC52/19

HC53/19

Transfer of Houses in Multiple Occupation: Fees and Fixed Penalty Notices pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for the fees associated with administering and enforcing The Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Act NI 2016.

 

                        The Chair advised that Agenda items 8-12 would  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC53/19

HC54/19

Transfer of Houses in Multiple Occupation: Standard Conditions and Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing  presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for the proposed standard licence conditions for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and guidance for owners and managing agents on tackling anti-social behaviour in HMO  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC54/19

HC55/19

Transfer of Houses in Multiple Occupation: Memorandum of Understanding between Department for Communities Housing Division and Lead Councils pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval of the draft Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Department for Communities (DfC) Housing Division and lead Councils for the operation of  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC55/19

HC56/19

Transfer of Houses in Multiple Occupation: Service Level Agreements pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval of Service Level Agreements associated with the delivery of the Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation by Councils.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended       That Members approve the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC56/19

HC57/19

Licensing of Houses of Multiple Occupation - Role of the Health and Community Committee pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was for Members to agree the role of the Committee in the decision making process relating to the licensing of HMOs and to consider proposed amendments to the Scheme of  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC57/19

HC58/19

Draft Amusement Permit Policy pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval of the draft Amusement Permit Policy following recent public consultation exercises.

                       

Councillor McGinley thanked the Officer for the report. He stated that he was happy  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC58/19

HC59/19

Development of Sports Development, Physical Activity and Wellbeing Strategy pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to appoint a consultancy team to assist officers to develop a sport, physical activity and wellbeing strategy and for the approval of a maximum budget  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC59/19

HC60/19

Partial Closure of Templemore Sports Complex to Accommodate Installation of New Gym Equipment pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Minutes:

                        The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for a partial closure of Templemore Sports Complex (TSC) gym area for 6 days to facilitate the installation of new gym equipment.

 

Councillor Tierney highlighted  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC60/19

HC61/19

Lands at Urney - Wayleave to Northern Ireland Electricity pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to grant a wayleave to Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) on Council leased lands at Urney for the purpose of removal of overhead cables.   

 

The Committee  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC61/19

HC62/19

Advice Services 2019/20 and Approval of Updated Advice Strategy 2018-2021 pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to extend funding allocations to current Advice Providers for the first three months of the 2019/20 financial year based on the allocations provided for 2018/19;  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC62/19

HC63/19

Good Relations Bid to the Executive Office (2019-2020) and Indicative Budgets 2020-2022 pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval of the Good Relations bid for funding to The Executive Office (TEO) 2019-20 and indicative summary bids and budgets (2020-2022) as part of TEO District  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC63/19

HC64/19

Leisure and Sports Services Pricing Policy and Schedule of Charges 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 33 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval of the Leisure and Sports Services Pricing Policy and Schedule of Charges for the 2019/20 financial year.

 

                        Councillor Carlin expressed her endorsement of the report.  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC64/19

HC65/19

Additional Funding for Front Line Advice Services pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of additional funding which the Department for Communities (DfC) has allocated towards support services for Front Line Advice Services.

 

                        Councillor McGinley expressed his endorsement  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC65/19

HC66/19

Service Delivery Plan 2019/20 - Health and Community Directorate pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report, a copy of which had been previously circulated to Members. She advised that the purpose of the report was to update Members on the Health and Community Directorate progress in relation to the lead strategic key performance indicators.

 

The Chair  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC66/19

HC67/19

Government Ambassador's Programme pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report, previously circulated to Members for information.  The purpose of the report was to brief Members on the Peace IV funded Government Ambassador’s Programme (GAP) which is one of the strategic projects for young people within the Youth 19 Programme.  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC67/19

HC68/19

Update Report on Melvin Arena Pitch and IFA Criteria pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Minutes:

                        The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report for information, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on proposals for Melvin Arena to meet the criteria of IFA’s Championship/Premier Intermediate League.

                       

Councillor Gallagher informed the Committee that during  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC68/19

HC69/19

Update on Drainage Issues at Mitchell Park, Castlederg pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report for information, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was update Members of the measures taken to address the issue around drainage at Mitchell Park, Castlederg.

                       

                        In response to queries from Alderman Hussey,  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC69/19

HC70/19

Privacy Impact Assessment for Strabane Town CCTV pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Community Development and Leisure presented the above report for information, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of the Privacy Impact Assessment for the installation of the Strabane Town CCTV system.

                       

                        The Committee

 

Recommended          that Members note the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC70/19

HC71/19

District Registration Office Security and Assurance Visit Report pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report for information, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on the outcome of District Registration Office Security and Assurance inspection carried out by the General Register Office (GRO).

 

                        The Committee  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC71/19

HC72/19

Outcome of Legal Proceedings: Non-Compliance with an Abatement Notice Served Under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (NI) 2011 - Accumulation/Odour Nuisance pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report for information, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise Members of the outcome of legal proceedings in relation to a local resident’s non-compliance with an abatement notice served under the Clean  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC72/19

HC73/19

Outcome of Legal Proceedings: Non-Compliance with an Abatement Notice Served Under the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act (NI) 2011 - Noise Nuisance pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report for information, which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise Members of the outcome of legal proceedings in relation to non-compliance of a local business with an abatement notice served under the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC73/19

HC74/19

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.