Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee
Thursday 13 June 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC83/19

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

HC84/19

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community recorded Members’ attendance. Apologies were received from Councillor Rory Farrell.

HC85/19

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Fleming declared an interest in the following agenda items;

  • Agenda item 10 – Advice Services 2019/20 – Extension of Funding and Welfare Advice Appeals
  • Agenda item 12 – Community Support Fund 2019/20
  • Agenda item 15 – Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Small Project Support 2019/20.

 

Councillor Gallagher declared  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC85/19

Chairperson's Business

HC86/19

Car Park at Derg Valley Leisure Centre, Castlederg

Minutes:

Councillor Fleming welcomed Members to the first meeting of the Health and Community Committee since the Local Government Elections.  He stated that Councillor McHugh had requested to raise an item under Chairperson’s Business and invited him to address the Committee.

 

Councillor McHugh stated that he wished to highlight an issue  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC86/19

HC87/19

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 14 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Minutes:

The open minutes of the Meeting held on 14 March 2019 (HC52/19- 80/19) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson as correct.

 

HC88/19

Matters Arising

Minutes:

Update on Drainage Issues at Mitchell Park, Castlederg

 

In response for a request on an update regarding works being carried out at Mitchell Park, Castlederg, particularly at the main football pitch, the Head of Community Development stated that he would forward any up-to-date information to Members.

HC89/19

Appointments to Internal Bodies/Working Groups pdf icon PDF 36 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report,

previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek

Elected Members’ recommendations on the composition and method of

appointment to the Elected Members to individual internal bodies/working

groups associated with this Committee.

 

Councillor McHugh stated that in  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC89/19

HC90/19

Meadows Changing Room Provision pdf icon PDF 27 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Community Health and Leisure presented the above report, previously

circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to advise Member of

requirements for upgraded sports provision at the Meadows soccer and rugby

pitches, Strabane and to seek Members’ approval to upgrade the facilities on the

Meadows  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC90/19

HC91/19

Jack and Jill Community Playgroup Plumbridge - Heads of Terms Agreement pdf icon PDF 30 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 for a Heads of Terms Agreement with Jack and Jill Community Playgroup in Plumbridge and to approve the development of a 30 year Lease Agreement  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC91/19

HC92/19

Advice Services 2019/20 - Extension of Funding and Welfare Advice Appeals pdf icon PDF 34 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 extend funding allocations to current Advice Providers from three months to six months of the 2019/20 financial year based on the allocations provided for  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC92/19

HC93/19

Good Relations Grant Aid 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 34 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 for the recommendations of the Good Relations Grant Aid 2019.20 assessment panels.

 

Alderman Hussey referred to applicants who were unsuccessful in securing funding as enquired  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC93/19

HC94/19

Community Support Fund 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 for the recommendations of the Community Support Fund Grant Aid 2019/20 assessment panels.

 

Councillor Tierney stated that he was content to support and endorse the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC94/19

HC95/19

Civic Forum (Alcohol, Drugs, Mental Health, Emotional Wellbeing, Suicide Prevention and Homelessness) pdf icon PDF 40 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 update Members on the Civic Forum for the Derry City and Strabane District Council (“the Council”) area, incorporating Alcohol, Drugs, Mental Health, Emotional Wellbeing, Suicide Prevention and Homelessness.  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC95/19

HC96/19

Affordable Warmth Scheme Funding for 2019/20 Update pdf icon PDF 34 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 update Members on the funding that has been awarded to Council by the Department for Communities (DfC) with respect to delivering the Affordable Warmth Scheme for the 2019/20  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC96/19

HC97/19

Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Small Project Support 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

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 advise Members of the allocation of the Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Small Project Support for 2019/20.

 

Councillor Reilly stated that he wished to make  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC97/19

HC98/19

Home Fire Safety Checks to Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

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 update Members on the number of Home Safety Fire Checks referred to Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) by officers from the Health and Community  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC98/19

HC99/19

The Pollution Prevention and Control (District Councils) Charging Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2019 pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members for information.  The purpose of the report was to advise Members that the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) has published its annual scheme that details the charges that councils apply in relation  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC99/19

HC100/19

Public Health Funeral Update pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members for information.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on a request made to Council from Social Services within the Western Health and Social Care Trust to arrange a funeral for a resident  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC100/19

HC101/19

Licensing Activity pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Health and Community Wellbeing presented the above report, previously circulated to Members for information.  The purpose of the report was to inform Members of Licensing Activity for the period 1 January – 31 March 2019.

 

The Committee

 

Recommended            that   Members note the content of the report.

 

HC102/19

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.

 

 

 

HC103/19

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.