Agenda and minutes

Health and Community Committee
Thursday 11 March 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: remotely - Remotely. View directions

Items
No. Item

HC62/21

Notice and Summons of Meeting

Minutes:

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

 

HC63/21

Member Attendance and Apologies

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community recorded Members attendance. No apologies were received.

 

HC64/21

Statement for Remote Meetings

Minutes:

The Chairperson read the statement for remote meetings.

 

HC65/21

Declarations of Members' Interests

Minutes:

Councillor Logue declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following agenda items:

 

                        Agenda Item 12 – Good Relations Bid to the Executive Office.

                        Agenda Item 20 – Update on the Affordable Warmth Scheme Working Group.

                        Agenda Item 15 – Advice Services.

                        Alderman Guy declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following agenda  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC65/21

Chairperson's Business

HC66/21

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Minutes:

The Chair thanked the Mayor for lighting up the Guildhall, Council offices and the Tinnies in the colour of teal, in support of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  He extended his support to Ms Natalie Cairns on her campaign to raise awareness regarding the symptoms of ovarian cancer and the importance  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC66/21

HC67/21

GP Appointments, Prescription Collections and Out of Hours GP Services

Minutes:

Councillor Edwards thanked the Chair for permitting him to raise an issue regarding GP appointments.  He stated that the recent pathway to restrictions published by The Executive, did not include GP appointments.   He proposed that the Minister of Health be contacted to provide an update in relation to the matter.  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC67/21

HC68/21

Proposed Pay Increase for Healthcare Workers

Minutes:

Councillor Harkin thanked the Chair for permitting him to speak on the important issue of the proposed healthcare workers pay rise.  He referred to the Committee meeting held on 10 December 2020, which included a deputation by representatives from UNISON regarding the significant pay increase for healthcare workers sought by  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC68/21

HC69/21

European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

Minutes:

Alderman Warke commended the Mayor for agreeing to light up Council buildings red to commemorate the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.  He stated that in March 2016 he had the honour of travelling to Brussels along with the victims of the Omagh bombing, 7/7 survivors from London  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC69/21

HC70/21

Matters Arising from the Open Minutes of the Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 11 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 457 KB

Minutes:

 

The Open Minutes of the Meeting held on 11 February 2021 (HC34/21 –HC59/21) were confirmed and signed by the Chairperson.

 

HC71/21

Dog Control Update (HC53/21)

Minutes:

The Chair referred to the ongoing issue of dog fouling throughout the city and district.  He stated that residents from the Eglinton, Seven Oaks, Summer Meadows and other areas within the Waterside had requested that signage be erected to raise awareness regarding the dangers of dog fouling.

 

Councillor Logue  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC71/21

HC72/21

Leisure and Sports Pricing Policy and Schedule of Charges 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 135 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 present Members with the Leisure and Sports Services Pricing Policy and Schedule of Charges for the 2021-22 financial year.

Alderman Devenney endorsed the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC72/21

HC73/21

Pilot Consensual Grant Making Model - Extension into the 2021/22 Financial Year pdf icon PDF 168 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 to extend the Consensual Grant Making Action Plans into the new financial year of 2021/22.

                        The Committee

 

Recommended       That Members  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC73/21

HC74/21

Proposed Lease at Corrody Road GAA Pitch to Na Piarsaigh Doire Trasna pdf icon PDF 136 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 to provide a short-term licence agreement with Na Piarsaigh Doire Trasna to provide access to Corrody Road GAA pitch and  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC74/21

HC75/21

Sport NI Project Re-Boot Funding pdf icon PDF 143 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 inform Members of Sport Northern Ireland’s Project Re-Boot Funding Programme and to seek Members’ approval to ring-fence an element of Support for Grant  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC75/21

HC76/21

Pitches and Pavilions Additional Works pdf icon PDF 143 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 re-investment into Council Playing Pitches and Pavilions at a cost of £443,020 using existing identified budget and any further  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC76/21

HC77/21

Good Relations Bid to the Executive Office (2021-2022) pdf icon PDF 138 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 of the Good Relations bid for funding to The Executive Office (TEO) 2021-2022 and Action Plan Summary for 2021-2022 as  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC77/21

HC78/21

North West Ministry of Youth Update pdf icon PDF 161 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 update Members on the progress for the North West Ministry of Youth and to seek agreement on the partnership arrangements/support from Council for  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC78/21

HC79/21

Community Venues Fund pdf icon PDF 146 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 on the revised criteria and timescales in relation to the Community Venues Fund.

 

                        The Committee

 

Recommended       that Members approve the  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC79/21

HC80/21

Advice Services pdf icon PDF 158 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 to extend the Generalist Advice allocations for a further three-month period from 1 April – 30 June 2021; to update  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC80/21

HC81/21

Site Selection Appraisal for Glen Community Centre pdf icon PDF 145 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 identify an optimum site location for the project.  A Site Options Appraisal report was commissioned by Derry City and Strabane District Council and  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC81/21

HC82/21

Service Improvement Projects pdf icon PDF 134 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 seek Members’ approval of service improvement projects, subject to available budget.

 

Alderman Hussey referred the proposed public toilets clean up and refurbishment as  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC82/21

HC83/21

Appointment of Public Analyst Contract and Approval of Public Analysts pdf icon PDF 146 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 seek Members’ endorsement of the appointment of Eurofins Food Testing Ireland Limited to provide Public Analyst Services for the 11 District Councils.

 

                        The  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC83/21

HC84/21

Draft Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 - Consultation Document pdf icon PDF 169 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’ views on the Department of Health’s Draft Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 Consultation Document and consider and approve the draft responses to  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC84/21

HC85/21

Update on the Affordable Warmth Scheme Working Group pdf icon PDF 142 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 update Members on the Elected Member Working Group and proposed level of funding that has been awarded to Council by the Department for  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC85/21

HC86/21

Trade Union Representation at Special Meeting of the Health and Community Committee pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report, details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval for specific Trade Union Representation to be invited to address a Special Health and Community Committee meeting on 31 March 2021.  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC86/21

HC87/21

Children and Young People's Emotional Health and Wellbeing in Education Framework Implementation Plan pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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 a report published by the Department of Education on Children and Young People’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing in Educational Framework Implementation  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC87/21

HC88/21

Local Government Circular: Fees for Entertainment Licences - Determination pdf icon PDF 178 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 inform Members of recent communications from the Department for Communities (DfC) and to outline the potential applications, both for Council and for  ...  view the full minutes text for item HC88/21

HC89/21

Correspondence pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community 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 Committee

 

                                                Recommended       that Members note the contents of                                                      the report. 

 

HC90/21

Consultations pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Director of Health and Community presented the above report, details of which were previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to update Members on consultations received by Council.

 

                        The Committee

 

                                                Recommended       that Members note the contents of                                                      the report.