Agenda and minutes

Derry City and Strabane District Council (Open)
Thursday 14 December 2017 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

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Items
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C347/17

Notice and Summons of Meeting

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The Mayor read the Notice and Summons for the Meeting.

C348/17

Webcasting Notice

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Apologies were recorded from Councillor P Kelly and Logue.

C349/17

Member Attendance and Apologies

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Apologies were recorded from Councillor P Kelly and Logue.

C350/17

Declarations of Members' Interests

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There were no Declarations of Interest.

C351/17

Chairperson's Business

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C351/17         Chinese Delegation Visit to the City

The Mayor commented on the recent visit of the delegation from Dalian, China to the City.  He stated that the delegation had been greatly impressed with the history of the City and region.  He hoped that the continuing links were enhanced as a  ...  view the full minutes text for item C351/17

C352/17

Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Meeting of the Derry City and Strabane District Council held on Thursday 23 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 157 KB

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The Minutes if the Open Meeting of Derry City and Strabane District Council held on 23 November 2017 (C306/17 – C340/17) were submitted.

On a matter of accuracy, Councillor Reilly asked that Colm Eastwood be amended to Colum.

 

Alderman Devenney Moved, Councillor Hastings Seconded and the Council

 

Resolved       that the  ...  view the full minutes text for item C352/17

C353/17

Matters Arising

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C354/17         Growth Deal/City Deal (C312/17)

Councillor Reilly asked for the Chief Executive to provide an update on correspondence that had been sent to Jake Berry MP and the Secretary of State inviting them to address Council.  He stated that Colum Eastwood MLA had attended a meeting with the Secretary of  ...  view the full minutes text for item C353/17

C354/17

Adoption of the Open Minutes of the following Committees

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C354/17a

Special Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Tuesday 21 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

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The Minutes of the Special Environment and Regeneration Committee held on 21 November 2017 (SER5/17 – SER9/17) were submitted.

Councillor Dobbins Moved, Councillor Hastings Seconded and the Council

 

Resolved       that the above Minutes be adopted as a true record of the Meeting.

 

C354/17b

Monthly Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 28 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

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The Minutes of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on 28 November 2017 (GSP169/17 – GSP177/17) were submitted. 

Councillor McKeever Moved, Alderman Kerrigan Seconded and the Council

 

Resolved       that the above Minutes be adopted as a true record of the Meeting.

 

C354/17c

Monthly Planning Committee held on Wednesday 29 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

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The Minutes of the Planning Committee held on 29 November 2017(P171/17–P183/17) were submitted.

Councillor McGuire raised an issue around the relationship between the Strabane Area Plan and PPS 21 and which document had primacy.

Councillor D Kelly raised an issue in relation to the protocol in relation to the questioning  ...  view the full minutes text for item C354/17c

C354/17d

Monthly Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 30 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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The Minutes of the Assurance, Audit and Risk held on 30 November 2017 (AAR105/17 – AAR117/17) were submitted.

Councillor McKeever Moved, Alderman McClintock Seconded and the Council

 

Resolved       that the above Minutes be adopted as a true record of the Meeting.

 

C354/17e

Monthly Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 5 December 2017 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

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The Minutes of the Business and Culture Committee held on 5 December 2017 (BC230/17 – BC246/17) were submitted.

On a point of accuracy, Alderman Hussey referred to BC242/17 War Memorials and stated that instead of ‘in particular’ it should read ‘including the War Memorials at Sion Mills’.

It was agreed  ...  view the full minutes text for item C354/17e

C354/17f

Monthly Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 7 December 2017 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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C354/17g

Monthly Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 6 December 2017 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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The Minutes of the Environment and Regeneration Committee held on 6 December 2017 (ER255/17 – ER272/17) were submitted.

Alderman Ramsey Moved, Alderman Bresland Seconded and the Council

 

Resolved       that the above minutes be adopted as a true record of the Meeting.

 

Matters Arising from the Minutes

 

C364/17         Closure of Ulster  ...  view the full minutes text for item C354/17g

C355/17

Notices of Motion

Councillor Donnelly to Move:

 

That this Council views with concern and dismay the recent decision by Donald Trump to designate Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.  Given that the corporate position of this Council is to support the Palestinian cause and in the interest of peace in the Middle East this Council calls on the US President to reverse his decision.

 

 

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Notice of Motion – US President Decision to Name Jerusalem as Capita of Israel.

 

Councillor Donnelly Moved, Councillor Gallagher Seconded

That    This Council views with concern and dismay the recent decision by Donal Trump to designate Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel.  Given that the corporate position of the Council  ...  view the full minutes text for item C355/17

C356/17

Seal pdf icon PDF 27 KB

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Seal

 

Councillor Hastings moved, Councillor McKeever Seconded and the Council

 

Resolved       that the seal of the council be affixed to the following documents:

 

Documents Sealed 17 November 2017

Agreement in duplicate:- Derry City and Strabane District Council ~and~ Hamilton Architects relating to Templemore and Strabane Leisure Facilities - Tender ref:  ...  view the full minutes text for item C356/17