Agenda

Derry City and Strabane District Council (Open)
Thursday 28 February 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Notice and Summons of Meeting

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Member Attendance and Apologies

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3.

Webcasting Notice

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4.

Declarations of Members' Interests

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Open for Decision

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Chairperson's Business

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Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Meeting of the Derry City and Strabane District Council held on Thursday 31 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 173 KB

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Matters Arising

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Confirmation of the Open Minutes of the Special Meeting of Derry City and Strabane District Council held on Monday 4 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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9.

Adoption of the Open Minutes of the following Committees

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9a

Monthly Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 5 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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9b

Monthly Planning Committee held on Wednesday 6 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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9c

Monthly Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Thursday 7 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

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9d

Monthly Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 12 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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9e

Monthly Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 13 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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Monthly Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 14 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 74 KB

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Special Planning Committee held on Thursday 14 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 42 KB

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Delegation to Meet with the Permanent Secretary for the Department of Education pdf icon PDF 27 KB

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Request to Illuminate the Guildhall/Other Civic Building pdf icon PDF 33 KB

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12.

Notices of Motion

Alderman Ramsey to Move:

 

That this Council commends the work of the Northern Ireland Air Ambulance and have discussions on future financial support at the relevant Committee.

 

Councillor Jackson to Move:

 

Derry City and Strabane District Council calls upon employers to end the practice of zero hour contracts now. This Council commits itself to doing everything that it can to help make the north-west region a zero hour contract free zone.

This council agrees that zero hour contracts have no role in stimulating inclusive economic growth and should be banned.

 

This motion further proposes that the Mayor convene a district wide forum, including local business leaders, trade unions, employer’s organisations, youth groups, anti-poverty groups, and any other concerned sections of civic society, to develop a practical strategy aimed at bringing an end to these damaging and harmful employment practices.

 

IarrannComhairle Chathair Dhoire agus Cheantar an tSratha Báin ar fhostóirí deireadh láithreach a chur le nós na gconarthaí náid uaireanta. rún daingean ag an Chomhairle gach iarracht a dhéanamh le cinntiú go mbeidh réigiún an Iarthuaiscirt iomlán saor ó nós na gconarthaí náid uaireanta.

Aontaíonn an Chomhairle seo nach bhfuil ról ar bith ag conarthaí náid uaireanta san fheachtas le fás ionchuimsitheach eacnamaíoch a spreagadh agus mór cosc a chur orthu.

 

Moltarlena chois gur chóir go dtionólfaí fóram ceantair ag an Mhéara a thabharfadh deis do cheannairí áitiúla gnó, cheardchumainn, eagraíochtaí a fhostaíonn daoine, ghrúpaí óige, ghrúpaí frithbhochtaineachta, agus d'aon pháirtithe leasmhara eile sa phobal a bhfuil baint acu leis an cheist, stráitéis phraiticiúil a fhorbairt a chuirfeadh deireadh leis an chleachtas fostaíochta seo atá dochrach díobhálach

 

Councillor McGinley to Move:

 

That this Council reaffirms it’s commitment as a partner to the Neighbourhood Renewal People and Place Strategy,

 

That this Council notes with concern significant funding cuts faced by NR funded groups and bodies and that this Council requests a meeting with the Permanent Secretary for the Department for Communities to challenge the proposed cuts to Neighbourhood Renewal budgets.

 

Go n-athdhearbhaíonn an Chomhairle seo go bhfuil tiomanta don StraitéisPobal agus Ceantar’ um Fhorbairt Chomharsanachtaí.

 

Go léiríonn imní faoi na ciorruithe diana ar ghrúpaí agus chomhlachtaí atá maoinithe faoi scéimeanna um Fhorbairt Chomharsanachtaí agus Gur chóir don Chomhairle seo cruinniú a iarraidh leis an Rúnaí Buan sa Roinn Pobail le dul i ngleic leis na ciorruithe atá molta ar bhuiséid um Fhorbairt Chomharsanachtaí

 

Councillor Logue to Move:

 

That this Council recognises the health and environmental risks associated with Glyphosate, which the World Health Organisation has upgraded to “probably carcinogenic in humans”. Taking this into consideration this Council should cease from using the weed killer and request that all subcontractors employed by Council also cease the use of Glyfos and all products containing Glyphosate in this Council district, in favour of a more environmentally friendly product.


As a Council we pledge to discontinue the use of glyphosate in all operations with the only  ...  view the full agenda text for item 12.

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Open for Information

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Resolutions from Other Councils pdf icon PDF 21 KB

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14.

Responses to Motions pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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Sealing List - February 2019 pdf icon PDF 48 KB

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