Agenda

Derry City and Strabane District Council (Open)
Thursday 18 July 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Guildhall, Derry. View directions

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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 27 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 580 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 Thursday 4 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 329 KB

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Adoption of the Open Minutes of the following Committees

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9a

The Special Environment and Regeneration Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 26 June 2019 pdf icon PDF 221 KB

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9b

Monthly Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 2 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 286 KB

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9c

Monthly Planning Committee held on Wednesday 3 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 328 KB

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9d

Monthly Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 9 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 291 KB

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Monthly Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 10 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 265 KB

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Monthly Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 11 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 238 KB

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10.

Notices of Motion

Councillors McKinney and Ferguson to Move:

 

That this Council signs up to the British/Irish Sign Language charter and that officers bring a paper to a future meeting of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee regarding the relaying of Council meetings in British/Irish Sign Language.

 

Councillor Cusack to Move:

 

This Council condemns animal cruelty in all forms; notes the effective framework for punishing offenders and imposing appropriate sentences which serve as a deterrent to others; recognises the work of the USPCA in challenging cruel behaviour toward animals as well as supporting rehoming initiatives for those animals that have suffered abuse or neglect; further notes with concern that there is no central register of those convicted of animal cruelty offences and; resolves to write to the Permanent Secretary at the Department of Justice, and the British and Irish Governments to raise these concerns and propose a central all-island register for animal abusers.

 

Councillor Duffy to Move:

 

This Council recognises the huge positive contribution made by our LGBTQ+ Citizens right across the City and District.

To build on the support already shown by Derry City and Strabane District Council to the annual Foyle Pride Festival and in a show of solidarity to the LGBTQ+ community, this Council will light up the council buildings, were this is possible, annually during Foyle Pride Week.

 

Go n-aithníonn an Chomhairle seo an t-ionchur ollmhór, dearfach atá déanta ag ár saoránaigh LADTA+ fud fad na cathrach agus an cheantair

Le tógáil ar an tacaíocht atá léirithe cheana féin ag Comhairle Chathair Dhoire agus Cheantar an tSratha Báin d'Fhéile bhliantúil Bhród an Feabhail, agus le dlúthpháirtíocht leis an phobal LADTA+ a chur in iúl, soilseoidh an Chomhairle seo foirgnimh na Comhairle, nuair is féidir, gach bliain i rith Fhéile Bhród an Feabhail.

 

Councillor Kelly to Move:

 

That this Council adopt the Motor Neurone Disease Charter.

 

Go dtacaíonn and comhairle le Cairt Ghalar Néarón Luadrach.

 

Councillor McHugh to Move:

 

This Council calls on the Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee to divest the local government pension scheme from fossil fuel companies. 

 

Further this Council calls on the Local Government Officers' Superannuation Committee to bring forward an ethical investment policy and desist from investment in tobacco and arms companies.

 

Go n-iarrann an comhairle seo ar Choiste Aoisliúntas Oifigigh an Rialtais Áitiúla scéim phinsean an rialtais áitiúla a dhídhílsiú ó chomlachtaí breosla iontaise.

 

inatheannta sin, go n-iarrann an comhairle seo ar Choiste Aoisliúntas Oifigigh an Rialtais Áitiúla polasaí infheistíochta eiticiúla a thabhairt chun tosaigh agus éirí as infheistíocht i gcomhlachtaí tobac agus arm.

 

Councillor Mellon to Move:

 

That this Council approves the lighting up of our Council offices and Guildhall in tandem with other landmarks across the world from the 16th- 22nd September to “Go Green for Mito.”

 

This is a globally supported campaign that raises awareness, educates and supports those faced with mitochondrial disease.  

 

Go bhfaomhann an Chomhairle seo go soilseofar oifigí na Comhairle agus  ...  view the full agenda text for item 10.

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Open for Information

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Seal - July 2019 pdf icon PDF 56 KB

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Confidential for Decision

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Confirmation of the Confidential Minutes of the Meeting of Derry City and Strabane District Council held on Thursday 27 June 2019

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Adoption of the Confidential Minutes of the Following Committees

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13a

Monthly Planning Committee held on Wednesday 3 July 2019

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13b

Monthly Business and Culture held on Tuesday 9 July 2019

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13c

Monthly Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 10 July 2019

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13d

Monthly Health and Community held on Thursday 11 July 2019

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