Agenda

Derry City and Strabane District Council
Thursday 23 July 2020 4.00 pm

Venue: Remote. View directions

Note: No public access is permitted to the Guildhall due to Covid-19. The meeting can be viewed via the Council’s You Tube channel. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Notice and Summons of Meeting

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2.

Member Attendance and Apologies

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3.

Statement for Remote Meetings

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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 25 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 504 KB

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Matters Arising

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8.

Adoption of the Open Minutes of the following Committees

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8a

Special Meeting of the Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Monday 6 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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8b

Monthly Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 30 June 2020 pdf icon PDF 325 KB

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8c

Monthly Planning Committee held on Wednesday 1 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 311 KB

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8d

Monthly Planning Committee (Reconvened) held on Thursday 2 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 313 KB

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8e

Monthly Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 7 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 300 KB

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8f

Monthly Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 8 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 226 KB

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8g

Monthly Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 9 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 272 KB

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8h

Monthly Assurance, Audit and Risk Committee held on Wednesday 15 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

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Covid-19 Recovery Update - to follow

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Delegated Authority to the Chief Executive during Summer Recess pdf icon PDF 93 KB

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11.

Notices of Motion

Councillor Fleming to Move:

Go dtugann an Chomhairle seo faoi deara mar a leanas; go bhfuil gréasán leitheadach iompair ríthábhachtach don fhás eacnamaíoch agus chun deireadh a chur le héagothroime réigiúnach; gur fhógair an tAire Bonneagair ar an 10ú Meitheamh go ndéanfaí staidéar nua féidearthachta ar an tríú céim den scéim feabhsúcháin ar an iarnród idir Doire agus Cúil Raithin; agus go ndearnadh a mhacasamhail de staidéar cheana ag an Roinn tá naoi mbliana ó shin anois. Éilíonn an Chomhairle seo ar an Aire Bonneagair cinntiú go leanfar leis an scéim   feabhsúcháin ar an iarnród idir Doire agus Cúil Raithin gan a thuilleadh moille agus gur chóir tús a chur leis an obair seo faoin bhliain 2021.

 

That this Council notes that developing a comprehensive transportation network is

absolutely vital for economic growth and ending regional inequalities; notes that on

10 June the Minister for Infrastructure announced that a new feasibility

study will be conducted on the third phase of the Derry-Coleraine rail upgrade;

further notes that such a feasibility study was already conducted nine years ago by

the Department; calls on the Minister for Infrastructure to ensure phase 3 of the

Derry-Coleraine rail upgrade faces no further delays and for work to begin by

2021.

 

Councillor Donnelly to Move:       

 

Given concerns over Human Rights breaches. This Council calls on the 26 county administration to do all in its power to reverse its decision to extradite Liam Campbell to Lithuania.

 

Alderman Guy to Move:

 

That all active Entertainment Licences issued by Derry City and Strabane District

Council, and existent as of 17th March 2020, be extended for a period of six months due to no entertainment being possible at those locations holding such a Licence

due to Covid-19 restrictions.

 

Councillor Durkan to Move:

 

This Council, cognisant of its Climate Emergency Pledge and commitments therein, calls for due urgency to be applied by the Stormont Executive in delivering on relevant commitments set out in New Decade, New Approach.

 

In particular, this Council calls for the DAERA Minister and the Executive to bring forward Climate Emergency legislation and relevant strategies forthwith. This Council also calls for the establishment of an independent environmental protection agency forthwith.

 

This Council recognizes that co-ordination with central government is essential in addressing Climate Emergency, particularly in relation to planning matters. This Council undertakes to nominate a Sustainability Champion within Planning to liaise with Sustainable NI in developing more sustainable planning policies.

 

This Council affirms its commitment to the removal of single-use plastics and other steps to eliminate plastic pollution. This Council supports DAERA’s Tackling Plastic Initiative in partnership with Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful.

 

Iarrann an Chomhairle seo, agus í eolach ar a cuid tiomantas ina Geall um Éigeandáil Aeráide, gur chóir d’Fheidhmeannas Chnoc an Anfa tabhairt faoina dualgais mar atá leagtha amach sa cháipéis ‘New Decade, New Approach’ leis an phráinn chuí.

 

Iarrann an Chomhairle seo, go príomha ar Aire na Roinne DAERA agus ar an Fheidhmeannas, reachtaíocht um Éigeandáil Aeráide agus na straitéisí cuí a thabhairt  ...  view the full agenda text for item 11.

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Open for Information

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Correspondence pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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Responses to Motions pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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Resolutions from Other Councils pdf icon PDF 87 KB

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Sealing List - July 2020 pdf icon PDF 159 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 25 June 2020

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Adoption of the Confidential Minutes of the Following Committees

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17a

Monthly Governance and Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 30 June 2020

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17b

Monthly Planning Committee (Reconvened) held on Thursday 2 July 2020

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17c

Monthly Business and Culture Committee held on Tuesday 7 July 2020

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17d

Monthly Environment and Regeneration Committee held on Wednesday 8 July 2020

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17e

Monthly Health and Community Committee held on Thursday 9 July 2020

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Any Other Relevant Items

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