The Director of Business and Culture presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members. The purpose of the report was to update Members regarding the planning and programme development of the Foyle Maritime Festival 2018.
The Director of Business and Culture in response to Councillor McKnight, clarified that Officers would continue to work closely with the Traders in advance of the event to ensure that they made the necessary preparations to make a profit from the increased footfall to the City. He also clarified that it was anticipated that the outcome from the funding application submitted to TNI would be confirmed by end of April 2018.
The Chair welcomed the report and said that she looked forward in anticipation to the event this year.
Recommended that Members note the contents of the above report.
Councillor’s Boyle and O’Reilly and Alderman M Hamilton joined the meeting at this stage.