Agenda item

Business Case Development for Sport and Leisure Capital Projects


The Director of Health and Community presented the above report details of which had been previously circulated to Members.  The purpose of the report was to seek Members’ approval to appoint consultants to carry out Feasibility Studies and Business Cases in relation to the development of sport and leisure facilities at Melvin Sports Complex, Prehen Boathouse and Daisyfield site.


                        Councillor McGinley proposed the acceptance of the recommendations and remarked on the logical progression from the previous recommendations of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee.


                        Councillor Tierney stated that through working with the Capital Development Working Group and subsequently with Governance and Strategic Planning, he welcomed this as the next stage for the developments.


                        Councillor Gallagher welcomed the report and it’s progression to a further stage.  He stated that Melvin Sports Complex now had the potential to become the jewel in the crown for outdoor activities in the Strabane area. 


                         The Committee        

Recommended       That Members approve the commissioning of a consultant to undertake the development of three separate Business Cases for sports capital projects at Daisyfield, Melvin Sports Complex and Prehen Boathouse.



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