Environmental Services Committee

Date: Tuesday, 12 Sep 2023 Time: 7:00 PM


1. Apologies
2. Declarations of Interest
3. Minutes of previous meeting held Wednesday 13 June 2023 (summary attached
     FOR DECISION (Items 4 – 11 inclusive)
4.  Entertainments Licensing Report (report attached)
5. Amusement Permit Report (report attached)
6. Local Government Resilience Update (report attached)
7. Funding offer from Department of Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) 2023-2024 (report attached)
8. Consideration of proposed Dog Control Order to keep Dogs on Leads on lands between Ballintoy and Whitepark Bay – Findings of Public Consultation (report attached)
9. Operations Fleet Renewal 2023-24 (report attached)
10. Remedial Works and Repairs at Craigahulliar Landfill Site (report attached)
11. Concessionary Trading Point – Payment Rebate (report attached)
       FOR INFORMATION (Items 12 – 18 inclusive)
12. Amusement Permit Renewals (report attached)
13. Cinema Licence Renewals (report attached)
14. Approval of Premises as a Venue for Civil Marriage (report attached)
15. Approval of Premises as a Venue for Civil Partnership (report attached)
16. Entertainment Licence Renewals (report attached)
17. Licences Issued Under Delegated Authority (report attached)
18. Petroleum Spirit Licence Renewals (report attached)
19. Matters for Reporting to Partnership Panel
20. Consultations - DAERA Climate Change Public Body Reporting Consultation (atttached)
21. Correspondence (report attached)
22. Notice of Motion Proposed by Councillor McShane, Seconded by Councillor Watson referred from The Council meeting held Thursday 29 June 2023 
      That this Council explores options to build a Changing Places facility on Rathlin Island and further recognises the importance of Changing Places toilets in delivering our vision of an accessible and inclusive Causeway Coast and Glens.

23. Notice of Motion proposed by Councillor McCully, seconded by Alderman Stewart referred from Council meeting held Tuesday 5 September 2023
      This Council is concerned by the recent blooms of blue-green algae in our waters; notes the detrimental impact these blooms have  had on local businesses; asks the Department of  Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to swiftly convene a cross party meeting between affected Council areas to discuss the issue & to develop an action plan to address it; and calls for the  establishment of an independent Environmental Protection Agency in line with New Decade, New Approach commitments.

      FOR DECISION IN COMMITTEE (Items 24 – 32 inclusive)
24. Street Trading Report (report attached)
25. Local Air Quality Management Grant 2023-2024 (report attached)
26. Provision of Waste Services for the Collection and Recycling of Tyres and Rims (report attached)
27. Harbours & Marina Capital Maintenance 
      10-Year Capital & Maintenance Implementation Plan 
       Stage 1 & Stage 2 – Feasibility, Scoping, Detailed Design & Procurement (report attached)
28. Car Parks Re-Surfacing
      Essential H&S civil engineering works at a. Glenhead Road car park, Ballykelly, b. Bridge Street car park, Garvagh & c. Lansdowne Road car park, Portrush – Stage 3 progression (report attached)
29. Harbours & Marinas – Minor Capital Infrastructure works to the ‘South Pier revetment at Portrush Harbour’
      Progression to Stage 2 – ‘Detailed Design & Procurement’ (report attached)
30. Car Parks & Concessionary Trading 
      Concessionary Trading site at Christie Park, Coleraine
      Planning Application submission, advertising and auctioning of the site. (report attached)
31. Strategic Selection and / or Progression of Major Capital Project
      Red Bay Pier, Cushendall (report attached)
32. Coleraine Marina Economic Appraisal (report attached)
      FOR INFORMATION IN COMMITTEE (Items 33-37 inclusive)
33. Animal Welfare Service Funding Update (report attached)
34. Street Trading Licence Renewals (report attached)
35. Affordable Warmth Scheme Update (report attached)
36. ES Management Accounts and Financial Position Period 4 (report attached)
37. HSENI Investigation – Verbal Update
38. Any Other Relevant Business (notified in accordance with Standing Order 12 (0)

Alderman Knight McQuillan
“Can I request an update on the current status of the additional trading pitch at Castlerock”

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