Leisure and Development Committee

Date: Tuesday, 21 May 2024 Time: 7:00 PM


1. Apologies
2. Declarations of Interest
3. Minutes of Leisure and Development Committee meeting held Tuesday 16th April 2024 (summary attached)
4. Members will receive a presentation from Professor McKenna on the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Report on the North West (Presentation added 31/05/2024)
FOR DECISION (Items 5 - 9 inclusive)
5. Leisure & Development 2024/25 Business Plans (Report to follow)
6. Sport and Wellbeing Grant Programme (Report attached)
7. Capital Grant Scheme (Report attached)
8. Capital Project Prioritisation (Report attached)
9. Museum Policies Accreditation Returns (Report attached)
FOR INFORMATION (Items 10 - 15 inclusive)
10. Ulster History Circle Blue Plaque (Report attached)
11. Culture, Arts and Heritage Fund (Report attached)
12. Causeway Coastal Route Development Opportunities (Report attached)
13. Small Settlements Regeneration Programme Update (Report attached)
14. Coleraine Future Towns (Report to follow)
15. Swimming Pool Changing Room Guidance (Report attached)
16. Correspondence 
17. Matters Reporting to the Partnership Panel
18. Consultations 
19. Growth Deal OBC Development (Report attached)
20. JDLC Air Conditioning Tender Report (Report attached)
21. Any other relevant business notified in accordance with Standing Order 12. (o)

Alderman Callan

(1) Can the Director outline the strategy for maximising the opportunities from the Open returning to the Borough in 2025?

 (2) Can the Director provide an update on the current ongoing discussion with Invest NI on the sub regional plans and if we have developed any interest in the Borough since the adoption of our FDI Strategy?

 Councillor Stirling

(3) Following the resounding success of the NW200 this year what plans are in place to develop the long-term future and funding of the event?

 Councillor N Archibald

 4) To ask if the Mountsandel Working Group can be re-established and ask what options have been explored in terms funding eg Shared Island Funding.

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