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Corporate and Improvement Plans

Corporate Plan 2021/22 and Performance Improvement Plan 2021/22

The Council is committed to its mission of delivering “Improved social, economic and environmental outcomes for everyone” and set out its priorities in the Corporate Plan  2021/22 and Performance Improvement Plan  2021/22 document which was agreed by Council on 30th September 2021.

Our Corporate Plan and Performance Improvement Plan ( 2021/2022) is set out in four key sections:

  • Section 1 sets out the context for our plans for  2021/22 and provides details of how we have engaged citizens and stakeholders in our planning processes, how our plans fit together and what we have achieved in 2020/21.
  • Section 2 relates to the Corporate Plan for Derry City and Strabane District Council for the year   2021/22. The Corporate Plan explains our priorities for the forthcoming year and what the Council will do to help achieve these and how the Council will spend its budget in support of these priorities.
  • Section 3 relates specifically to our improvement objectives for   2021/22
  • Section 4 provides details of your local Councillors and contact details.

A copy of the Corporate Plan and Performance Improvement Plan (  2021/22) is available by clicking on the following link:

A summary version is currently being prepared and will be available in the Autumn.

Part 12 of the Local Government Act (NI) 2014 puts in place a framework to support continuous improvement in the delivery of council services, and the Council has an obligation to produce a Performance Improvement Plan. 

Improvement Objectives 2021/2022 

The Improvement Objectives  2021/22 are as follows:

1)To increase employment opportunities and economic growth through a range of measures including creating new business start-ups, supporting existing business and delivering visitor growth as a destination of choice.

Sub Objectives

  • To continue to develop and deliver a range of initiatives to mitigate the impacts of Covid19 and support economic growth
  •  To promote jobs through the NIBSUP and the Business Boost Programme
  •  Create jobs through the Rural Business Investment Scheme
  •  To deliver high quality festival and events growing our visitor numbers
  •  Actively engage in the promotion and delivery of skills academies

2)To assist a return to healthy lifestyles through regrowing participation in high quality leisure, sports and physical activity(HC1)

Sub Objectives

  • To re-engage and achieve user numbers of the Council’s leisure facilities (HC1A) with a target of at least 50% of baseline user numbers and through retention and growth strategies achieve 60% of gym membership capacity
  • To target under represented groups through inclusive leisure, sport and physical activity participation to lead more active lives (HC1B);
  • Maintain current high levels of customer satisfaction/net promoter score (HC1D)
  • To target participation by those living in deprived areas (HC1E)

3)To create a greener, cleaner more attractive district


  • To protect and promote our natural and built assets
  • To protect and enhance our environment

4)To deliver improved customer satisfaction by improving customer support services and processes.

5)To develop and implement a dynamic recovery plan that provides a proactive response to the challenges presented by Covid19 and which supports and enhances social, economic and environmental well- being in the Council area.

Details of the previous plan is available below:

Your Views

Your feedback is very important in helping the Council to continuously improve.
Please give us your comments on our services, plans and suggestions for improvement by emailing [email protected] 

Alternatively you may telephone 02871 253 253 Ext 4266 or 6704