Annan Common Good Fund Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time:
6:00pm
Place:
Council Chambers, Town Hall, Annan

Attendance Details

Members:
Richard Brodie (Chairman)-Annandale South
Ian Carruthers-Annandale South
Sean W Marshall-Annandale South
Henry McClelland-Annandale South
Alan Kay-Community Council Representative
Allan Weild-Community Council Representative
Officials:
Stuart Hamilton - Ward Manager Annandale East and Eskdale
Derek Hextall - Ward Officer Lochar
Jaime Nicholson - Ward Officer Annandale South
Apologies:
John Bonner - Community Council Representative
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

4 Members present, 2 Community Council Representatives and 1 Community Council Representative apology

2 APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN

Decision

 

AGREED to appoint all 4 members in alphabetical order on a rotational chair basis for a 15 month period and as such Richard Brodie was appointed as Chairman of the Sub Committee until end of July 2018.

3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

4 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 22 MARCH 2017

Decision

 

NOTED

5 HAAF NETTING PROJECT - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

NOTED

 

5.1      the work undertaken by the short-life working group to develop an initial project proposal that would preserve and promote the culturally important fishing practice of haaf netting in Annan as detailed in paragraphs 3.3 and 3.4 of the report;

 

5.2     the contents of the letter received from Marine Scotland offering to increase the seed funding offer from £15,000 to £22,000 in Appendix 3 of the report;

 

AGREED

 

5.3    to establish a Project Working Group with the 4 Members from Annan Common Good Sub Committee,  two Members from Annan Fishermen Association and two Representatives from Annan Community Council to develop and deliver the project as set out in paragraphs 3.7, 3.8 and 3.9 of the report;

 

5.4     to delegate authority to the Project Working Group to develop and undertake all activities, including financial management and necessary monitoring, to ensure the successful delivery of the project and to receive progress reports at future meetings of Annan Common Good Sub Committee; and

 

5.5     THANKED Officers of the Communities Directorate and the previous Members of the short life working group for their work in securing the funding.

6 ANY OTHER BUSINESS DEEMED URGENT BY THE CHAIRMAN DUE TO THE NEED FOR A DECISION

Decision

 

NOTED that there was no business deemed urgent by the Chairman due to the need for a decision.