Annandale and Eskdale Area Committee (Business) Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 22 February 2017
Time:
10.00am
Place:
Council Chambers, Town Hall, Annan

Attendance Details

Members:
Ronnie E Ogilvie (Chairman)-Annandale South
Richard Brodie-Annandale South
Ian Carruthers-Annandale South
Archie Dryburgh-Annandale East and Eskdale
Gail Macgregor-Annandale North
Denis R Male-Annandale East and Eskdale
Stephen Thompson-Annandale North
In attendance:
Ewan Green - Head of Economic Development
Stuart Hamilton - Ward Manager Annandale East and Eskdale
Lucy Irons Young - Governance Officer
Apologies:
Sean W Marshall (Vice-Chairman) - Annandale South
Karen Carruthers - Annandale East and Eskdale
Peter Diggle - Annandale North
Douglas Fairbairn - Annandale North
Craig Peacock - Annandale East and Eskdale
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

6 Members present, 5 Apologies, 1 Member not present at the start of the meeting

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 25 JANUARY 2017

Decision

 

APPROVED

4 PERFORMANCE REPORTING - ECONOMY ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE - REPORT BY DIRECTOR ECONOMY ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

MEMBER - Gail Macgregor entered the meeting - 7 members present

 

Decision

 

4.1     REVIEWED the overall performance of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure for the period 1 April 2016 - 30 September 2016; and

  

4.2    CONSIDERED and NOTED that there were no aspects of performance to be referred to the Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee.

5 AREA COMMITTEE DISCRETIONARY GRANT BUDGET 2016/17 - REPORT BY COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Decision

 

5.1   CONSIDERED and AGREED to consolidate the remaining balances into the general budget for distribution as detailed at paragraph 3.3 of the report; and

 

5.2    AGREED to carry forward the remaining budget of £13,788 to the 2017-18 Discretionary Grant Budget as detailed at paragraph 3.6 of the report

6 AREA COMMITTEE DISCRETIONARY GRANT BUDGET 2016/17 GRANT APPLICATIONS AND CONSOLIDATION OF BALANCES - REPORT BY COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Decision

 

NOTED

 

6.1   the one application granted under delegated authority as detailed at paragraph 3.2 of the report;

 

6.2    the funding available for disbursement as detailed at paragraph 3.4 of the report;

 

6.3  REVIEWED the further information received in relation to the application from Lochmaben Action Group with regards to the ownership of the facility as detailed at paragraphs 3.56-3.9 of the report;

 

6.4  CONSIDERED  the request for funding as detailed in the Appendix and AGREED to follow the recommendation of the scoring panel and make a nil award to Lochmaben Action Group as detailed in the Appendix of the report.    
 

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

Decision

 

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