Annandale and Eskdale Area Committee (Business) Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 28 June 2017
Time:
10:00am
Place:
Council Chambers, Town Hall, Annan

Attendance Details

Members:
Stephen Thompson (Chairman) - Annandale North
Adam Wilson (Vice-Chairman) - Annandale North
Richard Brodie - Annandale South
Ian Carruthers - Annandale South
Archie Dryburgh - Annandale East and Eskdale
Douglas Fairbairn - Annandale North
Gail Macgregor - Annandale North
Sean W Marshall - Annandale South
Henry McClelland - Annandale South
Ronnie Tait - Annandale East and Eskdale
In attendance:
Jamie Ferguson - Community Development and Empowerment Manager
Stuart Hamilton - Ward Manager Annandale East and Eskdale
Lucy Irons Young - Governance Officer
Apologies:
Karen Carruthers - Annandale East and Eskdale
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

 8 Members present, 1 Apology, 2 Members not present at the start of the meeting

 

The Chair welcomed everyone to this first meeting of the Annandale and Eskdale area Committee since the Council Elections and thanked the previous Chair Ronnie Ogilvie and Vice Chair Sean Marshall . The Chair requested a letter of thanks to be sent.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 DELEGATION TO ANNANDALE AND ESKDALE COMMITTEE - REPORT BY DIRECTOR CORPORATE SERVICES

Decision

 

NOTED the remit of the Annandale and Eskdale Area Committee as detailed at 3.2 in the report.

 

MEMBER - Ronnie Tait entered the meeting - 9 Members present

4 ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ANNAN; LOCHMABEN AND LOCKERBIE; LANGHOLM; AND MOFFAT COMMON GOOD FUNDS - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

AGREED

 

4.1     to administer  the Annan Common Good via the establishment and delegation to an Annan Common Good Sub Committee;

 

4.2    to incorporate the administration of all Annan Common Good business as detailed at paragraph 3.5 of the report;

 

4.3    the appointment of Annandale South Elected Members to an Annan Common Good Sub-Committee as follows:-

 

Richard Brodie, Ian Carruthers, Sean Marshall and Henry McClelland;

 

4.4    to invite  two Community Councillors from The Royal Burgh of Annan Community Council to represent the views of the Royal Burgh of Annan Community Council on Annan Common Good ;

 

MEMBER - Gail Macgregor entered the meeting - 10 Members present

 

4.5     to administer the Lockerbie and Lochmaben Common Good via the establishment and delegation to and Lockerbie and Lochmaben Common Good Sub Committee;

 

4.6    to incorporate the administration of all Lockerbie and Lochmaben Common Good business as detailed at paragraph 3.12 of the report;

 

4.7     the appointment of Annandale North Elected Members to  Lockerbie and Lochmaben Common Good Sub-Committee as follows:-

 

Douglas Fairbairn, Gail Macgregor, Stephen Thompson and Adam Wilson

 

4.8    to invite one community councillor from Lockerbie and District Community Council and one community councillor from  Royal Burgh of Lochmaben  Community Council to be a representative on the Lockerbie and Lochmaben Common Good Sub Committee; and

 

4.9    that the Langholm and Moffat Common Good Funds are dealt with by the Annandale and Eskdale Area Committee as set out in paragraph 3.14 of the report.

5 ANNANDALE & ESKDALE AREA COMMITTEE DISCRETIONARY GRANT BUDGET 2017/18 AND LOCAL ANTI-POVERTY FUND 2017/18 - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

NOTED

 

5.1     the funding available for disbursement in 2017/18 by this Committee in paragraphs 3.1 and 3.3 of the report;

 

AGREED

 

5.6     to award funding to the following applications from the general fund:-

 

AE027 - Galloway Fisheries Trust - £3,575 subject to match funding being in place;

 

AE030 - Dumfries & Galloway LGBT Plus - £2,079;

 

5.7     to award funding to the following application from the Local Anti - Poverty Fund:-

 

AE028 - Annan & District Day Centre - £5,500; and

 

5.8     the timescales for the second round of the Discretionary Grant / Local Anti-Poverty Fund in paragraph 3.5 of the report.

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.