Annandale and Eskdale Area Committee (Business) Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 23 May 2018
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
Karen Carruthers - Annandale East and Eskdale
Archie Dryburgh - Annandale East and Eskdale
Gail Macgregor - Annandale North
Henry McClelland - Annandale South
Officials:
Brian Asher - Rector of Lockerbie Academy
Gillian Brydson - Head of Education
Richard Grieveson - Head of Lifelong Learning & Wellbeing
Stuart Hamilton - Ward Manager Annandale East and Eskdale
Alastair Johnson - Service Leader, Estate Management
Jimmy Marshall - Locality Social Work Manager
Lee Seton - Wellbeing Manager
Claire Rogerson - Governance Officer
Steven Wylie - Ward Officer Annandale North
In attendance:
Gary Sheehan - Locality Manager - Health and Social Care
Apologies:
Doug Fairbairn - Annandale North
Sean W Marshall - Annandale South
Ronnie Tait - Annandale East and Eskdale
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

6 Members present, 3 Apologies, 2 not present at start of meeting.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 28 MARCH 2018

Decision

 

APPROVED

 

MEMBER - Gail Macgregor entered the meeting - 7 Members present

4 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE - PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT REPORTING FOR AREA COMMITTEE MEETINGS - REPORT BY HEAD OF SOCIAL WORK/CHIEF SOCIAL WORK OFFICER

MEMBER - Richard Brodie entered the meeting - 8 Members present

 

Decision

 

4.1     REVIEWED and SCRUTINISED the overall summary of performance outlined in the Appendix of the report;

 

4.2     CONSIDERED the actions proposed to improve performance in support of the 9 National Health and Wellbeing Outcomes and the commitments of the Locality Plan; the future monitoring of areas which have not met the targets or aims; and RECOGNISED the areas of good practice/high performance where the target have been exceeded;

 

4.3     NOTED that following feedback from Area Committees, the Integration Joint Board Performance and Finance Committee agreed on 19th April 2018 to officers further developing the Area Committee reporting template to address some of the points made specifically in relation to the current reporting document;

 

4.4      REQUESTED that information on the new General Practitioner contracts is provided in the next report;

 

4.5     RECOMMENDED the following matters for consideration by the Integration Joint Board

4.5.1   Welcomed that the report template is to be improved and asked that the following be considered;

 

REQUESTED

 

4.5.2      the review of Area Committee template be conducted in the context of how information is shared across other forums such as Social Work Service Committee, Children and Young People and Lifelong Learning Committee and Integration Joint Board;

 

4.5.3      that there be more emphasis on providing more meaningful information moving away from data only performance indicators to improve scrutiny and provide  a greater understanding of how the service is being  delivered;

 

4.5.4      that recognition is given to the importance of local reference groups in taking forward engagement on local issues; and

 

4.5.5     that urgent recognition be given to improving  the technology systems used across the  Health and Social Care Partnership in order to enhance the sharing of  information so all relevant parties can access information required to improve the services provided;

5 DIRECTOR’S 6 MONTH (APRIL - SEPTEMBER) ASSESSMENT OF THE CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND LIFELONG LEARNING DIRECTORATE BUSINESS PLAN PERFORMANCE - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND LIFELONG LEARNING

MEMBER- Archie Dryburgh left the meeting - 7 members present

Decision

NOTED

5.1      Appendix 1 of the report as the Dumfries and Galloway position of the indicators reported at Area Level;

5.2      the Education Services literacy and numeracy summary 2016/2017 (Annandale & Eskdale) as set out in Appendix 2 of the report;

5.3      the Education Services literacy and numeracy summary 2016/2017 (Annandale & Eskdale) as set out in Appendix 3 of the report;

5.4      the (Annandale & Eskdale) Area School Inspections to date as set out in Appendix 4 of the report;

5.5      the performance summary for Lifelong Learning and Wellbeing Annandale & Eskdale) at Appendix 5 of the report; and

5.6      REQUESTED that as the Children, Young People, Lifelong Learning Business Plan is developed that consideration be given on how Childrens Services and the Integrated Services for Children are reported back at an area level.
 

6 MOFFAT CAN LTD (CARBON-NEUTRAL), FORMER BURGH YARD, ANNANSIDE, MOFFAT- REPORT BY HEAD OF ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT HUMAN RESOURCES AND ASSETS

MEMBERS - Ian and Karen Carruthers left the meeting - 5 Members present

 

Decision

 

6.1     DEFERRED to provide Moffat CAN Ltd (Carbon-Neutral) the opportunity to review and further enhance the proposed Business Plan and to conduct further community engagement; and

 

6.2     FURTHER REQUESTED that Legal Services provide more information on paragraphs 3.6 and 3.7 of the report particularly  in relation to the triggering of re-conveyancing and whether changing to Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation requires a variation to the lease.

7 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.