Castle Douglas Common Good Fund Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday 1 June 2016
Time:
9:00am
Place:
Town Hall, Castle Douglas

Attendance Details

Members:
George N Prentice (Chairman)-Castle Douglas and Glenkens
Brian Collins-Castle Douglas and Glenkens
Jane S Maitland-Dee
Officials:
John Enos - Governance Officer
Stephen Hinton-Smith - Finance Officer
Apologies:
Finlay Carson - Castle Douglas and Glenkens
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

3 Members present, 1 apology

 

PROCEDURE - The Sub-Committee noted that John Enos and Stephen Hinton-Smith would be retiring from the Council at the end of June 2016 and wished to record their thanks for all their hard work and advice to the committee over the years and wished them well for the future.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 3 FEBRUARY 2016

Decision

 

APPROVED

4 FINANCIAL PLAN 2016/17 AND OUTTURN TO 31 MARCH 2016 - REPORT BY HEAD OF FINANCE AND PROCUREMENT

Decision

 

NOTED

 

4.1      that the Financial Plan for 2016/17 forecasts that £11,600 would be available for disbursement;

 

4.2      that the outturn for 2015/16 was a small deficit of £1,105;

 

4.3      FURTHER NOTED with regard to income detailed in the Financial Plan, that the Service Manager Area Framework advised that there was no information available on the refurbishment of the Clock Tower Flat and the letting of 5 and 32 St. Andrews Street to indicate when this income may improve; and

 

4.4      FURTHER AGREED to remit to the Service Manager Area Framework Stewartry to write to the Directorate Corporate Services on behalf of the committee to express concerns that the information detailed in paragraph 4.3 of the report had not been made available.

5 APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - REPORT BY HEAD OF CIVIC AND LOCAL SERVICES

Decision

 

5.1     NOTED that the free income available for disbursement of grants in the financial year 2016/2017 is £11,600; and

 

5.2     AGREED a nil award to the Galloway Woodturners as the application failed to demonstrate sufficient impact and benefit to the inhabitants of Castle Douglas.

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

Decision

 

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