Dumfries Common Good Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday 30 March 2015
Time:
6:00pm
Place:
Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Ted Thompson (Chairman)-Lochar
Andy Ferguson-North West Dumfries
Ivor A Hyslop-Lochar
Jeff Leaver-Lochar
John Martin-Nith
Tom A McAughtrie-Abbey
David J McKie-North West Dumfries
Ronnie Nicholson-North West Dumfries
Andrew Crosbie-Community Council Representative
Hugh McCreadie-Community Council Representative
David Slater-Community Council Representative
Officials:
Rhona Lewis - Governance Officer
Roana Clark - Service Manager Framework Nithsdale
Apologies:
Jack Groom - Nith
Colin Smyth - Nith
Alex Smith - Community Council Representative
Item Number Item/Description Action
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

7 Members and 3 Community Council Representatives present, 4 apologies.

 
2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

MEMBER - Andy Ferguson entered the meeting - 8 Members and 3 Community Council Representatives present.

 

NONE declared.
 

 
3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 26 JANUARY 2015

Decision

 

APPROVED.

 
4 FINANCIAL PLAN 2015/16 AND FORECAST OUTTURN FOR 2014/15 - REPORT BY HEAD OF FINANCE

Decision

 

NOTED

 

4.1     a surplus of £6,645 was forecast for 2014/15; and

4.2     the Financial Plan 2015/16 estimated that there would be £16,430 available to be disbursed as grants.
 

 
5 DUMFRIES COMMON GOOD DEFERRED GRANT REPORT - REPORT BY HEAD OF IMPROVEMENT AND ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

PROCEDURE - Ivor A Hyslop and Ronnie Nicholson having not been present at the previous meeting when this matter was deferred, considered that they were not in receipt of the fullest information and therefore determined that they would not take part in the decision for this item.

 

Decision

 

5.1     NOTED the remaining grant amount of £5,000 available for disbursement ;

 

AGREED

 

5.2      to award £5,000 to the Troqueer Parent and Friends Council for the Trim Trail Improvements within the boundary of Troqueer school NOTING that the school would become responsible for all future maintenance, servicing, repairs and Health & Safety and that access would be made available to the wider public; and

 

5.3    that a report reviewing the Dumfries Common Good criteria be brought to a future meeting.

Senior Manager Legal and Regulatory

6 BUSINESS UPDATE - REPORT BY HEAD OF IMPROVEMENT AND ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Decision

 

NOTED the Dumfries Common Good Fund progress report.

 
7 BURGH WATER ACTION PLAN - REPORT BY HEAD OF IMPROVEMENT AND ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Decision

 

7.1     NOTED the progress on the Action Plan; and

  

7.2     AGREED  a proposed contracted programme of works for Nith District Salmon Fishery Board 2015/16.

 
8 REGISTER OF ASSETS - REPORT BY ASSISTANT CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Decision

 

NOTED the progress made to date with the asset register for Dumfries Common Good.

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

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

 

Action Details

ItemDetail
5 Action by Senior Manager Legal and Regulatory - Criteria was reviewed by a subsequent Committee