Dumfries Common Good Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday 20 February 2017
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
Colin Smyth-Nith
Donald Beattie-Community Council Representative
Malcolm Campbell-Community Council Representative
Donald MacDonald-Community Council Representative
Hugh McCreadie-Community Council Representative
Officials:
Darren Burns - Governance Officer
Derek Hextall - Ward Officer
Apologies:
Jack Groom - Nith
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

9 Members present, 1 apology, 4 Community Council representatives present.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 9 JANUARY 2017

Decision

 

APPROVED subject to an amendment at item 2, Declarations of Interest, being that Tom A McAughtrie was not a member of the Queens Trust.

4 DUMFRIES COMMON GOOD FISHING - REPORT BY COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Decision

 

NOTED

 

4.1      the level of income generated from fishing ticket sales for the 2016 season as detailed in section 3.1;

 

4.2      the rateable value assessment for the period 01/12/16 - 30/11/17 as detailed in section 3.2;

 

4.3      the catch returns for the 2016 season as detailed in section 3.3;

 

4.4      the fishing ticket prices for 2017 as detailed in section 3.6;

 

4.5      that Water Bailiffs do patrol the river catchment; and

 

4.6      AGREED to adopt the Nith Voluntary Regulations and permit a maximum of two salmon per person, per season and to update the Dumfries Common Good Fishing Regulations 2016 to reflect this.   

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

Decision

 

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