Crichton Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Friday 6 November 2015
Time:
11:00am
Place:
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Rd, Dfs

Attendance Details

Members:
Colin Smyth (Chairman)-Nith
Ivor A Hyslop-Lochar
John Martin-Nith
Tom A McAughtrie-Abbey
Ronnie Nicholson-North West Dumfries
Andrew S Wood-Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Officials:
Alistair M Speedie - Director of Economy, Environment and Infrastructure
Ewan Green - Head of Economic Development
Graham O'Reu - Chair, Crichton Trust
Robert Shaw - Chief Executive Officer, Crichton Trust
Claire Thomson - Governance Officer
Apologies:
Rob Davidson - Abbey
Jack Groom - Nith
Gail Macgregor - Annandale North
Jane S Maitland - Dee
Willie Scobie - Stranraer and North Rhins
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

6 Members present, 5 apologies.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Ronnie Nicholson declared an interest in all items by virtue of the fact that he was a Member of the Health Board and had determined that his interest was such that there was no requirement for him to leave the meeting for consideration of these items.

3 CRICHTON TRUST BUSINESS PLAN 2015-16 - PROGRESS REPORT - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Decision

 

3.1   REVIEWED the overall performance to date in delivery of the Crichton Trust Business Plan 2015-16; and

 

3.2   CONSIDERED any aspects of performance to be referred to the Crichton Trust for further clarification.

4 CRICHTON DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

PROCEDURE - The Committee was given a presentation on the Crichton Development Framework.

 

Decision

 

4.1   ENDORSED the Crichton Development Framework; and

 

4.2   NOTED that the Crichton Development Framework would be the subject of a future report to the Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee as detailed in section 3.4 of the report.

5 VARIATION TO LEASE - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Decision

 

DEFERRED consideration of this item for further information to be provided on the implications of these variations and all other terms and conditions of the lease and for a special meeting of this Committee be arranged for this single item agenda.

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.

7 LOCAL GOVERNMENT SCOTLAND ACT 1973

Decision

 

AGREED adoption of resolution to exclude the public from the meeting in terms of Section 50A (4) and paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

EXEMPT
8 APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEES - REPORT BY DIRECTOR OF ECONOMY, ENVIRONMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Decision

 

8.1   AGREED the appointment of Trustees as: Ms Aileen Brown, Mr Sean Duffy, Mr Dan Macdonald, Mr Ian Macmillan and Mr Gary Mappin; and

 

8.2   NOTED that a joint seminar for Trustees and Members of this Committee will be held as part of the development of the Crichton Trust Business Plan 2016-17.