Enterprising Services Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday 13 March 2017
Time:
2:00pm
Place:
Council Offices, English Street, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Archie Dryburgh (Chairman)-Annandale East and Eskdale
Alistair Geddes-Mid Galloway
Ivor A Hyslop-Lochar
Jim McClung-Wigtown West
Graham Nicol-Mid Galloway
Ronnie E Ogilvie-Annandale South
George N Prentice-Castle Douglas and Glenkens
Willie Scobie-Stranraer and North Rhins
Officials:
Alistair M Speedie - Director Economy, Environment and Infrastructure
Ronnie Dempster - Head of Enterprising Services
Mike Fawkes - Roads Construction Maintenance and Waste Collection Manager
Lucy Irons-Young - Governance Officer
Alan Mawson - Facilities Services Operations Manager
Caroline McQuistan - Finance Officer
Steven Trotter - Building Maintenance and Construction Manager
Apologies:
Ian Carruthers - Annandale South
Craig Peacock - Annandale East and Eskdale
Roberta Tuckfield - Wigtown West
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

8 Members present and 3 apologies.

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared.

3 MINUTE OF ENTERPRISING SERVICES SUB COMMITTEE MEETING OF 10 JANUARY 2017

Decision

 

NOTED.

4 ENTERPRISING DG - REFURBISHMENT OF REDUNDANT COUNCIL PROPERTY TO FACILITATE SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIAL UNITS, STAPLETON ROAD DEPOT ANNAN - REPORT BY HEAD OF ENTERPRISING SERVICES

Decision

 

AGREED

4.1   that the site is not marketed for sale immediately; and

 

4.2   that Enterprising DG work up options for the site ranging from the disposal to full redevelopment of the site and report back to this Sub Committee at a future meeting.

5 ENTERPRISING DG - APSE SCOTLAND BUILDING, HOUSING AND RENEWABLES SEMINAR 2017 - REPORT BY HEAD OF ENTERPRISING SERVICES

Decision

 

CONGRATULATED the Apprentice of the year finalists at paragraph 3.5.

6 PRESENTATIONS ON BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE AND ROADS CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES

Decision

 

THANKED Steven Trotter, Building Maintenance and Construction Manager and Mike Fawkes, Roads Construction Maintenance and Waste Collection Manager for the presentations and AGREED for information on the number of refuse staff including details of how long temporary staff have been employed to be reported to Members at a future meeting of this Sub Committee.

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.

8 LOCAL GOVERNMENT SCOTLAND ACT 1973

Decision

 

AGREED adoption of resolution to exclude the public from the meeting in terms of Section 50A (4) and paragraphs 1, 6 and 11 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

EXEMPT
9 ENTERPRISING DG - PRINT UNIT RATIONALISATION OPTIONS - REPORT BY HEAD OF ENTERPRISING SERVICES

PROCEDURE - The Committee was advised of a correction to the report at paragraph 2.1 which should read Appendix 5 not Appendix 6.

 

Report Summary - At Enterprising DG Sub Committee on 10 January 2017 the proposed rationalisation of Enterprising Services Print unit was deferred as to provide a business case including all costings and relevant consultations to be brought back to this Sub Committee.

 

Decision

 

Following a vote being taken by roll call, AGREED

 

9.1   the action plan as set out in Appendix 5 to the report; and

 

9.2   option 1 as set out at paragraphs 7 in the report.