George D Grant Memorial Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Friday 27 January 2012
Time:
2:00p.m
Place:
Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries

Attendance Details

Members:
Jack Groom (Chairman)-Nith
Alastair Witts-Nith
David J McKie-North West Dumfries
Mrs Jean Grant-Member
Officials:
David Tollick - Area Business Manager
Apologies:
Jeff Leaver - Lochar
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

4 Members present, 1 apology

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

PROCEDURE - Jack Groom declared an interest in Item 4 (Dumfries Town Band) by virtue of being Honorary President and left the meeting during discussion of this item. David J McKie declared an interest in Item 4 (Solway Sk8ing) by virtue of his close association to the Sk8ing Club but deemed that interest declared was not sufficiently material for him to leave the meeting whilst this item was considered.

3 FINANCIAL STATEMENT 2011/12 - REPORT BY HEAD OF FINANCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Decision

 

3.1   NOTED that the Fund would only have free income of £120 available for granting in 2011/12; and

 

3.2   AGREED to allocate some of the surplus built up in previous years to increase the amount available for distribution in the current year.

4 APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING 2011-12 - REPORT BY SERVICE MANAGER AREA FRAMEWORK, NITHSDALE

Decision

 

AGREED

 

4.1    to award Niall Alexander (Scotland Youth Cricketer and member of Dumfries Cricket Club) £300 towards cricket coaching costs;

 

4.2   to award Ian Donaldson (member of 2011-12 World Class Wheelchair Performance Programme Squad for Curling) £200 towards training travel costs;

 

4.3   to make no award to Crichton Golf Club;

 

4.4   to make no award to Dumfries Cricket Club;

 

MEMBER - Jack Groom declared an interest in the following item of business and left the meeting. David J McKie assumed the role of Chairman - 3 Members present.

 

4.5   to award Dumfries Town Band £750 for the purchase of 1 Yamaha Bb Cornet;

 

MEMBER - Jack Groom re-entered the meeting and resumed the role of Chairman - 4 Members present.

 

4.6   NOTED that 13 members of Solway Sk8ing Club resided in the former Burgh of Dumfries and AGREED to award the Club £750 towards the cost of coaching at the Syncronized Skating Development Camp 2012 which would be held 9-10 April 2012;

 

4.7   NOTED that the above applications totaled £2,000, therefore £1,880 would be required from the surplus.

5 ANY OTHER BUSINESS WHICH THE CHAIRMAN MAY DECIDE IS URGENT 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 at this meeting