Kirkcudbright Common Good Fund Sub Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday 15 August 2016
Time:
9.00am
Place:
Council Offices, Daar Road, Kirkcudbright

Attendance Details

Members:
Colin Wyper (Chairman)-Dee
Patsy Gilroy-Dee
Jane S Maitland-Dee
Officials:
Harry Thomson - Head of Civic and Local Services
David Lockwood - Art Gallery Project Lead Officer
Gemma Lowery - Treasury and Capital Manager
Darren Burns - Governance Officer
In attendance:
Derek Collins - Kirkcudbright Community Council representative
Lindsay Forbes - Kirkcudbright Community Council representative
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

3 Members present

2 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

3 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 1 JUNE 2016

Decision

 

AGREED

4 KIRKCUDBRIGHT ART GALLERY PROJECT - REPORT BY HEAD OF CIVIC AND LOCAL SERVICES

Decision

 

NOTED 

 

4.1       the outcome of the request for grant uplift to Heritage Lottery Fund for the Kirkcudbright Art Gallery Project and the decision of Policy and Resources Committee of 16 June 2016 to remit the Director Communities to make a funding application to Kirkcudbright Common Good Sub Committee;

 

4.2       the Royal Burgh of Kirkcudbright and District Community Council met on 8 August 2016 to consider the grant request to support the Kirkcudbright Art Gallery Project and it was agreed to recommend that the Kirkcudbright Common Good Fund Sub Committee should consider a loan to the project of £200k;

 

4.3       RE-AFFRIMED the commitment for the original project design to create an art gallery of national significance which would be able to house the Galloway Viking Hoard;

 

4.4       AGREED to grant £130k to the Kirkcudbright Art Gallery Project to assist in enabling the project to proceed recognising the recent bequest to the Common Good Fund from the John Mitchell Trust; and

 

4.5       NOTED that there would be an impact on the annual income to the Kirkcudbright Common Good Fund but that on the basis of past performance and demands its annual grant making ability would be largely unaffected.

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

Decision

 

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