Lockerbie and Lochmaben Common Good Fund Minutes

Date:
Tuesday 29 August 2017
Time:
6:00pm
Place:
Town Hall, High Street, Lockerbie

Attendance Details

Members:
Stephen Thompson (Chairman)-Annandale North
Gail Macgregor-Annandale North
Adam Wilson-Annandale North
Doreen Jenkins-Community Council Representative
Dugald Pettigrew-Community Council Representative
Officials:
Steven Wylie - Ward Officer Annandale North
Apologies:
Douglas Fairbairn - Annandale North
Item Number Item/Description
PUBLIC
1 SEDERUNT AND APOLOGIES

3 Members Present , 2 Community Council Representatives and 1 Apology

2 APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN

Decision

 

AGREED to appoint Stephen Thompson as Chairman of the Sub Committee.
 

3 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

NONE declared

4 MINUTE OF MEETING OF 13 SEPTEMBER 2016

Decision

 

APPROVED

5 FORMER WORKSHOP, KIRK LANE, LOCKERBIE - PROPOSED COMMUNITY ASSET TRANSFER - REPORT BY DIRECTOR COMMUNITIES

Decision

 

CONSIDERED

 

5.1      the Lochmaben Men’s Shed Business Plan, as detailed in Appendix 1 of the report, for the community asset transfer of the former Community Payback workshop, Kirk Lane, Lockerbie;

 

5.2    the options available to the Council as described at paragraph 3.15 of the report; and

 

5.3     AGREED to Option 2 as detailed as follows : Agree to recommend to Policy and Resources Committee that a community asset transfer be made to the Trust for a nominal sum, with the condition that the required capital funding for the project is secured by a certain date. Given the content of the business plan at appendix 1, a date of 1st of April 2018 would appear to be reasonable;

 

REQUESTED

 

5.4     clarification that  Buildings Insurance would transfer to the applicant on transfer of the asset;

 

5.5   that consideration be given to changing the name to Lockerbie and Lochmaben Mens shed to encourage members from both Lockerbie and Lochmaben communities; and

 

5.6    that in the event of  the organisation folding, ownership of the property would  revert to the Common Good.
 

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.