4.1 the contents of this report, including:- (i) the legislative framework regarding property transfers from the Council to the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) as set out in para 3.1; (ii) the Principles of Transfer of Property, Rights, Liabilities and Obligations (PRiLO) as set out at Appendix 1; (iii) the recommended processes regarding the transfer of individual categories of PRiLO as set out in the handling document (Appendix 2); (iv) the Dispute Resolution Process (Appendix 3); and (v) the list of heritable property, provided at Appendix 4, which has been identified as requiring to transfer from Dumfries & Galloway Council to the Scottish Police Authority;
4.2 that there was a potential dispute regarding the Councils continued ownership of the former Langholm Police Station and the former Police Garages at Albert Place, Langholm and that this was likely to require to be considered through the dispute resolution process;
4.3 AGREED that all identified property, rights, liabilities and obligations, other than those which may require to be referred to dispute resolution (former Langholm Police Station and the former Police Garages at Albert Place, Langholm) transfer to the Scottish Police Authority;
4.4 that the Councils position on the above would be notified to the Scottish Government through completion of the Agreement Document attached at Annex A;
4.5 that a further report would be provided to Members to confirm the details of the property transfers undertaken including progress on the resolution of identified disputes;
4.6 that pre-emption clauses would be sought within the asset transfer of Police Headquarters, Cornwall Mount, Dumfries, Police Station, Loreburn Street, Dumfries and Police Station, Thornhilll and
4.7 the wish of the Committee that Heritage Assets, such as museum exhibits and civic regalia, should not be transferred, and that clarification be sought on this matter.
MEMBER - Ian Blake left the meeting - 9 Members present