Agenda for Monthly Meeting 5-12-2019

AGENDA
MEETING OF DUNLOP & LUGTON COMMUNITY COUNCIL
TO BE HELD ON THURSDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2019
at 7.00PM IN DUNLOP VILLAGE HALL

  1. Welcome, introduction and apologies
  2. Minutes of previous meeting held on Thursday 7th November 2019
  3. Matters arising
  4. Correspondence
  5. Police Report
  6. Reports
    1. Treasurer
    2. Planning
    3. Roads/Rail
  7. Local Councillors
  8. Participatory Budgeting Funding update
  9. Community Action Plan update
  10. Christmas Dazzle Off
  11. Any other competent business
  12. Date of next meeting

This meeting is open to all – everybody most welcome to attend.

Minutes of Meeting 7-11-2019

MINUTES OF MONTHLY MEETING HELD IN DUNLOP VILLAGE HALL AT 7.00PM ON THURSDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2019

APOLOGIES
Cllr John McFadzean

PRESENT – MEMBERS
J Young (Chair), D Caulfield (Vice Chair), A Pinkerton (Treasurer), E Lochhead (Secretary), I Kerr, P Graham, E Ferguson, J Taylor, J Gaskin, M Brindley, L Shuttleton

PRESENT – COUNCILLORS
Cllr Ellen Freel

IN ATTENDANCE
3 members of the public, 1 police officers

WELCOME
J Young welcomed everyone to the meeting

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None

MINUTES
Minutes of the monthly meeting held on Thursday 3rd October 2019 –
Approved M Brindley, Seconded by I Kerr

POLICE REPORT
No crimes to report. If members of the public have any concerns phone Police on 101

CORRESPONDENCE
Read out/circulated – relevant public notices to be posted on Community Council website

TREASURER’S REPORT
Nothing to report – no income or expenditure in October. There will be expenditure relating to Remembrance Day wreath, Lugton lights and Dunlop Christmas tree on next month’s report.

Sign for planters at train station still to be finalised.

PLANNING REPORT

  • McLarens Nursery – demolition and rebuild of glasshouse
  • Wigwams, Lugton – a site visit by East Ayrshire Council Planning department is expected to be carried out in response to concerns raised by residents of Lugton. Cllr Freel will follow this matter up and community council will write to Network Rail

ROADS/RAIL REPORT

  • Cats eyes at Lugton to be cleared up
  • Footpath at Lugton not cleared to date – MB will contact EAC
  • Future road closures will be emailed to community council
  • Views from members of the public on local road and pavement repairs/resurfacing is being collated by community council and will be forwarded to Ayrshire Roads Alliance. Any further views can be added to those already received.
  • Two new large planters will be installed in Dunlop

LOCAL COUNCILLORS’ REPORTS

  • Cllr Freel reported on Ayrshire Roads Alliance presentation to Council including discussion on use of plastics in road surfacing

PARTICIPATORY BUDGET FUNDING EVENT UPDATE

  • Community Council awaiting confirmation of criteria (Clean, Green and Vibrant) from Vibrant Communities. J Young suggested a date in February for the event be agreed and that a fixed timetable presented at the next meeting
  • DC to work on organising a steering group
  • All groups within the village will be contacted directly as soon as details finalised and a notice placed in the Dunlop Diary

CHRISTMAS DAZZLE OFF UPDATE

  • Location of utilities being checked before Christmas tree planted at Burnhouse Cottages
  • Lights have been purchased and judge appointed for the Dazzle Off competition
  • Suggested date of switch on Monday 2nd December to tie in with Christingle event
  • AP to organise printing of leaflets
  • Purchase of rope lights being considered for lampposts

AOCB

  • Dunlop 2020 calendar now available costing £6
  • Summer baskets to be removed Sat 10th Volunteers have been organised.
  • Request Community Payback Team to strim area of overgrowth on Lugton Road. Cllr Freel to follow this up.
  • EL agreed that minutes be displayed 14 days after monthly meeting
  • J Young thanked everyone for their attendance.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Thursday 5th December 2019 LOCATION AND TIME TO BE CONFIRMED

as the Village hall has been booked on this date


 

EAC Notice: Investing in Communities Fund

New £11.5m fund open: Investing in Communities

A new Scottish Government fund is now open to community groups to help tackle disadvantage, poverty and inequality in communities.

The Fund is open for applications from Tuesday 7th May 2019 until the deadline of Friday 14th June and is delivered as part of the Empowering Communities Programme. The Investing in Communities Fund is a new streamlined communities fund to tackle disadvantage, poverty and inequality that encourages community-led development, design and delivery of sustainable local solutions addressing local issues, circumstances and aspirations across a broad range of community led activity

Information on the Investing in Communities Fund

Eligible applicants include community anchor organisations, community councils and third sector organisations that promote or improve the interests of their local communities, and community social enterprises that re-invest profits generated for the sustainable and lasting benefit of the local communities being supported.

The minimum amount which can be applied for is £3,000 over a six month period, while the maximum is £250,000 over three consecutive years providing stability and recognising the need for longer term planning in some projects.

The funding is for 2019 to 2020. The fund is open for applications until 6 pm 14 June 2019 with grant offers expected to commence in September this year.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to investingincommunities@gov.scot
no later than 6 pm on 14 June 2019.

If you have any questions regarding this guidance and/or the application process please send an email to investingincommunities@gov.scot

Download the application form, guidance notes and help notes