Agenda and minutes

Venue: Members Room, Kilmory, Lochgilphead

Contact: Danielle Finlay, Senior Area Committee Assistant - 01631 567945 

Items
Note No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

There were no apologies intimated.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest intimated.

3.

MINUTES

3a

Oban Common Good Fund - 10th February 2017 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Oban Common Good Fund meeting held on 10th February 2017 were approved as a correct record.

3b

Special Oban Common Good Fund - 10th March 2017 pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Special Oban Common Good Fund meeting held on 10th March 2017 were approved as a correct record.

3c

Special Oban Common Good Fund - 20th March 2017 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Special Oban Common Good Fund meeting held on 20th March 2017 were approved as a correct record.

4.

APPOINTMENT OF CHAIR OF OBAN COMMON GOOD FUND pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Report by Area Governance Manager

Minutes:

A report inviting the Trustees of the Oban Common Good Fund to appoint a Chair of the fund was considered.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees nominated Councillor Elaine Robertson to be the Chair of the Oban Common Good Fund. 

 

Proposed by Councillor Kieron Green            Seconded by:  Councillor Jim Lynch

 

(Ref:  Report by Area Governance Manager dated 29th June 2017, submitted).

 

The Chair welcomed the new Trustees to the Fund and thanked previous Trustees for their input.

5.

OBSERVERS TO OBAN COMMON GOOD FUND pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report by Area Governance Manager

Minutes:

A report providing the Trustees of the Oban Common Good Fund with information on the work undertaken by previous trustees in ensuring openness and transparency of decision making by the Fund, and inviting them to consider any steps they may wish to take to ensure continuation of this approach, was considered.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees:

 

1.          Noted the work previously undertaken to ensure openness and transparency of decision making by the Oban Common Good Fund; and

2.          Agreed to write to the Chair of Oban Community Council and the Church Community to ask for nominations for Observers to sit on the Fund which will be taken to the next meeting of the Oban Common Good Fund in August.

 

(Ref:  Report by Area Governance Manager dated 29th June 2017, submitted).

6.

CORRESPONDENCE

6a

MS Centre pdf icon PDF 34 KB

Minutes:

The Trustees considered a thank you letter from the MS Centre.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees noted the information provided.

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7.

END OF PROJECT MONITORING FORMS

7a

MS Centre pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Minutes:

The Trustees considered an end of project monitoring form from the MS Centre.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees noted the information provided.

 

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8.

ACTUAL INCOME EXPENDITURE REPORT

Report by Simmers & Co

Minutes:

A financial statement detailing the current position of investment transaction for the period 1st April 2017 – 31st May 2017 was considered.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees noted the information provided.

 

(Ref:  Financial Statement by David McGregor, Simmers & Co dated 29th June 2017, submitted).

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9.

APPLICATION SUMMARY

Minutes:

The Trustees noted the application summary for the continued and new applications.

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10.

NEW APPLICATIONS

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10a

Oban Live

Minutes:

The Trustees considered an application from Oban Live.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees asked the Area Governance Manager to write to Oban Live and explain that the Oban Common Good Fund cannot allocate funding retrospectively and welcome them to apply next year.

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10b

3rd Oban Guides

Minutes:

The Trustees considered an application from 3rd Oban Guides.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees agreed to award £1,000.

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10c

North Argyll Eventide Home Association

Minutes:

The Trustees considered an application from North Argyll Eventide Home Association.

 

Decision

 

Unfortunately, the Trustees could not award a grant as the application did not meet the criteria but asked the Area Governance Manager to write to North Argyll Eventide Home Association explaining the criteria and welcoming any future applications.

11.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Minutes:

It was agreed that the Senior Area Committee Assistant would email the Trustees with possible dates for the next Oban Common Good Fund meeting in August.

 

Trustees agreed that the following wording be added to the Oban Common Good Fund application form:

 

“We would encourage those who benefit from the Oban Comon Good Fund to acknowledge this support in any publicity material or event”

 

The Trustees agreed to have a photo taken of all new members of the fund to include the Oban Common Good Fund banner and have this sent into the Oban Times for publicity.

 

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