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REPORT BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER SERVICES IN ABSENCE OF A QUORUM FOR THE OBAN COMMON GOOD FUND MEETING held in INTERVIEW ROOM 2, MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS, OBAN on Tuesday, 14 NOVEMBER 2017

 

 

Present:

Councillor Elaine Robertson (Chair)

 

 

Councillor Sir Jamie McGrigor

 

 

Attending:

Melissa Stewart, Area Governance Officer

David McGregor, Simmers & Co

Marri Malloy, Chair of Oban Community Council

Rev Dugald Cameron, Church of Scotland

 

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

 

 

 

Apologies were received from Councillors Kieron Green and Jim Lynch.  As a result, the meeting was inquorate although it was agreed that a discussion on the agenda items could take place with any recommendations being ratified at an adjourned meeting that would take place on Thursday 16th November 2017 in Kilmory, Lochgilphead (at a time and venue yet to be confirmed).  This informal meeting would have the benefit of seeking input from the independent observers.

 

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

 

 

 

Marri Malloy declared a non-financial interest in the application by Oban Viewpoint on the basis that she was a Director of Soroba Community Enterprise, the parent group of Oban Viewpoint Group.  She did not take part in the discussion on this item.

 

3.

MINUTES

 

 

 

It was recommended that the minutes of the Oban Common Good Fund meeting on 29 August 2017 be agreed as a correct record.

 

4.

NEW TRUSTEES PHOTOSHOOT

 

 

It was suggested that the photoshoot should coincide with an Area Committee date, with the independent observers being invited to attend.

 

5.

CORRESPONDENCE

                                                                               

 

(a)

Oban Community Council

 

 

The Trustees received a thank you letter from Oban Community Council which was noted.

 

 

(b)

Soroba Community Enterprise

 

 

The Trustees received a thank you letter from Soroba Community Enterprise which was noted.

 

6.

END OF PROJECT MONITORING FORMS

 

The Trustees considered an end of project monitoring form from the 3rd Oban Guides which was noted.

7.

ACTUAL INCOME EXPENDITURE REPORT

 

 

A financial statement detailing the current position was noted by the Trustees.

 

8.

NEW APPLICATIONS

 

 

(a)

Oban Phoenix Cinema

 

 

 

The Trustees noted that the application was incomplete and that additional information had been sought but not yet received.  It was hoped that the information sought would be available at the adjourned meeting.

 

 

(b)

Oban Viewpoint Group

 

 

 

It was noted that Section 3 of the application form was incomplete and that this would be requested for the adjourned meeting.  In addition, the recently submitted accounts would be circulated.

 

 

(c)

Oban Winter Festival

 

 

 

It was agreed to recommend that the application be approved.

 

 

The Oban Common Good Fund reconvened on Thursday 16th November 2017 at 10.15am in the Council Chamber, Kilmory, Lochgilphead.

 

1.

APOLOGIES pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Jim Lynch, no other attendees were expected

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest intimated.

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MINUTES pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Oban Common Good Fund – 29th August 2017

Minutes:

The minutes of the Oban Common Good Fund held on 29 August 2017 were approved as a correct record.

 

4.

NEW APPLICATIONS

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4a

Oban Phoenix Cinema

Minutes:

The Trustees considered the application from Oban Phoenix Cinema, noting that the further information sought had not yet been provided.

 

Decision

The Trustees determined that they were unable to consider the application at this time and requested that a fresh application be re-submitted for their consideration once the appropriate consents and estimates had been obtained.

 

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4b

Oban Viewpoint Group

Minutes:

The Trustees considered the application from Oban Viewpoint Group.

 

Decision

The Trustees requested that a fresh application be submitted to regularise the application details and supporting documentation.

 

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4c

Oban Winter Festival

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Trustees considered the application from Oban Winter Festival.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees agreed to award £1700 to Oban Winter Festival to provide a promotional video.

The Committee resolved in terms of Section 50(A)(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, to exclude the public for the following items of business on the grounds that it was likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.