Agenda and minutes

Venue: Municipal Buildings, Albany Street, Oban

Contact: Karen Campbell 

Items
Note No. Item

The Chair convened the meeting at 10am and in the absence of a quorum immediately adjourned the meeting until 2pm.  The meeting reconvened at 2pm.

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were submitted from Councillor Sir Jamie McGrigor, Dugald Cameron and Marri Malloy.

          

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were submitted.

3.

Minutes

3a

Oban Common Good Fund 5th June 2019 pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Oban Common Good Fund held on 5th June 2019 were approved as a correct record.

 

3b

Oban Common Good Fund Special Meeting 12th June 2019 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the Oban Common Good Fund Special Meeting held on 12th June 2019 were approved as a correct record.

 

4.

Revised Application Criteria and Distribution Guidance pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report by Area Governance Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report was submitted on the revised application criteria and distribution guidance following the decisions of the Trustees on 12th June 2019.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees noted the revised application and distribution criteria.

 

(Ref:  Report by Area Governance Officer dated 13th August 2019, submitted)

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5.

Actual Income Expenditure Report

Report by Simmers & Co

Minutes:

A financial statement detailing the current position Oban Common Good Fund was presented, on behalf of Simmers and Company, by the Area Governance Officer.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees noted the income and expenditure report.

 

(Ref:  Financial Report by David McGregor, Simmers & Co, submitted)

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6.

Update on Outstanding Grant Applications

Report by Area Governance Officer

Minutes:

The Area Governance Officer provided details of the current status of the grant applications which had yet to be drawn down.

 

Decision

 

The Trustees:

 

1.    Noted the update;

2.    Agreed to extend the period during which Bid4Oban could draw down their funding on the basis of the update by their Chief Executive indicating works should be complete in the next 2 weeks.

3.    Agreed to release half of the total amount awarded to Bid4Oban immediately with the remain funds being release upon confirmation that the project had been completed.

4.    Agreed to increase the award previously made to Oban FM from £4779.75 to £4821.76 and that this sum be paid directly to Argyll and Bute Council who had undertaken a procurement exercise for the equipment on behalf of the Oban Common Good Fund.

 

(Ref: Report by Area Governance Officer dated 20th August 2019, submitted)

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7.

End of Project Monitoring

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7a

MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust

Minutes:

The Trustees noted the end of project report.

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7b

New Start Oban

Minutes:

The Trustees noted the end of project report.

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7c

Oban and District Guides

Minutes:

The Trustees noted the end of project report.

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7d

Oban Police Scotland Youth Volunteers

Minutes:

The Trustees noted the end of project report.

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7e

Oban Youth Cafe

Minutes:

The Trustees noted the end of project report.

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8.

New Applications

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9.

Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis

Minutes:

The Trustees gave consideration to the application received from Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis.

 

Decision:

 

The Trustees agreed to award the applicant up to £2000 towards to costs of furnishing and decorating a dedicated support room within the applicant’s office.

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10.

Authorised Signatories

Report by Area Governance Officer

Minutes:

A report recommending changes to the Authorised Signatories for the Oban Common Good Fund was submitted by the Area Governance Officer.

 

Decision:

 

The Trustees agreed to the recommendation contained at paragraph 3 of the submitted report.

 

(Ref:  Report by Area Governance Officer dated 13 August 2019, submitted)

11.

Date of Next Meeting

Minutes:

The next ordinary meeting of the Oban Common Good Fund will be held on Thursday 21st November 2019 at 2pm in Municipal Buildings, Oban.