Agendas, reports and minutes
Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2016
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A meeting of the Nairnshire Committee will take place in the Chamber, The Courthouse, High Street, Nairn on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 at 10.30 am.
You are invited to attend the meeting and a note of the business to be considered is attached.
Depute Chief Executive/Director of Corporate Development
1. Apologies for Absence
2. Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to consider whether they have an interest to declare in relation to any item on the agenda for this meeting. Any Member making a declaration of interest should indicate whether it is a financial or non-financial interest and include some information on the nature of the interest. Advice may be sought from Officers prior to the meeting taking place.
3. Recess Powers
The Committee is asked to note that the Recess Powers granted by the Council at its meeting on 29 June 2016 have not been exercised in relation to the business of the Nairnshire Committee.
4. Developing Local Priorities for Nairnshire
A’ Leasachadh Phrìomhachasan Ionadail airson Siorrachd Inbhir Narann
There is circulated Report No N/15/16 dated 9 September 2016 by the Depute Chief Executive/Director of Corporate Development which provides an update on the local strategic priorities for Nairnshire.
The Committee is invited to consider and agree the draft local priorities for Nairnshire, as detailed in appendix 1 to the report, and agree that they will be further refined following discussion at a future meeting.
5. Taking Forward Community Partnerships
There is circulated Report No N/16/16 dated 8 September 2016 by the Acting Head of Policy which provides Members with an update on the next steps for establishing a community partnership for Nairnshire area.
The Committee is invited to note the next steps to taking forward local community partnerships within the Nairnshire area.
6. Police Scotland – Area Performance Summary
Poileas Alba – Geàrr-chunntas Dèanadais Sgìreil
There is circulated Report No N/17/16 by the South Highland Area Commander for Police which provides a local summary update on progress with reference to the local priorities within the Highland 2014-2017 Policing Plan.
The Committee is invited to scrutinise and discuss the progress report in relation to the four priorities – Road Safety, Drug Dealing and Misuse, Antisocial Behaviour and Dishonesty.
7. Digital Inclusion
A presentation will be given on Digital Inclusion at the meeting by Ms Jenny Scotson, Business Change Manager from Corporate Improvement.
8. Nairn Common Good Fund – Quarter 1 Monitoring Report
Maoin Math Coitcheann Inbhir Narann
There is circulated joint report No N/18/16 dated 9 September 2016 by the Director of Finance and Inverness City Manager which updates Members on the Nairn Common Good Fund (NCGF) for the financial year 2016 / 17.
The Committee is invited to note the position of the Nairn Common Good Fund as shown in the Quarter 1 Monitoring Statement against budget.
9. Housing Performance Report – 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016
Aithisg Dèanadais Taigheadais – 1 Faoilleach 2016 gu 30 Ògmhios 2016
There is circulated Report No N/19/16 dated 1 September 2016 by the Director of Community Services which provides information on how the Housing Section performed in relation to Scottish Social Housing Charter and other performance indicators up to 30 June 2016.
The Committee is invited to scrutinise the information provided on housing performance in the period 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016.
10. Grounds Maintenance Performance Monitoring Interim Report
Aithisg Sgrùdaidh Eadar-amail mu Dhèanadas Cumail Suas Raoin
There is circulated Report No N/20/16 dated 9 September 2016 by the Director of Community Services which provides details performance management information of the Grounds Maintenance Service covering the period of 1 April to 9 September 2016.
The Committee is invited to:-
i. scrutinise the performance management and remedial action information provided on the grounds maintenance service set out in the report;
ii. note the management actions taken to address the performance issues identified; and
iii. agree to review required service standards at future Ward Business Meetings
11. The Courthouse, High Street, Nairn – Condition Survey
An Taigh-Cùrtach, An Àrd-Shràid, Inbhir Narann – Suirbhidh Staid
There is circulated Report No N/21/16 dated 9 September 2016 by the Director of Development and Infrastructure advising that a condition survey has been undertaken to identify repairs/works required to The Courthouse clock tower as a result of water ingress.
The Committee is invited to note:-
i. the actions taken to determine the repair issues associated with The Courthouse, High Street, Nairn; and
ii. that the project team will report back to the Committee on a regular basis.
There are circulated for noting Minutes of Meeting of the Nairnshire Committee held on 20 April 2016, which were approved by the Council on 12 May 2016.
13. Exclusion of the Public
Às-dùnadh a’ Phobaill
The Committee is asked to resolve that, under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 6 and 9 of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act.
14.Nairn Common Good Ground, Parkdean Holiday Parks Limited – Lease Variation
Fearann Math Coitcheann Inbhir Narann, Pàircean Shaor-làithean Parkdean Eta – Caochladh Aonta-màil
There is circulated to Members only Report No N/22/16 dated 18 August 2016 by the Director of Development and Infrastructure in relation to a proposal to vary the lease in respect of Parkdean Holiday Park, Nairn.
The Committee is invited to consider the recommendations as set out in the report.
- Item 4. Developing Local Priorities for Nairnshire Report, 302.72 KB
- Item 5. Taking Forward Community Partnerships Report, 165.67 KB
- Item 6. Police Scotland – Area Performance Summary Report, 289.81 KB
- Item 8. Nairn Common Good Fund – Quarter 1 Monitoring Report Report, 151.65 KB
- Item 9. Housing Performance Report – 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016 Report, 189.19 KB
- Item 10. Grounds Maintenance Performance Monitoring Interim Report Report, 170.15 KB
- Item 11. The Courthouse, High Street, Nairn – Condition Survey Report, 131.75 KB