Agendas, reports and minutes

Nairnshire Committee

Date: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

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A meeting of the Nairnshire Committee will take place in the Chamber, The Courthouse, High Street, Nairn on Wednesday, 14 March 2018 at 10.30am.

You are invited to attend the meeting and a note of the business to be considered is attached.

Yours faithfully

Stewart Fraser
Head of Corporate Governance


1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest
Foillseachaidhean Com-pàirt

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. Presentation – Head Teacher – Nairn Academy
Taisbeanaidhean – Ceannardan-sgoile – Nairn Academy

A presentation will be undertaken at the meeting by the Head Teacher of Nairn Academy on Curriculum for Excellence - how Nairn Academy is developing its learner pathways to maximise pupil achievement and attainment.

4. Police Scotland – Area Performance Summary
Poileas Alba – Geàrr-chunntas Dèanadais Sgìreil

There is circulated Report No N/01/18 dated 28 February 2018 by the South Highland Area Commander 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 against the objectives set within the Highland and Islands Local Policing Plan 2017-20 Year 1, attached as Annex A to this report, for the period covering 1 April - 31 December 2017.

5. Nairn Common Good Fund – Budget Setting for 2018/19 and Quarter 3 2017/18 Monitoring Report
Maoin Math Coitcheann Inbhir Narann – Aithisg Sgrùdaidh Cairteil 3 agus Suidheachadh Buidseit 2018/19

There is circulated joint report No N/02/18 dated 28 February 2018 by the Director of Corporate Resources and the Inverness City Manager. 

The Committee is invited to:-

i. agree the Nairn Common Good Fund budget for 2018/19 detailed within the report;
ii. note the reference to a potential ‘Grant Funding Scheme’ and that a report on the application process and criteria will be presented to Committee when this proposal becomes viable; and
iii. note the position of the Nairn Common Good Fund as shown in the Quarter 3 Revenue Monitoring Statement against Budget.

6. Housing Performance Report – 1 April to 31 December 2017
Aithisg Coileanaidh Taigheadais – 1 Giblean gu 31 Dubhlachd 2017

There is circulated Report No N/03/18 dated 27 February 2018 by the Director of Community Services.

The Committee is invited to consider the information provided on housing performance for the period 1 April to 31 December 2017.

7. Nairn Roads Maintenance Programme 2018/19
Prògraman Càradh Rathaidean Inbhir Narann 2018/19

There is circulated Report No N/04/18 dated 26 February 2018 by the Director of Community Services.

The Committee is invited to approve the 2018/19 Roads Maintenance Programme for the Nairn area.

8. Minutes of Previous Meeting
Geàrr-chunntas na Coinneimh Roimhe

There are circulated for noting Minutes of Meeting of the Nairnshire Committee held on 7 December 2017, which were approved by the Council on 14 December 2017.