Agendas, reports and minutes

Lochaber Committee

Date: Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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A meeting of the Lochaber Committee will take place in The Nevis Centre, An Aird,  Fort William on Wednesday 23 January 2019 at 10.30 am.
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. Police Scotland Local Committee Performance Report
    Aithisg Coileanadh Comataidh Ionadail Poileas Alba
There is circulated Report No LA/1/19 by the Area Commander for Police.
The Committee is invited to scrutinise and discuss progress made against the objectives set within the Highland and Islands Local Policing Plan 2017-20 Year 2, attached as Annex A to the report, for the period covering 1 April 2018- 31 December 2018.
4. Fort William 2040 Consultation
    Bùth-obrach Cho-chomhairle Gearasdan 2040
There is circulated Report No. LA/2/19 by the Director of Development and Infrastructure.
Members are asked to:
i  note the comments made through the FW2040 consultation as summarised at Appendix 1;
ii agree the new FW2040 vision statements and diagrams at Appendix 2;
iii consider and provide feedback on the FW2040 Delivery Programme at Appendix 3 and the corresponding FW2040 Masterplan at Appendix 4; and
iv agree next steps and ongoing monitoring arrangements outlined at paragraph 7.1 and 7.2.
5. West Highland and Islands Amended Core Paths Plan, Lochaber Area 
    Plana Atharraichte Phrìomh Cheuman na Gàidhealtachd an Iar agus nan Eilean, Sgìre Loch Abar
There is circulated Report No. LA/3/19 by the Director of Development & Infrastructure.
The Committee is asked to approve the Lochaber area of the West Highland and Islands Amended Core Path Plan to be published for formal consultation. 
6. The Highland Council (B863 North Ballachulish) (30mph Speed Restriction) Order 2019
    Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd (B863 Baile a’ Chaolais a Tuath) Òrdugh (Cuingealachadh Astair 30 msu) 2019
There is circulated Report No. LA/4/19 by the Director of Community Services.
Members are invited to approve the introduction of a 30mph speed restriction in North Ballachulish and to approve the preparation and advertising of a Draft Order and the making of the Order should there be no unresolved objection.
7. Housing Revenue Account – Garage Rents 2019/20
    Cunntas Teachd-a-steach Taigheadais – Màil Garaids 2019/20
There is circulated Report No. LA/5/19 by the Director of Community Services.
The Committee is invited to agree a level of rent increase to apply to Lochaber Garages and Garage Sites.
8. Street Naming
    Ainmeachadh Sràide
There is circulated Report No. LA/6/19 by the Acting Head of Policy.
Members are asked to;
i  homologate the naming of one new street for a residential development at Achabeag, Lochaline as Achnaha View; and
ii consider the developer request to rename a flatted block currently known as Nevis Bank Cottages as Woodlands Cottages.
9. Minutes
There are circulated for noting Minutes of Meeting of the Lochaber Committee held on 7 November, 2018 which were approved by the Council on 13 December 2018.