Agendas, reports and minutes
Badenoch and Strathspey Area Committee
Date: Monday, 9 August 2021
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A meeting of the Badenoch and Strathspey Area Committee will take place remotely on Monday 9 August 2021 at 10.30 am.
You are invited to attend the meeting and a note of the business to be considered is attached.
Head of Corporate Governance
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. Scottish Fire and Rescue Area Committee Performance Report
Aithisg Coileanaidh Comataidh Sgìreil Smàlaidh agus Teasairginn na h-Alba
There is circulated Report No BSAC/10/21 dated 11 July 2021 by the Local Senior Officer for Highland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
The Committee is invited to comment on and scrutinise the Area Performance Report.
4. Housing Performance Report – 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021
Aithisg Coileanaidh Taigheadais – 1 Giblean 2021 gu 30 Ògmhios 2021
There is circulated Report No BSAC/11/21 dated 19 July 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Housing and Property.
The Committee is invited to consider the information provided on housing performance in the period 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021.
5. Area Roads Winter Maintenance Plan 2021/22
Plana Obair-gleidhidh Geamhraidh Rathaidean Sgìreil 2021/22
There is circulated Report No BSAC/12/21 dated 19 July 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure and Environment.
The Committee is invited to approve the Winter Maintenance Plan for the Badenoch and Strathspey Area in reference to Appendix A of the report.
6. Badenoch & Strathspey Ward Place Based Funds – Proposed Funding Allocations
Maointean Stèidhichte air Àite Uàrd Bhàideanach is Shrath Spè – Riarachaidhean Maoineachaidh a Thathar a’ Moladh
There is circulated Report No BSAC/13/21 dated 19 July 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Communities and Place.
The Committee is invited to consider and agree the proposed allocations of Place Based Funds as follows:
i. Up to £15,000 for a Housing Needs feasibility study. Funding to be delegated to the Head of Development and Regeneration to progress;
ii. Up to £20,000 for scoping for a Housing for Businesses Project. Funding to be delegated to the Head of Development and Regeneration to progress; and
iii. Commissioning an independent audit of empty commercial units and bringing forward proposals for potential solutions – up to £10,000.
The Committee is also asked to note that reports will be brought back to this Committee as required for future budget allocation in terms of the additional priorities identified and outlined at section 8 of the report.
7. Community Asset Transfer Request: Kingussie Market Stance Pitch
Iarrtas Gluasad So-mhaoin Coimhearsnachd: Làrach Margaidh Cheann a’ Ghiùthsaich
There is circulated Report No BSAC/14/21 dated 19 July 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Communities and Place.
The Committee is invited to agree the lease of Kingussie Market Stance Pitch for £1 per annum to Kingussie Camanachd Club subject to the consideration of the findings of a public consultation and the terms set out in section 2.1 of the report.
8. Kingussie and Grantown on Spey Common Good Funds
Maointean Math Coitcheann Cheann a’ Ghiùthsaich is Bhaile nan Granndach
There is circulated Report No BSAC/15/21 dated 19 July 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Communities and Place and the Executive Chief Officer Resources and Finance.
The Committee is invited to:-
i. note the contents of the Kingussie Common Good Asset Register in the format for publication (Appendix 1 of the report);
ii. note the content of the document titled “Kingussie Common Good property consultation representations and responses” (Appendix 2 of the report);
iii. agree to the publication of the Common Good Asset Register for Kingussie and the representations and responses document on the Council website;
iv. agree to recommend to the Council the reclassification of the property included in the Asset Register and reactivation of Kingussie Common Good Fund;
v. agree to recommend to the Council that, due to the financial position of the fund, Kingussie Common Good property will continue to be maintained by Highland Council until such time as the fund recovers sufficiently to sustain Kingussie Common Good assets;
vi. note the contents of the list of property proposed to be included in the Common Good Asset Register for Grantown on Spey (Appendix 3 of the report);
vii. agree the commencement of the public consultation on the list of proposed property for Grantown on Spey in accordance with section 102 of the 2015 Act;
viii. note the position regarding the Community Asset Transfer request in respect of the Market Stance Pitch by Kingussie Camanachd which is detailed in the report elsewhere on this Committee agenda and the requirement to conduct a consultation under section 104 of the 2015 Act as this will constitute a proposal to dispose of a Common Good Asset; and
ix. subject to the Committee decision with regards the Community Asset Transfer referred to, agree the commencement of the public consultation in respect of the proposed disposal by Community Asset Transfer of the Market Stance Pitch.
9. Use of Ward Covid Response Funds
Cleachdadh Mhaointean Freagairt Covid Uàird
There is circulated Report No BSAC/16/21 dated 19 July 2021 by the Executive Chief Officer Communities and Place.
The Committee is invited to agree to allocate up to £3,000 of funding from Covid-19 Ward Discretionary Funds to support the partnership approach to additional policing for the Glenmore area as outlined at paragraph 6.1 of the report.
There are circulated for noting Minutes of Meeting of the Badenoch and Strathspey Area Committee held on 25 May 2021 which were approved by the Council on 24 June 2021.
- Download the Minutes Minutes, 120.93 KB
- Item 3: Scottish Fire and Rescue Area Committee Performance Report Report, 1.11 MB
- Item 4: Housing Performance Report - 1 April 2021 to 30 June 2021 Report, 202.92 KB
- Item 5: Area Roads Winter Maintenance Plan 2021/22 Report, 459.35 KB
- Item 6: Badenoch & Strathspey Ward Place Based Funds - Proposed Funding Allocations Report, 162.41 KB
- Item 7: Community Asset Transfer Request: Kingussie Market Stance Pitch Report, 185.21 KB
- Item 8: Kingussie and Grantown on Spey Common Good Funds Report, 302.41 KB
- Item 9: Use of Ward Covid Response Funds Report, 26.13 KB
- Item 10: Minutes Report, 154.17 KB