Agendas, reports and minutes
Easter Ross Area Committee
Date: Tuesday, 8 November 2022
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A meeting of the Easter Ross Area Committee will take place remotely on 8 November 2022 at 10.30am.
Recording Notice: This meeting will be recorded and uploaded to the Council’s YouTube channel.
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 provide some information on the nature of the interest and leave the meeting at the appropriate time. Advice may be sought from officers prior to the meeting taking place.
3. Police – Area Performance Summary Report
Poileas – Geàrr-Aithisg Coileanadh Sgìreil
There is circulated Report No ERA/15/22 dated 27 October 2022 by the Area Commander.
The Committee is asked to comment on and scrutinise the Area Performance Report.
4. Inner Moray Firth Proposed Local Development Plan 2
Plana Leasachaidh Ionadail ga Mholadh airson Linne Mhoireibh A-staigh 2
There is circulated Report No ERA/16/22 dated 20 October 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure, Environment & Economy
The Committee is asked to:
i. agree the recommended Council response to the place-specific issues relevant to this Committee area raised in representations received on the Proposed Plan as set out in Appendix 1;
ii. note the issues raised in representations as they relate to strategic matters that may have implications for this Committee area and note the working draft response to these issues as set out in Appendix 2;
iii. authorise officers to undertake the statutory and other procedures required to submit the Plan to Scottish Ministers and to progress the Plan through its examination up to but excluding the Plan’s adoption; and
iv. authorise the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure, Environment & Economy, in consultation with the chair of this Committee, to make any necessary Habitats Regulations Appraisal, factual or other non-material changes to Appendix 1 prior to its submission to Scottish Government.
5. Highland Council Place Based Fund – Update
Maoin Stèidhichte air Àite Chomhairle na Gàidhealtachd – Fios às Ùr
There is circulated Report No ERA/17/22 dated 31 October 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer, Communities and Place.
The Committee is asked to note the update on Place based Investment Funds in Wards 6 and 7.
6. Invergordon 20 mph Speed Limit and the Supporting Traffic Calming
Crìoch-astair 20 msu Inbhir Ghòrdain agus an Socrachadh Trafaig mar Thacsa
There is circulated Report No ERA/18/22 dated 7 October 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer Infrastructure, Environment & Economy
The Committee is asked to:
i. note the background to the proposed 20 mph speed limit order and supporting traffic calming in Invergordon;
ii. consider the objections made to The Highland Council (Invergordon) (20 mph Speed Limit) Order 2022 in accordance with the regulations and not withdrawn;
iii. consider the objections made to the supporting traffic calming in accordance with the regulations and not withdrawn;
iv. subject to i), approve the making of the Road Traffic Regulation Order; and
v. subject to ii), approve the construction of the traffic calming in Invergordon.
7. Housing Performance Report
Aithisg Choileanaidh Taigheadais
There is circulated Report No ERA/19/22 dated 24 October 2022 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 2022 to 30 September 2022.
8. Invergordon Common Good Fund
Maoin Math Coitcheann Inbhir Ghòrdain
There is circulated Report No ERA/20/22 dated 6 October 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer Community and Place.
The Committee is invited to scrutinise and note:
i. the Q2 monitoring statement for the Invergordon Common Good Fund; and
ii. the update on current Invergordon Common Good issues.
9. Tain Common Good Fund
Maoin Math Coitcheann Bhaile Dhubhthaich
There is circulated Report No ERA/21/22 dated 6 October 2022 by the Executive Chief Officer Community and Place.
The Committee is invited to:
i. scrutinise and note the Quarter 2 monitoring statement for the Tain Common Good Fund; and
ii. note the update on current Tain Common Good issues.
There is circulated for noting Minutes of Meeting of the Easter Ross Area Committee held on 5 September 2022, which were approved by the Council on 22 September 2022.
- Download the Minutes Minutes, 151.56 KB
- Item 3 - Police Performance Report Oct 2022 Report, 843.66 KB
- Item 4 - Inner Moray Firth Proposed Local Development Plan 2 Report, 1.2 MB
- Item 5 - Place Based Investment Fund update Report, 187.75 KB
- Item 6 - Invergordon 20mph Speed Limit and the Supporting Traffic Calming Report, 2.49 MB
- Item 7 - Housing Performance Report Q2 Report, 208.86 KB
- Item 8 - Invergordon CG Q2 Report, 186.91 KB
- Item 9 - Tain CG Q2 Report, 207.92 KB
- Item 10 - ERA Minutes 5 Sept 2022 Report, 102.02 KB