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Scotland Excel Executive Sub-committee
25 Aug 2017 - 10:00 to 11:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
Committee Members
Membership
Provost Bill Howatson (Aberdeenshire Council); Councillor Angus Macmillan Douglas (Angus Council); (City of Edinburgh Council); Provost Norman Macdonald (Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar); Councillor Stephen Thomson (Dumfries and Galloway Council); Councillor Altany Craik (Fife Council); Bailie Norman MacLeod (Glasgow City Council); (Highland Council); Councillor Todd Ferguson (North Ayrshire Council); Councillor Paul Di Mascio (North Lanarkshire Council); Councillor John Shaw (Renfrewshire Council); Councillor Collette Stevenson (South Lanarkshire Council); and Councillor Amanda Westlake (Shetland Islands Council).

Councillor John Shaw (Convener): Councillor Paul Di Mascio (Vice Convener)
 
Video Conferencing
Should any member wish to participate using video conference, please contact Lesley Jones on 0141 618 7444.
Present
Councillor Paul Di Mascio (North Lanarkshire Council); Councillor John Shaw (Renfrewshire Council); Councillor Colette Stevenson (South Lanarkshire Council) and Councillor Amanda Westlake (Shetland Islands Council).
By Videolink
Councillor Stephen Thompson (Dumfries & Galloway Council) and Councillor Alister Mackinnon (Highland Council).
Chair
Councillor John Shaw, Convener, presided.
In Attendance
J Welsh, Director, H Carr, Head of Strategic Procurement, and S Brannagan, Head of Customer and Business Services, (all Scotland Excel); E Currie, Senior Committee Services Officer and K O’Neill, Assistant Democratic Services Officer (both Renfrewshire Council).
Sederunt
Councillor Colette Stevenson entered the meeting prior to consideration of the following item of business.
Request for Associate Membership of Scotland Excel: Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership
1(a)
There was submitted a report by the Director of Scotland Excel indicating that Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership had submitted an application to become an associate member of Scotland Excel.  

DECIDED: That the application by Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership to become an associate member of Scotland Excel, at an annual membership fee of £15,518, be approved subject to completion and signing of the agreement document.
Request for Associate Membership of Scotland Excel: North Glasgow Housing Association Limited (Trading as ng Homes)
1(b)
There was submitted a report by the Director of Scotland Excel indicating that North Glasgow Housing Association Limited, trading as ng homes, had submitted an application, on an emergency basis, to become an associate member of Scotland Excel in order to instruct works as a result of issues arising from the Grenfell Tower fire.  

The report intimated that paragraph (h) of Scotland Excel’s Scheme of Delegations authorised the Director “to act in an emergency situation with the approval of the Clerk and where possible after consulting the Convener, or in his absence the Vice-Convener of the Joint Committee and the Chair of the Management Group, and thereafter report on the action taken to the first available meeting of the Joint Committee."

The Convener and the Legal and Democratic Services Manager, Renfrewshire Council, acting in the clerk’s absence, had been consulted and agreed on the Director’s course of action to approve immediate associate membership.

DECIDED

(a) That the Director’s decision to approve the application by ng homes to become an associate member of Scotland Excel, at an annual membership fee of £8,160, be noted; and 

(b) That it be noted that in terms of the Scheme of Delegations the Director would submit a report on this matter to the next meeting of the Joint Committee to be held on 8 December 2017.
Request for Associate Membership of Scotland Excel: Westlo Housing Management Limited
1(c)
There was submitted a report by the Director of Scotland Excel indicating that Westlo Housing Management Limited had submitted an application to become an associate member of Scotland Excel.  

DECIDED: That the application by Westlo Housing Management Limited to become an associate member of Scotland Excel, at an annual membership fee of £3,660, be approved subject to completion and signing of the agreement document.
Standard Items
Further Information
This is a meeting which is open to members of the public. 

A copy of the agenda and reports for this meeting will be available for inspection prior to the meeting at the Customer Service Centre, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley and online at www.renfrewshire.cmis.uk.com/renfrewshire/CouncilandBoards.aspx

For further information, please either email
democratic-services@renfrewshire.gov.uk or telephone 0141 618 7112.
Members of the Press and Public
Members of the press and public wishing to attend the meeting should report to the customer service centre where they will be met and directed to the meeting.
Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
Provost Bill Howatson (Aberdeenshire Council); Councillor Angus Douglas (Angus Council); Councillor Graham Hutchison (City of Edinburgh Council); Provost Norman Macdonald (Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar); Councillor Altany Craik (Fife Council); Bailie Norman MacLeod (Glasgow City Council) and Councillor Todd Ferguson (North Ayrshire Council).
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare an interest in any item(s) on the agenda and to provide a brief explanation of the nature of the interest.
There were no declarations of interest intimated prior to the commencement of the meeting.
1 Requests for Associate Membership
Note that the next meeting of the Executive Sub-committee will be held at 10.45 am on 15 September 2017 in Scotland Excel Meeting Room 1, Renfrewshire House.
2
DECIDED: That it be noted that the next meeting of the Executive Sub-committee would be held at 10.45 am on 15 September 2017 in Scotland Excel Meeting Room 1, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley.

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
No apology information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
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 Page 2 of 2, items 26 to 28 of 28.
Mr Alan Russell  
Ms Julie Welsh   
Mr Alan Wood  

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

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