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Houston, Crosslee, Linwood, Riverside and Erskine Local Area Committee
5 Sep 2018 - 18:00 to 21:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
Standard Items
Further Information

This is a meeting which is open to members of the public. 

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Members of the Press and Public
Members of the press and public wishing to attend the meeting should report to the reception where they will be met and directed to the meeting.
Present
Councillor Tom Begg, Councillor Michelle Campbell, Councillor Audrey Doig, Councillor Natalie Don, Councillor James MacLaren, Councillor Colin McCulloch, Councillor James Sheridan.
Chair
Councillor Don, Convener, presided.
Community Representatives
B Stewart, Bishopton Community Council; M Dundas, Brookfield Community Council; N Barrington, Langbank Community Council; D Dunlop, Houston Community Council; J Taggart, Erskine; R Finnie, Houston and Killellan Kirk; R McNally, Erskine Community Association; M Gilzean, Bridge of Weir Tenants' & Residents Association; and A Johnstone, Brighter Bridge of Weir.
Community Planning Partner
Inspector Glass (Police Scotland).
In Attendance
S Graham, Partnerships Planning and Development Manager and A Moulson, Strategic Events Manager (Chief Executive’s); M Hendry, Community Safety Hub Manager (Communities, Housing & Planning Services); K Anderson Amenity Services Manager (Waste) (Environment & Infrastructure); and K Graham, Head of Corporate Governance (Lead Officer) and D Low, Senior Committee Services Officer (LACs) (both Finance & Resources).
Presentation: Raising Awareness of Waste Services Changes
6

A presentation was given by the Amenity Services Manager relating to changes to bin collections from November 2018.

 

DECIDEDThat the presentation be noted.

Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
Councillors Dowling, Harte and Kerr.
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.
Report by Director of Communities, Housing & Planning Services.
1

There was submitted a report by the Director of Communities, Housing & Planning Services providing a progress update on Renfrewshire Community Safety Partnership activities carried out in the Houston, Crosslee, Linwood, Riverside & Erskine Local Area Committee (LAC) area during the period 1 April to 30 June 2018.

The report provided information on Houston, Crosslee, Linwood, Riverside & Erskine anti-social behaviour statistics; environmental enforcement and improvement activities; protecting vulnerable residents; building safer communities; and diversionary activities.

 

DECIDED: That the report be noted.

Verbal update by the Strategic Partnerships and Inequalities Manager.
2
Under reference to item 2 of the Minute of the meeting of this LAC held on 6 June 2018 the Partnerships Planning and Development Manager gave a verbal update on the review of the LAC structure and the proposed new model for Community Level Governance.  It was noted that a report on the review had been submitted to the meeting of the Cross Party Sounding Board held on 16 August 2018 and a final report would be submitted to the meeting of Renfrewshire Council to be held on 27 September 2018.

DECIDED: That the verbal update be noted.
3
The Senior Committee Services Officer (LACs) advised that no questions had been submitted for consideration at the Open Session.

DECIDED: That it be noted that no questions had been submitted for consideration at the Open Session.
Report by Director of Finance & Resources.
4

There was submitted a report by the Director of Finance & Resources relative to the Houston, Crosslee, Linwood, Riverside & Erskine LAC budget for 2018/19.

 

The report intimated that a further £150 had been identified as an underspend in the 2017/18 General Grant Fund and had been added to the 2018/19 balance.

DECIDED:

 

 (a) That the report be noted; and

 

 (b) That the budget adjustment detailed in paragraph 1.3 of the report be noted.

Report by Director of Finance & Resources.
5

There was submitted a report by the Director of Finance & Resources relative to
applications received for LAC funding.

DECIDED: That the applications for funding be determined as follows:-

SINGLE AREA

Erskine Youth Council – ‘Erskine Escapes’ event for young people - Awarded £2,530

MULTI AREA

Back to School Bank – provision of new school uniform and sanitary products for those in need – Awarded £100.

Renfrewshire Carers Centre – provision of activities for young carers – Awarded £1,000.

Presentation by Amenity Services Manager, Waste
Presentation by the Town Centre Project Manager.
7
A presentation was given by the Strategic Events Manager relative to the 2021 Legacy Programming.

DECIDED That the presentation be noted.
 

Declarations of Interests

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

Visitors

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