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Local Partnership - Paisley East
25 Jun 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
Committee Members
Membership
Peter Campbell, Hopehall Evangelical Church: Rajiv Dabeeba (Hawkhead & Lochfield Community Council): Councillor Carolann Davidson: Councillor Eddie Devine: Helen Dykes (Paisley East & Whitehaugh Community Council): Councillor Neill Graham: Nicola Hanssen, ROAR Connections For Life: Chris Johnstone, Rainbow Turtle: Councillor Karen Kennedy: Elaine Loch, Paisley Opera: Mary Logan, Charleston Tenants and Residents Association: Councillor Paul Mack: Councillor Kenny MacLaren: Councillor Mags MacLaren: Councillor Marie McGurk: Councillor John McIntyre: Councillor John McNaughtan: John McQuade, Renfrewshire Visually Impaired Forum: Piero Pieraccini, Paisley Development Trust: Councillor Will Mylet: Councillor Jim Sharkey: Allan Thomson (Ralston Community Council):
Chair
Councillor Jennifer Adam-McGregor (Chair): Susan McDonald, Active Communities (Vice-Chair).
Councillor Adam-McGregor, Chair, presided.
Present
Councillor Jennifer Adam-McGregor; Peter Campbell (Hopehall Evangelical Church); Rajiv Dabeeba (Hawkhead & Lochfield Community Council); Councillor Carolann Davidson; Councillor Eddie Devine; Helen Dykes (Paisley East & Whitehaugh Community Council); Councillor Neill Graham; Nicola Hanssen (ROAR); Elaine Loch (Paisley Opera); Mary Logan (Charleston Tenants and Residents Association); Councillor Paul Mack; Susan McDonald (Active Communities); Councillor Marie McGurk; Councillor John McIntyre; Councillor John McNaughtan; John McQuade (Renfrewshire Visually Impaired Forum); Piero Pieraccini (Paisley Development Trust); Councillor Jim Sharkey; and Hugh Sherry (Ralston Community Council).
In Attendance
S Graham, Partnerships Planning and Development Manager (Chief Executive’s); J Trainer, Head of Child Care & Criminal Justice Children’s Services) (Lead Officer), and D Low, Democratic Services Manager (all Renfrewshire Council).
Community Planning Partners
S Airlie and D Falconer (both Police Scotland); and S Miller (Engage Renfrewshire).
Local Partnership - Business Arrangements
3
There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to outstanding business arrangements to be determined by the Local Partnership.

The report set out four outstanding issues: the naming of the Local Partnership; the schedule of meetings, including the community conference event to be held in autumn 2019; the process to be used to award Youth Challenge funds; and an update on the Register of Interests.

DECIDED:  

(a) That the Partnership be renamed Paisley East Local Partnership; and

(b) That the report otherwise be noted.
Standard Items
Members of the Press and Public
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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 http://renfrewshire.cmis.uk.com/renfrewshire/CouncilandBoards.aspx

For further information, please either email
democratic-services@renfrewshire.gov.uk or telephone 0141 618 7112.

Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
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.
S McDonald declared an interest in Item 4 - Applications for Local Partnership Grants, (FR1295) as she was a member of Active Communities and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in the discussion or voting thereon.

E Loch declared an interest in Item 4 - Applications for Local Partnership Grants (FR1264) as she was a member of Paisley Opera and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in the discussion or voting thereon.

J McQuade declared an interest in Item 4 - Applications for Local Partnership Grants (FR1159) as he was a member of Renfrewshire Visually Impaired Forum and indicated that he would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussions or voting thereon.
Submit Minute of meeting held on 27 March 2019.
1
There was submitted and approved the Minute of the previous meeting held on 27 March 2019.

DECIDED:   That the Minute be approved.
Report by Chief Executive.
2
There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to the appointment of Lewis Givan, Renfrewshire Youth Voice, to the unfilled young persons’ space on the Local Partnership.

DECIDED:  That Lewis Givan be appointed to the unfilled young persons’ space on the Local Partnership.
Report by Chief Executive.
4

There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to applications received for Local Partnership funding.

 

The report intimated that at the last meeting of the Local Partnership held on 27 March 2019, members agreed a draft set of priorities as: exploring the impact of new housing developments; supporting social connections; and community pride and safety.  Applications for funding from this Local Partnership had been invited to reflect these priorities.

 

The available allocation for the Local Partnership was £63,347 and the total value of applications received was £138,594.60. In addition a sum of £50 per community representative required to be ringfenced for potential claims for expenses as agreed at the March 2019 meeting.

 

The report advised that the Youth Challenge Fund allocation to this Local Partnership Funding was £24,095 which would be allocated by young people through a Participatory Budgeting process to take place later in 2019.


DECIDED:   That the undernoted applications be recommended for funding as follows:-

FR1234 – Renfrewshire Access Panel – improving accessibility for disabled people and others in the community – awarded £2,239.32

FR1009 – Renfrewshire Women’s Aid – school holiday activities – awarded £500

FR1075 – Ralston Community Council – Ralston community games – awarded £5,800

FR1082 – Double H Lunch Club – lunch club meetings for older people – awarded £700

FR1084 – I Am Me Scotland – development of an anti-bullying app – referred to the Youth Challenge Fund

FR1101 – Forever Young – walking leaders for the Move It or Lose It exercise programme – awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting

FR1111 – Paisley Pirates – partial funding of ice hire – awarded £2,000

FR1119 – Alba Thistle AFC – amateur football for young men – awarded £200

FR1125 - Renfrewshire Leisure – activity sessions to engage inactive children – declined

FR1140 – Paisley and District U3A – IT equipment to support continuous learning for older people -

Councillor Davidson, seconded by Councillor Sharkey, moved that an award of £1,000 be made.

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by H Dykes, moved as a first amendment that consideration of the application be continued for further information.

Councillor McGurk, seconded by Councillor McNaughtan, moved as a second amendment that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

On the roll being called between the motion and the first amendment, the following members voted for the first amendment: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell; R Dabeeba; H Dykes; Councillor N Graham; N Hanssen; E Loch; M Logan; Councillor Mack; S McDonald; Councillor McIntyre; and H Sherry.

The following members voted for the motion: Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; J McQuade; P Pieraccini; and Councillor Sharkey.

12 members having voted for the first amendment and 7 members having voted for the motion, a vote was then taken between the first amendment and second amendment.

On the roll being called between the first amendment and the second amendment, the following members voted for the second amendment: Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughton; and Councillor Sharkey.

The following members voted for the first amendment: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell; R Dabeeba; H Dykes; Councillor Graham; N Hanssen; E Loch; M Logan; Councillor Mack; S McDonald; Councillor McIntyre; J McQuade; P Pieraccini; and H Sherry.

14 members having voted for the first amendment and 5 members having voted for the second amendment the first amendment was accordingly declared carried.

Sederunt

Councillor McIntyre was not present when the following vote took place.

Councillor McGurk, seconded by Councillor McNaughtan, moved that in light of the application being continued, the sum of £1,225 be set aside from the budget to allow a full payment to be made, if required, when the application was considered at a future meeting.

Councillor Sharkey, seconded by Councillor Devine, moved that the sum of £1,225 be not set aside.

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Devine; Councillor Graham; Councillor Mack; and Councillor Sharkey.

The following members voted for the motion: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell; R Dabeeba; Councillor Davidson; H Dykes; N Hanssen; E Loch; M Logan; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; J McQuade; P Pieraccini; and H Sherry.

4 members having voted for the amendment and 14 members having voted for the motion, the motion was accordingly declared carried.

It was decided that consideration of application FR1140 be continued for further information and that in light of the application being continued, the sum of £1,225 be set aside from the budget to allow a full payment to be made, if required, when the application was considered at a future meeting.

Sederunt

Councillor McIntyre returned to the meeting.

FR1148 – Oakshaw Trinity Friendly Hour – travel to attend weekly meetings for older people – awarded £300

FR1151 – Bowling Association Under 25s – travel and team wear costs – awarded £429

FR1152 – The Wynd Centre – continue to provide community hub (counselling, outreach, theatre etc) – awarded £4,000

FR1154 – Fitting-in – programme of activities working with ’at risk’ 5-18 year olds – referred to the Youth Challenge Fund

 

Declaration of Interest

 

J McQuade, having declared an interest in the undernoted item, remained in the meeting but did not take part in the discussion thereon.

 

FR1159 – Renfrewshire Visually Impaired Forum – empower visually impaired people to be active within the community – awarded £500

FR1162 – The Buddies of Hunterhill – garden works and social activity within Hunterhill Care Home - awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting

FR1166 - Outspoken Arts Scotland Limited – community arts project - awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting

FR1182 – C-change Scotland – Dates n Mates project with adults with Learning Disabilities - awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting

FR1197 – Meikleriggs Cricket Foundation – cricket coaching and equipment –

Councillor Sharkey, seconded by P Pieraccini, moved that the application be awarded in full.

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by Councillor McGurk, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell; R Dabeeba; Councillor Davidson; H Dykes; Councillor Graham; N Hanssen; E Loch; M Logan; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McIntyre; Councillor McNaughtan; and J McQuade.

The following members voted for the motion: Councillor Devine; Councillor Mack; P Pieraccini; Councillor Sharkey; and H Sherry.

14 members having voted for the amendment and 5 members having voted for the motion, the amendment was accordingly declared carried.

It was decided that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

FR1212 – Route 66 – autumn/winter craft activities to improve physical, emotional and social life of women – awarded £286

FR1214 – Jones and Us – youth sports project for those with disabilities and other challenges – awarded £1,000

FR1260 – Ferguslie Cricket Club – enhance existing facilities to create a community venue – declined

FR1261 – St Mirren Netball Club – hires, coaching, equipment etc for netball – awarded £796

 

Declaration of Interest


E Loch, having declared an interest in the undernoted item, remained in the meeting but did not take part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1264 – Paisley Opera – making opera accessible – professional fees, rehearsal and publicity -

Councillor Sharkey, seconded by J McQuade, moved that the application be awarded in full.

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by Councillor McNaughtan, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell; N Hanssen; E Loch; M Logan; Councillor Mack; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; P Pieraccini; and H Sherry.

The following members voted for the motion: R Dabeeba; Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; H Dykes; Councillor Graham; Councillor McIntyre; J McQuade; and Councillor Sharkey.

11 members having voted for the amendment and 8 members having voted for the motion, the amendment was accordingly declared carried.

It was decided that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

FR1268 – Loud n Proud – convert room to digital media and music suite – awarded £2,832

FR1275 – Lamont Farm Project – running costs to provide hands-on experience to educate people on animal husbandry and welfare - awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting

FR1280 – Braehead Junior Ice Hockey Club – offer affordable participation in junior ice hockey – awarded £371.50

FR1281 – Renfrewshire Effort to Empower Minorities – Drop-in centre – awarded £1,266

FR1293 - Renfrewshire Effort to Empower Minorities – activities for black history month – awarded £1,429

 

Declaration of Interest

S McDonald, having declared an interest in the undernoted item, remained in the meeting but did not take part in the discussion thereon.

FR1295 – Active Communities – Jingle Bell Run – awarded £3,500

FR1300 – Fèis Phàislig – 2019/20 programme of events, ceilidhs and concerts delivering new and existing activity - awarded £2,599

FR1302 - Breastfeeding Network – breastfeeding peer support project –

Councillor Sharkey, seconded by J McQuade, moved that the application be awarded in full.

Councillor McGurk, seconded by Councillor Adam-McGregor, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell; E Loch; Councillor Mack; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; P Pieraccini; and H Sherry.

The following members voted for the motion: R Dabeeba; Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; H Dykes; Councillor Graham; N Hanssen; M Logan; S McDonald; Councillor McIntyre; J McQuade; and Councillor Sharkey.

8 members having voted for the amendment and 11 members having voted for the motion, the motion was accordingly declared carried.

The application was awarded £6,091.

FR1191 – Williamsburgh Parent Council – outdoor gym/classroom – awarded £6,000

FR1194 – Friends of Barshaw Park – increase events, use and activity in Barshaw Park – awarded £4,200

FR1227 - Clyde River Foundation - flying fish environmental education project - awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting

FR1252 – Hopehall Evangelical Church – kitchen upgrade and accessible toilet -

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by Councillor Mack, moved that the application be declined.

Councillor Devine, seconded by Councillor Sharkey, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded in full.

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; Councillor Graham; M Logan; Councillor McIntyre; J McQuade; and Councillor Sharkey.

The following members voted for the motion: Councillor Adam-McGregor; R Dabeeba; H Dykes; N Hanssen; E Loch; Councillor Mack; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; P Pieraccini; and H Sherry.

7 members having voted for the amendment and 11 members having voted for the motion, the motion was accordingly declared carried.

The application was declined.

FR1086 – Lapwing Lodge Activity Centre – modernising Lapwing Lodge; providing 4 funded days for the area –

Councillor Sharkey, seconded by H Dykes, moved that the application be awarded in full.

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by Councillor McGurk, moved that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Adam-McGregor; P Campbell, R Dabeeba; Councillor Davidson; N Hanssen; E Loch; M Logan; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; J McQuade; P Pieraccini; and H Sherry.

The following members voted for the motion: Councillor Devine; H Dykes; Councillor Graham; Councillor Mack; S McDonald; Councillor McIntyre; and Councillor Sharkey.

12 members having voted for the amendment and 7 members having voted for the motion, the amendment was accordingly declared carried.

The application was awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

FR1147 – Phoenix Flyers – new equipment to meet new Kennel Club standards – declined

FR1180 - Rainbow Turtle – education officer and conference – declined

FR1219 – Roin Limited T/A Jennyswell OSC Lochfield/Todholm – sports activities for children – declined

FR1285 – Shopmobility – new scooters – awarded £1,252

The next meeting will be held in November 2019 on a date, time and venue to be arranged.

Declarations of Interests

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