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Local Partnership - Paisley East
29 Sep 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
Committee Members
Membership
Councillor Carolann Davidson: Councillor Eddie Devine: 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: Caroline McQuade, Renfrewshire Visually Impaired Forum: Piero Pieraccini, Paisley Development Trust: Councillor Will Mylet: Councillor Jim Sharkey: Councillor Jennifer Adam-McGregor; Susan McDonald, Active Communities; Andrew Ramsay, Paisley East & Whitehaugh Community Council; Nicola Gooch, Hawkhead & Lochfield Community Council; Lewis Givan, Renfrewshire Youth Voice; Robert Elliot, Ralston Community Council.
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Recording of Meeting
Present
Councillor Carolann Davidson: Councillor Eddie Devine: Councillor Neill Graham: Nicola Hanssen, ROAR Connections For Life: Chris Johnstone, Rainbow Turtle: Elaine Loch, Paisley Opera: Councillor Marie McGurk: Councillor John McIntyre: Councillor John McNaughtan: Caroline McQuade, Renfrewshire Visually Impaired Forum: Piero Pieraccini, Paisley Development Trust: Councillor Jim Sharkey: Councillor Jennifer Adam-McGregor; Susan McDonald, Active Communities; Andrew Ramsay, Paisley East & Whitehaugh Community Council.
Chair
Councillor Jennifer Adam-McGregor, Chair presided.
In Attendance
J Trainer, Head of Child Care & Criminal Justice (Lead Officer), S Graham, Partnership Manager and S Kraft, Planning & Policy Development Assistant  (both  Chief Executive’s Service); T Slater and R Devine, Senior Committee Services Officer and D Pole, End User Technician (all Finance & Resources).
Also in Attendance
A McBride (Engage Renfrewshire) and J Blythe (Renfrewshire Leisure).
Apology
Councillor Mags MacLaren.
SEDERUNT
E Loch (Paisley Opera) joined the meeting prior to consideration of the following item of business.
Standard Items
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.

Susan McDonald (Active Communities) declared interest in Item 2 - Applications for Local Partnership Grants (FR1084) as she was a member of the organisation and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussions or voting thereon.

Chris Johnstone (Rainbow Turtle) declared interest in Item 2 - Applications for Local Partnership Grants (FR1073) as he was a member of the organisation and indicated that he would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussions or voting thereon.

Minute of meeting of Paisley East Local Partnership held on 6 November 2019.
  1. pdf MinNov19 (182Kb)
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There was submitted the Minute of the meeting of the Local Partnership held on 28 November 2019.

Under reference to Item 2(b) of the Minute the Convener provided an update in respect of application FR1140.

DECIDED: That the position be noted and that the Minute be approved.
Report by Chief Executive.
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There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to the applications for Local Partnership Funding in the Paisley East local partnership area from the 2020/21 budget.
  
The report intimated that applications for funding from the Local Partnership had been invited to reflect the Local Partnership’s priorities of exploring the impact of new housing developments, supporting social connections and community pride and safety. The available allocation for Paisley East was £63, 347.  The sum of £50 per community representative required to be ringfenced for potential claims of administrative expenses, as agreed at the meeting of the Partnership held in March 2019.

Councillor Adam-McGregor advised that (a) the amount requested in respect of application FR1084 should be amended to £2,000; (b) application FR1141 had been withdrawn; and (c) further information had been received in respect of application FR1152 indicating that the project had been rescheduled.  

The Convener then outlined a strategy for consideration of the grant applications whereby they were to be considered in four tranches as follows (i) applications under £2,500 which made direct reference to the priorities previously agreed by the Paisley East Local Partnership be awarded in full; (ii) applications over £2,500 which made direct reference to the priorities previously agreed by the Paisley East Local Partnership be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting; (iii) applications which made partial reference to the priorities previously agreed by the Paisley East Local Partnership; and (iv) applications which could be refused or signposted to other possible sources of funding.  

Thereafter the Convener invited the Partnership to consider each of the applications contained within the appendices individually.  

Following consideration, the Local Partnership made the undernoted awards of funding: 

Application   Group Name                                                      Amount Awarded
Number


DECLARATION OF INTEREST

Having previously declared an interest in application FR1084 Susan McDonald (Active Communities) remained in the meeting but did not take part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1084 Active Communities £2,000
FR1089 Paisley Sea Cadets £495
FR1095 Renfrewshire Walking Group £500
FR1098 The Buddies of Hunterhill £5650
FR1111 The Boys Brigade: Paisley & District Battalion £500
FR1125 REEM £2,216.25
FR1126 Home-start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde £482.75
FR1128 Renfrewshire Christmas Toy Bank £1,215
FR1138 Charleston Tenants & Residents Association £2,000
FR1150 The Wynd Centre £2,000
FR1162 Bungalow Enterprises CIC £2,500

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by Councillor McGurk, moved that application FR1171 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.  Councillor Sharkey, seconded by Councillor Graham, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded in full. 

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the motion: Councillor Adam-McGregor; N Hanssen; C Johnstone; E Loch; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; and Councillor McNaughtan.

The following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; Councillor Graham; Councillor McIntyre; C McQuade; P Pieraccini; A Ramsay; and Councillor Sharkey. 

8 members having voted for the amendment and 7 members having voted for the motion, the amendment was declared carried. It was decided that the application be awarded in full.

FR1171 Ralston Community Council £5,300
FR1172 Renfrewshire Access Project £2,239.32

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by Councillor McNaughtan, moved that application FR1180 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.  Councillor Davidson, seconded by Councillor Devine, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded in full. 

On the roll being called, the following members voted for the motion: Councillor Adam-McGregor; N Hanssen; C Johnstone; E Loch; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; and Councillor McNaughtan.

The following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Davidson; Councillor Devine; Councillor Graham; Councillor McIntyre; C McQuade; P Pieraccini; A Ramsay; and Councillor Sharkey. 

8 members having voted for the amendment and 7 members having voted for the motion, the amendment was declared carried. It was decided that the application be awarded in full.

FR1180 The Breastfeeding Network £3,699.48
FR1182 REEM £2,500
FR1183 Oakshaw Trinity Friendly Hour £375
FR1188 Friends of Barshaw Park £1,750
FR1191 Paisley YMCA £1,196
FR1208 Double H Luncheon Club £250
FR1212 Shop Mobility, Paisley & District £1,357
FR1215 Paisley & District U3A £500

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

Having previously declared an interest in application FR1073 Chris Johnstone (Rainbow Turtle) remained in the meeting but did not take part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1073 Rainbow Turtle £3,000
FR1074 Ferguslie Cricket Club £1,500
FR1068 Meikleriggs Cricket Foundation £2,000
FR1156 RAMH £2,311

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by S McDonald, moved that application FR1065 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.  Councillor Graham, 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 motion: Councillor Adam-McGregor; Councillor Davidson; N Hanssen; C Johnstone; E Loch; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; C McQuade; P Pieraccini; and A Ramsay.

The following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Devine; Councillor Graham; Councillor McIntyre; and Councillor Sharkey. 

4 members having voted for the amendment and 11 members having voted for the motion, the motion was declared carried. It was decided that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

Following the conclusion of the meeting it was calculated that the award would be 
FR1065       Paisley & District Royal British Legion Pipe Band £1,559.36                                          

Following consideration, it was agreed that application FR1083 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.
Following the conclusion of the meeting it was calculated that the award would be 
FR1083 I Am Me Scotland £3,850.28

Councillor Adam-McGregor, seconded by P Pieraccini, moved that application FR1091 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.  Councillor Sharkey, seconded by Councillor Graham, moved as an amendment that the application be awarded in full. 
On the roll being called, the following members voted for the motion: Councillor Adam-McGregor; Councillor Davidson; N Hanssen; C Johnstone; E Loch; S McDonald; Councillor McGurk; Councillor McNaughtan; C McQuade; and P Pieraccini.

The following members voted for the amendment: Councillor Devine; Councillor Graham; Councillor McIntyre; A Ramsay and Councillor Sharkey. 

5 members having voted for the amendment and 10 members having voted for the motion, the motion was declared carried. It was decided that the application be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.

Following the conclusion of the meeting it was calculated that the award would be 
FR1091 5th Paisley Oldhall Scout Group £3,850.28

Following consideration, it was agreed that application FR1106 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.
Following the conclusion of the meeting it was calculated that the award would be 
FR1106 Outspoken Arts Scotland Ltd £2,887.71

Following consideration, it was agreed that application FR1152 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.
Following the conclusion of the meeting it was calculated that the award would be 
FR1152 Loud n Proud £1,572.45

Following consideration, it was agreed that application FR1178 be awarded a proportional sum of any grant funds remaining at the conclusion of the meeting.
Following the conclusion of the meeting it was calculated that the award would be 
FR1178 Lamont Farm Project £1,540.11

The Local Partnership further agreed that arrangements be made for the application submitted by RAMH (FR1156) to be considered in terms of the Celebrating Renfrewshire Youth Challenge Funding; to decline applications FR1203 (Playbus), FR1123 (White Cart Credit Union) and FR1140 (PACE Theatre Co) to signpost the organisations that had submitted these applications to other possible sources of funding; to note that application FR1141 (PACE Theatre Co) had been withdrawn; and to refuse application FR1209 (Phoenix Flyers Dog Agility Club).

DECIDED:  The Local Partnership (a) agreed to award grant funding as detailed above; (b) declined applications FR1203, FR1123 and FR1140 and instructed that the organisations that had submitted these applications be signposted to other possible sources of funding; (c) noted that application FR1141 had been withdrawn; and (d) refused application FR1209.

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