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Local Partnership - Johnstone & Linwood
30 Sep 2020 - 18:00 to 20:00
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Agenda

Agenda
Notification
Committee Members
Membership
Councillor Derek Bibby; Councillor Bill Binks; Councillor Jacqueline Cameron; Lesley Compston (KLAS Care); Councillor Andy Doig; Councillor Audrey Doig; Councillor Alison Jean Dowling; Adele Fraser (Linstone Housing Association); Councillor John Hood; Margaret Johnston (Johnstone Business Consortium); Ricky Kelly (Johnstone Castle Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); Councillor Scott Kerr; Margaret Lavery (Quarrelton Area Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); George MacDonald (Corseford Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); Councillor Alastair MacKay; Iain McMillan (Johnstone Community Sports Complex); Councillor Emma Rodden; Councillor James Sheridan; Gavin Stewart (Renfrewshire Youth Voice); Cheryl Thomas (Active Communities); and Thomas Wallace (Johnstone Community Council).

Councillor Andy Steel (Chair); James McLeod (Linwood Community Council) (Vice-chair).
 
Recording of Meeting
This meeting will be recorded for subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site. If you have any queries regarding this please email democratic-services@renfrewshire.gov.uk. To find the recording please follow the link which will be attached to this agenda once the meeting has concluded.
Prior to the commencement of the meeting, the Chair intimated that this meeting of the Local Partnership would be recorded and that the recording would be available to watch on the Council's website.
Recording of Johnstone & Linwood Local Partnership - 30 September 2020
Present
Councillor Derek Bibby; Councillor Bill Binks; Lesley Compston (KLAS Care); Councillor Andy Doig; Councillor Audrey Doig; Councillor Alison Jean Dowling; Adele Fraser (Linstone Housing Association); Councillor John Hood, George MacDonald (Corseford Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); Councillor Alistair MacKay, James McLeod (Linwood Community Council); Iain McMillan (Thorn Athletic Sports Academy, previously known as Johnstone Community Sports Complex); Karen McShane (Dementia Friendly Group) (In attendance after Item 2 of the agenda); Councillor Emma Rodden; Councillor Andy Steel; Cheryl Thomas (Active Communities); and Stacey Thompson (substituting for Margaret Johnston of Johnstone Business Consortium).
Chair
Councillor Steel, Convener, presided.
In Attednance
D Gilles, Head of Facilities Management (Lead Officer); S Graham, Partnership Planning and Development Manager and Kellie Miller, Senior Planning and Policy Development Officer (both Chief Executive’s);and D Low, Democratic Services Manager and T Slater, Senior Committee Services Officer (both Finance & Resources).
Also in Attendance
A Cunningham (Renfrewshire Leisure); Constable B Dick (Police Scotland); and K McIntyre (Engage Renfrewshire).
Sederunt
Karen McShane (Johnstone Dementia Friendly Group) and Stacy Thomson (Johnstone Business Consortium) joined the meeting during consideration of the next item of business.
Declaration of Interest
Karen McShane (Johnstone Dementia Friendly Group) declared an interest in Item 3 – Applications for Local Partnership Funding in Johnstone and Linwood – 2020/21 (FR1216) – as she was a member of the organisation and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussion of voting thereon.
Standard Items
Items Of Business
Apologies
Apologies from members.
Councillor Jacqueline Cameron; Councillor James Sheridan; Margaret Johnston (Johnstone Business Consortium); Margaret Lavery (Quarrelton Area Tenants’ and Residents’ Association); and Thomas Wallace (Johnstone Community 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.
Cheryl Thomas (Active Communities) declared an interest in Item 3 – Applications for Local Partnership Funding in Johnstone and Linwood – 2020/21 (FR1085) – as she was a member of the organisation and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussion of voting thereon.

Adele Fraser (Linstone Housing Association) declared an interest in Item 3 – Applications for Local Partnership Funding in Johnstone and Linwood – 2020/21 (FR1142) – as she was a member of the organisation and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussion of voting thereon.

Lesley Compston (KLAS Care) declared an interest in Item 3 – Applications for Local Partnership Funding in Johnstone and Linwood – 2020/21 (FR1092) – as her organisation supported this group and indicated that she would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussion of voting thereon.

Jim McLeod (Linwood Community Council) declared an interest in Item 3 – Applications for Local Partnership Funding in Johnstone and Linwood – 2020/21 (FR1213) and (FR1214) – as he was a member of the organisation and indicated that he would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussion of voting thereon.

George MacDonald (Corseford Tenants’ and Residents’ Association) declared an interest in Item 3 – Applications for Local Partnership Funding in Johnstone and Linwood – 2020/21 (FR1124) – as he was a member of the organisation and indicated that he would remain in the meeting but not take part in discussion of voting thereon.
Minute of the meeting of this Local Partnership held on 21 November 2019.

1
There was submitted the Minute of the meeting of the Local Partnership held on 21 November 2019.

DECIDED:  That the Minute be approved.
Report by Chief Executive.

2
There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to the vacancy for a community representative member of the Local Partnership.

The report advised that an expression of interest had been received from Karen McShane of Johnstone Dementia Friendly Group and requested that members consider the appointment of Karen McShane to the Local Partnership.

DECIDED:  That Karen McShane of Johnstone Dementia Friendly Group be appointed to the vacant position as a community representative member of Johnstone and Linwood Local Partnership.
Report by Chief Executive.

3
There was submitted a report by the Chief Executive relative to applications for Local Partnership funding in Johnstone and Linwood for 2020/21.

The report intimated that applications for funding from the Local Partnership had been invited to reflect the Local Partnership’s priorities of Taking Pride in the Look and Feel of our Towns; What’s on in Johnstone and Linwood; Roads and Transport; Community Safety; and Focus on Young People.  The available allocation for Johnstone and Linwood was £47,044.  The sum of £50 per community representative required to be ringfenced for potential claims for administrative expenses, which left a balance of £46,344 for allocation.

The report advised that the Youth Challenge Fund component of Johnstone and Linwood’s funding, now known as Celebrating Renfrewshire, was £21,697.  This would be allocated by young people through a participatory budgeting process, which was currently underway.

The Chair proposed a method for considering the applications, which had been circulated to members prior to the meeting.  Following discussion, it was agreed that the Chair’s proposal be amended to award application FR1043 (Eat Up) the full amount requested and application FR1177 (Lamont Farm Project) 50% of the amount requested.

Following consideration, the Local Partnership agreed that the undernoted applications be determined as follows:-

Applications with Direct Reference to Johnstone and Linwood Local Priorities
FR1057 – Greenside Carers - awarded £300
FR1111 – The Boys Brigade, Paisley & District Battalion – awarded £337.74

Declaration of Interest

L Compston having declared an interest in application FR1092, remained in the meeting and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1092 – Toddle Tots CIC – awarded £776.81
FR1191 – Paisley YMCA – awarded £807.88
FR1212 – Shop Mobility Paisley & District – awarded £916.63

Declaration of Interest

K McShane having declared an interest in application FR1216, remained in the meeting and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1216 – Johnstone Dementia Friendly Community Group – awarded £1,916.35
FR1172 – Renfrewshire Access Panel – awarded £1,512.62
FR1167 – Johnston Band – awarded £1,725.86
FR1069 – Linwood Elderly Forum – awarded £1,891.36

Declaration of Interest

G MacDonald having declared an interest in application FR1124, remained in the meeting and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1124 – Fordbank Scout Group – awarded £2,481.89
FR1181 – The Breastfeeding Network – awarded £2,498.94
FR1143 – Thorn Primary School – awarded £3,377.42
FR1161 – Auchenlodment PS & ELC – awarded £4,728.39

Declaration of Interest

J McLeod having declared an interest in applications FR1214 and FR1213, remained in the meeting and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1214 – Linwood Community Council – awarded £5,403.87
FR1213 – Linwood Community Council – awarded £5,471.42

Declaration of Interest

C Thomas having declared an interest in application FR1085, remained in the meeting and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

FR1085 – Active Communities – awarded £6,018.57
FR1112 – Johnstone Business Consortium – awarded £3,796.22

Applications with Partial or No Reference to Johnstone and Linwood Local Priorities
FR1126 – Home-Start Renfrewshire & Inverclyde - declined
FR1089 – Paisley Sea Cadets - declined
FR1095 – Renfrewshire Walking Network - declined
FR1209 – Phoenix Flyers Dog Agility Club - declined
FR1043 – Eat Up – awarded £579.36
FR1073 – Rainbow Turtle - declined
FR1128 – Renfrewshire Christmas Toy Bank - declined
FR1074 – Ferguslie Cricket Club - declined
FR1068 – Meikleriggs Cricket Foundation - declined
FR1150 – The Wynd Centre - declined
FR1177 – Lamont Farm Project – awarded £2,000




Declaration of Interest

A Fraser having declared an interest in application FR1142, remained in the meeting and took no part in the discussion or voting thereon.

Applications Applicable to the Parks, Play Areas ad Greenspaces Fund
FR1142 – Linstone Housing Association – declined and referred to the Parks, Play Areas and Greenspaces Fund
FR1185 – Spateston Tenants’ and Residents’ Association – declined and referred to the Parks, Play Areas and Greenspaces Fund

Applications Applicable to the Celebrating Renfrewshire Youth Challenge Fund
FR1156 – RAMH – declined and referred to the Celebrating Renfrewshire Youth Challenge Fund
FR1204 – Youth Interventions – declined and referred to the Celebrating Renfrewshire Youth Challenge Fund

Applications Where the Date for Activity has Passed
FR1141 – PACE Theatre Co. - declined

Following discussion, it was proposed that a report be submitted to the next meeting of the Local Partnership on the position of Active Schools in relation to applications for grant funding.  This was agreed.

DECIDED:

(a)  That it be agreed to award the grant applications as noted above; and

(b)  That a report be submitted to the next meeting of the Local Partnership on the position of Active Schools in relation to applications for grant funding.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Ms Lesley Compston3Application FR1092 as her organisation support this group.Non-PecuniaryRemained in meeting and took no part in discussion or voting.
Ms Adele Fraser3Application FR1142 as she was a member of the organisation.Non-PecuniaryRemained in meeting and took no part in discussion or voting.
Mr George MacDonald3Application FR1124 as he was a member of the organisation.Non-PecuniaryRemained in meeting and took no part in discussion or voting.
Mr James McLeod3Applications FR1213 and FR1214 as he was a member of the organisation.Non-PecuniaryRemained in meeting and took no part in discussion or voting.
Karen McShane3Application FR1216 as she was a member of the organisation.Non-PecuniaryRemained in the meeting and took no part in discussion or voting.
Ms Cheryl Thomas3Application FR1085 as she was a member of the organisation.Non-PecuniaryRemained in meeting and took no part in discussion or voting.

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