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Meeting Details

Communities Committee
25 Sep 2018 - 09:30 to 10:45
Occurred

Documents

Agenda

Public Items
1 Sederunt
2 Declaration of Group Decisions and Members Interests *
1

In terms of Standing Order 20 and the Councillors’ Code of Conduct, there were no declarations from Group Leaders or Spokespersons in regard to any prior decisions taken on how Members will vote on any item on the agenda or any declarations of Member’s interests in respect of any item on the agenda.

 

3 Resolution

Consider, and if so decide, adopt the following resolution:

"That under Section 50A (4) and (5) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, as amended, the public and media representatives be excluded from the meeting for Items 13 and 14 of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information of the class described in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act.”

 

2

The Chair advised the Resolution in the agenda requested that items 13 and 14 should be heard in confidence; this should have stated items 14 and 15.  Thereafter the resolution was agreed.

 

 

3

The minute of the meeting of the Communities Committee dated 26 June 2018 was submitted and approved.

 

5 Written Questions **
4

The Committee noted that no written questions had been submitted.

 

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

5

Under reference to paragraph 12 of the draft Minute of the meeting dated 26 June 2018 a report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) informed the Committee of the requirement to develop and publish a Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan (RRTP), and the publication of related Scottish Government guidance.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed to note the:

  1. Scottish Government's requirement that local authorities produce a RRTP; and


  2. Council's draft RRTP will be presented in November to this Committee for approval prior to its submission to the Scottish Government by 31 December 2018.

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

6

Under reference to paragraph 13 of the Minute of the meeting of Moray Council dated 14 February 2018 a report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) presented the budget monitoring for the Housing Revenue Account and General Services Other Housing Budget for the period to 30 June 2018.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed to note the budget monitoring report for the period to 30 June 2018.

 

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

7

A report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) advised the Committee about the Housing and Property Service Improvement Plan for 2018/19.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed the Housing and Property Service Improvement Plan for 2018/19, as set out in appendix I of the report.

 

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

8

A report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) informed the Committee of the position to 30 June 2018 for the Housing Investment Programme for 2018/19.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed to note the position as at 30 June 2018 with regards to the Housing Investment Programme for 2018/19.

 

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

9

A report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) informed the Committee of progress on the Moray Home Energy Efficiency Programme.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed to:

  1. note the progress made on the delivery of the Moray Home Energy Efficiency Programme; and

  2. further reports on progress being presented to the Committee.

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

10

Under reference to paragraph 5 of the Minute of the meeting dated 17 October 2017 a report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) informed the Committee of progress on the Council's new build housing programme and also the Bilbohall masterplan.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed to:

  1. note the details of the Council's Programme Agreement for 2018-19;

  2. note the progress on the Council's new build housing programme;

  3. note progress on the Bilbohall masterplan; and

  4. further reports on programme progress being presented to the Committee.

Report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure)

 

11

Under reference to paragraph 13 of the Minute of the meeting dated 23 April 2013 a report by the Corporate Director (Economic Development, Planning and Infrastructure) informed the Committee of Community Safety & Antisocial Behaviour performance in 2017/18 and provided an update on work undertaken by the Community Safety Partnership.  An overview of results for the Community Safety Customer Satisfaction Survey 2017/18 was also presented.

 

Following consideration the Committee agreed to:

  1. welcome performance against the outcomes performing well; and

  2. note the measures and activity being undertaken in relation to those requiring action.
13 Question Time ***

Consider any oral question on matters delegated to the Committee in terms of the Council's Scheme of Administration. 

 

12

Councillor Creswell stated she had attended the initial meeting of the Violence Against Women Partnership and sought clarification on progress.

 

In response the Chair advised this would be on the agenda for the next Police and Fire and Rescue Services Committee on 22 November 2018.

 

 

Private Items
Items which the Committee may wish to consider with the Press and Public excluded

 

14 Building Services Trading Operation Budget 2018-19 - Budget Monitoring [Para 9]
  • Information on proposed terms and/or expenditure to be incurred by the Authority;
  1. Building Services Budget Monitoring - App 1
    • Information on proposed terms and/or expenditure to be incurred by the Authority;
15 Council New Build Phase 7 - Report on Tender [Paras 6 & 9]
  • Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person(s);
  • Information on proposed terms and/or expenditure to be incurred by the Authority;
  1. Council Build Tender Report - Appendix I
    • Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person(s);
    • Information on proposed terms and/or expenditure to be incurred by the Authority;
Summary of the Communities Committee functions:

To deal with matters relating to Housing/HMOs, Housing Regeneration, Homelessness, Social Inclusion, Equalities, Community Safety, Anti-Social Behaviour (including road accidents) and Community Liaison.

 

 

Meeting Documents

There are no separate meeting documents but there may be meeting documents assigned to the Agenda.

Declarations of Interests

Visitors

The Head of Housing and Property; the Head of Development Services; the Housing Strategy and Development Manager; the Building Services Manager; the Asset Manager; the Housing Needs Manager; Ms Suzanne Wilson, Research and Information Officer; and Mrs Caroline Howie, Committee Services Officer as Clerk to the Meeting.

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