Scottish Borders Council

Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Newtown St. Boswells

Contact: Louise McGeoch Tel 01835 825005  email  lmcgeoch@scotborders.gov.uk

Items
Note No. Item

1.

Convener's Remarks.

2.

Apologies for Absence.

3.

Order of Business.

4.

Declarations of Interest.

2 mins

5.

Minute pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Consider Minute of Scottish Borders Council held on 19 December 2019 for approval and signing by the Convener.  (Copy attached.)

 

15 mins

6.

Common Good Fund Sub Committees - Ratification by Full Council pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Consider report by Executive Director (Finance and Regulatory).  (Copy attached.)

5 mins

7.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Consider Minutes of the following Committees:-

 

(a)     Kelso Common Good Fund                               19 November 2019

(b)     Chambers Institution Trust                                 20 November 2019

(c)     Peebles Common Good Fund                           20 November 2019

(d)     Hawick Common Good Fund                            26 November 2019

(e)     Planning & Building Standards                           9 December 2019

(f)      Local Review Body                                            16 December 2019

(g)     Pension Fund Board                                           17 December 2019

(h)     Pension Fund Committee                                  17 December 2019

(i)      Selkirk Common Good Fund                             18 December 2019

(j)      Planning & Building Standards                           13 January 2020

(k)     Standards                                                           16 January 2020

 

(Please see separate Supplement containing the public Committee Minutes.)

 

Additional documents:

5 mins

8.

Committee Minute Recommendation pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Consider the recommendation made by Hawick Common Good Fund Sub-Committee at their meeting on 26 November 2019.  (Copy attached.)

15 mins

9.

Response to the Consultation by on the Scottish Government on the Replacement of the European Structural Funds in Scotland Post EU-Exit pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Consider report by Chief Executive.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

30 mins

10.

Draft Supplementary Planning Guidance: Tweedbank - Vision for Growth Sustainability pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Consider report by Executive Director.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

10 mins

11.

Core Banking Services pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Consider report by Executive Director (Finance and Regulatory).  (Copy attached.)

15 mins

12.

CCTV Provision in the Scottish Borders pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Consider report by Service Director Assets and Infrastructure.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

5 mins

13.

Motion by Councillor Weatherston

Consider Motion by Councillor Weatherston in the following terms:-

 

Following many complaints over several years from Sports groups and parents of children, Scottish Borders Council agrees to write to the Scottish Government requesting an addition to the Dog Fouling (Scotland Act) 2003 to create a new offence.  It is requested that it be made an offence for a person in charge of a dog to allow it to defecate at any time on a sports pitch or children’s play area.”

 

5 mins

14.

Motion by Councillor Greenwell

Consider Motion by Councillor Greenwell in the following terms:-

 

That the Council call on COSLA to set up a policy forum specifically related to developing policies and policy adjustments aimed at supporting serving and former members of the Armed forces and their families in accordance with the commitments made by all local Authorities in support of the Armed forces Covenant.”   

 

15 mins

15.

Open Questions

5 mins

16.

Committee Membership

(a)     Consider replacement of Councillor Aitchison on the Planning & Building Standards Committee and the Local Review Body; and

 

(b)     Appointment of the Leader as the Interim Portfolio Holder for Transformation.

17.

Any Other Items Previously Circulated

18.

Any Other Items Which the Convener Decides Are Urgent

19.

Private Business

Before proceeding with the private business, the following motion should be approved:-

 

“That under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the aforementioned Act.”

1 mins

20.

Minute

Consider private Section of Minute of Scottish Borders Council held on 19 December 2019.  (Copy attached.)

1 mins

21.

Committee Minutes

Consider private Sections of the Minutes of the following Committees:-

 

(a)     Chambers Institution Trust                                 20 November 2019

(b)     Hawick Common Good Fund                            26 November 2019

(c)     Pension Fund Board                                           17 December 2019

 

(Please see separate Supplement containing private Committee Minutes.)

5 mins

22.

Committee Minute Recommendation

Consider recommendation by the Hawick Common Good Fund Sub-Committee at their meeting on 26 November 2019.  (Copy attached.)

 

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