Scottish Borders Council

Agenda

Venue: Via MS Teams

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

Link: live stream of meeting

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 158 KB

Consider Minute of Scottish Borders Council held on 17 December 2020 for approval and signing by the Convener.  (Copy attached.)

 

5 mins

6.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Consider Minutes of the following Committees:-

 

(a)     Major Contracts Governance                             3 November 2020

(b)     Police, Fire & Rescue and Safer

          Communities Board                                           6 November 2020

(c)     Eildon Area Partnership                                     12 November 2020

(d)     Teviot & Liddesdale Area Partnership               17 November 2020   

(e)     Community Planning Strategic Board                19 November 2020

(f)      Civic Government Licensing                              20 November 2020

(g)     Pension Fund (Special)                                      26 November 2020

(h)     Berwickshire Area Partnership                           3 December 2020

(i)      Sustainable Development Committee               4 December 2020

(j)      Planning & Building Standards                          7 December 2020

(k)     Hawick Common Good Fund                             8 December 2020

(l)      Selkirk Common Good Fund                              9 December 2020

(m)    Jedburgh Common Good Fund                         9 December 2020

(n)     Audit & Scrutiny                                                 10 December 2020

(o)     Innerleithen Common Good Fund                     10 December 2020

(p)     Pension Fund                                                     11 December 2020

(q)     Pension Board                                                    11 December 2020

(r)      Local Review Body                                            14 December 2020

(s)     William Hill Trust                                                15 December 2020

(t)      Lauder Common Good Fund                             15 December 2020

(u)     Jedburgh Common Good Fund                         15 December 2020

(v)     Berwickshire Area Partnership (Special)           18 December 2020

(w)    Planning & Building Standards                          11 January     2021

 

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

 

Additional documents:

10 mins

7.

Committee Recommendation pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Consider recommendation from the Audit & Scrutiny Committee held on 10 December 2020.  (Copy Minute extract and supporting report attached.)

Additional documents:

30 mins

8.

Union Connectivity Review - Call For Evidence pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Consider report by Executive Director (Corporate Improvement & Economy).  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

15 mins

9.

Learning Estate Review Update

Consider report by Service Director Assets & Infrastructure.  (Copy to follow.)

15 mins

10.

Peebles High School Update pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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

15 mins

11.

Proposed Response to Consultation on Draft Revision to Councillors' Code of Conduct pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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

Additional documents:

10 mins

12.

Amendments to Committee Report Implications Section pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Consider report by Executive Director (Corporate Improvement & Economy).  (Copy attached.)

10 mins

13.

Arrangements for the By-Election for the Leaderdale and Melrose Ward pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Consider report by Executive Director (Corporate Improvement & Economy).  (Copy attached)

5 mins

14.

Draft Calendar of Meetings 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 331 KB

(a)     Consider bringing forward date of Council meeting in June from 24th to 17th to avoid school holidays.

 

(b)     Consider draft Calendar of Meetings for the period August 2021 to July 2022.  (Copy attached.)

15 mins

15.

Open Questions

16.

Any Other Items Previously Circulated

17.

Any Other Items Which the Convener Decides Are Urgent

18.

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

19.

Minute

Consider private Section of Minute of Scottish Borders Council held on 17 December 2020.  (Copy attached.)

2 mins

20.

Committee Minutes

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

 

(a)     Major Contracts Governance                             3 November 2020

(b)     Civic Government Licensing                              20 November 2020

(c)     Pension Fund (Special)                                      26 November 2020

(d)     Hawick Common Good Fund                             8 December 2020

(e)     Selkirk Common Good Fund                              9 December 2020

(f)      Pension Fund                                                     11 December 2020

(g)     Lauder Common Good Fund                             15 December 2020

 

(Please see separate Supplement containing private Committee Minutes.)

 

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