Scottish Borders Council

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Street Traders - Kingsmeadows Car Park pdf icon PDF 355 KB

Consider paper by Estates Surveyor.  (Copy attached.)

Minutes:

With reference to paragraph 4 of the Minute of 18 August 2021, there had been circulated copies of a paper by the Estates Surveyor on the use of Kingsmeadows Car Park by Street Traders.  The paper explained that 2 Traders, namely Braw Brew and Flower of Milk, had requested to use Kingsmeadows Car Park.  There was only space for one trader and their requested days and times would overlap next summer.  It was proposed that the site be allocated on a first come first served basis which would give Flower of Milk their preferred days and times.  However, they did not want to trade until next June son that basis it was proposed that Braw Brew be allowed to trade from Wednesday to Sunday until next June when their days would be reduced to Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday when Flower of Milk would trade on Thursday and Friday.  A daily charge of £10 per day would be made.  Members agreed to approve this proposal.  However, the Chairman asked that both traders be encouraged to use sustainable materials when serving their food and drink and was agreed that this be recommended to them

 

DECISION

AGREED that:-

 

(a)     subject to the traders entering into a temporary occupation agreement, obtaining all necessary licences and planning permissions and paying daily charge of £10

 

         (i)       Braw Brew be given permission to use the site Wednesday through Sunday until next June whereby they would be able to occupy the site Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday; and

 

         (ii)      Flower of Milk be given permission to use the site on Thursday and Friday next June, July and August.

 

(b)    that both traders be encouraged to use sustainable materials when serving their food and drink.

 

2.

Haylodge Park pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Consider request for use of Haylodge Park for educational purposes.  (Copy email attached.)

Minutes:

There had been circulated copies of a request from Michelle Fraser of branching Upwards for permission to use the woodland at the edge of the river in Haylodge Park to runs sessions for children from Kingsland Primary School.  These session were entitled “Nurture in Nature” and funded by the Scottish Government.  It was noted that this Group had used this area previously.

 

DECISION

AGREED to approve the request.

 

3.

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 item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the aforementioned Act.”

 

Minutes:

DECISION

AGREED under Section 50A(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 to exclude the public from the meeting during consideration of the business detailed in the Appendix to this Minute on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 6 of Part I of Schedule 7A to the Act.

 

SUMMARY OF PRIVATE BUSINESS

 

4.

Jedderfield Farm

Consider paper by Estates Surveyor.  (Copy attached.)

Minutes:

Members approved a paper by the Estates Surveyor on the scoring scheme for applications to lease Jedderfield Farm.

 

 

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