Scottish Borders Council

Agenda

Venue: Via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Jenny Wilkinson, Clerk to the Council  Tel: 01835 825004 Email:  jjwilkinson@scotborders.gov.uk

Link: Teams live event

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Meeting Protocols

2.

Feedback from Meeting on 17 December 2020 pdf icon PDF 159 KB

Consider Minute of meeting held on 17 December 2020.  (Attached.)

 

3.

Transport

Update by SBC Localities Transport Officer.

4.

Fit for 2024: Review of Area Partnership and Community Fund pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Consider proposals from Berwickshire Area Partnership Review Sub-Group on the Community Fund and Area Partnership.  (Paper to follow)

5.

Berwickshire Community Fund 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 623 KB

Consider 5 applications for funding:

 

(a)      Eat Sleep Ride;

(b)      Berwickshire Marine Reserves;

(c)      Sea the Change;

(d)      Re-Tweed; and

(e)      Outside the Box

 

(Assessments attached along with Berwickshire Funding Table)

 

Additional documents:

6.

Current Consultations

  • Mainstreaming Equality in Scottish Borders Council and the Scottish Borders – closes 7 March 2021

https://scotborders.citizenspace.com/customer-communities/mainstreaming-equality-in-scottish-borders-council/

  • Updated Supplementary Planning Guidance – Planning Brief – Former Borders College, Galashiels – closes 31 March 2021

https://scotborders.citizenspace.com/regulatory-services/updated_spg_former_borders_college_gala/

7.

Other Information and News for Noting

7a

Berwickshire Locality Plan & Action Plan

Note that these plans are available online and outline the priorities of the Berwickshire area.

https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/downloads/download/1310/locality_plans

7b

Reston Station Project

Update on progress from Barrie Forrest, Chairman, Rail Action Group East of Scotland (RAGES).

https://www.rages.org.uk/

https://scotlandsrailway.com/projects/reston-station

https://network-rail.wistia.com/medias/0xv2ce4b40

7c

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Currently, there are no formal Participation Requests or formal Asset Transfer Requests being considered within Berwickshire.  Informal discussions are progressing in relation to 1 Asset Transfer Request.  Further information is available via this link: 

https://www.scotborders.gov.uk/info/20062/strategies_plans_and_policies/357/community_empowerment_scotland_act_2015

 

7d

Community Empowerment for Area Partnerships pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Information pack attached.

7e

Fit for 2024

Note outline of proposals for community engagement over future service delivery.  Link to Council report:

https://scottishborders.moderngov.co.uk/documents/s49976/Item%20No.%2011%20-%20Place%20Making%20Report.pdf

7f

Covid-19

7g

NHS Borders Wellbeing Service

7h

NHS Borders Wellbeing Point

7i

Caring Connected Communities Winter Newsletter

8.

Next Area Partnership meeting - Agenda Items

Consider items for inclusion in the agenda for the next meeting to be held on Thursday 20 May 2021.  .

(Local Community Councillor, SBC Councillor or the Communities & Partnership Team can be contacted with items after the meeting)

 

9.

Any Other Business

10.

Open Forum

11.

Dates of Next Meetings

  • Thursday 20 May 2021
  • Thursday 1 July 2021
  • Thursday 2 September 2021
  • Thursday 2 December 2021
  • Thursday 3 February 2022
  • Thursday 3 March 2022
  • Thursday 9 June 2022

 

12.

Meeting Evaluation

The link will be open from 18:30 on Thursday 4 March until 23:45 on Sunday 7 March 2021.

Link to evaluation:

 

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ojLtiWub20G7bzduyPzRHfDiOoTQ7RJIp4WKCi8l0h5UQkNOTlNMN1NYTTFMMEJORzI2N1VaSDZOMi4u

 

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