Scottish Borders Council

Agenda

Venue: Via MS Teams

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

Link: link to Live Stream

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 313 KB

Consider Minute of Scottish Borders Council held on 27 May 2021 for approval and signing by the Convener.  (Copy attached.)

 

5 mins

6.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 4 KB

Consider Minutes of the following Committees:-

 

a)      Audit & Scrutiny                                                 10 May 2021

(b)     Police, Fire & Rescue & Safer Communities     14 May 2021

(c)     Local Review Body                                            17 May 2021

(d)     Executive                                                           18 May 2021

(e)     William Hill Trust                                                18 May 2021

(f)      Peebles Common Good Fund                           19 May 2021

(g)     Peebles Common Good Fund                           26 May 2021

(h)     Planning & Building Standards                          31 May 2021

 

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

 

Additional documents:

10 mins

7.

Appointment of Independent Investigator in Connection with the Council's Handling of School Assault Allegations pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Consider report by the Chief Executive.  (Copy attached.)

20 mins

8.

Refresh of Scottish Borders Council Corporate Plan 2018-2023 pdf icon PDF 432 KB

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

Additional documents:

20 mins

9.

Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Regional Growth Framework Update pdf icon PDF 296 KB

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

Additional documents:

20 mins

10.

Draft South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy pdf icon PDF 193 KB

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

Additional documents:

25 mins

11.

Supplementary Planning Guidance: Tweedbank - Vision for Growth and Sustainability pdf icon PDF 212 KB

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

Additional documents:

25 mins

12.

Climate Change Route Map for the Scottish Borders pdf icon PDF 194 KB

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

Additional documents:

20 mins

13.

Eyemouth Primary School - Update Report pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Consider report by Service Director Young People, Inclusion & Engagement.  (Copy attached.)

15 mins

14.

Scottish Borders Proposed Gaelic Language Plan pdf icon PDF 242 KB

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

 

Additional documents:

15 mins

15.

Respite Care for Children with Complex Needs and Those in Kinship Care pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Consider report by Chief Officer, Public Protection & Social Work. (Copy attached.)

25 mins

16.

Proposed Service Redesign Opportunities for Engagement pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Consider joint report by Executive Director, Corporate Improvement & Economy; Service Director HR & Communications; and Service Director Customer & Communities.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

20 mins

17.

Revision of Community Asset Transfer Policy pdf icon PDF 287 KB

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

Additional documents:

5 mins

18.

Committee Membership

Consider the following appointments:

 

(a)        A member of the Administration as a replacement for Councillor Haslam on the Sustainable Development Committee; and

 

(b)        A replacement for Councillor Greenwell on the IJB and IJB Audit Committee.

5 mins

19.

Motion by Councillor Paterson

Consider Motion by Councillor Paterson in the following terms:

 

“Scottish Borders Council reaffirms its 100% commitment to extending the Borders Railway to Carlisle via Hawick and Newcastleton, and if possible, instigates a meeting with the Transport Ministers of the UK Government and the Scottish Government to hopefully leave both Parliaments in no doubt about the strength of feelings from the many people south of Tweedbank for the Borders Railway to be extended as quickly as possible.”

 

15 mins

20.

Open Questions

21.

Any Other Items Previously Circulated - Committee Recommendation pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Consider recommendation made by the Police, Fire & Rescue and Safer Communities Board at their meeting on 14 May 2021.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

22.

Any Other Items Which the Convener Decides Are Urgent

23.

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.”

2 mins

24.

Committee Minutes

Consider private Sections of the Minutes of the following Sub-Committee:-

 

Peebles Common Good Fund – 19 May and 26 May 2021

 

(Please see separate Supplement containing private Committee Minutes.)

25 mins

25.

UK Community Renewal Fund - Shortlisted Projects for the Scottish Borders

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

 

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