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.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 367 KB

Consider Minutes of Scottish Borders Council held on 31 March, 19 May and 26 May 2022 for approval and signing by the Convener.  (Copies attached.)

 

Additional documents:

5 mins

6.

Committee Minutes pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Consider Minutes of the following Committees:-

 

(a)     Major Contracts Governance Group                  1 March 2022

(b)     Local Review Body                                            7 March 2022

(c)     William Hill Trust                                                8 March 2022

(d)     Lauder Common Good Fund                             8 March 2022

(e)     Berwickshire Area Partnership                           3 March 2022

(f)      Sustainable Development                                  11 March 2022

(g)     Audit & Scrutiny                                                  14 March 2022

(h)     Hawick Common Good Fund                             15 March 2022

(i)      Chambers Institution Trust                                 16 March 2022

(j)      Peebles Common Good Fund                           16 March 2022

(k)     Pension Fund                                                     17 March 2022

(l)      Pension Board                                                    17 March 2022

(m)    Local Review Body                                            21 March 2022

(n)     Jedburgh Common Good Fund                         21 March 2022

(o)     Kelso Common Good Fund                               22 March 2022

(p)     Teviot & Liddesdale Area Partnership               22 March 2022

(q)     Cheviot Area Partnership                                   23 March 2022

(r)      Planning & Building Standards                          28 March 2022

(s)     Civic Government Licensing                              29 March 2022

(t)      Hawick Common Good Fund                             29 March 2022

(u)     Tweeddale Area Partnership                             29 March 2022

(v)     Galashiels Common Good Fund                       30 March 2022

(w)     Eildon Area Partnership                                     31 March 2022

(x)     Local Review Body                                            18 April 2022

(y)     Civic Government Licensing                              22 April 2022

 

(Separate Supplement containing the public Committee Minutes to follow.)

 

Additional documents:

5 mins

7.

Emergency Powers Report pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Note approval under the Emergency Powers Procedure in respect of support For Disasters Emergency Committee, assisting Ukraine.  (Copy attached.)       

 

20 mins

8.

Review Group Update in connection with Independent Inquiry Action Plan pdf icon PDF 341 KB

Consider update by Chief Executive.

Additional documents:

15 mins

9.

Mothballing Policy pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Consider report by Director Education and Lifelong Learning.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

15 mins

10.

Proposal to Mothball Eddleston Primary School pdf icon PDF 197 KB

Consider report by Director Education and Lifelong Learning.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

15 mins

11.

UK Government Shared Prosperity Fund pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Consider report by Director Resilient Communities.  (Copy attached.)

15 mins

12.

Gypsy Travellers - Site Provision pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Consider report by Director Social Work and Practice.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

10 mins

13.

Appointments

13a

Pension Fund Board - one Member

(Not a Member of the Pension Fund Committee)

13b

Playpark Members Oversight Group

Appoint a Chair of the Group and one representative from each of the five Area Partnerships.

15 mins

14.

Open Questions pdf icon PDF 185 KB

15.

Any Other Items Previously Circulated

16.

Any Other Items Which the Convener Decides Are Urgent

17.

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

18.

Minute

Consider private Section of Minute of Scottish Borders Council held on 31 March 2022.  (Copy attached.)

2 mins

19.

Committee Minutes

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

 

(a)     Major Contracts Governance Group                  1 March 2022

(b)     Hawick Common Good Fund                             15 March 2022

(c)     Chambers Institution Trust                                 16 March 2022

(d)     Peebles Common Good Fund                           16 March 2022

(e)     Pension Fund                                                     17 March 2022

(f)      Jedburgh Common Good Fund                         21 March 2022

(g)     Civic Government Licensing                              29 March 2022

(h)     Hawick Common Good Fund                             29 March 2022

(i)      Civic Government Licensing                              22 April 2022

 

(Please see separate Supplement containing private Committee Minutes.)

5 mins

20.

Emergency Powers Approval

Note approval under the Emergency Powers procedure of report on Strategic Events Investment.  (Copy attached.)

15 mins

21.

UK Government Levelling Up Fund Bids for Scottish Borders

Consider report by Director Resilient Communities.  (Copy attached.)

10 mins

22.

Lease of Ormiston Institute

Consider report by Director Infrastructure and Environment.  (Copy attached.)

 

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