2. SPECIAL ITEM: Presentation by Andy Pirrie from SP Energy Networks on rebuilding the power line from Ardwell to Drummore
3. Sederunt and Apologies
4. Minutes of last Meeting
5. Matters arising
6. Police Matters
7. Treasurers Report
8. Group reports and updates
11. Date and time of next meeting
Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973
Adoption of the Amended Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils in Dumfries and Galloway 2018
The Scheme and associated Schedules were passed by resolution of the Dumfries and Galloway Council in terms of section 53 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 on 25September 2018. With the exception of Schedule 1, the terms of the Scheme come into force on Thursday, 1 November 2018. The terms of Schedule 1 shall come into force in October 2019, following the next scheduled ordinary election of Community Councils in Dumfries and Galloway, or following any by-election before this date (but not any election to fill casual vacancies).
The adopted Amended Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils which also operates as the Constitution can be found on the Council’s website at www.dumgal.gov.uk/communitycouncils
Completing Section 16 Signature - All Community Councils should complete Section 16of the Scheme at the next scheduled Community Council meeting. Please ensure the action is included in the minutes submitted to DGC. You may wish to consider using the following form of words when recording this in your minutes:-
‘The Scheme which also now operates as the Constitution for all Community Councils in Dumfries and Galloway was adopted by (Name of Community Council) on (date of meeting) and was signed by (Name of Chairman) as Chairman of (Name of Community Council) and witnessed by (name of community council member)’
Community Council Constitution – the Scheme is also the constitution. Please retain a signed copy of the Scheme in the event of external funding applications or where a copy of the constitution may be requested in future.
Please note that requests for paper copies should be submitted to CommunityCouncils@dumgal.gov.uk
Implementation Plan and Further Advice – any enquiries for further advice orpractical support on the adoption of the amended Scheme should be directed to CommunityCouncils@dumgal.gov.uk. Please let us know if you would like us to arrange for an officer to attend a future meeting of your Community Council to discuss any of the above matters.
With kind regards
Community Planning and Engagement Manager
Community Councils Dumfries & Galloway Council Municipal Chambers | Buccleuch Street | Dumfries DG1 2AD Phone 0303 333 3000 mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org