Fred Murray- Chairman
Ian Paterson-Vice Chairman
Derek Sloan – Treasurer
Committee Members; Gordon McKinstry, Caroline Heron, Elizabeth Innes, Joanne
Miskimmins, Diane Lowe, Derek McDowall, Irene Wilmont
Tom McKie, PC Gayle Allison, Robert Higgins, Julie-Anne Copeland
A number of items were taken from a car parked in Main
Street, Glenluce. A wallet has been recovered but a wind reading device and a Sat Nav. is still outstanding.
A male was seen acting suspiciously near to Bankfield
Farm, whilst walking a dog. Any similar sightings to be reported to Police.
A young male ran into the path of a vehicle and received bruising to his foot. The driver was not
Members of the Public; Mike Lane, Allan Ross and Ian
1. Mins of Previous Meeting: Proposed Elizabeth Innes
Seconded Derek Sloan: Agreed
2. Matters Arising: Mr Mike Lane
from the Kennels Glenluce told the meeting that the map he presented to the CC showed that he owned the land that was disputed.
He went on to say the new fence was to give his family privacy.
The Chairman raised the issue of possible drugs being smoked near the
church hall as there was some suspect drug material near a door entrance. Caroline Heron has spoken to the members of the
Youth Club and she said the children told her that they were sweet papers. The CC hoped that this would not become an issue
at the new skate park.
5. Wind Farm Survey
The Chairman gave a brief update on the CARES grant progress. He then went on to explain the format for the survey
which would be available to fill in on line, also hard copies to be placed in the shop.
A discussion took place on a budget for the open meeting to be held in August. This was to provide catering and prizes.
A decision on this was not taken and would be finalized at the next meeting.
6. Wind Farm Grant Business
A quote for the
Play Park fence of £7477 plus vat has been received from John Brodie of DG Council. The funds for this project would
have to be applied for to the OLCC trust group for a decision on funding. It was agreed that an application should be made.
An application has been made for blinds for the hall.
The chairman read out a letter from the Youth Club requesting £500 for the opening day of the skate park. This
was to help with entertainers and travel costs The C.C. decided to provide £250 towards this event.
The funds from FS for the micro grants would be made available soon.
St Helena Path– Meeting was held
in May with the core path officer which involved a site visit. He felt that a bridge was needed and the cost would be approx
£1200 to which the CC would be expected to make a contribution .
Road -The Chairman updated the CC on the alterations at the entrance to Bankfield farm. This has been made into a pedestrian
only access. The CC had no issues with this but felt that, as the main local body, we should have been consulted on this
at an earlier stage. Councillor Roberta Tuckfield to make enquires why CC was not informed.
8. Turbine Trophy Day
is to take place on 16 August at Kirkcowan. The transport is to be discussed at the next meeting.
9. Community Website
Nothing to report.
10. 100 Club
June Draw by; Allan Ross, Mike Lane and Ian McKnight.
1st Prize £100 - Robert and Margaret Stewart
2nd Prize £50 - James Miskimmins
Prize £25 - Barbara Paterson
Ian McKnight told the meeting of an ongoing problem of dog fouling around his property. The CC
felt that this was becoming an issue in Glenluce and surrounding area. Councillor Tuckfield to arrange more bins for the
affected areas, if possible.
Ian Paterson thanked the volunteers who helped
plant the flower tubs.
Next Meeting - Monday 7th September, Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm.