Old Luce Community Council Meeting
8 p.m. Monday 4th April, 2016
Fred Murray Chairman Derek
Robert Higgins Secretary
Committee: Elizabeth Innes, Joan Miskimmins, Gogie McKinstry,
Mike Lane and Diane Lowe.
Irene Wilmont and Caroline
Graham Forster advised of the failure by DGC to properly advise/evaluate the school turbines. Restitution is to
be made after consultation with the school.
PC Allison – reported
11/3/16 – report that
a local farmer found a chicken with its neck broken and hung in his shed. Enquiries on-going.
11/3/15- Female reported her 5 dogs have been attacked by two dogs. Dogs uninjured. Other dog’s
owner not traced.
20/03/16 – Vehicles within Lady Stair park.
Registrations obtained and drivers to be spoken with.
Minutes Previous Meeting: Prop: D Sloan Sec: M Lane AGREED.
2. Matters Arising:
A representation will be sent to Scottish Government re. statutory consultation requesting the future catchment area
be delineated. This was not specified by DGC closure report.
Lorry Park access: On-site meeting still to be arranged.
'No dogs' signs requested and awaiting for children’s play area.
d) Secretary detailed the representation/survey response on the Dunragit by-pass.
e) Updates from Councillor McClung:-Dog fouling in Lady Stair
Park – This has been reported to the Community Safety Team and at least one individual has been issued with the appropriate
fixed penalty ticket.
f) Pot hole, Fineview Crescent
– There was a pot hole reported to me as being in the middle of the roadway just into Fineview Crescent from North Street
– This has been patched temporarily, but will be permanently repaired prior to the road being ‘surfaced’
during the summer as part of the scheduled maintenance.
g) C3 (Whitecarn Road) – I was copied into a letter to the Council regarding numerous areas of
pot holes on this road. A number of pot holes have been repaired and following a site meeting between Robert Comie and myself
several further pot holes have been identified and will be repaired over the next couple of weeks. Further monitoring of this
road and also the C22 (Three Lochs road) will take place and any repairs necessary carried out in a timely manner. For your
information I have contacted the original complainer and updated them.
Paterson, Vice Chairman arrived with apology for lateness, previously notified.
3. Correspondence: Drochduil Former Pupils – Homecoming. Letter from
Chairman D McHarrie requesting support.
The sum of £500 agreed
for underwriting purposes. Proposed M Lane and seconded by G McKinstry
Club February: Drawn by 1) Joan Miskimmins 2) M Lane 3) E Innes.
£25 Brian Miskimmins: £50 E Innes and £100 Robert Rankin Jnr.
AOCB: Chairman raised the winter closure of the toilets particularly
as facility is on the A75/E18 Euro route signage.
Unanimous support to pursue per the Sports Committee a new purpose built
shed in Stair Park replacing the portacabin. Also consideration of building toilets on the previous portacabin toilet site.
Development Trust meeting 7pm on the 6th instant.
Next Meeting Monday 6th June, 2016 @ 8PM in Glenluce