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Clydebank East Community Council

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 07/01/19

 

  1. Chairperson Welcomes Everyone
  2. Matters Arising from Last Meeting
  3. Treasurer's Report
  4. Secretary's Report
  5. Councillors Report
  6. Police Report
  7. Any other competent business.

Clydebank East Community Council
meeting 7 January 2019


Attendees

  • A. Conarty
  • L. Bell
  • D. Bell
  • J. White
  • E. Wyper
  • B. Wyper
  • A. Rutherford
  • J. Henry

Apologies

  • Cllr M. McNair


John thanked everyone for coming to the meeting and gave the fire drill

Matters arising from previous minutes

  • There were no matters arising from previous minutes Proposed by J. Henry
  • Seconded by A. Conarty

Treasures Report

  • We have £239.87 in the bank we also have confirmation of cheque for £2026.65 but not cleared
    from bank.
  • Brian McQuillan questioning what we do with monies Dawn Riddick passed everything so we need a
    meeting with these parties to sort this out

Police Report

  • We have had no contact from police in 4 months John has been contacting them by telephone but is
    getting no response. John is now going to go to Police Station to see if he can get someone to
    respond.

Councillors Report

  • No councillors at community council meeting and we received no apologies except one from Cllr
    M. McNair


A.O.C.B

  • Jimmy has not had his hedges cut in two years but others are getting theirs done wants to know why.
  • Ongoing damage to roof 2014 4yrs later council has now admitted liability just waiting on confirmation on when work will be carried out.
  • Lights out on Barns Street at Chicane
  • I have been asked to send an e-mail to Joyce White with these complaints as no councillors are present and to ask who the estate manager is for Whitecrook as we no longer know who this is.

Whitecrook Airport Noise Association

  • Joe and Tam have a meeting on 25th January over at airport so will give an update at next meeting.


John closed meeting and thanked everyone for coming along.
Next Meeting 4th February 2019 at 7pm.

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 04/02/19

 

  1. Welcomes
  2. Apologies
  3. Centre 81/CHA Ramp Design Consultation
  4. Councillors Report
  5. Secretary Report
  6. Treasurers Report
  7. Police Report
  8. Any Other Business

Clydebank East Community Council Minutes
4th February 2019

In Attendance: J.White, A. Rutherford,A. Connarty, L. Bell, D.Bell, A.Lynch
Apologies: J.Henry, E. Wyper
Councillors: M.McNair, W. Hendrie, D. Lennie, G.Casey
Guest Speakers: D.Denholm- Architect& Design. S.Keenan CHA/ Director
Community Police In Attendance.

Chairperson John White welcomed everyone to meeting and explained Fire Drill Procedures.
Minutes Approved by A. Connarty and A. Rutherford.
Matters Arising from Previous Minutes. None Noted.

Guest Speakers:

David Denholm from Architecture & Design gave a detailed explanation of the new Clydebank Canal Path and provided power points with the view to the safety of this new development. Will be directly behind Social Centre81 and will increase the use of the new Sports Facility. Trees will be removed from the Braes Ave-with ramps being fitted for those with poor mobility.They are planning for well lite areas, along the canal path. Consultations are currently taking place with Roads& Panning Dept, Clydebank Housing Association,Community Police and Sketch & Design. CCTV will be provided at start of path, alongside Speed Cameras.

Consultations to begin in April in Clydebank Town Hall, with 3 Community Meetings to be arranged. Names to be put forward to highlight the Canal path alongside the involvement with Local Schools. Potential names suggested who had a strong link with Clydebank were Duncan Bannantyne, Kevin Bridges, James Cosmos, Marty Pellow (of the band Wet Wet Wet) Other names suggested were Jimmy Reid, Jane Rae & Violet Maguire. Ongoing Discussion to be held with local people and local school pupils.

Sharon Keenan (CHA) Must await Funding from 3 different Funders. CHA is a Registered Charity. A Flower Project could enhance the local area.

Community Council will be kept updated re the progress, when consultations are formalised. It was generally agreed it was a good idea to involve the local schools, as students could benefit from learning more about the local history
of Clydebank, with the people, who had made a mark within the Town.

Police Report

Community Policeman left the meeting early. Gave Chairperson details of crime within this area.
36 Crime Reports.13 Solved. lx Dangerous Dog, 3 x Drugs Offences, 4x Thefts, 6 Breach of Peace, 5x Vandalism.

Treasurers Report

A. Connarty advised we had received our new annual grant from WDC. Balance now-£2,566.42p.

Councillors Reports

Daniel Lennie, had no reports and stated he was not in agreement with the new bridge as it was a private company.

Councillor-Gail Casey-Reported that Scottish Government had approved City Deal Renfrew & new build bridge at Yoker/Renfrew, now going ahead. Councillor Willie Hendrie was initially against the new bridge, but now supports it.

Councillor Marie McNair- gave update on various issues. Discussed Anti Social Behaviour.... also issues of Fly Tipping & Dumping .. More Skips provided within the Whitecrook area. Hopefully, this will reduce the Fly Tipping.

Site Visit to be arranged along the Greenspace area, however the WDC employee currently on sick leave. King Street is the only street to have Fencing provided. Fencing & Hedges around Braes Ave are being sorted.

Any Other Business

Issues of Parking re-the OHR School was raised.This has been on-going issue for 2 years. Lack of parking Spaces and Double Yellow Lines. Issue of Give Way Signs, was raised. Obliterated-causing restriction for local residents.
Complaint made to Transport Dept.


Chairperson Thanked Everyone for their Attendance.
Date of next Community Council Meeting-Monday 4th March @ 7pm

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda on Monday 4th March 2019@ 7pm.

  1. Welcome from Chairperson & fire drill Procedures
  2. Apologies
  3. Matters Arising from Previous Minutes
  4. Guest Speakers re Update on Clydebank canal
  5. Police Report
  6. Treasurers Report
  7. Councillors Reports
  8. Any Other Business

Clydebank East Community Council Minutes
4th March 2019

Attendees

  • L. Bell
  • D. Bell
  • E. Wyper Secretary
  • J. White Chairperson
  • W. Hendie Provost
  • M. McNair Cllr
  • A. Conarty Treasurer
  • J. Henry Vice Chair
  • B. Wyper
  • G. Casey Cllr
  • A. Rutherford

Apologies

  • D. Lennie Cllr

John thanked everyone for attending and gave the fire safety drill.

Treasurers Report

We have £2166.42 in the bank

Secretary Report

Nothing to report

Cllrs Reports

  • Mr Gilles hedge now cut.
  • O.H.R parking problem not roads department It is a school problem
  • D Lynch copy in Dawn Connor about King Street fencing
  • Ian Bain tree covered by conservation order taken complaint to R.Cairns awaiting further communication
  • Issue about bins in Mill Road at junction Mill Road and Barns Street

A.O.C.B

  • Rumours about J Browns park being sold off and want to know whats happening as there are concerns, some rumours about building houses and as park was donated to community can councillors find out for us.
  • Joe and Tam had meeting with airport, insulation not happening until October
  • So people need to phone if noise of planes is disturbing them.
  • £1 million set aside to insulate homes asked for ban on night flights
  • Proposed application for Thor Ceramics for housing 15th May 2019 ask Turnberry to come along to community council to give presentation.
  • Webster Street have mice and rats and council not doing anything to help residents told to sort this themselves
  • Awestruck Academy shut down for repairs environmental health have shut this until repairs are carried out shopping centre wont help 2 buildings are in disrepair council own 16% want council to help bring shopping centre back into local control
  • Market village leased from shopping centre Iceland had its heating turned off for 5 /8 weeks health and safety need to take a look at this
  • John thanked everyone for attending the meeting next meeting 1st April 2019 at 7pm.

Clydebank East Community Council meeting 15 April 2019 AGM

  • Everyone stepped down from their posts and elections were duly held
  • John White was re-elected as chairperson proposed by Alistair Conarty seconded by Donna
  • John White proposed Joe Henry as vice chair seconded by Brian Wyper
  • Elsbeth Wyper as secretary proposed by Liz seconded by Brian Wyper
  • Alistair Conarty as treasurer proposed by John White seconded by Donna
  • Financial Statement £1.716.42 will be sent to West Dunbartonshire Council at the end of the meeting.
  • Apologies Provost William Hendrie, Joe Henry, Allan Rutherford and Elsbeth Wyper

Police report for February 2019

  • 2 drug arrests
  • 2 breach of the peace
  • 5 vandalism arrests
  • Lots of thefts from Clydebank East Flats
  • 25 calls reported 11 detected vandalism and thefts

Police report for march 2019

  • 2 possession of drugs
  • 6 thefts
  • 4 breach of the peace
  • 35 issues form Clydebank East Flats
  • 1 of someone running around with a knife
  • Police concerns of lights left on at flats
  • Marie explained this is due to flight path for planes coming in
  • End of police report

Any Other Business

  • Still waiting on councillors report on parking at O.H.R. from Raymond Walsh
  • Still a lot of concerns over dog fouling in our area.
  • Our gala day will be on 3 August 2019

End of meeting

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 01/07/19

  1. Chairperson Welcomes Everyone
  2. Matters Arising from Last Meeting
  3. Treasurer's Report
  4. Secretary's .Report
  5. Councillors Report
  6. Police Report
  7. Any other competent business.

Clydebank east community council meeting 15 July 2019

Present

  • A. Conarty
  • E. Wyper
  • Cllr. D Lennie
  • John White
  • Donna Bell
  • Liz Bell
  • Allan Rutherford
  • Joe Henry

Apologies

  • B. Wyper

 

  • John thanked everyone for attending and gave the fire drill, john apologised for having to cancel last meeting
  • Minutes from previous meeting approved by Alistair Conarty, seconded by Donna Bell

Treasurers report £1,716.42

  • Alistair had a meeting with finance department and they want to know what we are spending our money on. We received £250 from Provost Fund for bus to fireworks display.
  • We have receipts for every transaction.
  • Can we have a report back for this question.
  • Alistair suggested that we take taxis instead of claiming fuel allowance
  • Computer and memory stick to be purchased for use of secretary, Cllr Lennie
  • Suggested that we get three quotes for this

Police Report

  • 3 x domestic abuse
  • 7 x drug offences
  • 3 x fail to pay fuel
  • 2 x theft
  • 1 x drone
  • 6 x Traffic Offences
  • 2 x Vandalism
  • 5 x Assaults

Secretary Report

Nothing to report

Cllrs Reports

Nothing to report at present as Cllrs are off on summer break 

A.O.C.B

  • King Street fencing
  • King Street fencing to begin with nos 49, 51, 53, 57 they think this is because these houses are all together.
  • West Dunbartonshire decided that home owners would pay for fencing
  • King Street residents feel discriminated against
  • Community Councill were supposed to get £50,000 monies evaporated
  • £186,000 for Boyle Street from European Fund
  • £190,000 went to tennis courts
  • £800,000 for Centre81
  • Elected members decide what monies are spent on, Danny Lennie said that it was his understanding that all monies would be paid in full
  • 12 years this has been going on who makes the final decision
  • Down at the nursery cars are parking so that bus cannot get by £950 worth of damage to local bus because of this, if this continues we will loss local bus and it needs to be brought to nurseries attention.
  • Invite to Dawn Connor to next meeting.
  • Not cutting grass at canal, this is a breading ground for rats and for the use of dog walkers.
  • Airport says council now dragging their feet.
  • Try and make a meeting for King Street residents alone.
  • Can Cllr Danny Lennie find out about damage of 5G masts at Durban Avenue next to primary school, if council refuse permission Scottish Government will give License

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 05/08/19

 

  • Welcome all
  • Fire Drill
  • Police Report
  • Secretary Report
  • Treasurers Report
  • Councillors Report
  • Dawn Connor WDC
  • AOB

Clydebank East Community Council
meeting 5 August 2019

Attendees

  • J. White (chair)
  • D. Bell
  • L. Bell
  • E. Wyper (sec)
  • Cllr M. McNair
  • Provost W. Henrie
  • Cllr D. Lennie

Apologies

  • B. Wyper
  • Cllr. G. Casey

John thanked everyone for attending and gave the fire drill.

Police Report for July 2019

  • 7 drug offences
  • 6 possession
  • 1 intent to supply
  • 13 thefts
  • 3 vandalism
  • 1 taser gun
  • 6 breach of the peace
  • 1 fraud
  • 1 fire raising (wheelie bin)
  • 2 house break ins nothing taken
  • 1 attempted break in

Secretary's report

Brian McQuillan requesting minutes from c.c. meetings since march 2019

Treasurers report

Not available at this time

Matters arising from minutes of last meeting

  • £250.00 was for Halloween party and not of bus for fireworks
  • Provost Hendrie had put in his apologies
  • Cllr McNair it was about the masts beside schools and not 5G
  • Proposed by l. Bell
  • Seconded by D. Bell

Councillors reports

  1. Glasgow Airport say that it is not correct 50-50 and its w.d.c. that are dragging its heels
  2. 5G masts ask P. Clifford do we carry out risk assessments,who do we appeal to and who pays for the appeal, cannot appeal on health grounds otherwise council would need to pay costs. We need to try and address this.
  3. Alistair was questioned about bank and way he does things Cllr Lennie was satisfied everything was done correct.
  4. Car parking at nursery bus was damaged trying to get by parked cars need to try and address this
  5. king Street - Cllrs going back to council to try and get meeting with just the King Street Residents

 

A.O.C.B.

Linnvale/Whitecrook grass at canal is needing cut its in a disgraceful mess, gardens in Braes Avenue in disrepair and hedges are very high. Drains blocked due to baby wipes and other things that should not be flushed down drains council should be sending letters to all Council residents to explain this and council workers should be going to residents instead of asking neighbours to do this.

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 02/00/19

 

  1. Chairperson Welcomes Everyone
  2. Matters Arising from Last Meeting
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Secretary's Report
  5. Councillors Report
  6. Police Report
  7. Any other Business.

Clydebank East Community Council Meeting
Monday 2 September 2019


Present

  • J. White Chairperson
  • E.  Wyper Secretary
  • A. Conarty Treasurer
  • G. Casey Councillor
  • D. Lennie Councillor

Apologies

  • D. Bell
  • M. McNair Councillor
  • B. Wyper

John welcomed everyone to the meeting and gave the fire drill. Minutes of last meeting read and passed prop.by L.Bell seconded by J.White.

Treasurers Report

  • £1.716.42p paid off gala day account and returned £250 for road closures

Secretary's report

  • Police Scotland are looking for young people to join the Police Scotland Youth Volunteers.
  • John going to speak to Dawn Connor and Councillor McNair and try to get a meeting with King Street residents.
  • Yokermill Road across from Mulberry Crescent fence buckled brought to W.D.C. attention and taped off still waiting on contractor to fix.

Councillors Report

  • Fencing and cost and at present no definitive answer and Councillor Lennie says Councillor McNair may have answers

A.0.C.B.

  • Participation officer can't get out on pavement because of trees and hedges having to go on road neighbours are getting away with anti social behaviour.
  • Phoned councillor about road sinking at Whitecrook park Alan McMullen environmental trust to get back in touch.
  • Check with Provost Hendrie and Councillor McNair about whats happening about gardens.Invitation
    from Airport Flight Path. Alistair Conarty has been selected to go on 10th September 2019.

 

£96.000 to insulate four houses awaiting clarification on this from housing committee

Next meeting 7 October 2019

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 07/10/19

 

  1. Chairperson Welcomes Everyone
  2. Matters Arising from Last Meeting
  3. Treasurers Report
  4. Secretary's Report
  5. Councillors Report
  6. Police Report
  7. Any Other Business.

Clydebank East Community Council Minutes
7th October 2019

 

Attendees

  • G. Casey Cllr.
  • J. White Chair
  • M. McNair Cllr
  • A. Conarty Treasurer
  • E. Wyper Sec.
  • A. Rutherford

Apologies

  • B. Wyper
  • D Lennie Cllr.
  • Provost Hendrie

John welcomed everyone to the meeting and gave the fire drill.

Maters arising from last minutes

  • There were no matters arising
  • Prop. by Alan Rutherford seconded by Alistair Conarty

Treasurers Report

  • £1.566.42 in bank still a couple of cheques to come off balance

Secretary's report

  • Nothing to report
  • Mr Alex McMillan has asked to join the community council it was agreed by All
  • Prop by J. White sec. By A. Conarty

Police report

  • Again there was no police present

Councillors report

  • Fences for king street £1255 per garden
  • Rear garden at 92 braes ave council to contact Scottish Water to attend and Gale going to look into this further
  • Alan McMillan asked for update and at present they are not working on any plans.

A.O.C.B.

  • Airport flight path safety measures for all airports. Alistair speaking on Airport noise and gave a report that anyone can see.
  • Whats to happen if D. Connor doesn't attend meetings Gail will go back to D. Connor and let other council tenants know whats happening. Who decided on who got fences.
  • Rockery overgrown with weeds and pavements should be dropped for Wheelchair access it was suggested that Council budget to do one side one year and other side the following year.
  • 10 mums whose children have been in nursery since 19th august 2019 still do not have their invoices not wanting to be waiting six months and having to pay this all at once we are now into second week in October all parents worried and just want answers
  • Had to phone for repair couple days later still recorded message at Clydebank. Firework display no date yet free bus has been okayed

Next meeting 4th November 2019 at 7pm Centre81

Clydebank East Community Council
Agenda 04/11/19

 

  1. John thanks everyone for coming and gives the fire drill
  2. Any matters arising from minutes of last meeting
  3. Treasurers report
  4. Secretary's report
  5. Police report
  6. Councillors report
  7. A.O.C.B.

Clydebank East Community Council Minutes
4th November 2019

 

Attendees

  • J. White (chair)
  • E. Wyper(sec.}
  • A. McMillan
  • A. Rutherford
  • J. Henry
  • Cllr. M. McNair
  • Prov. W. Hendrie

Apologies

  • B. Wyper
  • A. Conarty (tres)
  • O. Bell

John thanked everyone for attending the meeting and gave the fire drill.

Matters arising from last minutes

  • No matters arising
  • Prop. J. White sec. A. Rutherford

Treasurers report

  • £1.566.42 in the bank no changes

Secretary report

  • Nothing to report

Councillors report

  • King Street fencing 45-63 completed

The other residents have issues with the £1400 for their fences. Need to go back and find out why this is ask Amanda Coulthard to next meeting. Ask for housing Suzanne Mitchell area coordinator

Police report

  • John Paterson new commander still no police presence

A.O.B.C.

  • People are slipping on leaves can we have them cleared away.
  • Spending money on paving when shopping is farcical.
  • Edinburgh house manage shopping centre show no interest.
  • Pre-agenda meeting looking for buyers.
  • Alan been in consultation with community links, March water sports on canal.
  • Y-Sort It bikes for hire mini restaurants in Dunnes Store but were knocked back.
  • Concern about pavement lowered at Dean Street for disable bay but people parking over lowered pavement, can we find out who dealt with this person and which department. We want feedback and who makes the decisions.

John closed the meeting and once again thanked everyone for coming along

Next meeting 2nd December 2019 7pm Centre81