Clydebank East Community Council

Minutes of Meeting Monday 6th September 2021, 7pm

Present

J White, A Conarty, Joe Henry, Tam Brady, Alan Rutherford, Cllr Casey, 23 members of the public in attendance.

Apologies

Cllr D Lennie

Previous Minutes 

No minutes no other business last meeting pre covid

Treasurer Report

£2283.97

Chair opened meeting explained fire drill & Covid safety.

T Brady was nominated as secretary, pro J White, 2nd A Conarty.

Rosebery place. Opinion was sought in suggestions to change name here.  All present agreed Rosebery place be  retained.

Members of the public raised issues concerning drug dealing.

Anti social tenants empty houses etc. etc. at various locations and lengthy discussion took place, Cllr Casey took details of all complaints.  It was agreed that  tenants/residents group be formed.

A planning issue raised by A Conarty, to be emailed to Cllr Hendrie.

Housing officials and Police to be invited to a future meeting.  Meeting closed 9pm.

Date Of Next Meeting

Next meeting first Monday October 2021.

Clydebank East Community Council
Minutes of Meeting

Meeting Monday 4 October 7pm Centre 81 Whitecrook

Present 

John White Chair, Joseph Henry Vice Chair, Alistair Conarty Treasurer, Thomas Brady Secretary. Cllr Gail Casey, Cllr Danny Lennie, 22 residents of the community present.

Chair welcomed all and detailed fire drill and Covid safety info.

Previous Minutes

Minutes of previous meeting were moved by J Henry 2nd A Conarty
matter arising no housing officials were contacted to attend this meeting. Secretary instructed to invite Housing Allocation Officers,
ASBO officers, and request for Head of Housing and homeless.

Treasurer report

funds of £2238.97


Cllr Casey gave update on issues from previous meeting and
explained the detail to the tenants concerned.

Members of the public again raised concerns regarding great
difficulty trying to contact WDC officials by telephone detailing
waiting 30 minutes to get through. Being transferred to a dept
where the phone is unanswered.

Several complaints were raised with both Cllrs present, repairs, rubbish of all description being dumped on pavements and lanes. Empty properties, severe dampness in one property where a family of 4 live with two bedrooms and have been in need of larger accommodation for years.

Fences for King Street have been discussed for more than 4 years but nothing has been done.

Cllr Casey and Lennie will follow up on these issues.

Community council agreed to seek a meeting with Mr Peter Barry
at WDC and Joe Henry John White and Tam Brady would write to
him for a face to face meeting.

Tenants in attendance are preparing to form a tenants group. Meeting closed 9pm.