LISMORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL

 

Minutes of Committee Meeting held at Lismore Public Hall at  8pm

Friday 09 July 2004

 

Present

 

John Livingstone (chair), Duncan Livingstone, Donnie MacCormick,

John MacFadyen, Archie MacGillivray, Mark Willis, Julian Wormleighton

 

 

 

Draft Revised Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils Within Argyll and Bute

 

The meeting was called to consider the Community Council’s response to the consultation document issued in May.

 

The Secretary had circulated copies of the consultation document and a draft response. The draft response was approved subject to the following amendments: -

 

8. Financial Support and Financial Regulations, ii (b) and (c)

 

Amendment of the timescales for preparation of annual accounts and arrangements for auditing were proposed, so as to allow these processes to be completed before the possible retirement of a treasurer prior to new elections on the first Thursday of April.

 

Special Meetings 1.3.2.

 

Paragraph proposing that voting rights on any motion (or amendment thereto) put to a Special Meeting should be extended to all those present (elected members and members of the public) who are qualified to vote, to be deleted.

 

Annual General Meetings 1.4.

 

Paragraph proposing that voting rights on any motion (or amendment thereto) put to an Annual General Meeting should be extended to all those present (elected members and members of the public) who are qualified to vote, to be deleted.

 

How Meetings are Called – Public Notice 2.1.

 

Response should propose omission of reference to “clear days” on the grounds that Community Council members are generally available seven days per week.

 

How Many Members Must Attend a Meeting 4.1.

 

To be omitted

 

 

 

Please note that the next regular meeting of Lismore Community Council will be held at 8.00pm on Wednesday 11 August 2004 at Lismore Public Hall

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