Notice is hereby given that the October meeting of the Community Council will take place at 19:30 on Tuesday 24th October 2017 at The Education Room, Burgh Halls, Linlithgow.
|19:30||1.||Attendance, Apologies and declarations of interest.|
|19;33||2.||Approval of Minutes of the Community Council meeting of 26th September 2017.|
|19:35||3.||Matters arising from the September meeting not covered elsewhere in the agenda.
a. Pedal for Scotland feedback.
|19:40||4.||Consultation “Transforming your Council”. We are being asked to comment on the proposition that the Council makes substantial savings to services it is not required to deliver by law to save £73m over the next 5 years. By law the Council has mandatory duties, regulatory duties and permissive duties. The consultation closes on 12th November. The consultation is similar to the “delivering better outcomes” consultation in 2014 on which the Community Council commented. See written schedule of proposed savings and our comments in 2014. No comment indicates a new proposal in this round. Most new proposals are cuts to child and adult care and bus services.|
|20:20||5.||Asset sales in Linlithgow and investment in land for housing. Currently in
Linlithgow WLC have for sale land at Clarendon Estate, Union Road, Mill Road and in the future Annet house and the Vennel.
|20:30||6.||Remembrance Sunday and Advent Fayre arrangements|
b. Planning - see written report
c. Secretary - see written report
d. Treasurer - see written report
f. End of session report and new term arrangements - see written report
|20:55||8.||Questions from the floor & AOB|
|Next meeting (inaugural meeting) Tuesday 28th November 2017|
Written reports for the meeting are available here.