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MINUTES OF COMMUNITY COUNCIL MEETING

Tuesday 10th April 2012 at 7.00pm, Dumyat Centre Community Room

Present:

In the chair

Stan Paterson (Vice-Chairperson)

Secretary

Caroline Crawford

Treasurer

Judy Collier

Members present

Rebecca Noon
Maurice Dickson

Apologies:

Andrew Noon
Jim Gardiner
Linda Matheson
Les Sharp
Christine Kidston
Monika Mackenzie
Beth Cook
Constables Armitage and Smith, Central Scotland Police

In attendance:

No representatives from Clackmannanshire Council

1. Appointments and resignations

None.

2. Approval of minutes of 13th March 2012

Approved: Rebecca Noon
Seconded: Maurice Dixon
The meeting not being quorate, the minutes will be ratified at the next scheduled meeting.

3. Matters arising from minutes

SP has met and walked the village with David Reid following our complaint regarding street cleaning.

Dog fouling was highlighted, as was the problem of glass which had been lying uncleaned for over a month.

Mr. Reid appreciated what he was being told and said that hopefully there will be an improvement in the next two weeks. Since this meeting there has been an improvement.

Areas identified as requiring attention for a village clean-up were:
• the pathway at the bottom of Brook Street towards Hazel Avenue via the farm;
• the Public Park;
• the Nova Scotia Gardens and the new path on the old railway line.

The coffee machine is now in place in the Dumyat Centre and will be funded for one month by the Council as a trial period, after which it will be reviewed.

JC spoke to Martin Jones regarding the Singing Initiative for the Diamond Jubilee Garden Party.

4. Treasurer's report

The current balance stands at £8,951.83, which includes income from the Duck Race and Tombola.
The income from the Tombola, £190, will be put into the Woodland Account.

5. Community Police Officers' report

In the absence of both constables, a written report was circulated to the members.
The report can be viewed on this website at the link shown.

6. Councillor's Reports

In the absence of both Councillors there was no report.

7. Correspondence

All correspondence was read and actioned as required.

8. Community Woodland

The income from the Tombola Stall at the Duck Race was debited to the Woodland account to defray the cost of the public liability insurance.

9. Dumyat Centre

The improvements are ongoing and the re-launch will take place in June at the start of the Fete Week.

10. Menstrie Matters

The next issue will be distributed towards the end of May. This will be the gala edition.

11. Any other business

Due to the low numbers of Councillors present there was no further discussion.

12. Date and time of the next meeting

Tuesday 8th May 2012 in the Dumyat Centre.

There being no further business the meeting closed at 20.10.

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