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Tuesday, 14th June 2016, 7.00pm, Dumyat Centre Community Room


In the chair

Stan Paterson


Caroline Crawford


Jim Gardiner

Menstrie Matters

Linda Matheson

Members present

Christine Kidston
Beth Cook


Judy Collier
Rhone Ramsay
Obaid Rehman

In attendance:

Robert Fairnie, Stirling Observer
Constable Lee Allen, Central Scotland Police

1. Appointments and resignations


2. Approval of minutes of meeting of 10th May 2016

Since no minutes were available they will be approved at the next available meeting.

3. Matters arising from minutes

All were agenda items.

4. Treasurer's report

The accounts are currently with the Auditor so there was no balance available.

5. Community Police report

PC Lee Allen gave a report on crime since the last meeting.

At this point PC Allen left the meeting.

6. Menstrie Matters

LM is investigating other formats for the Menstrie Matters and will report back. The next issue will be due in August and the deadline for articles for this will be the end of July.

7. Lunch Club

The end of this month will see the last Lunch Club before the new session in September.

8. Correspondence

All correspondence was read and actioned where necessary.

9. Community Garden

It was agreed that there needs to be more signage indicating how to get to the Community Garden. JG will investigate. Also a sign is required indicating that there is CCTV in operation.

10. Community Council EDF Small Grants Fund

No further applications have been received to date.

11. Gala & Fete Week

The Fete Week/Gala was very successful.

12. War Memorial

Arrangements are in hand for the unveiling of the new plaque to the Polish soldiers which takes place on 18th June. The unveiling will be done by the Depute Polish Consul from Edinburgh and Keith Brown our local SMP. This will take place at 2.00p.m., followed by a reception in the Church Hall.

13. EDF Small Grant Fund

An application was received from the Mother and Toddler Group and after consideration it was agreed to approve it.

14. Any other business

The Chair wished all those present a pleasant summer break

There being no further business the meeting closed at 21.00.

Date of next meeting - Tuesday 13th September 2016.

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