Agenda, decisions and minutes
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Councillor Mason MSP declared an interest as Member of the Scottish Parliament for North East Scotland.
With reference to Article 1 of the minute of its special meeting of 11 December 2017, the Council had before it a report by the Chief Officer - Governance which presented the responses received during the public consultation and the amended Scheme for the Establishment of Community Councils, including boundary changes for various Community Councils.
The report recommended:-
that the Council -
(a) approve the revisions to the Scheme and associated documents as set out in Appendix 1;
(b) approve the boundary and name changes for Community Councils as outlined in Appendix 2;
(c) note the two proposals for the boundary change between Bucksburn and Newhills and Dyce and Stoneywood Community Councils as outlined in sections 3.5 to 3.8 of the report and in Appendix 2;
(d) approve the proposed action to be taken in relation to Bucksburn and Newhills and Dyce and Stoneywood Community Council boundaries as outlined at section 3.9 of the report;
(e) note the two proposals for the boundary change between the City Centre and Ferryhill and Ruthrieston Community Councils as outlined at section 3.10 of the report and in Appendix 2;
(f) approve the proposed action to be taken in relation to the City Centre and Ferryhill and Ruthrieston Community Council boundaries as outlined at section 3.11 of the report;
(g) note the position between Froghall, Powis and Sunnybank Community Council and George Street Community Council on the boundary proposal as outlined at section 3.12 of the report;
(h) approve the issue of a public notice inviting members of the public to comment on the amended Scheme and associated documents;
(i) note the content of the consultation responses and resulting actions as outlined in Appendix 3; and
(j) note that a report providing the outcome of the second phase of public consultation and requesting approval of the final Scheme and boundaries will be submitted to a special meeting of Council in July 2018.
The Council resolved:-
(i) to approve the recommendations; and
(ii) to note that reference to the River Don on page 46 of the report pack in relation to Torry Community Council should be the River Dee.
- BARNEY CROCKETT, Lord Provost.