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The agenda and reports associated with this minute can be found at:-

https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=621&MId=6289&Ver=4

 

Please note that if any changes are made to this minute at the point of approval, these will be outlined in the subsequent minute and this document will not be retrospectively altered.

1.

Determination of Exempt Business

Minutes:

The Convener proposed that the Committee consider items 9.2 (Torry Cruyff Court Exempt Business Case) and 9.3 (Subsidence of Flats on Errol Place and Errol Street) on the agenda with the press and public excluded.

 

The Committee resolved:-

in terms of Section 50(A)(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, to exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of items 9.2 (Torry Cruyff Court – Exempt Appendix) and 9.3 (Subsidence of Flats on Errol Place and Errol Street) so as to avoid disclosure of exempt information of the class described in paragraph 8 (for item 9.2) and 3, 8 and 9 (for item 9.3).

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Minutes:

Members were requested to intimate any declarations of interest in respect of the items on the agenda, thereafter, the following declarations of interest were intimated:-

(1)            Councillor Yuill declared an interest in item 8.3 (Aberdeen Local Development Plan 2022 – Main Issues Report) by virtue of his position as a Council appointed Director of Robert Gordon’s College and considered that the nature of his interest did not require him to leave the meeting at that item on the agenda; and

(2)            The Vice Convener declared an interest in item 8.3 (Aberdeen Local Development Plan 2022 – Main Issues Report) by virtue of his position as a Board member of NHS Grampian and considered that the nature of his interest did not require him to leave the meeting at that item on the agenda.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to note the declarations of interest

3.

Minute of Previous Meeting of 23 May - Correction

The Committee are asked to approve the following correction to the 23 May 2018 minute due to an omission in the original minute approved by this Committee on 12 September 2018:

 

Article 8 - Active Travel Improvements within Middlefield/Northfield – RES/18/021

 

The Committee resolved:-

(iii)      In order to enhance the good work that is going on in the area and to encourage people to become more active, that the Chief Officer – Corporate Landlord prepares an application to the Bus Lane Enforcement Fund for the repair/upgrading of the existing paths in Auchmill Community Woodland (Core Path 8) to be submitted to the budget process for 2019/20.

 

Minutes:

The Committee were asked to approve the following correction to the 23 May 2018 minute due to an omission in the original minute approved by this Committee on 12 September 2018:

 

Article 8 (Active Travel Improvements within Middlefield/Northfield – RES/18/02), to include the following resolution:- 

(iii)      in order to enhance the good work that is going on in the area and to encourage people to become more active, that the Chief Officer – Corporate Landlord prepares an application to the Bus Lane Enforcement Fund for the repair/upgrading of the existing paths in Auchmill Community Woodland (Core Path 8) to be submitted to the budget process for 2019/20.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the correction to the minute.

4.

Minute of Previous Meeting of 12 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it the minute of its previous meeting of 12 September 2018.

 

The Committee resolved:-

(i)       to note that the information requested at the previous meeting would be circulated as a matter of urgency; and

(ii)      to approve the minute as an accurate record.

5.

Committee Business Planner pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it the Business Planner as prepared by the clerk.

 

The Committee resolved:-

(i)       in relation to item 4 (Delays in Milltimber Primary School Capital Project) to note that the item would remain on the planner until the next meeting;

(ii)      to agree to remove items 5 (HMO Overprovision Policy – Main Issues Report for next LDP Plan) and 6 (Main Issues Report LDP Affordable Housing Contributions to Dedicated Student Accommodation);

(iii)      in relation to item 7 (Review of Community Facilities in Garthdee – NOM Cllrs Yuill and Townson), to note that this item was to report on the Community Facilities at Inchgarth Community Centre and that it would be deferred to the next meeting;

(iv)           in relation to item 12 (Redevelopment of Clinterty Gypsey/Traveller Site) to note the item had been withdrawn;

(v)      in relation to item 13 (ELC Expansion Programme – Phase 1 Projects) to note that this report would be submitted to the next meeting;

(vi)     in relation to item 14 (Business Case for the Refurbishment of Harlaw Road Pavillion) to note that the report would be submitted to the next meeting; and

(vii)         to otherwise note the content of the business planner.

6.

Risk Registers Capital and Corporate Landlord - RES/19/169 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Director of Resources which presented the cluster risk registers for Capital and Corporate Landlord.

 

The report recommended:

that the Committee note the Cluster Risk Registers presented in Appendices A and B and the actions identified to control risks contained therein.

 

The Committee reolved:-

(i)       to note that the Director of Resources would liaise with the Chief Officer Corporate Landlord and circulate a response to the Committee in relation to a question relating to what had been updated for the risks identified as CL02 and CL03; and

(ii)      to otherwise approve the recommendation contained in the report.

7.

Refurbishment of Clinterty Gypsy/Traveller Site - CUS/19/156 pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee were advised that the report had been withdrawn from the agenda.

8.

Torry Cruyff Court - COM/19/174 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Director of Customer Services which presented the development proposals and sought approval for the implementation of a Cruyff Court in Torry.

 

The report recommended:

that the Committee approve option 2 in the attached Business Case to install a Cruyff Court in place of the existing, unfit for purpose artificial pitch on the Tullos Playing Fields (located on Girdleness Road) to serve the Torry community.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the recommendation contained in the report.

9.

Aberdeen Local Development Plan 2022 - Main Issues Report - PLA/19/150 pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Due to the size of appendices 2 to 7, they are available to view via the following link:

https://committees.aberdeencity.gov.uk/ecCatDisplay.aspx?sch=doc&cat=13907

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Director of Resources which presented the Aberdeen  Local Development Pann Main Issues Report and background documents and sought authorisation to publish the Main Issues Report for consultation.

 

The report recommended:

That the Committee –

(a)      note the outcomes of the pre-Main Issues Consultation;

(b)      note the contents of the Aberdeen Local Development Plan Main Issues Report; and

(c)      instructs the Chief Officer Strategic Place Planning to publish the Aberdeen Local Development Plan Main Issues Report (subject to minor drafting corrections), along with the supporting documents which will inform the consultation and listed in the Appendices to this report, for a 10-week consultation period, with the outcomes to be reported to Council with the Proposed Plan in early 2020.

 

The Convener, seconded by Councillor Graham moved:-

to approve the recommendations in the report.

 

Councillor Yuill, seconded by Councillor Jackie Dunbar, moved as an amendment:-

(1)  to add an additional recommendation at 2.3 to note that sites reference B03/13 (Summerfield House), B03/19 (Woodend Hospital), B07/02 (Raeden (eastern part)), B08/02 (Frederick Street) and B08/04 (Urquhart Building) would accommodate at least 285 homes and, on that basis, agrees to delete site reference B11/01 (Garthdee Road) as one of the preferred housing sites; and

(2)  to agree to renumber recommendation 2.3 to 2.4.

 

At this stage in the proceedings, following legal advice, Councillor Nicoll declared an interest as a resident in the Raeden area; and Councillor Lumsden declared an interest by virtue of his position as a Board member of NHS Grampian.  Both Councillors left the meeting during consideration of the remainder of the item.

 

Councillor Cameron and Councillor Wheeler were in attendance as substitutes for the remainder of this item.

 

On a division, there voted:- for the motion (8) – The Convener; and Councillors Cameron, Jackie Dunbar, Graham, Laing, McLellan, Sellar and Wheeler; for the amendment (1) – Councillor Yuill.

 

The Committee reolved:-

(i)       to request the Chief Officer Strategic Place Planning to circulate an amended timetable to the Committee to include the dates for when reports would be presented to Council;

(ii)      to request the Chief Officer Strategic Place Planning to advise all Councillors of the dates for the consultation period specifically when it commences, to enable them to promote throughout local groups; and

(iii)      to otherwise approve the recommendations contained in the report.

10.

Redevelopment of Clinterty Gypsy/Traveller Site - Exempt Business Case

Minutes:

The Committee were advised that the item had been withdrawn from the agenda.

In accordance with the decision recorded under article 2 of this minute, the following items of business were considered with the press and public excluded.

11.

Torry Cruyff Court - Exempt Business Case

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a business case in relation to the Torry Cruff Court report.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the business case as outlined at article 8 (Torry Cruyff Court) of this minute.

12.

Subsidence of Flats on Errol Place and Errol Street - RES/19/154

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Director of Resources which highlighted the ongoing situation regarding subsidence which was affecting 52 flatted properties in Errol Place and Errol Street and outlined the four options considered in terms of dealing with the subsidence.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the recommendation in the exempt report.

 

-        COUNCILLOR MARIE BOULTON, Convener