DVRA Minutes 20/05/2014

DVRA Committee Meeting 20th May 2014



Present:   J Walker   J Parkhill C Welsh, N Campbell and Councillor Walter Brogan.

Residents from Laurel Gait/ Lilac Wynd areas. 


 Apologies:  W McPadden, J Weldon, Amanda Savage and David Gillies.  



Minutes of Meeting on 22nd April 2014 were read and accepted as a correct record.


Proposed   C Welsh                 Seconded     J Parkhill




Matters Arising

1   Feasibility Study-

     We have submitted our Awards for All application however it will not be considered 

     before August 2014.


2   Litter Pick Day 26th April 

     Jim Walker reported that the day had been a great success as 20 bags of litter had been

     collected. Jackie Weldon was thanked for organising all the action.


3  Dog Fouling:

    Jim Walker reported that he had received regular updates from environment services  

    officers operating in this area. 


New Business

4   Anti social behaviour

     Residents from the Laurel Gait/ Lilac Wynd reported that a lane adjoining these 2 areas is 

     causing anti social behaviour problems as youths are using the lane and residents feel 

     intimidated at times.

     Councillor Brogan stated that he was already aware of the situation and had discussed 

     the issue with SLC anti social behaviour team. Jim Walker reported that the SLC team and

     Police Scotland had been invited to our AGM on 4th June and advised the residents that 

     this would give them a chance to air their grievances.

Councillor Brogan also stated that SLC Mobile CCTV Units were monitoring the entrances and exits at various times day and night and would provide him with reports.

5   Councillors Report:

     The Queens Baton Relay will pass through Rutherglen on Friday 22nd June as it makes 

      it’s way to the Commonwealth Games 2014 Opening Ceremony on 23rd July 2014.


6   Treasurers Report:

     Jackie provided a written report in her absence and reported that AGM costs to date 

     came to a total of £365.95

     Jim Walker reported that a further £41.25 had been spent on printer ink and paper for 


7   A.O.C.B.

     Chris Welsh raised a problem in the Maple Crescent area where shrubs had been planted 

     by SLC but is now in an extremely untidy state. Councillor Brogan to contact SLC