Meeting details


Meeting Minutes


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Agenda Items


1 - Declaration of Members’ Interests


2 - Resolutions

Document Type (00) PSED Guidance.pdf


2A - Public Sector Equality Duty

Consider, and if so decided, adopt the following resolution:-


(1)      to have due regard to the need to:-


(a)      eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation;

(b)      advance equality of opportunity between those who share a protected characteristic and persons who do not share it; and

(c)      foster good relations between those who share a protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.


(2)      where an Equality Impact Assessment is provided, to consider its contents and take those into account when reaching a decision.


2B - Exempt Information

Consider and, if so decided, adopt the following resolution:-


That under Sections 50A (4) and (5) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, as amended, the public and media representatives be excluded from the meeting for Items 23-44 of the business on account of the likely disclosure of exempt information of the classes described in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act.




3 - Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - Performance Report for 1 April 2016 to 30 September, 2016

Document Type (03) SFRS Performance Report.pdf


4 - Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Statistics 2015-16 (Incident, Fire Safety and Organisational Data)

Document Type (04) SFRS Annual Statistics.pdf


5 - Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Strategic Plan 2016-2019

Document Type 05 SFRS Strategic Plan 2016-2019.pdf


6 - Business Services’ 2016-2019 Service Plan - Mid Year Progress Report April-September 2016 (Aberdeenshire Performs)

Document Type (06) Service Plan Mid-Year Update.pdf


7 - Revenue Budget Monitoring as at 30 September 2016

Document Type (07) Revenue Budget Monitoring.pdf


8 - Non-HRA Capital Budget 2016/17 Monitoring Report and Capital Plan 2016-2031 Update

Document Type (08) Capital Monitoring Report.pdf


9 - Following The Public Pound - Update to Procedures

Document Type (09) Following the Public Pound.pdf


10 - Financial Support to Credit Unions

Document Type (10) Financial Support to Credit Unions.pdf


11 - Equalities Mainstreaming and Outcomes Six Monthly Report

Document Type (11) Equalities Mainstreaming Outcomes Report.pdf


12 - Tackling Poverty and Inequalities - Fairer Scotland Fund

Document Type (12) Tackling Poverty Report.pdf


13 - Improving the Customer Experience - Budget Authority

Document Type (13) Improving the Customer Experience.pdf


14 - Approval of Expenses for Members Attending COSLA Working Groups

Document Type (14) Attendance at COSLA Meetings.pdf


15 - Workspace Strategy - Headquarters Assessment Study

Document Type (15) HQ Strategy.pdf




16 - Environmental and Climate Change Policy and Climate Change Action Plan 2020

Document Type (16) Environmental and Climate Change Policy.pdf


17 - Aberdeenshire Quarries - Supply and Installation of Dual Fuel Burners

Document Type (17) Quarries Supply & Installation of Dual Fuel Burners.pdf


18 - Balmedie Quarry - Supply and Installation of Feed Conveyor

Document Type (18) Balmedie Quarry Supply & Installation of Feed Conveyor.pdf


19 - Balmedie and Pitcaple Quarries - Supply and Installation of Four Way Screens

Document Type (19) Balmedie & Pitcaple Quarries Supply of 4 Way Screen.pdf


20 - Street Lighting Materials Framework Contract

Document Type (20) Street Lighting Materials Framework Contract.pdf


21 - Kintore Rail Station - Scottish Stations Fund Bid Update

Document Type (21) Kintore Station Update.pdf


22 - Procurement of Framework Agreement for Provision of Mainstream School Transport, Local Bus and A2B Dial-A-Bus Services

Document Type (22) Framework Agreement for Local Bus Services.pdf




23 - Approval to Award a Framework Agreement - E-books, E-Audiobooks, E-Magazines & E-Music

Document Type (23) E-Books E-Audiobooks and E-Magazines.pdf




24 - Internal Audit Reports

Document Type (24) Internal Audit-Public.pdf




(EXEMPT) 25 - Internal Audit Reports

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 1, 12 & 14)


(EXEMPT) 26 - Contract for Employee Assistance Service - Delegated Authority to Award

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 6, 8, 10 & 12)


(EXEMPT) 27 - ICT Network Service and Support Expenditure

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)


(EXEMPT) 28 - Business Systems Review (BSR) - Contract Extensions

(EXEMPT under paragraph 9)


(EXEMPT) 29 - Data Centre Services

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 8, 9 & 10)


(EXEMPT) 30 - Inverurie Community Campus Funding and Project Progress Update - Contract 18051

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 9 & 10)


(EXEMPT) 31 - Replacement Kinellar Primary Gateway 3 - Contract 16387

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)


(EXEMPT) 32 - Affordable Housing Remodelling - Contract 17971

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 8 & 9)


(EXEMPT) 33 - Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Stock Improvement Delivery

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)


(EXEMPT) 34 - Independent Professional Support

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 8 & 10)


(EXEMPT) 35 - Muirfield New Build Housing Projects Update

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)


(EXEMPT) 36 - Buchan House - Police Office Extension and Lease

(EXEMPT under paragraph 9)


(EXEMPT) 37 - Non Domestic (Business) Rates Revaluation 2017

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 6, 8 & 9)


(EXEMPT) 38 - New Build Housing Projects (Phase 6)

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)


(EXEMPT) 39 - Property Maintenance Review - Hard FM Tender Appointment

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)




(EXEMPT) 40 - Furniture Lodge Community Asset Transfer - Stage 2

(EXEMPT under paragraph 9)  Note: A Request to Speak has been received from the Chair of the Furniture Lodge.


(EXEMPT) 41 - Regeneration Project, 1-3 Saltoun Square, Fraserburgh

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 6 & 8)


(EXEMPT) 42 - Contract Extension - Treatment of Co-Mingled Recyclate

(EXEMPT under paragraphs 6, 8 & 9)


(EXEMPT) 43 - Acceptance of Tender - Vehicle and Plant Replacements

(EXEMPT under paragraph 8)




(EXEMPT) 44 - Community Asset Transfer - Former Council Day Care Centre, The Square, Portsoy, Banff - Portsoy Community Church (OSCR Registered Charity Number SC046193)

(EXEMPT under paragraph 9)




(EXEMPT) 45 - Memorandum of Understanding for Additional Investment and the Financial Agreement Between Scottish & UK Governments and Others regarding the City Region Deal (Confidential)



(EXEMPT) 46 - Award of Contract - Electronic Counting for the 2017 Local Government Elections


47A - Minute of Meeting of the Sustainability Sub-Committee of 31 August, 2016

Document Type (a) Sustainability Sub Minute of 31 Aug.pdf


47B - Minute of Meeting of the Licensing Sub-Committee of 7 October, 2016

Document Type (b) Licensing Sub Minute of 7 Oct.pdf

Committee Chair and Vice Chair

Richard Thomson
Committee Chair

Stephen Smith
Peterhead South and Cruden
Committee Vice Chair

Committee members

Alastair Bews
North Kincardine
Alba Party

Karen Clark
Scottish Liberal Democrat

Richard Cowling

Sandy Duncan
Turriff and District

Jim Gifford
Aligned Independent

Paul Johnston
Democratic Independent and Green Group

Stuart Pratt

Norman Smith
Central Buchan
Aligned Independent

Brian Topping
Fraserburgh and District
Alba Party

Jill Webster

Substitute Members

Cllr Wendy Agnew, Cllr David Aitchison , Cllr Peter Argyle, Cllr Alan Buchan, Cllr Edie Chapman, Cllr John Cox, Cllr Isobel Davidson, Cllr Alison Evison, Cllr Martin Ford, Cllr Bill Howatson, Cllr Rob Merson, Cllr Ian Mollison, Cllr Hamish Partridge, Cllr Bryan Stuart,

Policy and Resources Committee (from Jan 2007 to Jan 2017)