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2023 03 30 Communities Committee Agenda Pack - Public.pdf



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0 - Link to Live Stream/Meeting Recording below:

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1 - Sederunt and Declaration of Members’ Interests


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 Integrated Impact Assessment is provided, to consider its contents and take those into account when reaching a decision.

Document Type 02 Equalities Agenda note (updated version) (3).pdf


2B - Resolution:

Consider, and if so decided, adopt the following resolution: - That under Section 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 17, 18, 19 , 20 and 21 of the business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information of the classes described in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 7A of the Act.



3A - Minute of Special Meeting of the Communities Committee of 27 January, 2023.

Document Type 03a Communities Committee (Special Meeting) 27 01 23 - Draft Minute final.pdf


3B - Minute of Meeting of the Communities Committee of 16 February, 2023

Document Type 03b Communities Committee 16 02 23- Draft Minute final.pdf


4 - Progress with Actions from Previous Communities Committee Meetings.

Document Type 04 Progress Against Actions Log Draft Report - 30 03 23 - Final.pdf


Environment and Infrastructure Services


5 - Housing Business Plan Member Officer Working Group

Document Type 05 Housing Business Plan Working Group.pdf


6 - Fuel Poverty Member Officer Working Group Update.

Document Type 06 Fuel Poverty MOWG.pdf


Business  Services


7 - Police Scotland Thematic Report – Violence Against Women

Document Type 07 Police Scotland Thematic Report - VAWG.pdf


8 - Annual Policy Review.

Document Type 08 Annual Policy Review 2023.pdf


9 - Consultation Response: Building Community Wealth in Scotland.

Document Type 09 Community Wealth Building.pdf


10 - Tackling Poverty and Inequalities – Annual Progress Report

Document Type 10 Tackling Poverty Progress.pdf


11 - Aberdeenshire Refugee Resettlement Report

Document Type 11 Aberdeenshire Refugee Resettlement Programme.pdf


Live Life Aberdeenshire


12 - Live Life Aberdeenshire Funding 2023/24.

Document Type 12 LLA Funding.pdf


13 - Live Life Aberdeenshire Membership Pricing and Staff Concessions

Document Type 13 LLA Membership Pricing Staffing Concessions updated.pdf


Health and Social Care Partnership


14 - Health and Social Care Partnership Quarterly Performance Report.

Document Type 14 HSCP Performance.pdf


15 - Health and Social Care Partnership Charging Policy and Unit Costs 2023/24

Document Type 15 Charging Policy 2023-24.pdf


16 - Alcohol and Drugs Partnership – Committee Review Process

Document Type 16 ADP Stage 1.pdf




Environment and Infrastructure Services



(EXEMPT) 17 - Housing Procurement Plan 2023/24


(EXEMPT) 18 - Sheltered Housing Review Update – Asset Management Plan


Business Services


(EXEMPT) 19 - Housing Improvement Programme – 2017-2021/22


Live Life Aberdeenshire


(EXEMPT) 20 -  Live Life Aberdeenshire Annual Procurement Workplan


Health and Social Care Partnership



(EXEMPT) 21 - Social Care Annual Procurement Plan 2023-2024

Committee Chair and Vice Chair

Anne Stirling
Turriff and District
Scottish Liberal Democrat
Committee Chair

Hannah Powell
Central Buchan
Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Committee Vice Chair

Committee members

James Adams
Fraserburgh and District
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Neil Baillie
Inverurie and District

Dianne Beagrie
Peterhead North and Rattray

Sarah Brown
Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Eileen Durno
Banchory and Mid-Deeside

Alison Evison

Fatima Joji
Westhill and District

Sam Payne
West Garioch
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Glen Reynolds
Banff and District

Hazel Smith
West Garioch
Scottish Liberal Democrat

Iain Taylor
Turriff and District
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Iris Walker
Westhill and District
Scottish Liberal Democrat

Substitute Members

Cllr Laurie Carnie, Cllr Ross Cassie, Cllr Moray Grant, Cllr Anouk Kloppert, Cllr Lauren Knight, Cllr Gordon Lang, Cllr Seamus Logan, Cllr Richard Menard, Cllr Jenny Nicol, Cllr Gillian Owen, Cllr Colin Simpson, Cllr Anne Simpson, Cllr Mel Sullivan, Cllr Judy Whyte,

Communities Committee (from 27 January 2017)