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2023 06 01 Communities 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).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 20, 21, 22, 23 and 24 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.



3 - Minute of Meeting of the Communities Committee of 30 March, 2023

Document Type 03 Communities Committee 30 03 23 - Draft Minute Final.pdf


4 - Progress with Actions from Previous Communities Committee Meetings

Document Type 04 Communities Cttee 01 06 23 Progress Against Actions Log.pdf


5 -  Communities Committee - Budget 2023/24

Document Type 05 Communities Committee Budget 2023-24.pdf


6 - Police Scotland – Verbal Update

Verbal Update


Environment and Infrastructure Services


7 - Housing Voids Monitoring

Document Type 07 Voids - Covering report & Appendix 1 - Area Comments.pdf


8 - Housing Finance and Performance Linked Report: Quarter 4 2022/23.

Document Type 08 Housing Performance and Finance Q4.pdf


9 - Housing Revenue Account: Review of Garden and Open Space Maintenance

Document Type 09 Landscape and Garden Maintenance.pdf


10 - Registered Tenant Organisation Application.

Document Type 10 Tenant Participation - RTO Application - ACTG.pdf


11 - Housing and Building Standards Business Plan.

Document Type 11 Business Plans 2023 - Plans & exec summary.pdf


12 - Annual Scrutiny and Improvement Report

Document Type 12 Annual Scrutiny and Improvement Report.pdf


Business Services


13 - Draft Annual Governance Statement 2022/23

Document Type 13 Draft Annual Governance Statement 2022-23.pdf


14 - Corporate Improvement Plan

Document Type 14 Corporate Improvement Plan.pdf


Live Life Aberdeenshire (LLA)


15 - Live Life Aberdeenshire Annual Performance Update for 2022/23

Document Type 15 LLA Annual Report.pdf


Health and Social Care Partnership


16 - Scrutiny Referral – Assurance Review of Integration Joint Board Governance

Document Type 16 IJB Governance - CRP Stage 1 - Referral .pdf


17 - Scrutiny Referral – Integration Joint Board Transformational Projects

Document Type 17 Transformational Projects.pdf


18 - Alcohol and Drugs Partnership – Committee Review Process Stage 2

Document Type 18 ADP Stage 2 Referral.pdf


19 - Mental Health Services Available to Aberdeenshire Communities: Update

Document Type 19 Mental Health Services available to Aberdeenshire Communities.pdf



Business Services


(EXEMPT) 20 - Housing Improvement Programme 2017 - 2022


(EXEMPT) 21 -  Housing Improvement Programme Two 2024 - 2028


(EXEMPT) 22 - Hard Facilities Management (Hard FM) Update


Live Life Aberdeenshire (LLA)



(EXEMPT) 23 - Supplementary Live Life Aberdeenshire Directorate Procurement Plan - Procurement Approval


Health and Social Care Partnership


(EXEMPT) 24 - Annual Work Plan 2023/24 – Procurement Approval

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)