Notice of Meeting: delayed November meeting – 19th Nov 7pm

Due to widespread broadband issues on Tiree last week, our meeting scheduled for Nov 11th was cancelled – we have rescheduled the meeting for Thursday 19th Nov at 7pm.

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Apologies
  2. Welcome, especially to new councillors
  3. Declaration of conflicts of interest
  4. Minutes and matters arising
  5. Correspondence: repair schedule for A83, wartime debris on Crossapol beach; radio training
  6. Tiree water supply: challenges and solutions: (If possible to reschedule, we will have a presentation by Brian McCarthy, Reservoir Manager and Mark Petrie, Water Risk & Lifecycle Planning Manager for Scottish Water with the opportunity to ask questions
  7. Covid-19 tier 2 allocation for Tiree as part of Argyll + Bute Council area
  8. Transport update
  9. Openreach / Internet connectivity issues
  10. Forming Planning Sub-group
  11. Discussion of positions for TCC ahead of Tiree Trust meeting on certain issues:
    Proposed Motion 1: Tiree Community Council agrees to work with other bodies, including the Tiree Community Development Trust, Argyll and Bute Council and the Scottish Government, with the objective of developing policies that aim to increase the Tiree population as counted in the Census between 2021 and 2031.
    Proposed Motion 2: Tiree Community Council agrees to work with other bodies with the aim of increasing the number of Gaelic speakers on the island to 45% by 2031 as established by the Census.

    1. Procedural note: These motions have been submitted in advance to facilitate discussion, they will need to be formally proposed and seconded during the meeting before being discussed – they may be amended before being voted upon.
  12. AOCB
  13. Date of next meeting

The minutes from the last meeting are here: DRAFT COMMUNITY COUNCIL MINUTES OCTOBER 2020

Meeting joining details (NOTE – You will need to enter the passcode manually when you connect – this is to try to avoid “bots” joining the meeting):

Topic: Tiree Community Council November 2020 meeting
Time: Nov 19, 2020 07:00 PM

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