Inveraray Community Council Minute of Meeting Wednesday 5th July 2023

Published: 10th July 2023

Inveraray Community Council

General Meeting held on Wednesday 5th July 2023 at 7.00pm in the Loch Fyne Hotel

PresentIn attendance
Linda DiversConvener (Chair)Michelle Soto
Jacquie Kerr

Julie Hendry



Cllr Brown



  1. Welcome

Linda welcomed all to the meeting and thanked the Loch Fyne Hotel for their hospitality.

  1. Apologies

Hugh Nicol, Alistair Rodden, Jacqui McDonald, Aly Stewart, Tracy Boyce

  1. Declarations of Interest


  1. Approval of previous minutes

Linda approved; Jacquie seconded.

  1. Treasurer’s report
Community Council Outgoing Treasurer’s Report End of June 2023
General Account Balance£2,106.73
This includes income from:
Mini Bus-£255.00
Pier Fund-£134.15
Action Plan£0.00
Drax for Avenue Light Survey-£500.00
Mens’ Shed-£500.00
Warm Spaces£0.00
Dots Christmas Light-£77.52
Balance After Pending/Allocated Funds£640.06
This includes income from:
Alan Cameron Light-£2,550.00
Balance after Pending  £2,163.85
MICROGRANT  £1,330.29
Pending grants awarded:
Balance after Pending  £1,330.76
Pending Payments:
Balance after Pending  £18,894.10



Balance as of 30/06/23/23£95,944.34
Unrestricted Pier Funds £    8,711.71
Unrestricted Funds£1,051.78**
Pier Restricted Garfield Weston £  15,000.00
Pier Restricted  Inspiring Scotland £  31,500.00
Pier Fundraising Refurb £  24,153.85
Fyne Shed TSI Grant £    8,500.00
Fyne Shed Co-Op Donation £        150.00
SLF Admin Grant £    4,104.00
Toddlers Group £        273.00
Argyll and Bute Community Hall £    2,500.00
Pending Income
Fyne Den Hire£100.00**
CC Mini Bus£255.00**
Expected 3 month annual expense   July, Aug, Sept  **
Mini Bus Insurance-£858.00
Minibus MOT-£400.00
Nicoll Hall Electricity Charges-£35.00
Bank Charges-£6.50
CTA Membership-£80.00
** Available funds to date£1,406.78**
Inspire Inveraray are holding an open day on August 10th to give interested parties a chance to meet the Board and obtain updates on their work.  Location to be confirmed
  1. Police report

No report received.

  1. Correspondence

Nothing received.

  1. Licencing/Planning applications

Nothing of note.

  1. Fundraising

No plans until Christmas.

  1. AOCB
  • Argyll Estates to be asked to cut back the brambles beside the Avenue path
  • Cllr Brown will contact ACHA re the poor swing park in Inveraray to see if it can be improved.
  • Several members of the community have reported sighting rats in Inveraray – Cllr Brown will pass to relevant person.
  • An open burn beside the new houses at Dun Na Quaich view has been reported as a possible danger to children – Cllr Brown will speak with ACHA.
  1. Date of next meeting

Wednesday, 2nd August 2023.