Inveraray Community Council Minutes of Meeting 1st November 2022

Published: 2nd November 2022

Inveraray Community Council

General Meeting held on Tuesday 1st November 2022 at 7.30pm in the Nicoll Hall

PresentIn attendance
Linda DiversConvener
Jacqui McDonaldVice ConvenerCllr Garrett Corner
Alyssa StewartTreasurerJulie Hendry
Jacquie Kerr
Tracy BoyceSecretary


  1. Welcome

Linda welcomed all to the meeting.

  1. Apologies for absence

Cllr Jan Brown, Hugh Nicoll

  1. Declarations of interest

None intimated.

  1. Approval of previous minutes

Linda approved; Jacquie seconded.

  1. Treasurer’s report

Outgoing Treasurer’s Report October 2022


General Account Balance          £5,687.80

This includes income from:

Mini Bus                            -£255.00

Pier Fund                        -£3,312.39

Action Plan                        -£199.58

Drax for Avenue Light Survey         -£500.00

Action Plan Prints                     £25.00

Warm Spaces                    -£1,000.00

Pending- Poppy Wreath              -£33.00

Balance After Pending/Allocated Funds £387.83  

EVENTS & DISPLAYS                   £2,822.53

Pending Reindeer                     -£249.99

Balance after Pending                 £2,572.53 


BONUS SAVINGS                       £10.48

MICROGRANT                    £499.52

Pending grants awarded :

Inveraray Community Council               -£199.58

Balance after Pending                     £299.94   

CLACHAN WINDFARM                    £20,309.58

Pending Payments:

British Region £1500.00

Balance after Pending                     £18,809.58

  1. Police Report

None submitted.

  1. Correspondence


  1. Licencing/Planning applications

Nothing of note.

  1. Inspire Inveraray


No new members, still need to push for more ordinary members and directors, forms have been printed off to recruit new members, there are now 60 members, another 40 required.


Difficulty with insurance, policy does not allow for individuals to drive vehicle, ongoing at the moment, with no more income.

Linda and Jacqui are looking into the current and new insurance policies.







Expected expenditure for Oct to December is £725, leaving balance of £135.47.

  1. Fundraising

Donations collected at Christmas parade will be put towards new Christmas lights.

Inveraray Christmas cards are still available for sale from the George Hotel.

  1. AOCB

 i.Grass and bushes beside path from new town to Co-op car park require cutting back, Sgt Wilson advised that he will arrange a working party with the Army Cadets to tidy the avenue.

  1. Swing park – DA MacDonald will quote for black mats beneath our equipment.
  • Jacquie Kerr asked if the Council could install a grit bin at the swing park – Julian Green to be contacted.
  1. Jacqui MacDonald will lay the wreath for the Community Council on Remembrance Sunday.
  2. Agreed to purchase PA & mic system.

12. Date of next meeting

Wednesday, 7th December 2022

Linda closed the meeting and thanked everyone for their work in the community.