Minute of the Inveraray Community Council Meeting

Published: 11th December 2023

Inveraray Community Council

General Meeting held on Wednesday 6th December 2023 at 7.00pm in the Loch Fyne Hotel

PresentIn attendance
Linda Divers

Jacqui MacDonald

Julie Hendry

Alyssa Stewart

Convener (Chair)




Cllr Jan Brown

David Taylor – Location manager

Andy Ross – film

Tracy Boyce


  1. Welcome

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

  1. Apologies

Al Rodden

  1. Declarations of Interest


  1. Approval of previous minutes

Jacqui approved; Tracy seconded

  1. David Taylor and Andy Ross gave a brief update regarding the filming due to take place on the Main Street in February 2024.


  1. Treasurer’s report
Outgoing Treasurer’s Report End of November 2023
General Account Balance£1,255.10
This includes income from:
Mini Bus£0.00
Pier Fund-£249.24
Action Plan£0.00
Drax for Avenue Light Survey-£500.00
Men’s Shed-£500.00
Warm Spaces£0.00
Dots Christmas Light£0.00
Balance After Pending/Allocated Funds£5.86
* waiting on micro grant payment to be paid to GA, £147.00
This includes income from:
Fundraising- not restricted
Balance after Pending  £276.83
MICROGRANT  £1,335.22
Pending grants awarded:
Inveraray CC- Kids Sweets £147.00
Balance after Pending  £1,188.00
Pending Payments:
Balance after Pending  £18,894.10

Inspire Inveraray has applied for a microgrant for £300 for hall hire for consultation and postcard drop – all approved.

  1. Inspire Inveraray report

DA MacDonald (Contractors) Ltd has started repair and remedial works on the Pier, good progress is being made.  Need to understand whether there was an electricity supply to the pier before the current owner of the Vital Spark bought the vessel. Possibly link lights on the pier with street lights, discuss with Argyll & Bute Council.


AGM held on 30th November 2023 – no changes to Directors.


Community Hall consultation events will be held on Friday 26th January 2024, 3.30pm – 7.00pm and Saturday 27th January 2024, 12noon – 4.00pm in Church of Scotland hall.


Inspire Inveraray Treasurers Report

  1. Police report

Report received.

  1. Correspondence

Nothing of note.

  1. Licencing/Planning applications


Nothing of note.  These will no longer be automatically submitted to the Community Council, they can be viewed from Argyll & Bute Council’s website here

  1. Fundraising


Christmas Parade was a great success, thanks to all who helped and attended.


  1. AOCB
  2. Swing Park equipment requires annual check for insurance purposes – Linda to ask if ACHA will help with this when they inspect their equipment.
  3. Tinsel tour for senior citizens to view Christmas lights arranged for 17th December 2023 at 6.30pm (Jan available to drive the bus if we need her to).


  1. Date of next meeting


Wednesday, 7th February 2024.